Academic Focus:

The Department of Zoology is deals with study of living organism. The department is established to empower research and higher education in the field of Zoological sciences in the North-eastern Zone of India. The department aims for more concepts based and applied learning in the subject to enable the students as well as to motivate them to get absorbed in any suitable and relevant fields for their careers. At the same time the department also focuses in the more recent fields of Life Sciences with traditional disciplines to mould and motivate the students for novel and outstanding future areas in research and development. The department offers well maintained and sophisticated laboratory with all modern tools and amenities. The department organizes seminars, fieldtrips, and excursions for the overall improvement of the students. The department provides masters degree programmes in Zoology and Wildlife Wildlife Conservation Biology is one of the recent subjects in the field of natural science which has tremendous demand at the international as well as national level. This course is aimed to build up a force for future conservation of wildlife. Hence recent methodologies and developments are incorporated into this course to cater the demand of the present need. The course also designed for the international level students as well as for forest officer those who are directly involve on the conservation and management of wildlife.

Career Scope:

In government & private sector : • A post graduate in Zoology and Wildlife can be absorbed in teaching position in schools, colleges, universities and International NGOs. Students can opt for a career as a researcher / scientist in highly reputed research institutes in India as well as in abroad. A postgraduate student can also opt for managerial positions in fields like Zoos and Museums etc. • One can join any reputed organization as Zoologist, Microbiologist, Environment consultant, Conservationist, Park ranger, Geneticists, Molecular Biologist etc. • Wildlife Biologists has immense scope in the field of NGO sector, Environment, Forestry sector, banking sector, industrial sector as well as in the governmental sector like forest department, academic, research organisation, Ministry of Environment, Biodiversity, tribal development, genetic engineering etc. • The government sector organisations hold various recruitment exams for the selection of eligible candidates to several job openings. The M.Sc in Zoology aspirants is eligible to attend these exams. • The defense sector is one such area where the candidates can look for a job. A few of the exams are conducted by the governmental departments such as UPSC and SSC. Those having interest in research can seek for a suitable opening in various research organizations such as VSSC, BARC, etc.