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Top BSc Courses To Accelerate Your Career in India

Bachelor of Science (BSc), is a much sought after course for students who have completed their 10+2 level. It is considered as a foundation course for students who want to build a career in science. There are a variety of courses offered in BSc at all major universities in India. A few of these popular BSc courses are – BSc in Computer Science, BSc Physics, BSc Biotechnology, BSc Mathematics, and much more.

Of the two options – BSc Honours and BSc General, BSc Honours is a more advanced course focussing on one subject, whereas BSc General focuses on the whole general topic of science. BSc Honours is offered as a full-time course, but BSc general can be either full-time or part-time.

There are multiple options in terms of further career opportunities as well as higher studies for BSc graduates. One of the highly preferred higher study courses is the Master of Sciences (MSc). Students who have completed their BSc from reputed colleges or universities in India have been recruited by top MNCs all over the world.

BSc Eligibility

The BSc course eligibility criteria states – candidates must pass their 10+2 with a minimum of 50-60% from a recognized board.

However, the minimum percentage is subject to variation, depending upon the requirements of the institution you choose to apply to.

Most of the colleges provide BSc admissions based on the marks obtained in 10+2. Each university may have its own cut-off, and some colleges conduct their own entrance exam to filter out the applicants.

BSc Curriculum

Amongst the long list of BSc Courses, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Computer Science are the most popular ones. The curriculum does vary depending upon the institution and the board, but the basics are the same. This course also features practical hours on various subjects.

Since BSc is a popular course in India, there are some BSc courses that are highly preferred by the students. Here are the most popular BSc courses

1. BSc Computer Science
2. BSc Nursing
3. BSc IT (Information Technology)
4. BSc Fashion Design
5. BSc Hospitality
6. BSc Animation
7. BSc Biotechnology
8. BSc Agriculture
9. BSc Home Science
10. BSc Forestry
12. BSc Food Technology
13. BSc Physiotherapy
BSc Interior Design

BSc Career Options

Students who have opted for BSc General can choose to go into teaching, marketing or banking. BSc Honours students can go into their respective fields – for instance, a BSc (Honours) Physics graduate can become a technical analyst or lab technician. It is, however, advisable to go for higher studies to boost your career opportunities as well as to add better value to your profile.

Employment sectors for BSc Graduates

1. Health
2. Banking
3. Business
4. Educational Institutes
6. Pharmaceutical companies
7. Research organizations
8. Testing Laboratory

The various job profiles open to BSc graduates are

1. Scientist
2. Research
3. Teacher
4. Technical Content Writer
5. Lab Assistant
6. Technical Analyst
7. Consultant

Initially, BSc graduates can earn up to INR 30,000 per month, and with prolonged experience in the field, they may earn up to INR 60,000-80,000 per month.


BSc courses are very popular amongst 10+2 graduates. And with rapid advancements in technology, this course is seeing a more populous turnout than ever.

This course is best suited for anyone looking to build a strong career in science. There are many reputed universities and colleges that provide BSc courses.

About Manipal

Manipal Academy of Higher education (MAHE) is a global institute of repute. Besides courses in various other fields, here are some of the popular ones that students opt for. Click on the course of your interest to find out more about it.

B Tech EngineeringBSC NursingB PharmMBBSBDSBSc AnimationBA Media & CommunicationBHM, and BA Culinary

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