The Department of Zoology was established in this College in the year 1959. The pioneers & pillars of the department are eminent personalities like Late Dr. Patwardhan – an eminent researcher, curator and author of Prawn Memoir, Late Dr. C. B. Powar – an expert in the field of Genetics, Biochemistry, Cytology etc, late Dr. P. N. Dixit – an eminent Entomologist, Dr. J. D. Sahasrabuddhe – an expert Herpetologist and Dr. (Mrs). P. J. Sahasrabuddhe – an eminent researcher in Biochemistry & Reproductive Physiology.
Presently the Department is headed by Dr. Advait Bhagade.
The primary objective of the department is to impart basic & recent knowledge of the subject through all the modern resources available & make the teaching more student-centric. It also focuses on preparing the students to meet global challenges with a blend of recent trends in the various branches of zoology.
The department has 2 full time, highly qualified, competent and devoted teachers in Degree College & a staff of 3 teachers in Junior college