Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Anatomy) - Course Overview




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    Bachelor of Science in Anatomy Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

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    B.Sc. in Anatomy is a 3- year undergraduate course in science. It is a study of the organs, tissues, and structures of the bodies of humans, animals, and other organisms, and also an academic exploration of human evolution, stem cell development, genetics and biodiversity.

    At the end of the course, enrolled students are needed to complete a project requiring application of research skills and interpretation of scientific data.

    The average course fee in India ranges between INR 40,000 to 4 lakhs, depending upon the institute offering the course. The basic criterion of eligibility for the course is a 10+2 qualification completed from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate score of 60% marks.

    The average annual salary offered in India to successful graduates of the course ranges between INR 1.25 and 6 lakhs, depending upon the candidate’s expertise and efficiency in the field.

    B.Sc. in Anatomy: Course Highlights

    Listed below are the major highlights of the course. 

    Course LevelGraduation
    DurationThree Years
    Examination TypeYearly
    Eligibility10+2 with minimum 60% in aggregate, entrance exam in some cases.
    Admission ProcessCounseling after taking entrance examination/ direct admission
    Course FeeINR 40,000 to 4 Lakhs
    Average Starting SalaryINR 1.25 to 6 Lakhs per annum
    Top Recruiting Fields/AreasColleges/ universities, research projects/ institutes (private or government), sales sector, medical transcription etc.

    Top Institutes offering B.Sc. in Anatomy

    The course is offered at a very few universities in the country, which are listed below along with the corresponding locations and fees charged by each.

    Baba Farid University of Health ScienceFaridkot, Panjab0.40 to 2 Lakhs
    Rama UniversityKanpur, Uttar Pradesh2 to 4 Lakhs
    Government Medical CollegeAmritsar, Punjab0.60 to 3 Lakhs

    Eligibility for B.Sc. in Anatomy

    As a minimum criterion of eligibility, aspiring candidates need to have passed 10+2 or equivalent qualification from a recognized educational Board, with Physics, Chemistry and English with Biology as main subjects, and a minimum aggregate score of 60%.

    h4>B.Sc. in Anatomy: Admission Process

    For admission to the course, most institutes and universities in the country follow a merit- based admission process. Marks scored by applicants at the Higher Secondary level and/ or relevant entrance test are taken into consideration. Seats are accordingly allotted to deserving candidates.

    B.Sc in Anatomy: Syllabus and Course Description

    A year- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given here.

    Year I

    Gross anatomy
    Osteology, Artheology, Myology
    Blood supply
    Lymphatic, drainage and nerve supply
    Surface Anatomy
    Radiology Anatomy
    Applied Anatomy
    Histological study of tissues
    General Human Embryology
    General anatomy (Basic Anatomy)
    Practical Work
    Dissections of human cadaver
    General Embryology
    Histological slides of tissues

    Year II

    Gross anatomy of thorax and upper extremity
    Surface Anatomy
    Radiological Anatomy and Applied Anatomy
    Special (systemic) Embryology
    Physical Anthropology
    Practical Work
    Dissections of Thorax
    Histological slides of cardiovascular, respiratory, alimentary systems
    Anthropological instruments

    Year III

    Gross Human Anatomy of Head, Neck and Brain
    Special (systemic) Embryology of special senses, nervous system
    Ductless glands, face and branchial arches.
    Microscopic Anatomy of endocrine glands
    Human Evolution and Human Genetics
    Practical Work
    Dissection of Head, Neck and Brain
    Models of special (systemic) embryology of special senses
    Anthropological instruments and models

    B.Sc. in Anatomy: Career Prospects

    Some of the popular avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.

    Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Anatomy

    ProfessorThey teach the discipline at schools/ academic institutions, and academically assess students.4.8 to 6 Lakhs
    Medical TranscriptionistThey play recorded medical reports and type them to print.1.25 to 4.5 Lakhs
    Clinical PhysiologistThey carry out relevant procedures and investigations on patients to help the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases.3 to 6 Lakhs



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