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Government College Women University Faisalabad

Zoology

Introduction

Department of Zoology is one of the premier departments of the faculty. Zoology is a basic science, the significance of which can hardly be overstated for a developing nation like Pakistan. We have few scientist and Zoologist to enable us to stand side by side with the advanced countries of the world. A specialized course like BS in Zoology can inculcate a spirit of research in the students which can in turn prove very beneficial for our country. Introduction of MSc, M.Phil and Ph.D in Zoology is a definite step in right direction to attain the desired goal. Our staff comprises one Associate Professor, Six Assistant Professor and One Lecturer. Post graduate classes in Zoology department were started in year 2010 under affiliation of GC University, Faisalabad. It emerged as Women University on 3rd January 2013; we started our first batch of BS Hons. Zoology in 2013. At present, 353 students are enrolled in BS Zoology. The department has offered MSc, M.Phil and Ph.D Programs, we have 31 students in MSc, 07 students in M.Phil and 04 in PhD. The department have strong faculty with expertise.

Vision

Department is striving to create the environment that enables teaching and research to attain high levels of excellence. The faculty members engage students to achieve their full potential through experimental manipulation of animals for the betterment of humanity and to produce innovative postgraduates who can contribute to the development at national and international levels. Department plans to focus on the advancement of research in diverse areas of its expertise, and to develop specialization on emerging technological and multidisciplinary fields such as Molecular biology, Biodiversity, Environmental Science, Wildlife and Conservation, Fisheries and Aquaculture, Pest and Pest management, Biotechnology, Physiology, Microbiology etc., with all basic and advanced research facilities.

Mission

To provide our eager young women an enabling academic atmosphere for learning and in which strong intellectual approach together with research, will pave the way for their overall personality development together with enhancement in their participation in all sphere of life and with an understandability of their role as women for upholding their own rights in society.

Goals

The goals of Department of Zoology are to:

  1. Production of graduates and postgraduates acquiring International standards of BS, M.Phil/MS and Ph.D maintaining high level of intellect and sense of responsibility at all levels.

2.To bestow the Department of Zoology a national and international recognition; the department is focusing on the advancement of research in diverse areas including Entomology, Parasitology, Endocrinology, Fisheries, Microbiology, Physiology, Biotechnology, Wildlife, Ecology and Insect and vertebrate pest control etc., conducting quality research and producing well trained teachers and researchers to participate in community development projects.

3.The Department have a museum but on availability of resources main focus will be its further establishment for study and research purposes

4.To provide students with a professional learning experience that implant a sense of professional ethics in their personal disciplines as well as awareness of the society and the role of their professions on the shape of society.

5. To impart education and inculcate research culture in such a manner that develop practical skills in students and inspire them towards a career of modernization.

Program Offered

Government College Women University, Faisalabad (GCWUF) is running following programs:

  • Bachelor Studies (BS) in Zoology was launched in 2012.
  • Master of Science (MSc) have been offered in 2015.
  • Master of Philosophy (M.Phil)Have been offered in 2014
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) have been offered in 2014