Department of Zoology
This department came into being in 1959. The only Department with DNA Bar coding facility in its Paul Herbert Center with state of art facilities. The department established Sub-Centre for marine Research laboratory at Bhatye, Ratnagiri which was titled as Centre for Coastal and Marine Bio-diversity and made headway in Marine Research a big cap in its achievement. One of the departments with highest number of Research projects and to have signed MoU with institutions of higher learning in countries like Israel, Poland, New Zealand, East Africa and Slovakia.