Bachelor of Science is one of the most popular academic degree courses among the science students after class 12th. The duration of B.Sc.course ranges from 3 years to 5 years, depending upon the stream. The course is generally of 3 years except for some streams such as Agriculture, Horticulture, Fisheries, and several others. It is a graduate degree course in Science; this can be a part-time or full-time course.
Minimum Educational Qualification Required for B.Sc. Admission
Candidates must have passed/appearing in the class 12th examinations in (PCM/B ) stream with minimum 55% marks in aggregate (50% for SC / ST / OBC category candidates) from any recognized board.
B.Sc. Course Duration
The duration of Bachelor of Science Course spans over a period of 3 years spanning 6 Semesters.
B.Sc. Course Fees
The approximate tuition fee of B.Sc. program in government-funded institutes is 15,000 INR to 25, 000 INR for three years. The total fee for the course will be Rs. 27,000 per year. In private colleges and universities, the B.Sc. course fees is 20,000 to 45,000 for three years.
B.Sc. Admission 2018
Admission is mostly open to all candidates who have chosen science as a subject during 12th standard. Also, each college will have a minimum cut-offs. Only candidates who fulfill those criteriaâ€™s can apply. Preference is given to those with a higher score. Normally no entrance exam is conducted for admission to this course. Entrance exams may be conducted for courses like Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Agriculture or any other Professional B.Sc. Courses.
B.Sc. Selection Procedure
Admission to the three years under the graduate programme is done on the basis of candidate's marks obtained in the qualifying examination. In some streams, admission is done on the basis of score obtained in the entrance test conducted by the University. The entrance test is conducted usually around the month of May every year.
B.Sc. Employment Areas
After successful completion of the B.Sc. course, Candidates can find lucrative job opportunities in the below-mentioned areas:
- Educational Institutions
- Schools and Colleges
- Home Tuitions
- Private Tuitions
- Space Research Institutes
- Testing Laboratories
B.Sc. Job Types
- Teacher & Lecturer
- Assist. Research Scientist
- Drug Safety Associate
- Forensic Science Specialist
- Pharmacovigilance Expert
- Quality Analyst
Salaries Offered For a B.Sc. Graduate
The starting salary in this course may range from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 30,000. Some professional B.Sc. courses like IT, Computer Science, Agriculture, and Horticulture and several others have the very good scope and pay a handsome salary to the deserving students.