Zoology

Establishment : 1964

COURSE OFFERED

M.Sc. CBCS (Semester scheme) & Ph. D. in various thrust areas
MSc : Capacity 35 = 25 + 10 (Payment Seats)

CURRENT THRUST AREAS

M.Sc. (Specialization)
  • Entomology & Insect Toxicology
  • Wild life Biology
  • Limonology & Fisheries

FACULTIES

  • Dr. Arti Prasad, Professor & Head (M.Sc, Ph.D, MBA)
  • Dr. Chhaya Bhatnagar, Asst. Prof. (M.Sc, Ph.D)
  • Dr. Ragini Sharma, Asst. Prof. (M.Sc, Ph.D)
  • Dr. Preeti Singh, Asst. Prof. (M.Sc, NET-JRF, M.Phil, Ph.D)
  • Dr. Vijay Kumar Koli, Asst. Prof. (M.Sc, NET-JRF, M.Phil, Ph.D)
  • Sh. Deepak Rawal, Asst. Prof. (M.Sc, NET)
  • Sh. Asha Ram Meena, Asst. Prof. (M.Sc, M.Phil)

ACHIEVEMENTS OF THE DEPARTMENT IN LAST 10 YEAR AND FUNDS RECEIVED FOR THE DEPARTMENT

PROJECTS

  • UGC SAP, DRS I & II (2007-2012) : Rs. 23.94 Lakhs
  • UGC SAP Phase II (2013-2018) : Rs. 63.50 Lakhs
  • DST FIST Phase I ( 2007-2012) : Rs. 27.40 Lakhs
  • DST FIST Phase II (2015-2020) : Rs. 60.00 Lakhs

Department has also been supported by DST, DBI, ICMR & DRDO Projects.

  • Funds received for research students (Scholarship): CSIR, NET JRF, Inspire(DST), BSR(UGC), Rajiv Gandhi fellowship for SC/ST and Molana Azad meritorious fellowship
  • Research Scholars (At Present): 40 (Net-15, SLET-15, GATE-03, BSR-10, Rajiv Gandhi- 5, Molana Azad-01 (Last 5 Years)

AWARDS GIVEN TO THE FACULTY MEMBERS

  • Prof. G.C. Mishra, Padam Shree
  • Prof. S.S. Guraya, Shanti Swroop Bhatnagar Award
  • Prof. Madhu Sudan Sharma, National fellowship award by National Environment Society
  • Prof. Maheep Bhatnagar, Bharat Jyoti Award
  • Prof. Arti Prasad, Best Scientist Award (Env. Science) (2006 & 2008)
  • Prof. Arti Prasad, Best Scientist Award for desert ecology by NAVBP (Bhuvaneshwar)
  • Prof. Arti Prasad, Erasmus Mundns European Award (France)
  • Dr. Chhaya Bhatnagar, Bharat Jyoti Award
  • Dr. Chhaya Bhatnagar, Environmentalist of the Year (Award by National Env. Society
  • Dr. Chhaya Bhatnagar, Environmental Scientist Award (Scientific & Env. Research Institute- Kolkata

OUR FEW PROUD ALUMNI

  • Prof. G.C. Mishra, FNA, Padam Shree, Ex-director NCCS PUNE
  • Prof. Bhomitran Dev, Vice- Chancellor, Mangla Yatan University and University of Gorakhpur
  • Porf Madhu Sudan Sharma, Vice – Chancellor, Kota University
  • Prof. S.S. Guraya, Shanti Swroop Bhatnagar Award
  • Prof. H.B.Tiwari, FNA, Renowned Scientist of Histoenzymology & Histo chemistry and Dean, College of Science(1983-1984), Faculty Chairman & Head Department of Zoology
  • Dr. S.B.Lall, Head Department of Zoology, WHO fellows in USA, CAS Visiting Scientist in Czechoslovakia
  • Prof. H.R. Tyagi, Dean, College of Science(1998-2001), Faculty Chairman & Head Department of Zoology
  • Prof. D. K. Bhatt, Dean, College of Science (2005-2008), Faculty Chairman & Head Department of Zoology
  • Dr. P.N.Sharma, PDF in UK, Renowned Parasitologist
  • Dr. J.S.Sethi, PDF in HARVARD University, USA
  • Dr. G.S.Dogra, PDF in CANADA
  • rof. Maheep Bhatnagar, Dean, College of Science (2011-2014), Faculty Chairman & Head, Department of Zoology

To avail faculty excellence scholarship -2014

STUDENTS ACHIEVED EXCELLENCE

  • Dr. S.K.Mathur, Director Sericulture, CFTRI, Mysore
  • Dr. Manvinder Singh, Dy. Director DRDO, New Delhi
  • Dr. Shakti Nath Upadhyay, Dy. Director NII, Delhi ,Director, Immunocom Biotech,Pune/li>
  • Dr. Phalgun Bansode, Dy. Director CDRI, Lucknow
  • Dr. Sanjeeve Banerjee, Senior Scientist

FUTURE VISION & MISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT:

OUR VISION

The department of zoology is working with a vision of overall excellence in the field of teaching, research and personality development of the students. We wish to develop our department as a seat of excellence and an interdisciplinary centre for research in Vector & Malaria control, Wild Life Ecology, Limnology's, Fisheries, Reproductive toxicology & Molecular Biology .

OUR MISSION

  • Restructuring curriculum giving more importance on practical aspects in the light of global change (Already done)
  • Setup virtual laboratory for invertebrate & vertebrates (in process)
  • Dr. Shakti Nath Upadhyay, Dy. Director NII, Delhi ,Director, Immunocom Biotech,Pune/li>
  • Our faculty members are keen to equip themselves with the new developments in their research & teaching by fulfilling the vision of participating and organizing various workshops, seminars, conferences and other faculty departmental development programs.