Undergraduate courses in India education is education conducted after secondary education and prior to postgraduate education. It typically includes all postsecondary programs up to the level of a bachelor’s degree.

List of Under Graduation Courses in India UG Degree Courses After 12th
List of Under Graduation Courses in India UG Degree Courses After 12th

Undergraduate education structure

Regular degree programs in

  • Arts
  • Science
  • Commerce
  • Social Sciences

are three-year programs while professional programs in

  • Engineering
  • Medicine
  • Dentistry and Pharmacy

range from four to five and a half years.

  • Academic performance is measured on a 10-point scale with 10 meaning ‘excellent’ and 4 meaning ‘passing’.
  • The individual semester average is known as SGPA (Semester Grade Point Average) while the average of all semester grades is known as CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average).
  • A credit system based on majors and minors is slowly gaining popularity, with the credits required to complete a course ranging from 120 to 140.
  • undecided head is not allowed
  • Minimum 75% attendance is mandatory for most universities

Age range for Admission in Undergraduate Course in India

While the plurality of students at both four-year and public two-year institutions are between the ages of 18 and 24, students at for-profit institutions tend to be older: almost half are age 30 or older. Nonetheless, more than 20 percent of undergraduate students at four-year institutions are over the age of 24.

Let’s look at the list of specialized undergraduate/bachelor’s degrees programs offered in India:

1. Bachelor of Arts

Offering courses in

Top Colleges: Lady Shri Ram College for Women and St. Stephen’s College (New Delhi), Loyola College (Chennai)

2. Bachelor of Science (BSc)

Top Popular BSc Specializations in India list below:

Top Colleges: St. Stephen’s College (New Delhi), Loyola College (Chennai), and St. Xavier’s College (Mumbai)

3. Bachelor of Commerce B.Com

Fewer specializations are available in this stream, but some of them include

Commerce graduates generally progress to higher degrees like

  • CA
  • CWA
  • CSS

and can also pursue management studies

Top Colleges: Shri Ram College of Commerce and Lady Shri Ram College for Women (New Delhi), Loyola College (Chennai)

4. Bachelor of Engg./Tech

Specializations are available such as

  • Computer Applications (also offered specifically as BCA)
  • Electrical and Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Automobiles
  • Software
  • Biotechnology
  • Civil
  • Mechanical

Top institutes: IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Delhi, and IIT-Kharagpur; Christ University (Bangalore) is highly ranked for computer applications


Specializations include

Top Institute: Delhi College of Advanced Studies, IP University, Delhi

6. Bachelor of Law

Specializations include

The curriculum includes seminars, tutorial assignments, moot courts and practical training programs
Apex Institution: National Law School of India, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi

7. Bachelor of Medicine (MBBS)

  • a period between four and five and a half years; The program includes a 12-month long internship
  • Top Medical Colleges: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Lady Hardinge Medical College.

8. Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

  • BDS A 5-years undergraduate program and the only approved professional dental course in India.

7. Bachelor of Design (Bdes)