The Department of Zoology was established in the year 1966 with a limited number of faculties and facilities offering PU science course with biology, the College offered Zoology in Degree course in 1972. Mr. Gobinda Kalita was the founder Head of the Department who joined in the college in 1966 and remained in the same post till 30-11-2011. The department is providing quality education in the field of Zoology both in Honours and General course since the last 45 years. The alumni of this department besides holding government jobs in different capacities are also working as faculties in different Colleges, Universities and Research Institutions across the country.
The Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) was implemented in the department from the academic session 2019-20. At present, the department is offering B.Sc. Course in Zoology (both Major & General) in Semester system mode for Non-CBCS as well as B.Sc. Course in Zoology (both Honours and Regular) in Semester system mode for CBCS besides, offering the subject in H.S. Science (1st and 2nd Year). Currently, the students strengths in various standards are: 27 in B.Sc. Semester-I (Honours), 70 in B.Sc. Semester-I (Regular), 24 in B.Sc. Semester-III (Major), 50 in B.Sc. Semester-III (General), 29 in B.Sc. Semester-V (Major), 27 in B.Sc. Semester-V (General), 46 in HS 1st Year and 71in HS 2nd Year.
A rich departmental library has been maintained with more than 400 books, which include textbooks and reference books. An issue register is maintained for issuance of books to the teachers and students which is reviewed before the end of each academic session. In addition to the regular classes, seminars are arranged every year among the Zoology Major students. Moreover, educational excursions are arranged every year based on the demand of the curriculum.
The faculty members of the department have been attending various international and national conferences/ seminars/symposia etc. The faculties have published a good number of research papers in reputed national and international journals, books, edited books and book chapters.
List of Faculty Members
|Name & Qualification||Designation||Date of Joining|
|Pradip Chutia, M.Sc.||Associate Professor||13-11-1989|
|Dr. Anjam H. Barbhuiya, M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D||Assistant Professor||21-02-2014|
|Dr. Jugabrat Das, M.Sc. Ph.D||Assistant Professor||21-02-2014|
|Dr. Dhiraj Kr. Borah, M.Sc. B.Ed. Ph.D||Assistant Professor||24-12-2016|
|Trishna Barman, M.Sc.||Assistant Professor||09-11-2019|