Science stream has always been one of the highly opted streams. Also science is the future of the economy/nation and so there are majority of employability options in this field. Students looking forward to a career in Science have a wide range of options at both UG (undergraduate) and PG (postgraduate) levels. Students can choose to pursue courses such as BSc (Bachelor of Science), MSc (Master of Science) and PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) in a variety of Science branches/ specialisations. There are a wide variety of career prospects for students in both Science areas. However, job/ career prospects in the field of Science depend on the course and specialisation of a candidate. In this article I have mentioned top 11 colleges to pursue science in India.
1. Hindu College
It is located in North Campus, Delhi. Hindu college is under government ownership and is affiliated with the University of Delhi. It is one of the oldest colleges in Delhi University and offers a variety of courses not only in the science stream but also in the arts stream and commerce field as well. The fee for the majority of courses ranges from 60k to 65k. The college also has a good record in terms of placement, it provides a placement package of around 5LPA.
2. Miranda house
Miranda House College is again a renowned college located on the North Campus of the University of Delhi? It follows the admission procedure introduced by Delhi University i.e. mainly merit-based. It is an only women college and offers a variety of undergraduate, diploma, and postgraduate courses in all three disciplines – arts, commerce, and science. Its fee ranges from 58k-59k. The college also provides placement packages of around 4-5 LPA.
3. MCC-madras Christian College-
MCC-madras Christian College is one of the oldest extant colleges in Asia. It is affiliated with the University of Madras; it is an autonomous institution that functions from its main campus in Tambaram in Chennai. The college has about 30 regular undergraduate and postgraduate courses in disciplines like science, arts, and commerce. The fee ranges from 30k-80k; varying from course to course Students from boards other than CBSE, Tamil Nadu State Board, AISSCE, and ISCE are required to get the eligibility certificate from the University of Madras to get admission to the college. The institute provides a placement package of approximately 2-3LPA. This college offers the main stream Science courses for students.
4. Sri Venkateswara College
Sri Venkateswara College is located in Dhaula Kuan, Delhi. It is a part of the south campus of the University of Delhi. The college is best known for its arts faculty but it also provides a variety of courses in many fields and streams. Its fee ranges from 40k-41k. The college also provides placement packages around 4-5 LPA varying with courses.
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5. Christ university
Christ university is located on Hosur Road, Bangalore. The Ministry of HRD (Government of India) declared Christ as a Deemed-to-be University in 2008. The University is specifically known for its UG courses and was ranked 1 for BCA by India Today 2020. The University offers a variety of courses across streams, such as Law, Management, Science, Arts & Humanities, and Commerce. The fee for the majority of courses falls between the ranges of 2 to 3 lakhs. The college provides placement packages around 4-5 LPA.
6. Women’s christian College
Women’s christian College is located on college road, Chennai. The college offers various undergraduate, diploma, and postgraduate courses in all three disciplines like B.Com, B.Sc., BCA, BBA, M.Sc., and many more. Its fee ranges from 61k-62k. The college also provides average placement packages of around 4 LPA.
7. Gargi College
Located in Green Park, Delhi; Gargi College is under government ownership and affiliated with the University of Delhi. It is only Women College and is mainly known for its arts courses and faculty. Apart from art courses, it also offers bachelors and masters courses in the science and commerce stream as well. This college offers the main stream Science courses for students. Admission to most of the programs is merit-based i.e. on the basis of cut-offs released by the college itself. The fee ranges from 40 – 45k varying with program/courses. It also provides placement of around 4-5 LPA.
8. Sacred Heart College
Sacred Heart College is located in Kochi. It is a privately owned college and is affiliated with Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore. It offers undergraduate and post-graduate courses, alongside research programs. The college offers B.A., B.Com, B.Sc., BBA, and BCA courses at the undergraduate level. M.A., M.Sc., M.Com, MCA, MBA, and MSW (Masters of Social Work) are the courses offered at the post-graduate level. The fee for the above-mentioned courses falls in the range of 16k to 17k. It also offers placement of around 2-3 LPA.
9. Deen Dayal Upadhyay College
Deen Dayal Upadhyay College is under public ownership, affiliated with the University of Delhi, and located in Dwarka, New Delhi. The college is best known for its science faculty and offers various courses across many streams like B.Com, B.Sc, B.A., M.Sc., and many more. Its fee ranges from 58k-59k. It also provides placement packages around 2-3LPA.
10. Maharaja Agrasen College
Maharaja Agrasen College is again a government college under the University of Delhi. The college offers all kinds of bachelor’s and master’s courses and programs in the field of science. It is mainly known for its science faculty only and is located in Vasundhra Enclave, New Delhi. The fee falls somewhere around 40k to 50k. The college also provides placement packages around 2-4 LPA.
11. Atma Ram Santana College
Atma Ram Santana College is a gem of the south campus of the University of Delhi and is located in Dhaula Kuan, Delhi. The college offers many undergraduate courses in all three streams – science, arts, and commerce but is mainly known for its science faculty. Its fee ranges from 40k-41k. It provides a placement package of 3-4LPA.
The Science stream has very diverse branches and divisions and so there are many employability options in the field. So, if you are aiming to make a career in this field only then you must examine the mentioned colleges and Universities. I have tried to mention the best and top most colleges for science fields. Hope the article help you to find out the best colleges for Science.
By: Nupur Bhagat