department of ZoologyP.M.B. Gujarati Science College, Indore


  • Department was established as Biology Department in 1951 at intermediate level.
  • Prof. Bhartiya (Zoologist) and prof. R.J. Patel (Botanist) were the pioneers of this Department.
  • Biology subject was introduced at U.G. level in 1956. Then Botany and Zoology as independent departments came into existence.
  • Prof. N.R. Amine became the Ist head, further in succession to retirement the following were in power as HOD’s. Dr. Iqbal Ahmed, then Dr. S. Kashyab, Dr. P. Bhatia, Dr. Rakesh Trivedi, Dr. M.S. Singhavi Became the head.
  • With the Progressive attitude of the Management the department was upgraded at PG level in 2006.
  • Department became recognized research centre since 2009.

Scope of Zoology

Job oriented projects being handled by the U.G. & P.G. students like Sericulture, Dairy Industry, Pathology, Hospitals, Environmental Toxicology, Limnology, Ichthyology, Entomology, Immunology etc.

Courses Run By Department

  1. B.Sc. (Zoology) with intake capacity of 10 students.
  2. B.Sc. with intake capacity of 200 students.

Our Faculty Members

Name of Faculty Designation Qualification Experience Awards Appoint Status
Dr. G.D. Sharma Asst.Professor, Head M.Sc., Ph.D 23 Years   UGC
Dr. Vibha Dave Asst.Professor M.Sc., Ph.D., B.Ed., PGDHRD, M.A. (Ed.) 20 Years   SGS
Dr. Rajesh Dixit Asst.Professor M.Sc., Ph.D.,B.Ed. 16 Years   SGS
Dr. Raksha Modi Asst.Professor M.Sc., Ph.D., B.Ed., P.G.D.C..A. 06 Years   SGS
Dr. Shobha Chaturvedi Asst.Professor M.Sc., Ph.D., B.Ed. 06 Years   SGS
Mrs. Chetna Savita Asst.Professor M.Sc., M.Phill., Ph.D.(pursuing) 05 Years   SGS

Academic Highlights

For U.G. Classes

  • Latest Unified Syllabus prescribed by the Central Board of Studies of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P.
  • Theory, CCE, practicals being conducted regularly as per UGC norms.
  • Regular Pre-University tests for theory & practicals being conducted separately semesterwise.
  • Collection as per syllabus for study purpose.
  • Surprise tests also being taken into practice.

For P.G. Classes

  • Department of Higher Education, Govt. of M.P. Semesterwise syllabus for Post-Graduates as recommended by Central Board of Studies & approved by Higher Education the Governor of M.P.
  • Theory , CCE, Practicals & projects conducted on regular basis as per UGC norms.
  • Regular Pre-University Test for theory & practicals being conducted separately semesterwise.
  • Collection of material as per syllabus for study purpose.
  • Surprise test also in practice.

* Academic Excellence

  • Department of Zoology have maintained the top position in the Merit List of D.A.V.V., Indore since 2008, M.Sc. Zoology.
Session Name of Student Rank
2008 Ms. Varsha Rai I
2008 Mr. Dinesh Kogare V
2008 Ms. Kusum Kilavariya IX
2008 Ms. Swati Bhadoriya X
2009 Mr. Zahoor Ahmad Pir I
2009 Mr. Imtiyaz Ahmed Tali II
2009 Ms. Sara Aliwaste III
2009 Ms. Deepika Chouhan VI
2009 Ms. Kalpana Mimrot VII
2009 Ms. Renu Goyal VIII
2009 Ms. Raksha Modi X
2010 Ms. Sahila Parveen I
2010 Mr. Shameem Ahmed III
2010 Jarig Hussain Badroad IX
2011 Ms. Shilpa Khandelwal I
2011 Ms. Pooja Patidar II
2011 Ms. Purva Sharma III
2011 Ms. Seema Pawar VI
2011 Ms. Suman Mishra VII
2011 Ms. Shruti Upadhyay VIII
2011 Mr. Irshad Aslam Khan IX
2012 Mr. Sareen Ahmad Mir I
2012 Mr. Zaffer Iqbal Bhat IV
2012 Ms. Swati Mehra V
2012 Ms. Archana Garg IX
2013 Ms. Adiba Qureshi V

Attractions of Zoology Department

  1. Well- equipped, air–conditioned & established laboratories for U.G., P.G. & research work. Our U.G. practical lab is the biggest lab in M.P.
  2. Rich Library with sufficient reference books & adequate research journals.
  3. Library for students of weaker sections.
  4. Well developed & maintained Museum enriched with rare animals & adequate Specimens , Models, Charts, Articulated Skeleton. This museum is named after the renowned ornithologist, Dr. Salim Ali
  5. Annual Parents –Teachers- Students meet for P.G. students being regularly organised

Research Facility

Department is recognized as research centre for Ph.D. by DAVV, Indore

Extension Programs

Seminars, workshops, guest lectures being organized for students from time to time.

Arrangement of excursions cum educational tours for P.G. students from time to time.