BSc Genetics (Bachelor of Science in Genetics)
Duration: 3 years
Level: Bachelor Programme.
Mode of Admission: Merit/Management
- Merit- process involves selection criteria based on the perticular college applied.
- Management- Students looking for Management seats can go for Direct Admission
class BSc Genetics Courses
NOTE: This is a triple combination degree and cannot be pursued individually.
If candidates want to specialize in any one of the three subjects offered, we recommend that they take up an Honors degree in the subject of their choice.
About The Course:
The course focuses on the application of biotechnology and microbiology in the genes, expression of genes, genetic variation, gene pool, structure and function of genes, and heredity of animals, plants, and human beings. It includes the theories and concepts related to gene behavior, function, traits, location, variety, mutation, and applications in research. It is an interdisciplinary subject that involves cell biology, biostatistics, microbial genetics and technology, population genetics, gene development, genome organization, biochemistry, and DNA technology. Topics related to molecular structure and function of genes, gene behavior, genetic dominance, epigenetics, inheritance, gene distribution, and variation and change in populations are covered during the course. Candidates will have diverse knowledge about the characteristics, features, properties, and applications of genetic information after successful completion of the course. Skills like analytical reasoning, research planning, decision-making, drawing, and presentation are enhanced through various seminars, lectures, practical sessions, and workshops included in this course.
Career Scope of BSc Genetics
Career opportunities are available in public and private agrochemical companies, animal clinics, colleges and universities, environmental and ecosystem management companies, forensics centers, medical laboratories, medical research institutions, pharmaceuticals industries, pest control companies, research and development firms, testing laboratories, veterinary hospitals, and wildlife conservation and management centers. Potential career roles:
- Professor/Teacher/ Lecturer
- Scientific Officer
- Plant Breeder
- Data Specialist
- Genetics Laboratory Technician
- Clinical Geneticist
- Biotech Sales Engineer
- Sales and Marketing Executive
- Research Associate
- Forensic Expert
Placements for BSc Genetics
- Research Institutions
- Dr Reddy's Laboratories Limited
- Tata Memorial Centre
- BCS In-silico Biology
- Indian Society of Cell Biology
- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
- Infosys Technologies Limited
- Bayer CropScience Limited
- Vimta Labs Limited