Department of Zoology


Bioscience General was introduced in the year 1999. The advance course of Zoology was started from the session 2006-2007. The founder of the department was Late Dr. Atreyee Basak. Department was initially started with one fulltime teacher, one contractual whole time teacher, ten students .With gradual progress,  the present student strength of the department now has become sixty and above.

All the faculties of the department of zoology are well qualified and acquainted with the recent research advancement in their respective fields. The department includes five teaching faculties working in different capacities such as substantive full-time teacher, contractual full time teacher, guest lecturer etc. and two laboratory attendants.

The department is also well equipped with proper instruments and Seminal Library necessary for conducting undergraduate courses.

Courses in collaboration with the department

Our department is providing entire facilities (teaching staff, non teaching staff, laboratory equipments etc.) to support the undergraduate zoology (Hons. and General) course including practical examinations of Netaji Subhas Open University since 2008.

TEACHER STUDENT RATIO: 18: 1 for Honours course & 33 : 1 for General Course.


Trends in success rate of students during last 3 years:

Year                No. of Students Appeared                  No. of Students secured 1st class Marks

2015                           29                                                               12

2016                           30                                                                08

2017                           31                                                                11

Remark: Most of the students of our department are securing enough marks to get chance in post graduate courses under University of Calcutta.


Faculty Profile

Sl. No. Name Qualification & Designation Contact

Dr. Nilanjana Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor

M.Sc, Ph.D. (HOD)


Dr. Anisa Mitra

Full Time Teacher

M.Sc., M.Phil, PhD


Smt. Sayanee Saha Full Time Teacher

Sri. Subhankar Dey Full Time Teacher

Smt. Shreya Mukhopadhyay Guest Lecturer, Ph. D


General Subjects for Zoology Honours Candidates (ANY TWO)

Botany (Anthropology/ Chemistry)


Other activities

Students are taken to visit places of Zoological interest as part Educational Tour.



Zoology (Hons and General)