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19 May 2018

6 best courses Delhi University offers for science students

List of popular DU courses for science students

The University of Delhi is one of the most desired educational institutions in the country; every year, it receives lakhs of applications from students, including those from science stream.

While BE/BTech and MBBS are the most popular courses for science students, the university offers several medical and non-medical courses apart from these two.

Here's a list of six such courses offered by DU.

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List of popular DU courses for science students
Engineering remains a popular choice among non-medical science students


Engineering remains a popular choice among non-medical science students

Delhi University's Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) offers BTech in Information Technology & Mathematical Innovations. It conducts an entrance exam to select students.

Also, Delhi's Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), affiliated to DU, offers Bachelor of Engineering (BE) program in subjects like Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Mechanical, Information Technology, Biotechnology among others. Admission is done through JEE-Main followed by Joint Admission Counselling.

MBBS program

MBBS, most sought-after course after 12th in medical field

Delhi University also offers the five-year MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), an undergraduate program in the medical field.

Applicants must have studied physics, chemistry, biology, and English in Class-12 (or equivalent). They must have obtained at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects.

Selection is done on the basis of the candidate's NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) UG score.

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PCB students can also build career in pharmacy


PCB students can also build career in pharmacy

Apart from MBBS, science students who have completed Class 12 with PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) can also pursue pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on safe, effective medication.

Delhi University offers three-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma) course. Applicants must have passed Class 12 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 60% in the three subjects. Admission to the program is entrance based.

BSc Food Tech

DU also offers BSc in Food Technology

Food Technology is a branch of science that primarily deals with the activities and techniques of manufacturing, processing, and preserving food.

The three-year Bachelor of Science in Food Technology course is also offered by DU. Students with a minimum of 55% score in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology/Biotechnology and 50% marks in English.

Admission to this course depends on the cut-offs released by the colleges.

Another popular DU course, BSc (Hons.) in Computer Science

Computer Science

Another popular DU course, BSc (Hons.) in Computer Science

Computer Science is a field of study that covers the fundamentals and principles of computers, latest technologies, and design and use of computers.

Those interested in this can opt for the advanced three-year BSc (Hons.) in Computer Science offered by DU.

Applicants should have secured at least 55% overall in Class-12 and 60% in Mathematics, one language, and two other subjects. Admission is cutoff-based.

BA (Hons.) Psychology

Psychology, the science of human mind and behavior

Psychology is an interesting field that deals with the study of human mind and the functions that affect the human behavior.

Delhi University offers three-year Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Psychology, which is one of the most popular DU courses. Students of any stream with a minimum of 45% at 10+2 level are eligible to apply.

Admission to this program is merit based.

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Can you tell me about the BA course at DU CIC? What subjects can I study in BA?

Asked on 21-05-2018 by Aditya Mishra

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Under its Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC), Delhi University offers Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Humanities and Social Sciences. The course seeks to enable students to draw upon the resources, talent and expertise available in different colleges. Instead of prescribing a fixed set of courses, this course presents an opportunity to the student to design his/her own degree. For more, please check this link.

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Is there a graduation course in genetics/biochemistry in DU?

Asked on 20-05-2018 by Simi Sharma

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DU offers B.Sc. (Hons.) Biochemistry. Requirements of subjects passed- Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and Physics/Mathematics, i.e. PCB or CBM. Selection will be made on the basis of marks in the aggregate of 3 Science subjects as mentioned in Column 3. For more details about admission in the course, please check this link (Pg. No. 34). For course details, you can check this link.

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