Welcome To Our Department

Vision & Mission

To inculcate an awareness to explore, understand and conserve animal diversity.

•              By strengthening teaching learning process through innovative practices, the department will stimulate the spirit of scientific enquiry and discovery in academics

•              To involve the department in community-based and outreach activities, whenever and wherever possible.

•              Encourage the students to mold passion into profession


Established in 1953  

Selected for Star College Scheme by the Department of Biotechnology,

Govt. of India

ISO 9001:2008 certified

First department to  start a job oriented course

Courses of National Importance like Medical Microbiology is provided as specialization

  • Designed the curriculum M.Sc Zoology with Medical Microbiology (2002) and started the course for the first time in M.G University

Department at a glance

Being a gateway to the diverse areas of modern biology, Zoology Department emphasizes critical thinking and conceptual skills that come from an understanding of how scientific information is obtained and evaluated and of how this information can be applied to societal issues. We the Department of Zoology started functioning as a collegiate department since 1952, six years after the inception of St. Albert’s College as a second grade college in 1946.

A central theme that stitches together the diverse group of faculty and students in our department is a shared value in promoting research and teaching that integrates knowledge and understanding across levels and scales of Zoology. We are interested in the intersections and integration of biological processes across levels. We view this vertical integration as central to our identity. Our research spans Toxicology, Genetics, Genomics, Physiology, Ecology, Planktonology, Systematics, and Medical Micro biology. We are home to enormous collections of sponges, coelenterates, annelids, arthropods, echinoderms, fishes, birds, reptiles and mammals from around the world.