Department of Zoology

  1. Establishment                   :            1964
  2. Number of teaching Post :            Full time-02, CHB-04
  3. Workload of Department  :            145 lectures
  4. Head of the  Department  :            Dr. Kiran P. Shinde

1. Faculty of Department:

Faculty Name

Academic Qualification

Designation

Dr. K. P. Shinde

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Professor and Head of the Zoology Department

Dr. T. C. Gaupale

 M.Sc., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Miss. N. A. Patel

M.Sc. Biotech M.Sc. Zoology, PGDBI, CMLT and DMLT

Assistant Professor ((Full Time CHB)

Miss N. A. Jadhav

 M.Sc. NET-JRF, GATE

Assistant Professor (Full Time CHB)

Miss. A. K. Bhilugade

 M.Sc. NET-JRF, GATE

Assistant Professor (Full Time CHB)

Miss. K. L. Kamble

 M.Sc., B. Ed.

Assistant Professor (Full Time CHB)

2. Student enrolment:

 

Sr. No.

 

Class

 

Subject

Student Number

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

1

B.Sc. I

Zoology

145

170

170

154

2

B.Sc. II

Zoology

80

107

110

102

3

B.Sc. III

Zoology

23

32

27

29

3. Departmental result:

 

Sr. No.

 

Class

 

Subject

Result (%)

2014-2015

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

1

B.Sc. I

Zoology

82.15

87.66

84.21

 

2

B.Sc. II

Zoology

83.00

92.00

77.89

 

3

B.Sc. III

Zoology

92.73

96.83

96.29

93.10

4. University Rank Holders:

Sr.No

Name of the student

Class

Year

University Rank

1

Miss. Rupali Dattatray Chile

B.Sc-III

2009

First

2

Miss. Jahanara Jahagir Khan

B.Sc-III

2010

First

3

Miss. Rutuja  Jaganath lad

B.Sc-III

2011

First

4

Miss. Namarta Ajit Jadhav

B.Sc-III

2012

First

5

Miss. Vaishali Krushnat Patil

B.Sc-III

2016-17

Sixteen

6

Miss. Shweta Chandrakant Dhangar

B.Sc-III

2016-17

Seventeen

7

Miss. Manasi Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

B.Sc-III

2016-17

Twenty four

5. Conference/Seminar/Workshop attended and books, papers published

Faculty Name

Conference/Seminar/Workshop attended

Papers Presented

Papers Published

Books Published

Dr. K. P. Shinde

12

07

20

03

Dr. T. C. Gaupale

13

05

 

08

01-Chapter in Book

Miss. N.A. Patel

02

--

02

02

Miss N.A. Jadhav

02

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6. Research activity

                 Minor Research Project under- Research Initiation Scheme, Shivaji University, Kolhapur.

                 Title of Project:  Distribution of cocaine- and amphetamie regulated transcript (CART) peptide in the fish brain and effect of temperature on CART peptide expression

7. Departmental Achievements:

  1. Organized One day workshop on “Apiculture: Business Opportunities” Under lead college Scheme
  2. Organized one day workshop on “ Bio-instrumentation”
  3. Dr. Kiran Shinde is working as co-ordinater of M.Sc. Environmental Science of Y.C.M.O.U. Nashik.
  4. University First Rankers: 04
  5. Ten Students admitted to M.Sc. courses  during year 2017-18
  6. Department of zoology runs C.M.L.T.  & D.M.L.T. courses of U.G.C. under scheme of C.O.C.
  7. Miss Namrata Jadhav Student of B.Sc. III Zoology Achieved NET JRF, GATE and Appasaheb Varuthe Memorial Award
  8. Dr. K.P. Shinde worked as chairman of Board of studies Shivaji University Kolhapur
  9. Dr. K.P. Shinde working as chairman of P.G. Diploma of Sericulture of Shivaji University Kolhapur
  10. Dr. K.P. Shinde working as LMC member of Vivekanand college Kolhapur
  11. Dr. K.P. Shinde working in College Development Committee
  12. Dr. K.P. Shinde working as a editor of books of M.Sc. Environmental Science YCMOU, Nashik.
  13.  Dr. Kiran Shinde is the member of API Committee, subject Zoology; Shivaji university Kolhapur.
  14. Dr. Kiran Shinde worked as subject expert for placement cell at Rayat Shikshan Sanstha Satara and Yashwantrao Chavan Warana Mahavidyalaya Warananagar.
  15. Dr. K.P.Shinde Working as Editor for Vivek Research Journal
  16. Dr. K.P. Shinde worked as Chairperson for national conference in LBS college Satara, YCWM, Warnanagar

8. Departmental Books:

Department library having total 78 Reference and Text books related to Physiology, Cell Biology, Genetics, Ecology, Molecular Biology, etc. benefited for the students and staff members.

9. Instruments available:

Penta headed Microscope, Fluorescent Microscope, Cooling Centrifuge, Gel-electrophoresis, Oven, Spectrophotometer, LCD Projector, Trinocular Microscope, Binocular Microscope with camera, Slidoscope, Laminar air flow, PH Meter, Microtome, BOD incubator,  Autoclave, Biochemistry Analyzer, Water Bath, Deep Refrigerator, Research Microscope, Fluorescent microscope, Digital Camera, Compound Microscopes, ECG Machine, Haemocytometer, Haemometer, etc.

10. Guest Lectures

To enrich the knowledge of the students department had organized guest lectures on different aspects like biodiversity, wild life week, International Vulture Awareness day,  Poultry farming and Goat management, Vermicomposting, Apiculture  etc.