Bachelor of Science

Stream Science
Course Type Degree
Duration 3 Years

Bachelor of Science (BSc) is an undergraduate degree course usually of three years duration. It is a popular course choice among Science students after Class 12th. BSc or Bachelor of Science is a course for students who wish to make a career in science and research.

The course is considered as a foundation course for students who want to make their career in the field of Science. It is offered in a variety of Science subjects at a majority of universities in India. Some of the BSc courses that students usually choose to pursue after Class 12th are BSc Physics, BSc Computer Science, BSc Chemistry, BSc Biology, BSc Mathematics, and so on.

A BSc course is pursued as both a full-time or part-time course. Students can prefer to pursue plain BSc or BSc (Honours). The course is most apt for students having a strong interest and background in Science and Mathematics. The course is also beneficial for students who wish to pursue multi and interdisciplinary science careers in future.

After the completion of a BSc degree, candidates can opt to pursue Master of Science (MSc) or even secure admission in a professional job-oriented course.

List of Courses in B.Sc:

B.Sc in Agriculture

B.Sc in Anthropology
B.Sc in Biochemistry
B.Sc in Bioinformatics
B.Sc in Biology Biomedical Life Sciences
B.Sc in Biotechnology
B.Sc in Botany
B.Sc in Computer Science
B.Sc in Environmental Science

B.Sc in Animation

B.Sc in Exercise and Sport Science
B.Sc in Home Science
B.Sc in Information Technology
B.Sc in Library Science
B.Sc in Microbiology
B.Sc in Nutrition and Dietetics
B.Sc in Statistics
B.Sc in Zoology

Entrance Exams:

  • IISER IAT 2020: IISER stands for Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research

  • CG PAT: Entrance examination conducted by Chhattisgarh Professional Examination Board, Raipur. 

  • GSAT Exam: Offered by GITAM University.

  • OUAT Exam: Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology entrance examination

  • NEST 2020: The National Entrance Screening Test

  • BHU UET 2020: Banaras Hindu University.

  • AMU Entrance Test : Aligarh Muslim University holds AMU Entrance Exam

  • SAAT Exam: SAAT, a national level exam conducted by Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (SOA) University 

  • NMIMS-NPAT: Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies 

Top Institutes:

  • Miranda House, New Delhi

  • Hindu College, New Delhi

  • St. Stephens, New Delhi

  • Madras Christian College,Chennai

  • Loyola College, Chennai

  • Kirori Mal College, New Delhi

  • Hansraj College, New Delhi

  • Department Of Science, Christ University, Bengaluru

Career Prospects:

Jobs for B.Sc graduates aren't just restricted within the field of science but also they are able to explore other areas like management, engineering, law etc. Apart from the research jobs, students can also work or get jobs in Marketing, Business & Other technical fields. Science graduates are also recruited in the bank sector to work as customer service executives. Students can also find employment in government sectors. The salary of an individual in this field depends on which field he is working; some professional B.Sc. courses like IT and Computer Science have very good scope and pay a handsome salary to the deserving students. The starting salary in the field may range from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 30,000.

  • In order to meet BSc eligibility criteria candidates should clear Class 12th in Science stream with minimum 50% - 60% aggregate marks from a recognised board.

  • Admission to the course is offered on a merit basis mostly, but few universities also conduct entrances like BHU UET, NEST 2020, NMIMS-NPAT, etc.

  • The age limit for BSc courses is minimum or  above 18 years.

  • The students must have core subjects like  Maths, Physics, Chemistry and Biology in their Higher Secondary level.

Entrance Exam - Bachelor of Science
Exam Name Grade Level Exam Date
NEST UG/PG 18th July 2022
IISER Aptitude Test (IAT) UG/PG 17th June 2023