Department of Animal Sciences

Department of Animal Sciences


The Department of Animal Science at Central University of Himachal Pradesh was started in 2017. Presently department is offering M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Zoology. It offers education and research in entomology, vector borne diseases, fisheries, toxicology, cancer, microbiology, and emerging hill zoonotic diseases. The department is supported by well experienced and qualified faculty and technical staff. The department is actively involved in extension activities, conducting training programs, and serving as subject matter specialist.

Programmes Offered

Degree Duration Intake
M.Sc. (Zoology) 4 Semesters 33

Internship Training Programme

The Department of Animal Science at the Central University of Himachal Pradesh offers a comprehensive internship program that includes training in various applied fields. The program provides hands-on experience in entomology-based courses such as apiculture, sericulture, and integrated pest management. Additionally, the program offers training in aquaculture-based courses such as limnology, aquatic toxicology, and fish physiology, as well as molecular biology courses focusing on cancer research, heavy metal toxicity, and diabetic research. Microbiology-based research courses, including bioremediation and water quality research, are also available. These training programs are designed to provide students with practical skills and knowledge that can be applied in various industries and research settings, and equip them with the tools to contribute to addressing global challenges in their respective fields.

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