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1 UNIVERSITY OF CALCUTTA SYLLABI F O R THREE-YEAR HONOURS & GENERAL DEGREE COURSES OF STUDIES ZOOLOGY 2010
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2 w.e.f. 2010-11 Syllabus for three years B.Sc.(Honours Course ) in Zoology, University of Calcutta, 2010 ______________________________________________________________________ University of Calcutta Syllabus structure for B.Sc. (Hons) Zoology ______________________________________________________________________ Marks Part 1 Paper-I Unit-1 ZHT 01. Animal diversity I: Non-chordate 50 Unit-II ZHT 02. Cell Biology & Genetics 50 Paper-II Unit- I ZHT 03. Animal Physiology & Biochemistry 50 Unit-II ZHP 04. Laboratory course I [Gr. A=25 + Gr. B =25) 50 200 ______________________________________________________________________ Part II Paper -III Unit I ZHT 05. Animal diversity II. Chordate 50 Unit-II ZHT 06. Histology, Endocrinology & Reproductive Biology 50 Paper -IV Unit-I ZHT 07. Developmental Biology 50 Unit-II ZHP 08. Laboratory course II [Gr. A=25 + Gr. B=25] 50 ______________________________________________________________________ 200 Part III Paper -V Unit-I. ZHT –09. Microbiology, Parasitology Immunology 50 Unit- II ZHT –10. Molecular Biology and Biotechnology 50 Paper-VI Unit- I ZHT -11. Evolution, Systematics & Animal behavior 50 Unit-II ZHT -12. Ecology and Environmental Biology 50 Paper -VII Unit I ZHT -13. Applied Zoology and Biostatistics 50 Unit-II ZHP -14. Laboratory course-III 50 Paper-VIII Unit-I ZHP -15. Laboratory Course- IV 50 Unit-II ZHP -16. Laboratory Course -V 50 400 ______________________________________________________________________ Total 800
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3 Detailed Syllabus Part –1 Theory –150 and Practical –50 Paper I Unit- 1. ZHT 01 Animal diversity I : Nonchordate Full Marks 50 (Lectures 60) 1. Distinguishing characters & classification of Protozoa (up to Phyla) [Levine et al, 1980] Special Features a) Morphology: Paramoecium sp . b) Movement: i)Amoeboid movement in Amoeba , ii)Ciliary movement of Paramoecium sp and iii) flagellar movement in Euglena, c) Reproduction: Paramoecium sp. with special reference to conjugation 2 Distinguishing characters and classification of Phylum Porifera up to class Special feature : Canal system in Porifera and its evolutionary significance 3 Distinguishing characters and classification of Phylum Cnidaria up to class Special feature : i) Polymorphism in Siphonophores, ii) Coral reefs (types, theories on coral reef formation, distribution with reference to India and conservation) 4. Symmetry and Coelom- types with examples 5. Distinguishing characters and classification of Phylum Platyhelminthes up to class 6. Form and function and classification of Phyla Aschelminthes and Nematoda 7. Distinguishing characters and classification of Phylum Annelida up to class 8. Metamerism in Annelida 9. Distinguishing characters and classification of Phylum Arthropoda up to class Special feature: Respiration in A rthropoda (a)Terrestrial : Periplanata , scorpion, spider, b) Aquatic : Prawn, Kingcrab): Organ structures and mechanism
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