(Arts, Science and Commerce)
Rajgurunagar,Tal-Khed, Dist-Pune, 410505
Affilated to SPPU ID: PU/PN/ASC/036/1977 | Star college scheme by DBT, Govt. of India(2014) | DST-FIST Scheme (2014) | Best college unit award(NSS) by SPPU(2016) | NAAC-Accredited 'B' | ISO 9001:908

Department of Zoology


The Department of Zoology started along with establishment of the college i.e. in 1978. The necessary facilities for 11th to TYBsc students related to Zoology are available in the department. The facilities of the department include instruments of all the other infrastructural facilities.

Student Profile

The students of dept. come from the remote areas of Khed taluka and most of them belong to families of farmers.The results of FY SY & TY Bsc are very good; 90% students obtain distinction. Majority of the students have been securing distinction & first class since the last six to seven years.

Contribution of Faculty to Changes made in courses or programmes

The Faculty of Zoology Dept. takes active participation in syllabus workshops organized by the University of Pune; the Head of Dept Dr. S. B. Patil takes active participation and he was also selected as BOS in Zoology at the University of Pune on 2 Sept. 2010. He has been awarded by ISCA to publish highest research paper

Learning Resources

Every teacher uses modern teaching methods i.e. the use of OHP, LCD, computers, printers, scanners, etc.

Participation of teacher in academic & Personal counseling of students

Our staff members participate in national state & international level workshops. They present papers & publish them.

Faculty development Programs

Under faculty development programs, lectures of resource persons for different fields are organised. Under this, we have organized 2 national conferences and one syllabus restructuring workshop.


We have a placement center; our students make use of this opportunity of this center to get jobs.

Priority areas of research

Hydrobiology, white grubs, pest control, biodiversity.

Research Projects completed in recent years

  1. Limnological studies of fresh water bodies found in Khed talula - founded by UGC- 30000/-
  2. Hydro biological studies of fresh water bodies found in Khed & Ambegoan taluka - founded by BCUD- 30000/-
  3. Dynamic studies of white grub found in Khed taluka - founded by UGC- 60000/-

Silent Features

  • Well experienced and qualified staff
  • Well equipped and spacious laboratories
  • Year of establishment: 1978
  • Built-up area of the Department: 269 .sq.Mt.
  • One big Laboratory Room
  • HOD Cabin
  • Preparation Room