M.Sc. in Zoology

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Zoology programme deals with study of animal kingdom including habits, habitat, lifecycle, ecological interaction and adaptation to changing environment.

About the Program:

The programme on M.Sc.  Zoology beside providing conceptual and practical knowledge related to basic and applied field of zoology also aims to provide skills related to advanced analytical techniques utilized in zoological studies with an objective to impart research aptitude among students. The curriculum is enriched with seminar presentation, industrial visit and report writing enhance communication and presentation skills with dissertation being a compulsory part inculcates critical thinking ability to design and develop solutions to problems related to environment, health and society. 

Career prospects:

M.Sc. in Zoology opens up a wide range of future prospects. After successful completion of M.Sc. Zoology Students acquire eligibility to appear in various competitive examinations including CSIR-NET, ARS-NET and other to pursue career in research.   Beside research other career opportunities include opportunities, in sericulture, entomology, wildlife conservation, paleozoology, agriculture. Pharmaceutical industries, vetenary, marine biologist, ecologist and others. In Zoology discipline opportunities for entrepreneurship development are also available such animal husbandry, polutary farms and others. The aspirant also has the option of pursuing career in different government agencies like ICAR, IVRI and other government departments by qualifying competitive exams such as UPSC and FCI.

Programme Duration: 2 Years
  • B.Sc. degree in CBZ/Biology/Medical/B.Sc.(Hons.) Zoology/Microbiology or equivalent. Zoology should be as main subject in all three years. 50% marks for general and 45% for SC/ST category.
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Admission Procedure:
  • The admission is based on merit, computed on the basis of marks secured in qualifying examination. University also conducts interviews of all applicants before admitting the eligible candidates.
  • Out of the total intake, 40% seats are allotted to students of Uttarakhand under the State Quota and the rest are open to students from all India. In case the allotted percentage of seats of State Quota remains vacant, it will be filled by All India students.
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