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About the Department

The Department of Zoology was established in 1980 and since then the Department has been imparting teaching and training students in B.Sc. It also conducts various co-curricular activities in areas of Zoology. Introduction of M.Sc in Zoology in 2015 has shown remarkable progress over the years in teaching and research. Our faculty and students continue to contribute towards updating and upgrading the curriculum. At present, courses are offered in B.Sc. Honours, Electives in Zoology and M.Sc. in Zoology. Students passing from the Department with their B. Sc or M. Sc degree are now placed in different leading academic and research Institutes all over India. Currently, The Department is functioning with only 04 members of sanctioned teaching post for both UG and PG with intake capacity of 60 for Graduation and 16 for Post Graduation. Besides teaching, many extra-curricular activities like singing, dancing and quiz are undertaken in the department. The teaching process focuses in developing the ability of students to understand, communicate, analyse emerging discipline of Life science. It also helps in development of research aptitude, scientific temper and attitude in Zoology without deviating from ethics. The Department aims to be a center of excellence in the field of biodiversity.


Programme Offered Strength
BSc in Zoology 60
MSc in Zoology 16

Name  :   Mr. Nrushingha Behera

Designation  :   Assistant Professor (Head of the Department)

Qualification  :   M.SC, M. PHIL, CSIR-UGC- NET & JRF, GATE

Area of Interest   :    Developmental Ecology

Contact : Mob:        Email: nrushinghabehera552@gmail.com

Name  :   Mr. Suryakanta Swain

Designation  :   Assistant Professor (Stage-I)

Qualification  :   M.SC, M. Phil, MBA

Area of Interest   :    Cytogenetics and Biochemistry

Contact : Mob:        Email:swainsuryakanta@gmail.com

Name  :   Mr. Laxmidhar Biswal

Designation  :   Assistant Professor (Stage-I)

Qualification  :   M.Sc, B.Ed

Area of Interest   :    Biochemistry

Contact : Mob:        Email: laxmidharbiswal69@gmail.com

Name  :   Ms. Debayana Priyadarsini

Designation  :   Guest Faculty

Qualification  :   M.Sc, GATE

Area of Interest   :    Immunology

Contact : Mob:        Email:debayanapriyadarsini@gmail.com

Name  :   Mr. Smruti Ranjan Prusty

Designation  :   Guest Faculty

Qualification  :   M.Sc

Area of Interest   :    Biochemistry

Contact : Mob:        Email:smrutirp.prusty@gmail.com

Name  :   Ms. Manaswini Pradhan

Designation  :   Guest Faculty

Qualification  :   MSc, M.Phil.

Area of Interest   :    Biochemistry

Contact : Mob:        Email:pradhanmanaswini008@gmail.com

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Mr. Prafulla Dehury

Laboratory Attendant

Mob:

  1. Departmental seminars conducted.
  2. Departmental Study tour organised to nearby woodlands and wetlands.
  3. Career counselling organised for final year students.
  4. Parent-Teacher Meeting regularly held.
  5. Eco-quiz conducted.