B.SC. Life Sciences Course Information

Overview of B.SC. Life Sciences

B.SC. Life sciences course is perfect for those having keen interest in plant and animal intricacies. It is a three year degree course that deals with the study of the life processes. Molecular biology and some part of biochemistry are also a part of the course.

There are subjects on computation skills and bioinformatics also. B.Sc. Life Sciences course is an ideal combination of theoretical and practical knowledge. Mathematics and statistics, biotechnology, cell biology, embryology, and physiology also form a major part of the course.

Why Study?

The course develops a curiosity for the environment around us. It helps in instilling a good scientific viewpoint for things. It also helps in interpersonal skill development and working stamina for long hours.

Fields in B.SC. Life Sciences

The various subject matters covered under BSC life sciences are as follows:

  1. Molecular biology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Physiology
  4. Bioinformatics
  5. Biotechnology

B.SC. Life Sciences Syllabus

Semester 1 Paper 1- Chemistry1

Paper 2 –Introduction to Biology 1

Paper 3 – Mathematics and Statistics

Paper 4-Technical writing and communication in English/Computation skills

Semester 2 Paper 5 –Chemistry 2

Paper6 –Biology2

Paper 7 –Food, nutrition and health

Paper 8 –Technical writing and communication in English/Computation skills

Semester 3 Paper 9 –Chemistry 3

Paper 10 –Biodiversity 1-microbes

Paper 11 – Biodiversity 2-animals

Paper 12 –Introduction to medical diagnostics

Semester 4 Paper 13 –chemistry4

Paper 14 –Molecular biology

Paper 15 – biodiversity 2-plants

Paper 16 – Bioinformatics

Semester 5 Paper 17 – chemistry 5

Paper 18 – Biochemistry and immunology

Paper 19 – Developmental biology and physiology-plants

Paper 20- Genetics and Genomics

Semester 6 Paper 21 – chemistry 6

Paper 22- applied biology and biotechnology

Paper 23 – developmental biology and physiology-animals

Paper 24 – ecology and environmental management


Jobs After Pursuing B.SC. Life Sciences

  • Lecturer
  • Teacher
  • Biologist
  • Biophysicist
  • Immunologist
  • Researcher
  • Nutritionist
  • Lab educator
  • Food scientist
  • Pharmaceutical

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