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Department of Zoology, Year of establishment - 1972

Zoology is the vast area of systematic biology that studies the animal kingdom including the structure, embryology, physiology, evolution, classification and molecular biology. Department of Zoology established in the year 1972 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. Presently, total 16 Ph. D Research scholars have been awarded with the doctoral degree. In the year 1995 Post Graduate Course in Zoology was introduced. At present there are five faculty members in the Department out of five faculty members three faculties are Doctorate. The Department is blessed with the administrative and dedicated faculties, 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.
The Department is having 120 intake capacity for Graduate and 33 intake for Post Graduate Classes. The department offers specialization in Animal Physiology.
The Department has made its mark in publications by reaching 111 research publications in the 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 place 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. 03 research scholars are awarded Dr. Maulana Azad National Fellowships.
Mr. Nitin Khobragade Laboratory Attendant 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.



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Details Of Faculty Members

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Dr. V. R. Wankhade

Associate Professor

Faculty Details

  • Qualification : M.Sc. M. Phil. Ph. D
  • Experience : 32+ Year
  • Research Experience: 28 years
  • Email : vasudhawankhade@gmail.com
  • Mobile : +91 9420077470

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Dr. Yogesh D. Akhare

Assistant Proffesor

Faculty Details

  • Qualification : M.Sc. Ph.D.
  • Experience : 9+ Year
  • Research Experience: 10 Years
  • Email : ydakhare.2007@rediffmail.com
  • Mobile : +91 9922515171

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Dr. Nandkishor R. Thorat

Assistant Professor

Faculty Details

  • Qualification : M.Sc., Ph.D.
  • Experience : 9+ Year
  • Research Experience: 10 Years
  • Email : nandkishorthorat76@gmail.com
  • Mobile : +91 9975976584

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Mr. S.H. Rathod

Assistant Professor (Ad-hock Basis)

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  • Qualification : M.Sc B.Ed
  • Experience : 7+ Year
  • Research Experience: 05 Years
  • Email : Siddhartrathod86@gmail.com
  • Mobile : +91 9834665076

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Ms. A. A. Farkade

Assistant Professor (Ad-hock Basis)

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  • Qualification : M.Sc
  • Experience : 1+ Year
  • Mobile : +91 9168490010

Events
  Sr.No   Name of the Event   Date
  1) Conference on “Advances In Life Sciences: Present and Future” (AILSPF-2018)   11 &12 January 2013
  2) National Conference on “Recent Trends in Conservation of Biodiversity “ (NCRTCB) (2016)   12 March 2016
  3) Conference on “Gender Isonomy: A Societal Onus” (GISO-2018)   19 April 2018
Research thrust areas as recognized by major funding agencies

1. Fisheries Science, Physiology, Environmental Pollution, genetics.

List of the distinguished alumni of the department
  Sr.No   Name   Present Position   Place
  1)   Shital Talegaonkar   Teacher School of Scholar   Amravati
  2)   Madhuri Bhade   Lecturer, Amolokchand College   Yeotmal
  3)   Samir Bagade   Assistant Professor, J. B. Science College   Wardha
  4)   Dipak Jatale   Assistant Prof., Govt. Engg. College   Akot
  5)   Ashish Khadse   Pharmacist,   Amravati
  6)   Ms. P. U. Jichkar   School Teacher Ankleshwar   Gujrat
  7)   Vaibhaw Aware   Pharmacist   Talegaon Dabhade, Pune
  8)   Masood Anwar   USA company, Area Manager   ------
  9)   Ashish Nagare   P.A. to Collector   Amravati
  10)   Yagini VaishaDegamwar   LokmanyaTilak, Jr. Collge   Chandrapur
  11)   Pratibha Mahalle   Assistant Prof. & Principal, Vinayak Vidya Mandir   Amravati
  12)   Archana Pawar   Assistant Prof. Garware College,   Pune
  13)   Mohd. Gulam   School Teacher, Govt. H. S. Silmoo,   Kargil (J &K)
  14)   Shruti Hande   Primary Teacher   Nagpur
  15)   Shrikant Rathod   Fashion DesignarFashion Designar   Mumbai
Students cleared Eligibility test and competitive examinations
  Sr. No.   Name of the Student   Name of the Examination
  1)   Mr. V. K. Nagle   CSIR-NET-2000
  2)   Mr. Abid Hussain   NET-JRF
  3)   Mr. Amjad Hussain   NET-JRF
  4)   Mr. Mehboob Ali   NET-JRF, IIIM
  5)   Mr. Mohd. Ahmad   NET-JRF
  6)   Mr. Zakir Hussain   NET-JRF
  7)   Dr. Mahesh Mudgal   SET
  8)   Mr. G. W. Gudadhe   SET
  9)   Mr. Suhas Pidhekar   SET
  10)   Mr. Mumtaj Ali   NET-JRF
  11)   Mr. V. D. Bute (EVS)   SET
  12)   Mr. Manoj Wankhade   SSC, New Delhi
Some of our landmark achievements are as under :
  • Research Supervisor :                03

  • Ph. D. Awarded :                           16

  • Students Registered for Ph.D:02

  • Paper published :                         111

  • Book Published :                          03

  • Grant Received :             12,02,300/-