Courses after 12th Science: Top B.Sc. Courses, Scope and Salary

Published: | May 26, 2018
Courses after 12th Science: Top B.Sc. Courses, Scope and Salary
  • Check out courses after 12th science to choose from. Some popular courses include B.Sc Agriculture, B.Sc Zoology, B.Sc Mathematics etc.
  • B.Sc courses after 12th class are a popular option for a science student apart from medical and engineering.

One of the most popular course choice after Engineering and Medical is Bachelor of Science i.e. B.Sc programmes. With saturation in the field of engineering, many students are opting for BSc colleges and BSc degree programmes in different fields as there is a good requirement for science graduates in the market.

Now that the CBSE Class 12th Results 2018 and list of CBSE Toppers 2018 are out, we are sure students are finalizing on options they can consider for a bright future. Here, you can find details about the courses after 12th science along with the subjects that they cover, scope and salary and a list of top B.Sc colleges in India.

Bachelor of Science is a 3-year programme and students can apply for this course after class 12. Although all the major B.Sc. programmes are offered in the field of core science, there are some that are available for commerce and art students as well. In this article, we have covered the most popular BSc courses after class 12th that are available for science aspirants.

Popular BSc and Science Courses after Class 12th:

Name of the course Objective Major Subjects Salary Scope List of Colleges
B.Sc. Agriculture The aim of the course is to educate students regarding the best agricultural practices. The course also involves research for coming up with agriculture methods for increasing the productivity and yield.
  • Agriculture (Agronomy)
  • Forestry
  • Veterinary Science
  • Fisheries
  • Home Science
  • Horticulture
Starting salary after this course varies from Rs. 2,00,000 to Rs. 4,50,000. Government jobs pay higher salaries than the corporate sector.
B.Sc. Nursing This course is designed to enhance critical thinking skills and provide training for practicing professional nursing and midwifery in compliance with the national health policies.
  • Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology
  • Microbiology
  • Child Health Nursing
  • Anatomy
Salaries in the early stages of practicing nursing will be around Rs. 90,000 to Rs. 2,50,000 per annum. With experience, the packages will reach up to Rs. 4,50,000 per annum.
B.Sc. Horticulture The course deals with the study of plant cultivation. Students are taught about different plants and methods of gardening to enhance the productivity.
  • Crop Physiology
  • Soil Conservation
  • Pest Management
  • Agro Informatics
  • Farm Machinery
  • Renewable Energy
  • Water Management
The salaries depend on the type of jobs. Government jobs will pay salaries between Rs. 3,00,000 to Rs. 4,00,000 per annum. Private jobs will pay much less than this.
B.Sc. Zoology The course deals with animal biology and environmental biology. The aim of the course is to prepare students to work in fields like biodiversity prospecting, ecosystem monitoring, etc.
  • Animal Biotechnology
  • Environmental Management
  • Animal Bioinformatics
  • Biodiversity Studies
  • Ecosystem Monitoring
Graduates can expect a starting package from Rs. 1,50,000 to Rs. 2,50,000 per annum. Salary prospects are better after M.Sc.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Computer Science In this course, students learn about computer applications and programming languages in order to learn software development and coding. The course prepares students for various roles in the IT Industry.
  • Website Designing
  • Object-Oriented Programming
  • Software Engineering
  • Algorithms
  • Computer Organisation
Since IT is a thriving field, students can start out in the market with a package ranging from Rs. 2,50,000 to Rs. 4,00,000 depending on the college of graduation.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics The aim of the course is to educate students in all the basic fields of physics including, electromagnetics, optics, mechanics and electronics.
  • Semiconductors
  • Wave and Optics
  • Statistical Physics
  • Nuclear Physics
  • Electromagnetic Theory
  • Electricity Magnetism
The salaries may vary between Rs. 3,00,000 to Rs. 5,00,000.

B.Sc. Biotechnology Being an applied science, this course is compiled of genetic study and environmental biotechnology. The purpose of the course is to train students for making human life better with a high level of microbial research.
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Bioenergetics and Biomembranes
  • Molecular Biology
  • Industrial Biotechnology
  • Plant Biotechnology
Job scope is better after completing M.Sc. Starting Salary will range from Rs. 2,00,000 to Rs. 5,00,000.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry In this course, students are taught about various atoms, molecules and substances. It also covers the combined study of matter, the concept of energy and entropy.
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
Salary may vary between Rs. 3,00,000 to Rs. 5,00,000 depending on the college of graduation.
B.Sc. Biochemistry The course covers the study of chemicals and processes related to living organisms. This course prepares the student for research in the field of physio-chemical processes.
  • Biomolecules
  • Enzymology
  • Intermediary Metabolism
  • Molecular Biology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Immunology
Rs. 1,20,000 to Rs. 2,50,000 p.a. is the starting salary after graduating in this field. Salary improves after post-graduation.
B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics This course covers the basic topics of mathematics as well as the advanced calculative concepts in the field of applied mathematics. Students are prepared for applied research and masters in this field.
  • Integral Calculus and Trigonometry
  • Differential Equations
  • Abstract Algebra
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Differential Geometry
  • Vector Analysis
Graduates can expect the average salary to be around Rs. 2,00,000 to Rs. 10,00,000 per annum

Also Read: Top 10 Science Colleges in Delhi University

Career and scope of the course will depend on the college or the university you are graduating from. Admissions to most of the universities are done on the basis of marks secured by a candidate in the science subjects i.e. Physics, Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics. However, some colleges conduct admissions on the basis of entrance exams. Once you complete your bachelor's degree in science field after class 12th, you can take admission in M.Sc colleges in India and then later opt for some of the best research institutes in India that can pave way for a lucrative career in the field.

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