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    BSc in Physician Assistant

    About B.Sc in Physician Assistant

    B.Sc Physician Assistant is a three-year undergraduate medical course in which students are provided training in diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive health care services in all medical specialisations. After the completion of the B.Sc Physician Assistant Course, candidates are equipped to assist doctors and their job is to take medical histories of the patients, perform initial examinations of the patients and assist the doctors for diagnosis and treatment.

    B.Sc Physician Assistant Highlights

    Some of the major highlights of B.Sc Physician Assistant course are as follows:

    Course Name

    Bachelor of Science Physician Assistant

    Short Name

    B.Sc Physician Assistant

    Course Level


    Course Duration

    3 Years



    Minimum Qualification 


    Selection Process

    Merit-Based/ Entrance Exam

    Course Fee

    Rs 10,000/- to Rs 4 Lakhs

    Average Salary

    INR 3 LPA - INR 8LPA

    B.Sc in Physician Assistant Eligibility Criteria

    For admission to the B.Sc Assistant course, candidates must meet the eligibility which is as follows:

    • Candidates who are applying for Bachelor of Science  Physician Assistant must have completed class 12 or equivalent with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.

    •  Candidates must have studied physics, chemistry, biology subjects in 10+2

    • In some colleges, candidates have to appear in the entrance exam for admission to the B.Sc Assistant course.

    NOTE- The pass percentage may vary from course to course.

    B.Sc Physician Assistant Admission Process

    The admission process for B.Sc Physician Assistant is either done on the basis of merit or on the basis of the entrance exam.

    Direct Admission:- 

    • The Direct Admission process is followed by most of the colleges in India.

    • Through this pathway, candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in 10+2

    • For this, candidates simply have to apply to the college or university.

    • After the board results are out, the colleges will release their cut-off scores.

    • If candidates have scored more than or equal to the cut-off scores of the intended college, they will be eligible for enrollment at that institute.

    Entrance-Based Admission:-

    • Some of the college conduct entrance exam for admission to B.Sc Assistant course

    • In this pathway, candidates are selected on the basis of their marks scored in the entrance examinations of an institute.

    • For this, candidates first have to apply to the university/ college.

    • The institute will provide candidates with an exam schedule.

    • When the results of the exam are out, the college will release the cut-off or merit list.

    • Those candidates who make it to the cut-off/ merit-list will be eligible for admissions.

    B.Sc Physician Assistant Course Fee

    The fees for B.Sc Physician Assistant varies from college to college. We have come with an average course fee structure in government and private colleges for B.Sc Physician Assistant course which is as follows:

    Institute Type

    Minimum Annual Fee

    Maximum Annual Fee

    Government or Public College

    Rs 10,000/- 

    Rs 75,000/- 

    Private College

    Rs 1,00,000 

    Rs 4,00,000/-

    B.Sc in Physician Assistant Syllabus

    In most of the college, the syllabus followed for B.Sc in Physician Assistant is mentioned below:- 

    1st Year:-


    Topics to Study






    Introduction to computers


    Technical writing


    In-service training

    2nd Year:-


    Topics to Study


    Medical and  Pharmacology


    Surgery anesthesiology


    Paediatrics and geriatrics


    Clinical microbiology


    Obstetrics and Gynecology


    In-service training 

    3rd Year:-


    Topics to Study


    Cardiology and cardiac surgery








    In-service training

    B.Sc in Physician Assistant Career Options and Job Prospects

    After the completion of the B.Sc Physician Assistant course, there are many job roles available for them in healthcare organisations and others. Some of the popular employment sectors and job roles for the candidates after completing B.Sc Physician Assistant course are as follows:


    Employment  Sectors

    • Colleges & Universities

    • Hospitals

    • Health Care Centre

    • Allied Health Science

    • Private Clinics

    Job Profiles

    • Dietician 

    • Professor 

    • Patient care Technician

    • Medical Assistant

    • Drug Safety associate

    • Ortho Physician Assistant

    • Personal Health Facilitator

    Average Salary

    Rs 2,00,000/- to Rs 5,00,000/- LPA

    Related Questions

    Is there a microbiology course
    -Hirunathpatir -Updated on Jan-12-202334 Answers

    tanishka, Student / Alumni

    If you are looking for best university for http://B.Sc in biotechnology course,I would say Lovely professional University is best university. The curriculum has been designed in such a way that it makes it easier for the students to prepare themselves for giant exams like CSIR-NET, ICMR, ICAR, and GATE. With an experienced faculty of 30+ in the department who arw ready to help the students round the clock, seven days a week, this institute is one of the best options for the young population to opt for biotechnology. In addition to core curricula, course offers subjects like communication and soft skills to enhance personality and employability. She said,specializations may be offered in Dairy Technology or Fermentation Technology or Molecular Biotechnology (subject to minimum number of students and feasibility) The course offers specializations in Dairy Technology, Fermentation Technology and Bioinformatics.The curriculum offers prime focus on fundamental and applied aspects of biotechnology.Students can get a foreign degree through international collaborations (2 year in India and 2 years abroad or 2 year in India and 1 year abroad)

    Navneet, Student / Alumni

    The application process for LPU is completely online. The LPU admission process includes filling in the application form, appearing for the LPUNEST entrance test, result declaration and fee payment. Given below is the admission process of Lovely Professional University. Step 1: LPU Application Process 2023 Candidates are required to follow the below-mentioned steps to fill out the LPU application form: Step 1.1: Visit the official website of LPU and click on the ' Apply Now' tab at the top of the web page. Step 1.2: Register on the official admission portal of LPU i.e. LPUADMIT ( with basic details such as name, email-id, mobile no., state, gender and password). The email id used during registration will act as the username for the portal and the password needs to be set by the candidate while registering. Step 1.3: Candidates can continue to apply for LPUNEST (for scholarship purposes). Step 1.4 Pay the application fee and hit on the submit button to complete the application process.

    Mawal Ark, Student / Alumni

    Well, you can take admission in LPU subject to satisfying following eligibility conditions: Eligibility Criteria: Pass with 60% aggregate marks in 10+2 (with English, Physics, Chemistry, Maths /& Biology/ Biotechnology) or equivalent, subject to qualifying LPUNEST.

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