Higher Studies options after B.Sc Biology


To build a strong career in Biology, students can go for postgraduation and take up any of the available specializations. There is an assortment of departments in the fields of biology. Some of them comprise of:

  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology
  • Integrative Plant Science

There are quite a lot of top colleges in our country that provide students with higher studies options in biology.

Qualification Criteria for Higher Studies in B.Sc Biology

Students who have scored above 60 percent in their finals can apply for the Master’s courses in biology. Relaxation is offered in marks for students of the SC/ST categories. As to get admitted into the postgraduation course, the students need to write an admission test. Those who clear this successfully will be called for an interview. Upon successfully clearing this, applicants will be given admission.

Higher study options after B.Sc Biology

Higher studies options that are accessible for students are as follows:

  • Master of Science Bio-chemistry
  • Master of Science Biomedical  Science
  • Master of Science Bio-technology
  • Master of Science Botany
  • Master of Science Environmental science
  • Master of Science Food science
  • Master of Science Genetics
  • Master of Science in Biology
  • Master of Science in Zoology
  • Master of Science Molecular Biology
  • Master of Science Toxicology
  • Master of Science Virology

Students can also go for Research (PhD) or M.Phil in any of subjects cited above.

Subjects covered under Higher Studies in B.Sc Biology

Given below is a listing of the subjects that are covered in B.Sc Biology:

  • Advanced Biogeography
  • Advanced Cell Biology
  • Advanced Immunology
  • Advanced Molecular Genetics
  • Advanced Topics
  • Basic Pathology
  • Biostatistics
  • Cancer Cell Biology
  • Conservation Ecology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Estuarine Ecology
  • Evolution and Systematics
  • Molecular Neurobiology
  • Mycology
  • Pharmacology
  • Tissue Culture
  • Toxicology
  • Virology

Career Opportunities after Higher studies in B.Sc Biology

There are numerous job options available for a student who has graduated in Biology. The main arenas where jobs can be got include the field of Biotechnology. With a Master’s degree in the field, it will be easier for the students to get more lucrative jobs. A few other areas where students of Biology can get jobs include:

  • Agriculture industry
  • Educational Institutions
  • Food industry
  • Pharmaceutical industries
  • Research centers
  • Wine industry

With the tremendous improvements in this area, the scope for career as well as advanced studies is quite high. With the right educational qualifications and work experience, students can get jobs within our nation or overseas.  The introduction of innovative technologies has added to the launching of new firms which in turn has lead to the recruitment of eligible candidates from near and far.



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2 Responses to “Higher Studies options after B.Sc Biology”

  1. 2

    Actuallt i’m 1st sem BE student
    But interested in biology field wt
    I so for this

  2. 1

    I am now 12th std cbse student my group is maths with bio pl guide for my heigher studies and also scope for good job in future