Department of Zoology

Scheme of Studies

BS (REGULAR) AND BS (SELF-SUPPORTING) (4 YEARS) 

YEAR 1

SEMESTER-I

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

CC/Eng-101

Language in Use

3 (3+0)

CC/Isl-101

Islamic Education/Ethics

2 (2+0)

Maj/Zoo-101

Principles in Animal Life

4 (3+1)

Min/Bot-101

Morphology of Plants (Minor-I)

4 (3+1)

Min/Chem-101

Min/Geog-101

General Inorganic Chemistry

Physical Geography-I (Minor-I Choose Any one)

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

Total Credits

17

SEMESTER-II

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

CC/Eng-102

Academic Reading and Writing

3 (3+0)

CC/PS-101

Pakistan Studies 

2 (2+0)

Maj/Zoo-102

Principles of Genetics and Evolution

4 (3+1)

Min/Bot-102

Diversity of plants (Minor-II)

4 (3+1)

Min/Chem-102

Min/Geog-102

Physico-Organic Chemistry-I

Physical Geography-II  (Minor-II Choose Any one)

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

Total Credits

17

YEAR 2

SEMESTER-III

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

CC/Eng-201

Communication Skills

3 (3+0)

CC/ Stat-201

Basic Statistics

2 (2+0)

Maj/Zoo-201

Invertebrate Diversity

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-202

Chordate Diversity

4 (3+1)

Min/Bot-201

Min/Chem-201

Min/Geog-201

Plant Physiology and Ecology

Physico-Organic Chemistry-II 

Human Geography         (Minor III Choose  Any one))

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

4 (3+1)

Total Credits

17

SEMESTER-IV

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

CC/Eng-202

Advanced Academic Reading and Writing

3 (3+0)

CC/CS-201

Computer Applications

3 (2+1)

Maj/Zoo-203

Animal Form and Function-I

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-204

Animal Form and Function-II

4 (3+1)

EC/Stat-201

Inferential Statistics(Elective outside the major)

4 (3+1)

Total Credits

18

 YEAR 3

SEMESTER-V

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Maj/Zoo-301

Cell and Molecular Biology

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-302

General Biochemistry

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-303

Genetics

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-304

General Physiology

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-305

Economic Zoology

3 (2+1)

Total Credits

19

SEMESTER-VI

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Maj/Zoo-306

Biostatistics

2 (2+0)

Maj/Zoo-307

Developmental Biology

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-308

Ecology

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-309

Animal Diversity and Wild Life

3 (2+1)

Maj/Zoo-310

Animal Behaviour

2 (2+0)

Total Credits

15

 YEAR 4

SEMESTER-VII

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Maj/Zoo-401

Evolution and Principles of Systematics

3 (2+1)

Maj/Zoo-402

Zoogeography and Paleontology

3 (2+1)

SP/Zoo-    -4*

*Special Subject A (I)

4 (3+1)

SP/Zoo-    -4*

* Special Subject B (I)

4 (3+1)

Maj/Zoo-403

Research Methodologies

2 (2+0)

Total Credits

16

SEMESTER-VIII

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

EC/Zoo-4**

**Elective Subject

3 (2+1)

SP/Zoo-    -4*

* Special Subject A (II)

4 (3+1)

SP/Zoo-    -4*

* Special Subject B (II)

4 (3+1)

Res/Zoo-401

Thesis

6

Total Credits

17

   Total 17+17+17+18+19+15+16+17=136 CR

     * Special Subjects-Annexure A      

     ** Elective Subjects- Annexure B

LIST OF SPECIAL PAPERS

                                                                                                             ANNEXURE A

Course Code

                             Course Title

Credits

SP/Zoo-Ento-401

Morphology, Physiology and Ecology

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Ento-402

Classification of Insects and Pest Management

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Endo-406

General Endocrinology

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Endo-407

Reproductive Endocrinology

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Physio-411

Physiology of Coordination

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Physio-412

Physiological Systems and Adaptations

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Para-416

Parasitology A

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Para-417

Parasitology B

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Micro-421

General Microbiology

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Micro-422

Applied Microbiology

(3T+1P)

SP/Zoo-Fish-426

Principles of Fish Biology

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Fish-427

Fish Physiology and Breeding

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Mol.Bio-431

Advanced cell and Molecular biology

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Mol.Bio-432

Molecular mechanisms of antimicrobial drugs

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Mol.Bio-433

Molecular Biology and Biotechnology

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Env-436

Introduction to Environment

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Env-437

Environmental Issues of Pakistan

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Gen-441

Basic Human Genetics

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Gen-442

Molecular Genetics

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Bio.info-446

Fundamentals of Bioinformatics

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Bio.info-447

Proteomics and Genomics

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Toxi-451

Principles and Kinetics of Toxicology

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Toxi-452

Biological Toxicology

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Lim-456

Fresh Water Biology

(3T+1P)

SP Zoo-Lim-457

Aquatic Toxicology

(3T+1P)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSES

ANNEXURE B

Course Code

                             Course Title

Credits

EC/Zoo-401

Immunology

3 (2+1)

EC/Zoo-402

Fundamentals of Microbiology

3 (2+1)

EC/Zoo-403

Conservation Biology

3 (2+1)

EC/Zoo-404

Medical Biotechnology

3 (2+1)

EC/Zoo-405

Insects of Veterinary and Medical Importance

3 (2+1)

EC/Zoo-406

Haematology

3 (2+1)

EC/Zoo-407

Restoration Ecology and Sustainable Development

3 (2+1)

EC/Zoo-408

Bioinformatics

3 (2+1)

 ZOOLOGY MINOR COURSES FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE STUDYING BOTANY AND CHEMISTRY AS MAJOR

(ANNEXURE C)

YEAR 1

SEMESTER I

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Zoo-101

Invertebrate Diversity

4 (3+1)

SEMESTER II

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Zoo-102

Vertebrate Diversity

4 (3+1)

 YEAR 2

SEMESTER III

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Zoo- 201

Animal Form and Function/ Zoogeography and Palaeontology/Systematics of Zoology

4 (3+1)

 BOTANY MINOR COURSES FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE STUDYING ZOOLOGY AND CHEMISTRY AS MAJOR

(ANNEXURE D)

YEAR 1

SEMESTER I

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Bot-101

Morphology of Plants

4 (3+1)

SEMESTER II

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Bot-102

Diversity of Plants

4 (3+1)

 YEAR 2

SEMESTER III

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Bot-201

Plant Physiology and Ecology

4 (3+1)

CHEMISTRY MINOR COURSES FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE STUDYING ZOOLOGY AND BOTANY AS MAJOR

(ANNEXURE E)

YEAR 1

SEMESTER I

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Chem-101

General Inorganic Chemistry

4 (3+1)

SEMESTER II

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Chem-102

Physico-Organic Chemistry-I

4 (3+1)

 YEAR 2

SEMESTER III

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Chem-201

Physico-Organic Chemistry-II

4 (3+1)

GEOGRAPHY MINOR COURSES FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE STUDYING ZOOLOGY AND BOTANY AS MAJOR

(ANNEXURE F)

YEAR 1

SEMESTER I

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Geog-101

Physical Geography-I

4(3+1)

SEMESTER II

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Geog-102

Physical Geography-II 

4 (3+1)

 YEAR 2

SEMESTER III

Course No   

        Course Title                                        

Credits

Min/Geog-201

Human Geography      

4 (3+1)

 MS (REGULAR) AND MS (SELF-SUPPORTING) (2 YEARS)

YEAR 1

SEMESTER I

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-C-501

Advance Instrumental Techniques

4(3+1)

Zoo-C-502

Molecular Biology

4(3+1)

Zoo-EC-501

Immunology (Choose from “Annexure-A”)

4(3+1)

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 SEMESTER II

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-EC-502

Haematology (Choose from “Annexure-A”)

3(3+0)

Zoo-5*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to specialization

3(3+0)

Zoo-5*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to specialization

3(3+0)

Zoo-5*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to specialization

3(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 YEAR 2

SEMESTER III & IV

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-601

Seminar

02

Zoo-602

Research and Thesis

10

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 Total Credit Hours: 12+12+12= 36 CR

The course will be selected by the student from “Annexure –A” on the availability of faculty member expertise and number of students.

**Research Thesis will be offered in 3rd Semester. 

ANNEXURE A

LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSES

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-EC-501

Immunology

4(3+1)

Zoo-EC-502

Haematology

3(3+0)

Zoo-EC-503

Medical Biotechnology      

3(3+0)

Zoo-EC-504

Biological Toxicology 

3(3+0)

Zoo-EC-505

Restoration Ecology and Sustainable Development

3(3+0)

Zoo-EC-506

Biosafety and Biosecurity

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization: (Entomology and vector biology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Ento-501

Research Methods in Entomology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Ento-502

Vector Biology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Ento-503

Insects of Medical and Veterinary Importance

3(3+0)

Zoo-Ento-504

Molecular Entomology

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization: (Microbiology and Molecular Biology and Genetics)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Mol.Bio-501

Applied Genetics

3(3+0)

Zoo-Mol.Bio-502

Bacterial Genetics

3(3+0)

Zoo- Mol.Bio-503

Human Genetics

3(3+0)

Zoo- Mol.Bio-504

Industrial Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Mol.Bio-505

Microbial Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Mol.Bio-506

Molecular Mechanisms of Antimicrobial Drugs

3(3+0)

Zoo-Mol.Bio-507

Recombinant DNA Technology

3(3+0)

Zoo-E- Mol.Bio-508

Clinical Bacteriology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Mol.Bio-509

Fundamentals of Microbiology

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization: (Pathophysiology and Parasitology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Patho-501

Insects of Medical and Veterinary Importance

3(3+0)

Zoo- Patho-502

Protozoology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Patho-503

Helminthology and Host Parasite Relationship

3(3+0)

Zoo- Patho-504

Epidemiology of Parasitic Disease

3(3+0)

Zoo- Patho-505

Wildlife Parasitology

3(3+0)

Area of Specialization: (Physiology and Endocrinology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Physio-501

Clinical Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-502

Gastroentropancreatic Physiology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-503

General Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-504

Hepatic Pancreatology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-505

Molecular Physiology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-506

Molecular Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-507

Muscle Physiology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-508

Neuroendocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-509

Physiology of Excitable Cells

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-510

Physiological Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-511

Principles and Methods in Physiology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Physio-512

Reproductive Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-513

Reproductive Physiology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Physio-514

Renal Physiology

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization: (Fisheries and Aquaculture)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Aqua-501

Fish Nutrition and Health

3(3+0)

Zoo-Aqua-502

Aquaculture Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Aqua-503

Endocrinology of Fish

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization: (Immunology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Immun-501

General Immunology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Immun-502

Immunological Disorders

3(3+0)

Zoo-Immun-503

Clinical Immunology

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization: (Epidemiology and Public Health)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo- Epide- 501

Basic epidemiology

3(3+0)

Zoo- Epide -502

Nutrition

3(3+0)

Zoo- Epide -503

Environmental and occupational health

3(3+0)

 PH. D ZOOLOGY

YEAR 1

SEMESTER I

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-PhD-700

Research Skills & Methods

(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-701

Advanced Lab Biosafety & Biosecurity

(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-702

Analytical Techniques

(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

9

 SEMESTER II

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-PhD-703

Molecular Diagnostics

(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-704

Microbial Biotechnology

(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-705

Adv. Genetic Engineering

(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

9

 Total Credit Hours: 09+09= 18 CR

The course will be selected by the student from “Annexure –A” on the availability of faculty member’s expertise and number of students.

 LIST OF COURSES

ANNEXURE-A

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-PhD-706

Biological Control of Insect Pest

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-707

Insects of Medical and Veterinary Importance

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-708

Insecticide Resistance and Management

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-709

Molecular Entomology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-710

Recombinant DNA Technology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-711

Advances in Cell and Molecular Biology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-712

Clinical Genetics

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-713

Advances in Bioinformatics

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-714

Ophthalmic Techniques

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-715

Molecular Genetics

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-716

Epidemiology and Public Health

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-717

Pathophysiology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-718

Parasitology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-719

Toxicology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-720

Advances in Molecular Physiology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-721

Molecular Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-722

Diabetology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-723

Physiology of Health, Fitness and Performance

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-724

Toxicology of Organ Systems

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-725

Aquatic Food Security

 

Zoo-PhD-726

Aquaculture and Fisheries Economics

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-727

Water Quality and Fish Management

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-728

Advances in Fish Immunology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-729

Etiology of fish Disease

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-730

Applied Parasitology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-731

Vaccines and immunizations

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-732

Transplantation immunology

 

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-733

Cancer and tumor immunology

 

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-734

Fish immunology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-735

Immunological research techniques

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-736

Applied epidemiology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-737

Advanced epidemiology

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-738

Epidemiological report writing

 

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-739

Communicable disease epidemiology

 

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-740

Non communicable disease epidemiology

 

3(3+0)

Zoo-PhD-741

Food safety

 

3(3+0)