The Department of Zoology

The Department of Zoology has its own goals and objectives even from the beginning. This department aims at the development of scientific outlook and general intellectual advancement and social commitment in addition to academic instruction. The mission of the department is to spread the light of learning in the society irrespective of caste, creed and religion.

Courses offered

    Graduate

  • B.Sc. Zoology

Faculty profile

Name : CAPT.M.N.MOHAMED KOYA (HOD)
Designation : Associate Professor and Head
Mobile Number : +91 9846722453, +91 9895922903
E-mail : mnmohamedkoya@gmail.com
Qualifications : M.Sc , M.Phil , B.Ed.
Specialization :
Experience : 24years
Name : DR.T.K. MAQBOOL (ON LWA))
Designation : Associate Professor
Mobile Number : 9496283183
E-mail : tkmaqbool@gmail.com
Qualifications : M.Sc., Ph.D
Specialisation : Marine Biology
Experience : 18 years
Name : DR. K.M. SHEREENA
Designation : Assistant Professor
Mobile : +91 9747367010
E-mail : sheri.moidu@gmail.com
Qualifications : M.Sc., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.,
Specialisation : Environmental Biotechnology
Experience : 4.5 year
  • Facilities

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    The Department has Computer with LCD facility and a collection of 14 educational CDs used as teaching aid. Faculty members and students make use of these facilities in the teaching-learning process, storage and documentation of the data and for power point presentation during seminars. Internet broadband connection is provided to the computer in the lab which makes both students and faculties to get easy access to information. Posters of endangered species of wild life animals with brief description are exhibited in the lab for making environment awareness to the students. Besides, the department has charts, models etc. to make the teaching learning process easy and effective. The Document Camera enables to screen microscopic objects/ text/ pictures etc in magnified form with the help of LCD.

    Laboratory
        We have two well equipped laboratories with facilities like microscopes, Camera lucida, Centrifuge, digital pH meter, Hot Air Oven, Sphygmomanometer, Micrometer, Haemocytometer, Haemoglobinometer, Kymograph, Colorimeter, water bath, Microtome, etc.. One laboratory is used for Zoology main practical and the other used for Botany complementary practical.

    Museum
        The Dept.museum is an attractive one and has a collection of 175 Zoological specimens. In addition to this the museum also contains 120 botanical specimens. A skeletal frame work of a whale obtained from Ponnani coastal area is exhibited in the College Campus

  • Seminars/ Workshops

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    Seminar on “Human intervention in Western Ghats – latest issues and reports” by Dr. Zeenath, Associate Professor in Zoology, Department of Zoology, M.E.S. KVM College, Valanchery, held on January, 2014.

    Seminar on Biodiversity of Kerala by Shameer, University of Calicut on January 2014.

    Seminar on Ecology of Herons [3/11/2011] by Dr. Seethi Koya, Associate Professor, PG Department of Zoology, MES Mampad college.

    career awareness seminar on the topic “Avenues for Higher Studies after Graduation in Life Science”. Resource person -Dr. Shameer. K.S, Department of Zoology, University of Calicut. He is a prominent alumni of our department [21/7/2011]

    Awareness classes on “Monsoon epidemics and their preventive measures” by students of the department for the nearby school students of Ponnani [June 2010]

    One day seminar on “Biodiversity of Kerala” by Dr. K.K. Shaji, member, Biodiversity Board [September 2010]

    Department presented an attractive and informative stall in the Mega exhibition DRISYA-2010.A model of dinosaur was also exhibited in the college campus [December 2010]

    Department presented an attractive and informative stall in the Mega exhibition DRISYA-2010.A model of dinosaur was also exhibited in the college campus [December 2010]

    One day seminar on UG semesterization with the support of Higher Education Council.[8/10/2009]

    Seminar on “Bio-diversity of Kerala” Dr. Kishore Kumar consultant, Malabar Natural History Society, Kerala was the expert.[27/10/2009]

    on the topic “Avenues for Higher Studies” by Dr. K. Ranjeet, Faculty member of the department of AQFM , MES Ponnani College(5/2/2009)

  • Extension Activities

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    Interdepartmental seminar competition on X“Climate change and ozone layer depletion”, in connection with the International day for the preservation of Ozone Layer was conducted for the UG and PG students of our college on 17.09.2015 at MSK Hall.

    Department of Zoology in association with Blood Bank District Hospital Tirur, Blood Storage Centre, Taluk Hospital Ponnani, College Union, NCC and NSS conducted a campaign “SNEHA VIPLAVAM REKTHA DHAANATHILOODE” 15- 31 January 2014. As part of it, a quiz competition on the subject “Blood Donation” was conducted on 25th January 2014 for the selected students of all departments of the college. Dr. T.K. Ali Ashraf, Blood Bank Medical Officer, Blood Bank Tirur conducted an awareness class on the importance of blood donation on 26th January from 9.30 am to 10.30am. On the same day 50 volunteers from the Department of Zoology, NCC, NSS and staff donated blood.

  • Prominent Alumni

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    Dr. Mohammed Unni Elias Musthafa( Director of School of Distance education University of Calicut.)

    Dr. Mohanan Senior Scientist in USA.

    Dr. Salahudeen Proprietor, Raihan Eye Hospital, Edapal.

    Mr. Hameed HM of Darul Hidaya Higher Secondary School, Pookarathara.

    Mr. Khayyoom Principal, Darul Hidaya Residential Higher Secondary School, Edapal.

  • Facilities

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    Audio visual facility with computer, LCD and Internet

    Well equipped laboratory

    Museum with 175 specimen samples

    Invertebrates 162

    Fishes 76

    Amphibians 8

    Reptiles 15

    Birds 14

    Mammals 11

    Slides 120

    Charts 35

    Plants 228

  • Equipment

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    Colorimeter

    Digital pH Meter

    Sphygmomanometer

    Hot Air Oven

    Microscopes

    Camera Lucida

    Microtome

    Digital Projector System for Microscopes

  • Activities

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    Invited lecture on “Ecology of Herons” by Dr. Seethi Koya, Associate Professor, P.G. Department of Zoology, M.E.S. Mampad College

    Career awareness seminar on the topic “Avenues for higher studies after graduation in Life science” Resource person: Dr. K.S. Shameer, Department of Zoology, University of Calicut, a prominent alumni of our department

    2010–2011

    Awareness class on “Monsoon epidemics and their preventive measures”, by students of the department for the near by school students of Ponnani

    Invited lecture on “Biodiversity of Kerala”, by Dr. K.K. Shaji, Member, Biodiversity Board

    Department presented an attractive and informative stall in the Mega Exhibition “DRISYA–2010”. A model of dinosaur was also exhibited in the college campus

    Monthly quiz competition for the entire college students was conducted by the department of Zoology

    2009–2010

    One day seminar on the newly introduced semester pattern in U.G., with the support of Higher Education Council

    Invited lecture on “Bio-diversity of Kerala”, by Dr. Kishore Kumar consultant, Malabar Natural History Society, Kerala

    Seminar on the topic “Avenues for higher studies”, by Dr. K. Ranjeet, Faculty member of the department of AQFM, M.E.S. Ponnani College

    2008–2009

    Seminar and slide show on “Mammalian diversity”. Resource person: Dr. Abdul Riyaz, Associate Professor, Govt. College, Kodenchery

    2008–2009

    Seminar on “Biodiversity of laterite hills”. Resource person: V.C. Balakrishnan, Environmentalist

    Seminar on “Perspectives on sustainable development” [by Dr. Muhammedunni Alias Musthafa, Associate Professor , Director of Distance Education, University of Calicut, a prominent alumni of our department.

  • Contact us:

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    Department of Zoology
    M.E.S. Ponnani College
    Ponnani South–PO
    Malappuram, Kerala
    INDIA–679586
    E-mail: zoology.mes@gmail.com
    Phone +91 4942 666 077, Ext. 212 (Off)