Zoology Programs

Pre-Requisites for Admission

BS Zoology

    • Duration: 4 Years (8 Semesters)
    • Teaching System: Semester System

Departmental Eligibility Criteria for BS Zoology

  • BS 4-year:The candidates seeking admission in BS program must have:
  • Passed Intermediate (pre-medical) or equivalent examination in 2 division from any public/private institution.
  • Studied Biology in Intermediate securing 50% marks in it.

SCHEME OF STUDIES
BS (4-YEAR) Zoology Hons 2016 AND ONWARD

YEAR-I

SEMESTER-I SEMESTER-II
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Compulsory ENG-101 English-I 3(3+0) Compulsory ENG-123 English-II 3(3+0)
Compulsory PKS-101 Pakistan Studies 2(2+0) Compulsory ISL-100 Islamic Studies 2(2+0)
Compulsory IT-101 Introduction to Computer 3(1+2) Minor PSY-225 Positive Psychology 3(3+0)
Minor BOT-101 Diversity of Plants 3(3+0) Minor BOT-200 Plants Systematics and Anatomy 3(3+0)
Minor CHEM-101 Inorganic Chemistry 3(3+0) Minor CHEM-128 Organic Chemistry-I 3(3+0)
Major Zoo- 101 Principal of Animal Life 3
Major ZOO-102 Principal of Animal Life(lab) 01 Major ZOO-186 Principal of Animal Life-II 4(3+1)
Total Credit Hours 18 Total Credit Hours 18

YEAR-II

SEMESTER-III SEMESTER-IV
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Compulsory ENG-201 English-III 3(3+0) Compulsory MGT-318 Entrepreneurship 3(3+0)
Compulsory MATH-200 Mathematics 3(3+0) Minor BOT-400 Introduction to Plant Physiology & Ecology 3(3+0)
Minor BOT-300 Cell Biology & Genetics 3(3+0) Major ZOO-207 Animal Diversity-II: Chordates 4(3+1)
Minor CHEM-201 Analytical Chemistry 3(3+0) Major ZOO-208 Animal Form & Function-I 4(3+1)
Major ZOO-201 Animal Diversity-I
(Invertebrates)
3 Major ZOO-209 Animal Form & Function-II 4(3+1)
Major Zoo-202l Animal Diversity-I lab 01
Total Credit Hours 16 Total Credit Hours 18

YEAR-III

SEMESTER-V SEMESTER-VI
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Major Zoo-395 Wild Life 2 (2+0) Major ZOO-318 Biological Techniques 3 (1+2)
Major Zoo-350 General Biochemistry 4(3+1) Major ZOO-339 Evolution & Principal of Systematics 3(2+1)
Major Zoo-324 Cell & Molecular Biology 4(3+1) Major ZOO-328 Development Biology 4(3+1)
Major Zoo-379 Physiology 4 (3+1) Major ZOO-353 Genetics 4(3+1)
Major Zoo-303 Animal Behavior 3(2+1) Major ZOO-334 Environmental Biology 4(3+1)
Total Credit Hours 17 Total Credit Hours 18

YEAR-IV

SEMESTER-VII SEMESTER-VIII
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Minor Arb-101 Arabic 3(3+0) Major ZOO-417 Bioinformatics 3 (1+2)
Major ZOO-497 Zoogeography & Paleontology 3(3+0) Major ZOO-404 Animal Biotechnology / Thesis 3(3+0)
Major(Special Paper) ZOO-469 Microbiology & Biotechnology / Thesis 3(3+0) Elective ZOO-464 Introduction to Entomology 3 (3+0)
Major ZOO-490 *Synopsis & Research Methodology 3(3+0) Elective ZOO-459 Immunology 3(3+0)
Elective ZOO-447 Fisheries 3(3+0) Elective ZOO-475 Parasitology 3(3+0)
Total Credit Hours 15 Total Credit Hours 15

M.Sc. Zoology

  • Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)
  • Teaching System: Semester System

Departmental Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc. Zoology:

  • passed two years B.Sc program with 2 division.
  • studied botany as an elective subject securing 50% marks in it.

SCHEME OF STUDIES
M.Sc. (2-YEAR) 2016 AND ONWARD

YEAR-I

SEMESTER-I SEMESTER-II
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Major Zoo-495 Wild Life 2(2+0) Major ZOO-318 Biological Techniques 3 (1+2)
Major Zoo-350 General Biochemistry 4(3+1) Major ZOO-339 Evolution & Principal of Systematics 3(2+1)
Major Zoo-324 Cell & Molecular Biology 4(3+1) Major ZOO-328 Development Biology 4(3+1)
Major Zoo-379 Physiology 4(3+1) Major ZOO-353 Genetics 4(3+1)
Major Zoo-303 Animal Behavior 3 (2+1) Major ZOO-334 Environmental Biology 4 (3+1)
Total Credit Hours 17 Total Credit Hours 18

YEAR-II

Major

SEMESTER-III SEMESTER-IV
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Major STAT-201 Biostatistics 3 (3+0) Major ZOO-417 Bioinformatics 3 (1+2)
Major ZOO-497 Zoogeography & Paleontology 3(2+1) Major ZOO-404 Animal Biotechnology / Thesis 3(3+0)
Major(Special Paper) ZOO-469 Microbiology & Biotechnology / Thesis 3(3+0) Compulsory ZOO-464 Introduction to Entomology 3(3+0)
Major ZOO-490 *Synopsis & Research Methodology 3(3+0) Elective ZOO-459 Immunology 3(3+0)
Major ZOO-447 Fisheries 3 (2+1) Elective ZOO-475 Parasitology 3(3+0)
Major ZOO- Seminar 2(2+0)
Major Zoo-403 hematology 4(3+1)
Total Credit Hours 21 Total Credit Hours 15

MS Zoology

  • Duration: 2 Years (4 Semesters)
  • Teaching System: Semester System

SCHEME OF STUDIES
MS (2-YEAR) 2016 AND ONWARD

YEAR-I

SEMESTER-I SEMESTER-II
Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits Course Category Course Code Course Title Credits
Core ZOO-501 Advanced Analytical Techniques 3(3+0) Elective IV ZOO-553 Molecular entomology 3(3+0)
Elective I ZOO-521 Biodiversity and wild 3(3+0) Elective V ZOO-548 Medical microbiology 3(3+0)
Elective II ZOO-502 Advance cancer biology 3(3+0) Elective VI ZOO-506 Advances in ecology 3(3+0)
Total Credit Hours 9 Total Credit Hours 9

 

Important note: The Scheme of Studies of all the courses including BS, M.A, MSc and MS can be changed according to the demand of market.