Department of Aquatic Biology


Research Facilities

The  Department  of  Aquatic Biology established the water testing   laboratory
which was accredited and recognized by Atomic Energy of Regulatory Board
(Government  of  India)   for  measurement  of   radio-activity  in  packaged
drinking  water. This  is  the  second  University  in  India  to  be  recognized.
The researchers  may make use of the laboratory to learn the technique.

Research Publications and Awards

                         Details of publications by the faculty:

Number of papers published in peer reviewed journals: 111

Chapters in Books : 4

Books with ISBN with details of publishers : 5

Impact Factor - range/average : 0.025-6.43 / 1.263

h-index   :  3.0 + 6.0  = 9.0

 Faculty serving on the editorial boards of national and internationa Journals        

Dr. Kapila Manoj

- Member of Editorial Board: (2016- continue )V.N.S.G.U. Journal of Science & Technology.


- Member, Editorial Board (Aquatic Biology), (2009 to 2016) VNSGU Journal of    Science and Technology, VNSGU, Surat.

- Member, Editorial Board (Journal of Biotechnology), CIBTECH, Jaipur.

- Member, Editorial Board (Journal of Progressive Agriculture), Social Welfare and Integrated Development Society, Ajmer Rajasthan India .

            Ph.D. guided by the faculty

    Name of Guide



Dr. Kapila Manoj






Extension Activities and Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR)
     The Faculty and students are involved in environment awareness, pollution
     aspect related to Ganapati visarjan, liaison with fish farmers community. The
     awareness regarding impact of Ganapati visarjan through print and electronic
     media helped to decrease the pollution level in water bodies.
            Department of Aquatic Biology has collaboration with,

- Industries like KAPS (Kakrapar) and ONGC, Hazira and availed technical knowhow and Financial assistance for R&D.

Aqua industries  and Aqua farms