Future Prospects of M.Sc in Zoology


Candidates who have completed M.Sc in Zoology have the option for higher education programs like M.Phil in Zoology and Ph.D in Life Science. Also these candidates can join as Junior Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in firms like National Institute of Occupational Health, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, and Punjabi University. Scientific Assistant job position in Forensic laboratories helps these candidates to earn up to Rs. 39540/- per month.

Higher Study Options after M.Sc in Zoology

  • Master of Philosophy in Life Science
  • Master of Philosophy in Zoology
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Life Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology

Career Opportunities after M.Sc in Zoology

M.Sc in Zoology graduates is equally preferred for jobs in public as well as private sector. In Central Drug Research Institute they can apply for the position of Project Fellow. The cut off marks required in this case is 55%. Experienced ones in the area of animal handling molecular biology techniques are generally preferred. Selected candidates will be offered with a consolidated salary package of Rs. 16,000/- per month.
Research offers great opportunity for those with M.Sc Zoology degree. It is possible for them to join as Junior Research Fellow or Senior Research Fellow in firms like National Institute of Occupational Health, Ahmedabad and Banaras Hindu University. For the position of Research Fellow in Punjabi University candidates are paid with Rs. 12,000/- per month. Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya is yet another institution that invites candidates to the position of Junior Research Fellow.

M.Sc in Zoology graduates has the option to join Forensic laboratories as Scientific Assistant. Recently Andhra Pradesh Forensic laboratory has invited application for this specific job profile. Selected candidates to the position can draw attractive salary package up to Rs. 39540/- per month.

Education field is yet another area where M.Sc Zoology graduates can focus. One needs to qualify UGC .NET in Zoology for lectureship in government colleges. NET qualified candidates can join as Asst Professor in colleges and can earn up to Rs. 40,000/- per month. B.Ed qualified candidates can find opportunity in schools as teaching faculties.  Other than this, they have the option to join educational departments to senior job profiles.
Details on available job positions can be collected either from employment portals or directly from the website of the concerned organization. Applications can also be forwarded through the concerned portal. Selection will be done on the basis of written exam and/or interview. Selected candidates will be intimated through e-mail or postal method.



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