Master of Science (M.Sc) in Zoology - Tribhuvan University


Tribhuvan University

Science and Technology

2 year(s)


Nepal is the land of paradise for naturalists and explorers. Many unexplored areas and fields are still to be investigated. Demand of sustainable use of natural resources, conservation and management of wildlife and future threats of human and their activities toward different threatened species of plants and animals are the burning issues in present context.

M.Sc Zoology graduates most works in various fields of Zoology such as biodiversity conservation and management, health etc in governmental and non-governmental institutions.

There are four major specializations: Ecology, Entomology, Fish and Fisheries and Parasitology at M.Sc. level.


Salient features

Duration of the Program: M.Sc Zoology is a Four semesters completed in two academic years.

Working days: 90 days per semester.

Total Credits: 60; Full Marks: 1500.

Medium of Instruction: English

Class hour:

  • Theory: One credit is equivalent to 15 teaching hours and of 25 marks. One hour of lecture per week is equivalent to 1 credit hour.
  • Practical: One credit is equal to 60 practical hours in a semester. One practical paper of 1 credit will have 4 hours of practical per week. One credit is equivalent to 25 marks. Attendance: 75% attendance in the class is compulsory.

Curricular structure

Curricular Structure: M.Sc Zoology

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