KONGUNADU ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS)

Institution Affiliated to Bharathiar University

G.N.Mills Post, Coimbatore - 641029, Tamil Nadu, INDIA

  • Re-accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade 3.64 CGPA (3rd Cycle)
  • College of Excellence (UGC)
  • Co-Educational Institution Approved by UGC, New Delhi
  • NIRF Rank: 51 (All Over India)

Zoology

 ABOUT US:

     Our Department was established in the year 1974 by our Distinguished President Dr. M. Aruchami. The Department offers Aided courses Viz., B.Sc., Zoology., M.Sc., Zoology., M./Phil., Zoology (Full Time and Part Time)., Ph.D. Zoology (Full Time and Part Time). Department of Zoology is supported by a team of faculty members who commit themselves to the highest standards both in academics and research.

       It represents one of the most vibrant among its aspirants in terms of extramural research grants, faculty ratio, internationally trained faculty member with good academic and research experience.

VISION:

      To make students understand the diversity, Habitat and functioning of animals in order to conserve the environment and promoting the new biology and its cutting – edge - Technology.

MISSION:

Broadcasting knowledge in Animal Sciences through innovative teaching and learning and also to make awareness about problems affecting Animal and Human health and world challenging environmental issues.

Programmes offered:

     In today’s fast developing world, Zoological Science holds a prominent place as few professions do. Zoology are and will continue to remain one of the prospective professions. Zoology students require special kind of interest to be successful. Zoology is one of the promising and thrust area in Science and Technology.

    B.Sc., Zoology, students will learn Scientific Classification of Animal kingdom and fundamentals in Zoology during first two years. They will be introduced frontiers areas such as Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Biophysics and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics etc. apart from regular courses they will be offered extra departmental courses and job oriented courses like sericulture, Apiculture, ornamental fish cultivation and trading etc. Along with their regular courses, students will be given projects by that they can have collaboration with other institutions and industries in Coimbatore and across India.

    M.Sc., Zoology, They will be exposed in detail to advance and modern biological sciences and they will be introduced to the basics of research and trained on how to design experiments, data analysis and writing a manuscript. Their project work will be published in reputed journals in the field, by that, they can avail job and research opportunities at both national and international level. They will be aware about the competitive exams. At last, when they wind up the course, they will be excelled in theory as well as hands on experience in state – of – art techniques to be competitive.

M.Phil and Ph.D Zoology, The Department aims to attract the most promising and outstanding students to enroll the M.Phil and Ph.D (Full time and Part time) programme. We are looking forward to hear from motivated student who have zeal with commitment to do their research at KASC.

Other relevant courses

Diploma in Apiculture, Job Oriented course – Ornamental fish culture technology

Thrust Areas of Research (Approved by Bharathidasan University, Coimbatore):

Pollution Biology / Biotechnology, Biodiversity. Vermitechnology, Entomology, Vector control, Fish Toxicology, Climate change, Aquaculture, Environmental toxicology.

Our research projects was / are funded by UGC, DST, DBT, MVER, MoEF, CSIR, DRDO and other funding organization

Outcome of the courses (Research and Job Opportunities)

  • Scientist at Ministry of Environment, Forest and climate change
  • Researcher and scientist at various national renowned Institutes like National Research Institute of Fishery Sciences, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Central Poultry Development organization, CCMB, CDFD, NCBS, IISc., IITs, NITs, IISER, NISER, AIMS, ICAR, NII, , etc.
  • Researcher and Scientist at International renowned Institutes 
  • Scientist at Dairy and poultry Industries and Agricultural related Industries.
  • Medical coding in IT sector
  • School teacher
  • Assistant Professor in various colleges and Universities (Both state and Central)
  • TNPSC and UPSC
  • Self Employment – Sericulture. Apiculture, Ornamental Fish culture, Aquaculture, Vermicomposting and Biofertilizers

Facilities at Department:

    Sericulture lab, Aquaculture lab, UG and PG laboratories, well equipped research laboratories, COD Incubator, BOD incubator, Electrical conductor, Nephlometer, Turbidity meter, deep freezer (-20˚C), Trinocular microscope with camera, Animal Museum, UV-Visible Spectrophotometer, Electrophoresis, Virtual lab for dissection, etc.,

Best Practices:

  • Protecting animals by practicing virtual lab for dissection
  • Innovative method of teaching like Group discussion on new biology, Quiz, Aptitude training after the class, crossword practices, Exhibition,  seminars on research topics relevant to the subject.
  • Awareness about the environmental protection.
  • Working towards the Green campus.

 Out Standing / Notable Alumni

S.No NAME PRESENT STATUS
1 Dr. C.A. Vasuki Secretary and Director, Kongunadu Arts and Science College (Autonomous), Coimbatore
2 Dr. Nithya. P Assistant Professor in ZoologyMicheal Job College, SulurCoimbatore
3 Dr. Dhanalakshmi. B Assistant Professor in ZoologyNirmala CollegeCoimbatore
4 Dr. Elizabath John Assistant Professor in ZoologyS.T. Gregorios CollegeKottarakkara, Kerala
5 Dr. Remya . K. M Assistant Professor in ZoologyNGM CollegePollachi
6 Dr. Varun Prasath. K Assistant Professor in ZoologyPSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore
7 Dr.Salahudeen Assistant Professor in ZoologyJmal Mohamed College, Trichy
8 M. Amal Nishanth Research Scholar,  UK
9 S. Priyadarshini. Research Scholar, Scotland, UK
10 Dr. S Umavathi. Assistant Professor in ZoologyJ.K.K. CollegeKumarapalayam
11 Dr. P. K Ramasamy PDFLoyola CollegeChennai
12 Dr. M. Rabeeth Assistant Professor in ZoologyChikkanna Govt Arts College,Tirupur
13 Dr. P. Sundararaj Assistant Professor in ZoologyBharathiyar University,Coimbatore
14 Dr. M. Ramesh Professor and Head in charge of ZoologyBharathiar University,Coimbatore
15 Dr.C.Gunasakaran Associate Professor In Zoology,Bharathiar University,Coimbatore
16 Dr.UmaMaheswari HOD of Zoology,GVG College, Udumalaipet.
17 Dr.P. Ezhili HOD of Zoology,PSGR Krishnammal College for Women,Coimbatore
18 Dr.Chitra HOD of Zoology,Erode Arts College, Erode
19 Dr.Chitra Associate Professor in ZoologyCNC College, Erode
20 Dr.Durairaju Associate Professor in ZoologyNGM College, Pollachi
21 Dr.Litty Kuria Associate Professor in ZoologyLRG College for Woman, Tiruppur
22 Dr.K.Sujatha Assistant Professor in ZoologyGovt.Arts College, Coimbatore
24 Dr. S.Subhashini Assistant Professor, Hindustan College, Chennai

 

 

Dr.M.Lekeshmanaswamy

M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,B.Ed.,

Associate Professor and Head

Pollution Biology / Biotechnology, Biodiversity

7708570555

ml_swamy64@yahoo.co.in

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Dr.S. Logaswamy

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D

Associate Professor

Pollution Biology

9443006007

slogaswamy@yahoo.co.in

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Dr.S. Binukumari

M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D., B.Ed., PGDMB,M.Ed

Assistant Professor

Fish Toxicology

9894721285

binu.kumari@rediffmail.com

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Dr.P. Kathireswari

M.Sc.,Ph.D.,PGDCA,PGDBI

Assistant Professor

Vermitechnology and Nano biotechnology

9843477240

kathireswari@gmail.com

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Dr.S. Raja

M. Sc., Ph. D

Assistant Professor

Climate Change, Biodiversity,Aquaculture and Fisheries

09442694822

rajaselvaraju12@gmail.com

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Dr.S.Manivannan

M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,PGDCA.,B.Ed.,(NET)

Assistant Professor

Immunology of Infections and Reproductive Biology Diseases

9444488109

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Dr.V.Meiyalagan

M.Sc., Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Invertebrate Immunology, Biochemistry Molicular Biology and Biotechnology

98947844092

meiyazhagan1982@live.com

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Dr.P.Bharathi

Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Molecular systems Metabolic Engineering, Exploring secondary metabolites

9894552426

pkpharathi@gmail.com

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Dr.R.Venkitachalam

M.Sc.,M.Phil.,Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Wild Biology and Conservation

9489572932

poojithvenkat@gmail.com

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Dr.S. Rajeshkumar

Ph.D

Assistant Professor

Eco-toxicology and aquatic toxicology. (Heavy metal pollution, water quality, enzyme assay development, enzymatic responses to the pollution).

9715209467

biorajsiva@gmail.com

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