Biochemistry > B.Sc. - Biochemistry Major

B.Sc. Biochemistry Major - Stands for a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry. Typically, a B.Sc. is a three year course, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in science. Biochemistry is the study of chemical processes in living organisms and is based on the principles of chemistry, biology, mathematics, genetics and physics. Major refers to the main focus or specialization of one's UG degree. Subjects studied under this degree are Chemistry, Biophysics, Mathematics & Statistics, Molecular Biology, Genetics etc.

Basic Eligibility

 

For admission in a bachelor’s degree program a student must pass higher secondary education or 10+2 with biology and math as  subjects and acquire minimum of 50% marks from any Institute/university. The duration of the program is of 3 years.

Job Prospects

The demand for a career in biochemistry is increasing day by day with the increase in research field. There are certain fields were a biochemist can get employed such as medical, agriculture, public health care, forensic environment etc. This field has lot of opportunities for those who want to pursue a career as a researcher. Biochemist can get job opportunities in both private and public sectors.

The need of biochemist is also there in food industries, pharmaceutical industries and agro-chemical companies to build new products, quality control as well as safety of the existing products. Professionals are also being absorbed by educational institutes in the field of biochemistry.

Few sectors where Biochemists can find employment: -

Private Sector: -

 

  • Medical Instrument companies
  • Biotechnology
  • Food and Drink industries
  • Research Companies and Laboratories
  • Sales and Marketing Firms
  • Chemical manufacturing companies
  • Health and Beauty Care


Public Sectors: -

 

  • Drug Manufacturing Companies
  • Public Health Entities
  • Blood Service
  • Industrial Laboratories
  • Cancer research institutes
  • Research Departments
  • Educational Institutes
  • Environmental Pollution Control
  • Agriculture and fisheries
  • Forensic Science
  • Hospitals
  • Public Health Laboratories
  • Cosmetic Industries


Few job profiles: -

 

  • Clinical Scientist
  • Research Associates
  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Pharmacologist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Biotechnologist
  • Research Scientist
  • Chemist
  • Microbiologist


Pay package: -

For freshers who want to build a career in this field have lucrative job opportunities waiting for them. Initially, their pay package ranges between Rs.20,000 to Rs.25,000  per month but withan  increase in the experience of a candidate the pay package also increase  Those who are not willing to opt for research field can opt for a career in the teaching field after having a degree in Ph.D in biochemistry.

Institutes Offering B.Sc. - Biochemistry Major

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Bhavan's Vivekananda College of Science, Humanities and Commerce, Secunderabad - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Chemistry & Microbiology
Flaiz Memorial Adventist College - Bachelor Of Science in (Biochemistry, Chemistry, Zoology)
Government Science college - Bangalore - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Zoology, Genetics
Indian Academy Group of Institutions, Bangalore - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Botany
Institute of Home Economics - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (Hons)
Kalyan Post Graduate College, Bhilai Nagar - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Zoology, Chemistry
Kalyan Post Graduate College, Bhilai Nagar - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Botany, Chemistry
Kalyan Post Graduate College, Bhilai Nagar - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Microbiology, Chemistry
Kavitha Memorial Degree and PG College - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Zoology & Chemistry
North Eastern Hill University - Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry (Hons)
Shadan Degree College for Women - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Zoology, Chemistry
Shivaji College - Bachelor of Science Honours in Bio Chemistry
University of Calicut - Bachelor of Science in Medical BioChemistry
Vijaya College, Bangalore - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry, Genetics, Microbiology.
Yuvaraja’s College - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry , Botany , Microbiology
Yuvaraja’s College - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry ,Botany , Zoology
Yuvaraja’s College - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry ,Zoology ,Food Science & Nutrition
Yuvaraja’s College - Bachelor Of Science in Biochemistry , Microbiology , Biotechnology

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