The Department of Zoology

Established in 1927    @  89 year of excellence

DIST- FIST Supported Department


The Department of Zoology was established in 1927 offering B.Sc Zoology.

M.Sc Zoology Started in 1965. 

Research programme started  in 1986.

B.Sc Industrial Microbiology and Zoology
started  in 2002

M.Sc. Biochemistry started in 2005

M.Sc. Microbiology started in 2014


Learning Resources

  • 6 Lecture Halls - 4 with audio visual aids

  • 1 Seminar Hall with audio visual aids

  • Separate Laboratories for Physiology, Environmental Biology, Entomology, Biochemistry & Microbiology.

  • PG lab with LCD projector & Microscope projector.

  • Separate PG Reference Library with books and journals

  • Largest museum with diverse collection of specimens including fossils

  • Instrumentation section with sophisticated instruments like Double beam UV-Vis Spectrophotometer , GLC, Gel Doc system, ELISA Plate Reader, Flame Photometer, Automated Tissue Processors, Cryostat,Ultra low Cooling Centrifuge, Electrophoresis systems, Water quality analyzers, Fluorescent Trinocular Microscope, Phase contrast microscope, Binocular Stereo zoom microscope, Trinocular Research microscopes with digital photographic attachment, Ultra low temperature deep freezers, BOD Incubators, Hot air ovens, Incubators,  etc.

  • Wi-Fi enabled department




Zoology Association

To foster extracurricular and curricular talents in student the association under the stewardship of faculty acts as a platform. It coordinates different activities such as sports mela, arts festival, Quiz programmes, Onam celebrations, etc.


Contact Details

Head of the Department

Dr. Jose D Kaippallil


Telephone (Office)