B.Sc. (Hons) Science

    Course Duration
    3 years 1 month
    Course Level
    50000 / 100000

    B.Sc. (Hons) Details: Admission, Eligibility, Fees, Syllabus, Job Scope, Salary


    Course Name

    Bachelor of Science (Honours)


    Honours in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Economics, Geology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Home Science, Geography, Computer Science, Statistics, Environmental Science, Psychology


    Bachelor's Degree


    3 years

    Entrance Exam

    Some colleges conduct entrance exam


    10+2 or equivalent examination in science stream

    Subjects Required in Qualifying Exam

    Science Subjects

    Other Similar Courses to Study

    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Bachelor of Science +Honours (B.Sc. + Hons), Bachelor of Science + Master of Science (B.Sc. + M.Sc.), Bachelor in Computer Application (BCA), etc.


    INR 50,000 - 1 L per annum

    Job Scope

    Job opportunities for freshers after B.Sc. (Hons):

    • Research Scholar

    • Associate Professor

    • Research Scientist

    • Physicist

    • Data Scientist

    • Lecturer

    • Atomic Science Specialist


    Jobs opportunities for B.Sc. Hons graduates with experience:

    • Actuary

    • Accountant

    • Biotechnologist

    • Personal Banker

    • Computer Programmer

    • Demographer

    • Economist

    • Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

    • Loan Officer

    • Mathematician

    • Researcher

    • Statistician

    • Technical Writer

    • Treasury Management Specialist

    • Product Manager - Life Sciences

    • Analyst & Consultant

    • Business Intelligence Solution Architect

    • Manager - Medical Affairs

    • Research Analyst

    • Research Associate

    • Research Assistant

    • Research Chemist

    • Research Scientist

    • Sales Executive

    • Associate - Intellectual Property

    • Food Scientist

    • Immunologist

    • Nutritionist

    • Laboratory Technician

    • Biology Content Developer

    Scope for Higher Studies

    Master of Science (M.Sc.)

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)


    B.Sc. (H) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


    What is B.Sc. (Hons)?

    Bachelor of Science (Hons) is a three-year degree course in which a student does a major in any one subject. Students are required to specialise in one subject such as Biology, Computer Science, Agriculture, Chemistry, Math, etc. B.Sc. (Hons) degrees are typically pursued by students who want to continue their education after completing their bachelor's degree or who want to work in the Research and Development industry and lay a solid foundation for further studies in the field of science.


    Syllabus for B.Sc. (Hons)


    The B.Sc. Honours course is divided into six semesters over three years, with end-of-semester exams held after each semester. The B.Sc. Hons course's discipline-specific syllabus will include domain-specific subjects.


    Semester I & II

    Semester III & IV

    Semester V & VI


    Principles of Applied Science



    Computation and Analysis

    Elective Subject

    Applied Chemistry

    Biochemistry in daily life

    Electronics circuit design


    Research Report

    Programming Fundamentals

    Communicative English

    Elective Subject

    Research-based study methodology

    Basics of Computer Science

    Laboratory Practical


    Environment Science



    Laboratory Practical



    B.Sc. Hons vs B.Sc.: What is the Difference?


    Bachelor's degree and Bachelor's degree (Hons), are both academic degrees given to undergraduate students. B.Sc. (Hons) is a much more specialised degree than B.Sc. (General), and academically, B.Sc. (Hons) is a more standard degree than B.Sc. (General) (general). The B.Sc. degree includes all of the required science subjects, allowing graduates to choose their field of work.


    What is the scope after B.Sc. Hons?


    Students can work as professionals or even as researchers in some of the country's best institutions. After completing a B.Sc. Honours degree, students have a plethora of career options to choose from in a variety of fields based on their interests. Students have the option of working in either the private or public sectors. The students can seek employment or vacancies that are most appropriate for them.

    The honours students can go for the following jobs after graduation:

    • Accountant

    • Biotechnologist

    • Demographer

    • Economist

    • Junior Research Fellow

    • Mathematician

    • Research Assistant

    • Research Associate

    • Research Chemist

    • Statistician


    They can enter the public sector by taking Bank PO (Probationary Officer) Exams, GATE, Civil Service Exams, and other relevant government examinations.

    • Assistant Technician

    • Economist

    • Developer

    • Lecturer

    • Physicist

    • Research Scholar

    • Rocket Scientist

    • Statistics Specialist



    What are the Higher Studies options after B.Sc. Hons?

    Students can pursue a career in programming by enrolling in a variety of certificate courses in popular programming languages such as Java, Python, and others, which will prepare them for entry-level programming positions. Students enrol in a variety of M.Sc. (Master of Science) programmes in a relevant discipline. M.Sc. Computer Science, M.Sc. Biotechnology, M.Sc. Maths, M.Sc. Physics, etc. Students interested in management can pursue an MBA or a PGDM degree.


    Which is better - B.Sc. or B.Sc. Hons?

    B.Sc. Hons


    Which Hons is the most popular in B.Sc.?

    Some of the most popular B.Sc. specialisations chosen by students after their 12th year in science are as follows:

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Agriculture

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Biology

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Biotechnology

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Horticulture

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Physics

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Nursing

    • B.Sc. (Hons) Zoology, etc.



    Top Colleges for Bachelor of Science [B.Sc. (Hons.)]

    • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
    • Delhi University
    • Miranda House, New Delhi
    • Lady Shri Ram College for Women, New Delhi
    • Hindu College, New Delhi
    • St. Stephen's College, New Delhi
    • Sri Venkateswara College, New Delhi
    • Indraprastha College for Women, New Delhi
    • Gargi College, New Delhi
    • Christ University, Bengaluru
    • Stella Maris College, Chennai
    • Goswami Ganesh Dutt Sanatan Dharama College, Chandigarh
    • NIMS University Jaipur
    • Siksha 'O' Anusandhan University (SOA), Bhubaneswar
    • Amity University, Noida
    • Parul University, Vadodara
    • Lovely Professional University, Phagwara
    • SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai
    Admission Process

    For Honours in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Botany, Zoology, Economics, Geology, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Home Science, Geography, Computer Science, Statistics, Environmental Science, Psychology, there is Merit based admission.

    Some colleges give admission based on entrance exam. 


    Higher Education Scope

    Master of Science (M.Sc.) Master of Business Administration (MBA) Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM)




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10+2 or equivalent examination in science stream

Course Details

Course Type : Science

Course After : 12th

Mode : Classroom

Cut Off : 50

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