Life Science: It deals with the structure and behaviour of living organisms, including the study of Botany, Biochemistry, Physiology, Entomology, Zoology, Microbiology and Genetic Engineering, etc.
How to Get In: Students who have chosen PCM and PCB in 12th standards are eligible for this field. Public Universities facilitate admission on the basis of cut - off marks of your 12th Results. Private universities conduct their own tests. In case of Postgraduate courses there are national level entrance tests for prominent institutes like IITs, IISERs, IISc etc.
What to Study: Life Science Field curriculum touches many aspects of our lives from healthcare education, to environment education, to debates on stem cells research, biotechnology and genetic testing, etc.
Career Destination: You have wonderful opportunities in Pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical technology segments.
Note: The life science sector has seen a tremendous growth in last couple of years and there is a lot of scope for further growth as well.