Most students after class 10 opt for science stream. It is the most common stream pursued after Class 10 in West Bengal. Maths, Physics and Biology are the most common science subjects taken up in Class 11. Science offers a lot of scope for students. To begin with one can opt for engineering or medical. Though most students traditionally opt for these two careers in science, there are other careers which are gradually gaining popularity like biomedical sciences, forensic sciences and so on. Many go for graduation and then further higher studies to continue research in various fields or apply in colleges to teach. Admission to most of the colleges are both on marks obtained in Class 12 board examinations and entrance exams of individual colleges. Some of the top colleges and Universities in West Bengal offering various courses in Science are Presidency University, St Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University, Lady Barbourne College.