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The Department of Zoology conducts courses covering basic and applied fields of Zoology for undergraduate students registered for B.Sc. General Degree and B.Sc. Special Degree programs. The department has following infrastructure facilities for undergraduate students: one lecture theatre, two elementary laboratories to cater about 140 students. The department has well equipped three research laboratories, instrument room, animal house, and indoor/ outdoor fish-ponds (including indoor flow-through system) and a computer room to facilitate full time or part time post-graduate studies leading to M. Phil and/or Ph.D. The department has specialized academics in the fields of Aquatic Ecology, Fish Biology and Fisheries, Entomology, Animal Physiology, Genetics & Molecular Biology.

Map of the Department


Prof. P.Mangala C.S. De Silva
Senior Professor

B.Sc. Honors (Ruhuna, SL)
M.Phil (Bergen,Norway)
PhD (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Post Doctoral Fellow ( Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)

chathura@zoo.ruh.ac.lk Office - /4202