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B.Sc (Bachelor of Science) Zoology: Scope, Syllabus & Top colleges

Scope of B.Sc Zoology

B.Sc (Bachelor of Science) in Zoology is the finest career option after +2 for students who desire to study animal biology, this course is of 3 years comprising 6 semesters where a student is taught about the genetic structure of animals, development and diverse animal life . Aspirants for this course must have done their +2 in Science in which the compulsory subjects are Mathematics and Physics whereas student must have chosen any of the subjects as optional either Biology /Computer Science/ Chemistry/ Biotechnology from a recognised board with an aggregate of minimum 50%. The admission process may vary from institute to institute. The colleges select the candidate on the basis of merit and some on the cracked entrance exam by the candidate. There are entrance exams to be cracked to get a dignified college in India. Following are the entrance exams for B.Sc Zoology.

Addmisson Process For B.Sc Zoology

  1. Through Direct Addmmision (Merit Based) in Various University.
  2.  Entrance Exam for B.Sc Zoology

Aspirants for this exam have to appear on one of the tests so that they are eligible for this course.

  • CG PAT (Chhattisgarh Pre-Agriculture Test )

  • IISER IAT (Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research)

  • OUAT (Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology)

  • GSAT (Gujrat State Addmision Test )

  • NEST(The National Entrance Screening Test

Career Option For B.Sc Zoology

” There is always confusion and a question in every +2 students’ parents that what will be the job scope in India after pursuing this course as a career?”

Numerous paths are open after graduating in this course, some examples for better understanding :

  • ecosystem monitoring

  • wildlife conservation

  •  animal welfare

  • environmental management

  • Clinical Business Associate

  • Animal Caretakers

  • Zoo Curator

  • Environmental Consultant

  • Nutrition Specialist

  • Documentary Maker

  • Lab Technicians

  • Animal and Wildlife Educators

  • Biomedical Scientist

  • Toxicologist

  • Animal Rehabilitator

  • Animal Breeders

After graduating from this course there are several global opportunities for students who aim to work for  RSPCA and  IFAW.

Syllabus of Zoology Course

First Year:

Life and Diversity from Protozoa to Porifera and Cell Biology – 1

Life and Diversity from Molluaska to Hemichordata and Genetics – 1

Life and Diversity from Annelida to Arthropoda and Genetics – 1

Life and Diversity from Coelenterata to Helminths and Cell Biology – 2

Second Year:

Life and Diversity of Chordates – 1

Mammalian Physiology – 1

Life and Diversity of Chordates – 2

Mammalian Physiology – 2

Third Year:

Environmental Biology

Aquaculture and Pest Management – 1

Aquaculture and Pest Management – 2

and Developmental Biology

Top Institite of India for B.Sc Zoology





St. Stephen’s College



Loyola College



St. Xaviers College



Institute of Management Christ University



Madras Christ College



The Oxford College of Science


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