The choice of subjects, be it Science or Arts, may vary between universities. For example, an economics degree may be given as a B.A. by one university, but as B.Sc. by another. Biology, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Social Science, Sport/Exercise Science, General Science, Earth Science, Computer Science and the other fields of Engineering are almost considered under sciences, universally.
Ideally, a student is expected to be comprehensive in these aspects, before enrolling oneself to the course: a. why he or she wants to pursue that career, b. how he or she would be successful in that career, c. find out the institutes of related courses, d. try to gather information about the career options and, e. test his/her aptitude to appear in the Entrance Exams.
A student can pursue Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc) by taking any science subject as the major subject. Numerous colleges offer specialisation in major subjects such as Chemistry, Mathematics, Zoology, Botany, Geology, Physics etc.
One can go further and opt for Masters degree (M.Sc) in their selected subjects, after completion of graduation. For further education, a student can do Ph.D degree on their particular subjects.
Some alluring job options after doing B. Sc or M.Sc are- Teachers/Professors (college/university), Scientists, Geologists, Chemists, Mathematicians, Physicists etc.
Below are some slides with little information on Top 10 Science Colleges across India.
St.Stephen's College is a religious foundation drawing inspiration from the life and teachings of Jesus Christ. It aims at helping its members realise spiritual, moral, intellectual and aesthetic values.
Founded on February 01, 1881, St.Stephen's is the oldest college in Delhi. With the establishment of Delhi University in 1922, it became one of the original constituent colleges.
The College aims at training young men and women of quality, to be leaders in all walks of life, who will play a vital role in bringing about the desired changes for the betterment of the people of our country, more particularly of the dalits and other poorer and marginalised sections of society.
The founding of Miranda House was an important event in the history of women's higher education in the country. It is one of the premier women's institutions of University of Delhi. It was the dream-child of Sir Maurice Gwyer, the then Vice-Chancellor, University of Delhi, and the founder of Miranda House.
St. Xavier's College in Mumbai, India is a college, named after Francis Xavier, the 16th-century Spanish Jesuit saint.
It has been awarded the highest rating A+ (5-Star) in the re-accreditation by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in 2007.
The famous Deccan Education Society which is the parent body of several educational institutions spread over the landscape of Maharashtra founded the Fergusson College, a premier institution of liberal learning in India, in the year 1885.
It has been named after Sir James Fergusson, then Governor of Bombay, who took keen interest in the development of the New English School as well as the Fergusson College and was the first patron of the Deccan Education Society.
Hansraj College is a constituent college of the University of Delhi and a premier institution of the DAV Managing Committee - the largest non-government educational organisation of the country. After partition DAV Managing Committee decided to set up its institutions in India. And they were the first to be setup at Ambala .
Hindu's leadership in teaching, research, and public service makes it an institute of excellence in higher education. Its students, faculty, and staff come together in a true community of scholars to advance knowledge, address societal challenges and pursue intellectual and personal fulfilment.
Founded in 1917 by the great educationist and philanthropist, Rai Kedar Nath. Ramjas College is one of the oldest colleges of Delhi. The College offers a wide range of courses, extra-curricular activities and technologically advanced facilities accessible to the faculty, the students and the support staff.
The college is known for its academic standing and leadership, along with its social commitment values. Besides, the unseen touch of the Almighty has always been felt and spoken of by generations of students and teachers.
It is a matter of pride, that the institution is ranked among the Top Ten Liberal Arts and Science Colleges in India. And also, received the Rating of A+ (equivalent to 90-95%) by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).