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About the Department

The Department of zoology offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Undergraduate course started in 1970 and the postgraduate course began in 1987. Our Department staff tirelessly strives to work towards women’s education at all level in the State to be a pioneer in the field of Women Empowerment. The teachers are very intelligent and know well that how to draw attention of students. The good conductor of knowledge having lots of patience and confidence who take responsibility of the future of students.

Department Vision and Mission

Vision :

To create self confidence among the students through up to date curriculum designing.
To develop and maximize the learning competency. 
To inculcate the social and moral values that enable the students to become a good citizen. 
To develop true research attitude.

Mission :

To provide the students with good quality education.
That integrates science, technologies and society and to perform value based real-time research activities and there by leaping to excellence.

Courses Offered

B.Sc. Degree 
(From - - 1970)
3 Years
M.Sc. Degree 
(From - 1987)
2 years

Faculty Members

1Dr (Tmt). R.UmaMaheswari, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
Head & Associate ProfessorView Profile
2(Tmt). P.Pavatharini, M.Sc., M.Phil
Assistant Professor
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3(Tmt). M.Lathasanthi, M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed
Assistant Professor
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4Dr (Tmt). S.Subashini, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D
Assistant Professor
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5(Tmt).S.Sasikala, M.sc.,M.Phil.,Assistant ProfessorView Profile
6(Tmt).J.R.Hemalatha,M.Sc.,M.PhilAssistant ProfessorView Profile
7(Tmt).S.Sumathi,M.Sc.,M.PhilAssistant ProfessorView Profile

Seminars and workshops

1Soft skills and personality Development09.02.2012
2Prediction of Protein Structure08.01.2013
3Personality Development & Leadership Quality17.01.2013
4Menstrual Cycle16.02.2013
5Sowing the seeds to ignite the young minds15.07.2015
6Career opportunities for Biology Students15.02.2016
1State level SeminarBiodiversity –A Perspective for future Era28.01.2014
2State level SeminarBiosynergy-201517.03.2015
3State level Seminar“Recent Challenges in Zoology”08.08.2015
4WorkshopOne day hands on training in Biotechnology09.02.2016

Department Alumini

1Dr.K.ParvathyAssistant Professors of Zoology,Erode Arts College,Erode-9
2Mrs.Kalaivani.KAssistant Professors of Zoology,Vellalar College for Women,Erode-9
3MrsA.JeevalathaAssistant Professors of Zoology, GTN Arts College, Dindigul
4Mrs K.KrishnaveniAssistant Professors of Zoology and Head, GTN Arts College, Dindigul
5Dr.TamilselviAssistant Professors of Zoology, APA Arts and Culture College, Palani
6Mrs.KasturiSub Treasury officer, Madathukulam
7Mrs.Ganga DeviAssistant Professors of Zoology, APA Arts and Culture College, Palani
8Ms.KokilaP.G.Assistant, Hajee Mustafa Matriculation school, Sriramapuram


  • Well-designed curriculum inclusive of job oriented courses extend the scope of employment avenues.
  • MoU with Ornamental Fish Culture/Vermiculture/Poultry farms strengthen students’ efficacy for self-employment.
  • Book Bank facility and Department library with rich number of books widen the level of understanding of students.
  • High Teacher-Student Ratio.
  • Faculty and students get acquainted with the updates in the subject matter by organizing /attending seminars, symposia and workshops.
  • Two UGC sponsored Major Research Projects were undertaken by Dr.N.Puveneswari & Dr.R.Umamaheshwari and completely successfully.
  • Dr.R.Umamaheshwari is awarded with a certificate of Excellence in reviewing by Asian Journal of Environment and Ecology.
  • Mrs.S.Mallika has received Best Teacher Award -2014 from Akshaya Institute of Management studies, Coimbatore.
  • Dr.R.Umamaheshwari has received Dr.Radhakrishnan Gold Medel-2013 from GEPRA,Chennai.
  • It is a pride to mention that Dr.N.Puveneswari, Faculty of Zoology, is appointed as Principal of the College.

Future Plan

  • Organize International seminars on the theme of Recent Challenges of Zoology.
  • Upgrade the Department as Research Department.
  • For having practical knowledge about the field many field trips are planned to gain knowledge about the ecosystems.
  • Planned to conduct coaching classes for Competitive examinations like SET / NET.
  • Planned to establish Potent Virtual laboratory for nurturing the students about the anatomical knowledge.