The Department is positively contributing by intensifying its research activities on applied programmes related to the needs of the region and countrys overall welfare, such as those in the areas of control of pests, fishery development and environmental biology. The Department is fortunate in having a good number of experts, many of whom have collaborated with eminent biologists in laboratories abroad, viz. Prof. C.P.M. Tripathi, Head of the Department, obtained Full Bright and Royal Society Fellowships for Post Doctoral research work in U. S. A. and U. K. respectively on the aphid kairomones attracting the parasitoids.
The Department has produced 1842 research papers, most of them published in worlds most widely circulated international journals with high impact factors. Both the academic staff and the research students have actively participated in more than 156 national and international conferences. 272 students have been awarded Ph.D. degree in Zoology from this department. Two students have been awarded D.Sc. degree in Zoology. Eight text books on Physiology and Biochemistry, Economic Zoology, Toxicology, Animal Behaviour, Fish & Fisheries and a monograph on Fishes of Eastern Uttar Pradesh have been published by the members of the Department. The Hindi version of Dr. V. B. Upadhyays, book on Economic Zoology is a notable step in promoting the cause of science in national language at the University level.
M. Sc. in Zoology
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