The department of Zoology starts its function in 1968. It functions as a main department which offers B.Sc. Zoology main (Core) with Chemistry and Botany as subsidiary (Complementary) subjects from 1993 onwards. Prof. John Mathew was the first Zoology lecturer of the college. He was followed by Prof. Ramani Balakrishnan, Prof. N Kamaluddin and Dr. R. Jayaprakash. Now the department is headed by Dr. Sheeja V.R.
The Department is provided with a well-equipped laboratory. The Department stands for academic excellence in all respects. The faculty members are active in research and have national and international publications. So far the department has conducted many Science talks, Photo Exhibitions, Training programs for bird watching and butterfly watching, Book Fair, Blood group testing camps, quiz competitions, remedial coaching for weak students etc. The Department had conducted two national seminars and one regional seminar. Department had completed one minor project.
|The Department offers First Degree Programme in Zoology with Chemistry and Botany as complimentary courses.|
|1||2012||Waste Management with special reference to Vermiculture and Vermicompost||UGC|
|2||2015||Threat Status and Biodiversity of Fish Fauna of Western Ghats||UGC|
Conducted regional Seminars on different topics such as ‘Zoonotic Diseases’, ‘Biodiversity &its Conservation’, ‘Cancer Cytogenetics’, ‘Seminar on Butterflies’ and ‘ Diversity and Conservation of Odonates.’
Publications & Presentations of Faculty members
A minor research project entitled "Documentation of Animal Biodiversity in Peringammala Panchayath - a Hotspot in Western Ghats was sanctioned from UGC and implemented by the Department. "
|Sl.No.||Name of Faculty||Papers presented in International seminars/conferences||Papers presented in National seminars/conferences||Research papers published|
|1||Dr. Sheeja V. R.||2||6||2|
|2||Dr. Sajeena Muhamed .S||2||4||2|
|3||Smt. Babida A||1|
Participation of Faculty members in National/ International Conferences / Seminars/ Workshops
|Sl.No.||Name of Faculty||Participation in International seminars/conferences||Participation in National seminars/conferences||Participation in Workshops|
|1||Dr. Sheeja V. R.||2||13||4|
|2||Dr. Sajeena Muhamed .S||3||8||2|
|3||Smt. Babida A||2||8||2|