Department of Zoology

Courses and programmes offered : B. Sc. Major/Honours & General/Regular

History of the department:

Date of Establishment1st June, 1994
Introduction of BSc. (General/Regular) course1994-1995
Introduction of BSc (Major/Honours) course2015-2016
Affiliation of BSc (General/Regular) course by Gauhati University1997
Date of permission of BSc (Major/Honours) course by
Gauhati University
2015
First teacher to join the departmentDr. Anindita Chakravarty

Name of the ex-faculty of the department:

Sl. No.Name of the Ex – Faculty
1Mr. Bhaskar Pathak (M.Sc.)

Faculty:

Name of the FacultyDr. Anindita Chakravarty, M.Sc., M.Phil., PhD
DesignationAssistant Professor
Areas of InterestAnimal Ecology & Wildlife Biology
Name of the FacultyMrs. Lipika Dey Dutta, M.Sc., M.Phil.
DesignationAssistant Professor
Areas of InterestEntomology and Environmental Biology
Name of the FacultyDr. Sewali Pathak, M.Sc. M. Phil, Ph.D.
DesignationHOD & Assistant Professor
Areas of InterestFish and Fishery Biology

Departmental Facilities and Activities:

  • The department has two well-equipped laboratories, one for major practical classes and other for general practical classes.
  • The department organizes student’s seminar every year. The department publishes wall magazine (Life), departmental magazine (Sparrow) and departmental journal “Zoologica”. Periodically.

Publications               :           Nil

Modalities:

  1. Seminar          :           Nil
  2. Workshop:    
    1. National Level – 04 (on fold scope, DBT project, 2018-2019)
    2. State level   –  01 (on biodiversity in collaboration with ATREE in 2018)
  3. Webinar         :           Nil
  4. Misc.               :           Nil

Research Work:

  • DBT Project on fold scope (2018-2019)

Principal investigator – Dr. Sewali Pathak

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