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.