Full Form of BSC

BSC Full Form

BSC stands for Bachelor of Science. In the field of science and research, B.Sc. is among the most common and preferable courses. There are many specializations in the course that a student can choose as per his/her interest. This makes the program very diverse. Those who want to be a scientist or want to make their career in research work can pursue this most basic 3 years program. There are various subjects in the curriculum. These subjects are based on the field of study that is opted by the student. This curriculum or course structure contains both theoretical and practical knowledge. It helps the students in getting an all-around science education.

For students who have Physics, Chemical, and Maths (PCM) in 12th:

B.Sc. PhysicsB.Sc. Chemistry
B.Sc. MathematicsB.Sc. Information Technology & Software
B.Sc. InstrumentationB.Sc. Polymer Science
B.Sc. Computer ScienceB.Sc. Physical Science
B.Sc. Industrial ChemistryB.Sc. Electronics
B.Sc. AnimationB.Sc. Fashion Designing
B.Sc. GeographyB.Sc. Hospitality and Travel
B.Sc. Nautical ScienceB.Sc. Interior Design
B.Sc. Hotel ManagementB.Sc. Aeronautical Science
B.Sc. AviationB.Sc. Astrophysics
B.Sc. AudiologyB.Sc. Perfusion Technology

For students who have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (PCB) in 12th:

B.Sc. BiologyB.Sc. Microbiology
B.Sc. NursingB.Sc. Biotechnology
B.Sc. Agriculture and Dairy ScienceB.Sc. Geology
B.Sc. Biological ScienceB.Sc. Anthropology
B.Sc. Biomedical ScienceB.Sc. Physiotherapy
B.Sc. Physical ScienceB.Sc. Genetics
B.Sc. Occupational TherapyB.Sc. Medical Lab Technology
B.Sc. BotanyB.Sc. Horticulture
B.Sc. ForestryB.Sc. Optometry
B.Sc. Environmental ScienceB.Sc. Nutrition and Dietetics
B.F.Sc. (Fisheries Science)B.V.Sc. (Veterinary Science)
B.Sc. Food TechnologyB.Sc. Forensic Science
B.Sc. ZoologyB.Sc. Home Science
B.Sc. ImmunologyB.Sc. Operation Theatre Technology

The students who have Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Biology (PCMB) in 12th can opt for all these courses.

Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria required to pursue BSc may vary from university to university. But the basic criteria is that the candidate should be passed intermediate in Science stream from a recognized board and have a minimum aggregate percentage of 50-60%.

Some popular B.Sc. entrance exams in the country are:

  • Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Aptitude Test  (IISER AT)
  • Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test (BHU UET)
  • Madhya Pradesh Pre-Agricultural Test (MP PAT)
  • Indian Council of Agriculture Research, All India Entrance Examination Admission for Under Graduate ICAR (AIEEA-UG)
  • Aligarh Muslim University Entrance Exam (AMUEE)
  • Punjab Agricultural University Common Entrance Test (PAU CET)

Required Skillset

BSc is the most common course for those candidates who want to build their careers in the field of science. A basic skill set that the candidate must have to pursue BSc include:

  • Problem-solving skills
  • Research skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Experimental skills
  • Observation skills
  • Scientific skills
  • Logical skills

Course Curriculum

Some of the most popular subjects in which a student pursues B.Sc. are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. These are also the core subjects of B.Sc. Program in which all major subjects of science are included. Here, an overview of all these subjects is given:

MechanicsElectricity and Magnetism
Technical Writing & Communication in EnglishMicroprocessors & Computer Programming
Oscillations & WavesThermal Physics
Mathematical Analysis & StatisticsNumerical Analysis
Quantum Mechanics and ApplicationsAtomic and Molecular Physics
Statistical MechanicsSolid State Physics
Kinetic Theory and ThermodynamicsElements of Modern Physics
Mathematical PhysicsWaves and Optics
ChemistryDigital Systems and Applications
Digital ElectronicsMathematics
OpticsElectronic Devices
Electromagnetic TheoryNuclear & Particle Physics
Mechanics and Wave MotionAnalog Systems and Applications
Inorganic Chemistry
Periodic PropertiesChemical Bonding
p-block ElementsAtomic Structure
s-block ElementsChemistry of Noble Gasses
Organic Chemistry
Alkenes, Cycloalkanes, Dienes, and AlkynesStereochemistry of Organic Compounds
Mechanism of Organic ReactionsStructure and Bonding
Arenes and AromaticityAlkanes and Cycloalkanes
Alkyl and Aryl Halides
Physical Chemistry
Solid StatesLiquid State
Chemical Kinetics and CatalysisMathematical Concepts
Colloidal StatesGaseous State
Differential EquationsAbstract Algebra
Data Structures and Operating SystemsLinear Programming and its Applications
Complex AnalysisNumerical Analysis
Vector AnalysisReal Analysis
CalculusAnalytical Solid Geometry
Sequences & Series of Real NumbersRing Theory and Linear Algebra
Basic Statistics & ProbabilitiesMatrices
Theory of FunctionsDiscrete Mathematics

Career Options

Research analystLecturers
Education consultantTeachers
Drug safety associateCounsellor
Scientific assistantTechnical writer/editor
BiostatisticianClinical Research Manager
AnesthesiologistPlant biochemist
Laboratory technicianPharmacist

Job Profiles

Top Recruiters

Some of the companies that hire a BSc graduate are as under:

  • Google,
  • Verizon,
  • Wipro,
  • Cipla,
  • Reliance Industries Limited,
  • Gujarat Fluorochemicals,
  • TCS,
  • Amazon,
  • IBM,
  • Yahoo,
  • Infosys,
  • HCL Technologies,
  • Accenture,
  • SRF Limited,
  • L&T Infotech,
  • Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, etc.

As per the ranking of India Today, the top 10 colleges in India for B.Sc. in 2020 were:

  1. Hindu College, New Delhi
  2. Miranda House, New Delhi
  3. St. Stephen's College, Delhi
  4. Madra Christian College, Chennai
  5. Loyola College, Chennai
  6. Hansraj College, New Delhi
  7. Daulat Ram College, New Delhi
  8. Stella Maris College, Chennai
  9. Christ University, Bangalore
  10. Lady Sri Ram College, New Delhi

The list of some popular colleges in India that provides the facility of distance learning for B.Sc. is given under:

  1. Indira Gandhi National Open University
  2. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Open University
  3. University of Madras
  4. Sikkim Manipal University
  5. Birla Institute of Tech & Sci-Pilani
  6. Kuvempu University
  7. University of Mumbai
  8. Annamalai University, DDE
  9. Karnataka State Open University
  10. Punjab Technical University

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is the course duration of B.Sc.?

Ans. The course duration of B.Sc. is 3 years.

Q. Which course is best after completing B.Sc.?

Ans. The most common and preferred course after B.Sc. is M.Sc. in the relevant field.

Q. Which is better B.Sc. or B.Tech.?

Ans. B.Tech. is better than B.Sc. as it is a technical professional course called engineering with many career opportunities.

Q. Is B.Sc. and B.Eng. are similar?

Ans. B.Sc. is Bachelor of Science while B.Eng. is Bachelor of Engineering. The knowledge and skills provided by these courses are different.

Q. What are the highest paying jobs for a B.Sc. aspirant?

Ans. The three highest-paying jobs that a B.Sc. aspirant can do are senior software engineer, senior professional service consultant, and chief financial officer.

Q. Is B.Sc. Hons superior to B.Sc. Program?

Ans. Yes, because of B.Sc. Hons is the specialty in one field while B.Sc. Program is the basic knowledge of all subjects.