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




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Updated On - January 11th 2019 By SAKSHI GUPTA

Bachelor of Science or B.Sc. in Electronics is an undergraduate course which introduces students to the fundamentals of electrical circuits such as transistors, vacuum tubes, integrated circuits and diodes. It is a 3 year course and is divided in 6 semesters.

B.Sc. Electronics is a field of science and technology that studies the controllmovement ed of electrons through various media and vacuum. The basic eligibility for admission to the course is a 10+2 with science subjects including physics, chemistry, and biology.

The average tuition fee for B.Sc. Chemistry in government aided college ranges from INR 10,000 to 20,000 for three years. For private institutions, the fee may be as high as 1.5 Lakh INR.

Once the course is over, a B.Sc. graduate can seek employment in various public and private sector. Some of the job designations which are ideal for a B.Sc. Chemistry graduate are Service engineer, Software analyst, Senior sales manager, Electronics and Communication Consultant, etc. The initial salary in these positions in the government organizations varies from INR 10,000 to 32,000 per month and in the private sector the package after B.Sc. Electronics varies from INR3,50,000 to 4,00,000 per annum.

What is B.Sc. Electronics about?

B.Sc. Electronics is a specialized course for students who wish to learn the fundamentals of electronics. This course prepares a student for challenges in the electronics and communication industry as it demands good analytical and communication skills.

The subjects  studied under B.Sc. Electronics Syllabus are Engineering materials, Digital electronics, Analog electronics, Data structure, Programming languages, Quantum mechanics, Mathematics, Statistics, Network analysis, Fundamentals of electronics, and electromagnetic.


The course is of three years duration, with two semesters in each year, making it a total of 6 semesters.

For distance programs the minimum duration is 3 years and maximum duration is 6 years during which a student needs to fulfill the requirements of the course. Universities like Annamalai University provide the course in distance mode.

Academic Options after B.Sc. Electronics

After B.Sc. Chemistry, a student can opt for many Post-graduate courses available in India such as :

  • Electronics
  • M.Phil Electronics
  • PhD Electronics

The above mentioned courses are available in many universities such as University of Delhi, Jawaharlal Nehru University and Osmania University.

Where to study B.Sc. Electronics?

B.Sc. Electronics is available at many Science Colleges in India. Some of the top institutes for B.Sc. Electronics from across the country are listed below:

Name of Institute


Zakir Hussain College

New Delhi

Shri Guru Gobind Singh College


Andhra University


The Oxford College of Science


Maharshi Dayanand University


Fergusson College


Vinayaka Institution of Management and Technology

New Delhi

Annamalai University

Tamil Nadu

St. Xavier’s College


Bangalore City College


Bonnie Foi College


Bharathidasan University


D.A.V. College


Don Bosco College


Christhu Raj College


Government Gandhi Memorial Science College


Islamia Karimia College


Who should opt for B.Sc. Electronics?

The people interested in manufacturing and designing electric components and devices should opt for the course as it needs an inventive and creative mind. Those candidates who have an eye for detail, analytical skills, communication skills, ability to work as a part of a team are suitable for this course.

This course is also ideal for students who want to take up a job as a lecturer or a professor in both private as well government colleges.

How to Get Admission in Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Electronics)

Admission to B.Sc. Chemistry to a majority of colleges in India is merit-based. However, a few universities such as GITAM University conducts GSAT for admission to the program.

Direct Admission

Colleges which follow merit-based admission process, generally release a cut off percentage for admission to the program. The admission forms are available in the month of May/June after the results for 10+2 are declared. Universities like University of Delhi release a central cut off list for affiliated colleges. Students who fulfill the cut-off criteria are then granted admission in the respective colleges.

Entrance Examination

The forms for entrance examinations are also available in the months of May and June and the exam is ideally conducted in the month of June.  The entrance test is of 2-3 hours duration and contains objective type questions from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English. Students are assessed on the basis of their performance in the entrance test and marks scored in 10+2 examination. 



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