Department of Zoology

Faculty Name Academic Qualification Designation
Dr. K. P. Shinde M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D. Associate Professor and Head of the Zoology Department
Dr. T. C. Gaupale M.Sc.,Ph.D. Assistant Professor
Prof. A. P. Kore M.Sc.,M.Phil.,LLB Associate Professor
Miss. G.S. Kamble M.Sc. Sr. Lecturer
Miss. N.A.Patel M.Sc. Asst.Prof. Full Time C.H.B.
Miss.G.B.Satale M.Sc. Asst.Prof.Full Time C.H.B.
Miss.N.A.Jadhav M.Sc.NET Asst.Prof.Full Time C.H.B.

2. Students enrolment

Sr. No. Class Subject Students Number
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-16 2016-17
1 B.Sc.I Zoology 110 111 120 126 124 145 170 170
2 B.Sc.II Zoology 59 56 67 70 73 75 107 110
3 B.Sc.III Zoology 23 19 23 22 24 23 32 27

 3. Departmental Results

Sr. No. Class Result (%)
2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
1 B.Sc.I 80.00% 96.15 82.75 81.15% - 82.15 87.66  
2 B.Sc.II 95.45 91.95 97.87 86.30 98.00 83 92  
4 B.Sc.III 100% 94.73% 86.95% 100% 95.83% 92.73 96.83 96.29

4. University Rank Holders:

Sr. No. Name of the student Class Year University Rank
1. Miss. Rupali Dattatray Chile B.Sc-III 2009 1st
2. Jahanara Jahagir Khan B.Sc-III 2010 1st
3. Miss. Rutuja  Jaganath lad B.Sc-III 2011 1st
4. Patil Namarta Ajit B.Sc-III 2012 1st

5. Departmental Achievements:

1) Miss. Rutuja Lad acquired first position on the merit list of B.Sc.II Zoology of Shivaji University, Kolhapur. & she is awarded virtue memorial award.

2) Dr. Kiran Shinde is working as co-ordinater of M.Sc. Environmental Science of Y.C.M.O.U. Nashik.

3) Department of zoology runs C.M.L.T. course of U.G.C. under scheme of C.O.C. (carrier  

Oriented course).The passing percentage is 100% 53 students have completed the course

and 33 students are studying this is horizontal mobility.Dr. Kiran Shinde is the coordinator.

4) Temporary teachers (C.H.B.) in this department-Miss. Khairmode S.P., Miss.Shaikh N.H. and Mr.Waghmare K.V.Working as research students they have registered for Ph.D. in the  Department of Zoology. Shivaji University Kolhapur.

5) Miss.Kambale G.S. also admitted for M.Phil. Y.C.M. O.U.Nashik. Department of Zoology is recognized under the star college, scheme.

6)  Mr. Ajit  Bhimrao Naik achieved sales executive in Vodafone mobile companies by campus      interview, under the placement cell of Vivekanand college. Also 6 of our C.M.L.T. students are selected and presently working in the Hospitals  Pathological Laboratories.

7) Dr. Kiran shinde working as programme officer in the N.S.S. department of the college

8) Prof. Kore A. P. working as the chairman for paper setting for B.Sc.III Zoology.

9) Dr. Kiran Shinde working as member of paper setting for B.Sc.III Zoology

10)  Dr. Kiran Shinde is the member of organization of Vasundhara Rally, organized by the    Dept.of N.S.S.Shivaji University,Kolhapur.

11)  Dr. Kiran Shinde is the member of organization of National Adventure Camp, organized by  Dept.of N.S.S.Shivaji University,Kolhapur.

12)   B.Sc. III students of Zoology department and all faculty of Zoology Department participated in the Vasundhara Rally.

13)  Dr. Kiran Shinde organized National Adventure Camp from Gaganbawada to Vishalgad in the western ghat and majority of B.Sc. III Zoology students are participated in this camp.14) Department of Zoology successfully organized three study tours.

14)  Dr. Kiran Shinde is the member of API Committee, subject  Zoology; Shivaji university Kolhapur.

15)  Dr. Kiran Shinde is the member of LIC Committee for  Solankur college  Solankur, Shahu college Kolhapur,Miraj college Miraj Shivaji university Kolhapur.

16)  Dr. Kiran Shinde worked as subject expert for placement cell at Rayat Shikshan Sanstha Satara and Yashwantrao Chavan Warana Mahavidyalaya Warananagar.

17)  Establishment of Vermi compost plant under the guidance of Dr. K. P Shinde.

18)  B.Sc. I- on 21st and 22nd, January 2013. Visit to Goa- N.I.O., Indian agriculture   Research centre and Animal Husbandry, Bondala wild life Sanctuary. 71 Students, 02 Professors and 01 lab attendant were participated in this study tour.

19)  B.Sc.II- Visit to Bopoli-Wormiculture, Dhom – Artificial fish breeding centre, Panchgani, Mahabaleshwar-Apiculture on 10th January 2013.50 students, 02 Professors and on lab attendant participated.

20)   B.Sc. III- Visit to Kanyakumari,Madurai, Rameshwaram,Mandapam, Pambam, Dhanushkodi Koimbatur, Udagmandalam. Kodaikanal, Mysore, Bangolore.on 3rd December to 17th  December 2012. 30 students,03 Professors and 01 lab assistant are participate in this tour.

6. Departmental Library:

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.

7. Research Activity:

On going Minor Research Projects: 01

i. Importance of Neuropeptide Y (NPY) and hypothalamo-hypophysial system in osmoregulation in frogs.

8. Instruments available:

Cooling Centrifuge, Gel-electrophoresis, Oven, Spectrophotometer, LCD Projector, Trinocular Microscope, Binacular Microscope with camera, Slidoscope, Laminar air flow, PH Meter, Microtome, BOD incubator,  Autoclave, Biochemistry Analyzer, Water Bath, Deep Frizzer, Research Microscope, Digital Camera, Compound Microscopes, ECG Machine, Heamocytometer, Haemometer etc.


9. Consultancy

All faculty members from department have given guidance and suggestions regarding pest control, weed control,  Poultry, Fish Farming, Animal Husbandry, biofertilizers, biocontrol agents etc.


10. Guest Lectures

To enrich the knowledge of the students department had organized guest lectures on different aspects; Vermiculture, sericulture, biotechnology, biodiversity etc