Zoology is understandable to all. Zoologists seek to discover the fundamental principles that pinpoint animal life including human being, focusing on the diversity, function and evolution of animals and thus providing the scientific basis for our knowledge regarding the life style, physiology, diseases and their curative measure in the natural environment by conducting research insects to mammalian cells.

The Department of Zoology was established in 2015 in our college. Areas of specialization include Aquaculture, Entomology and Fisheries Science will be conduct in our college. The department is provided with well equipped laboratory. The faculty of the department are dedicated and shifted with full skill. The department conducts various skill related classes to the students.


Achieve excellence through teaching and research.


  • To establish conductive atmosphere for the students learn Advances in Zoology and its associated technology.
  • To institute specialized research centre and to being PG, M. Phil., and Doctoral studies.
  • To improve academic excellence by providing high through put to laboratories with the support of various funding agencies.
  • To develop industry – institution collaboration/ interaction to institute self- employment in Sericulture, Vermiculture, Aquaculture and Apiculture.
  • To take part in extension and outreach programme to achieve the goal in teaching.
  • To evolve the Department of Zoology as the class academic and research Centre of Periyar University.

Staff Detail

S.No Faculty Name Designation Qualification
1 Dr.M.Murali Assistant Professor M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.,
2 Dr. DHANABAL KALAISELVAN Assistant Professor M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.,

B.Sc. Zoology

A candidate who has passed Higher Secondary Examination in Academic or vocational stream with Biology (Botany/Zoology/Chemistry) under higher secondary board of examination, Tamil Nadu or an examination accepted as Equivalent thereto.

M.Sc. Zoology

Candidates who have passed the three year B.Sc., Examination with Zoology will be eligible for admission to this course. B.Sc. B.Ed. Zoology (Integrated Programme).