B.Sc. - Bachelor of Science

BSc is an undergraduate course offered at almost all universities in India. Students with an academic qualification of Class XII can pursue BSc course in different branches.

Bachelor of Science (BSc) offers theoretical as well as practical knowledge about different subject areas. These subject areas usually include any one of the main Science fields (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) and other fields depending on the specialisation a student opts.

Pursuing a BSc course is most beneficial for students who have a strong interest and background in Science and Mathematics. The course is also beneficial for students who wish to pursue multi and inter-disciplinary science careers in future.

With the advancements in the field of science and technology, this course has become an inevitable course in colleges of India. Students with academic background of science at their 10+2 level can pursue this course in different branches. In this field of science, undergraduates are taught to acquire higher level of understanding using scientific analysis, experimentation and application of scientific principles to solve various scientific issues.


Any student who has successfully completed H.S.C (Higher Secondary) examination or class 12 with mandatory subjects being Physics, Chemistry and third subjects being Mathematics or Biology or both from any recognized school or college can opt for Bachelor of Science.

Course Duration — 3 Years

Admission Procedure

Though different colleges have different admission procedures for this course, but there are no entrance tests for admissions in B.Sc. Admissions are granted to the students on the basis of their merits.

Career Prospects

After completion of three years as Bachelor of Science, one can work in a wide variety of areas that include both science and non-science fields. Apart from government´s research jobs, science graduates can also work or find jobs in business, marketing and other technical fields. In fact these days, science graduates are also being recruited in the banking sectors to serve as customers service executives.

Courses Offered under Bachelor of Science

B.Sc in Agriculture

B.Sc in Animation

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 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

B.Sc. Course Suitability

Candidates with good stimulating curiosity and promoting scientific discovery are good suit for it. Candidates willing for increasingly inter and multi-disciplinary science careers are also suitable. Students' who are working on cutting-edge research are the first ones to benefit from that research.


B.Sc. graduates are not limited to just science based fields they can work in a wide variety of non- scientific areas as well.
Apart from research and government jobs, science graduates can also find jobs in business, marketing, technical writing, banking sector etc.

Bachelor of Science Jobs include Biology Researcher, Chemist, Dairy Technologist, Doctor, Ecologist, Geneticist, Lecturer, Laboratory Technician, Marine Geologists, Oceanographers, Pharmacist, Plant Biochemist, Science Adviser, Taxonomist, Toxicologist etc.

Employment Areas

Agriculture Industry


Biotechnology Firms

Chemical Industry

Educational Institutes

Environmental Management and Conservation

Forensic Crime Research

Food Institutes

Forest Services

Geological Survey Departments

Health Care Providers

Industrial Laboratories

Oil Industry

Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Industry

Research Firms

Seed and Nursery Companies

Space Research Institutes

Testing Laboratories

Wildlife and Fishery Departments

Waste-water Plants

Job Types

Teacher & Lecturer

Research Scientist

Drug Safety Associate

Forensic Science Specialist

Pharmacovigilance Expert

Quality Analyst