Department of Zoology has been established in 2004 at Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur in order to meet old demands of people of upper Sindh, especially Sukkur and Larkana division. At present department offers B.S (Four Years) Programme and M.Sc. Programme for B.Sc. (Pass) side students. This field of knowledge is an important part of biological sciences and comprises many subject which are directly linked to boost up the economy of our country. There are various fields of Zoology, which have economic importance proposed to be taught in the syllabus of Bachelor of Science (Four Years) Programme & M.Sc. Programme these are: Biotechnology Endocrinology, entomology, Genetics, Developmental Biology, Parasitology, Wild life management & conservation and Environmental Biology.
All the fields mentioned above have direct role in proper functioning of life. The knowledge can be effectively used for the betterment of mankind. In a very short time department is equipped with Laboratories & Museum. In future, the opportunities are lying to introduce M.S, M.Phil & Ph.D Programme