Zoology is the science which deals with study of animals and their existence in the environment. It encompasses the structure, anatomy, characteristics, behaviour, distribution, mode of nutrition, physiology, genetics and evolution of animal species.




      •    Zoography

      •    Comparative anatomy

      •    Animal physiology

      •    Behavioral ecology

      •    Ethologic studies animal behavior

      •    Invertebrate zoology

      •    Vertebrate zoology

      •    Soil zoology and many more...



Skill Set


       •   Analytical Skills

       •   Data-handling Skills

       •   Written Communication Skills 

       •   Project Management Skills

       •   A Good Understanding Of Information Technology

       •   Ability To Work Both Independently And As Part Of A Team

       •   Genuine interest and love for animals.


Top Colleges


Delhi University, New Delhi

Course: B.Sc. Hons Zoology

Eligibilty: 55% or more marks in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology (Practical& Theory together) And passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% mark

Admission Mode: CUET


Colleges under Delhi University


•          AcharyaNarendraDev College

•          Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences

•          Daulat Ram College (W)

•          DeenDayalUpadhyaya College

•          Deshbandhu College

•          Dyal Singh College

•          Gargi College (W)

•          Hans Raj College

•          Hindu College

•          Kalindi College (W)

•          Kirori Mal College

•          Maitreyi College (W)

•          Miranda House (W)

•          Ramjas College

•          Shivaji College

•          Sri Guru TeghBahadurKhalsa College * Sikh Minority(SM

•          Sri Venketeswara College

•          Swami Shardhanand College



St Xavier’s College Autonomous, Mumbai


  • B.Sc. Microbiology + Chemistry + Zoology
  • B.Sc. Botany + Chemistry + Zoology The choice of major/s will be decided at the beginning of SYBSc.

Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Admission Mode: Marks Based



Fergusson College, Pune

Course: B.Sc. Hons Zoology

Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology

Admission Mode: Marks Based



Christ University, Bangalore

Course :

  • B.Sc in Chemistry, Botany, Zoology (CBZ)
  • B.Sc in Biotechnology, Chemistry, Zoology (BCZ)

Eligibility: 10+2 with PCB with 50% marks

Admission Mode: Skill Assessment + Personal interview + Academic Performance



Panjab University, Chandigarh

Course: B.Sc. Hons Zoology

Eligibility: 10+2 with PCB with 50% marks

Admission Mode : PUCET

Merit based upon: Qualifying Examination (+2): 25% and Entrance Test=75%



Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh

Course B.Sc. Hons Zoology

Eligibility: Passed 10+2 with 55% marks in PCB subjects

Admission Mode: Through Admission Test + Counselling



Job Prospects


 •         Zoos Or Wildlife Parks

•          Environmental Protection Agencies

•          Government Agencies And Research Institutions

•          Medical Research Establishments And The National Health Service

•          Environmental And Animal Charities

•          Schools, Science Centres, Libraries And Museums

•          Universities And Research Institutes

•          Environmental Consultancies

•          Chemical, Pharmaceutical And Petroleum Companies

•          Pharmaceutical companies, museums, laboratories and hatcheries

•          Aquaculture And Animal Nutrition Companies

•          Wildlife conservation agencies recruit zoologists as Wildlife Conservationists





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