Master of Science in Zoology at Don Bosco University is designed to equip the students with in-depth under-standing of the subject with opportunity to specialize in Entomology and Environmental Biology, Fishery Science, Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology, and Cell and Molecular Biology.

These specializations are being offered keeping in mind the ever rising demand for specialists in public health, wildlife management, pharmaceutical companies, environmental impact assessment studies, food processing industries, agriculture and animal husbandry, and well informed researchers and educators. In addition to the core courses, students will be trained in Project Cycle Management, Journalism and Photography, and Class-room Management skills.

Number of Seats

  • 40 Seats

Eligibility Criteria

  • Graduation in Science with 50% of the aggregate and Zoology as a subject. Candidates with honours in Zoology will have an advantage
  • Provisional Admission: Applicants who have not yet obtained their Bachelor’s Degree also may apply for admission. Such candidates would be offered provisional admission until they furnish evidence of fulfilling the eligibility criterion stated in (1) above within 3 months of the commencement of the programme.

Location

Tapesia Campus

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COURSE STRUCTURE

Semester I
Biosystematics and Evolution
Cell Biology and Immunology - Theory and Applications
Molecular Biology and Genetics
Animal Physiology
Ecology and Environmental Biology
Biosystematics and Environmental Biology Lab
Cell Biology, Genetics and Basic Bioinformatics Lab
Semester II
Developmental Biology
Endocrinology and Biochemistry
Applied Zoology
Ethology and Population Genetics
Developmental Biology and Biochemistry Lab
Ethology and Population Genetics Lab
Project Management, Reporting and Documentation
Semester III
Research Methodology and Biostatistics
Specialization 1: Entomology and Environmental Biology
  • Insects: Structure & Function
  • Insect Physiology
  • Specialization Lab I
  • Dissertation (Phase I)
Specialization 2: Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology I
  • Immunology I
  • Specialization Lab I
  • Dissertation (Phase I)
Specialization 3: Fishery Science
  • Taxonomy and Functional Anatomy
  • Aquaculture and Fish Genetics
  • Specialization Lab I
  • Dissertation (Phase I)
Specialization 4: Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology
  • Animal Ecology and Biogeography
  • Wildlife Conservation and Management
  • Specialization Lab I
  • Dissertation (Phase I)
Introduction to Journalism and Photography
Semester IV
Specialization 1: Entomology and Environmental Biology
  • Insect Ecology
  • Principles of Pest Management
  • Specialization Lab II
  • Dissertation (Phase II)
Specialization 2: Cell and Molecular Biology
  • Cell and Molecular Biology –II
  • Immunology II
  • Specialization Lab II
  • Dissertation (Phase II)
Specialization 3: Fishery Science
  • Capture Fishery and Post-harvest Technology
  • Limnology, Fishery Economics, Ornamental Fishery and Fish Pathology
  • Specialization Lab II
  • Dissertation (Phase II)
Specialization 4: Animal Ecology and Wildlife Biology
  • Wildlife Resource Management and Economics
  • Wildlife Health, Forensics and Conflict
  • Specialization Lab II
  • Dissertation (Phase II)
Teaching and Classroom Management
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