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.


Job Profile


  • Teacher
  • Ecologist
  • Environmental consultant
  • Marine scientist
  • Biomedical scientist
  • Forensic Experts
  • Wildlife Biologists
  • Veterinarian
  • Zoo keeper
  • Animal Trainers
  • Documentary Maker
  • Nature conservation officer
  • Research scientist (life sciences)
  • Environmental Education officer


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% marks.
  • Admission: Marks Based


Colleges under Delhi University-


  • Acharya Narendra Dev College
  • Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences
  • Daulat Ram College (W)
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyaya 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 Tegh Bahadur Khalsa 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: Marks Based


Fergusson College, Pune


  • Course: B.Sc. Hons Zoology
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology
  • Admission: Marks Based


Christ university, Bangalore


Course offered:


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


Eligibility: 10+2 with PCB with 50% marks
Admission Process: Skill Assessment + Personal interview + Academic Performance


Panjab University, Chandigarh


  • Course: B.Sc. Hons Zoology
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with PCB with 50% marks
  • Admission Process: PUCET
  • Merit based upon: Qualifying Examination (+2): 25% and Entrance Test=75% 


Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh


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