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Academic Programs

BS (4-year) Zoology

SCHEME OF STUDY

BS (4-year) Zoology
2014 and onward
YEAR 1
SEMESTER-I            

Course No

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-101

Language in use

3(3+0)

CC/Isl-101

Islamic Education

2(2+0)

Maj/Zoo-101

Principles in Animal Life

4(3+1)

Min/Bot-101

Morphology of Plants

4(3+1)

Min/Chem-101

Or Min/Geo-101

General Inorganic chemistry/ Physical Geography-I

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-102

Pakistan studies

2(2+0)

Maj/Zoo-102

Principles of Genetics and Evolution

4(3+1)

Min/Bot-102

Diversity of Plants

4(3+1)

Min/Chem-102

Or Min/Geo-102

Physio-Organic Chemistry –I/ Physical Geography II

4(3+1)

Total Credits

 

17

 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 or Min/Chem-201

or Min/Geog-201

Plant Physiology/ Physico-Organic Chemistry II/ Human Geography

4(3+1)

Total Credits

 

17

 SEMESTER-IV

Course Code

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

 SEMESTER-V

Course Code

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 Code

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 Behavior

2(2+0)

Total Credits

 

15

SEMESTER-VII

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Zoo-401

Evolution and Principles of Systematics

3(2+1)

Maj/Zoo-402

Zoogeography and Paleontology

3(2+1)

Maj/Zoo-403

Special Subject I (Paper A)

4(3+1)

Maj/Zoo-404

Special Subject II (Paper A)

4(3+1)

Maj/Zoo-405

Research Methodologies

2(2+0)

Total Credits

 

16

 SEMESTER-VIII

Course Code

Course Title

Credits

Maj/Zoo-406

Elective Subject

3(2+1)

Maj/Zoo-407

Special Subject I (Paper B)

4(3+1)

Maj/Zoo-408

Special  Subject II (Paper B)

4(3+1)

Res/Zoo-401

Thesis

6

Total Credits

 

17

List of Special Subjects

  1. Entomology

  2. Endocrinology

  3. Physiology

  4. Parasitology

  5. Microbiology

  6. Fisheries and Aquaculture

  7. Molecular Biology

  8. Laboratory Management Practices

  9. Environmental Sciences

  10. Genetics

  11. Bioinformatics

  12. Toxicology

* Specialization will be offered according to specialization requested by the student and availability of the faculty.

 List of Elective Subjects

  1. Immunology

  2. Fundamentals of Microbiology

  3. Conservation Biology

  4. Medical Biotechnology

  5. Insects of Veterinary and Medical Importance

  6. Hematology

  7. Restoration Ecology and Sustainable Development

  8. Bioinformatics

M.Sc (2-year-Self-supporting Program) Zoology

SCHEME OF STUDY
M.Sc (2-year-Self-supporting Program) Zoology
2014 and onward
YEAR 1
SEMESTER-I                              

Course No     

Course Title

Credits

CC/Eng-201

Communication Skills

3 (3+0)

M.Sc./Zoo-301

Cell and Molecular Biology-I

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-302

General Biochemistry-I

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-303

General Physiology-I

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-304

Economic Zoology

2 (2+0)

M.Sc./Zoo-305

Ecology& wildlife

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-306

Biology and Ecology of vectors of public health importance

3 (2+1)

Total Credits

20

SEMESTER-II

Course No     

        Course Title                                          

Credits

M.Sc./Zoo-307

Cell and Molecular Biology-II

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-308

General Biochemistry-II

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-309

General Physiology-II

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-310

Developmental Biology

4 (3+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-311

Animal Behavior

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-312

Genetics

4 (3+1)

Total Credits

20

YEAR 2
SEMESTER-III

Course No     

        Course Title                                          

Credits

M.Sc./Zoo-401

Aquaculture and Fisheries

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-402

Evolution & Principles of Systematics

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-403

Zoogeography & Paleontology

4 (3+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-404

Microbiology

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-405

Biostatistics

2 (2+0)

M.Sc./Zoo-406

Skills and Research Methodology

3 (3+0)

Total Credits

18

SEMESTER-IV 

Course No     

Course Title

Credits

M.Sc./Zoo-407

Protozoology

4 (3+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-408

Advanced Instrumental Techniques

4 (3+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-409

Introduction to Environment

4 (3+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-410

Fundamentals of Bioinformatics

3 (2+1)

M.Sc./Zoo-411

Research Project (Thesis) OR Internship

    6

Total Credits

21

MS (2-year) Zoology

SCHEME OF STUDY
MS (2-year) Zoology
2014-2016 and Onward 

Area of Specializations

  1. Entomology

  2. Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics

  3. Pathophysiology and Parasitology

  4. Fisheries and Aquaculture

  5. Physiology and Endocrinology

YEAR-1
SEMESTER-I

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-C-501

Advanced instrumental Techniques

4(1+3)

Zoo-C-502

Molecular Biology

4(1+3)

Zoo-EC-501

Immunology

4(1+3)

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 SEMESTER-II

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

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)

Zoo-5*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to Specialization

3(3+0)

 

Total Credit Hours

12

 YEAR-II
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 Students from Annexure –A” on the availability of faculty member expertise and number of students.

** Research will be offered in 3rd Semester.

ANNEXURE A
LIST OF COURSES
Area of Specialization: (Entomology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Ento-501

Research Methods in Entomology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Ento-502

Insects of Medical Importance

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, 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

Microbial Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Mol.Bio-505

Clinical Bacteriology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Mol.Bio-506

Molecular Mechanism of Antimicrobial Drugs

3(3+0)

Zoo-Mol.Bio-507

Recombinant DNA Technology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Mol.Bio-508

Industrial Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Mol.Bio-509

Advanced Molecular Genetics

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

Molecular Entomology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Patho-503

Research Methods in Entomology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Patho-504

Protozoolgy

3(3+0)

Zoo-Patho-505

Helminthology and Host-Parasite Relationships

3(2+1)

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: (Physiology and Endocrinology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-Physio-501

Clinical Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Physio-502

Gastroenteropancreatic Physiology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Physio-503

General Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Zoo-Physio-504

Hepatic Physiology

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)

PhD Zoology

SCHEME OF STUDY
PhD Zoology
2014-Onward

Areas of Specialization

  1. Entomology

  2. Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics

  3. Pathophysiology and Parasitology

  4. Fisheries and Aquaculture

  5. Physiology and Endocrinology

YEAR-1
SEMESTER-I

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-7*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to specialization

(3+0)

Zoo-7*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to specialization

(3+0)

Zoo-7*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to specialization

(3+0)

 

Total credit hours

9

 SEMESTER-II

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Zoo-7*

Research Reading-I

(3+0)

Zoo-7*

Research Reading-II

(3+0)

Zoo-7*

Choose from “Annexure-A” according to specialization

(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 expertise and the number of students.

ANNEXURE A
LIST OF COURSES
Area of Specialization (Entomology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Z-Ento-701

Advances in Biological Control

3(3+0)

Z-Ento-702

Insects of Medical and Veterinary Importance

3(3+0)

Z-Ento-703

Insecticide Resistance

3(3+0)

Z-Ento-704

Molecular Entomology

3(3+0)

Z-Ento-705

Research Methods in Entomology

3(3+0)

Z-Ento-706

Physiology and Chemical Ecology of Insects

3(3+0)

Area of Specialization (Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Genetics)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Z-Mol.Bio-701

Advanced Genetic Engineering

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-702

Bacterial Microbiology

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-703

Molecular Mechanism Of Antimicrobial Drugs

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-704

Industrial Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-705

Microbial Biotechnology

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-706

Recombinant DNA Technology

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-707

Clinical Genetics

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-708

Ophthalmic Techniques

3(3+0)

Z-Mol.Bio-709

Advances in Cell and Molecular Biology

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization (Pathophysiology and Parasitology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Z-Patho-701

Epidemiology and Public Health

3(3+0)

Z-Patho-702

Pathophysiology

3(3+0)

Z-Patho-703

Parasitology

3(3+0)

Z-Patho-704

Toxicology

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization (Fisheries and Aquaculture)

Course No

Course Title

Credit  Hours

Z-Aqua-701

Aquatic Food Security

3(3+0)

Z-Aqua-702

Advances in Fish Physiology

3(3+0)

Z-Aqua-703

Etiology of Fish Diseases

3(3+0)

z-Aqua-704

Advances in Fish Immunology

3(3+0)

 Area of Specialization (Physiology and Endocrinology)

Course No

Course Title

Credit Hours

Z-Physio-701

Advances in Immunology

3(3+0)

Z-Physio-702

Advances in Reproductive Physiology

3(3+0)

Z-Physio-703

Clinical Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Z-Physio-704

Hepatic Physiology

3(3+0)

Z-Physio-705

Advances in Molecular Physiology

3(3+0)

Z-Physio-706

Molecular Endocrinology

3(3+0)

Z-Physio-707

Neuroendocrinology

3(3+0)

Z-Physio-708

Physiology of Excitable Cells

3(3+0)