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PROFILE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

The Department of Zoology was opened in1997 along with the Department of Botany and since then only General course has been taught till 2015. From the academic session 2015-16 under Cooch Behar Panchanan Barma University the Department started teaching at the Honours level. The Department is now moderately equipped and has been shifted to the Jagadish Chandra Bose Bhawan (Science Block) of the College.

Name of the Department: Department of Zoology.

Year of establishment: 1997

Names of Programs / Courses offered: UG ( B. Sc. Honours, B. Sc. General)

Number of teaching posts:

 

Sanctioned

Filled

Professor

NA

NA

Associate Professor/Reader

No direct recruitment. Promotional according to UGC-DPI, Govt. of West Bengal-University Rules

NIL

Assistant Professor

2

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, area of specialization, experience and research under guidance   

Name

 

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

No. of Years of

Experience

No. of Ph. D. Students guided for the last 4 years

Manjil Gupta

M.Sc. (Zoology)

Assistant Professor

Immunology

5.5 yrs

NA

Debadri Kumar Sarkar

M.Sc. (Zoology)

Contractual Teacher

Immunology

2 yrs

NA

 

 

Student Teacher Ratio (program-wise):

B.Sc. (Hons)- 5:1

B.Sc (General)-15:1

 

Number of academic support staff (technical) and administrative staff: sanctioned, filled:

Academic support Staff-      Sanctioned-01    Filled-01.

Publications:      Publication per faculty:

Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals (national / international):

Monographs:

Chapters in Books:

Books edited:

Books with ISBN with details of publishers:

Seminar/Conference (National & International):

Number listed in International Database (For e.g. Web of Science, Scopus, Humanities International Complete, Dare Database - International Social Sciences Directory, EBSCO host, Medline, etc.):

Citation Index – range / average :

SNIP:

SJR:

Impact Factor – range / average:

h-index:

Name of Faculty

a

b

c

d

e

f

g

h

i

j

k

l

Manjil Gupta

-

-

01

-

-

02

-

-

-

-

-

-

Debadri Kumar Sarkar

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Student profile program-wise:

Name of the Course/Programme

(for the session 2015-16)

Applications received

Selected

Enrolled

Pass percentage

 

M

 

F

 

M

F

B.Sc.(General) Part I

62

25

15

09

05

Examination yet to be held

B.Sc.(General) Part I

24

19

05

19

05

58

B.Sc.(General) Part I

09

07

02

07

02

90

B.Sc (Hons) Part I *

128

10

05

07

03

Examination yet to be held

               

*Coruse started from the session 2015-16.

Diversity of students:

Name of the Course

% of students from the same State

% of students from other State

% of students from abroad

B.Sc (Hons)

Part I

100

-

-

B.Sc (General) Part I

100

-

-

B.Sc (General) Part II

100

-

-

B.Sc (General) PartIII

100

-

-

 

Details of infrastructural facilities

Library:

Students access the Central library. The Department does not have any library as such. But the complementary copies provided by different publishers are preserved for use of the students.

b) Internet facilities for staff and students:  Part of Central facilities.

c) Laboratories: 02

Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning:

Technology aided lectures, demonstration, group discussions and educational tours.

Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities:

Students are encouraged to participate ISR through NSS units of the colleges.

SWOC analysis of the department and future plans.:

Strengths:

Weaknesses

Opportunities

Challenges

Near optimal Student Teacher ratio

Scope for extension of laboratories.

Lack of Animal House.

Insufficient laboratory space.

 

Scope for field based research activities

Newly opened honours courses can cater to local demand for the subject.

 

Recruitment policy of permanent faculty.

Financial constraints in up gradation of laboratory.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Future Plans:

Opening of an interdisciplinary research laboratorty.

Setting up of Departmental Library.

Overall improvement of Departmental infrastructure.

Setting up an Animal House.