B.Sc – Bioinformatics (Biology, Computer Science and Mathematics –BCsM)

Bioinformatics is a field of Biosciences that applies Statistics to Molecular Biology. Subjects usually studied in this program are Programming in C, Cell Biology, Genetics, Essential Mathematics & Statistics, Bioinformatics, Data Structures & Algorithms, Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Immunology, Biodiversity and Ecological Informatics, Genoinformatics, Applications of Bioinformatics, Molecular Biology Techniques etc.

Course Curriculum

Course Curriculum

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The programme acts as a foundation degree and helps to develop critical, analytical and problem solving skills at first level. The foundation degree makes the graduates employable in scientific organisations and also to assume administrative positions in various types of organisations. Further acquisition of higher level degrees help the graduates to pursue a career in academics or scientific organisations as a researcher.

The Programme Educational Objectives are to prepare the students to:

  • Work as computational biologist and analysts to help engineering, medical and scientists solve scientific problems
  • Act as administrators in public, private and government organisations or business administrators or entrepreneurs with further training and education
  • Pursue masters and doctoral research degrees to work in colleges, universities as professors or as scientists in research establishments

Programme Outcomes (POs)

Program Outcomes (POs)

On completion of this programme, a student will be able to:

  • Apply fundamental knowledge of Biology, Mathematics and Computer Science to help researchers solve problems in Biology
  • Design informatics algorithms and create bioinformatics databases
  • Use complex algorithms, computer databases and software
  • Manipulate and present genomic data
  • Organize and keep databases up-to-date.
  • Control quality adhering to specific protocols.
  • Work as a member of a scientific project team and communicate across teams
  • Conduct himself as a responsible citizen
  • Choose appropriate online programmes for further learning, participate in seminars and conferences

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

A Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Computer Science and Mathematics is the minimum requirement for most careers in this field. The scope for career development in Bioinformatics is immense. Graduates can seek employment in private and government hospitals. Fresh graduates can also opt for teaching jobs in Universities and Colleges. Students can work with leading scientific research institutes. In addition to this, biomedical products manufacturing industries are employing a large number of professionals from this field. There are plenty of career opportunities available in India as well as abroad for Bioinformatics scientists.

Some of the top Indian companies hiring professionals in bioinformatics: -

  • Wipro
  • Ocimumbio
  • Reliance
  • Jubilant Biosys
  • Satyam
  • Tata Consultancy Services
  • Accelrys, Inc.
  • IBM Life Sciences
  • BioMed Informatics
  • Silicon Genetics and Tessella
  • Respective Masters Degree
  • Interdisciplinary Research

Corporate administration

Biomedical products manufacturing industries

Bioinformatics scientists

Teaching jobs in Universities and Colleges

Scientific research institutes

Private and government hospitals

Media houses

Educational institutions

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria

Passing in PUC /10+2 with Biology as compulsory subject. Scoring at least 45% marks (40% in case of candidates belonging to SC/ST category) from any recognized Board /Council or any other qualification recognized as equivalent there to.


How to Apply?


Rukmini Knowledge Park, Kattigenahalli, Yelahanka, Bangalore - 560064, Karnataka, India

+91-95388 74444 +91-80-6622 6622

Application Fee

B.Sc – Bioinformatics (Biology, Computer Science and Mathematics –BCsM)

Indian / SAARC Nationals 500
NRI Fee 1000
Foreign Nationals 50