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.
Listed below are the major highlights of the course.
|Eligibility||10+2 with minimum 60% in aggregate, entrance exam in some cases.|
|Admission Process||Counseling after taking entrance examination/ direct admission|
|Course Fee||INR 40,000 to 4 Lakhs|
|Average Starting Salary||INR 1.25 to 6 Lakhs per annum|
|Top Recruiting Fields/Areas||Colleges/ universities, research projects/ institutes (private or government), sales sector, medical transcription etc.|
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.
|COLLEGE NAME||CITY||AVERAGE ANNUAL FEES IN INR|
|Baba Farid University of Health Science||Faridkot, Panjab||0.40 to 2 Lakhs|
|Rama University||Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh||2 to 4 Lakhs|
|Government Medical College||Amritsar, Punjab||0.60 to 3 Lakhs|
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.
A year- wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is given here.
|Osteology, Artheology, Myology|
|Lymphatic, drainage and nerve supply|
|Histological study of tissues|
|General Human Embryology|
|General anatomy (Basic Anatomy)|
|Dissections of human cadaver|
|Histological slides of tissues|
|Gross anatomy of thorax and upper extremity|
|Radiological Anatomy and Applied Anatomy|
|Special (systemic) Embryology|
|Dissections of Thorax|
|Histological slides of cardiovascular, respiratory, alimentary systems|
|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|
|Dissection of Head, Neck and Brain|
|Models of special (systemic) embryology of special senses|
|Anthropological instruments and models|
Some of the popular avenues open to successful graduates of the course are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions.
|JOB POSITION||JOB DESCRIPTION||AVERAGE ANNUAL SALARY IN INR|
|Professor||They teach the discipline at schools/ academic institutions, and academically assess students.||4.8 to 6 Lakhs|
|Medical Transcriptionist||They play recorded medical reports and type them to print.||1.25 to 4.5 Lakhs|
|Clinical Physiologist||They carry out relevant procedures and investigations on patients to help the diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of diseases.||3 to 6 Lakhs|