Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Life Sciences)

The course is divided into 6 semesters. The marking scheme of this course involves marks scored in theory and practical papers.

There are 4 papers in each semester that is total 24 papers in 3 years.

The scheme of assessment for B. Sc Life Sciences is given below:-

B.Sc. Life Science Course Assessment

Some of main topics that are taught in this course are mentioned below:-

Name of the Subject

Topics

Objective

Chemistry

  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
  • Fundamentals of Organic Chemistry
  • Stereochemistry
  • Aliphatic Hydrocarbons
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Ionic Equilibria
  • Aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Alkyl and Aryl Halides
  • Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers
  • Aldehydes and ketones (aliphatic and aromatic)

This topic helps the students to learn the basics of Chemistry in three parts- physical chemistry, inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry.

Biology

  • Biological systems, evolution and biodiversity
  • Chemical context of living systems
  • Techniques in Biology
  • Cell as a unit of Life
  • Cell Organelles
  • Cell Membrane and Cell Wall
  • Cell Cycle: Interphase, Mitosis and Meiosis

This topic helps students to gain knowledge about the human body and its basic processes.

Mathematics and Statistics

  • Sets
  • Functions and their graphs
  • Points in plane and space and coordinate form
  • Measures of central tendency
  • Measures of dispersion Elementary
  • Probability and basic laws

It helps in development of analytical skills in the individuals who are pursuing this course.

Technical writing and Communication in English / Computational skills

  • Communication
  • Writing Skills
  • Technical Writing: Computer Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Tools Data Representation
  • Networks terminology
  • Multimedia
  • Problem Solving
  • General Awareness

It is a very important topic as it teaches students the basics of technical writing and communication.

Food, Nutrition and Health

  • Basic concept of food and nutrition
  • Functions of food
  • Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Definition and concept of health.
  • Food hygiene

This topic enhances the knowledge of the student in food and nutrition.

Biodiversity

  • Introduction to microbial world and to study its diversity
  • Viruses
  • Prokaryotes
  • Algae
  • Fungi and their allies
  • Protista
  • Porifera
  • Radiata
  • Aceolomates
  • Pseudocoelomates

It gives a person introduction regarding the various life forms.

Introduction to Medical Diagnostics

  • Biomedical basis of Disease
  • Statistical Analysis and Interpretation
  • Analytical Technology
  • Diagnostic Methods

This topic equips a student with the basics of medical diagnostics

Molecular Biology

  • Genetic material
  • Transcription (Prokaryotes and Eukaryotes)
  • Regulation of gene expression
  • Apoptosis (Cell Death) & Cell Renewal
  • Cancer

Molecular biology educates a person about the microscopic organism present in the world.

Applied Biology and Biotechnology

  • Human diseases
  • Food and industrial microbiology
  • Molecular Techniques in Gene manipulation
  • Applications of Biotechnology

It is a subject that enhances the practical skills of the person as it talks about the practical applications of microbiology in today's world.

Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Introduction to Ecology, Community and Ecosystem
  • Population and Community Ecology
  • Biogeography
  • Bioresource management
  • Environmental Issues, Policies and Regulation

This subject helps an individual with the in-depth knowledge of conservation of environment.

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