Department of Zoology
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  • The Department was established in 1964.
  • Started B.Sc. Zoology Degree in 1967.

Programmes Offered

  • B.Sc. Zoology Core with Botany and Chemistry as Complimentary
  • Zoology Complimentary for Botany Students.

Open Course Selected

  • Vocational zoology (Management of ornamental fish breeding, Rabbit farming, Quail farming, Vermiculture, Bee keeping and Sericulture)

Vocational subjects offered

  • Applied entomology, Management of ornamental fish breeding, Vermiculture and Bee keeping.


List of Retired Faculty

Prof. Raju Kurian 1964-1977  
Prof. M.V.Paulose 1966-1994 0484-2680448
Prof. K.V.Baby 1969-1998 0484-2760527
Prof. M.A.John 1969-1998 0484-2760787
Prof. K.J.Valsa 1969-2002 9447165568
Prof. Rebecca Cherian 1971-2002 0484-2762812
Prof. N.J.Rajan 1971-2001 0484-2730073
Prof(Dr).T.P. Varghese 1978-2003 0485-2277071

Research Projects Undertaken

Major Projects

Sl.No Name of Project Name of Faculty Funding Agency Grants Received (Rs) Status
1 ‘Physiological and biochemical stresses and histological study of coir colouring industrial effluents (Rodamine – B) on Villorita cyprinoids’ Dr. A.U. Arun UGC Rs.1, 05,000/ Ongoing
2 Studies on the protozoan & metazoan parasites infecting selected fresh water/brackish water fishes in Ernakulam district, Kerala, India Dr. Susha, T.K. UGC Rs.1,80,000/ Ongoing

Board of Studies

Dr. Jagannadh V – Member,Board of studies in Zoology (UG) MG University


List of Publications during the 3rd Cycle of Accreditation

SL.NO. Name of Faculty Publications Total
International National Conference Proceedings
1 Dr. Jagannadh V 1     1
2 Dr. Arun, A.U 6   1 7
Total 7   1 8

Extension Activities

  1. Organized a workshop on Meliponiculture’ to housewives of Poothrikka Panchayt and Aikkaranad Grama Panchayt in 2013
  2. A study on Seafood Contamination was carried on by collecting fish samples from nearby markets
  3. A study was conducted on the occurrence and prevalence of diseases among domestic animals such as cows, goats, etc. Intestinal parasitic infections in goat populations in the nearby villages of Thammanimattam (2008-2009), Thrikkalathoor (2011-2012) and Airapuram (2013-2014) were studied.
  4. Conducted study on clinical and subclinical mastitis among the bovine population in and around Thripunithura in 2014-15.


  • The Department library has a collection of 100 books and subscribes for-2 journals.
  • Department has a well equipped and spacious lab.
Zoology Lab Zoology Museum Release of Biospectram Release of Zoo script Ozone day Celebration