B.Sc. Bioinformatics - Stands for Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics. Typically a B.Sc. is a three year undergraduate degree, minimum eligibility for which is an intermediate (10+2) in science. Bioinformatics is a field of biosciences that applies statistics to molecular biology. Subjects usually studied under this degree are Programming in C, Cell Biology, Genetics, Essential Mathematics & Statistics, Bioinformatics, Data Structures & Algorithms, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Biodiversity and Ecological Informatics, Genoinformatics, Applications of Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology Techniques etc.

Basic Eligibility

 

For admission in to bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (10+2) examination with science subject such as (biology, maths and chemistry).  The duration for this course is 3 years.

Job Prospects

There is lot of scope in the bioinformatics field. Most of the professionals are employed in biotechnology, biomedical sciences and pharmaceutical companies. Graduates can seek employment in private and government hospitals.  Fresh graduates can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges.

Students can also work with lthe eading scientific research institutes .  Even biomedical products manufacturing industries are employing a large number of professionals from this field.  There are lots of career opportunities available in India as well as in foreign countries for bioinformatics scientists.

Some of the top Indian companies hiring professionals in bioinformatics: -

 

  • Wipro
  • Ocimumbio
  • Reliance
  • Jubilant Biosys
  • Satyam
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Accelrys, Inc.
  • IBM Life Sciences
  • BioMed Informatics
  • Silicon Genetics and Tessella


Remuneration: -

Graduates working in government hospitals and in research centers can earn between Rs. 8,000 – Rs. 20,000 depending on the factors such as qualification, designation and experience. Professors employed in government colleges can earn around Rs 10,000 to Rs 15,000 every month. Professionals working in private pharmaceutical sectors or MNC’s can get approximately around Rs. 4, 50,000 to Rs 6, 00,000 per annum.

Job titles: -

 

  • Lecturer
  • Database designer
  • Scientists
  • Bio-analytics
  • Self-employment
  • Informatics developer
  • Researcher
  • Software developer
  • Marketing Executive
  • Service provider in discovery software and in research applications

Institutes Offering B.Sc. - Bioinformatics

Bio Engineering Research Centre - B.Sc. Bio-informatics by IASE UNIVERSITY
Bio Engineering Research Centre (BERC) - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Bright International Education - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Informatics
Centre for Life Long Learning - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Centre for Life Long Learning - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics (Lateral Entry into 2nd Year)
Chhattisgarh University - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Christ College, Rajkot - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
DAV College - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
DAV University - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics (Hons)
Deccan Education Society's Willingdon College, Sangli - Bachelor Of Science in Bioinformatics
Deogiri College - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Directorate of Distance Education, University of Burdwan - Bachelor of Science In Bio Informatics Honours
Guru Nanak Girls College - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics Hons
Guru Nanak Girls College - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Non-Medical with Bio-Informatics
Kanya Maha Vidyalaya - Bachelor of Science in Bio Informatics
Maharaja Ranjit Singh College of Professional Sciences - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Mahendra Arts and Science College - Bachelor Of Science in Bioi-Informatics
Malankara Catholic College, Kaliyakkavilai - Bachelor Of Science in Bioi-Informatics
Mandi Bahuddin (M.B.) Khalsa College - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Mandi Bahuddin (M.B.) Khalsa College - Bachelor Of Science In (Bio-Informatics, Bio-Technology, Computer Science)
MES College for Advanced Studies - Bachelor Of Science In Bio-Informatics
MGM College of Computer Science and Information Technology - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Informatics
Microtek College of Management & Technology, Varanasi - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Informatics
Multani Mal Modi College - Bachelor of Science in BioInformatics
NIMTT, Kolkata - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Noorul Islam College of Arts & Science (NICAS), Kanyakumari - Bachelor Of Science in Bioinformatics
Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Chandigarh - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics Electiv
School of Life & Basic Sciences, Jaipur National University - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Shri Shivaji Science College - Bachelor of Science in BioInformatics
Singhania University - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Sri Guru Gobind Singh College - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics (Hons)
Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Distance Education - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Distance Education - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Informatics (LE to Sem III)
Udaya College of Arts and Science - Bachelor Of Science in Bioinformatics
VCC Computer Education - Bachelor of Science in Bioinformatics
Vivekanand Institute of Management and Engineering - Bachelor of Science in Bio-Informatics
Vivekanandha College of Arts and Sciences for Women - Bachelor Of Science in Bio informatics

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