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

R. Moses Inbaraj
Head of the Department

Manu Thomas Mathai
Associate Professor

R. Raveen
Assistant Professor 

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

Mrs. P. Lalitha Lavanya
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