Department of Zoology Programmes Offered

B Sc (Hons) Zoology

Duration: 3 Years (Semester System)                            

The curriculum of this programme is based on Choice Based Credit System as recommended by UGC. It acquaints the students with diverse forms of animals and fundamental aspects like Ecology, Behavior, Physiology, Development and Biochemistry, etc. The faculty uses e–resources for interactive teaching. Softwares are used for virtual dissections.

After the successful completion of the programme, the students have diverse career options such as Indian Forest Services, Indian Administrative Services, Animal Behaviourists, Zoo curators, Museum curators, Animal and Wild life educators, Wild life Rehabilitators and conservationists, Research Project assistants and higher specialized studies.

Eligibility: Pass with 55% aggregate in 10+2 or equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry & Biology and Rank in DAVUET (If applicable).

Relaxation of 5% marks in minimum aggregate score for admission to a candidate belonging to SC/ST

 

M Sc (Hons) Zoology

Duration: 2 Years (Semester System)                            

The curriculum of this programme is as per UGC norms. It acquaints the students with advanced aspects of animals like Molecular Biology, Immunology, Systematics, Physiology, Development, Biochemistry and Biotechnological Applications. E–resources are used for interactive teaching. Softwares are used for virtual dissections.

The career opportunities for a post graduate with M Sc in Zoology are limitless. Some of the employment areas, which provide huge openings for the M Sc Zoology candidates, are medical laboratories, wild-life rehabilitation centers, hatcheries, agricultural departments, museum services, conservation agencies, scientific civil services, media, environmental  or ecosystem management sector, environmental consulting firms, and so on. The candidates qualify UGC-NET exam  can enter into the field of teaching. In addition to all these, there are numerous opportunities for research in India and abroad. 

Eligibility: Pass, 50% aggregate in Bachelor’s degree with Biology or equivalent.

Relaxation of 5% marks in minimum aggregate score for admission to a candidate belonging to SC/ST

 

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