Prananath College Building


Brief History

Zoology department was established in this college in the year 1968. Honours introduced in the year 1974. Now there are 8 faculty members, 4 demonstrators and 3 laboratory attendants in the department. Our faculty members are highly experienced and academically well qualified. They are sincere hardworking and contribute towards the academic excellence. Students are encouraged to become computer literate and advice to use internet for acquiring update knowledge on the subject.
Programme offered
B.Sc. in Zoology
Inter disciplinary courses
Biology, Environmental Studies
Intake Capacity (Students)

Faculty Profile
(including teaching, non-teaching & technical staff)

Prof. (Mrs.) Trupti Rekha Panda
M.Sc., B.Ed
Prof. Ashok Ku. Balabantaray
M.Sc., PGD (seri)
Dr. Madhusmita Tripathy
M.Sc., PhD
Dr. Buli Kumari Panigrahi
M.Sc., M.Phil., PhD
Prof. Mrs.Subhalaxmi Pattanaik
Prof. Lingaraj Parida
Mr.Lalit Mohan Panda
B.Sc., MBA
Ms Mousumi Majhi
Pramod Kumar Biswal
Partha Sarathi Samantaray
Samikshya Dash
M.Sc., B.Ed.
Mrs. Pratima Jena
Mr. Ranjit Nayak
Ms. Rita Nayak
Mr. Manoranjan Behera
Department of Zoology has organised an online training programme for students on “Marine Ornamental Fishes”. The resource person eminent senior scientist Dr Anil Mohapatra of ZSI, Gopalpur trained the students regarding the identification of marine ornamental fishes and “Identification of Ornamental Fishes” was address by eminent senior scientist Dr. Subhrendu Sekhar Mishra, ZSI, Kolkota. The training programme was held on 14.10.2020 of three hour duration from 2PM to 5PM and about 100 students are benefitted by this programme. The training on the above subjects has enhanced the idea of self employability and entrepreneurship as well as will help in higher studies. The programme included both the theoretical as well as practical descriptions.

Remarkable Achievements

  1. Ms.Rajlaxmi Pradhan-Best Graduate/Gold Medalist in Science in the session 2012-13.
  2. Ms.Satadru Satpathy-Bronze Medalist in Skit Firing at all India Level competition at Bangaluru in the session 2013-14.
  3. Mr.Antariskha Sahoo & Ms Ipshita Priyadarshini Placed in Wipro Pvt. Ltd. India during the session 2014-15.
  4. Mr Bibekananda Sahoo-Research Scientist, NISER, Bhubaneswar during the session 2010-11.
  5. Mr.Sandeep Kumar Rath-Research Fellow, Germany ,Working on Ageing Process-Session 2009-10.

National Science Day celebration on 28.02.2022


Farewell meeting for plus 3 final year students in the Dept. Of Zoology.

Farewell meeting
Farewell meeting



Alumni meet on 31st December, 2021.


Alumni meet on 14th December, 2019.

Name Qualification/Position
Mr. Prafulla Ku. Mohanty D.F.O.,Orissa
Mr. Banabihari Mohanty Faculty, P.G. Dept. of Zoology, Vani Vihar.
Mr. Gaya Prasad Mohanty Faculty, OUAT. BBSR
Mr. Laxmikanta Paikaray N.G.O., Coordinator
Mr. Ashutosh Samal O.A.S.
Mrs. Pooja Agrawalla Hospital Manager, Beach Candy Hospital, Mumbai.
Mr. Gobinda Chandra Behera Inspector of Police, Orissa Police
Dr. Basanta Ku. Behera Junior scientist. U.S.A.
Dr. Deepak Ku. Swain Junior Scientist, CIFA, BBSR
Ms. Banita Manjari Parida P.O., IOB, Kaipadar
Mr. Satyajeet Mohanty Marketing Officer, ICICI Bank,BBSR
Ms.Nimanjali Lenka P.O., BOI, Kendrapara.
Rajesh Ku.Patra Group Instructor, BSF
Soumendra Badajena ICICI Bank, Khurdha
Mr. Biranchi Maharatha Executive Officer, Axis Bank,Khurdha
Mrs. Kakali Munish Office asst. S.E.Railway
Mrs. Smruti Sen P.O., Union Bank
Ms. Monalisha Dash D.R.M., S.E.Railway,Jatani
Mrs. Megha Choudhury Teacher, Mission School, Jatani.
Ms. Liva Jena Teacher,DAV Public School,BBSR
Ms.Rashmita Behera P.G.T., Rameswar High School, Rameswar.
Ms. Afrin Naaz Process Associate, GENPACT, New Delhi
Mr. Chandan Parida Process Associate, GENPACT,New Delhi
Mr. Manas Ranjan Pradhan Director, FCI.
Mr. Manmohan Palai Asst. Professor, Bhanja Vihar, Berhampur.
Mr. Nigamananda Boral Inspector, Orissa Police,Ctc.
Dr. Sameer Ku. Patra Asst. Professor, Institute of Biology, Kolkota.
Mrs. Aliva Behura Lecturer, P.N. Autonomous College, Khordha.
Mr. Chitta Ranjan Jena Teacher, Brahmagiri
Mrs. H.M.Swain Demonstrator, P.N. Autonomous College, Khurdha.
Mr.Sitaram Pradhan Demonstrator, P.N. Autonomous College, Khurdha.
Mrs.Subhalaxmi Pattnaik Lecturer, P.N. Autonomous College, Khurdha.
Mr. Lalit Mohan Panda Demonstrator, P.N. Autonomous College, Khurdha
Mrs S.S.Paschimakabat Lecturer, Pipili College, Pipili.
Mr. Ranjan Ku. Maharana Lab. Asst., P.N. Autonomous College, Khurdha
Ms Mousumi Majhi Lab. Asst., P.N. Autonomous College, Khurdha
Mrs. Murchhana Sahoo P.O.,SBI, Sambalpure
Mr Antariskha Sahoo Wipro Pvt.Ltd.
Ms. Ipsita Priyadarshini Wipro Pvt.Ltd.