The department was established in 1962. At that time it offered only Zoology general courses. From the year 1970 Zoology honours courses was introduced.
From then this department has been maintaining its glorious tradition of making the excellent results at the undergraduate examinations under the University of Calcutta. The Zoology department is also glorified by the students involved in various important professions.
The department is like a family where the teachers and students are involved in the teaching and learning process not only in the classroom but beyond that. The department maintains a peaceful and productive environment for both the faculty and the students.