About The Department
The Department of Zoology was introduced from the academic year 1979-1980, established
with undergraduate programme is upgraded to post graduate programme in the year 2018.
Faculty members have undertaken and completed extramural projects sponsored by DST-
IEDC, UGC, DST-NRDMS & 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.
The departmentaims 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 for the welfare of the society in this dynamic era.
To impart contemporary progression in life sciencesto 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.
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 instils 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.
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