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Department of Zoology

The Department of Zoology came into existence in the year 1925. BSc degree course
was started in 1935 and M.Sc course in 1959. Entomology is the area of specialization for
M.Sc .At present there are eight faculty members .The departmental Library is well stocked
with books and journals in the biological field .Department of Zoology was raised to the
status of research Center in 1997 and a research laboratory has established accordingly. In
2011 the department came under the sponsorship of DST-FIST

The Zoology museum was established in 1874 and is considered to be one of the 50
international museums in the world .It is classified as a Natural History Museum and it has
been listed in the data bank of K G Saur Verlag Gmbh &Co, Germany under ‘Museum of
the world’. At present it holds more than 1500 specimens including rare items like Sloth
Bear, Llama, Ostrich, King Cobra, Heloderma, Acipensor, Armadillo, Coral world, different
kinds of birds, skeletons of animals and precious geological collections .Though the
Museum is of academic interest, it is open to visitors on request.


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Dermatoghaphics, Entomology, Ornamental Fishery, Butterfly diversity & life history, Toxicology etc. Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available
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Maharajas College, Ernakulam, 682011 Kerala, India.

Principal: +91-484-2363038
Office: +91-484-2352838
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