BSc or Bachelor of Science is an undergraduate course of 3 years. Students willing to have a career in the field of Science, Research and Technology can pursue this course.
With focus given on various areas like Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, etc, there are endless job opportunities for these graduates.
The minimum eligibility to pursue BSc is to have a percentage of 50% or more from any recognized board in higher secondary level. The general and most common way of admission to this course is on the basis of merit.
However, some popular colleges like Aligarh Muslim University, IISER, Orissa University Agriculture and Technology, etc. do conduct their own entrances. Popular colleges offering BSc courses are Miranda House, Hindu College, St. Stephen’s, Madras Christian College, etc.
The average cost of studying this course is INR 20,000 to 50,000.
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BSc degree holders witness various jobs in popular industries like Food Institutes, Research and Development, Hospitals, Biotechnology Firms, Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Production, etc. Some of the job roles offered to these students are Science Adviser, Teacher, Biology Researcher, Laboratory Technician, Clinical Research Specialists, etc.
With an average annual salary offered of INR 2 to 5 Lakhs, some of the top recruiters of this field are Wipro Technologies Ltd, Accenture Technology Solutions,Cognizant Technology Solutions, Computer Sciences Corporation [CSC], etc.
There is hardly any limitation of job roles available for these aspirants. Starting from the role of a Teacher, Technical Writer, Science Adviser, Laboratory Technician to Biology Researcher, Clinical Research Specialist, Biostatistician, Geneticist, Toxicologist and more, there are plenty of job opportunities available to explore.
With an average salary of INR 2 to 5 LPA, here are some of the common BSc jobs, along with the job description and packages offered.
|Job Profile||Job Description||Average Salary (INR)|
|Clinical Research Associate||These professionals collect and organize data gathered during studies, such as biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. They coordinate and process results gained from long-term testing of drugs, products and medical procedures.||4.5-5.5 LPA|
|Statistician||The main job of Statisticians revolves around processing the data using different mathematical models and software to help his/her employer in the research or business.||6-7 LPA|
|Science Consultant||They are the ones who are responsible for giving suggestions and knowledge on various fields of science to any organizations.||4-5 LPA|
|Teacher||A Teacher of Science mainly works in any educational institution and teaches various subjects of science to students.||2-3 LPA|
|Scientific Assistant||Scientific Assistants are the one who is responsible in helping the Scientists in their work by analysing data and managing administration||2.5-3.5 LPA|
|Lab Chemist||A Lab Chemist performs the duty of researching various aspects of human life in a laboratory with various solutions and samples.||3-4 LPA|
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After successfully completing BSc course, aspirants get various choices in terms of industries available to get a high paid job. The table below shows few of the most popular employment areas available for these graduates.
|Industrial Laboratories||Agriculture Industry|
|Research and Development||Chemical Industry|
|Biotechnology Firms||Geological Survey Departments|
|Forest Services||Disease Research|
|Genetic Research||Educational Institutes|
|Environmental Management and Conservation||Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Production|
|Diagnostic Laboratories||Wastewater Plants|
|Wildlife and Fishery Departments||Health Care Providers|
Every year a large number of top recruiters hire BSc degree holders by offering them an average pay of not less than INR 2 to 5 LPA. Some of the top recruiters of this field are tabulated below.
|Wipro Technologies Ltd.||Accenture Technology Solutions|
|HCL Technologies Ltd.||Cognizant Technology Solutions|
|IBM India Private Limited||Genpact|
|Ernst & Young [EY]||Computer Sciences Corporation [CSC]|
|HP India private limited||Apollo|
After successfully completing BSc, one can either make a prosperous career in any of the above job fields or can study further. Courses like MSc. MBA and various professional diploma programs in the field of pharma, medical, physics, statistics, banking, education etc, are popular to choose after the completion of BSc.