Department of Zoology & Biotechnology

The Department of Zoology was established in the year 1981 and Biotechnology in 2005

Currently the department offers :

  • Undergraduate course with Zoology / Biotechnology, Botany and Chemistry.
  • Post Graduation in Zoology is running with specialization in Ichthyology / Wild Life Conservation/Cytology and Environment  since 2005
  • Post Graduation in Biotechnology was started in 2009

Vision

  • Sustainable ,Conservational and Peaceful development of society .

Mission

  • Education and empowerment of women.
  • Development of scientific skills.
  • To increase the potentials to impart knowledge in different fields of biology.

Special Features:-

  • To impart quality education through interactive approach.
  • To motivate students to upgrade their potential through projects, seminars, presentations and discussions.
  • 100 percent results with merit positions in the university.
  • Conducts awareness activities and local field trips to various scientific organizations.
  • Provides career counseling and career guidance to the students.
  • The department provides knowledge in technical experimental skill, scientific attitude, creativity and sense of discovery in the field of animal sciences, Ecology, environment, Limnology, cytology, fisheries, Aquaculture and Biotechnology.
  • The department has all the facilities and has a library of 350 books. It also has a book bank which offers free books to the students.
  • The department is well provided with large number of major and minor equipments to perform all the required experiments for the courses.
  • Departmental Library
    Zoology :- 425
    Biotechnology :- 46 Books
  • No. of Major instruments:
    Zoology-39
    Biotechnology- 28
  • Total no. of Slides and Specimens: 314 and 300

Staff Members:-

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

Experience

Dr.Asha Agarwal

Ph.D., M.Sc.

Vice Principal, Head of Faculty of Science,
& HOD 

Ichthyology and Biodiversity

35 yrs.

Dr. Rupa G.  Nandi

Ph.D., M.Sc., DCA(Hon.)

Asst.
Professor

Biotechnology

11 yrs.

Dr. Sunita Yadav

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

Asst.
Professor

Ichthyology and Toxicology

15 yrs.

Dr. Renu Shrivastava

 Ph.D., M.Sc., M.A. (Education), B.Ed.

Asst.
Professor

Cytology and Endocrinology

10 yrs.

Dr. Parul Saxena

Ph.D., M.Sc.

Asst.
Professor

Genetics

6 yrs

Ms. Babita Jharia

M.Sc., NET qualified

Asst. Professor

Biotechnology

1 yr

Ms. Khyati Shrivastava

M.Sc., DCA

Asst. Professor

Biotechnology

5 yrs

 

Awards/Recognitions received by faculty

Dr. Asha Agarwal

  1. Won II prize in paper presentation in 2017 at an International Conference on “Make in India” at Career College Bhopal.
  2. Appreciation & Guest of Honor, M.P.C.S.T. Government of M.P. & Madhya Pradesh Science Centre Bhopal  in a “Nature Study Camp Workshop” 2017.

Dr. Renu Shrivastava

Awarded Honorary Fellowship (F.S.L.Sc.) from Society of Life science.

Dr. Rupa. G. Nandi

Awarded Associate Fellowship by International Society of Biotechnology.

Dr. Parul Saxena

Young Scientist Award by Peoples Group in 2010
Won II prize in paper presentation in 2017 at an International Conference on “Make in India” at Career College Bhopal.

Ms. Khyati Shrivastava

GATE Qualified 2011, 2012.

Ms. Babita Jharia

 NET Qualified, 2016.

Publications of Students


S.No.

Name of the Student

Class

Total No. of Publications

Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

1

Ku. Jyoti Kiran Bara

M.Sc. Biotech.

09

05

2

Ku. Ritu Soni

M.Sc. Biotech.

08

05

3

Ku. Sakshi Jaiswal

M.Sc. Biotech.

07

04

4

Ku. Himanshi Mali

M.Sc. Biotech.

04

04

5

Ku. Ekta Gupta

M.Sc. Biotech.

04

04

6

Ku. Sakshi Raghuwanshi

M.Sc. Biotech.

05

05

7

Tripti Choudhary

M.Sc. Biotech.

1

1

 

Workshop/Seminars Attended by the Students


S. No.

Class/Students

National Workshop/Seminar

Organized by

Paper/Poster Presented

1

M.Sc. Sem I & III (Biotech.) and B.Sc. Sem V (Biotech.)

National Mycology Meet

Sant Hirdaram College, Bairagarh

07

2

B.Sc. Sem V (Biotech.)

National Conference on Recent Advances in Science, Technology & Healthcare

Career College, Bhopal

06

3

M.Sc. Sem III (Biotech.)

Workshop on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS): A Discussion Forum towards Whole Genome Sequencing and DNA Library Preparation

Madhya Pradesh Council for Science and Technology (MPCST), Bhopal

-

4

M.Sc. Sem I (Biotech.)

Workshop on Bioinformatics

Biotechnology Dept. UTD, Barkatullah University, Bhopal

03