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The Department of Zoology was established in 1937. Department is a recipient of Star Status by DBT, GOI. The Department had several illustrious researchers as its faculty and some of its faculty members are renowned figures in the Zoology academic circle; Dr. N.N. Murthy, Dr. S.V. Shanbaug, Dr. Mrs. Rao, Dr. R. M. Pai, Dr. Mrs Gaikwad, Dr. Rohini Sivabalan, Prof. M. G. Dhavale, Dr. Mrs Mayya, Mrs. Phadnis, Dr. Sasikumar Menon to name a few. Zoology Department has rich research legacy especially in the field of Systematics, Haematology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Marine Sciences. The Department has taken several initiations at the University level specially to make the Zoology subject more contemporary. This Department has been known to be the nurturing centre for many Zoologists, who are active in teaching profession, especially in the University of Mumbai. The faculty motivates students to engage in research, curricular and extra-curricular activities to tap into their intrinsic and extrinsic capabilities. The department is dedicated for the versatile development of students to help them excel in all possible fields and reach desired milestone in their career.
Department conducts various activities for students, which includes Field Visits, Excursions, Workshops, Seminars, Training programs and Symposiums. Department festival ,Eco-Zoo is celebrated every year where the students showcase their various skills. Besides this, students are also involved in social activity like ‘Beach cleaning’.
Department of Zoology, Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College aims at inculcating a philanthropic attitude amongst the students, towards environment and respond to the needs of the society with total commitment and sincerity. The department is competent in academic excellence and offers BSc and MSc in Zoology with specialization in Marine science and Animal Physiology. It provides students with the knowledge and skill that would make them ready for various multidisciplinary areas related to Zoology.
The department has well equipped laboratory, a very good museum, which has a wide collection of specimens and a good Library.
The faculty of department is well qualified with varied research areas like Environmental Biology, Toxicology, Physiology, Oceanography and Wildlife. With a team of dedicated faculty and support staff I envisage a promising future to all our students
Video Conference. on 07/03/2017
State Level Seminor 14.10.2016
Video Confrence on 08.08.2016
Association Inauguration on 18.07.2016
Invited Lecture on 10.09.15
Invited Lecture on 28.08.15
Ramnarain Ruia Autonomous College
Address : L. N. Road, Matunga (East), Mumbai 400 019
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