The department of Zoology was started in 1991 with the noble objective of imparting higher education facilities to the agrarian rural folk of Valanchery. The curriculum proposed for the UG course of Zoology with Botany and Chemistry as subsidiaries, provide better understanding about the biodiversity and conservation of natural resources. Our college is very near to Arya Vaidya Sala Kottakkal, the most famous institute of Ayurveda in India. Western Ghats, one of the biodiversity hot spots is very near to the college. Silent Valley of Palakkad district, Nilambur forest of Malappuram district and Vellarimala forest of Calicut district are the nearest forests which are important for research and nature study.