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Department of Zoology

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Some of our landmark achievements are as under:
  • Research Supervisor : 03

  • Ph. D. Awarded : 16

  • Students Registered for Ph.D:01

  • Paper published :117

  • Book Published :03

  • Grant Received :   3,50,000/-

Department of Zoology

Year of establishment - 1972


Dr. V. R. Wankhade

Professor and Head
   


Zoology is the vast area of systematic biology that studies the animal kingdom including the structure, embryology, physiology, evolution, classification and molecular biology. The department started with Graduate Programme in the year 1991, Zoology Laboratory got recognition as Ph. D. Research Centre, under Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University which is well furnished and fully equipped. 16 Ph. D Research scholars have been awarded with the doctoral degree. In the year 1995 Post Graduate Course in Zoology was introduced. The department is blessed with highly qualified faculty involved in teaching, research as well as administration; Dr. S. V. Gudadhe and Dr. S. R. Akarte as the former Head of the Department. Dr. V. R. Wankhade is currently heading the department. Seminar, group discussion, unit test and audio-visual techniques are adopted in order to make teaching learning more effective. The department offers specialization in Animal Physiology for PG students. The Department has made its significant mark in publications by reaching 117 research publications in the reputed National and International Journals. Adding to its glories the Department has completed one Major Research Project and five Minor Research UGC approved projects. The department continues the tradition of excelling in academics with total 11 students securing places in the Merit list of Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati. Total 11 students cleared NET, SET examinations and 02 are qualified for Junior Research Fellowship. Dr. Maulana Azad National Fellowships was awarded to 03 research scholars. Mr. Nitin Khobragade Laboratory Attendant, a Ph.D. holder has achieved the “Utkrustha Seva Gaurav Puraskar-2017” of the Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati and he also published 6 research papers in the National and International journals. Department actively participates in social and learner centric Activities and Projects.


•   Area of Research

•   Animal Physiology
•   Genetics
•   Environmental Pollution
•   Biodiversity
•   Toxicology
•   Molecular Biology

Teaching Methods

•   Lecture method
•   Remedial Teaching
•   Remedial Teaching for slow learners.
•   Experiential Learning:
•   Field Visit/Study Tour
•   Visit to Industry
•   Visit to Research Laboratories
•   Participatory Learning:
•   Practical Sessions
•   Seminars
•   Group discussions
•   Soft-Skills Development Program
•   Google classroom:
•  Google classroom is used to give assignments and study material to students. Also used to upload question papers and additional information to the students.
•   Use of ICT tools:
•   PowerPoint presentations
•   Use of DLP-Projector
•   YouTube links of the Video Clips of the Prescribed Topics
•   Diagrammatic demonstration related to syllabus.
•   Guest Lectures:
• To make the students aware of recent advances in Zoology, department organizes Lectures of Eminent Personalities for UG as well as PG students.


Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities

National/State level conference/workshop/Seminar/Other activities organized by department

•   National Level Conference on ‘Emerging Trends in Sciences’ (3rd - 4th February 2019).
•   National Conference on ‘Recent Trends in Conservation of Biodiversity’ NCRTCB-2016.
•   National Conference on ‘Advances in Life Sciences: Present and Future’ (AILSPF-2013).
•   One day workshop on ‘Vermiculture’.
•   Two Days Intercollegiate Workshop on ‘Hands on Molecular Techniques’.
•   Animal Welfare Week.
•  Vehicle Pooling Awareness Programme to create awareness among students to save petrol and due vehicle pooling decrease CO2 in the college premises.


Collaborations/MoU

•   Dy. Conservation of Forests, Melghat, Tiger Reserve SipnaWildlife Division Paratwada Dist. Amravatito study “Socio Economy impact of eco development program on local village community” (2015-16).
•   Disha Foundation Amravati 2019 to study Wild Life Conservation and Visits to various Wild Life Institutions.
•  DISHA Rehabilitation Centre Amravati for 2014 to 2019 and from 2019- 2024 to create social awareness among students under Pratibha Women’s Studies Centre, VBMV Amravati.


Details Of Faculty Members


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    Dr. V. R. Wankhade

    Professor & Head

    • Qualification : M.Sc. M.Phil. Ph.D.
    • Experience : 33 Years
    • Expert Area: Animal Physiology, Animal Diversity, Pollution Ecology, Genetics.
    • Email : vasudhawankhade@gmail.com
    • Mobile : 9420077470


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    Dr. Y. D. Akhare

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification :M.Sc. Ph.D.
    • Experience : 11 Years
    • Expert Area: Genetics, Toxicology, Physiology
    • Email : ydakhare2007@rediffmail.com
    • Mobile : 9922515171


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    Dr. N. R. Thorat

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification : M.Sc. Ph.D.
    • Experience : 11 Years
    • Expert Area: Toxicology, Physiology
    • Email : nandkishorthorat76@gmail.com
    • Mobile : 9975976584


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    Dr. A. M. Vikhar

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification : M.Sc. Ph.D.
    • Experience : 01 Years
    • Expert Area: Toxicology, Physiology
    • Email : alkavikhar@gmail.com
    • Mobile : 7757001342


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    Dr. S. H. Rathod

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification : M.Sc. Ph.D.
    • Experience : 01 Year
    • Expert Area: Endocrinology, Physiology
    • Email : siddhartrathod86@gmail.com
    • Mobile : 9834665076


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    Mr. H. A. Pathrikar

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification : M.Sc.
    • Experience : 01 Year
    • Expert Area: Toxicology, Physiology
    • Email : pathrikarharshad@gmail.com
    • Mobile :9545767591


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    Ms. D. R. Ingle

    Assistant Professor

    • Qualification : M.Sc.
    • Experience : 01 Year
    • Email : dikshuingle1010@gmail.com
    • Mobile :7083055324


Research


Student Achievements

Students Qualified NET/SET/GATE Examinations

  Sr. No.   Name of the Student   Qualified Exam   Year
  1   Mr. Sh. Abid Hussain   NET  2013-14
  2   Mr. Sh Amjad Hussain   NET  2014-15
  3   Mr. Abid Hussain   NET  2014-15
  4   Mr. Ghanshyam Wamanrao Gudadhe   NET  2015-16
  5   Mr. Suhas Madhukar Pidhekar   NET & SET  2015-16
  6   Mr. Mahesh Bholeshwar Mudgal   SET   2016-17
  7   Mr. Irshad Aziz Malik   SET   2017-18
  8   Ms. Dipali Laxmanrao Deogade   SET   2019-20
  9   Ms. Anuradha Dnyaneshwar Patshe   SET   2019-20

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