Self-Study Report, Nov 2015, Sri Venkateswara College (University of Delhi)
for its staff and students. ICT has well equipped separate Faculty staff room
as well as student lab with Wi-Fi and printer facility.
c) Class rooms with ICT facility
Around 20 classrooms are equipped with ICT facility in the college. The
Department of Zoology uses these rooms for teaching program involving
power point presentations.
The Department has two well-equipped laboratories with latest instruments
required as per student’s curriculum such as centrifuge, pH meter,
electrophoresis apparatus, horizontal laminar flow hood, shaker, -20 deep
freezer, colorimeter, digital balance, compound binocular microscopes,
dissecting microscopes etc. A separate sitting space for laboratory
supporting staff is provided in each lab.
museum has a thoroughly modernized look with swanky
glass cabinets fitted with internal lighting. It houses over 300 whole
specimens, several skulls and skeletons, many of which had been purchased
during the tenure of the first curator. The present curator, Mr. I. Govinda
Rao, is dedicated to the job of upkeep and maintenance of the specimens.
31. Number of students receiving financial assistance from college,
university, government or other agencies
No. of students
B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology -06
B.Sc. Zoology (Hons.) -04
32. Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures /
workshops / seminar) with external experts
Apart from classroom teaching, the students are regularly evaluated by the
external experts during their practical viva vocè. Students fulfill their
assignments as powerpoint presentations, group discussions, field trips,
excursions, industrial visits etc.
Since 2011, the department has been organizing Sarath Chandran
Memorial lecture series on an annual basis in the memory of our beloved
colleague, Dr. K. Sarath Chandran, who succumbed to cancer in 2011
while in job. Keeping in mind his love for physiology, one of the invited
expert is from the field of physiology and medicine.
Apart from academic progression, the department of Zoology organizes its
, which not only includes popular lectures on
current topics, but also other activities such as free health camp,