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 teacherten students and with gradual progression the present student strength of the department is sixty and above.

All the faculties of the department of zoology are well qualified and acquainted with the recent research advancement in their fields. The faculty of the department of zoology includes two contractual, two part time and two guest lecturers. The non academic staff is a fulltime laboratory attendant.

Department is also well equipped with proper instruments and Seminal Library necessary for conducting undergraduate course.

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 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

2011                            16                                                                    4

2012                            24                                                                    8

2013                            23                                                                    9

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 & Degicnation Contact

Dr. Nilanjana Bhattacharya

Assistant Professor

M.Sc, Ph.D.


Smt. Sayanee Saha Part Time Lecturer

Dr. Anisa Mitra Part Time Lecturer
M.Sc., M.Phil, PhD

Smt. Shreya Mukhopadhyay Guest Lecturer, Ph. D


General Subjects for Zoology Honours Candidates (ANY TWO)

Botany (Anthropology/ Chemistry)

Information of Admission in Zoology (Hons) Course:

Fees of admission in Zoology – Rs. 3060

Other activities

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



Zoology (Hons and General)