B.Sc Zoology - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs | Mode: Regular| Avg. Fees: 40,000 / Year


About B.Sc Zoology

Students who aspire to study animal biology can benefit from Bachelor of Science in Zoology. The three-year programme imparts education on the diversity of animal life and development as well as their genetic structure. Students who pursue this course can pursue career paths in the field of wildlife conservation, environmental management, ecosystem monitoring, animal welfare and bioinformatics as well. It is an esteemed course and opens up global opportunities for students who want to work for organisations IFAW and RSPCA.

B.Sc - Zoology Syllabus

First Year:

Life and Diversity from Protozoa to Porifera and Cell Biology – 1

Life and Diversity from Molluaska to Hemichordata and Genetics – 1

Life and Diversity from Annelida to Arthropoda and Genetics – 1

Life and Diversity from Colentrata to Helminthes and Cell Biology – 2


Second Year:

Life and Diversity of Chordates – 1

Mammalian Physiology – 1

Life and Diversity of Chordates – 2

Mammalian Physiology – 2


Third Year:

Environmental Biology

Aquaculture and Pest Management – 1

Aquaculture and Pest Management – 2

Evolution and Developmental Biology

Popular Specializations of B.Sc - Zoology

Career Options and Job Prospects

There are various job opportunities available for B.Sc. Zoology graduates in different fields. With a knowledge of environment, animals and their ecosystem, Zoologists can work for pharmaceutical companies, agricultural farms, medical laboratories, environmental agencies, museums, government hospitals and hatcheries. Graduates can also pursue masters in Zoology and become specialists in their fields. There are a lot of research agencies that recruit knowledgeable individuals for various projects in the field of zoological and environmental research. Here are some job profiles that you can choose after pursuing B.Sc. in Zoology:

  • Clinical Business Associate
  • Zoology Faculty
  • Animal Caretakers
  • Zoo Curator
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Documentary Maker
  • Lab Technicians
  • Animal and Wildlife Educators
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Toxicologist
  • Animal Rehabilitator
  • Animal Breeders

Salary after pursuing B.Sc. in Zoology salaries can vary from Rs. 1.5 lakh to Rs. 3.5 lakh per year depending on the type of jobs that individuals have taken up. Students who have experience in this field can earn up to Rs. 5 lakh per annum. Salary packages are better after pursuing masters in zoology and researchers can get salary packages varying from Rs. 6 lakh to Rs. 8 lakh per annum.