About M.Sc Zoology

M.Sc Zoology is a two-year postgraduate programme that encompasses the study of existing and extinct animals. Under this programme, the students acquire adequate knowledge of  Biodiversity and anatomy of animals. Students pursuing M.Sc Zoology learn about the characteristics and evolution of animal life. The course also addresses the causes of loss of habitat,  disease and effect of climate change on animals life.

In addition, the M.Sc Zoology course also introduces the genetic evolution and the environmental conditions necessary for the well being and existence of animal diversity.

M.Sc Zoology is an advanced course that focuses on modern technology to study various aspects of animals life.

M.Sc Zoology course equally covers theoretical and practical sessions to help students understand the concepts in a better way. Students with an interest in the animal ecosystem and seeking in-depth knowledge of the animal kingdom, their evolution and behaviour can opt M.Sc Zoology after the completion of an appropriate Bachelors degree course.

 Course Highlights

Course Name Master of Science in Zoology
Level Postgraduate
Degree Master of Science M.Sc
Duration 2 years
Minimum qualification B.Sc in relevant discipline
Average Course Fees INR 20,000/- to INR 40,000/-


 Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate must hold a Bachelors degree in Zoology as major subject (with Unit 6 or 3 units) of this University or equivalent Degree of recognized  Universities

Admission Process

  • Admission is merit-based, a high score at the undergraduate level is required. The candidate should meet the minimum cut-off prescribed by the college.
  • Colleges advertise when seats are available and when admission season opens up. All the latest admission advertisements must be viewed regularly.

M.Sc Zoology Syllabus

M.Sc Zoology degree course can be completed in 2 years. It is studied under 4 semester. The semester wise syllabus of M.Sc Zoology course followed in most of the institutes is as follows:

  • Part I
  • Part II