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B.Sc. (Hons.) - Course Overview

The School of Advanced Engineering offers a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Sciences and a B.Sc. (Hons.) in Geology. The duration of the program is 4 years. Each program offers a range of specializations, allowing students to tailor their education to their individual interests and career goals. B.Sc. (Hons.) is a full-time 3-year undergraduate program, based on UGC’s Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). In the CBCS system, students have the freedom to choose core, elective, and skill-based courses. In addition, students are also provided support for the preparation of the JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. programs) entrance exam as well as placement in industries.

Curriculum

The curriculum diverges based on the chosen Core subject as well as the field of specialization. Visit the individual pages to learn more.

Fee Structure

Students must pay the fees within the stipulated time frame to secure their admission into the course. The fee can be paid online or offline through various modes of payment such as credit/debit card, net banking, or demand draft.

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Eligibility Criteria
  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (X & XII) & Minimum 50% aggregate in PCM/PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or Biology) at Senior Secondary level (XII).
CoreEligibility CriteriaSelection
B. Sc. (Hons) Mathematics / Chemistry / PhysicsMinimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary
level (X & XII) & Minimum 50% aggregate in PCM/PCB
(Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or Biology) at
Senior Secondary level (XII).
Personal Interview
B. Sc. (Hons) GeologyMinimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary
level (X & XII) & Minimum 50% aggregate in PCM/PCB
(Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or Biology) at
Senior Secondary level (XII).
Personal Interview
Selction Criteria
  • Personal Interview
Scope and Highlights

Studying B.Sc. (Hons.) at UPES School of Advance Engineering provides students with a comprehensive education, industry exposure, and practical training, making them well-equipped. The program offers a wide range of scope for graduates. They can pursue further studies in various fields like Masters in Science (M.Sc), Masters in Business Administration (MBA), Law, or opt for job opportunities in fields like Research and Development, Data Analysis, and many more.

Some of the highlights of B.Sc. (Hons.) programs include a strong foundation in the subject area, hands-on experience through laboratory work and projects, exposure to research, and opportunities to explore various career paths. The program also provides opportunities for personal and professional development through extracurricular activities, internships, and industry collaborations.

Career Opportunities

B.Sc. courses in India are a gateway to many job opportunities in a variety of sectors like healthcare industry, chemical industry, educational institutes, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology industry and more. UPES University has tied up with some prominent names in the industry like HCL, Hyundai, SAP and others which makes getting placement opportunities easier for students. There are numerous job roles that you can take:

  • Research Scientist
  • Scientific Assistant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Lab Chemist
  • Quality Control Manager
  • Researcher
  • Biostatistician
  • Clinical Research Manager
  • Consultant

These are just a few examples of the positions that graduates can apply for after completing a B.Sc. (Hons.) degree. The specific positions available will depend on the interests, skills, and experience of the individual graduate.

Why study B.Sc. (Hons.) at UPES School of Advanced Engineering?

UPES provides a range of specialisation in B.Sc. making it easier for students to pick their preferred stream. High technology is used for imparting learning through an experienced faculty in a world-class academic infrastructure. This helps students pick up a range of expertise useful to their work along with transferable skills.

Bachelor of Science is a course that not only offers a good salary package but also comes with great job satisfaction. Opportunities in this field are widespread and are not restricted to a specific domain. Students can join big multinationals, go in research field, or even choose animation and IT industry. They can also try out streams like marketing, business, and many other technical avenues.

Nestled in the picturesque settings of Dehradun, Uttarakhand, the university provides a calm ambience conducive to mental and physical growth. It boasts of a global knowledge eco-system designed on the pillars of effective training, research & development, and consultancy. With a global bend towards necessary training and learning, UPES prepares you to take up the best job roles and succeed in your career.

Innovative Teaching and Learning

We, at the department, believe in experiential teaching and learning and strive to imbibe problem-solving skills and critical thinking in students. The following practices are in place to improve the quality of teaching-learning and student experience.

Design and review of individual course plans at the beginning of sessionCourse Completion Report (CCR)
Academic planning and monitoringReal-world/Project-based assignments
Quality laboratory experienceEncouraging advanced learner
Slow learners supportICT-enabled classroom (sound system, mic, and projector)
Guest lectures from industry expertsIndustry-led courses
Certification coursesProfessional Software Training (PST) and Certification
NPTEL lecturesPrototype development
Use of virtual labsParticipation in competitive events (in-house/national/international)
 Participation in conferences/seminars/workshops (national/international)
Student Testimonials

Collection of feedback and reviews from our former students, providing valuable insights into the course's quality, faculty, infrastructure, and career prospects.

Programs and Specialisations

UPES School of Advanced Engineering offers a B.Sc. (Hons.) program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in various fields of science, including applied sciences and geology. Students may also have the opportunity to participate in internships or apprenticeships, which can provide valuable hands-on experience and exposure to the industry.

The B.Sc. (Hons.) in Applied Sciences covers a wide range of subjects, such as Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Geology, and aims to equip students with practical knowledge and skills required in the field of science. The course is intended for those who wish to pursue a career in research, academia, or industry.

The program includes both theoretical and practical components, with students being required to complete various projects, assignments, and laboratory work. The curricula for the program have been framed in consultation with industry, academia, alumni, and parents to make the students industry-ready upon graduation. Graduates of our programs are well-prepared to enter the workforce or pursue advanced studies in their field. Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specializations which are:

B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry
B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics
B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics
B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology

Placements

UPES’ annual placement drive gives students a chance to interact with recruiters from leading startups and MNCs from around the world. Here are some top recruiters at UPES:

Adani
Airbus
Alstom
Asian Paints
Baker Hughes
Boeing
Cairn
Dr. Reddy's
Ericsson
ExonMobil
Godrej
HalliBurton
Hyundai
Jubilent
KEC
Larsen & Turbo
Maruti Suzuki
Oceanring
ONGC
Panasonic
Reliance
Royal Enfield
Schneider
Shell
Siemens
slb
SUEZ
TEN
Total Energies
Vedanta

UPES has a record of 99 percent placement and ensures good opportunities for students as it attracts many big corporate houses. PEP (Personality Enhancement program) for students to develop a positive outlook and gain several skills necessary for their time at the university. The university will also assist the students in grabbing the best internship opportunities. The students will also be offered pre-placement boot camp for the students for Group Discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) training for their upcoming placements.

FAQs

What is B.Sc. (Hons.) Program?

B.Sc. (Hons.) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) is an undergraduate program that offers an in-depth study of a particular subject area in science. The program typically spans over a period of three years, and students are required to complete a set of core courses, elective courses, and a research project in their chosen subject area. B.Sc. (Hons.) programs aim to develop a strong foundation in science and analytical thinking, and prepare students for a range of careers in science and technology, as well as further studies at the postgraduate level.

What is the eligibility criteria for B.Sc. (Hons.) Program?
  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (X & XII) & Minimum 50% aggregate in PCM/PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or Biology) at Senior Secondary level (XII).
CoreEligibility CriteriaSelection
B. Sc. (Hons) Mathematics / Chemistry / PhysicsMinimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (X & XII) & Minimum 50% aggregate in PCM/PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or Biology) at Senior Secondary level (XII).Personal Interview
B. Sc. Food, Nutrition & Dietetics in School of Health Sciences.Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th) and Minimum 50% aggregate at Senior Secondary level (12th) with English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Mathematics are eligible to apply.Personal Interview
B. Sc. (Hons) GeologyMinimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (X & XII) & Minimum 50% aggregate in PCM/PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics or Biology) at Senior Secondary level (XII).Personal Interview
B. Sc. (Microbiology)Minimum 50% Marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (X and XII) with Mathematics/ Phys / Chem/Bio/Bio Tech +English as Major SubjectPersonal Interview
B. Sc. (Clinical Research)Minimum 50% Marks at Higher and Senior Secondary level (X and XII) with Mathematics/ Phys / Chem/Bio/Bio Tech +English as Major SubjectPersonal Interview
What are the different specializations I can opt for in B.Sc. (Hons.) Program?

Along with the core subject, students have the option to choose from subject-focused specializations which are:

  • Applied Sciences (B.Sc. (Hons.) Chemistry, B.Sc. (Hons.) Physics, B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics)
  • Petroleum Engineering & Earth Sciences (B.Sc. (Hons.) Geology)
Does UPES provide scholarships for B.Sc. (Hons.) Program?

There are academic scholarships for meritorious students; domicile scholarships for bonafide Uttarakhand students; freeships under Project ‘Jyoti’ for students from economically weaker sections; and sports scholarships under Project ‘Vijay’. Check the link for more information https://www.upes.ac.in/admissions/scholarships

What are the career opportunities after doing B.Sc. (Hons.) Program?

After completing a B.Sc. (Hons.) program, graduates can pursue a range of career opportunities in various sectors such as research and development, data analysis, education, healthcare, and many more. Some of the job roles include Research Analyst, Data Scientist, Biotechnologist, Chemist, Scientific Writer, and many more. Graduates can also choose to pursue higher studies in their chosen subject area, leading to a Master's degree or a Ph.D.

What is the average salary after the B.Sc. (Hons.) Program?

The average salary after completing a B.Sc. (Hons.) program in India can range from 3-6 lakhs per annum depending on the job role, experience, and organization. Graduates with higher qualifications and work experience can earn even higher salaries. The salary may also vary depending on the field of specialization, with some fields like data science and biotechnology offering higher salaries compared to others.

Are there hostel facilities for boys and girls getting admission for the course?

Yes, hostel facility is provided by the University. Residential blocks have been earmarked for limited on-campus accommodation (on first come, first serve basis), separately for boys and girls on triple sharing basis. Students wishing to avail hostel facility (on-campus) will need to deposit fee in advance.

The fee indicated below is for academic session 2022-23 only and is on triple sharing basis 
Fee: Rs. 1,65,000/- Regular hostel for boys and girls at Bidholi and Kandoli campus.

In additional to the hostel fee, an interest free refundable hostel security fee of Rs. 10,000/- will be taken at the time of registration.

Note: Students who wish to avail the campus hostel facility should submit the following documents along with the requisite hostel fee without fail:

  • Medical Certificate*
  • Police Verification Report* (from their respective city/town)

*Format is available in registration letter sent separately only to admitted students.

Note: Hostel refund will be as per UGC norms.