Morning Star Home Science College

Angamaly ESTD.1963

Affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University and Accredited with
A Grade in NAAC (Re-accreditation Third Cycle)

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Department Of Zoology

The Department of Zoology was established in 1968 as a subsidiary subject of B.Sc. Home Science. B. Sc. Degree in Zoology was started in 1993 with Chemistry and Botany as subsidiary subjects. M.Sc. Zoology with specialization in Entomology (Self financing) was started in 2004. The department has a well-equipped and well-maintained laboratory and a Physiology Lab for UG and two well-equipped laboratories for PG course. The department library has a good stock of books. The department serves the society and public in a multidimensional manner by undertaking a number of activities of interdisciplinary approach.SCAWEP (Society for Conservation of Animal World and Environmental Protection) is an unregistered society functioning under the department. 'Biomirror', a departmental manuscript magazine, is released every year from the year 2000 onwards . A vermiculture unit was started as a self-employment programme for students and public in 1998 which gives training to the students of Zoology, SCAWEP and Biomirror members. The department offers the club Neeharam Nature Club.

Faculty
Ms. Usha K.R. M.Sc., M.Phil.

Ms. Leena Joseph M.Sc., B.Ed., NET

Dr. Teji K.T. M.Sc., M.Phil., P.hD.

SELF FINANCING DIVISION
Ms. Jerry Thomas M.Sc., B.Ed
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Ms. Riji Joseph M.Sc., B.Ed
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Minu Merin Sabu M.Sc
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BOTANY
Dr. Sr. Philo T. J. M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph.D.

Latest Updations

MEDICAL CAMP

In connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the college, the Department of Zoology in association with Chalaka Sree Narayana Institute of Medical Sciences, organized a one day Medical Camp for the neighboring community on 4 March 2018


Environment Day 2018

Zoology Association and release of Biomirror-2017: Inaugurated by Dr. Sajayan Joseph, Clinical Scientist, Royal College of Pathology, London, U. K. and presented a seminar on ‘genetics in medicine’ on 14 September 2017


World Environmental Day

Bhoomithrasena club observed World Environment day on 6th June 2018 with a documentary video show on plastic pollution


Poster Designing Competition

Poster designing competition was conducted on 7th June 2018 based on the focal theme “Beat plastic pollution


Beat Plastic Pollution

AKSCSTE sponsored one-day state level programme including a seminar, documentary film show and an intercollegiate quiz competition on the focal theme “Beat plastic pollution”was conducted by the department of Zoology in connection with World Environmental Day on 19th June 2018.


Field Trip

A one day field trip to College of Horticulture, Kerala Agricultural University, Vellanikkara was conducted for open course and final year B.Sc Zoology students on 29thSeptember 2018. A training session on Honey Bee culture techniques was also given to the students. Dr. Sr. Philo T. J. Students also visited Manual hatchery, South vellarapilly and Aiswaryagram, Kanjoor to study about quail and rabbit breeding and marketing techniques.


Wild Life Week Celebrations

Bhoomithrasenaclub conducted an interdepartmental Essay writing competition in connection with wild life week celebrationson 9th October 2018.


Biodiversity Assessment Survey

Ms.Usha K.R. ,Ms.Leena Joseph and eight M.Sc. students conducted five days biodiversity assessment survey at Parakkadavuand Kunnukara Gramapanchayath and handed over sample study reports to Mr. Sreerag, Senior Research Fellow, Kerala State Biodiversity Board on 27th October.


SCAWEP and Zoology Association Inauguration

SCAWEP and Zoology association was inaugurated by Mr. Premkumar T. R Environmentalist and social activist on 1stNovember 2018. A seminar on Importance of Organic farming was presented


Nature Camp

Ms. Usha K. R. and 18 Club members participated in 3 days nature camp held by Kerala Forests and Wildlife Department at Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary from 14th to 16th November 2018.The programme was lead by famous ornithologist Dr.Sugathan


PIXELS

Dr. Sr. Philo T. J, Ms. K. Leena Joseph and final year B.Sc Zoology students visited PIXELS-an art film exhibition conducted by DIST,Angamaly on 26th November 2018.


Butterfly Fauna

Diversity of butterfly fauna (Lepitoptera) in Morning Star Home Science College was studied by Chandini .P.K in the year 2018 and the specimen were displayed taxonomically in the department for future reference


Study trip

Study trip to Fort Kochi and Mangalavanam by PG students and staff on 7th September 2018.


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