Science Education in West Bengal
Most students after Class 10th or 12th opt for science stream. It is the most common stream pursued after Class 10 or 12 in West Bengal. Maths, Physics, Chemistry 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 based on marks obtained in Class 12 board examinations and entrance exams. Some of the top colleges and Universities in West Bengal offering various courses in Sciences are Presidency University, St Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University and Lady Barbourne College, Etc.
Students in West Bengal can pursue science stream in various boards, such as-
- CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education)
- ICSE (Indian Certificate of Secondary Education)
- West Bengal Board
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