Colleges, schools and various universities promote this subject as a subject of interest by the college and school faculties. Zoology deals with the study of animals and animal kingdom. There are tremendous job opportunities in this discipline. You can work as:- Ecologist, educational lecturer, Field trials officer, Nature conservation officer, Research scientist (life sciences), Biomedical scientist, Environmental manager and Toxicologist. Good communication skills, presentation skills and analytic skills are required to be a zoologist. The pay scale given in this profession varies with the variation in the different disciplines and profession. Jobs in this sector are also tremendous.


To become a zoologist, students should have a bachelor’s degree in the same profession. A Post graduation in the same field of zoology will also be very helpful. Specializing in this stream and continuing your education in the same field or profession is beneficial.

How to become Zoologist

A diploma in zoology is very helpful. Students get to have knowledge on this subject from the school days. Students are taught this subject in the standard 10 and 12 as well. Students can take this as a profession of interest. Good communication skills, good knowledge of the subject, Ability to be well versed with the concepts of zoology will be helpful. Proper knowledge to train the students and provide guidance to them is given at most priority.

Job profile of Zoologist

  • The key responsibility of a zoologist is to have good knowledge of zoology subject.
  • Zoologist can work with number of scientist and with research and development team
  • The key responsibility of a zoologist is to work on different types of animal kingdom species.
  • The key responsibility of a zoologist is to work on the animal kingdom and the conservation of the natural resources and species.

Salary Range for Zoologist

The starting salary of the zoologist starts from Rs 20,000-25,000 per month. It also goes on increasing with the increase in the experience, post and position.

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