Biology is a branch of science that is associated with study of living organisms. Biology studies a ling organism's origin, structure, evolution, taxonomy, function, distribution and growth. A candidate who specializes in this field is known as a biologist. Biology is a huge field that involves various disciplines and sub-sections. Biology is applied in many fields such as agriculture, waste management, medicine, animal husbandry and wildlife. A biologist scientist has been involved in many researches such as industrial and agricultural processes and endeavors to improve medical.

Biomedical science is a division of science that deals with the study of life processes in order to develop an understanding of health and the methods for analyzing, diagnosing and treatment of diseases. Subjects enclosed are generally similar to the pre-clinical works of a medical degree, with the addition of molecular biology, the screening and evaluation of new drugs, and the relationship between the environment and health.

Life sciences is a vast field which encompass all areas of science that include the systematic study of living organisms such as human beings, plants and animals. Medicine and biology are the two sub-sections of life sciences. Life science is also interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary in its approach and study. Life scientists are usually involved in research and development and work in the laboratories.

List of Courses: -

 

  • Diploma in Biomedical Sciences
  • Diploma Course in Life Sciences    
  • Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology    
  • Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences    
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Science
  • Master of Science in Biology
  • Master of Science in Biological Sciences    
  • Master of Science in Animal Breeding & Genetics    
  • Master of Science in Veterinary Medicine
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Biomedical Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Molecular Biology

Basic Eligibility

UG:

 

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


PG:

 

The eligibility criteria for pursuing a master’s degree are holding a bachelor's degree with science subjects such as biology, maths and chemistry. The duration for this course is 2 years.


Specializations

Some of its specialized fields are: -

Biology-

 

  • Ecology
  • Cryobiology  
  • Astrobiology
  • Ornithology
  • Neurobiology
  • Sociobiology
  • Parasitology
  • Molecular Biology


Biomedical Sciences-

 

  • Bacteriology
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Histology
  • Histopathology
  • Medical Biochemistry
  • Immunology
  • Transfusion Science
  • Medical microbiology


Life Sciences-

 

  • Biodynamics
  • Zoology
  • Neuroinformatics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Evolutionary Genetics
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cognitive Neuroscience

Job Prospects

There are a lot of career opportunities in the field of biology, biomedical and life Sciences. Candidates who are opting for this career must have strong knowledge about science. Skilled professionals can seek employment in research institutes. They utilize latest scientific tools and techniques in laboratory consecutively to understand how living systems work. Life science also has a wide range of job opportunities in different areas such as material science, biomedical science, chemical and physical science and engineering.

Professionals in this career can also opt for teaching jobs in universities and colleges. Biomedical graduates in this field can seek employment in healthcare industries such as pharmaceutical industries, medical research, genetic engineering, lab technology and pharmaceutical sales. Biology is one of the rewarding fields in science stream. Molecular biology and biotechnology is the top most areas of employment as professionals are being required to manage dwindling natural resources.

Some Job Types: -

 

  • Lecturer
  • Consultant
  • Museum Educator
  • Biotech Engineer
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Food Processing
  • Researcher
  • Biophysicist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Food Scientist
  • Immunologist
  • Nutritionist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Biology Content Developer


Some of the major employers for biologists in India are: -

 

  • AIIMS
  • Bcs-Insilico Biology
  • Tata Memorial Centre
  • Indian Society of Cell Biology

Science Colleges for Biology, Biomedical, Life Sciences

A.V.C. College

Mannampandal, Tamil Nadu, India

A.V.C. College (A.V.C.C), Mannampandal was established in 1955. It ia an autonomous college accredited by NAAC and recognized by UGC. The college aims at giving opportunities to teachers and students to make innovations utilizing their...

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Acharya Institutes of Health Sciences & Sciences (AIHS)

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Acharya Institutes of Health Sciences & Sciences, Bangalore was established in 2001 managed and run by Samagra Sikshana Samithi Trust which is solely dedicated to imparting professional education to all segments of society. The...

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Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose College, Kolkata, formerly known as Birla College of Science and Education, was established in 1969 with the merging of Birla College of Science and Birla College of Education. In 1987 it was renamed as...

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Acharya Narendra Dev College

New Delhi , Delhi, India

Acharya Narendra Dev College (ANDC), New Delhi was established in 1991 as a constituent college of University of Delhi and is fully funded by Government of NCT, Delhi. It is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council...

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Acharya’s Institute of Health Sciences

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Acharya’s Institute of Health Sciences, Bangalore is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences and Govt. of Karnataka for offering variousof its programs. The institute offers a vibrant and productive environment for...

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Adventure Academy

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Adventure Academy, Chennai is a Chennai based company committed to children’s skill development programs. Their objective is to introduce well researched, need based, quality skill development programs for children in the age group...

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Amity University, Jaipur

Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

Amity University, Jaipur was established under the aegis of Ritnand Balved Education Foundation. The University imparts modern, practical and research-based courses whose goal is to make the students industry-ready. Case studies,...

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Andhra University, Visakhapatnam

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Andhra University (AU), Visakhapatnam was established in 1926 by the Madras Act. The University is not only one of the oldest educational institutions in the country, but is also the first to be conceived as a residential and...

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Assam University

Silchar, Assam, India

Assam University, Silchar established in 1994, is a Central University under an Act of Parliament. It has been recognized by UGC. Assam University is a teaching-cum-affiliating University and it has sixteen schools on major disciplines...

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AWH Special College

Calicut, Kerala, India

AWH Special College (AWHSC), Calicut was established in 1996. The college is a prestigious institution of higher learning founded by the Association for Welfare of the Handicapped (AWH). The college is affiliated to University of Calicut...

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