B.Sc. IN ZOOLOGY

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ZOOLOGY

Bachelor of Science in Zoology or B.Sc. Zoology is a 3-year undergraduate course. The minimum eligibility criterion for which is the successful completion of 10+2 level of education in Science stream. B.Sc. Zoology admission is either based on entrance exams conducted by some institutions or merit based admission.

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. Successfully completing the B.sc. zoology course has a great future ahead. There are many colleges/universities which are providing the degree course in their campuses in the country. The course is career orienting in nature that opens many jobs for them after its completion.

ELIGIBILITY FOR B.Sc. IN ZOOLOGY

  • 10+2 in Science Stream.

  • Course duration – 3 years.

  • Minimum percentage required – 50%.

  • Age limit – 17 years and above.

CORE TOPICS/SUBJECTS COVERED IN THIS COURSE (B.Sc. IN ZOOLOGY)

  • Life & Diversity

  • Cell Biology

  • Genetics

  • Chordates

  • Mammalian physiology

  • Environmental Biology

  • Evolution and Development Biology

  • Aquaculture and Pest Management

ELIGIBILITY AND PROCEDURE FOR ADMISSION

The candidates seeking admission to B.Sc. in Zoology are required to submit the application form and the admission is granted to them through a merit list prepared by the institute on the basis of their marks in 10+2.

Some colleges conduct entrance exams for admission to this course. Students are shortlisted on the basis of marks scored in entrance exams and 10+2.

EMPLOYMENT AREAS FOR B.Sc. IN ZOOLOGY

  • Pharmaceutical Companies

  • Colleges & Universities

  • Environmental Agencies

  • Environmental Laboratories

  • Government Hospitals

  • Hatcheries

  • Agriculture Firms

  • Museums

RECRUITMENT COMPANIES FOR B.Sc. ZOOLOGY

  • IKS Health

  • GVK Biosciences

  • Accenture

  • Cactus Communications

  • Intas Pharmaceuticals

  • Cognizant Technology

  • Indegene Life Systems

  • US Technology 

B.Sc. IN ZOOLOGY JOB PROFILES

  • Zoology Faculty Member

  • Zookeeper

  • Forensic Experts

  • Clinical Business Associate

  • Animal rehabilitator

  • Animal Caretakers

  • Online tutor

  • Zoo Curator

  • Wildlife Biologists

  • Research Associate

  • Documentary Maker

  • Animal breeders

  • Nutrition Specialist

  • Researcher

  • Veterinarian

  • Medical Representative

  • Animal Behaviorists

  • Lab Technicians

  • Zoologist

  • Conservationist

  • Ecologist

  • Animal and Wildlife Educators

  • Animal Trainers

  • Environmental consultant

  • Field trials officer

  • Biomedical scientist

  • Toxicologist

  • Marine scientist

  • Physician associate

  • Nature conservation officer

  • Environmental education officer

  • Environmental manager

  • Research scientist (life sciences)

  • Higher education lecturer

GOVERNMENT JOBS FOR B.Sc. ZOOLOGY

A candidate with a bachelor’s degree in zoology can apply to different jobs through the test conducted by following organization in the government sector.

  • Union Public Service Commission

  • Staff Selection Commission

  • Indian Forest Services

  • Public Sector Banks

  • State PCS

  • Indian Defense Services

  • ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization)

  • Indian Railways

  • IBPS

  • Teaching profession in government sector after B.Sc.

To start the career as teacher in schools, you should have a B.Ed. along with basic degree. 

TOP COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES FOR B.Sc. IN ZOOLOGY

  1. CHRIST UNIVERSITY, BANGLORE

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 21,667 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC, NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1969

  • AFFILIATED TO – DEEMED TO BE UNIVERSITY

  1. FERGUSSON COLLEGE, PUNE

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 2,462 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1885

  • AFFILIATED TO – SAVITRIBAI PHULE PUNE UNIVERSITY, PUNE

  1. TERESA’S COLLEGE,COCHIN,KERELA

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 3,500 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – NAAC-A

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1925

  • AFFILIATED TO – MAHATMA GANDHI UNIVERSITY, KOTTAYAM

 

  1. HANDIQUE GIRLS COLLEGE, GUWAHATI

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 7,247 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC, NAAC-B

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1939

  • AFFILIATED TO – GAUHATI UNIVERSITY,GUWAHATI

 

  1. MG SCIENCE INSTITUTE, AHMEDABAD

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 3,000 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC, NAAC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1946

  • AFFILIATED TO – GUJARAT UNIVERSITY

  1. MADRAS CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, CHENNAI

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 19,319 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – NAAC-A, UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1837

  • AFFILIATED TO – UNIVERSITY OF MADRAS, CHENNAI

DISTANCE / CORRESPONDENCE COLLEGES FOR B.Sc. IN ZOOLOGY

  1. VARDHMAN MAHAVEER OPEN UNIVERSITY, KOTA

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 11,133 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1987

  • AFFILIATED TO – STATE UNIVERSITY, OPEN UNIVERSITY

 

  1. INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 4,200 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – NCTE, AICTE, NAAC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1985

  • AFFILIATED TO –OPEN UNIVERSITY

 

  1. NETHAJI SUBHAS OPEN UNIVERSITY, KOLKATA

  • COURSE DURATION – 3 YEARS

  • COURSE FEES – 2,435 PER YEAR

  • APPROVED BY – UGC

  • ESTABLISHED IN – 1997

  • AFFILIATED TO – OPEN UNIVERSITY

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