Science (both medical and non-medical stream) is a popular choice of subject among students especially those who wish to be a doctor or an engineer. Science is a multi-disciplined field with new disciplines and branches being added with the advancement of science and technology. To prepare for a science career, you will have to study either a life or physical science. Life sciences involve learning about living organisms and include subjects like biology, biochemistry, microbiology, zoology, and ecology. Physics, chemistry, astronomy, and geology are all physical sciences, which deal with the study of non-living matter.

The Science & Technology Industry extremely wide and diverse, with professionals working in a range of different fields. Professionals in Science & Technology provide critical expertise and research skills to advance knowledge, practices, services and products for companies and institutions. Science & Technology professionals develop the concepts for developments in healthcare, engineering, information and communication technology and countless other disciplines. They provide much of the foundation for advancements in society, making them extremely valuable in the workforce. Careers in Science & Technology offer many interesting and exciting options and the demand is high.

The branches of science:

  • The Physical Sciences: physics, chemistry and astronomy
  • The Earth Sciences: geology, oceanography, paleontology and meteorology
  • The Life Sciences (Biology): botany, zoology, genetics and medicine.
  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) or B.S it is a three year programme. Students who have passed out 12th with science field (PCM/PCB) can pursue this course.
  • Masters of Science (MSc) it’s a two year long post grad course.
  • Scientific knowledge
  • Research skills
  • Communication
  • Management and leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Responsible conduct of research
  • Career development
  • Job Profiles: Scientist ,Scientific Assistant, Research analyst ,Teachers, TechnicalWriter/Editor,Lecturers,Chemist,Enumerators,Researcher,Biostatistician,Clinical Research Manager and Consultant
  • Employment Areas: Educational Institutes ,Space Research Institutes ,Hospitals ,Health Care Providers ,Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Industry ,Chemical Industry ,Environmental Management and Conservation ,Forensic Crime Research ,Research Firms ,Testing Laboratories ,Geological Survey Departments ,Wastewater Plants ,Aquariums ,Forest Services and Oil Industry.

The salary of an individual in this field depends in which field he is working ,the starting salary in this field may range from Rs. 15,000 to Rs. 30,000.

After gaining a good experience in a respective field, student may earn Rs. 60,000 to 80, 000 per month.

  • Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  • Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
  • Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar
  • Physics Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics
  • Punjab University , Patiala
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
  • University of Delhi
  • California state university , US
  • Harvard university , US
  • University if Salford, UK
  • University of oxford, UK
  • University of Glasgow, UK
  • University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Queensland university of Technology, Australia
  • Technical university of Berlin, Germany
  • Technical university of Munich, Germany
  • University of Ottawa , Canada
  • University of Toronto , Canada