About the Programme
The programme of Zoology was introduced from the academic year 1979-1980, established with undergraduate programme is upgraded to postgraduate programme in the year 2018. Faculty members have undertaken and completed extramural projects sponsored by DST- IEDC, UGC, DST-NRDMS and UBA etc. The department has established an Apiary unit and a Butterfly garden, with the purpose to inculcate the values of environment and conservation; Eco-tourism place to understand nature, environment and ecosystem management at Nilgiri Biosphere Nature Park, Anaikkatti, Coimbatore funded by GRG Trust.
This programme includes fundamental and advance courses in the field of biological sciences like Taxonomy, Molecular cell biology, Immunology, Biochemistry, Physiology, Genomics, Bioinformatics and Applied zoology. It instills the concepts through practical knowledge and develops entrepreneurial skills in various fields of Zoology. The programme provides employment and research opportunities in the field of animal studies and natural sciences.
The department aims to achieve excellence through high-quality education in order to create a better understanding of the living world through experiential learning and outreach activities. The department fosters scientific temperament and research attitude and focuses on the holistic development of students, empowerment through entrepreneurial and industrial skills to contribute effectively to the welfare of the society in this dynamic era.
To impart contemporary progression in life sciences to the students, train the leadership qualities in science and technology, publish high-quality research papers, undertake research projects, establish industry-Institute collaboration for training, employment and socio- economic empowerment, enable students to face challenges by inculcating values to make them better citizens.
For more details click here Syllabus 2018-2020 Syllabus 2019-2021