The department of Zoology was established in the year 1999 to cater the Zoology General course under the University of Calcutta and in the year 2004 for imparting Zoology honours course under the University of Calcutta , but since 2010 onwards our college are running under West Bengal State University . The first Head of the Department was Dr. Soumendra nath Poddar . Currently the department are running under the leadership of Dr. Indrajit Biswas . The department has many dynamic and experienced faculties from different background like Dr. S Rehan Ahmad , Dr. Anindya Sundar Bhunia , Miss Rituparna Maithy and Shri Santanu Das.
The Department caters the need for the students from rural and backward area of Dakshineswar and also from allied localities; making them a very good asset for society. Being one of the active and important departments of science, it serves to inculcate social responsibilities and serve the society by not only becoming Teachers, Scientists, Zoologists but also as responsible citizens who bridge the gap between science and common man. The Department has linkages with many national and international Institutes, universities and centres of excellence in different disciplines in and outside the country.
The vision of the Department vision is to provide academic leadership to the subject of Zoology and undertake quality teaching at Undergraduate (UG) levels , enduring academic performance of the students empowered with entrepreneurial and industrial skills as also enlightened with the other modern technologies .
The mission of the department consistent with our mission is to provide students with an unparallel learning experience in a supportive and caring milieu by being facilitators to connect knowledge with the field application and inculcate friendly leaning culture by acting as role models with excellence in academics.
Student Intake Capacity:
50 ( 30 UR, 11 SC, 3 ST, 4 OBC – A, 2 OBC- B, 0 PC )
Courses available : B.Sc Honours ( Zoology ) & B.Sc General ( Zoology )