M.Sc. Zoology

Course Overview

  • Institute
    SGRR School of Basic and Applied Sciences
  • Eligibility
    B.Sc. with 45% and 40% in case of SC/ST categories with Zoology as one of the subject
  • Duration
    02 years

Fee Structure of Shri Guru Ram Rai University for the Session 2020-2021

Total Course Fee = INR 88,000/-

Fee Installments 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Admission Fee# 5,000      
Acad/Tuition Fee 13,500 13,500 13,500 13,500
Other Fees - - - -
Development Fee 1,500 1,500 1,500 1,500
Enrollment Fee 2,000      
University Exam Fee 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Security Deposit* 5,000      
Total (INR) 31,000 19,000 19,000 19,000


  • Uniform Fee Extra
  • Fee subject to revision from time to time.
  • The University without any prejudice reserves the right to change or delete any information without any prior information.

The department of Zoology aims to provide a competent centre for academic excellence. Study of Zoology provides knowledge on various aspects of life viz. Animal diversity, Evolution, Genetics, Ecology, Immunology, Cytology, Molecular biology, Fisheries, Embryology, Entomology etc. We provides research opportunity in the field of Aquatic biodiversity, Entomology, Fisheries and Toxicology. The department seeks to expand the knowledge and skills of students through cutting edge research and technologically advanced training. We have a vision to be among the leading centres for Zoological teaching, learning and research, by using advanced resources and techniques.

Students qualified in Zoology i.e. Zoologists are required by various employers like: Research institutes, Environmental protection agencies, Science centers, Zoos or wild life parks, Museums, Schools, Colleges etc. They may join research in different fields of Zoology and pursue a career in teaching.

Q.1 What is the importance of studying Zoology as a subject?

Ans. Zoologists study about various aspects of animal life. Studying zoology connects us to other fields like Agriculture, Human health, Medical technology, Wildlife Biology, Applied Zoology (Arachnology, Ethology, Entomology, Helminthology, Herpetology etc.)

Q.2 What are the job opportunities after this course?

Ans. A number of attractive career opportunities are available for the students opting zoology as a subject. They may become: Ecologist, Environmental Consultant, Marine Scientist, Zoo Keeper, Zoo Curator, Forensic Experts, Lab Technicians, Animal Breeders, Animal Trainers, Researchers etc.

Q.3 How to enter research field after doing M.Sc. Zoology?

Ans. A post graduate student can enter into research field either by qualifying PhD entrance examinations conducted by various Universities and Research Institutes or by qualifying CSIR- NET (Life Science) exams.

Q.4 Is there any scope to enter Industry after doing M.Sc. Zoology?

Ans Many Industries which deal with the production of animal products always require Zoologists. These industries are: Coral, Pearl, Silk, Lac, Leather etc.

Q.5 What is the total fees of this course?

Ans. Fees for All India Quota is Rs 91,700 /- and for Uttarakhand Domicile Quota is Rs 73,500/-