Department of Zoology, ADP College was established in 1979, under the able hardship of Prof. Mukhtar Uddin Ahmed, founder Head of the department. The major course was started in 2002. Since its inception, it is providing quality Zoology education in this part of Assam. Today, in the 36th years of its existence, the department attracts students from all parts of the Nagaon district, as well as other nearby districts like Morigaon, Dibrugarh, Golaghat and Karbi Anglong. Most of the brilliant students in this part of the country are more interested in the job-oriented technical courses than in the conventional pure sciences. Despite of this, every year the department enjoys the company of a bunch of aspiring and devoted students studying zoology who bring inspiration to the teachers of the department.
The department has a collection of 523 books. The library used to serve the purpose of ready-reference for the teachers and students of the department. Books are also issued t students of major and general courses on their request. The department has computer and internet facilities. The department has fully equipped with necessary laboratory apparatus for conducting experiments in the H.S and B.Sc major and general courses.