19 May 2018: 6 best courses Delhi University offers for science students
The University of Delhi is one of the most desired educational institutions in the country; every year, it receives lakhs of applications from students, including those from science stream.
While BE/BTech and MBBS are the most popular courses for science students, the university offers several medical and non-medical courses apart from these two.
Here's a list of six such courses offered by DU.
Engineering: Engineering remains a popular choice among non-medical science students
Delhi University's Cluster Innovation Centre (CIC) offers BTech in Information Technology & Mathematical Innovations. It conducts an entrance exam to select students.
Also, Delhi's Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology (NSIT), affiliated to DU, offers Bachelor of Engineering (BE) program in subjects like Electronics and Communication, Computer Science, Mechanical, Information Technology, Biotechnology among others. Admission is done through JEE-Main followed by Joint Admission Counselling.
MBBS program: MBBS, most sought-after course after 12th in medical field
Delhi University also offers the five-year MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery), an undergraduate program in the medical field.
Applicants must have studied physics, chemistry, biology, and English in Class-12 (or equivalent). They must have obtained at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology subjects.
Selection is done on the basis of the candidate's NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) UG score.
BPharma: PCB students can also build career in pharmacy
Apart from MBBS, science students who have completed Class 12 with PCB (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology) can also pursue pharmacy, the field of health sciences focusing on safe, effective medication.
Delhi University offers three-year Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharma) course. Applicants must have passed Class 12 (or equivalent) with a minimum of 60% in the three subjects. Admission to the program is entrance based.
BSc Food Tech: DU also offers BSc in Food Technology
Food Technology is a branch of science that primarily deals with the activities and techniques of manufacturing, processing, and preserving food.
The three-year Bachelor of Science in Food Technology course is also offered by DU. Students with a minimum of 55% score in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics/Biology/Biotechnology and 50% marks in English.
Admission to this course depends on the cut-offs released by the colleges.
Computer Science: Another popular DU course, BSc (Hons.) in Computer Science
Computer Science is a field of study that covers the fundamentals and principles of computers, latest technologies, and design and use of computers.
Those interested in this can opt for the advanced three-year BSc (Hons.) in Computer Science offered by DU.
Applicants should have secured at least 55% overall in Class-12 and 60% in Mathematics, one language, and two other subjects. Admission is cutoff-based.
BA (Hons.) Psychology: Psychology, the science of human mind and behavior
Psychology is an interesting field that deals with the study of human mind and the functions that affect the human behavior.
Delhi University offers three-year Bachelor of Arts (Honors) in Psychology, which is one of the most popular DU courses. Students of any stream with a minimum of 45% at 10+2 level are eligible to apply.
Admission to this program is merit based.