B.Sc Distance Education

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  • Approvals UGC-DEB | NAAC
  • Duration 3 Year
  • Eligibility 10 + 2 Pass
  • Fee 40000 - 60000* Per Year

About Course

B.Sc (Bachelors of Science) is the most popular course for science students after Class 12.

It provides deep theoretical and practical knowledge in various fields of science and educates the students in the fields of physical science, applied science, chemistry, mathematics, economics, biology, agriculture, horticulture, etc.

It is also available in distance education. Distance B.Sc is one of the best-known courses for those who have started earning or and who are already involved in higher education. Due to the incessant advantages of flexibility, affordability, versatility, online B.Sc, has increased over the years and as the new-age learners want, they are more interested to work while they learn to gain experience and knowledge parallelly.

The specializations offered in Bachelors of Science are, B.Sc Physics, B.Sc Nursing, B.Sc Computer Science, B.Sc Geography, B.Sc IT, B.Sc Biology, B.Sc Forensic Science, etc.

In the distance mode of the program, students will be having seminars and workshops from the subject experts as well as projects and assignments.

The course and curriculum of this program are different for each specialization and also differs a bit from institution to institution. The course consists of core subjects that are to be pursued by every student enrolled in that B.Sc course, and on the basis of their interest, they can select from the list of elective subjects offered by the college.

The mode of the examination depends on various universities. Some universities offer online examination mode while some have offline examination centres.

The minimum duration of completion is 3 years, however in distance education, many Universities allow a maximum of 6 years to complete the course.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Qualification : 10+2
  • Age limit : No age limit

Who is this Program for?

Admissions for distance B.Sc are done directly and there is hardly any entrance exam conducted.

The eligibility criteria for the Distance Program in Bachelors of Science differs from university to university, however, the basic eligibility criteria that are mostly followed are mentioned below:

  • The student must pass the 10+2 Boards Examination
  • There is no age limit while applying for B.Sc. Distance Education.
  • Most likely, there are no such entrance exams taken by any university in India as eligibility criteria, be it government, semi-government or private to enrol in the distance B.Sc. degree.

This course is for students who couldn’t score well in their boards and need a decent education in a good institution, or those who can’t afford the fees of a regular college but want to pursue higher studies. It is also well suitable for students who are busy in a side hustle, live remotely or can’t attend regular college due to any reason. Because of the flexibility in age to apply to this program, the students who couldn’t complete their studies in time can also apply, no matter what their age is.


Course Outcomes

  • Students get basic skills and knowledge to work in an ever-changing environment as a researcher, teacher, lecturer, consultant, counsellor, etc. Due to these major opportunities, many students prefer this degree.
  • The major objective of this course is to offer both theoretical and practical knowledge to scholars in the areas of Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, etc.
  • The student grooms in themselves a theoretical and practical knowledge of science and technologies that will help them boost their career.
  • The most attractive part of pursuing a degree in B.Sc is its great employment opportunities in the field of research and development sector.
  • For the students searching for careers in scientific research fields, B.Sc courses are the best choice for them.

Career Opportunities

After completing a Bachelor's degree in Science, the passed candidates can either pursue an M.Sc. course or they can even consider opting for a job. The job opportunities available after completing B.Sc are

  • Scientist
  • Research Associate
  • Professor
  • Lab Chemist
  • Statistician
  • Enumerators
  • Researcher
  • Biostatistician
  • Clinical Research Manager

Science graduates are not just restricted to only science-related jobs and they have the flexibility to opt for other fields like management, engineering, law etc.

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Distance B.Sc FAQ'S

What is a B.Sc degree?

B.Sc (Bachelors of Science) is the most popular course for science students after Class 12.

It is a 3-year undergraduate programme that provides deep theoretical and practical knowledge in various fields of science and educates the students in the fields of physical science, applied science, chemistry, mathematics, economics, biology, agriculture, horticulture, etc.

Can I do a B.Sc while doing a job?

Yes, through distance education mode of learning, you are free to do a job side by side or occupy yourself in any side hustle.

Can I do a B.Sc in distance mode?

Yes, this course is available in both regular and distance mode. The distance mode of this programme is approved by AICTE.

How many years does it take to complete a B.Sc?

The minimum duration of completion is 3 years, however, the maximum duration of completion in distance mode can be extended to 6 years.

What is the mode of learning for distance B.Sc?

In distance education, the mode of learning can be online or offline. In online mode, the learning is done through virtual classes and study material is provided through digital textbooks. In the offline mode of learning, the learning is done through weekend classes and study material is provided through the printed study material.

What is the value of a distance B.Sc degree?

The value of the AICTE approved distance B.Sc programme is the same as that of a regular B.Sc degree.

What is the difference in distance and regular B.Sc?

In the distance mode B.Sc programme, students don’t need to go to the college regularly and the course is done either through virtual classes over the internet or offline on weekends or as dated by the institution. However, in a regular B.Sc, students need to visit the colleges regularly and complete all the credits.

What is the eligibility to apply for a B.Sc?

The eligibility criteria for the Distance Program in Bachelors of Science differs from university to university, however, the basic eligibility criteria that are mostly followed are mentioned below:

The student must pass the 10+2 Boards Examination

There is no age limit while applying for B.Sc. Distance Education.

Most likely, there are no such entrance exams taken by any university in India as eligibility criteria, be it government, semi-government or private to enrol in the distance B.Sc. degree.

What is the admission process for distance B.Sc?

Please mail your choice of course and the required documents to our mail address and our counsellors will get in touch with you to find you the best college and help you with the admission procedure.

What are the different specializations in which students can pursue their B.Sc?

It provides a number of specializations ranging from core science subjects (Physics, Chemistry, etc), commerce (statistics), Earth sciences to specific core subjects such as Computer Science Travel and Tour Management, Forensic Science, Psychology and Fashion Management.

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