B Sc (Honours) Mathematics or Bachelor of Sciences Honours in Mathematics is an undergraduate mathematics course. Mathematics is the study of quantity, structure, space and change. B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics program provides in depth knowledge about geometry, trigonometry, calculus and other theories in mathematics and related discipline such as computer sciences and statistics. The duration of course is three years and syllabus is divided in to six semesters. The Mathematics (Hons.) course is an important and valuable one that provide opportunities to the candidates of taking some of the subjects of master jobs 


The basic eligibility criterion for pursuing B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics degree is qualifying 10+2 or   equivalent examination in science stream with a minimum of 50% marks secured in mathematics subject and /or in aggregate from a recognized board of the country.


There are vast opportunities for the aspirants who have passed B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics. They can pursue their higher studies in different areas. They can also look for jobs in different fields in private and public sector.

The various options available for B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics graduates to pursue their higher studies are given below.

M.Sc./Ph.D: One of the best higher studies option available for the B.Sc. (Hons.)Mathematics graduate is to do Master’s Degree in Mathematics followed by Ph.D or M.Phil. Thus they can find a promising career in Research or Teaching field.

MCA: Master of Computer Application (MCA) is another higher study option for the B.Sc. (Hons.) Mathematics graduates who wish to pursue their career in IT sector. Research Agencies like Defense Research and Development Organization prefer MCA graduates with Mathematics background in their Remote Sensing Centers. So MCA is a good higher study option for the graduates in B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics.

MBA: Master of Business Administration (MBA) is also one of the higher study options for the B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics graduates who wish to pursue their career in Management field. If they do the specialization in Finance in MBA, then they can reach up to higher positions like Chief Finance Officer in Corporate Sector.

Career Opportunities after B.Sc Mathematics      

There are jobs available in various other sectors for the graduates of B.Sc Mathematics. These sectors are given below

  • Software
  • Insurance
  • Market research
  • Banking sector

There are also jobs available for these graduates in government sector. Various exams are conducted by UPSC every year for recruiting these graduates to several posts. Some of those exams are given below

  • Tax Assistant exam
  • Statistical Investigator exam
  • Grade III & Compiler Exam
  • Combined Graduate Level Exam

Most popular career option after B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics is teaching. There are plenty of colleges available in India which provides various courses in Mathematics. So it is easy to get job in this field. For that reason this career option is popular among the graduates of B.Sc. (Hons) Mathematics.