M. Sc. (Zoology)

Course Details

Zoology is that branch of science which deals with the study of the animal kingdom. The branch deals with the structure, embryology, evolution, classification, habits, and distribution of all animals, both living and extinct. There are physiologists that study the metabolic processes of animals, then there are taxonomists who deal with the naming and the classification of the animal species, one can think of becoming embryologist whose only job is to study and focus on the early stages of the animal life.

Zoology is also common, occasionally also spelt (zoology), is the 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.Students may also study parasites and immunity, cell and receptor biology, evolution and animal behavior, biodiversity and taxonomy and neuroscience and endocrinology. Classes might include both lecture and laboratory requirements for students to complete.

Eligibility and Seats Availability
  • The candidates should be passed with 50% aggregate marks in Bachelors’ degree (Medical and Allied Medical Science/ Biosciences / Life Sciences) or equivalent.

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Fee Structure
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1 Admission fee INR 5,000/- - - -
2 Tuition Fee INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/- INR 25,000/-
Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission in M. Sc. (Zoology) Course in Alpine Group of Institutes, Dehradun should appear in Alpine Common Entrance Test (AGI CET 2019).

On the basis of AGI CET 2019 Rank candidate will get admission in M. Sc. (Zoology) Course.

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AGI CET 2019 Important Dates
SN Events Dates
1 Availability of Application Form 1st Feb, 2019
2 Last Date for Application Form 30th April, 2019
3 Download of Admit Card 30th Apr, 2019
4 AGI CET 2019 Exam First week of May, 2019
5 Result 4rd week of May, 2019
6 Admission Counselling June First Week, 2019

Career Prospects

Once completion of M.Sc Zoology, students interested in research can opt for PhD.Various government departments such as the UPSC, SSC, state PSC, etc conducts examination for recruitment of the candidates. Many opportunities are available in forensic science department also. Research field can look out for a opening in BARC, ISRO etc.

  1. Candidates after completing the course can enter any field of biological and biomedical research.
  2. They can become researchers, teachers and can be trained in any fields of biology within a short duration. If their past learning outcome in excellent they are at for doing any job in biomedical field.
  3. They have also job scopes in the media or the environmental and ecosystem management sector.
  4. They have also scopes of career in environmental consulting field in private sector.
Employment Areas

There are unlimited career opportunities which an M.Sc in Zoology graduates can look forward. Various private sector firms’ specially chemical as well as pharmaceutical companies recruit huge M.Sc Zoology graduates. The demand for these graduates is increasing day by day due to the faster growth of the industries.

  1. Colleges & Universities
  2. Zoos & National Parks
  3. Agriculture Sector
  4. Food Parks
  5. Biotechnology Companies
  6. Plant Research Centres
Higher Education After M. Sc. (Zoology)
  1. M.Phil.(Zoology)
  2. Ph.D.(Zoology)
Job Opportunities
A M. Sc. Zoology student can choose to be any of the following:
  1. Biological Laboratory Technician
  2. Conservationist
  3. Environmental Consultant
  4. Herpetologist
  5. Veterinary Technologist
  6. Wildlife Educator
  7. Wildlife Rehabilitator
  1. Zookeeper
  2. Zoologist
  3. Medical laboratories
  4. Wildlife rehabilitation centres
  5. Hatcheries
  6. Agricultural departments
  7. Museum services
  1. Conservation agencies
  2. Scientific civil services
  3. Media
  4. Environmental or Ecosystem management sector
  5. Environmental consulting firms
  6. Semenologist.

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