B.Sc Biochemistry - Course Overview

Duration: 3.0 yrs |Mode: Regular|Avg. Fees: 20,000 / Year

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About B.Sc Biochemistry

B.Sc in Biochemistry is a three-year undergraduate program that offers in-depth knowledge of biology and chemistry with regard to plants, humans and animals processes, human physiology, basic immunology, microbiology, enzymology etc.

The main aim of the program is to make students understand the dynamics and mechanism of the biological activities taking place inside the human body.

The knowledge gained through the studying biochemistry is widely used in various industries like medical research, food and packaging, pharmaceuticals, medicine and genetics. Candidates who have an aptitude for complex biological processes and have a thorough understanding of relevant texts and have good research skills can take up the course.

The main aim of B.Sc in Biochemistry is to provide aspirants with field-specific knowledge and skill sets through theoretical and practical sessions.

B.Sc - Biochemistry Syllabus

First Year:

Biomolecules 1

Enzymology 1

Lab Course 1

Biomolecules 2

Enzymology 2

Lab Course 2


Second Year:

Intermediary Metabolism 1

Molecular Biology 1

Lab Course 3

Intermediary Metabolism 2

Molecular Biology 2

Lab Course 4


Third Year:

Plant Biochemistry

Clinical Biochemistry

Lab Course 5

Biochemical Techniques


Lab Course 6

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Career Options and Job Prospects

After pursuing B.Sc in Biochemistry candidates have a wide variety of career options to choose from. Interested candidates can also go for higher studies in the same field such as M.Sc, M.Phil & Ph.D.

The successful completion of the course makes candidates eligible for the post of assistant professor and lecturer in colleges and universities. Fields like Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Energy and Metabolism are best suited for biochemistry graduates. The entry-level salary of post graduate is between Rs. 3 lakh to Rs. 4 lakh.


What are the top colleges offering B.Sc - Biochemistry courses ?

Following are some of the top colleges offering Science courses : St. Xavier's College (Kolkata) , St Ann's College for Women (Hyderabad) , Ethiraj college for women (Chennai) , Fergusson College (Pune) , St. Xaviers College (Mumbai). You can explore these colleges on our website to check if they offer B.Sc - Biochemistry or not.

What is the average fee for the course B.Sc - Biochemistry ?

The average fee for B.Sc - Biochemistry is INR 20,000 per year.

What is the duration of the course B.Sc - Biochemistry ?

B.Sc - Biochemistry is a 3 year course.

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