The department has highly qualified faculty with a strong commitment for teaching & research and department is synonymous with quality education. Department of Zoology has received funds from DBT BioCARe, DBT Star College Scheme and CPE. It has also been identified by the DST under FIST – I and FIST – II programmes. The department has equipments like Gel-Doc, Refrigerated centrifuges, Electrophoresis units, MIPS etc. There is a well maintained museum with vast collections of specimens & rare skeletons. The department has a well equipped library with about 600 books. Department keeps on organizing student oriented activities like extension lectures, seminars, workshops, educational trips etc. The departmental faculty is also involved in spreading awareness about various environmental issues to inculcate the spirit of sustainable development in youth.
In the new session 2018-19 the Department of Zoology is offering a new course M.Sc Zoology under continuous evaluation system which provides students with the opportunity to study animal life in its diversity & includes structures, embryology, evolution, classification, habits & distribution of all animals, both living & extinct. It also provides them with a suitable foundation for careers in teaching, research, conservation of endangered species etc. It emphasizes a mix of modern Molecular Laboratory expertise, practical field skills & traditional taxonomy.