ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, INDIA
Estd. 1956

NAAC Accredited "A" Grade

ST. FRANCIS DE SALES COLLEGE NAGPUR, India

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Department of Zoology

Zoology

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

  • Well qualified, competent and enthusiastic staff.
  • Congenial atmosphere, strong bonding with students.
  • Good results.
  • The College gives the Dr. J. D. Sahasrabuddhe and Dr. Mrs. P. J. Sahasrabuddhe award to the student scoring maximum marks in Zoology at graduation.
  • A Bridge Course is conducted for new entrants every year.
  • Mentoring of all students is carried out.
  • Students are given exposure to the real time aspects of the subject through Field Visits.
  • Student Seminars, Workshops, and Presentations help to hone the knowledge and sharpen presentation and organizational skills of the students.