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Top 10 Science Colleges In India

By on December 22, 2012

A majority of students taking up science at their plus two level may look at becoming a doctor or an engineer. However, the large number of students still opting for the pure sciences for higher education is a heartening fact. The country has a multitude of good science colleges which are looking at not only imparting knowledge but are also helping forge successful careers in the field of science.

Top Science Colleges in India

Loyola College, Chennai

Affiliated to the University of Madras, the Loyola College ranks among the best science colleges in India because of the course structure followed here.

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It offers undergraduate studies in chemistry, mathematics, statistics, advanced zoology and biotechnology, computer science, physics, biotechnology and plant biology. Admission is on the basis of marks and interview.

St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi

The college, a premier educational institution that the country has today and affiliated to the University of Delhi, offers bachelor’s degree in chemistry, physics and mathematics. You should have a very high percentage (above 90% definitely) to apply. Admission is also dependent on how you fare in the interview round.

Presidency College, Chennai

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Directly run under the state government of Tamil Nadu, the college offers degree courses at the bachelor’s and master’s levels in mathematics, physics, statistics, chemistry, zoology, botany, geography, psychology and geology. Admission is on the basis of marks.

Presidency College, Kolkata

Affiliated to the University of Calcutta and originally set up in 1817 as the Hindoo College, it offers bachelor’s degree programs in mathematics, statistics, chemistry, bio-chemistry, botany, zoology, physics, and physiology. Admission is on merit basis.

St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata

Founded in 1860, this college offers bachelor’s degree in science in mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, micro-biology and economics. At the master’s level it offers the subjects biotechnology, computer science and physics with specialization in astrophysics. Admission is on the basis of merit.

Fergusson College, Pune

The Fergusson College in Pune is affiliated to the University of Pune and was set up by the Deccan Education Society in 1885. It offers the B. Sc. degree in subjects like botany, biotechnology, computer science, chemistry, environment science, electronic science, geology, mathematics, statistics, physics, microbiology and zoology.

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At the master’s level, you have options like organic chemistry, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, computer science, physics, electronic science, biotechnology, geology, microbiology and environmental science. Admission is on the basis of merit.

St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

Affiliated to the University of Bombay, this college offers subjects chemistry, mathematics, statistics, zoology, botany, microbiology, geology, life sciences and physics. Admission is primarily on the basis of marks.

Christ University, Bengaluru

This institute offers bachelor’s and master’s studies in chemistry, physics, mathematics, statistics, zoology, botany, biotechnology, electronics and computer science. It also has a number of certificate programs for students. Admission is on the basis of merit.

St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad

Affiliated to the University of Gujrat, the college offers bachelor’s degree course in mathematics, statistics, chemistry, physics, botany, biochemistry, electronics and zoology. It also offers master’s in chemistry.

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Admission is highly reserved for students who have passed their 12th board exams from the Gujrat Board. Students from other boards can also apply but have to obtain the Provisional Eligibility Certificate from the University (of Gujrat). The process includes a qualifying exam and an interview round (usually with the Principal of the college).

Hans Raj College, New Delhi

This college is affiliated to the University of Delhi and offers bachelor’s program in mathematics, applied physical sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, botany, chemistry, anthropology, computer science, electronics, geology, physics and zoology. Admission is on the basis of marks in class XII.

Some other good Science Colleges in the country include colleges like the Hanraj, Daulat Ram and Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences for graduation and Jamia Milia Islamia and Jawaharlal Nehru University for post graduation in Delhi; colleges like Bhavan’s, Elphinstone, Jai Hind and D.G. Ruparel in Mumbai; the Mount Carmel, Central, Government Science, National and the Maharani’s Science colleges in Bengaluru; and the Stella Maris College and Queen Mary’s College in Chennai.

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