The Department of Zoology came into existence in 2001 with the introduction of Graduate Programme in Zoology (B.Sc.). In the year 2013, the Department was upgraded to Post Graduate Department and the Master’s Programme in Zoology with specialization in Fishery Science commenced. Through the years, the department has offered various skill based certificate programs.


To Provide Quality Education in Life Sciences, Fostering Holistic Development and Community Engagement


Mould global citizens who possess the skills and acumen to take on the brave new world, but with compassion and ethics

Goals and Objectives of the Department

  • Ignite the love for science especially animal science by providing a unique learning experience. 
  • Facilitate basic research in life science with special reference to Fishery Science
  • Encourage curious minds to delve into the avenues of advanced investigation in biology
  • Engage in and sensitize the youth towards biodiversity exploration and conservation 


The department successfully caters to graduate and post graduate programmes.

  • Well-equipped laboratories
  • It enabled class rooms 
  • Computer lab with internet facility 
  • Department museum with rare and relevant specimens  
  • Department library with an excellent collection of books 

Best Practices

The vibrant students and faculty engage in several academic and co-curricular activities to provide holistic growth of young minds.

  • Field trips to exciting places of biological relevance
  • National and International webinars, seminars, invited talks and interactions with eminent biologists
  • Extension and outreach activities 
  • NET coaching and IIT-JAM, TIFR-GS, CUET exam coaching
  • MoU with Tropical Institute of Ecological Science, Kottayam, Anton’s Medicode 
  • Powerpoint presentations, quiz competitions, biodiversity surveys, observation of important days, celebration of festivals etc. under the umbrella of Zoology Association. 
  • Annual All Kerala Intercollegiate Zoo Fest, ‘Emerald Fiesta’ since 2012. 
  • Applied and occupational zoology practices: vermicomposting unit, butterfly garden, mushroom culture unit, apiculture unit and wet-lab facility.