24 months
169 USD/year
169 USD/year
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The department of Zoology is one of the oldest and well-established departments in North India, which has completed more than 100 years of teaching and research. It was shifted from Hoshiarpur to present campus at Chandigarh in July 1960. The Zoology programme is offered at the Panjab University.


Key facts:

  • The Zoology programme is offered at the Panjab University.
  • Based on the performance of teaching and research potentials of the staff members, UGC had recognized the Department for Special Assistance Programme (SAP) in 1985 and extended it for two terms. 
  • Under the COSIST Programme, a grant of Rs. 42.5 lakhs was sanctioned for a five year term (1996-2001). 3rd Phase of SAP started from 2001-2006 with financial aid of Rs. 65.75 lakhs. On completion of the 3rd Phase of SAP, UGC review committee upgraded the department for CAS(Centre of Advance Study) in Biodiversity: Cell and molecular biology, with the financial assistance of Rs. 78.25 lakhs. from 2007-2012. In 2013 the department was recognised by the DST under its FIST programme and sanctioned a grant of 1.10 crores for 5 years.

Programme Structure

  • During these hundred years, it has many landmarks as its teaching and research activities changed from classical to the most recent ones in Zoology, and remained at the forefront both nationally and internationally.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.Sc (Zoology) & PU CET(PG)
  • Every candidate must apply for the Reserved / Additional Category(ies) to which he/she belongs to in the Admission Form. All candidates will be considered in the General Category irrespective of the fact that they have claimed for admission under Reserved/ Additional Categories. No candidate shall be considered for admission against any Reserved Category (ies) for which he/she has not applied. 
  • All information relating to admission shall be uploaded on the Online Notice Board of the concerned department as well as on the Physical Notice Board.  

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    169 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 169 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    169 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 169 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Rs. 12535


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