List Of Best Career Options- Zoologist And Eligibility


It is estimated that there are approximately 8.7 million species of plants, fungi, and animals on Earth and the role of a zoologist is to study various species in their habitats. Coming to the end of atoz career options this is the last but one of the most booming career options for students who love animals.

It is important to note that the duration and eligibility of a particular course may vary from university to university or college to college.


Zoologists and wildlife biologists study animal behavior in various environments. They observe and measure the physical characteristics of various species, monitor their diet, track migration patterns and reproduction rates, and address any threats they may be facing.

Courses Available

  • B.Sc in Zoology
  • B.Sc in Biology
  • B.Sc in Biochemistry
  • B.Sc in Genetics
  • B.Sc in Ecology


The students are required to complete a 10+2 level of education in chemistry- biology with an aggregate of 50 percent of marks or equivalent to it from a recognized board. 

Skill Set Required

Problem-Solving Ability
Technical skill
Critical thinking
Communication skill

Types of Zoologist

  1. Primatologists: They study both living and extinct primates.
  2. Ethologists: They research animals in their natural environment and their distinct behavioral patterns.
  3. Wildlife Biologists: While studying animals’ behaviors, they also keep track of disease and nutrition, prepare and conduct population surveys
  4. Herpetologists: They research them in their natural habitat to assess disease and pollution risks, as well as to learn about their behaviors, physiologies, growth, and genetics.
  5. Entomologist: A study of insects and examine the nutrition, ecology, and behavior of the insect. 
  6. Ornithologists: They research the behavior, flight and movement trends, environments, physiology, reproductive rates, and even the chirps of birds.
  7. Ichthyologists: They research the behavior, developmental patterns, and reproductive habits of all fish species.
  8. Cetologists: Cetaceans include whales, dolphins, and porpoises, and cetology is the branch of science dedicated to the study of these marine mammals.
  9. Paleozoologists: They look at and study bones, horns, feathers, and soft tissues from extinct and living animals.

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