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M.Sc. Zoology

Course Overview

School School of Basic & Applied Sciences
Eligibility B.Sc with Zoology as one of the subject with 45% aggregate. For SC/ST categories as per University norms.
Duration 2 Years

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The department of Zoology aims to provide a competent centre for academic excellence. Study of Zoology provides knowledge on various aspects of life viz. Animal diversity, Evolution, Genetics, Ecology, Immunology, Cytology, Molecular biology, Fisheries, Embryology, Entomology etc. We provides research opportunity in the field of Aquatic biodiversity, Entomology, Fisheries and Toxicology. The department seeks to expand the knowledge and skills of students through cutting edge research and technologically advanced training. We have a vision to be among the leading centres for Zoological teaching, learning and research, by using advanced resources and techniques.


Students qualified in Zoology i.e. Zoologists are required by various employers like: Research institutes, Environmental protection agencies, Science centers, Zoos or wild life parks, Museums, Schools, Colleges etc. They may join research in different fields of Zoology and pursue a career in teaching.

Fee Structure for the session 2022-2023

Total Course Fee - Rs.93,400

Particulars 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th
Admission Fee# 5,000 - - - - - - -
Acad./Tuition Fee 14,850 14,850 14,850 14,850 - - - -
Other Fees - - - - - - - -
Development Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500 - - - -
Enrollment Fee 2,000 - - - - - - -
University Exam Fee 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000 - - - -
Security Deposit* 5,000 - - - - - - -
Total 32,350 20,350 20,350 20,350 - - - -
  • Uniform Fee Extra
  • Fee structure subject to revision from time to time.
  • The Institute without any prejudice reserves the right to change or delete any information without any prior information.
Schedule of Depositing the Fee:
  • 1st Installment at the time of Admission.
  • 2nd, 4th, 6th and 8th Installment (as applicable) - Last Date Payment: 15th January each academic year. 
  • 3rd, 5th and 7th Installment (as applicable) - Last Date Payment: 15th July each academic year.


Q.1 What is the importance of studying Zoology as a subject?

Zoologists study about various aspects of animal life. Studying zoology connects us to other fields like Agriculture, Human health, Medical technology, Wildlife Biology, Applied Zoology (Arachnology, Ethology, Entomology, Helminthology, Herpetology etc.)

Q.2 What are the job opportunities after this course?

A number of attractive career opportunities are available for the students opting zoology as a subject. They may become: Ecologist, Environmental Consultant, Marine Scientist, Zoo Keeper, Zoo Curator, Forensic Experts, Lab Technicians, Animal Breeders, Animal Trainers, Researchers etc.

Q.3 How to enter research field after doing M.Sc. Zoology?

A post graduate student can enter into research field either by qualifying PhD entrance examinations conducted by various Universities and Research Institutes or by qualifying CSIR- NET (Life Science) exams.

Q.4 Is there any scope to enter Industry after doing M.Sc. Zoology?

Many Industries which deal with the production of animal products always require Zoologists. These industries are: Coral, Pearl, Silk, Lac, Leather etc.

Q.5 What is the total fees of this course?

Fees for All India Quota is Rs 91,700 /- and for Uttarakhand Domicile Quota is Rs 73,500/-


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