M.Sc. Zoology or Master of Science in Zoology is a postgraduate Zoology course. Zoology is branch of biology which relates to the animal kingdom, including the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct. Being a postgraduate programme, the scope of M.Sc. in Zoology is vaster, more detailed and specific in nature. The course deals with various aspacts of zoology viz. Animal biodiversity, Advanced Cell and molecular biology, Applied Genetics and Animal Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Ecology and Evolution, Parasitology, Immunology, Animal Behaviour, Wild conservation, Entomology, Toxicology, Fisheries, and many a more applied and advanced studies. MSc Zoology students can choose core subjects and electives as per their career objective and area of interest.
Intake Capacity: 30
Eligibility Criteria: B.Sc. (Medical or Life Sciences) with zoology as one of the subject or any equivalent degree in zoology from recognized University with at least 50% marks in aggregate (45% marks in case for SC/ST candidates).
Duration: 2 Year (4 Semesters)
After completing MSc in Zoology, there are a plethora of career opportunities. There is a huge scope that students can enter the research field.
They have also MSc Zoology jobs scope in the media or the environmental and ecosystem management sector. After post-graduation, the aspirant can work with some of the most acknowledged ventures and organizations across the globe such as Discovery, National Geographic, and others. Some of the jobs which are provided to the candidate are as Zoologist, Wildlife conservationist, Animal Trainer, Wildlife Educator, Zookeeper , Zoo Officer, Wildlife Researcher and Associate Research Scientist, Professor, Ecologist, Forest Ranger, Wildlife Educator, Biomedical Scientist, Toxicologist, and Marine Scientist. Further, they can apply in research and development laboratories of various Government and Private Limited industries as Research associate and Project Officers.