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M.Sc. (ZOOLOGY)

  • The course is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of animal behavior, physiology, ecology, evolution, and conservation.
  • The learners are provided with a solid foundation to equip them for careers in research, conservation, education, and various other fields related to animal science and wildlife management.

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    • Dissection Lab
    • Physiology Lab
    • Microbiology Lab
    • Instruments Room
    • Animal rearing facility

  • Curriculum - The program is based on a student-driven learning system where students choose their courses (likely including core, electives, and skill-based options).Completion of final project is mandatory for graduation.The program supports online learning platform and offers specialized courses in forensics and entomology.
  • Online Certification
    • Swayam NPTEL
    • NASSCOM
    • ICT Academy
    • Coursera - online learning courses from top universities and industry leaders.
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    Employment Rate

    An impressive 85% of our M.Sc. Zoology graduates find employment within six months of graduation, indicating strong demand for professionals with expertise in zoology and related disciplines..

    Top Job Roles

    Graduates from our M.Sc. Zoology program pursue various roles in zoology-related fields. Here's a breakdown of the most common job roles and the percentage of alumni in each:

    • Research Zoologist: 25%
    • Wildlife Biologist: 20%
    • Zookeeper: 15%
    • Conservation Officer: 10%
    • Environmental Educator: 10%
    • Other roles (Veterinary Assistant, Animal Behaviorist, etc.): 20%

    Industry Distribution

    Our alumni work across a diverse range of industries, illustrating the versatility of a zoology degree. Here's the industry distribution for M.Sc. Zoology graduates::

    • Research and Development: 30%
    • Wildlife Conservation and Management: 25%
    • Zoos and Aquariums: 20%
    • Education: 15%
    • Other industries (Environmental Consulting, Government Agencies, etc.): 10%

    Career Progression

    Many of our M.Sc. Zoology graduates achieve career progression quickly, with approximately 25% reaching senior-level or managerial positions within five years of graduation, indicating strong potential for career advancement in zoology-related roles.

    Average Starting Salary

    The average starting salary for M.Sc. Zoology graduates is approximately Rs. 3,00,000 to 6,00,000 per annum, with opportunities for significant salary growth as they gain experience and specialize in specific roles.

    Advanced Degrees and Certifications

    A notable percentage of our graduates pursue advanced degrees or certifications to further their careers in zoology. About 20% pursue advanced degrees such as a Master's or Ph.D. in Zoology or related fields, and 15% earn certifications in areas like Wildlife Conservation or Animal Behavior.

    Alumni Success Stories

    Our alumni network is extensive, providing valuable career support and mentorship. Many of our alumni have achieved notable success, including:

    • Leading conservation projects in major wildlife reserves
    • Becoming zookeepers and animal caretakers in prestigious zoos
    • Developing innovative approaches to wildlife conservation and animal welfare
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