About the Program

Nitte University's BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science is a leading undergraduate program that focuses on the scientific study of medicine. Covering Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Microbiology, the program provides a holistic understanding of medical principles. With a blend of theoretical coursework, hands-on laboratory tasks and practical training, students develop crucial skills for careers in healthcare, research or further medical studies.

Admission Criteria

General Category

Candidates who are Indian nationals and have studied Class 12 in India, fall under this category.

General category students are required to appear for NUCAT 2024, for admission to BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science program.

Candidates appearing for Class 12 examination are eligible to apply for NUCAT.

NRI Category

Candidates mentioned below are eligible for direct admission under NRI category based on marks secured in PCB subjects in Class 12.

  • Candidates who are Foreign Nationals / PIOs / Overseas Citizens of India
  • Candidates who have passed Class 12 outside India
  • Candidates who have passed Class 12 in India, but sponsored by parents or blood relatives having NRI status.


Pass in Class 12 or equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate in Physics, Chemistry & Biology and English as one of the languages of study.

In addition to the basic eligibility criteria mentioned above, candidates should qualify in the Nitte University Common Admission Test (NUCAT) 2024.

Candidates appearing for Class 12 examination are eligible to apply for NUCAT. However, he/she should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.

The Nitte Advantage

Only institute in Karnataka offering a four-year Honors UG program in Biomedical Science in line with NEP 2020 and international trends

Unique job-oriented and skill-based learning with opportunities for full-fledged project work in the second year

Choice Based Credit System providing academic flexibility with emphasis on developing research aptitude

Inclusive curriculum aimed at improving intellectual, aesthetic, social, moral & emotional capabilities of students

State-of-the-art research institute for advanced research in health science with extensive funding from extramural agencies

Employability-oriented hands-on training in contemporary lab techniques at par with premier research institutes in the country

* Ideal for those interested in making a career in science, research and innovation

Career Opportunities after BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science

  • Biomedical Scientist
  • Medical Lab Analyst
  • Academician
  • Genetic Counsellor
  • Clinical Embryologist
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Biotechnologist
  • Forensic Science Specialist
  • Food Lab Analyst
  • Medical Lab Accreditor
  • Medical Lab Accreditor
  • Biotech Application Specialist
  • Health Inspector
  • Safety Inspector
  • Quality Specialist
  • Product Development Scientist
  • Biomedical Representatives
  • Bioequipment Sales Specialist
  • Science Communicators
  • Medical Coders