B.Sc. Biology

Biology is concerned with studying life and living organisms, including their structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, distribution, taxonomy, function and properties. B.Sc. degree holders have plenty of opportunities in pharmaceutical and chemical industries, public health and environmental protection sectors, clinical research, water management, and research associates. Thus there is an abundance of opportunities for the graduates of biology, and after a master's degree, it grows to manifolds.

B.Sc. in Biology


Course Eligibility Duration
Under Graduate Class 10+2(PCB) 3 years
Post Graduate B.Sc.(Biology) 2 years
Ph.D. / Doctorate Course M.Sc. 3 years

Entrance Exam    

Under-graduate Entrance:

Some of the top colleges and universities which offer this Bachelor’s degree program conduct an entrance test for admission to this program. There are a number of universities, state, and college-level entrance exams like MGU CAT, LPU NEST, Assam CEE, and others.


Depending on the type of institute/quota/degree, fees can range from INR Twelve thousand to INR Eighty thousand per year, excluding lodging and boarding.

Skills Required   

  • Scientific Temperament

  • Judgment and decision making

  • Evaluative and problem solving mind

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Detail oriented

Career Options   

A fresh graduate or post graduate in Biology get jobs in following areas:

  • Lecturer:A lecturer teaches at the postsecondary level in colleges and universities.

  • Food Processing: Food processing includes many forms of processing foods, from grinding grain to making raw flour to home cooking to complex industrial methods to make convenience foods. The transformation of agricultural products into food, or of one form of food into other forms.

  • Museum Educator: Museum educators, are responsible for developing and carrying out all of the museum's various education and public programs.

  • Researcher: A researcher is somebody who performs research independently as a principal investigator, searching for knowledge or, in general, any systematic investigation to establish facts. Researchers can work in academic, industrial, government, or private institutions.

  • Biotech Engineer: Biotech engineers work in medical equipment manufacturing, pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing, research and development, education, and many other areas where their scientific know-how is required.

  • Laboratory Technician: A lab technician analyzes samples such as body fluids and chemicals. They assist scientists and medical personnel with tasks such as keeping records and conducting tests.

Undergraduate course (B.Sc)   

  • Biology

  • Biological Science

Postgraduate Courses (M.Sc)   

  • Biology

  • Biological Scineces

Postgraduate in Diploma in Computational Biology   


  • Astrobiology

  • Biochemistry

  • Cryobiology

  • Ecology

  • Genetics

  • Herpetology

  • Limnology

  • Molecular Biology

Popular colleges offering the course:   

In Gujarat

In Maharastra

In India


A qualified Biologist can get employment opportunities in following areas:

  • Agricultural Research services

  • Biotechnology Firms

  • Botanical Gardens

  • Botanical Survey

  • Broadcast Companies

  • Clinical Research Organizations

  • Colleges/Universities

  • Environmental Management and Conservation

  • Fermentation Industries (including Breweries)

  • Plant Genetics

  • Herbal Products Companies

All the students, teachers and guardians should note that the above mentioned websites and information on various colleges / universities may change under the rules and regulations of the education department.