The Department of Zoology was established in 1885 and is one of the oldest centers of higher education in Southern India. Areas of specialization include Animal Behaviour, Aquaculture, Endocrinology, Entomology and Fisheries Science. Innovative subjects such as Bio-technology, Molecular Biology, Immunology and Biochemistry are offered both at Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Number of sophisticated instruments are available in the laboratory. The Estuarine Biological Laboratory at Pulicat is a reserch centre of the department.

Programmes Offered: B .Sc., M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D

Programmes Offered

B.Sc & M.Sc



 R. W. Alexander Jesudasan
Manu Thomas Mathai
Head of the Department
C. Joyce Priyakumari
Assistant Professor 
 Ananthi Rachel Livingstone
Assistant Professor 
  J. Logamanya Tilak
Assistant Professor
Allen J. Freddy
Assistant Professor
 Samuel Tennyson
Assistant Professor
Adline Jennefa Daniel
Assistant Professor
P. Lalitha Lavanya
Assistant Professor
Anulin Christudhas
Assistant Professor 

Elisha Benjamin
Assistant Professor


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Madras Christian College

Tambaram, Chennai -600 059,

Tamil Nadu, India

Phone: 044-22390675 / 22396772

Fax: 044-22394352

Email: principal@mcc.edu.in