Department of Zoology

The department of zoology was established in 1969 as part of the science courses at the erstwhile pre-degree.  B.Sc was started in 1977.   There are four faculty positions and four permanent teachers.

Faculty profile

Name Designation Qualification Email Phone  
Dr. P Sheena Assistant Professor MSc. UGC Ph.D sheenanarayanan@gmail.com 9496344059  
Dr. Ajayakumar.A.P. Assistant Professor MSc. B Ed. UGC Ph.D ajaytavanur@gmail.com 9446433104  
Sri. Prasanth C.M.. Assistant Professor   prasanthcm@gmail.com 9847066614  
Dr. Abdul Rasheed V.T. Assistnat Professo        

Student profile

a. Present number and categories:

Class

UG I

UG II

UG III

Sanctioned Strength

25

25

30

No. of Students Admitted

25

25

30

No of present students

21

19

23

Boys

0

0

1

Girls

21

19

22

SC

4

3

6

ST

0

0

0

OBC and minority

12

10

10

General

05

06

07

 

Tb. Qualification: Any student who passes Higher Secondary, Vocational Higher Secondary, CBSE, AISCE or equivalent with biology, physics and chemistry as optional papers can apply for undergraduate program in Zoology.

Tc. Among the factors that place hurdles on the road to excellence are poor financial background of students, vernacular schooling, low exposure and general apathy to education. The department tries to improve the situation through tutorials, personal interventions and remedial classes.

d. R. Sajitha, III rank, B.Sc., 2009-10

 Recent curricular changes

 

The UG program has been converted into credit and semester system from 2009 admissions onwards.

 Learning resources:

  1. Library with 282 books with latest additions and a teacher to facilitate selection and reading
  2. Well-equipped  lab
  3. Museum
  4. Remedial classes, tutorial sessions and interactive classes
  5. Digital devices like computers and LCD projectors

Research Projects and publications

  1. Projects
 

 

  1.  Publications
No Name of the teacher Paper Journal
01 P. Haridasan Effects of Vitex negundo L. Leaf Extracts on Adult Emergence of the Stored Product Pest, Tribilium castaneum H. Journal of Entomological Research. 33(4): 343—347. (2009)

 

Placement record of past students  

No

Name

Present status

01 P. Usha Dept of Zoology,SamorinCollege,Calicut
02 P. Haridasan Dept of Zoology,SNGSCollege, Pattambi
03 P.P. Santhosh Dept. of Zoolgy,SreeKrishnaCollege, Guruvayoor
04 Dr. K. Venugopal Superintendent,Govt.Hospital, Pattambi
05 Dr.K. Radhakrishnan TalukHospital, Perinthalmanna
06 Dr. K. Savithri Govt.AyurvedaCollege, Ollur
07 Dr. M. Haseena E.M.S.Hospital, Perinthalmanna
08 C. Krishnakumar Transmission Executive, AIR,Calicut
09 T.N.Balakrishnan Principal, K.V., Palakkad
10 N.P.Rajan Principal, Navodaya Vidyalaya, Kasaragod
11 P.K.Unnikrishnan Quality Assurance Officer, UAE
12 S. Santhosh Zoological Survey ofIndia, Calciut
13 E.S. Shini Project Officer, Matsyafed, Thanoor
14 K.V.Rajan Junior Superintendent, E.I., Kuttippuram
15 P. Manoj Advocate, Pattambi
16 C.K.Krishnakumar Station Master, Shoranur Railway Station
17 P.P. Nandan Headmaster, AUPS, Chazyiyath
18 P. Balagopal Asst. Development Commissioner, Malappuram
19 Dr.K.N.Ganesh Nagarjuna, Cherpulachery
20 P.C.V. Renuka Principal, B.Ed.,TrainingCollege, Cherpullassery
21 Dr. K.M. Madhu Veterinary Surgeon, Koppam
22 Dr. K. Sajan SevanaHospital, Pattambi
23 P. Pradeep Prinicpal, Govt. H.S.S., Pattambi

 Plan for action of the department for the next five years:

Þ      Upgrade to postgraduate department

Þ      Enlarge labs and museum

Þ      Get projects

Þ      Start add-on courses

Þ      Subscribe to more journals