B.Sc. Biology: Course Details, Entrance Exam, Top Colleges

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BSc Biology is an Undergraduate 3 Years Course. Knowledge of various science programs, such as ecology, botany, biodiversity, genetics, and the environment. Candidates will learn mainly about organisms, their biological systems and the study of living organisms and their functions throughout the duration of their coursework.

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For candidates who have always been fascinated by scientific research and research work, it is the correct choice. The course focuses mainly on biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, reproductive biology, etc.

B.Sc Biology Eligibility

The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing a BSc (Biology) degree is the qualifying 10+2 or equivalent Science Stream examination with a minimum of 50 percent marks obtained from the country's recognized board in the Biology subject and/or aggregate.

BSc Biology Entrance Exams

  • ITDC Lucknow BSc Admission Test
  • BHU UET (Bio science)
  • DU BSc Entrance Exam (Biological sciences)

B.Sc Biology List of Top Colleges

  • Dayanand College, Ajmer
  • Career College, [CC] Bhopal
  • Rayat Shikshan Sanstha's Dahiwadi College, Satara
  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences, [AIIMS] New Delhi
  • Lal Bahadur Shastri PG College, [LBSPGC] Jaipur
  • Bundelkhand University, Jhansi
  • Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar
  • Mahatma Gandhi Chitrakoot Gramoday Vishwavidyalaya, [MGCGV] Satna
  • MES College of Arts Commerce and Science, [MESCACS] Bangalore
  • Islamia Karimia College, [IKC] Indore

B.Sc Biology Syllabus 

Semester I: Chemistry (Theory), Chemistry (Practical), Light and Life (Theory), Light and Life (Practical), General Elective I (Theory), General Elective I (Practical).

Semester II: Biophysics (Theory), Biophysics (Practical), Biodiversity (Theory), Biodiversity (Practical), General Elective II (Theory), General Elective II (Practical).

Semester III: Protein and Enzymes (Theory), Protein and Enzymes (Practical), Cell Biology (Theory), Cell Biology (Practical), Ecology (Theory), Ecology (Practical), Medical Botany, Bio-fertilizers, Medical Diagnostics.

Semester IV: Systems Physiology (Theory), Systems Physiology (Practical), Molecular Biology (Theory), Molecular Biology (Practical), Metabolism and Integration (Theory), Metabolism and Integration (Practical), Public Health and Management, Biochemical Techniques, Recombinant DNA Technology.

Semester V: Growth and Reproduction (Theory), Growth and Reproduction (Practical),

Genetics (Theory), Genetics (Practical), Natural Resource Management (Theory), Natural Resource Management (Practical), Analytical Techniques in Plant Sciences (Theory), Analytical Techniques in Plant Sciences (Practical), Stress Biology (Theory),

Stress Biology (Practical).

Semester VI: Animal Behaviour and Chrono-Biology (Theory), Animal Behaviour and Chrono-Biology (Practical), Endocrinology (Theory), Endocrinology (Practical), Biomaterials (Theory), Biomaterials (Practical), Microbiology (Theory), Microbiology (Practical), Plant Biochemistry (Theory), Plant Biochemistry (Practical). 

B.Sc Biology Job Prospects

Students with a BSc degree in Biological Science have a broad range of career options to choose from. Students aiming to become lecturers/assistant professors can first go to the same field for higher and research studies, such as MPhil, PhD, and other master's programs, or they can also begin clinical research jobs in hospitals and research organizations.

The areas of employment suitable for holders of a B Sc degree in Biological Science are:

  • Pharma Companies
  • Schools
  • Research Centres
  • Government Hospitals
  • Scientific Research Labs
  • Content Writing (Science Websites)
  • Colleges/ Universities

The job roles that are appropriate for a graduate of biological sciences are listed below:

  • Biological Scientist
  • BioFuels Scientist
  • Associate Professor
  • School Teacher
  • Cell and Molecular Biology Scientist
  • Biology/ Science Teacher
  • Animal Cell Culture Core Instructor
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