Our M.Sc. in Zoology program is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education in the subject. Our program is taught by experienced faculty members who are experts in their fields and who are committed to helping students achieve their academic and professional goals. It is a two-year course that comprises four semesters. The curriculum is designed to provide students with a thorough grounding in both theoretical and practical aspects of the subject. Zoology is a fascinating and diverse field that studies biology, behavior, and evolution of animals. It is a rapidly growing field with many exciting career opportunities. Pursuing an M.Sc. in Zoology is an excellent choice for students who are passionate about animals and want to deepen their understanding of the subject.

Program Educational Objectives (peo’s)

  • PEO1
    To acquire conceptual knowledge and practical expertise related to basic and applied disciplines of animal science
  • PEO2
    To Identify the interdisciplinary approach of biological studies in the context of the application of genetic engineering, microbiology, bio stats, bioinformatics, and other disciplines of life science in zoological studies.
  • PEO3
    To exhibit technical skills to design experimental protocols, data analysis, and interpretation of observations/results along with inculcation of research aptitude.
  • PEO4
    To recognize the scope and potential of animal science to address issues associated with environment and biodiversity conservation, industries, health, and society.
  • PEO5
    To acquire eligibility to appear in competitive examinations and exhibit skills to pursue a carrier in research, industries including government and private organizations.

Program Outcomes (PO’s)

  • PO1
    Acquire knowledge about concepts of basic and applied fields of zoology
  • PO2
    Identify application and implementation of the allied field of life science such as biotechnology, microbiology, analytical techniques, and bioinformatics in animal science
  • PO3
    Depict profound technical skill to conduct experiments, record observations, interpret data, and derive conclusions.
  • PO4
    Inculcate the ability to apply modern tools techniques, computer programming, and biostatics and identify their application in scientific studies.
  • PO5
    Enhance their presentation, communication, and writing skills through training, presentation, and seminars.
  • PO6
    Identify the potential of animal science studies in addressing problems related to society, environment, and medicine.
  • PO7
    Inculcate lifelong learning ability and acquire eligibility to pursue research and identify different carrier opportunities.


Semester - 1

Sl No.Paper CodePaper NameCredit
1ZOL 101Non-chordates, Microbiology and parasitology4
2ZOL 102Tools and techniques in biology4
3ZOL 103Biochemistry and Histochemistry4
4ZOL 104Virology and Eukaryotic cell biology4
5ZOL (SDE)- 105Applied Entomology3
6ZOL (P) - 106Practical (ZOL 101, 102, 103 & 104)3

Semester - 2

Sl No.Paper CodePaper NameCredit
1ZOL 201Environmental Biology, Biodiversity and Biostatistics4
2ZOL 202Molecular Biology – I and Genetics4
3ZOL 203Mammalian Endocrinology, Developmental Biology and Neurobiology4
4ZOL 204Mammalian Reproductive Biology4
5ZOL (P) - 205Practical (ZOL 201, ZOL 202)3
6ZOL (P) - 206Practical (ZOL 203, ZOL 204)3
7ZOL (SDE) - 207Animal Biotechnology3

Semester - 3

Sl No.Paper CodePaper NameCredit
1ZOL 301Chordates and mammalian physiology4
2ZOL 302Molecular Biology-II and Ethology4
3ZOL 303Immunology4
4ZOL (P) 304Practical3
5ZOL 305Project-I3
7ZOL (SDE) - 306Entrepreneurship Development and Business Communication3

Semester - 4

Sl No.Paper CodePaper NameCredit
1ZOL 401Project II12


Eligibility Criteria


Passed bachelor degree (with Hons.) in the relevant field with at least 60% marks in aggregate. Candidates applying for M.Sc in Biotechnology must have passed graduation with honours in Biotechnology, Botany or Zoology with 60% marks in aggregate.

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Career path you can choose after the course

This course opens the door to many possible careers.
  • Research Scientist
  • Conservation Biologist
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Zookeeper or Curator
  • Teacher/Professor