INTRODUCTION


 The department of Zoology is one of the prestigious departments of this college and it started 1950. The built up area of the Zoolog y department is 4900sq.mts. Eminent personalities like Sri Jamme konete Rao, Vanamala Naidu, S.M. Basha, M. C. Venkata suubbaiah worked in the department. The department is equipped with two laboratories. Both of these labs are fully equipped with furniture and laboratory instruments. The Staff members here are highly experienced and qualified. The department is essential for knowing the recent achievements research and new research and new techniques for the betterment of mankind.

Having of good reputation and leading college in the district with the intention of providing courses to the students our college with great effort introduced M.Sc., Zoology course in the year 2005-06. It is one of the self financed course and is affiliated to Yogi Vemana University. It is the prestigious task of the department to maintain this course successfully.

VISION:


To live harmoniously in the web of life. The aim of the department is to acheive excellence through high quality education and research relavant to the local,regional and national needs through cooperation with leading researchers and educators.

MISSION:


To inspire the students to reach the frontiers of biological science.

To create intellectually stimulating environment, promote excellence in teaching , research and extension activities and facilitate academic freedom, diversity and harmony.

To develop research aptitude and a scientific advancement.

To develop an aptitude for understanding nature and its rich biodiversity.

To acquire knowledge on the taxonomic status of various animals and its relationship to man.

To appreciate the correlation between the structure and functions of organisms.

To bring about an awareness of health related problems, its prevention and cure.

Undegraguate level training aims to provide a wide –spectrum comprehension of the anatomy, physiology,systamatics, ecology and conservation of terrestrial and aquatic/ marine animals.

At post graduate level, our objectives are concerned with maintaining a high level of scientific excellence in Zoological research.

To improve the department in community based and outreach activities, whenever, wherever possible.

PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT

RESPONSES

1.

Name of the Department

ZOOLOGY

2.

Year of Establishment

1950

3.

Number of Teachers sanctioned and present position

5

4.

Number of Administrative Staff

3

5.

Number of Teaching Staff

5

6.

Number of Teachers and Students

5 : 255

7.

Demand Ratio

(No. of seats:No. of applications)

1:2

8.

Ratio of Teachers and Students

1: 51

9.

Number of research scholars who had their master’s degree from other institutions

 

-

 10.

The year when the curriculum was revised last

2016 - 17

11.

Number of students passed NET/SLET etc.(last two years)

05

12.

Success rate of students

 Success rate of students-80-90%

 3.

Distinction ranks

25% of university distinctions of total strength

14.

Publications by faculty(last 5 years)

Dr. P. Sachi Devi : 05

Dr. P. Ravi Sekhar : 35

Dr. Y. Savithri : 29

Dr. C. Narasimha Rao : 19

Dr. U. Srineetha : 17

15.

Awards and recognition received by faculty (last 5 years)

Dr. Y. Savithri, Received NESA – Young Scientist Award

 16.

Faculty who have attended National and International Seminars (last 5 years)

All the faculty members are regularly attending National and International seminars.

 17.

Number of National and International Seminars organized (last 5 years)

Conducted State level Symposium on Wild life Conservation during the Academic year 2012-13.

18.

Number of teachers engaged in consultancy and revenue generated

Department is giving Consultancy for Fisheries, veterinary, Various Clinics on FREE BASIS.

19.

Number of ongoing projects and its total outlay

 02 – Minor Research Projects Sanctioned by UGC

20.

Number of books n the Departmental Library, if any

70

 21

Number of Journals/Periodicals

02

22.

Number of Computers

01

 23

Annual Budget

Rs 50,000/ Annum

 

COURSES OFFERED


S.NO

COURSE

GROUP

1.

B.Sc.,

BOTANY-ZOOLOGY-CHEMISTRY (TM) & CHEMISTRY-PHYSICS-ZOOLOGY(TM)

2.

B.Sc.,

BOTANY-ZOOLOGY-CHEMISTRY (EM)

3.

B.Sc.,

BIOTECH- ZOOLOGY-CHEMISTRY (EM)