M.Sc. in Zoology


The course relates to different studies on the structure, behavior, function as well as evolution of animals. The course also pertain studies relating to classification of animals as well as its comparative studies. The course also covers behavioral ecology as well as animal physiology. The course also covers different aspects of animal behavior. Different aspects of Taxonomy are also covered in a detailed fashion in this course. The course therefore offers a great deal of animal based knowledge.


The candidates that are willing to undertake this course have to attain a minimum of 45% in their Bachelor Level Degree in the same discipline or in different discipline. The candidates Higher Secondary Examination Marks are also assessed during the admission process. The candidates that belong to Scheduled Castes as well as Scheduled Tribes are relaxed in the above criterion.

Course Outlook:

The duration of the course is roughly about two years in most of the colleges in India. This course is also available in the part time as well as full time form. However there are other colleges that offer this course in duration of one year.

Job Prospects:

The candidates that have undertaken this course can explore career opportunities in the field of Evolutionary Biology as well as Molecular Biology. The career opportunities in the field of Paleontology can also be explored by the respective candidates. The candidates can also find related job prospects in the field of Taxonomy.

Best Places to Pursue:

Jiwaji University
Hansraj College
M.S University of Baroda
St. Xavier’s College
St. Stephen College



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One Response to “M.Sc. in Zoology”

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    Rakesh Damke:

    i wanted to know Msc zoology course in ms university baroda . fees structure& faculty.