Job Opportunities & Salary Offered After Completing BSc Degree

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Manisha Kumari
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Career Opportunities After Completing BSc Degree

Career Opportunities After Completing BSc Degree

Bachelor of Science or BSc is one of the most crowd-pleasing choices as an undergraduate degree after the engineering and medical stream for those who have studied Science as a stream in Class 11 and Class 12. A three-year regular BSc course would comprise subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Zoology, Botany, and Mathematics. However, students can also do honors degrees like  BSc Physics, BSc Chemistry, BSc Mathematics, etc. There are a plethora of subjects and specialisations one can opt for in BSc. After gaining a holistic understanding of the concepts in the concerned subjects students have wide career options in teaching, Research Analyst, Data Scientist, Agriculture Officer, Forest Officer, biochemist, and many more. However, to prosper further, it is always advisable to pursue an MSc degree. In order to get an edge over their competitors, candidates can opt to pursue more specialised BSc courses, which would make them more employable right after completing their BSc degree.

In this Shiksha article, we have presented the job opportunities after completing BSc along with the expected salary and other aspects of building a successful career after BSc. 

Popular Science Branches

The following section brings the top Science specialisations or branches that are pursued by students.

                                          Popular BSc branches

BSc IT (Information Technology)

BSc Computer Science

BSc Nursing

BSc Fashion Design

BSc Animation

BSc Hospitality

BSc Agriculture

BSc Biotechnology

BSc Nautical Science

BSc Zoology

Top Job Profiles According to BSc Specialisations and Salary

We have listed a few popular professional BSc courses and jobs offered to aspirants after securing their graduation degrees



Salary Offered (in INR LPA)

BSc (Agriculture)

Private jobs

Assistant Manager-Tea Plantation

3.5 to 4

Assistant Manager-Rubber Plantation

3.5 to 4

Teak Plantation Manager

4 to 5

Assistant Manager-Coffee Plantation

3.5 to 5

Manager-Jute plantation

3 to 4

Social Forestry Officer

5 to 6

Plant Breeder/Grafting Expert

3 to 4.5

Budding/Tissue Culture Expert

3 to 4 

Seed/Nursery Manager

3.5 to 5

Government jobs

Agriculture Specialist Officer(SO)

(IBPS SO exam)

6.5 to 7.5

Agriculture Officer

(SSC, NABARD exam)

5 to 6.6

Food Safety Officer

(FSSAI, FCI, State food safety officer exams)

6 to 7

Forest Officer


8 to 9.5

BSc (Aquaculture)/Fisheries Science

Private jobs

Biological Technician

2 to 5

Aquaculture Manager

Aquaculture Consultant

Wildlife Biologist

BSc (Biochemistry)

Private jobs


3 to 6

Healthcare scientist, clinical biochemistry

Medical coder

Clinical research associate

Forensic scientist

Physician associate

Research scientist (life sciences)

Scientific laboratory technician

Clinical Scientist


Biomedical scientist

Assistant Technical Manager- Genetics

BSc (Bioinformatics)

Private jobs


5 to 6

Bioinformatics Scientist


Research Scientist

Bioinformatics analyst

2 to 10 

Computational biologist 

4 to 7 

Software developer of bioinformatics


BSc (Computer Science)

Private jobs

Software Developer

3 to 6

Computer Systems Analysts

Network Administrators

Computer Programmers

Hardware Developer

Software tester

3 to 6

Website developer

2 to 4

Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Tester

3 to 4

IT Supervisor

3 to 5

BSc Dietetics

Private jobs


3 to 6

Food Scientists

Food Service Managers

Health Counsellor

Food processing Manager

BSc (Electronic)

Private jobs

Field Service Engineer

2 to 3

Electrical Electrician

2 to 3

Techical Support Executive

2.5 to 3.5

Telecommunications Engineer

2.5 to 3.5

Broadcast and sound technician 

3 to 4

Government jobs

Electronics communication Engineer

4 to 5

ECIL - Trainee

3 to 4

NTPC- Trainee

4 to 5

ISRO/DRDO- Engineer

5 to 7

BSc (Food Technology)

Private jobs

Quality assurance executive

5 to 6

Food Handler

Food Processing Operator

Food Inspector

Organic Chemists

Analytical Chemists

Food technologist

Production Supervisor

Quality Controller

Government jobs

Technical officer , Safety officer

(FSSAI exam)

6 to 7

Food safety officer

(FCI exam)

6 to 7

Food safety Officer

(State FSO exams)

5 to 6

BSc (Forensic Science)

Private jobs

Forensic Pathologists

4 to 8

Forensic Anthropologists

Forensic Psychologists

Clinical Forensic Medicine Experts

Forensic Serology Experts

Forensic Chemists



Forensic Linguists

Government jobs

Forensic Consultant

(Directorate of Forensic science services MHA)

6 TO 7

Forensic Investigator

(Lok Nayak jayprakash Narayan national institute of criminology and forensic sciences)

3 to 4

Assistant Cental intelligence Officer

(Intelligence Bureau, MHA)

3 TO 4

Information Officer


4 TO 5

BSc (Forestry)

Private jobs


4 to 6

Nursery Manager

Field Investigator

Fruit Growers

Plant Biochemist


Government jobs

Forest Range Officer

(Shimla HPPSC)

4 to 5

Beat Forest Officer

(Kerala PSC)

5 to 7

Indian Forest Services


8 to 9

BSc (Medical Technology)

Private jobs

Medical Technologist

2 to 6

Lab Technician

Laboratory Manager

Research Assistant

Medical coder

BSc (Microbiology)

Private jobs


3 to 6

Industrial Microbiologists

Medical Microbiologists

Biomedical Scientist

Cell Biologists






Environmental Microbiologists

Food Microbiologists

Marine Microbiologists

Lab Assistant

Government jobs



4 to 5

BSc (Nautical Science)

Private jobs

Deck Officer

5 to 8

Scuba Diver

Nautical Surveyors


Radio Officer

Navigation officer

Government jobs

Dredge cadets, trainee marine engineer

(Dredging corporation of india limited)

5 to 8


(Central institute of fisheries and engineering and training)

Fisheries Officer

(Kerala Public Service Commission)

BSc (Nursing)

Private jobs

Staff Nurse

2 to 5

Industrial Nurse

Psychiatric Nurse

Home Care Nurses

Nursing executives

Government jobs

Military Nurse

(Indian Army Military Nursing)

7 to 8

Nursing officer

( Different State Nursing officer exams) 

5 to 6

BSc (Nutrition)


6 to 8

BSc (Physiotherapy)

Assistant Physiotherapist

  • Freshers - Rs 25,000 to Rs 35,000
  • With Experience - Rs 4.20 Lakh to 9 Lakh per annum

Rehabilitation specialist

Sports physiotherapist

Research Assistant

BSc (Psychology)


2 to 7


Assistant Clinical Psychologist


Social Worker

BSc (Genetics)

Assistant Geneticist

3 to 5

Research Assistant

Assistant Professor

Lab Assistant

BSc (Information Technology)


2.5 to 4

Database Administrator


System Analyst

Computer Support Specialist

Hardware and Network Expert

BSc (Biotechnology)

Private jobs

Lab Assistant

3 to 6

Quality Assurance

Cell culture analyst


Clinical research jobs

Safety expert

Government jobs

Technical officer, Safety officer

(FSSAI exam)

6 to 7

Food safety officer

(FCI exam)

6 to 7

BSc Zoology

Private jobs

Lab technician 

3 to 4



Government jobs

Indian forest services 


8 to 9

Note: The salary packages mentioned above have been picked from Payscale and the salary packages mentioned below are of individuals with 1-4 years of experience to 8-9 years on experience. The salary figures mentioned are indicative and may vary depending on the recruiter, candidates' skills, market scenario among other factors.

Skills Required for Career After BSc

BSc graduates should possess the following skillsets to excel in their career or any of the above mentioned job roles:

  • Observation skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Logical skills
  • Scientific skills
  • Research skills
  • Mathematical and computational skills
  • Information Technology/Software and Hardware knowledge
  • Communication skills

 Top Recruiters for BSc Graduates

As stated above, the job roles one can pursue after the completion of the BSc course is diverse. Hence, the recruiters also range across industry sectors. Among those, the top companies which recruit BSc graduates from top colleges are as follows:

  • Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
  • HCL Technologies
  • International Business Machine (IBM)
  • Wipro
  • Yahoo!
  • Larsen & Toubro Infotech
  • Amazon
  • Capgemini
  • Reliance Industries Limited.
  • Biocon

Career Options After BSc in Academics

It is not mandatory that a BSc graduate will have to build a career in the corporate field. Those who are academically inclined can either go for higher studies or go for a career in an academic field. Some of the higher studies options after BSc are MSc and PhD in a specialisation of students' choice. Apart from the core Science courses, some other courses that one can pursue include professional degrees like MBA, PGDM

The top academic job profiles after BSc include the following:

  • Teacher
  • Assistant Professor
  • Research Associate
  • Laboratory Assistant
  • Academic writer
  • Academic Counselor

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Rakesh Kumar

2 weeks ago

Hey guys now i am studying in bsc medical 2nd year please suggest me jobs after completion of bsc

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6 months ago

Hi sir/Madam,
I am kabilan. I am studing 2nd year biotecnology after my graduate i am looking a better work in lab based jobs in londan so suggest some jobs for me .

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Lakshya Sharma

7 months ago

Sir my name is lakshya I completed my bsc with maths n I need a good job pls suggest me some .

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Anugraha Das

8 months ago

what about part time jobs for bsc geology graduate in germany

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Lokesh manyam

8 months ago

Sir/Madam, i am currently studying BSC Environment and Zoology. I am a 1 year student, Due to my family conditions i want to settle in a good job immediately after completing my BSC (i still has 2 years time to complete my BSC). what do you suggest me to do to get settled in a good job within 2 y...Sir/Madam, i am currently studying BSC Environment and Zoology. I am a 1 year student, Due to my family conditions i want to settle in a good job immediately after completing my BSC (i still has 2 years time to complete my BSC). what do you suggest me to do to get settled in a good job within 2 years , which means immediately after completing my BSC. you can also tell me about possible ways not related to my BSC also i will start preparing for those jobs from now, so by the time i complete my BSC i will get settled. I will be very thankful for you if you help me. please suggest me some ways to get settled with in 2 years with a degree qualification

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