The Department of Zoology is a newly established department under Faculty of Science by the Bodoland University in the year 2014. Being only University having Zoology Department located in the Western Zone of Assam, it will provide immense opportunity to the students of this zone and subsequent zones which will facilitate awareness and education in the subject. The department is currently offering M.Sc. (Zoology) course. The intake capacity of the department is presently 14 seats. The current syllabus adopted for the curriculum is as that of Gauhati University, Assam with minor modification, however, it is undergoing a process of revision that shall be reflected in next academic session.
The Department of Zoology promotes teaching, learning and research at all levels of biological organization i.e., molecular, cellular, population, community and ecosystem. Our visions and aims are: To emphasize on understanding of Biodiversity of the region and adopting measures for their conservation. To excel R&D through research and high level education having local, regional, national and international importance. To involve the department in community-based extensive works trough outreach activities. Hence, our visions are fully aligned to reach excellence in teaching, research and extension work.