B.Sc Biochemistry - Course Overview

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


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

Popular Specializations of B.Sc - Biochemistry

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.