The inception of Zoology department took place in the year 1986. The department consists of experienced faculty members with interest ranging over experimental to theoretical aspects of Zoology. The faculty members are involved in teaching the undergraduate , postgraduate and doctorate students. The department has research laboratory.There are three students enrolled for Ph.D.Over 45 articles have been published in different Scientific Journals. The faculty undertook and completed one major and three minor projects successfully.

Objectives of the Department
» To promote education & research in Zoology.
» To disseminate & collate effective ideas, methods, techniques and information in Zoology.
» To enable students to gain expertise in the subject as well as inculcate values in them to contribute towards society.

Faculties in the Department
Dr. Ansariya Rana 2002 onwards
Ms. Nagma Tamkeen 2012 onwards

Degree College

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Dr. ANSARIYA RANA M.

Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: MSc, Ph.D, B.Ed
Experience (in years): 8
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Mr. MOMIN SHAKIR MOHAMMAD SHAHID

Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: MSc, M.phil, B.ed, GATE, SET, Ph.D.(pursuing)
Experience (in years): 8
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Seminar/Workshops organized 

  • The department organized workshop on Vertebrate and Invertebrate dissection on 01/11/2011
  • The Zoology Department organized a three days National Conference on “Modern Trends  in Zoology” from 20th to 22nd December 2012.
  • The department organized workshop on Prawn culture on Aquarium at on 10/12/2012
  • The Dept organized workshop on Biodiversity & Bird watching on 3rd Sept 2014.
  • The Dept organized workshop on “First Aid” on 23/02/2016.

Guest lectures organized

  • A talk on Biodiversity by Dr. Parvish Pandya on 27/07/2011.
  • The Students attended guest lecture in Career & guidance on Pharmaco vigilance on 08/02/2014.
  • The Dept organized talk on “functioning of fish export unit” on 03/09/15 . The talk was given by A.k Ghosh, Retd officer Export Inspection council of India, Govt of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industries.

Innovative Practices of the department

  • Every year the Zoology Department organized inter collegiate environment competition on environment issue.

Field Visits / Educational Tours

  • Excursion to Sanjay Gandhi National Park on 06/09/2011.
  • Excursion to Karjat on 08/09/2011.
  • Excursion to Versova beach 14/09/2011.
  • Excursion to  Lonavala on 23/11/2011.
  • Excursion to Tadoba National Park, Nagpur 14th to 18th Dec, 2011.
  • Visit to  CIFE, Versova  on 26/11/2011.
  • Visit to Indepesca Overseas pvt. Ltd at Taloja 01/02/2012.
  • Visit to Sasoon Dock & Ice factory on 02/02/2012.
  • The students went for excursion to National Park on 10/7/1012.
  • The department organized Parents meeting on 7/7/2012.
  • The students went for short excursion to Silvasa in Oct 2012.
  •  The students visited on  Sasoon Dock 02/02/2013.
  • The students visited Sanjay Gandhi National park on 6/7/2013.
  • Visit to  CIFE, Versova  on 17/08/2013.
  • Visit to  Khar Danda fish market & Band Stand on 10/09/2013.
  • Vishnu Baugh ,Badlapur for short Excursion on 28/8/2013.
  • Long excursion to Kerela from 2nd  to 10th Dec 2013.
  • The Department took the students to Yousuf  Meher Ali Village or Tara Village at Panvel on 14/08/2014.
  • The student visited CIFE (Central Institute of Fisheries Education) ,Versova , Andheri on 30/08/2014.
  • The student visited Lonavala on educational excursion on 7/12/2014 .
  • The students visited Sasoon Dock , Colaba on 10/12/2014.
  • Excursion to Tansa Sanctuary, Asangoan on 10 Aug 2015.
  • Visit to CIFE Versova (west) on  01 /08 /2015.
  • Visit to Sanjay Gandhi National Borivali (E) on 22/08 /2015.
  • Visit to Prince of Wales Museum Coloba, on 21/11/2015.
  • Visit to ACTREC, Kharghar, 03/12/2015.
  • Excursion to Vasind, near Panvel on 14/12/2015.     
  • Visit to Bhavan’s College to attend prakruti – 6 on 29/01/2016.
  • Excursion to Rani Baug on 15/02/2016.

Competitions (Organized/ Participated)

  • The Students participated in Avishkar Project in  2012.
  • The students participated in health Fest on 18/8/2011 at K.J.Somaiya College.
  • Students participated at Paryavaran Expo 2012 held at Thakur College on 14/01/2012

Add-On Courses Organised
Applied for certificate course in Enterpreneurship in Textile Crafts 2015- 2016.

Tie – up or Linkages with other bodies or industries
CIFE

Students Progression

  • Two Students opted for Master’s in Medical Physiology from 2013 – 2014 batch.
  • Two Students opted for PGDMLT from 2014 – 2015 batch
  • One Students opted for Master’s in Medical Anatomy from 2015 – 2016 batch
Teaching Plan for Academic Year 2016 - 2017
Faculty Name Class Div SEM Subject Teaching Plan
Dr. Ansariya Rana F.Y.B.Sc. A I & II Zoology Download
Dr. Ansariya Rana S.Y.B.Sc. A III & IV Zoology Download
Dr. Ansariya Rana T.Y.B.Sc. A V & VI Zoology Download
Mr.
Momin Shakir Mohammad Shahid
F.Y.B.Sc. A I & II Zoology Download
Mr.
Momin Shakir Mohammad Shahid
S.Y.B.Sc. A III & IV Zoology Download
Mr.
Momin Shakir Mohammad Shahid
T.Y.B.Sc. A V & VI Zoology Download

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