Department of Zoology

University of Delhi, India


M.Sc. Laboratories

The Department of Zoology is equipped with student laboratories for conducting practical . Some laboratories also have projection system required for teaching and conducting practical classes. The main student laboratories are:

  • Molecular Biology Laboratory
  • Genetics Laboratory
  • Cell Biology Laboratory
  • Reproductive Biology Laboratory
  • Entomology Laboratory
  • Physiology Laboratory
  • Fish Biology Laboratoryy


The department houses a well-stocked library With a collection of old and new books. The library also provides access to electronic catalog and online journals through ethernet/ internet connected computer terminals.


Equipped with state of art projection and audio system the departmental auditorium serves as a venue to host conferences, meetings, thesis defense presentations, journal clubs,etc.

Lecture Theaters

The department has 2 full-fledged lecture theaters that are equipped with projection, display ancillary system, sound system. Lecture theaters are also used for conducting the student Presentation, semester and final examinations.

Zoology Museum

The department has a museum having a rich collection of rare animal specimens for student teaching and education.

Central Instrumentation Laboratories

The CIF is equipped with latest equipments of common use such as

  • Fluorescence Activated Cell Sorter
  • Real-Time PCR Machines
  • Gel Documentation Units
  • High Pressure Liquid Chromatography
  • FPLC
  • ELISA Readers
  • Nanodrop and Cuvette Spectrophotometers
  • Tissue Culture Hoods
  • Water Baths
  • Shaker Incubators
  • Incubators
  • Thermals Cyclers
  • High Speed Centrifuges
  • Ultra High Speed Centrifuges
  • Cold Room
  • Deep Freezers
  • Cryo Freezers
  • Binocular Microscopes
  • Trinocular Microscopes
  • Fluorescence Microscopes
  • Water Purification System
  • Autoclaves
  • Liquid Nitrogen Storage

Animal House

The department houses four floors of animal house that includes rooms specially built to house research and transgenic animals. The animal house has its own autoclave unit as well as cage wash facility.