The Department of Zoology, Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram is one of the oldest departments in the College. It has been established in the year 1927 as the Department of Biology. B.Sc Zoology programme was started in the year 1952 and M.Sc. in the year 1972. The Department has been upgraded to accredited Research Centre in Zoology under the University Of Kerala from 1987 onwards. The department is now offering B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D programmes in Zoology. Five faculties in the department are PhD graduates.
Excellence in women empowerment and education through Life Science Learning
To Train the young women to excel in life skills, science skills, and professional skills through science learning
To help the students to excel in their Academic activities
To give a scientific outlook to the students
To train the students to lead n eco-friendly life style
To assist the students to reach the path of research associated with activities in the life science for the benefit of the society
To train students to achieve qualities like sympathy, cooperation and empathy
To help the girl students for the women empowerment through various activities like nature camp, seminars and training class
To train the young women to solve the problem in modern life scientifically
Message from Head of the Department
The Department always tries to provide effective learning experiences with ample training in practical and experimentation skills in the various fields of Life Sciences. The Department is always focused to achieve its defined mission catering its stated vision.
Dr. Praveen Kumar Published new article entitled ” Homology Modelling, Phylogenetic Analysis and Molecular Dockingof Glutamine Aminotransferase, gatD from Clostridium botulinum” in Indo Global Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2020, 10(4), 46-57.
Reshma S (2016-18 batch) qualified NET-JRF (CSIR), Feb, 2022
Dr. Praveen Kumar Awarded Guideship in Zoology, Kerala University, Nov, 2020
PhD in Zoology (Kerala University) awarded to Shri Pradeep Kumar R, Assistant Professor on Feb, 2020
M.Sc student Simna Siddique qualified NET-Lectureship, June 2020
Bhavana S Sabu secured 2nd Prize in Zoology Online Project Presentation, conducted by Dept. of Zoology, Cochin College, August 2020
Reshma .S. our former student joined SCTIMST for PhD programme
NAAC Best Practices (2019-2020)
Paper Bag Making
World Mosquito Day Celebrations (August 20, 2019)
National Seminar on Aquaponics, November 5&6, 2019
Onam festival is celebrated by the department by online mode via google meet