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  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration3 years
  • Course fees
    Rs. 5253

B.Sc (Bachelor of Science) - Zoology

The Department of Zoology was established in the year 1979. It offers B.Sc Zoology Main Course, Allied Zoology as a subsidiary/complementary subject for the Science programmes keeping in view the new trends in the emerging career oriented education systems. The special interest of the Department has always been to work for the biodiversity, and bio-conservation for the protection of the environment through the activities of the Naturalists Association and the Eco watch club. Of the five faculty members, four are doctoral degree holders. The faculty members of the department have been actively engaged in research and have received research grants from various funding agencies such as UGC, DST in addition to industry sponsored projects. Faculty takes keen interest in participating and presenting their research papers in seminars and symposia at international and national levels, have presented and published more than 40 research papers in international and national research journals for the past five years. The Department has a well equipped library with more than 3500 books and a well maintained museum with more than 200 specimens. The well maintained and constantly updated laboratory has facilities such as Laminar flow chamber, Spectrophotometer, Hot air oven, Incubator, Autoclave, Trinocular Research Microscopes, Electronic balance, pH meter, Microbial colony counter etc. The Department arranges guest lectures, science academies lecture workshops and National level seminars to promote scientific attitude among the students and young teachers which will motivate them to take up research. Students are encouraged to take up individual projects to meet their academic requirements.

Our Strengths

  • Separate Library with latest edition books and journals which are of utmost necessity to the students.
  • Well equipped laboratory with sophisticated instruments and equipments.
  • Well-maintained museum with diverse collection of specimens including fossils.
  • Invited lectures in addition to regular teaching programme.
  • Add-on course in Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Science (CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA/ADVANCED DIPLOMA)
  • Job Oriented Course – Mushroom Culture and Vermiculture
  • Special emphasis on field trips and study tours
  • Community service in the first year, summer Internship in the second year in reputed Institution and innovative projects for final year students

Elective Courses Offered

  • Pathology and Medical Lab Technology
  • Sericulture

Areas of Research

  • Limnology & Aquaculture
  • Environmental Biology
  • Entomology
  • Aquatic Toxicity

Tie-up with External Agencies

  • Microlab, Coimbatore
  • Bio-Zone, Chennai
  • MedGreen, Coimbatore

Scope for higher studies after B.Sc. in Zoology

After completing their graduation in B.Sc. Zoology, candidates have tremendous opportunities for their higher studies. Various higher education options after B.Sc. Zoology are:

  • Master of Science in Zoology, Applied Zoology, Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Forestry, Wild Life Biology, Microbiology, Genetics, Bioinformatics
  • Master of Science in Physiology
  • Master of Science in Anatomy

Career Opportunities

Job Positions available for graduates in B.Sc. ZoologyCareer Scope after B.Sc. in Zoology

  • Animal and Wildlife Educators
  • Zoo keeper
  • Animal rehabilitator
  • Zoo Curator
  • Researcher
  • Animal Behaviorists
  • Conservationist
  • Animal breeders
  • Veterinarian
  • Lab Technicians
  • Zoos
  • Aquariums
  • Veterinary Hospitals
  • Animal Clinics
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Research
  • Wildlife Management Firms
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Pest Control Companies.
  • Museums
  • Conservation organizations
  • Nature reserves.

    Admission Open
  • Last Date of Application : 20 - May - 2017

12th Pass.

Admission Policy and Process

The admission shall be made purely on the basis of merit subject to the rules of reservation of the Government of Tamilnadu. The following certificates in original have to be submitted by the candidate at the time of admission.

  • Original mark statement issued by the examination authority
  • Provisional Certificate (for PG admission)
  • Transfer Certificate
  • Community Certificate
  • One set of attested photocopies of the above certificates