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April 06, 2022 • 11:52 am

Career Scope for Science Aspirants – Exploring Best Options

Have you chosen science as the core subject and not know about the next career option?


Are you acknowledged with the available career options in science but got stuck between the 1st or 2nd?

It doesn’t matter whatever the problem is, wherever you got stuck, Eduncle would solve all your queries and provide the best guidance for your career.

After the completion of Class 12th, a student aspires to choose for a the more specialized and professional career path that could take him to his desired destination. Today, there are several new courses introduced in the Education Field that the student gets puzzled which field to choose and which not? Well! Nowadays, several new courses are being introduced in the education field. This creates confusion for a student over which field to choose and which not.

Most of the students choosing the Undergraduate Courses after Class 12 has five major options – Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering/Technology, and Bachelor’s in Computer Application and Graduate Medical Courses, i.e., MBBS.

Each year, several entrance exams are being conducted by various govt. and private agencies for admissions in Bachelor Courses in private and govt. universities and colleges in India.

Let us check out all the Science career options available for the three major streams.


Career Options in Science for Engineering Stream

Science Stream Career Options for Bachelor’s

Career Scopes in Medical Stream

B. Pharma and Medical Science Career Options

Alternate Career Options After Science for Students



Career Options in Science for Engineering Stream –


The under-graduation courses are the basic degree nowadays. The dilemma to make a career through post-graduation and master’s degree courses has risen among the students in the past few years. With the sheer number of courses and variety of Research fields, doing a master’s program could offer you many career opportunities.

The Indian Colleges and Universities are autonomous, and they have their own way to take admissions in post-graduation. Some take admission by the undergraduate score, while others need to clear the Competitive and Entrance Exam.

After completing the Bachelor’s in Engineering and Technology from various Engineering branches, a student chooses to -


1) Work in Engineering Sectors-

Most of the engineering students opt to work in the engineering field. They choose the engineering organization at campus placement and gain experience.


2) Higher Studies (M. Tech/MS) Program –

Master’s in Technology is another option for an Engineering Student. Clearing the GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test for Engineering) could help you get admission in the master’s courses from major universities and colleges like IITs and NITs. At the same time, most of the PSUs (Public Sector Undertaking) recruit their employees depending upon their GATE scorecard.


3) Choose Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) –

To make your career in the Business and Administration field, Common Aptitude Test (CAT), Common Management Admission Test (CMAT), Xavier Aptitude Test (XAT), etc. exams are conducted. A master’s degree in management could land you up on a career with a handsome salary package after Engineering.


4) Choose specialization Courses like Auto Cad, Hardware and Software Courses, and many more.



Science Stream Career Options for Bachelor’s –


Science is a vast field, and there are various career options to choose for aspirants. Some science stream career options are being catered below.


For Computer Science Application Field –

Computer Science career options help you understand the Hardware and Software concepts and the Computer Operating System Skills. For a career in Computer Science and Software field, the courses include -

Bachelor’s in computer application (BCA)

Master’s in computer application (MCA)

After the completion of the above courses you can work in the Software, IT and Development companies as a –

Network and System Administrator

Software Developer

Web Designer

Database Administrator

Web and Multimedia Programmer


Biochemist or Biophysicist

Biochemists and biophysicists study living things' chemical and physical properties and biological processes. To operate in this sector, you will need to have an under-graduation degree in biochemistry, biology, chemistry, or physics. Through this, you can qualify for an entry-level job only.



Chemists studies about various chemicals to create something innovative for our future. For higher positions in Chemistry, you should have a post-graduation degree or doctorate. Still, there are a limited number of jobs that require only a bachelor's degree.



Conservationist helps property owners and governments find a way to sustain natural resources like soil and water.

You will need to obtain a bachelor's degree in ecology, natural resource management, farming, biology, or environmental science to get a job in this sector.


Suggested Reads - If you want to make a career in the research field, you can appear for UGC NET and CSIR NET exams conducted for junior research fellowship.


Forensic Scientist

They are also known as forensic science technicians or crime scene investigators who collect and evaluate physical proof.

Many employers prefer candidates with a minimum of two years of specialized training or a degree in applied science or technology related to science. Others will employ only those with a bachelor's degree in chemistry, biology, or forensics.


Environmental Science and Protection Technician

Environmental science and safety technicians — sometimes referred to as environmental technicians who monitor the environment, investigate pollution sources, and operate under the guidance of environmental researchers.

To join as an Environmental Scientist and Protection Technician, you should have an associate degree or certificate in applied science or technology related to science. Still, some organizations may ask for a bachelor's degree in chemistry or biology.



Career Scopes in Medical Stream


There are various career options for the aspirants in the field of Medical. Some areas follow -


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

The undergraduate course for aspirants who want to become a doctor is an MBBS degree. To get this opportunity, you will have to qualify for the NEET exam conducted by the National Testing Agency. An MBBS graduate becomes a licensed medical practitioner.

The MBBS course is completed in five years and six months, including one year of rotational internship in Non-Profit Organizations (NGOs) structured hospitals, health centres, and health camps. MBBS course syllabus involves anatomy, pharmacology, pathology, community health & medicine, pediatrics, and surgical studies.



Dentistry, also known as dental and oral medicine., It is a branch of medicine consisting of the research, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of illnesses, disorders, and oral cavity conditions, frequently found in dentition, but also the oral mucosa, and neighboring and associated structures and tissues, especially in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) region.



B. Pharma and Medical Science Career Options


Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) is an undergraduate course. Students interested in the medical sector (with the exception of becoming a doctor) may choose this course after class 12 in PCB or PCM.

The students can practice as a pharmacist after completing this degree. Pharmacists can operate in a range of prescribing, manufacturing, and supplying sectors. This course lasts four years.

After completing this course to become a master's in pharmacy, candidates can do M.Pharm. After M.Pharm in Pharmacy, candidates are employed as project assistants or research fellows at research institutes after M.Pharm in Pharmacy.

There are also some career scopes in the medical stream which can be opted by students as follow –






Nutrition and Dietetics

Veterinary Science




Alternate Career Options After Science for Students


Career in Administrative Services (IAS, IPS, IFS) through UPSC, CSE Exam

Career in Banking and Revenue Services as Probationary Officer (PO) and Clerk through IBPS and SBI Exams.

Career in Govt Sector at A and B grade Posts through SSC CGLRRB, and CDS Combined Defense Services Exams.

Career in Marketing

Career in Research and Business Analyst

Career in Technical Writing and Editing

Career in Fashion Designing

Career in Forensic Science

Career in Hotel Management and Tourism.

Career in Animation and Multimedia

Career in Design and Architect

Career in Space and Research Agencies like ISRO, DRDO, and BARC.

Career in overseas Universities through GRE and GMAT Exams

Career in Humanities and Social Sciences.

Teaching and Lectureship for Science


In this article, we have shared various science career options in detail.

We hope that the above-mentioned information is relevant for you. If so, then kindly share it with your friends and relatives.

If you find something missing in this blog, please share your suggestions in the comment section below. You can ask for any query over the same.


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