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Natural Sciences deal with the scientific study of all the different life forms, i.e. the scientific study of living organisms like plants, animals and human beings. The course’s curriculum involves the study of the various processes of life, such as the processes involved in the transformation of molecular and cellular lives.
Students enrolled to the course are imparted advanced learning in rare species of plant and animal life. The discipline of Natural Sciences can be broadly divided into Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences, with Chemistry sitting at the interface between both areas.
Successful completion of graduation in a relevant discipline is the minimum criterion of eligibility for admission to the course.
Such professionals are hired in capacities such as:
Admission to the course is based on the round of counselling conducted after the candidate’s qualification of a relevant entrance test, such as that conducted by the University of Delhi.
Some of the top entrance tests conducted in India for admission to the course are:
The course is offered at leading Indian institutes such as:
The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 5000 and 2 Lacs for a span of 3 years.
Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 2 to 10 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skillset.
Listed below are some of the major highlights of the course.
|Examination Type||Semester System/ Year wise|
|Eligibility||Graduation from a recognized university|
|Admission Process||Merit-based/ Based on counselling after qualification of entrance test.|
|Course Fee||INR 5000 to 2 Lacs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 2 to 10 lacs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Companies||Deloitte, BP, World Health Organization, Amity University, LPU, Fortis, Max, Apollo, Google, Microsoft, Oracle, Accenture, Adobe, Reliance, National Agri-Food, Biotechnology Institute, Apollo, Genpact, Wifi networks, IIT, HP, APAC, Xcelris labs, ITC Infotech, Claridges, HCL, etc.|
|Top Recruiting Areas||Agriculture Sector, Animal Care Centers, Bio-Informatics, Biotechnology, Beverage Industry, Environmental Protection Agencies, Farm Houses, Food Processing Industry, Health Clubs, Laboratories, Chemical Industries, Disease Control Centers, Molecular Biology, Medicine and Pharmaceutical Industries, Research & Development in Drugs, Scientific Journals, Universities & Colleges, and such.|
|Job Positions||Agronomist, Biochemist, Biomedical Engineer, Biophysicist, Epidemiologist, Food Scientist, Horticulturist, Immunologist, Nutritionist, Pathologist, Researcher, Science Teacher, Private Tutor, Online Tutor, Education Consultant, Principal, Vice Principal, Counsellor, Content Writer, Instructor, Education Researcher, among others.|
As an academic discipline, Natural Sciences involves nature-related logical procedure and inquiry. It covers the natural world, and the elements influencing it.
The program’s curriculum covers allied study in disciplines of chemistry, physics, astronomy, earth science and biology.
Further subcategories in each division explored academically.
Interested aspirants hail from areas such as research, academia, conservation centers, laboratories, consulting firms, non-for-profit, and private companies.
Ideal candidates for the course would possess the following skills:
Listed below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course.
|Name of Institute||City||Average Fees|
|Lady Shri Ram College for Women||New Delhi||INR 19,030|
|Kasturi Ram College of Higher Education||New Delhi||INR 58,000|
|Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University||New Delhi||INR 23,000|
|Jamia Millia Islamia University||New Delhi||INR 6,800|
|University of Calicut||Calicut||INR 30,000|
|Lovely Professional University||Jalandhar||INR 69,000|
|Amity University||Lucknow||INR 86,100|
|Banaras Hindu University||Varanasi||INR 5,670|
|ICFAI University||Dehradun||INR 57,000|
|Lady Irwin College||New Delhi||INR 12,955|
|Dr. D.Y. Patil Vidya Pratishthan Society's||Pune||INR 46,112|
|University of Lucknow||Lucknow||INR 21,854|
|Kamla Nehru Mahavidyalaya||Bhopal||INR 35,000|
|Integral University||Lucknow||INR 75,000|
|Kamal Institute of Higher Education & Advance Technology||New Delhi||INR 48,700|
|Bhabha College of Education||Bhopal||INR 36,000|
|Loreto College||Kolkata||INR 13,025|
|Bombay Teachers' Training College||Mumbai||INR 22,320|
|Government College of Education for Women||Coimbatore||INR 10,000|
|Ranchi University||Ranchi||INR 15,000|
Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course.
|Top Natural Science Colleges In Kerala||Top Natural Science Colleges In Tamil Nadu||Top Natural Science Colleges In Rajasthan|
Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.
A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the level of graduation.
Listed below are some of the top entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course.
A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here.
|Semester I||Semester II|
|Childhood & Growing Up||Knowledge and Curriculum|
|Language across the Curriculum||Creating Inclusive School|
|Learning and Teaching||Gender School and Society|
|Assessment for Learning||Engagement with Field|
|Understanding of ICT (EPC-1)||Understanding the Self|
|Contemporary India & Education||Reading & Reflecting on Text|
|Understanding Disciplines and Subjects||Pedagogy of school|
|School Management||Participation in Sports and Yoga|
|Drama & Art in Education||Pre- Internship|
Natural Science is concerned with the exploration and protection of the environment with reliable use of resources. Such professionals typically work as:
Natural scientists are employed by mines, fertilizer plants, textile and dying industry, food processing units, etc.
Popular areas of employment include:
Some of the popular professional avenues open to such professionals are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|Job Position||Job Description||Average Annual Pay Scale in INR|
|Agronomist||Agronomists are scientists who research for ways to enhance soil productivity (in other words, to raise more food in the same amount of soil).||3,49,010|
|Horticulturist||Horticulturists grow, sell, and harvest flowers, shrubs, plants, and trees.||2,50,144|
|Professors||Professors teach students in a wide range of disciplines at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct.||9,13,657|
|Article Writer||Article Writers create written work such as, articles, reports, books, and different forms of verbal compositions.||2,43,264|
|Home Tutor||Home Tutors provide non-classroom, scholarly instruction to students on individual or group-basis.||2,91,632|