M.Sc. in Zoology

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Zoology programme deals with study of animal kingdom including habits, habitat, lifecycle, ecological interaction and adaptation to changing environment.

The programme on M.Sc. Zoology beside providing conceptual and practical knowledge related to basic and applied field of zoology also aims to provide skills related to advanced analytical techniques utilized in zoological studies with an objective to impart research aptitude among students. The curriculum is enriched with seminar presentation, industrial visit and report writing enhance communication and presentation skills with dissertation being a compulsory part inculcates critical thinking ability to design and develop solutions to problems related to environment, health and society.

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Career Prospects:

M.Sc. in Zoology opens up a wide range of future prospects. After successful completion of M.Sc. Zoology Students acquire eligibility to appear in various competitive examinations including CSIR-NET, ARS-NET and other to pursue career in research. Beside research other career opportunities include opportunities, in sericulture, entomology, wildlife conservation, paleozoology, agriculture. Pharmaceutical industries, vetenary, marine biologist, ecologist and others. In Zoology discipline opportunities for entrepreneurship development are also available such animal husbandry, polutary farms and others. The aspirant also has the option of pursuing career in different government agencies like ICAR, IVRI and other government departments by qualifying competitive exams such as UPSC and FCI.

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Eligibility & Fee Details

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Graduation Aggreate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 25,530 25,530 25,530 25,530
Merit Scholarship 7,659 5,106 2,553 --
Net Tuition Fee 17,871 20,424 22,977 25,530
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 25,530 25,530 25,530 25,530
Merit Scholarship 7,659 5,106 2,553 --
Net Tuition Fee 17,871 20,424 22,977 25,530
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 63,042 (2nd Category) 68,148 (3rd Category) 73,254 (4th Category) 78,360

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Graduation Aggreate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Graduation Aggreate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
1st Semester Tuition Fee 34,500 34,500 34,500 34,500
Students Diversity Scholarship 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Merit Scholarship 9,150 6,100 3,050 -
Net Tuition Fee 21,350 24,400 27,450 30,500
2nd Semester Tuition Fee 34,500 34,500 34,500 34,500
Students Diversity Scholarship 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Merit Scholarship 9,150 6,100 3,050 -
Net Tuition Fee 21,350 24,400 27,450 30,500
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 70,000 (2nd Category) 76,100 (3rd Category) 82,200 (4th Category) 88,300

Uttarakhand Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
4th Semester Tuition Fee 68,080 68,080 68,080 68,080
Scholarship 20,424 13,616 6,808 --
Net Tuition Fee 47,656 54,464 61,272 68,080
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,22,612 (2nd Category) 1,36,228 (3rd Category) 1,49,844 (4th Category) 1,63,460

All India Quota (Amount of fee details in INR)

Semester Heads (Diploma Aggregate%)
>=90.01
(1st Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=80.01 and <=90
(2nd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
>=70.01 and <=80
(3rd Category)
(Diploma Aggregate%)
<=70
(4th Category)
3rd Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
4th Semester Tuition Fee 92,000 92,000 92,000 92,000
Scholarship 16,500 16,500 16,500 16,500
Merit Scholarship 22,650 15,100 7,500 -
Net Tuition Fee 52,850 60,400 67,950 100,000
Total Fee year wise inclusive of other charges (1st Category) 1,33,000 (2nd Category) 1,48,100 (3rd Category) 1,63,200 (4th Category) 1,78,300

One Time Payable Charges in 1st Semester (INR)

Admission Fee Enrolment Fee Caution Money
(Refundable after completion of programme)
6,000 2,000 2,000

Other Charges Per Semester (INR)

Examination Fee Library Fee Student Welfare Fee Online Student Information Fee Lab Charges Total
4,600 800 750 1,500 1,000 8,650

Optional Fee (INR)

Hostel & Mess Fee Single Bed Double Bed Triple Bed Four Bed
Rent and other Fee per Academic Year 75,000 55,000 47,000 42,000
Mess Fee per Academic Year 40,500 40,500 40,500 40,500
Laundry Fee per Academic Year 2,500 2,500 2,500 2,500
Hostel Security Fee (Refundable after completion of the session) 2,000 2,000 2,000 2,000
Total Amount 1,20,000 1,00,000 92,000 87,000

Optional Fee (INR)

Transportation Fee for Doiwala Route per Academic Year 22,000
Transportation Fee for Other Routes per Academic Year 20,000

Eligibility

  • B.Sc. degree in CBZ/Biology/Medical/B.Sc.(Hons.) Zoology/Microbiology or equivalent. Zoology should be as main subject in all three years.
  • Minimum 50% aggregate marks for general or 45% aggregate marks in case of SC/ST category.

Note:

  • Only one choice of scholarship will be allowed to the candidate from the following:
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Girl Candidate for complete programme.
    • 5% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to ward of Defence Personnel for complete programme.
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Alumni of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
    • 10% scholarship on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship) to Sibling of Uttaranchal University (only in 1st year).
  • If any student deposits his/her complete yearly Fee, in that case additional scholarship of 5% on Net Tuition Fee (after merit scholarship)will be provided for 1st year only.
  • The Net Tuition Fee for the programme will increase by 5% per annum from 2nd year onwards. It will be applicable to both All India and State Quota students.

Admission Procedure:

Programme Structure

Under Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TMZO 101 Animal Diversity I-– (Lower Non-Chordata) 3
2 TMZO 102 Cell Biology & Biochemistry 3
3 TMZO 103 Molecular Biology & Genetics 3
4 TMZO 104 Taxonomy & Evolutionary Biology 3
5 PMZO 101 Animal Diversity I-– (Lower Non-Chordata) 2
6 PMZO 102 Laboratory I: Cell Biology & Biochemistry 2
7 PMZO 103 Laboratory II: Molecular Biology & Genetics 2
8 PMZO 104 Laboratory III: Taxonomy & Evolutionary Biology 2
Total credit Sem. I 20

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TMZO 201 Animal Diversity II— (Higher Non-Chordata) 3
2 TMZO 202 Microbiology & Immunology 3
3 TMZO 203 Animal Physiology 3
4 TMZO 204 Developmental Biology 3
5 PMZO 201 Laboratory IV: Animal Diversity II-– (Higher Non-Chordata 2
6 PMZO 202 Laboratory V: Microbiology & Immunology 2
7 PMZO 203 Laboratory VI: Animal Physiology & Developmental Biology 2
8 PMZO 204 Internship / minor project 4
Total credit Sem. II 22

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1 TMZO 301 Animal Diversity (Chordates) 3
2 TMZO 302 Elective-1 3
3 TMZO 303 Ecology & Wildlife 3
4 TMZO 304 Open elective 3
5 TMZO 305 Research Methodology 2
6 PMZO 301 Laboratory VII: Animal Diversity (Chordates) 2
7 PMZO 302 Laboratory VIII: Elective-1 2
8 PMZO 303 Education Visit/Report Submission 2
Total credit Sem. III 20

Sr. No. Course Code Course Name Credits
1. TMZO 401 Endocrinology & Animal behavior 4
2. TMZO 402 Elective-2 4
3. PMZO 401 Laboratory IX: Endocrinology & Animal behavior 2
4. PMZO 402 Laboratory X: Elective-2 2
5. PMZO 403 Dissertation / Training 6
Total credit Sem. IV 18
Total credit Sem. IV 80

1 TMZO-304 (I) / PMZO-304 (I) Biological & Radio tracer techniques   5   Elective I
2 TMZO-304 (II) / PMZO-304 (II) Genomics & Proteomics
3 TMZO-304 (III) / PMZO-304 (III) Genetic Engineering
4 TMZO-402 (I) / TMZO-402 (I) Fisheries Science     5     Elective II
5 TMZO-402 (II) / PMZO-402 (II) Animal Ecology
6 TMZO-402 (III) / PMZO-402 (III) Reproductive Biotechnology
7 TMZO-402 (IV) / PMZO-402 (IV) Animal Biotechnology

1 TMBT-304 (I) Entrepreneurship development     Open Elective
2 TMBT-304 (II Intellectual Property rights
3 TMBT-304 (III) Renewable energy
4 TMBT-304 (IV) Artificial Intelligence

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