Department of Zoology

Department of Zoology was established in 1992 and offers B.Sc. Zoology degree programme since 2017. Department guides and motivates the students of the diversified background from Parner tehsil to become self-reliant. The department has a well set ‘Zoology Museum’ with a good collection of bottled and stuffed specimens, slides and models of non-chordates and chordates. Apart from this department is involved in various curricular, extracurricular and extension activities for the holistic development of students.

Name of Programme Eligibility Intake Capacity Duration
B. Sc. Zoology HSC - Science 120 03 Years
Certificate Course in Vermiculture and Vermicomposting B.Sc. Persuer 80 30 Hours
Sr. No. Name Qualification Designation Specialization Photo Biodata
1.     Dr. S. R. Wagh M.Sc., B.Ed., Ph. D. Asso. Professor & Head Entomology   View
2.     Mr. M. S. Aher M.Sc., NET Asst. Prof. Biotechnology       View
3.     Ms. P. D. Lonkar   M.Sc., NET, SET     Asst. Prof. Zoology     View
4.     Mr. Y. S. Gadekar     M.Sc.     Asst. Prof. Animal Physiology     View
5.     Ms. R.V. Zaware     M.Sc.   Asst. Prof. Animal Physiology     View
Sr. No. Name Qualification Designation Photo
1.       Shri. B. P. Ighe M.P. Ed. Lab. Assistant
2.       Shri. R. B. Repale S.S.C. Lab Attendant
Year Programme Name Percentage Result
2017-18 B.Sc. Zoology 69.23
2018-19 B.Sc. Zoology 96.43
2019-20 B.Sc. Zoology 100
2020-21 B.Sc. Zoology 88.88
2021-22 B.Sc. Zoology 100
Sr. No. Academic Year Number of Students placed
1. 2017-18 07
2. 2018-19 02
3. 2019-20 04
4. 2021-21 10
5. 2021-22 03
  1. SPPU, Pune recognized Research Guide: 01
  Dr. S. R. Wagh.  
  1. D. Registered: 01
Sr. No. Name of Student Guide Name Topic Status
1.       Ms. Jyoti A. Thokal Dr. S. R. Wagh Studies on Entomofaunal & Ichthyofaunal Diversity from Chinchani Dam and Visapur Dam, Pune and Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India Ongoing
Sr. No. Name of Author Title of research article Name of Journal Year of Publication with volume , page number Link/DoI
1. S.B. Patil, D.V. Muley, S.R. Wagh and G.P. Bhawane Effect of insecticides on the digestive enzymes of adult Holotrichia serrata Fab. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) J. Shivaji Univ. (Sci.) (2002), 37: 87 – 91 --
2. S.B. Patil, S.R.Wagh, S.D. Nikam and G.P. Bhawane Effect of insecticides on the mid gut Holotrichia serrata Fab. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Ind. J. Comp. Ani. Physiol (2003), 21: 20 – 23 --
3. S.B. Patil, S.R.Wagh, G.P. Bhawane and D.S. Patil, Effect of starvation on the digestive enzymes of male Holotrichia serrata Fab. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), Trends in Life Sciences (Ind.), (2003), 18 (1): 27 – 29. --
4. G.P. Bhawane, S.R.Wagh, S.B. Patil and D.S. Nikam, Effect of desiccation on the biochemical moieties and haemolymph constituents of third instar grubs of Leucopholis lepidophora Bl. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), J. Shivaji Univ. (Sci.), (2003), 38: 39 –44.   --
5. S.D. Disale, D.S. Nikam, S.R. Wagh and G.P. Bhawane, Effect of insecticides on the haemocytes of Mylabris pustulata Thumb. (Coleoptera: Meloidae), J. Shivaji Univ. (Sci.), (2003), 38: 45 – 48. --
6. S.N. Pokale, G.B. Shinde and S.R.Wagh, On a new species of Moniezia capri Blanchard, 1891 (Cestoda: Anoplcephalidae) from Capra hircus, Uttar Pradesh J. Zool., (2004),24(3): 285 – 288.   --
7. G.P. Bhawane, S.B. Patil, D.S. Nikam and S.R.Wagh, Effect of Starvation on the biochemical moieties and haemolymph constituents of third instar grubs of Leucopholis lepidophora Bl. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), J. Shivaji Univ. (Sci. & Tech), (2005), 39: 41 – 45. --
8. G.P. Bhawane, R.K. Bhanot, S.B. Patil, S.R. Wagh and S.R. Aland, Effect of different plant extracts on fecundity and egg hatchability in three species of Melolonthidae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), J. Shivaji Univ. (Sci. & Tech), (2005), 39: 47 – 50.   --
9. G.P. Bhawane, R.K. Bhanot, D.S. Nikam, S.R. Wagh and S.M. Gaikwad, Effect of herbal pesticides on the digestive enzymes of bettle Holotrichia fissa Brinske (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), J. Ecophysiol. Occup. Hlth., (2005), 5: 25 – 28. --
10. S.B. Patil, S.R.Wagh, S.D. Disale and G.P. Bhawane, Effect of different insecticides on fecundity and egg hatchability in Holotrichia serrata Fab. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), Ind. J. Comp. Ani. Physiol., (2005), 23 (1): 41 – 44.   --
11. S.B. Patil, S.R.Wagh, S.D. Sakate and G.P. Bhawane, Effect of insecticides on the digestive enzyme maltase of adult Holotrichia serrata Fab. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), Ind. J. Comp. Ani. Physiol., (2006), 24 (1): 47 – 51.   --
12. S.D. Disale, S.R.Wagh, S. M. Gaikwad, G.P. Bhawane and G.D. Deshmukh, Comparative study on the haemocytes of some Cerambycidae, J. Curr. Sci., (2006), 9 (1): 291 – 295. --
13. G.P. Bhawane, S.S. Bhaisare, V.D. Yalamali and S.R. Wagh, Influence of topical application of plant products on the midgut enzymes of silkworm  Bombyx mori (L), Jour. Asso. Zool. Ind., (2006), 1(1): 18-22. --
14. G.P. Bhawane, S.R. Wagh, S.M. Gaikwad, V.D. Yalamali, S.S. Bhaisare and S.D. Disale, The neurosecretary system and retrocerebral endocrine glands of Oxycetonia versicolor (Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae), J. Shivaji Univ. (Sci. & Tech.) . (2006), 40: 57- 68. --
15. G.P. Bhawane, V.D. Yalamali, S.M. Gaikwad, S.R. Wagh, D.S. Nikam and S.S. Bhaisare, Terminalia catappa potential food plants of tropical tasar silkworm Antheraea mylitta Drury, Bull. Ind. Acad. Seri. (2007),11(1): 1- 4.   --
16. S. M. Gaikwad, S. S. Bhaisare, S. R. Wagh and G. P. Bhawane, Studies on the butterflies in and around Kolhapur city belonging to families Danidae, Saturnidae and Nymphalidae, Hislopia Journal (2008),1(1): 1- 2.   --
17. S. M. Gaikwad, S. S. Bhaisare, S. R. Wagh and G. P. Bhawane, Influence of topical application of plant products of Bel on economical parameters of Silkworm Bombyx mori Hislopia Journal (2008), 1 (1): 27- 30. --
18. R.K. Aher, S.N. Pokale and S.R. Wagh, Studies on biodiversity of certain medicinal plants of Ahmednagar region, M. S., India, Ind. Stream Res. J. (2011) 1(VI) : 177 - 178.   --
19. S. R. Wagh, S. N. Pokale, R. K. Aher, T. S. Thopate, & S. L. Khapake, Study of different ecological parameters of manmade reservoir from Parner Tahasil, Dist. Ahmednagar, (MS), India, Bionano Frontier. (2012), 86 - 88 --
20. L., R. K. Aher, S. L. Khapake & S. R. Wagh, Effect of Ecological factor on arbuscularmycorrhizal diversity, succession & colonization in Arachis hypogea, Bionano Frontier (2012), 325 - 326.   --
21. G. P. Bhawane, A. B. Mamlayya, S. R. Wagh & A. K. Chaugule, Diversity of white grub beetles & their host range from northern western ghats, Kolhapur District, (MS), India, The Bioscan (2012), 7(4): 589-596   --
22. Wagh S. R., Tupe B. K. and Kadam Shifting scenario of land utilize outline in Akole Tahasil (Ahmednagar District) M.S., India V. C., Speil, (2014), 3: 36 – 38 (ISSN 0802 4448).     --
23. S. R. Wagh Diversity of gall midges (Cecidomyiidae: Diptera) from Newasa Tahasil of Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India, Speil, (2014), 3: 39 – 41. (ISSN: 0802 4448).   --
24. B. B. Tilekar and S. R. Wagh, Insect fauna in fresh water reservoir from Pathardi Tahasil of Ahmednagar District, (MS), India, J. of Baisc Sciences, (2015), 145 – 148. (ISSN: 2395 – 1265)   --
25. S. R. Wagh, Disaster Management, Speil – Darpan, (2016), 3 (I): 35 - 38. (ISSN 0802 4448) --
26. S. R. Wagh and S. N. Pokale, Pests of vegetables from Parner region of Ahmednagar District, M.S., India, Speil – Darpan, (2016), 3 (I): 39 - 43. (ISSN 0802 4448) --
27. S. R. Wagh and R. A. Shinde, ICT aided learning in India Speil – Darpan, (2016), 3 (I): 86 - 90. (ISSN 0802 4448)  
28. S. R. Wagh and S. S. Thube, Role of Agriculture market structure in rural development, Nat. J. on Challenges before rural dev. In India, (2017), 81 – 83. (ISSN: 2250 – 0383)   http://floraandfona.org.in/aspx_file/home.aspx
29. S. R. Wagh, Organic farming: A sustainable step in agriculture sector, Vision Research Journal for Life Sciences, (2017), 1(VII): 54–59. (ISSN: 2348 – 5817)   https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mVFT16sJD7KjoWWUdqoNmi-1vGJm9JCJ/view?usp=sharing
30. Wagh S.R., Entomofauna of Katalwedhe Lake of Parner Tahsil, District. Ahmednagar, (M.S.), India, Flora and Fauna, (2017), 23(1): 289-293. (ISSN: 2456 – 9364) (Online) (ISSN: 0971 – 6920) (Print) https://drive.google.com/file/d/11r0wLv2dyIhufxOLj_34D1F4PUAexSjY/view?usp=sharing
31. S.R. Wagh, Tasar Culture: A sustainable low cost farm forestry for poverty alleviation endeavor for Kolhapur District of Western Maharashtra, Aarhat Multidisciplinary Int. Edu. Re. Jr., (2018), VII (XV): 158 – 162. (ISSN: 2278 – 5655). https://www.aarhat.com/journals/amierj/?page=home#
32. S.S. Thube and S.R. Wagh, Sustainability of Soil Health and Organic Farming, Int. Re. Jr. of Multidisci. St. (2018), IV(I): 260 – 266. (ISSN Online: 2455 – 8499) https://ijms.sljol.info/#:~:text=International%20Journal%20of%20Multidisciplinary%20Studies%20(IJMS)%20is%20published%20by%20the,academy%20of%20knowledge%20and%20wisdom.
33. Wagh S.R. & Lasure A. U., Analysis and Management of e-waste from Parner region of Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India, Int. Re. Jr. of Multidisci. St. (2018), IV(I): 271 – 275. (ISSN Online: 2455 – 8499). https://ijms.sljol.info/#:~:text=International%20Journal%20of%20Multidisciplinary%20Studies%20(IJMS)%20is%20published%20by%20the,academy%20of%20knowledge%20and%20wisdom.
34. B.B. Tilekar and S. R. Wagh, Assessment of Physico-chemical parameters from dams of Pathardi Tehsil of Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra, India, Int. Re. Jr. of Multidisci. St. (2018), IV(I): 276 – 281. (ISSN Online: 2455 – 8499). https://ijms.sljol.info/#:~:text=International%20Journal%20of%20Multidisciplinary%20Studies%20(IJMS)%20is%20published%20by%20the,academy%20of%20knowledge%20and%20wisdom.
35. S. R. Wagh & S.S. Thube, Challenges for India: Sustainable Development Goals, Jr. of Modern Thamizh Research. (2021), 21 (4): 1050 – 1055 (ISSN: 2321:984X). www.rajapublication.com  
36. S.R. Wagh & V. C. Kadam, Development and growth of rural economy in Akole and Baramati Tehsil (M.H.) Jr. of Modern Thamizh Research. (2021), 21 (4): 1095 – 1100 (ISSN: 2321:984X).   www.rajapublication.com  
37. V.S. Bandar & S. R. Wagh, Study of Dysteria Brasilensis (Free living marine ciliate) from Guhagar beach, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, Wesleyan Jr. of Research, (2021), 14 (26): 107 – 111. http://www.wesleyanjournal.in/  
38. S. R. Wagh, Conarete parneri: A new species of Gall midge (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from India. Wesleyan Jr. of Research, (2021), 14 (28): 87 – 92.   http://www.wesleyanjournal.in/  
39. G.G. Wakchoure, A.D. Harkal And M.S. Aher Diversity And Distribution Of Freshwater Sponges In India: A Review Wesleyan Journal of Research Vol.14 (26). 2021 Vol.14 (26). ISSN : 0975-1386   http://www.wesleyanjournal.in/  
1.       Dr. S.R. Wagh 11
Sr. No. Name Authors Publication Year
01 Practical Zoology: (F. Y. B. Sc.) ISBN: 978-93-5158-403-2 Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh, Dr. Sakharam B. Patil, Dr. Babanrao B. Tilekar & Dr. Sunil N. Pokale Success Publications, Pune Aug., 2015
02 Animal Systematics & Diversity–III Applied Zoology – I: (S. Y. B. Sc.) ISBN: 978-93-84916-33-6 Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh, Dr. Vinod K. Kakade, Dr. Ravindra V. Kshirsagar & Prof. Vitthal A. Jadhav Success Publications, Pune Feb., 2015
03 Environmental Biology and Toxicology: T.Y. B.Sc. Paper IV (Sem. III) ISBN: 978-93-5158-393-6 Dr. Jiwan P. Sarode, Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh, Dr. Ravindra V. Kshirsagar & Dr. Sunil N. Pokale Success Publications, Pune June, 2015
04 General Pathology: T.Y. B.Sc. Paper IV (a) (Sem. III) ISBN: 978-93-5158-387-5 Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh, Dr. Sunil N. Pokale & Prof. Vitthal A. Jadhav Success Publications, Pune June, 2015
05 Public Health & Hygiene T.Y. B.Sc. Paper VI (Sem. IV) ISBN: 978-93-5158-505-3 Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh, Dr. Vinod B. Kakade & Dr. Jiwan P. Sarwade Success Publications, Pune Dec., 2015
06 Medical Entomology T.Y. B.Sc. Paper VI (Sem. IV) ISBN: 978-93-5158-504-6 Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh & Dr. Vishnu K. Deshmukh Success Publications, Pune June, 2016
07 Animal Systematics & Diversity–V T.Y. B.Sc. Paper I (Sem. III) ISBN: 978-93-5158-392-9 Dr. Sakharam B. Patil, Dr. Jiwan P. Sarode, Dr. Abdulkarim A. Shaikh Dr. Savita P. Datar & Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh, Success Publications, Pune June, 2016
08 Biological Techniques T.Y. B.Sc. Paper I (Sem. IV) ISBN: 978-93-5158-437-7 Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh, Dr. Sakharam B. Patil & Dr. Dhanraj B. Goswami Success Publications, Pune Dec., 2016
09 Mammalian Physiology & Endocrinology T.Y. B.Sc. Paper II (Sem. IV) ISBN: 978-93-5158-493-3 Dr. Sakharam B. Patil, Dr. Suman L. Pawar Dr. Sudhir R. Wagh & Dr. Sachin A. Gurule Success Publications, Pune Dec., 2016
10 Introduction to Environmental Biology ISBN: 978-0-359-96862-6 Dr. Sudhir Wagh Lulu Publications USA 2017
11 Concepts in Mammalian Physiology ISBN: 978-0-359-96863-3 Dr. Sudhir Wagh Lulu Publications USA 2019
Sr. No. Name of The Teacher Name of Project Amount Sanctioned Name of the Funding Agency Status
1. Dr. S. R. Wagh Diversity of Gall midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Ahmednagar district (Maharashtra, India). 2,10,000/- B.C.U.D., University of Pune Completed
2. Dr. S. R. Wagh Diversity of Galls from Parner Tehsil of Ahmednagar district (Maharashtra, India).   50,000/- U.G.C., New Delhi Completed
3. Dr. S. R. Wagh Agricultural pests & their control measures from Parner region (Maharashtra, India). (2015 – 2017) 10,000/- NACS      College, Parner Completed
4. Mr. M. S. Aher Microbial diversity and ecology in gut ecosystem of Indian Major Carps from Dnyaneshwar reservoir, Rahuri. 3,00,000/- U.G.C., New Delhi Completed
5. Ms. S. S. Mhaske Diversity of Microflora on human body 8,000/-  NACS      College, Parner Completed
Sr. No. Title of Activity Date
1.     Guest Lecture on Medical Entomology 05/03/2018
2.     Guest lecture on Applied Zoology 27/12/2018
3.     Workshop on Techniques of  PPT 09/09/2018
4.     Workshop on Gadkille Sanvardhan 08/01/2019
5.     Science Academies Lecture Workshop on Modern Trends in Biological Science 09/01/2019 to 11/01/2019
6.     Workshop on Integrated pest Management 11/02/2019
7.     Workshop on Computer Application 18/12/2019
8.     Guest Lecture on Drawing Techniques 23/09/2019
9.     Guest Lecture on Exam Preparation 03/10/2019
10.  Guest Lecture on Biological Techniques 06/03/2020
11.  Workshop on Career Guidance 20/02/2021
12.  Activity Report on Guest lecture on Insect: Morphology and Anatomy 13/02/2021
13.  National Webinar on Effect of Lockdown on Environment 07/08/2020
14.  Pakshisaptah National Webinar on “ Threats to Bird Community” 10/11/2020
15.  Guest Lecture on Animal Diversity 15/03/2022
16.  Guest Lecture on Techniques in Biology 12/04/2022
17.  International Symposium on New Trends in Science & Technology 5/08/2021 to 06/08/2021
Sr. No. Name of Alumni Current Place & Designation
1.       Dr. Pathare Popat Prabhakar Assistant Professor Shri Mulikadevi Mahavidyalaya, Nighoj, Tal. Parner Phone: 02488 230438 Mobile: 8446825950 E mail: popatpathere9@gmail.com
2.       Mr. Nighut Sachin Vilas Assistant Professor Shri Mulikadevi Mahavidyalaya, Nighoj, Tal. Parner Phone: 02488 230438 Mobile: 9960036942 E mail: sachinighut4@gmail.com
3.       Mr. Dalavi Sameer Dadabhau Assistant Professor Shri Dhokeshwar College, Takali Dhokeshwar Phone: 02488 282414 Mobile: 9420120772 E mail: dalvi25592samir@gmail.com
4.       Ms. Lonkar Punam Dnyandeo Assistant Professor New Arts, Commerce and Science college, Parner Phone:02488-221537 Mobile: 9265172242 E mail: punamlonkar1018@gmail.com
5.       Ms. Mhaske Shamal Sabaji Private Class, Ahmednagar Mobile: 7775860488 E mail: shamalmhaske92@gmail.com
6.       Mrs. Barve Trupti Subhsh Ph. D. Student New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Ahmednagar 0241-2324024 Mobile: 8208276289 E mail:truptibarve46@gmail.com
7.       Mrs. Thokal Jyoti Anil Assistant Teacher Residential Jr. College, Ahmednagar Phone: 02488 Mobile: 7499059451 E mail: jyotithokal8@gmail.com
8.       Chikane     Seema    Laxman Relationship Executive WSF, Finsem Vashi, Mumbai Email: contactus@wisefinserv.com
9.       Thube     Dinesh    Dadabhau Auditor Kanhur Gramin Patasanstha, Parner Dist. Ahmednagar Phone: 02488-283248
10.    Mane    Sagar    Narayan Lab Technician Vedanta Hospital, Mahalakshmi Trade Center, Shirur, Dist. Pune Phone: 02138-222202/222204
11.    More   Sagar    Prakash Proprietor, Hindavi Book Shop, Chandannagar, Pune Mobile: 9130146009
12.    Auti    Akshay    Vilas Worker My Idea Company, Supa MIDC, Parner
13.    Dagabaj    Sagar     Uttam Trainee Helper Murali Krushna Pharma PVT LTD, Ranjangaon Phone: 02138-6756621
14.    Pathare    Pavan    Daulat Proprietor, Suvarnaspasrsha Mens Wear, Ahmednagar
15.    Wadhavane Pooja Sandip Assistant Teacher New English Medium School, Ghodoba Phata, Patharwadi, Nighoj Tal. Parner Mobile:741028713/7741028312
16.    Wabale Akshaya Tulshiram Junior Clerk NABARD Project, Supa Road,  Sambhaji nagar, Parner Phone: (02488 - 221976)
17.    Lavare Goraksh Dattatray Proprietor, Rudra Ayurvedic Centre, SKR Chowk, Nagar Kalyan Road, Bhalwani, Parner Mobile: 9172618534
18.    Fand Shubham Yashwant Proprietor, Shubham Drycleaners, Senapati Bapat Road, Bakhal Galli, Parner Mobile: (9011373541/9022806002)
19.    Yenare Vishal Prakash Trainee Helper TATA Taco Crystallite, Chakan MIDC, Pune
20.    Shelar Vaishnavi Sudam Sales & Marketing Executive ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company, Pune
21.    Gadekar    Yogesh    Shivaji Assistant Professor New Arts, Commerce and Science college, Parner Phone:02488-221537
22.    Ms. Zaware Rajasri Vishnu Assistant Professor New Arts, Commerce and Science college, Parner Phone:02488-221537
23.    Joshi      Ramchandra    Ganesh QC - Supervisor Gadre Marine Export PVT LTD, Ratangiri. Phone: 2352-231600/230967
24.    Gaikwad   Rutuja    Dattatray Assistant Teacher Adarsh English Medium School, At/post Sakur, Tal. Sangamner Phone: 9766434731
25.    Shinde   Dipali  Babasaheb Assistant Teacher New English School & Jr. College, Supa Tal. Parner
26.    Bhagat     Sandhya    Pandharinath Assistant Teacher South Indian English Medium School, Dombivali, Mumbai
27.    Chahal Sujit Bharat Propieter, Bhairavnath Agro Clinic, Pimpari Gawali, Parner
28.    Dalvi Akshay Satish Trainee Helper Pune District Cooperative Milk Producers Organization Ltd Katraj Cattlefeed, A/P Kondhapuri, Tal Shirur Dist. Pune Pin – 412 209 E mail: katarajcattlefeed@gamil .com
29.    Navale Priti Ramdas Lab. Technician We Care Diagnostics Puja Pathology, Shop No. 36, Sector 18, Kamothe, Thane
30.    Pandarkar Shubham Ravindra Technical Support Engineer Aligned Automation Services Pvt. Ltd. Pune
31.    Zaware Nikhil Rajaram Soldier GD 67, Medium Regiment, Indian Army, Bikaner, Rajasthan
32.    Inamdar Yasmeen Akbar Teacher/ Trainer Zodpe Academy, Chakan, Dist. Pune Mobile: 9623255400
33.    Sarade Shivani Shivaji Assistant Professor Arts, Commerce & Science College, Alkuti, Tal. Parner
34.    Gadilkar Navdeep Gorakh Relation Executive HDFC Financial  Services, Magarpatta, Pune Phone: 022-79455333 Email:hdb.hrcompliance@hdbfs.com
35.    Nalage Suhas Dagadu Progressive Farmer A/P Pimpalgaon Pisa Tal-Shrigonda Dist. Ahmednagar Mobile:9689668555/8080620704 email: suhasnalage1@gmail.com
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