BS Zoology

Zoology is the scientific study of the characteristics and classification of animals. Zoology is a vibrant and growing discipline with substantial relevance for modern society. Knowledge of animal’s biology contributes to the development strategies to reduce and cope with pollution, strive for renewable sources, deal with environmental changes, discover new biologically based solution to human/animal diseases and develop biopharmaceuticals. The study of Zoology is increasingly recognized as vital for understanding and protecting our planet.

Outline

Zoology is the scientific study of the characteristics and classification of animals. Zoology is a vibrant and growing discipline with substantial relevance for modern society. Knowledge of animal’s biology contributes to the development strategies to reduce and cope with pollution, strive for renewable sources, deal with environmental changes, discover new biologically based solution to human/animal diseases and develop biopharmaceuticals. The study of Zoology is increasingly recognized as vital for understanding and protecting our planet.

Road Map

  • Year 1, Semester 1


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZOHU1003Functional EnglishCompulsory3
  • 2ZOHU1013Pakistan StudiesCompulsory3
  • 3ZOMT1003Mathematics-ICompulsory3
  • 4ZO1102Diversity of PlantsGeneral2
  • 5ZO1101Diversity of Plants-LabGeneral Lab1
  • 6ZO1202Inorganic ChemistryGeneral2
  • 7ZO1201Inorganic Chemistry-LabGeneral Lab1
  • 8ZO1303Principles of Animal Life-IFoundation3
  • 9ZO1301Principles of Animal Life-I LabFoundation Lab1
  • Total19
  • Year 1, Semester 2


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZOHU1023Communication SkillsCompulsory3
  • 2ZOHU1033Islamic Studies/EthicsCompulsory3
  • 3ZOCS1003Introduction to ComputerCompulsory3
  • 4ZO1112Plant Systematics Anatomy & DevelopmentGeneral2
  • 5ZO1111Plant Systematics Anatomy & Development-LabGeneral Lab1
  • 6ZO1212Physical ChemistryGeneral2
  • 7ZO1211Physical Chemistry-LabGeneral Lab1
  • 8ZO1313Principles of Animal Life-IIFoundation3
  • 9ZO1311Principles of Animal Life-II LabFoundation Lab1
  • Total19

  • Year 2, Semester 3


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZOHU2043Technical Writing & Presentation SkillsCompulsory3
  • 2ZOMT2012BiostatisticsCompulsory3
  • 3ZOMT2011Biostatistics LabCompulsory Lab3
  • 4ZO2502Bacteriology and VirologyGeneral2
  • 5ZO2501Bacteriology and Virology-LabGeneral Lab1
  • 6ZO2222Organic ChemistryGeneral2
  • 7ZO2221Organic Chemistry-LabGeneral Lab1
  • 8ZO2323Animal Diversity-I (Invertebrates)Foundation3
  • 9ZO2321Animal Diversity-I (Invertebrates) LabFoundation Lab1
  • Total16
  • Year 2, Semester 4


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZO2122Plant Physiology and EcologyGeneral2
  • 2ZO2121Plant Physiology and Ecology LabGeneral Lab1
  • 3ZO2802GeographyGeneral2
  • 4ZO2333Animal Diversity-II (Chordates)Foundation3
  • 5ZO2331Animal Diversity-II (Chordates)LabFoundation Lab1
  • 6ZO2343Animal Form & Function-IFoundation3
  • 7ZO2341Animal Form & Function-I-LabFoundation Lab1
  • 8ZO2353Animal Form & Function-IIFoundation3
  • 9ZO2351Animal Form & Function-II LabFoundation Lab1
  • Total17

  • Year 3, Semester 5


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZO3233General BiochemistryFoundation3
  • 2ZO3231General Biochemistry LabFoundation Lab1
  • 3ZO3403Cell & Molecular BiologyMajor3
  • 4ZO3401Cell & Molecular Biology LabMajor Lab1
  • 5ZO3603PhysiologyMajor3
  • 6ZO3601Physiology LabMajor Lab1
  • 7ZO3362Animal BehaviorMajor2
  • 8ZO3361Animal Behavior LabMajor Lab1
  • 9ZO3832WildlifeMajor2
  • Total17
  • Year 3, Semester 6


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZO3702Evolution & Principles of SystematicsFoundation2
  • 2ZO3411Biological TechniquesFoundation1
  • 3ZO3403Biological Techniques LabFoundation Lab2
  • 4ZO3423Developmental BiologyMajor3
  • 5ZO3421Developmental Biology LabMajor Lab1
  • 6ZO3713GeneticsMajor Lab3
  • 7ZO3711Genetics LabMajor Lab1
  • 8ZO3812Zoogeography and PaleontologyMajor2
  • 9ZO3811Zoogeography and Paleontology LabMajor Lab1
  • Total17

  • Year 4, Semester 7


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZO4432Fundamentals of MicrobiologyCompulsory2
  • 2ZO4431Fundamentals of Microbiology LabCompulsory Lab1
  • 3ZO4823Environmental BiologyMajor2
  • 4ZO4821Environmental Biology LabMajor Lab1
  • 5ZO4xx3Special Paper (Univ. Optional)Major3
  • 6ZO4xx3Special Paper (Univ. Optional)-LabMajor Lab1
  • 7ZO4903Research Project IProject3
  • 8ZO4xx2Elective IElective2
  • 9ZO3811Elective I LabElective Lab1
  • Total17
  • Year 4, Semester 8


    Sr. No. Course Code Course Title Category Cr. Hrs.
  • 1ZO4012BioinformaticsMajor2
  • 2ZO4431Bioinformatics LabMajor Lab1
  • 3ZO4913Research Project IIProject3
  • 4ZO4821Elective IIElective2
  • 5ZO4xx1Elective II LabElective Lab1
  • 6ZO4xx2Elective IIIElective2
  • 7ZO4xx1Elective III LabElective Lab1
  • 8ZO4xx2Elective IVElective2
  • 9ZO4xx1Elective IV LabElective Lab1
  • Total15

* University has the option to recommend any other course in lieu of English IV
** Fisheries/ Parasitology/Microbiology/ Entomology/Immunology/ Environmental Sciences/Marine Zoology/ Endocrinology etc. (universities may offer any other special paper depending upon the availability of the expertise)
*** Research Project/Internship will be offered over two semesters and report be submitted at the end of semester VIII for the evaluation
**** All elective subjects should be selected to support the opted special paper

Admission Criteria

At least 45% marks in F.Sc. Pre-Medical or equivalent with Biology.

Prospects

Fee Structure

BS Zoology ( 4 yrs, 8 semesters)

  • Sr. No. COURSE NAME ADMISSION FEE FEE PER CREDIT HOUR Total No. Of Credit Hours Total Fee
  • 1BS Zoology25,0005,000137710,000

Disclaimer

The above-mentioned fee structure is for illustration purpose only. UCP reserves the rights to make changes in the Fee Structure whenever deemed necessary or appropriate.
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