The Department offers guided course work and providing research facilities in all areas of Zoology; however, the thrust areas of research are: 

  • Taxonomy, Morphology & Biology
  • Histochemistry & Histopathology
  • Immunology, Bio-chemistry
  • Fishery Biology & Limnology
  • Fish Nutrition and Physiology
  • Wildlife Ecology & Ornithology
  • General and Experimental Parasitology
  • Medical and Veterinary Parasitology
  • Agricultural Entomology, Biological Control of Insect Pests & Sericulture
  • Cytology and Genetics. 

Department has got sophisticated scientific equipments along with other facilities such as:

  • Advanced microscopes (with digital Image Analyzers, Fluorescence, Projection and CCTV attachments)
  • Cryostat
  • Centrifuge, Micro centrifuge
  • PCR
  • ELISA Reader
  • Histokinete
  • Soxtec Fatty acid Analyzer
  • CO2 Incubator
  • Automated Haematology Analyzer
  • Separate Computer- cum-Microscopy Laboratory,
  • Audio-visual aids, including LCD
  • The Departmental Museum has rich collection of specimens (local and exotic) about 1,100 in number.
  • Animal house, Fish-pond and Fish Feeding Trial Laboratory (Wet-Lab.) are the back- bone of the research facilities.