BS Zoology

Zoology is a branch of science that deals with the study of animals. It concentrates on studying various kinds of animal species, their interactions with each other and with the environment, and future challenges related to them. Zoology is grounded on three main pillars of sciences: general biology, chemistry, and Maths. The degree aims at training students to explore solutions for these future challenges. To ensure excellence in learning, BS Zoology is a balance of theory and practicals. Laboratories are available in universities where practical training is made possible, and research projects related to zoology are conducted. It is the best choice for those who have an affection for animals and curiosity to explore and protect the world of animals.

Core Courses

  • Developmental Biology
  • Wildlife
  • Zoogeography and Paleontology
  • Animal Behavior
  • Bioinformatics
  • Animal form and Functions
  • Introduction to biotechnology
  • Biodiversity of animals
  • Genetics
  • Cell Biology

Eligibility Criteria

  • Intermediate ( FSc pre-medical /equivalent).
  • 50% marks in previous degree.
  • Passing marks in Entry test.


The scope of BS Zoology is very high in Pakistan and worldwide. As the world order is on the verge of change as a consequence of Climate Change, animals are on the frontline to suffer. As we all know the significance of animals for the sustainability, natural beauty, and survivability of Earth, there is a dire need for animal scientists who possess deep and critical knowledge of emerging issues related to animal species. These animal scientists are highly recruited by all the institutes, agencies, and welfare organizations working to conserve animals. Moreover, BS in zoology induces such expertise, creativity, and experiences. It opens unlimited doors of job opportunities for graduates in a wide range of disciplines because zoology covers various subjects under its umbrella, ranging from biostatistics to molecular biology. Following are some of the highly paid job opportunities for an animal scientist:

  • Universities
  • Institutes for Ecology 
  • Environmental Agencies
  • Veterinary Healthcare
  • Molecular Biology
  • Conservation and Forest Management
  • Public and Private Sectors 
  • Forensic Department 
  • Environmental Institutions 

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