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M.Sc. Zoology (2 year)

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About the programme

M.Sc. Zoology is a 2 year post graduate programme designed to study the animal kingdom. It is the branch of biology that focuses on the consolidated understanding of the structure, physiology, biodiversity, evolution, anatomy, behaviour, genetics, development and environmental significance of animal world from outside as well as at the molecular level. Major subjects include Animal Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Genetics, Evolution, Ecology, and Conservation. Key subjects are integrated with practice sessions so as to provide an excellent opportunity for students to gain hands-on training experience.

Eligibility

3 Yr. Bachelor Degree in relevant subjects - Zoology/ Zoology, Botany, Chemistry (General)/ Biology/ Life Sciences/ Biological Science / Medical Sciences and Allied Science subjects from any recognized university or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.

Fee Structure

Duration
2 years
Tuition Fee (per annum)
50,000/-
Exam Fee (per annum)
15,000/-

Program Structure

   

Program Structure

Career Pathways

Post-Graduation degree in Zoology offers a wide range of employment opportunities to candidates in both private as well as government sectors in any field of zoology and zoological research. After completing the course, an applicant can enter employment sectors as Academician, Zoologist, Wildlife conservationist, Wildlife Educator and Researcher, Zoo Officer, Pharmaceutical industries, vetenary, marine biologist, ecologist, Associate Research Scientist. Candidate can pursue career in different government agencies like ICAR, IVRI, UPSC and FCI. Students can also appear for various competitive examinations including CSIR-NET, ARS-NET and other to pursue career in research.

Programme Outcomes

01

Critical thinking and analytical reasoning: Acquire ability of critical thinking and logical reasoning and capability of recognizing and distinguishing the various aspects of real life problems.


02

Conduct investigations of complex research problems: Use research-based knowledge and research methods including design of experiments, analysis and interpretation of data, and synthesis of the information to provide valid conclusions.


03

Modern tool usage: Create, select, and apply appropriate techniques, resources, and modern science and research tools including prediction and modelling to complex scientific activities with an understanding of the limitations.


04

Communication: Communicate effectively on scientific activities with the community and with society at large, such as, being able to comprehend and write effective reports and design documentation, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear instructions.


05

Environment and sustainability: Understand the impact of the professional scientific solutions in societal and environmental contexts, and demonstrate the knowledge of, and need for sustainable development.


06

Ethics: Apply ethical principles and commit to professional ethics and responsibilities and norms of the scientific practice.


07

Individual and team work: Function effectively as an individual, and as a member or leader in diverse teams, and in multidisciplinary settings.


08

Life-long learning: Recognize the need for, and have the preparation and ability to engage in independent and life-long learning in the broadest context of technological change.


Programme Educational Objectives

01

The graduated young minds will be ignited to understand the world of zoological science concepts through application based learning.


02

The graduates will be emphasized on applied aspects of advance animal biology techniques by hands-on training and to inculcate ethics and professional attitude.


03

The graduates of zoological science will be trained for self-directed learning, recognizing, continuing educational needs in occupying positions in research, industries and related organization.


Programme Specific Outcomes (PSOs)

01

Developing deeper understanding of key concepts of basic and allied branches of zoology such as molecular cell biology, animal physiology, Developmental Biology, Neuroendocrinology and Reproductive Biology, Biotechnology, and Economic Zoology


02

Equip students with analytical and technical skills through application based learning such as use of audio visual aids, problem/project based learning, guest lectures, visits to industrial and academic organizations and to practice evidence based zoological Science.


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3 Yr. Bachelor Degree in relevant subjects - Zoology/ Zoology, Botany, Chemistry (General)/ Biology/ Life Sciences/ Biological Science / Medical Sciences and Allied Science subjects from any recognized university or equivalent examination with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate.