Introduction

Post-Graduate Department of Zoology
Post-Graduate Department of Zoology

The Department of Zoology, University of Jammu is one of the leading centers of teaching and research that came into existence in 1998 after the split of erstwhile Department of Bio-Sciences that was established in 1971.. The Department has 06 well equipped Research laboratories, Zoological Museum, Zoological Park, Computer Lab and a library having good number of books besides long list of Journals.

The Department faculty has been actively engaged in the research & has to its credit a number of Research Projects sponsored by various funding agencies viz. DST, CSIR, UGC, ICMR and J&K State Council of Science & Technology. The broad thrust areas of research include Fish & Fisheries, Limnology, Cytogenetics & Entomology and about 200 students have so far earned Ph.D degree in their respective fields. UGC-SAP (DRS- I) program with a major focus on Faunal diversity of Jammu Division has been successfully completed. Department has received Funds for Improvement of S&T Infrastructure (FIST) from DST, GOI.

Two Major International Collaborative projects on Air Pollution and Global Pollination (Limnology & Entomology section) have been successfully completed. A mission mode project with ICMR, New Delhi has been sanctioned recently on paragonimiasis.

 
Zoological Museum
Zoological Museum
 
Zoological Park
Zoological Park
 
Central Facility
Central Facility

 

 
Computer Lab
Computer Lab

 

Name Designation Qualification Specialization Contact Info.
Prof. Seema Langer Professor & Head M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D Fish, Prawn, Crab, Taxonomy, Culture, Parasitology E-mail: hodzooluniversityofjammu@gmail.com, langerseema@yahoo.co.inEPABX: Mobile No.: 9906027016
Prof. Roopma Gandotra Professor M.Sc., M.Phil, Ph.D Aquaculture, Fish Biology, Endocrinology& Microbiology E-mail: roopmagandotra@jammuuniversity.ac.in, roopmagandotra08@gmail.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419192591
Dr. Arti Sharma Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D Aquatic Ecology, Insect Diversity, Aquaculture & Toxicology E-mail: arti.sharma68@yahoo.co.inEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419131914
Dr. Parvinder Kumar Assistant Professor M.Sc., Ph.D Human Genetics, Molecular Biology Medical/ clinical genetics Population genetic E-mail: parvinderkb2003@yahoo.co.inEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419195384
Dr. Sarbjeet Kour Assistant Professor M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Limnology, Aquatic biology, Ecology & Zooplanktology E-mail: drsarbjeetkour@gmail.com, sarbj1977@yahoo.comEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419128802
Dr. Rakesh Kumar Assistant Professor M.Sc, M.Phil, Ph. D. Animal/Human Cytogenetics, Human genetics, Molecular biology, Cancer Genetics, DNA Barcoding E-mail: rakeshpanjaliya@jammuuniversity.ac.in, rakesh_chinab@yahoo.co.inEPABX: Mobile No.: 9419155790