D.K.M College For Women

( AUTONOMOUS )

Vellore - 1

Affiliated To Thiruvalluvar University

NAAC REACCREDITED

Admission Help Line Numbers

Aided - 9488600147 / 9688510584
Unaided - 9489537911 / 9443341270

Department of Zoology / விலங்கியல்

Department of Zoology

Year of Establishment
B.Sc.
:
1973
Ph.D
:
2013
 

D.K.M COLLEGE FOR WOMEN (AUTONOMOUS), VELLORE-1

DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY
Program Objective
  1. The primary objective of the program is to impart quality education in the subject of Zoology as a basic science and its applied branches to the students .To provide quality education in a branch of Biological sciences i.e Zoology with different specializations.
  2. To facilitate Higher education & research in zoology.
  3. To provide quality education offering skill based programs and motivate the students for self employment in applied branches of Zoology.
  4. To inculcate the spirit of resource conservation and love for nature. To conduct field studies and different projects of local and global interests.
  5. To provides opportunities for professional and personal development through curricular and cocurricular activities. Provide consultancy and organize extension activities.
Programme Educational Objectives
  1. To apply the theoretical knowledge gained during the program to actual practice of laboratory animal science.
  2. To develop problem solving skills in students and encourage them to carry out innovative research projects thereby enkindling in them the spirit of knowledge creation.
  3. To equip the students to perform functions that demand higher competence in national/ international organizations.
  4. To serve the community by providing skilled non-medico professionals through a certificate courses like Sericulture, Solid waste management, Clinical lab Techniques, Mushroom cultivation.
  5. To facilitate the young learners to be job oriented as Animal care taker, Veterinary Technologist, Environmental consultant, Technical writer, Zoo keeper, Biology Teacher, Lab Technician, Researcher and to pursue their higher studies and for writing competitive exams.
  6. To motivate and empower women candidates in their financial status by developing entrepreneurial skills such as Vermiculture, vermicomposting, Prawn Culture, Pearl Culture, Public Health and Hygiene, Biofertilizer Production, Aquarium Fish Keeping, Apiculture, Sericulture, Moriculture and Lab Technique etc.,
Programme Outcomes
  1. Aware students about knowledge and skill in the fundamentals and systematics of animal kingdom.
  2. Gain knowledge of anatomical structure and various metabolic functions of organisms.
  3. Understand various physiological processes at molecular level of animals from different phyla.
  4. Information and skill of advanced biological techniques for experimental purpose.
  5. Awareness about environment and its conservation processes, pollution control and its importance.
  6. Gain knowledge of protection of vulnerable and endangered species
  7. Information and skill of applied zoology including sericulture, apiculture, fisheries, poultry, vermiculture, agricultural pests and their control etc.
  8. Understand about various concepts of genetics and its importance in social wellbeing.
  9. Aware students about ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities.
  10. Gain knowledge of communicable and non-communicable diseases to improve personal and public health.
Programme Specific Outcomes
  1. Understand Nature, environment natural resources and their conservation, Classification & Behaviour of different animals, Human genetics, Cytology and Evolution.
  2. Apply wide range of subject based skills to various fields that provide a base for future career in disciplines such as Health Sciences, Clinical lab technique, Sericulture, Environmental Management, Biotechnology, ,Teaching and Research.
  3. Distinguish between the Structure, Function, Behaviors and Comparative study of different animals.
  4. Perform, Assess and implement practical techniques and procedure to solve biological problems and analyse and quantify data collected during any project.
  5. Understand the applications of Biological techniques to various fields of biology
  6. To make aware of various branches of Zoology and its scope for their higher educations.
  7. To inculcate transformational impact on the quality education and to inspire the students to adopt scientific temper and live with values.
  8. To acquire basic skills in the observation and study of nature, biological techniques, experimental skills and scientific investigation.
  9. To develop an insight and improve the analytical communication and professional skills in Zoology
  10. To equip Entrepreneurial skills by giving hands on training and practices.
OUTCOME BASED SYLLABUS 2019-2020
S.No Part Study components Ins. Hrs/ Wee k Credits Title of the paper Syllabus
Course Title
SEMESTER-I
1 I Language Paper I 6 4 Tamil I View
2 II English Paper I 6 4 English I View
3 III Core Theory Paper I 6 6 Invertebrata View
4 III Core Practical Practical- I 3 - Invertebrata and Chordata View
5 III Allied-I Theory Paper I 4 4 Chemistry-I View
6 III Allied-I Practical Practical 3 - Chemistry View
7 IV EVS - 2 2 Environmental Studies View
SEMESTER-II
8 I Language Paper II 6 4 Tamil II View
9 II English Paper II 4 4 English II View
10 III Core Theory Paper II 5 5 Chordata View
11 III Core Practical I Practical I 3 3 Invertebrata and Chordata View
12 III Allied-I Theory Paper II 4 4 Chemistry-II View
13 III Allied-I Practical Practical 3 2 Chemistry View
14 IV Value Education - 3 2 Value Education View
15 IV Soft Skill - 2 1 Soft Skill View
SEMESTER III
S.NO PART STUDY COMPONENTS INS HRS/ WEEK CREDIT TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
COURSE TITLE
I Language Paper  III 6 3 Tamil  III View
II English Paper  III 6 3 English III View
III Core Theory Paper  III 4 4 CellBiology View
III Core Practical Practical  II 3 - CellBiology and Genetics View
III Allied-II Theory Paper  I 4 3 Allied Botany-I View
III Allied-II Practical Practical 3 - Allied Botany practical-I View
IV Skill based Paper  I 2 2 Public Health & Hygiene View
IV Non Major Paper  I 2 2 Vermiculture View
SEMESTER IV
 
S.NO PART STUDY COMPONENTS INS HRS/ WEEK CREDIT TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
COURSE TITLE
I Language Paper  IV 6 3 Tamil  IV View
II English Paper  IV 6 3 English IV View
III Core Theory Paper  IV 4 4 Genetics View
III Core Practical Practical  II 3 6 CellBiology and Genetics View
III Allied-II Theory Paper  II 4 3 Allied Botany-II View
III Allied-II Practical Practical 3 2 Allied Botany Practical-II View
IV Skill based Paper  I 2 2 BioFertilizer Production View
IV Non Major Paper  I 2 2 Apiculture View
 SEMESTER V
S.NO PART STUDY COMPONENTS INS HRS/ WEEK CREDIT TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
COURSE TITLE
III Core Theory Paper  V 5 5 Biotechnology View
III Core Theory Paper  VI 4 4 Developmental Biology View
III Core Theory Paper  VII 4 4 Animal Physiology View
III Elective I Paper  I 5 3 Biochemistry&Biostatstics View
III Elective II Paper  II 4 3 Human Endocrinology View
III Core Practical Practical III 3 - Animal Physiology, Developmental Biology and Biotechnology View
III Core Practical Practical IV 3 - Environmental Biology, Immunology and Microbiology View
IV Skill based 2 2 Aquarium Fish Keeping View
 
 SEMESTER VI
S.NO PART STUDY COMPONENTS INS HRS/ WEEK CREDIT TITLE OF THE PAPER SYLLABUS
COURSE TITLE
III Core Theory Paper VIII 5 5 Environmental Biology View
III Core Theory Paper  IX 4 4 Immunology View
III Core Theory Paper  X 4 4 Evolution View
III Core Practical Practical III 3 5 Animal Physiology, Developmental Biology and Biotechnology View
PG DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY
Program Objective
  1. The primary objective of the program is to impart quality education in the subject of Zoology as a basic science and its applied branches to the students .To provide quality education in a branch of Biological sciences i.e Zoology with different specializations.
  2. To facilitate Higher education & research in zoology.
  3. To provide quality education offering skill based programs and motivate the students for self employment in applied branches of Zoology.
  4. To inculcate the spirit of resource conservation and love for nature. To conduct field studies and different projects of local and global interests.
  5. To provides opportunities for professional and personal development through curricular and cocurricular activities. Provide consultancy and organize extension activities.
Programme Educational Objectives
  1. To apply the theoretical knowledge gained during the program to actual practice of laboratory animal science.
  2. To develop problem solving skills in students and encourage them to carry out innovative research projects thereby enkindling in them the spirit of knowledge creation.
  3. To equip the students to perform functions that demand higher competence in national/ international organizations.
  4. To serve the community by providing skilled non-medico professionals through a certificate courses like Sericulture, Solid waste management, Clinical lab Techniques, Mushroom cultivation.
  5. To facilitate the young learners to be job oriented as Animal care taker, Veterinary Technologist, Environmental consultant, Technical writer, Zoo keeper, Biology Teacher, Lab Technician, Researcher and to pursue their higher studies and for writing competitive exams.
  6. To motivate and empower women candidates in their financial status by developing entrepreneurial skills such as Vermiculture, vermicomposting, Prawn Culture, Pearl Culture, Public Health and Hygiene, Biofertilizer Production, Aquarium Fish Keeping, Apiculture, Sericulture, Moriculture and Lab Technique etc.,
Programme Outcomes
  1. Aware students about knowledge and skill in the fundamentals and systematics of animal kingdom.
  2. Gain knowledge of anatomical structure and various metabolic functions of organisms.
  3. Understand various physiological processes at molecular level of animals from different phyla.
  4. Information and skill of advanced biological techniques for experimental purpose.
  5. Awareness about environment and its conservation processes, pollution control and its importance.
  6. Gain knowledge of protection of vulnerable and endangered species
  7. Information and skill of applied zoology including sericulture, apiculture, fisheries, poultry, vermiculture, agricultural pests and their control etc.
  8. Understand about various concepts of genetics and its importance in social wellbeing.
  9. Aware students about ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities.
  10. Gain knowledge of communicable and non-communicable diseases to improve personal and public health.
Programme Specific Outcomes
  1. Understand Nature, environment natural resources and their conservation, Classification & Behaviour of different animals, Human genetics, Cytology and Evolution.
  2. Apply wide range of subject based skills to various fields that provide a base for future career in disciplines such as Health Sciences, Clinical lab technique, Sericulture, Environmental Management, Biotechnology, ,Teaching and Research.
  3. Distinguish between the Structure, Function, Behaviors and Comparative study of different animals.
  4. Perform, Assess and implement practical techniques and procedure to solve biological problems and analyse and quantify data collected during any project.
  5. Understand the applications of Biological techniques to various fields of biology
  6. To make aware of various branches of Zoology and its scope for their higher educations.
  7. To inculcate transformational impact on the quality education and to inspire the students to adopt scientific temper and live with values.
  8. To acquire basic skills in the observation and study of nature, biological techniques, experimental skills and scientific investigation.
  9. To develop an insight and improve the analytical communication and professional skills in Zoology
  10. To equip Entrepreneurial skills by giving hands on training and practices.
WITH EFFECT FROM 2021-2022 OBE PATTERN
SEMESTER I  
S.No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper syllabus
Course Title
1 Core Paper- I 5 5 Life and diversity of Invertebrates View
2 Core Paper -II 5 4 Life and diversity of Chordates View
3 Core Paper - III 5 5 Cell and Molecular Biology View
4 Core Practical- I   4   - Life and Diversity of Invertebrates & Chordates View
5 Core Practical- II   4   - Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics View
6 Core Practical- III 4 - Environmental Biology & Evolution View
7 Elective Paper-I 3 3 (Choose any one out of three) a).      Aquaculture and Farm Management (or) b).      Fishery Science (or) c).       Poultry Farming View View View
8 Optional Self Study paper - 2* Organic Farming View
SEMESTER II
S.No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper syllabus
Course Title
9 Core Paper-IV 5 5 Genetics View
10 Core Paper-V 4 4 Environmental Biology & Evolution View
11 Core Paper-VI 4 4 Biotechnology and Bioinformatics View
12 Core Practical- I 4 4 Life and Diversity of Invertebrates& Chordates View
13 Core Practical –II 4 4 Cell and Molecular Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics View
14 Core Practical –III 4 4 Environmental Biology & Evolution View
15 Elective Paper-II 3 3 (Choose any one out of three) a)   Endocrinology (or) b)   Parasitology (or) Economic Zoology View View View
16 Compulsory paper 2 2   Human Rights View
Optional- Internship Training during summer vacation with an extra credit :1- 2
    SEMESTER III
S.No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper syllabus
Course Title
17   Core   Paper- VII   5   5   Comparative Animal Physiology View
18 Core Paper- VIII 5 5 Developmental Biology View
19 Core Paper-IX 5 5 Microbiology and Immunology View
20 Core Practical –IV 4 - Animal Physiology & Immunology View
21 Core Practical –V   4   - Developmental Biology and Microbiology View
22 Core   Practical –VI   4   - Research Methodology, Biostatistics & Entomology View
23       Elective       Paper III       3       3 (Choose any one out of three) a) Biochemistry & Biophysics (or) b)Nanobiotechnology and Applications(or) c) Wild life Biology View View View
24 Optional Self Study paper     2*   Mushroom Culture View
SEMESTER IV
S.No. Study components Ins. Hrs/ Week Credits Title of the paper syllabus
Course Title
25   Core   Paper-X   6   5 Research Methodology & Biostatistics View
26 Core Practical –IV 4 4 Animal Physiology & Immunology View
27 Core Practical –V   4   4 Developmental Biology & Microbiology View
28   Core   Practical -VI   4   4 Research Methodology, Biostatistics &Entomology View
29   Elective   Paper-IV   3   3 (Choose any one out of three) a). *Entomology (or) b)   Apiculture (or) Sericulture View View View
30 Core Project 9 5 Project with Viva Voce

Aided

Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Mrs. Dr. D. SASIKALA 308ZOA01 Assistant Professor and Head Click Here
Mrs. Dr. V. KIRUTHIGA 308ZOA02 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs. Dr. A. Vinodhini 308ZOA03 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs. Dr. V. Rekha 308ZOA04 Assistant Professor Click Here
Mrs.  Dr.G.Vidhya 308ZOA05 Assistant Professor Click Here

Unaided

Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Dr. S. Vijaya Kumari 308ZOA01 Assistant Professor and Head Click Here

Unaided

Name Staffcode Designation View Profiles
Dr. S.Vijayakumari 308PYUA01 Assistant Professor View
2021-2022
S.No Name of the Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report  
      1. Association Meeting 02.03.2022 Clot Buster Enzymes View
      2. International Webinar 05.01.2022 Climate Change and Sustainability View
      3. National level webinar 10.08.2021 Emerging Trends in Biosciences View
      4. Science Week Celebrations 22.02.2022 & 25.02.2022 - View

2020 - 2021

S.No.

Name and Nature of Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic

Report

 
     1. National level webinar 28.05.2020 Diagnostics and Nano-technological application in Covid-19

View

     2. National Level Webinar 04-08-2020 Aquaculture

View

     3. Lecture Workshop 30.03.2021 Intellectual Property Rights

View

     4. Association meeting 06.03.2021 Burden of the Tropics: Vector Borne Diseases View
j2019-2020
S.No Name of the Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report  
   1. International Conference 03.01.2020 & 04.01.2020 Environmental and Health Sciences (ICEHS – 2020) View
   2. Special Guest Lecture Programme 10.02.2020 Origin of Species and Astronomy View
   3. Association Meeting 21.08.2019 A Glimpse of the Future Environment and Prospects of Zoology View
2018-2019
S.No Name of the Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report  
   1. Guest Lecture 27.12.2018 Current Scenario in Nanoparticles Research &  Ground Water Contamination and its Remedial Measures View
   2. National level Awareness Workshop 10.10.2018-11.10.2018 Biodiversity and Bioresources View
2017-2018
S.No Name of the Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report  
   1. Association Meeting 24.08.2017 Stem Cell View
   2. Special Talk 10.07.2017 Interaction with the Scientist View
   3. One Day National Level Lecture Workshop 08.01.2018 Recent scenario on Aquatic Biodiversity and Bioresources View
2016-2017
S.No Name of the Programme   Date of the Programme Title/Topic Report  
1. Association Meeting 15.02.2017 Advance Trends In Biology View
2. Guest Lecture 08.03.2017 Modern Approaches to Drug Discovery &   Biological Wonders View