The Department of Zoology, Tura Government College, Tura came into existence with the introduction of Science stream in the year 1971. Inthe year 1974, after the College was affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, also led to the introduction of B.Sc. Pass course in the college including the subject of Zoology in the course. Zoology Honours was later introduced in the Academic session of 1993-1994. Since then the Department of Zoology had succeeded in producing good results even with minimum facilities. The two pioneers of the Department and teachers who have served as HODs are worthy of reminiscence for their contribution of education and thus uplifting the lives of the society:

  • Dr.ParimalKanti Das, Associate Professor (1974-2003) and HOD (1974-2003), Promoted as Principal, Tura Govt. College, Tura (2003-2006)1. Dr.ParimalKanti Das, Associate Professor (1974-2003) and HOD (1974-2003), Promoted as Principal, Tura Govt. College, Tura (2003-2006)
  • Smt. PhulbornTiewsoh, Associate Professor (1975-1994) and HOD (1988-1993)
  • Smt. Chire Nora K. Sangma, Associate Professor (1983-2013) and HOD (2004-2013), Promoted as Principal, Williamnagar Govt. College, Williamnagar (2013-2014)
  • Smt. Bellibone W. Momin, Associate (1987-2015), Associate Professor and HOD (2013-2015)
  • Dr.Meena A. Sangma, Associate Professor (November 1993-2019 and HOD (2015-2019), Promoted as Principal, Captain Williamson Govt. College, Baghmara (2019)

Several teachers have rendered their service in this department for many yearcs: MagrishaLyngwa (1993-2016), Late Mr.LovelystarLyngdoh (1994-1997), Mr. D. K. B. Mukhim (1994-1996), Smt. IcydoraNongtraw (1996-1998), Smt. Wanda M. Dkhar (2001-2006), and Dr.ProformaSuchiang (2009-2016)

To inculcate the values of life sciences, love and respect for nature and to create concern for ethical values among students through scientific educational practices.

To endow with practical skills and knowledge of applied zoology which can assist for advanced studies and self employment among students?

Name Designation Date of joining Qualification Specialization
Smt. Verlia Semchi G. Momin Selection Grade Lecturer 31st May, 2001 MSc Endocrinology and Reproductive Biology
Shri. Taseng K. Marak Senior Lecturer 25th September, 2006 MSc Entomology
Dr. Grimchi T. Sangma Assistant Professor 6th June, 2016 MSc, NET Molecular Cell Biology and Immunology
Smt. Cordelia Pearly Warbah Assistant Professor 8th June, 2016 MSc, NET Entomology
Dr. Silme D. Shira Assistant Professor 25th September, 2018 MSc, NET, Ph.D Entomology
Smt. Susan Jones Nongkynrih Lecturer 3rd October, 2019 MSc Fish Biology
Smt. Chesime M Sangma Lecturer (On Contract) 12th April, 2023 MSc Fishery Science

Zoology Syllabus can be downloaded here:


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The college has a duly appointed IQAC and NAAC steering Committee working tirelessly to get Accreditation from NAAC in the next few years. IQAC headed by Shri Tejan A Momin, Coordinator & Head, Department of Physics is embarked on a path of Quality Initiatives, Quality Sustenance and Quality Enhancement in the college. The college is affiliated to North Eastern Hill University, Shillong since 1958 and is recognized under sections 2(f) and 12(B) of the UGC Act 1956. The NAAC steering Committee created for this purpose and the various Convenors of the different criterion are working hard to prepare the Self-Study Report (SSR) of the institution and submit to NAAC office Bangalore for assessment and accreditation. The Self Study report was prepared and uploaded to NAAC on 17-02-2022 and has prequalified on 24-04-2022 for further assesment . The Self Study Report can be accessed by clicking the link here: Self Study Report