Dandeli Education Society's

Bangurnagar Arts, Science & Commerce College

Barchi Road, Ambewadi, Dandeli-581325

Re-Accredited by NAAC at 'B' Grade Level

Department of Zoology:

Zoology as one of the minor subject was introduced in the year 1976, particularly to cater the need of students pursuing medical course until three equal subjects scheme was incorporated by the university in the curriculum during the year 1989. Prof. C G Hegde was the founder Head of Department of Zoology. After his retirement in the year 2002, several guest faculties served the department on temporary basis and at present Prof. Smt. Nayana Revankar, Assistant Professor, serving as the Head of the department.

B. Sc. Bachelor of Science (Chemistry/Botany/Zoology)

Eligibility: Pass in 10 + 2 / Pre-University Course or equivalent examinations are admitted
 

Faculty:

Prof. Nayana Revankar, Assistant Professor of Zoology, HOD
Qualification: M.Sc., MPhil.
Areas of Interest: Limnological studies of some lentic Habitats of Dandeli Wild Life Sanctuary
Years of experience: 15 years

Prof. Savita Pattanashetti, Lecturer
Qualification:
M.Sc., Zoology 

Infrastructure & Facilities:

  • Spacious & well equipped laboratory with around 110 square meter constructed area
  • Well set up museum (with about 150 animal specimens).
  • Innovative teaching with Computer & Internet facility.
  • Centralized library with adequate numbers of books & e- library with videos & PowerPoint presentations for practical, theory & research.
  • Teaching Aids like charts, models, CDs, etc.,
  • For bio-techniques equipment’s in the laboratory- incubator, Binocular microscope, pH meter, centrifuge, refrigerator etc. available.
  • Well qualified recognized staff.
  • Exhibition for students.
  • Safety laboratory measures are practiced for nature experience & advancement of knowledge study tours & field visits.

Library Books:
Our management is kind enough to provide adequate number of books which have made available in the central library. There are 675 volumes available in the library. 

The following periodicals are subscribed in the subject.

1. Biology today
2. Sanctuary Asia

 

LIST OF MAJOR EQUIPMENTS:

 

Sl. No

Name of the Equipment

Qty

1

 Human torso model

1 NO

2

 Scientists photographs

4 NOs

3

 Crocodile model

1 NO

4

 Lung fishes

3 NOs

5

 P.H Meter

1 NO

6

 B.P. Apparatus

1 NO

7

 Student microscopes

17 NOs

8

 Dissection microscopes

17 NOs

9

 Aquarium

1 NO

10

 Incubator

1 NO

11

 Binocular

1 NO

12

 Dissecting lens

12 NOs

13

 Human skeleton with case

1 NO

14

 Double demonstration eye piece

1 NO

15

 Boilogical charts

94 NOs

16

 Haemometer

4 NOs

17

 Haemocytometer

4 NOs

18

 Lab hot plate

1 NO