LNMU B.Sc Part 1 Syllabus Zoology (Honours)

LNMU B.Sc Part 1 Syllabus Zoology (Honours): Lalit Narayana Mithila University B.Sc. UG part – 1 Syllabus Zoology (Honours). Paper – 1 & Paper – 2.

LNMU B.Sc Part 1 Syllabus Zoology (Honours)

Zoology (Honours) Paper-1

In all 08 questions to be set, four from each group. 5 questions are to be answered. Selecting at least two from each group.

Group-A ( Animal Diversity – 1)

1. Classification: Silent features and classification of major invertebrate phyla up to orders.

2. Protozoa:

A. Structure and life cycle of paramecium : structure, life cycle and pathogenicity of trypanosoma gambiense and entamoeba histolytica.

B. Nutrition

C. Reproduction

3. Evolution of metazoa.

4. Canal system in sponges.

5. Cnidaria : Morphology and life history of obelia, polymorphism, corals and coral reefs.

6. Ctenophora : Structure and affinities.

7. Platyhelminthes : Structure, life cycle and pathogenicity of Taenia, solium, Parasitic adaptations.

8. Nemathelminthes : structure, life cycle and pathogenicity of Ascaris lumbricoides and Wuchereria bancrofti.

9. Annelida : Haemocoelomic system in leech and Excretory system in annelida.

10. Mollusca: torsion and detorsion in Gastropods. Pearl formation.

11. Echinodermata : water and vascular system in starfish. Larval forms.

LNMU B.Sc Part 1 Syllabus Zoology (Honours)

Group – B (Environmental biology and animal behaviour)

1. Laws of limiting factors.

2. Ecosystem: Types and components of freshwater ecosystem. Food chain, food web, ecological pyramids and energy flow through an ecosystem.

3. Biodiversity and conservation of wild life.

4. Toxicology : definition, types of toxicants and their nature.

5. Ethology: concept, origin and historical background.

6. Learning: types of learning, Mechanism of learning.

7. Social behaviour in insects.

8. Rain water harvesting.

9. Pheromones.

10 Altruism and selfishness.

LNMU B.Sc Part 1 Syllabus Zoology (Honours)

Zoology (Honours) Paper-1

In all 08 questions to be set, four from each group. Five questions are to be answered, selecting at least two from each group.

Group-A (animal diversity 2)

1. Origin of chordates.

2. Protochordata : general characters and classification of hemichordata, urochordata and Cephalochordata, Retrogressive metamorphosis in Herdmania.

3. Agnatha : general characters and classification of Cyclostomes, Petromyzon.

4. Pisces : general characters and chondrichthyes and Osteichthyes and classification of to order, migration and respiration.

5. Amphibia : General characters and classification upto order. Origin, Parental care, Neoteny.

6. Reptilia : General characters and classification upto order. Biting mechanism in snake. Skeletal peculiarities of Chelonia.

7. Aves : general characters and classification upto order. Flight adaptations. Origin and migration of birds.

8. Mammals: general characters and affinities of Prototheria and Metatheria. Adaptive radiation and Definition.

LNMU B.Sc Part 1 Syllabus Zoology (Honours)

Group – B (Developmental biology)

1. Gametogenesis, spermatogenesis and oogenesis.

2. Types of eggs.

3. Fertilization.

4. Types of patterns of cleavage.

5. Fate maps in Frog and Chick up to the formation of three germinal layers.

6. Gastrulation in frog and chick upto formation of three germinal layers.

7. Extra-embryonic membranes in birds.

8. Structure, types and functions of Placenta.

9. Elementary knowledge of primary organizer.

10. Parthenogenesis.