Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur

Marching Towards Excellence

Department of Zoology

Name of Department:

DEPARTMENT OF ZOOLOGY

1

Year of 
Establishment
of Department

1958

2

Head of 
Department 

Prof. Dinesh Kumar Singh

3

Total Sanctioned 
Teaching Posts 

Professors(O)

Professors
(CAS)

Associate
Professor 

Assistant 
Professor 

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JRF

 

2

-

5

11

-

-

4

Presently 
Working 
(Number Only)

Professors(O)

Professors
(CAS)

Associate
Professors

Assistant
Professor

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JRF

 

-

6

1

4

-

3

5

 

Courses

Seats

Admitted

GC

OBC

SC 

ST 

*Minority

Courses 
Available

1.   M.Sc. (Zoology)

50

50

26

13

10

1

7

2.   M.Sc.
(Environmental Sci.)

20

20

11

5

-

-

6

3.   Ph.D.

70

8

-

5

3

-

 

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Major 
Achievements
of the
Department
in Last 
Five Years

1.   Organized ‘National Symposium’ on “Advances in Zoology and Environmental Science” – 05 March, 2013.

2.   Organized 3 days ‘International Conference – HARMONY:2013” – 11-13 Nov., 2013.

3.   Organized International Conference “Frontiers of Natural Products and Human Health” – 19 Dec., 2015.

4.   Organized ‘National Science Day’ on theme “Science & Technology for Specially Abled Persons” – 28 Feb., 2017.

5.   Annual Meet and distribution of “Excellence Award” among Employees of the Department and Students of P.G. Courses – 01 May, 2017.

6.   Heavy Plantation by Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor/Teachers/Staff members and P.G. Students of Zoology/Environmental Science Students in memory of Ex- Vice-Chancellor – Prof. Revati Raman Pandey of this University.

7.   First meeting of “Alumni/ae association” for constitution of working committee – 31.07.2017.

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Future Plans
[Next Three Years] 

1.   Malacology Laboratory of the Department is a WHO collaborating lab on “Fasciolosis Control” with

Prof. S. Mas-coma, Valencia University, Spain. Presently, team is actively involved in studying prevalence of Fasciola infections/their vectors in 29 states of India for establishing A WHO COLLABORATING CENTRE at this University in coming years. Natural Product Lab, Toxicology Lab, Entomology Lab, Endocrinology Lab, Immunology Lab, Bio-systematics lab and Vermitechnology lab are planning to explore more advance researches in coming years

2.   We are planning to organize National/International Conferences/Refresher courses in Environmental Science/Zoology and workshops on “Tools and Techniques”.

3.   First Alumni/ae meet is decided to be organized on 03rd Nov., 2017. This meet will be organized every year now onwards.

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Faculty Details**

SN Name 

Mobile

Specialization

Email

1.      Prof. Rajendra Singh

9415258520

Entomology,
Biosystematics

rsinghgpu@gmail.com

2.      Prof. D.K. Singh

9454211574

Cell Biology

dksingh_gpu@yahoo.co.in

3.      Prof. Ajay Singh

9455079559

Fishery Biology,
Aquatic Toxicology

singhajay_gkp@rediffmail.com

4.      Prof. B.A. Ansari

9452448942

Toxicology

ba.ansari@rediffmail.com

5.      Prof. V.B. Kushwaha

9451214195

Biochemistry,
Toxicology

veenabatrakushwaha@gmail.com

6.      Prof. R.K. Upadhyay

9838448495

Entomology,
Immunology

rkupadhya@yahoo.com

7.      Dr. P.H. Pathak

8005365347

Entomology

paramhans.pathak@gmail.com

8.      Dr. S.K. Tiwari

9450264779

Entomology

sktzddu@rediffmail.com

9.      Dr. S.K. Srivastava

9450413232

Fishery,
Endocrinology

sunilsrivastav@hotmail.com

10.   Dr. Vinay Kumar Singh

9415855488

Entomology,
Toxicology

vinaygkpuniv@gmail.com

11.   Dr. Keshav Singh

9450433313

Entomology,
Vermitechnology

keshav26singh@rediffmail.com