Brief History of the Department

Establishment : 1976

Vision of Zoology Department

To introduce and popularise the study of Zoology by the way of graduate studies and to develop new generation with competency in the field of Zoology


To develop the insight of the students to acquire and apply the knowledge of Zoology in day to day life for welfare of society through the aspects of health, nutrition and life style


  • To help the students update their knowledge of current national and international scenario in the field of Zoology.
  • To make them aware of the conservation of biodiversity and natural resources
  • To prepare the students for the post-graduate studies for their further employability
  • To help students in developing their entrepreneurship skills through their own Start-ups by the way of application of Zoology.
  • To develop research aptitude amongst the students and to help inculcate their interest in the area of research.

Heads of Department

Sr. No Faculty Name Period
1 Mr. H.R.Dashmukh 1976-2002
2 Mr. Y.B.Mutkekar 2002-2010
3 Dr. K. A.Gajare 2010-Till date


  1. Dr. N. A. Kamble                    2003-2007


Teaching Staff

Sr. No. Name of Teacher Designation Qualification Experiance
1 Dr. Kavita A. Gajare Assistant Professor M.Sc. Ph.D. SET 18 years
2 Mr. Narayan R. Mane Assistant Professor M.Sc. Ph.D (Thesis submittd) 04 years
3 Dr. Kashinath B. Koli CHB lecturer M.Sc.Ph.D SET 23 years


Non Teaching Staff

Sr. No. Name of Teacher Designation Qualification Experiance
1 Mr. Rangrao Kalantre Lab Attendantr B.A. 15 years
2 Mr. Narendra Pawar Lab Attendant 12th Pass 22 years
3 Mr. Shivgonda Aywale Lab Attendant 10th Pass 12 years
4 Mr. Nitin Katte Lab Attendant B.Com 1 years

Courses Provided

  • Department Provides B.Sc. Course in Zoology
    • Permission for B.Sc.III class has been granted from 2016.
  • Department organizes training courses like
    • Hands on training of Drosophila handling

Students Strength

Academic Year B.Sc.I B.Sc.II B.Sc.III
2014-15 115 51 --
2015-16 144 41 --
2016-17 124 51 04
2017-18 154 54 13
2018-19 192 34 17


  • To help students to know about the current scenario in the subject at international level.
  • To develop awareness about animal diversity and its importance.
  • To make students conscious about their own physiology and health.
  • To develop social awareness about health and hygiene among the students.
  • To aware about environment with respect to pollution.

Our Alumni

Sr.No. Name Designation


Special Achievements of Dept:
  1. UGC Sanctioned Major research project (Rs. 998600/) Entitled: 'Comparative studies on effect of dietary restriction and antioxidant supplementation on cellular damage and turn over and antioxidant protection in Drosophila melanogaster.


Departmental Activity:
  • National Science Day celebration, World heart day celebration
Co - Curricular Activities:
  1. Zoo-corner
  2. Quiz.
  3. Seminars.
  4. National Science Day celebration.
  5. Invited Lectures.
  6. Study tours.


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