Welcome to Department of ZOOLOGY

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About Department


     Name of the Department :                              ZOOLOGY

     Year of Establishment    :                               U.G.June 1975   P.G. 1990-91

                                                                            Research Centre  : --Octo.1993

      Departmental Profile

        The department of Zoology was established in June, 1975 .T.Y.B.Sc. Zoology special of this department began in the Acad. Year 1980-81. We have state of art laboratories with well equipped instruments .The papers  taught as  per   SPPU, Pune includes the syllabus which are useful for the students who wish to pursue their career in Medical Laboratory and paramedical professions as Laboratory Technicians . Our students also have maximum chances in  Research and  Teaching field. B.Sc. They can opt in various public services through   Entrance  examinations . Zoology students are prepared for the NET /SET /GATE examinations. They can also enter in Forest Department services. Past students from the department are in good positions in various fields such as Excise department, Nationalized bank, Police Department, Irrigation Department, Colleges and Schools, Government administrative services etc. Our past students contribute always for the department through donation of books and other requirements. The Department has established a departmental library with about 300 books donated by our past students. Department  is  academically rich  . Five faculty members are Ph.D. Two faculty members are about to complete their Ph.D. Six faculty members are actively engaged in research with sponsored research projects from U.G.C., B.C.U.D. The yearly research publications from the department are always at high number in the college.  Aim of the department is to create manpower of global standards so as to accept new challenges. Faculty takes efforts to impart quality and value based education. All the strength of the department is directed to create competent professionals .

 

* More than hundred and twenty research papers are published from the research centre of the   Zoology   Department.

* Departmental library is well developed through student alumni contribution.

* Faculty members from  the Department  are actively engaged  to guide the students resulted in the            

     achievement  of  inspire scholarship by  nine students.

 * Miss  Geetanjali Devdhe   is inspire scholarship holder student of the 

    department  qualified the prestigious IIT –JAM  Examination in Biological Sciences with  

      National rank 1196 .

 * Ganesh Wakchoure ( M.Sc.I) selected for two months summer research fellowship( Indian academy of Sciences) at Satya University Gudgaon.

 *Sanket Khedkar ( M.Sc.I)Selected and participated in National level Inter-university Drama competition at Amrutsar.

* Miss Kolpe ( M.Sc.I) selected in Savitribai Phule Pune University cricket team.

 * Prakash Deshmukh ( F.Y. B.Sc.) ,selected for participation in NIOS Biology Workshop and further selected for two months project training programme due to his good  performance

* Our teachers participate whole heartedly in various curricular and cocurricular activities in the college.  They work in various University and College committees, framed from time to time by respective authorities. They arrange cultural activities, lectures, NSS activities etc.

   They are also participating in examination related activities as paper setters, examiners, co-ordinators, moderators, flying-squad members etc.

Courses Offered

Undergraduate Level
Sr.No Name of Course/ Programme Duration Eligibility Intake Capacity Admission Procedure Prospects of Course
1 BSC Zoology 3 years 12th Pass Science 120 As per the norms of Savitribai Phule Pune University and Government of Maharashtra
Postgraduate Level
Sr.No Name of Course/ Programme Duration Eligibility Intake Capacity Admission Procedure Prospects of Course
1 M. Sc. Zoology 2 Years BSC Zoology 24 As per the norms of Savitribai Phule Pune University and Government of Maharashtra
Research Level
Sr.No Name of Course/ Programme Duration Eligibility Intake Capacity Admission Procedure Prospects of Course
1 M.Phil. 2 Years MSc 09 As per the norms of Savitribai Phule Pune University and Government of Maharashtra
2 Ph.D . 3 years MSc 03 As per the norms of Savitribai Phule Pune University and Government of Maharashtra

Infrastructure Detail

Laboratory No. Area in Sq.Mtrs Equipment detail No.of equipments Remark
1 50.75 The laboratories of the department have all the necessary instruments required as per the prescribed syllabus of the university and also the equipment required for research of the teachers and Ph.D. students. We have phase contrast microscope, cooling ce 1 Books & Projects Report are in Departmental Library
2 40.60 1 LCD Projector