About the course:

B.Sc Biology provides knowledge about ecology, biodiversity, botany and genetics. This course mainly focuses on the organisms, biological systems and things derived from them. Candidates will get full knowledge exposure related to research and development as well as clinical research and can seek employment in the medical sector. 


A career in Biology allows students to specialise in the following fields:


Entry requirements/Qualification:

To get admission in B.Sc. Biology, candidates need to fulfil a specific set of eligibility conditions mentioned below:

  • 10+2 or equivalent qualifying examination, from a recognised board.
  • 50% marks in aggregate at 10+2 level
  • Physics, Chemistry and Biology to be studied as compulsory subjects at 10+2 level


Documents required:

At the time of admission, you will require the following self-attested documents along with their originals. These documents are especially asked for by Indian Universities:

  • Class X Board Examination Certificate
  • Class X Marksheet
  • Class XII Marksheet
  • Class XII Provisional Certificate/Original Certificate
  • Character Certificate (recent)
  • SC/ST/PWD/CW/KM Certificate (in the name of the candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Certificate (in the name of the Candidate) issued by the competent authority
  • Transfer Certificate from school/college
  • Migration Certificate from Board/University is required from those students who have passed senior secondary exam from outside Delhi.
  • Self-attested passport-size photographs.


Course content:

Enrolling in this course will ascertain and expose you to the following:

  • animal behaviour
  • biochemistry
  • bioinformatics
  • cell biology
  • developmental biology
  • computational biology
  • ecology
  • evolutionary ecology
  • genetics
  • genomics
  • human biology
  • molecular ecology
  • molecular evolution


  • India: 80,000/- to 2,00,000/- per year
  • Abroad: $40,000 to $60,000



  • APIASF/Southern California Edison Scholarship

  • Clarkston Scholars Program

  • Faculty of Science Awards, Prizes and Scholarships for currently enrolled students


Course duration:

Undergraduate: Three to four years

Post-graduate: One to two years


Job prospects, future and industry overview:

Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Biomedical scientist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Forensic scientist
  • Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry
  • Healthcare scientist, genomics
  • Healthcare scientist, haematology
  • Healthcare scientist, immunology
  • Microbiologist
  • Physician associate
  • Research scientist (medical)
  • Toxicologist

Jobs where your degree would be useful include:

  • Higher education lecturer
  • Medical sales representative
  • Nanotechnologist
  • Science writer