The Department of Zoology is one of the first departments to be established in 1966. After becoming a P.G department in 1979, it emerged out as a research department in the year 2000 and became full-fledged department with the introduction of M.Phil in the year 2009. 

UGC selected the Department to provide Sericulture as a Vocational Training Course in the year 1999 at the UG level and M Sc Biomedical Sciences in the year 2006.