Department of Zoology


Dept. data last updated on :13/12/2022


Ph.D. Programme


Entomology, Fishery Science and Aquaculture, Genetics, Nematology, Parasitology


As per the UGC guidelines and availability of seats, each year




In various R&D agencies and Research Institutes in India and abroad. PhD degree holders  are eligible for Assistant Professorship in any Indian Universities and abroad.


Ph.D. (Zoology)

Ph.D. (Zoology) Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The PEOs will enable students to:

PEO-1: Develop fundamental background and training in research in Zoology including specific experimental and research skills and approaches in selected areas of Zoology, Molecular Biology and Modern Biology.

PEO-2: Provide opportunities to develop transferable skills; inculcate a culture of quality and responsibility in conducting research.

PEO-3: Enhance a student’s capacity to work effectively with others, to solve problem, to think critically and innovatively in areas chosen.

PEO-4: Develop substantive knowledge in their areas of specialization. 

PEO-5: Master the analytical and methodological skills required to evaluate and conduct research in specialization and related areas. 

PEO-6: Design and conduct original research problems in their area of specialization.

PEO-7: Demonstrate the ability to communicate the results of their research work in a clear and effective manner. 

PEO-8: Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with other people from various ethnic, educational, and professional backgrounds. 

PEO-9: Demonstrate an understanding and concern for the high ethical standards in research, teaching, and service. 

PEO-10: Demonstrate the ability to teach post graduate and graduate courses in their areas of specialization. 


Ph.D. (Zoology)

Ph.D. (Zoology) Programme Outcomes (POs)

After successfully completing Ph.D. Programme students will be able to:

PO-1: Access the primary literature, identify relevant works for a particular topic in life science, and evaluate the scientific content of these works.

PO-2: Explain the kinds of data generated by various workers in the field of Zoological research.

PO-3: Explain contemporary issues in Zoological sciences relevant to the area of specialization.

PO-4: Exercise critical judgment, independent thinking and problem solving through the research work undertaken.

PO-5: Demonstrate critical and creative thinking, with an aptitude for continued self- directed learning.

PO-6: Graduates will be able to summarize major themes and current research problems in their area of specialization (review).

PO-7: Possess an ability to identify, formulate, and solve biological problems to contribute to service efforts to the community.

PO-8: Apply multidisciplinary fundamentals of statistical tools, software and physical principles (physics, chemistry) to the analysis of relevant biological situations.

PO-9: Write scientific reports and communicate results in oral presentations.

PO-10: Publish the findings in scientific journal, conference proceedings and books.

PO-11: Write thesis in a standard scientific format using the current norms of scientific writings.

PO-12: Students master the objectives for learning outcomes in an undergraduate discipline.

PO-13: Graduates will be able to communicate the major tenets of their field and their work orally and in writing for students, peers and the lay public (tutorial).

PO-14: Graduates will be able to identify areas where ethical issues may arise in their work or discipline, and articulate strategies for dealing with ethical issues in the profession.

PO-15: Graduates will be able to explain and identify fresh problems and areas needing development in environment, health and agriculture.