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Chancellor's Message

S. Gobind Singh Longowal


For the first time in Sikh history a unique institution of higher learning in the form of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University has been established under Punjab State Act 20/2008, at Fatehgarh Sahib, near Chandigarh (India).

Vice - Chancellor's Message

Dr. Sukhdarshan Singh Khehra

Vice Chancellor

In this era of globalisation and specialisation when ever-widening horizons of knowledge are endeavouring to scale the acme of excellence, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, in tune with the times, visualise

SGGSWU Departments Department of Zoology

Zoology is a branch of biology that deals with the Animal life or Animal biology. The branch further relates to animal kingdom. It deals with the study that includes animal’s internal structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habitats and distribution of all animal’s both living and those who are extinct. It further covers structure, function, ecology and evolution of animals. Structural studies are carried out by dissection, and by microscopic examination. The functional studies are carried out by observation and experiment. Palaeontology supplies information about extinct animals. The course offers opportunity to the aspirants in various sectors that include faculty positions universities/colleges/schools, museums, or in zoos. It also offers opportunities in research and development. Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University has announced to undertake Masters degree program in Zoology from this academic session (July 2015) onwards.

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1 M.Sc.

Seats: 60
Duration: 2 years
Eligibility: B.Sc. (Hons.) Zoology/B.Sc. Medical (3years course after 10+2) from a recognized University with minimum 50% marks in aggregate as well as in subject.

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1 Dr. Charan Kamal Sekhon Assistant Professor and In-charge Entomology:Systematic/Taxonomy/Biodiversity
2 Ms SEEMA DOGRA Assistant Professor Parasitology
3 DR. MONIKA AIRI Assistant Professor Taxonomy of Mosquitoes ,
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1 Research Profile of Dr. Charan Kamal

Dr. Charan Kamal Sekhon has published more than 12 research papers in National and International journals

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1 Facilities

The aim of the masters degree is to provide in-depth knowledge of concepts and criteria that are fundamental to an understanding of relations between Animal life and the environment. The masters degree provides up-to-date training in field as well as lab research. It produces post graduates who are able to practise their profession as Teacher, Scientist or Researcher with due regard to ethics and the proper management of Biodiversity.

Department of Zoology is well equipped with wet laboratories, instruments, preserved specimens and insect collections.

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1 Visit to Zoological Museum

22/8/14: Visit to Zoological museum at Punjabi University, Patiala was done.

2 Collection cum Survey Visit

29/9/14: Four days collection cum survey tour to Dalhousie was conducted for M.Sc-I students.

3 Visit

14/11/14: Visit to Vermicompost unit.

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