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Zoology

 

  • Originated as the "Department of Biological Sciences".
  • Zoology is offered both as an Honours subject and an Elective subject.
  • Success rate of the students are nearly 60%.
  • All the teachers of the department are engaged in various research works.

 

Zoology department of Hooghly Mohsin College originated as the "Department of Biological Sciences". This department has a glorious history of academic excellence. It has inherited a rich tradition of scholarship and teaching in various fields of knowledge of the subject, and it has been serving innumerable pupils for the last fifty years or more.

This Department can legitimately boast of the memorable contribution from many versatile Zoologist and Laboratory Personnels, who efficiently guided their students so as to help them find suitable and important places in the society. These eminent personalities include Dr. Sujit Das Gupta, Dr. Ajoy Roy, Dr. Mohitosh Bandyopadhyay, and Late Ananta Bandyopadhyay, to only a few. Quite a few students of the Departrment have been holding important positions in various fields of work. Mention may be made of Prof. Dipak Roy, Principal, Taki Govt. College.

Zoology is offered both as an Honours subject and an Elective subject to the undergraduate Bio-Science students. The teacher-student ratio of the Department is 1:8. And the success rate of students are nearly 60% . The performance of the students in the University examinations over the years has been quite remarkable.

All the teachers of the department are engaged in research works of various types, and they regularly publish articles in different national and international levels. They are untiring in their pursuit of knowledge and in their persistent efforts to keep themselves continually updated in their respective specialized disciplines.

 

 

Faculty Members

 

Dr. Prasad Basu

Associate Professor  &  Head

M. Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Nilay Ray

Associate Professor 

M. Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Sarmila Pal   

Associate Professor

M. Sc., Ph.D.

Dr. Silpi Acharyya

Assistant Professor

M. Sc., Ph.D.

Sri Somnath Dhali

Assistant Professor

M.Sc.