Bhairab Ganguly College

Bhairab Ganguly College

  • Reaccredited
    NAAC Grade A+
  • Affiliated to
    W.B. State Univ.
  • Govt.
  • AISHE Code

Department of Zoology

Department of Zoology

About the Department

  • General Course introduced in 1981
  • Honours Course introduced in 1998
  • Intake capacity in Honours Course is 48


Non-teaching Staff

  • Sri Sukanta Roy, M.Sc., Laboratory Technician (College Appointed)
  • Sri Dilip Bhowmick, Lab Attendant

Infrastructural Facilities

  • Seminar Library:The department has a Seminar Library with a rich collection of textbooks and reference books on various topics of Zoology.
  • Laboratory: The department has well equipped Genetics, Biochemistry, Ecology and Histology laboratories with all the required instruments.
  • Computer and Internet Facility: The department is equipped with three desktops and one laptop with printer, scanner and internet connectivity (Wi-Fi) .
  • Classrooms with ICT Facility:Two classrooms are equipped with overhead LCD projectors as audio-visual teaching aids. The department also has one Document Camera for live demonstration of the specimen dissection procedure during practical classes. PPT presentations are used regularly.
  • Zoological Museum:The museum has a rich collection of preserved indigenous as well as exotic animal species collected since the inception of the department.

Teaching Methods

  • Classroom lectures
  • Power Point Presentation
  • Demonstration in Laboratory
  • Field studies in nearby areas
  • Educational excursion to places of zoological interest
  • Student seminar and group discussion
  • Poster preparation
  • Project work

Projects in the Campus

Animal Diversity

Butterfly Garden

Special Activities

  • Wall Magazine and Posters:Students post articles on various recent & interesting zoology-related topics in the Wall Magazine “ZooM-in”.
  • Reunion-cum-Freshers’ Welcome:One of the most exciting and eagerly anticipated events in the department is the reunion–cum-freshers’ welcome programme where all the students as well as the faculty members actively participate.
  • Seminar and Special Lecture Sessions: The department regularly organizes special lectures and seminars as well as students’ seminar to help development of communication & presentation skills. Very recently, Dr. Utpal Sanyal, Retired Senior Assistant DirectorGrade & Ex-Head of Anticancer Drug Development  Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute delivered a Special Lecture on “Fight against cancer and tobacco”.

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