Aided

The department of biology existed in our college right from its inception from 1957. Our department is a dynamic modern school of biological studies with a reputation of rigorous academic standards innovation and excellence in teaching and research. Our course was completely revamped keeping in view the requirements of students both in their higher studies and job markets. We have dedicated team of staff members with an attitude of encouraging and innovating, providing an environment of professional learning and development and creating values for students through sustained academic growth and skill orientation. Zoology was thought as a subject to the students of pre university course with the introduction of B Sc. Botany, Zoology has been offered as an ancillary subject To the students of botany major from 1972. The B.Sc. Degree in Zoology was introduced in 1982. A variety of teaching and learning techniques has been employed to impart knowledge and skills to students. Alumni in of our department have made their marks in various institutions around the world.

Infrastructure

  • Department has well equipped Virtual Laboratory
  • Department has Museum with Unique Collections of Preserved Specimens
  • LCD Projector in Zoology Laboratory
  • Department has well equipped Library
  • Computer with Internet connection in Department
  • Well ventilated and spacious classrooms for our students

Special Features

  • Unique Core Papers
  • Well Qualified and Experienced Faculty members
  • Conducting Guest Lectures and Workshops
  • Regular Ecosystem visits
  • Conducting Parent Teachers Meet in every year
  • Habitual student counsels by proctors.

Vision

Enlightening the students with total dedication to bring out the hidden skills, creativity and human excellence with due emphasis on knowledge about recent development in the field of biology and mould them as responsible citizens.

Mission

Metamorphosing the students holistically through seminars, symposia, guest lectures, group discussions, shared class experiences, assignments, nature club, field visits, ecotrip, job opportunities, and healthy practices to express the excellence within.

  • To provide quality education to the students on meticulous knowledge in Zoology.
  • To understand the unity of life with the rich diversity of organisms and their ecological environmental and evolutionary significance.
  • To create awareness on biosphere conservation by field visit and biosafety measures in laboratory.
  • To access the practical experience in instrument handling, bee keeping, virtual dissection, and microbial products in pharmaceutical industry.
  • To know the recent development of Bioinformatics, information and network security.
  • We offer core papers such as Sericulture, Apiculture, Vermiculture, Aquaculture, MLT for Global needs and self employment.
  • To gain knowledge about origin of life, animal ethics and evidences of evolution
  • To prepare the students with required skills to make them employable when they finish Zoology programme
  • To develop the skills of students in various spheres like Research, Presentation of Papers in Seminars / Conferences and to equip the students with creativity to take part in inter-collegiate competitions
  • To accomplish a hundred percent results.
  • To educate and elevate the students with human excellence.

Dr. S. Somasundaram

M.Sc., PGD (MBT)., Ph.D.,

Staff Name Designation Profile
Dr. S. Somasundaram, M.Sc., PGD (MBT)., Ph.D., Assistant Professor (HOD)
Dr. M.Durairaju , M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., PGDCA, Ph.D. Associate Professor
Dr. S. Mariselvi, M.Sc., M.Phil., PGDCA., Ph.D. Associate Professor (Management)
Ms. S. Jayalakshmi, M.Sc., M.Phil., Assistant Professor
Dr. S. Christobher, M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D. Assistant Professor

Association

Zoology department established a club named “Club Zoa” for the theme cosmo learning of diverse life forms and it’s interacting with their environment. A host of co-curricular activities are organised every academic year to make learning beyond the class room activities which include seminars, symposium guest lecturer and outreach programmes through “Club Zoa” a departmental student participatory club.

INFRASTRUCTURE

  • Glowing collection of books in the department library
  • Around 500 specimens  in the department museum
  • Separate research chamber for research scholars
  • ICT Enabled teaching methods.
  • Well equipped virtual lab
  • Demonstration with Charts, Preserved Specimens, Stuffed animals, Slides
  • Power point presentation
  • Subject Videos and animated videos
  • Google class rooms
  • Field based studies
  • Special lectures and demos given by subject experts
  • Hands on training during practical session
  • Modernized environmental quality  parameters analyzing  equipments

POTENTIAL FEATURES

  • Well designed national level curriculum.
  • Curriculum focus on employability/ entrepreneurship/ skill development.
  • Recently emerging zoology fields were included in our syllabi like Bioinformatics and cyber security, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Microbiology.
  • The current syllabi for Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) zoology part is fully covered the present B. Sc., curriculum which offers the potential possibilities for passing zoology related examinations.
  • Curriculum oriented filed visits for students.
  • Head of Department, who leads from the front (dedicated, energetic, active in both research and teaching).
  • Strong commitment to teaching.
  • Record of attracting funding agencies for national conferences, workshops.
  • All faculty members are active in research.
  • Breadth of disciplines currently covered for teaching, morale in the faculty and students have enhanced.
  • Wide range of skills, positive attitude, flexibility of teaching staff.
  • Ability of the faculty members to work together, in a flexible manner.
  • Willingness to take on board the challenge of Quality assurance/Quality Improvement process.
  • Students are motivated to participate and made presentations in conferences, seminars, symposium, workshops and wildlife census programmes.
  • Final year students are involved in mini projects in applied aspects.
  • Vermicomposting techniques
  • Preparation of honey comb
  • Bee keeping and honey harvesting techniques
  • Aquarium maintenance techniques
  • Fish feed preparation techniques
  • Edible fish recipe preparations
  • Manure preparation from fish waste
  • Silkworm rearing techniques
  • Silk reeling techniques
  • Blood and urine analysis
  • Duck farming
  • Goat farming
  • Aquaculture
  • Dairy farming
  • Poultry farming
  • Piggery
  • Habit and habitat of black headed Ibis
  • Ornamental fish culture
  • Field study of Grizzled Giant Squirrel
  • Production of Organic Fertilizer from Solid Waste
  • Mushroom culture
  • To motivate our students to participate campus interviews.
  • The medical coding/ medical transcription offer placement opportunities for under graduate students.
  • New appointments like organic forming- vermi compost, organic silk production, organic honey production techniques will be made for young zoologists.
  • Self employment – edible and ornamental fish culture.

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