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Department of Zoology

The Department of Zoology, St. Aloysius College has designed the curriculum in Zoology for under graduate students as per the direction and guidelines of UGC and on par with the Aloysian ideals. The department offers undergraduate programme in B.Sc. It also provides opportunities to develop skills by participating in seminars, group discussions, setting up of experiments and preparation of models, student outreach programme, hosting and organizing exhibitions, holding intercollegiate competitions, etc.The department has spacious laboratory, museum, instrumentation room and indoor vermitechnology unit. It has a MOU-in the field of Vermitechnology- with Govindadasa College, Surathkal. The department also offers Diploma in Vermitechnology- Open to all streams of students. Former HOD of the department Dr Harish Joshy had discovered a new species of frog and named after St Aloysius College – “Euphlyctes Aloysii”.

Under following Combinations the subject Zoology is offered at under graduate level
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) – Zoology, Botany, Chemistry.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) – Zoology, Microbiology, Chemistry.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) – Zoology, Botany, Biochemistry.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) – Zoology, Biochemistry, Chemistry.
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) – Zoology, Chemistry, Biotechnology.

Syllabus
B.Sc Semester I – Animal Diversity-(Non chordata).
B.Sc Semester II – Animal Diversity-(Chordata).
B.Sc Semester III – Comparative Anatomy and Animal Physiology.
B.Sc Semester IV – Cell & Molecular Biology and Genetics.
B.Sc Semester V – Histology, Reproductive and Developmental Biology (opt). Environmental Biology, Biostatistics and Wildlife Biology (opt).
B.Sc Semester VI – Immunology, Medical Zoology, Toxicology and Economic Zoology (opt), Ethology, Evolution and Palaeontology (opt).

Distinguished Alumni
Dr Sushanth Michal Tarappan, AVP and Grp head-Organization development & Head,- Talent-Infosys Ltd.
Dr Madhumati, Sr. Scientist, Anthem Biosciences, Deputy Manager, Bangalore.
Dr Anuradha, Sr. Scientist, Majundhar cancer research institution, Bangalore.
Mr Sohail K Pinto, Hokkaido University, Department of natural history sciences, Lab Biodiversity II.

Faculty

Ms Precilla D'Silva
Associate Professor, HOD
M.Sc
Dr Hemachandra
Associate Professor
M.Sc., Ph.D.
Mr Hariprasad Shetty
Lecturer
M.Sc
Dr Anita D D'Lima
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., Ph.D., KSET
Ms Karen D'Souza
Assistant Professor
M.Sc., B.Ed., KSET