Zoology
 

The Department of Zoology was started in the year 1972-73 and it offers B.Sc. Zoology programme with a sanctioned strength of 32. The M.Sc. Zoology programme was started in the year 1983-84, with a sanctioned strength of 20. A well-equipped zoology and allied botany lab caters to the needs of the students. The Department offers both full-time and part-time M.Phil., and Ph.D. programmes in Zoology.

 FACULTY
  • Mrs. A. Chandrakala, M.Sc., M.Phil.                                                                          (Head)
  • Ms. A. Rajarajeswari, M.Sc., M.Phil.
  • Dr. P. S. Arunadevi, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. R. Chandira sekar, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. C. Vasuki, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. V. UthayaKumar, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

 SELECT PUBLICATIONS
  • K.Nagarajan, Bioenergetics of the Fresh water fish Clarias batrachus exposed to treated sago effluent, Baraton Interdisciplinary Research Journal, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2011, pp. 7-11.
  • Bhuvaneswari V., K.Nagarajan, Primary treatment of tannery effluent and determination of LC50 for Clarias batrachus, Journal of Experimental Zoology India, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2009, pp. 95-97.
  • K.Nagarajan and Bhuvaneswari V., Histopathological studies of Clarias batrachus exposed to untreated and polyelectrolyte treated tannery effluent, Journal of Experimental Zoology India, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2009, pp. 139-143.
  • R.Shasikumar and K. Nagarajan, Influence of treated Dairy effluent on haematological changed in freshwater cat fish (Clarias batrachus), Nature, Environment & Pollution Technology, Vol. 6, No. 3, 2008, pp. 381-386.
  • Dr. K. Nagarajan and P. S. Aruna Devi, Microbial degradation of solid wastes of Dairy industry, Journal of Experimental Zoology India, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2008, pp. 287-289.
  • Mohan K. and A. M. Padmanaban, Diversity and Abundance of Coleopteran Insects in Bhavani Taluk Erode District, Tamil Nadu, India, International Journal of Innovations in Bio-Sciences, Vol. 3(2), 2013, pp. 55-63.
  • K.Mohan and A.M.Padmanaban, Kinetic study on butterfly diversity in Erode District, Tamil Nadu, India, Elixir International Journal, Vol. 60, 16210-16213, 2013.
  • P. S. Aruna Devi and Dr. K. Nagarajan, Designing on Integrated Waste Management Strategy for Dairy Industry, Journal of Experimental Zoology India, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2008, pp. 291-294.
  • Chandramohan Marimuthu, Chandrakala Amrose, Jenifier Abel, Mohanapriya Muniappan and Kasthuri Gnanasekaran, Miniaturized Screening and Isolation of Phospholipase A2 Rhizopus by using Egg Yolk Substrate, International Journal of Applied Biotechnology and Biochemistry, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013, pp. 83-96.
  • S. Uma Maheswari, Anti- feedant effect of Neem on Bhendi pest Pysdercus cingulatus, Journal of Experimental Zoology India, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2008, pp. 523-525.
  • A. M. Padmanaban, Analysis and Biotreatment of Textile Effluent, International Journal World of Pharamaceutical Research, Vol-3, issue-6, ISSN- 1408-1413, August 2014.
  • S. Umamaheshwari, Analysis and Biotreatment of Textile Effluent, International Journal World of Pharamaceutical Research, Vol-3, issue-6, ISSN- 1408-1413, August 2014.

 RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN
S.No. Investigator Title & Duration Amount
1 Dr.M.A.Sultan Ali Bioaccumulation of some metallic pollutants on the crabs (2007 to 2009) Rs.45,000
2 Dr.K.Nagarajan Monitoring of Tamilnadu River Waters: Cauvery Upstream (2008) Rs.4,68,000
3 Dr.P.S.ArunaDevi Designing a Decentralized Sewage Treatment System to Households using Microbial Solution for Groundwater Recharging (2014-2016) Rs.3,21,500
4 Dr.A.M.Padmanaban Immunostimulatory Effects of Therapeutic Gungus Ganoderma Lucidum Polysaccharide (GLPs) B-Dglucans on Giant Freshwater Prawn Macrobrachium Rosenbergi (DE MAN 1879) (2015-2016) Rs.4,85,000
5 Dr.P.S.ArunaDevi Biodiversity, Phytochemical and Antimicrobial Studies on Medicinal Plants in Paralimnetic Areas of Lakes of Erode District (2015-2016) Rs.4,95,000

 SEMINARS / CONFERENCES ORGANIZED
S.No. Period Details
1 Feb. 1998 Two-day Seminar on Fresh Water Fish Culture in association with Tamilnadu Fisheries Training and Research Centre
2 Mar. 16 & 17, 2007 UGC sponsored Two-day National Conference on Environmental Studies and Bio-diversities (Enviro Concern 2007)

 UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDERS
S.No. Name Course Year Rank
1 P. Tamilselvi B.Sc. 1998-2001 2
2 A. RajaRajeswari B.Sc. 1998-2001 5
3 S. Prema B.Sc. 1999-2002 9
4 M. A. Hajiravarera Irfana B.Sc. 2000-2003 6
5 A. Perumal B.Sc. 2001-2004 2
6 G. Kiruthika B.Sc. 2001-2004 8
7 R. Anil Kumar B.Sc. 2004-2007 4
8 M. Hemalatha B.Sc. 2004-2007 6
9 M. S. Durga B.Sc. 2004-2007 9
10 S. Nathiya B.Sc. 2005-2008 2
11 G. Vennila B.Sc. 2005-2008 4
12 M. Ruba B.Sc. 2005-2008 6
13 J.Priya B.Sc. 2005-2008 10
14 R. Yasodai B.Sc. 2007-2010 7
15 Manimekalai R. B.Sc. 2010-2013 1
16 Jayakkodi K. B.Sc. 2010-2013 3
17 Nithya P. B.Sc. 2010-2013 9
18 Umadevi V. B.Sc. 2011-2014 10
19 Sangavi M. B.Sc. 2012-2015 1
20 Paramesh G. B.Sc. 2012-2015 2
20 Ragavi V. B.Sc. 2013-2016 3
22 K. Annaduari M.Sc. 1991-1993 3
23 C. Sivasubramaniam M.Sc. 1994-1996 2
24 P. Elumalai M.Sc. 1997-1999 3
25 S. Deepa M.Sc. 1997-1999 4
26 K. Akila M.Sc. 1998-2000 1
27 P. S. Dhandapani M.Sc. 1998-2000 2
28 K. S. Senthilkumar M.Sc. 1998-2000 5
29 V. S. Kavitha M.Sc. 1999-2001 2
30 N. Revathi M.Sc. 2000-2002 1
31 K. E. Yuvarani M.Sc. 2000-2002 3
32 P. Maheswari M.Sc. 2000-2002 5
33 R. Rajeswari M.Sc. 2001-2003 1
34 A. RajaRajeswari M.Sc. 2001-2003 5
35 T. Sharmila M.Sc. 2002-2004 2
36 P. Parimalam M.Sc. 2002-2004 4
37 P. Mythily M.Sc. 2002-2004 5
38 K. Radhamani M.Sc. 2002-2004 6
39 N. Kavitha M.Sc. 2003-2005 1
40 S. Prema M.Sc. 2003-2005 3
41 S. Manikandan M.Sc. 2003-2005 5
42 V. Bhuvaneshwari M.Sc. 2004-2006 1
43 P. Kriuthiga M.Sc. 2004-2006 2
44 D. Megala M.Sc. 2004-2006 3
45 G. Prabha M.Sc. 2005-2007 1
46 G. Ambika M.Sc. 2005-2007 2
47 C. Sudha Priya M.Sc. 2005-2007 3
48 A. J. Sasikala M.Sc. 2005-2007 4
49 M. Nesamani M.Sc. 2005-2007 6
50 M. Ashok Kumar M.Sc. 2006-2008 1
51 M. Thangamani M.Sc. 2006-2008 2
52 D. Rekha M.Sc. 2006-2008 3
53 G. Kiruthika M.Sc. 2006-2008 4
54 M. Saravanaraja M.Sc. 2007-2009 1
55 M. Aamina M.Sc. 2007-2009 2
56 A. Murugan M.Sc. 2007-2009 4
57 M. Ruba M.Sc. 2008-2010 1
58 M. Karthika M.Sc. 2008-2010 2
59 G. Sheela M.Sc. 2008-2010 4
60 K. Rekha M.Sc. 2009-2011 1
61 V. Ramasamy M.Sc. 2009-2011 2
62 S. Suhasini M.Sc. 2009-2011 3
63 T. Sangeetha M.Sc. 2010-2012 5
64 R. Vanisri M.Sc. 2010-2012 5
65 Myvizhi P. M.Sc. 2012-2014 1
66 Indirakumar M. M.Sc. 2012-2014 2
67 Rani C. M.Sc. 2012-2014 4
68 Sathyabama S. M.Sc. 2012-2014 5
69 Senthamilselvi S. M.Sc. 2013-2015 1
70 Nithya P. M.Sc. 2013-2015 2
71 Poomagal A. M.Sc. 2013-2015 6
72 Kalaiselvi S. M.Sc. 2014-2016 4
73 Mekala S. M.Sc. 2014-2016 5