In order to build the personality of the students special care is being taken by way of giving assignments, arranging seminars by the students and also by the outside scholars. Opportunities are being given to the students to interact with the scholars. During the year 2008-09 the Department of Zoology has organized career guidance programme for out going students Mr. Sathyacharana of Infotech, Chennai, addressed the students.
on 14-2- 2009. Students of Zoology Department participated in Science lecture in Kannada jointly organized by University and inter collegiate and got prizes.
On 18-2-09 carrer guidance programme was organized by the Department for out going students. Sri. Nagaraj of ICFAI, National M.B.A college Davanagere addressed the students regarding ‘‘How Best They Can Make Their Career Choosing M.B.A as a Post-graduate course’’. 8 students of our previous batch of our Department were successfully got placement.
A special talk on ‘‘DNA Finger printing and Molecular Markers’’ was arranged for C.B.Z C.Z.BT combination students. Dr. Girish Babu of Biogenics, Hubli made L.C.D Presentation.
During the 25-2-2009 Department Of Zoology organized U.G.C sponsored state level seminar on ‘‘ Conservation; Endangered Fauna and Limbless Amphibians of WesternGhat’’. Resource person for the topic was Dr. G.K. Bhat, BASE, Bangalore, gave valuable information about the fauna of WesternGhat. The seminar was well attended by the delegates of different Universities. 74 Registered delegates participated in the seminar.
On 7-3-2009 guest lecture was organized for the students of Zoology Department. Topic was ‘‘ Is Science Information or Knowledge”. Resource person Mr. Satish a noted young Scientiest and Science activist of India, in charge of Break through Science Society, Karnataka.
During the academic year 2009-10 students of our Department participated in Science Exhibition organized by Karnataka Rajya Vignana Parishat and Department of Collegiate education Bangalore on 10th and 11th Feb 2010 at J.C.B.M college, Sringere. 5 models constructed by II B.Sc students. Kumar. Suresh H.M.(C.Z.BT) and kumar. Hanumantappa G.K.(C.B.Z) got 3rd prize. Model was selected for state level exhibition.
On the 7thand 8th April 2010 students of our Department, kumar. Suresh H.M.(C.Z.BT) and kumar. Hanumantappa G.K (C.B.Z) who have selected in the University level for the Science model exhibition, partici pated in the state level exhibition competition held at B.V. Bhooma reddy Degree college , Bidar under the guidance of Prof. A.S. Hittalamani , H.O.D. of Zoology. The total number of 48 models were presented by the different colleges of our state. Among the 48 models presented, the model constructed by our Department students ‘‘origin of earth and Evolution of man’’ got 3rd prize with cash amount of Rs.6000. in this respect, the faculty members of Zoology Department convey special regards to our Vice president, management members, principal for their moral support and encouragement.
On 26-2-2010 kumar. Halesh J.H (C.B.Z) and kumar. Suresh H.M.(C.Z.BT) have participated in Science exhibition organized by Karnataka Rajya Vignana Parishat at R.T.E.S college, Ranebennur of Karnataka university got 1st prize, worth of Rs. 1000.
Kumar. Santoshkumar I B.Sc C.B.Z. attended Kuvempu University college level lecture competition of Bilogical Science in Kannada medium at M. Basavaiah college, Sirigere on 26-2-2010 and got 3rd prize.
On 31-3-2010 U.G.C sponsored minor research project inauguration was held at the Department of Zoology with tune of Rs.50000/- sanctioned by the U.G.C under XI plan. The title of the minor research project is ‘‘ Investigation of Fluoride Content In the Ground Water of some selected Villages of Harihar Taluk, Davanagere district’’. The Dias was shared by principal Investigator Prof. A.S.Hittalamani. Dr.H.N.Ramesh babu, Deputy Registrar, Distance education, Kuvempu University and Dr. Girish Babu , under the president ship of our principal Prof. H.A.Bhixavarthimath.