Higher studies after B.Sc in Zoology


Zoology is a fundamental field of Science dealing with the study of animal life. It focuses on the detailed study of evolution, classification and also structure of the living and extinct animals. An aspirant after successfully completing the B.Sc Zoology course has a great future ahead. They have a lot of higher study options available in a variety of specializations and with that qualification they can get into any of the reputed organizations offering a work profile that suits their ability. They will be offered really worthy salary packages also. They have a great scope in the allied fields of Zoology as well.

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies after B.Sc in Zoology

The candidates who possess a Bachelor of Science in Zoology or its equivalent qualification can apply for the higher studies in Zoology. The candidate should score at least 55% marks to get admission to any of the reputed institutions. The aspirants also need a minimum marks in the entrance exam conducted by the institutes to get admission into the desired course. Some of the institutions consider only the graduation level marks of the candidate for admission into higher studies.

Higher study options after B.Sc in Zoology

There are various higher study options available in the field of Zoology. A list of higher study options after B.Sc Zoology is given below.

  • Master of Science in Zoology
  • Master of Science in Applied Zoology
  • Master of Science in Zoology (Honors)
  • Master of Philosophy in Zoology
  • Master of Philosophy in Life Science
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Life Science
  • Master of Business Administration

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in B.Sc in Zoology

The aspirants with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology have a wide career scope with a number of job opportunities in the Public as well as Private sector. There are various work profiles available for the B.Sc Zoology graduates. They are offered really very attractive salary packages in reputed firms. They can get into any of the reputed Government firms by writing various exams conducted by PSC, UPSC and also SSC. Some of the employment areas suitable for a B.Sc Zoology graduates include the following.

  • Hospitals
  • Medical laboratories
  • Museums
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Hatcheries
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Universities
  • Colleges
  • Agricultural firms
  • Wild life rehabilitation centers

Some of the job profiles suited for a B.Sc Zoology graduate includes the following.

  • Biology teacher
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Research Technician
  • Zookeeper
  • Technical writer
  • Animal Caretaker
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Veterinary Technologist
  • Environmental Consultant

The salary packages vary depending on the chosen job profile. It may also vary according to organizations. Anyways an aspirant with a B.SC Zoology graduation can look for a great future ahead.



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15 Responses to “Higher studies after B.Sc in Zoology”

  1. 15

    Hello sir can I study veterinary after doing bsc in cbz. n give details about this

  2. 14
    Priyanka Gaikwad:

    I am interested in zoology but a lot confused about what to take for Msc. i need to know about marine biology and will it provide me job in India. I like to work on field and not interested in office or lab work. I m a photogrpher

  3. 13

    now i m in first year b.sc
    can i go 2 abroad for 2nd year or directly after b.sc it would b good 2 go 2 abroad for master degree???

  4. 12
    nandu v syamalan:

    Can i do msc in microbiology after bsc.in zoology?

  5. 11

    I hv completed my b.s.c. in zology with 54% which higher courses are best suited for me??????? plese do reply its urgent……

  6. 10
    bala viswanathan:

    after doing bsc in zoology in which all area can we do msc

  7. 9

    List of m.sc subjects after b,sc in zoology.

  8. 8

    What can i do individually after completing my graduation in this subject?

  9. 7

    i complete my Bsc with the subjects chemestry and zoology and now know which is the better subject to take admission in Msc and also sugest me the college in kanpur , lucknow allahabad. where taken the admission.

  10. 6

    i m doing bsc from ignou , i want to do mbbs after completing my bsc , what is the procedure to move forward ?

  11. 5

    I have completed BSc.zoology an PGDCA and now BEd course doing on so What types of jobs offered for this.

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  13. 3

    Is there any carrier option other than M.Sc zoology after B.Sc zoology……….please suggest.

  14. 2

    can i get job on b.sc. zoologist in maharashtra

  15. 1

    am in b.sc with chemistry,zoology and botany in gujarat,,
    can i go for further studies in medical sciences by doing b.sc in any of above subjects,,
    ,,hope i’ll get answer soon,,