B.Sc. Anthropology or Bachelor of Science in Anthropology is an undergraduate Anthropology course. Anthropology is the study of humanity. It has origins in the humanities, the natural sciences, and the social sciences. Anthropology's basic course concerns are what define Homo sapiens? Who are the ancestors of modern Homo sapiens?, What are humans' physical traits?, How do humans behave?, Why are there variations and differences among different groups of humans?, How has the evolutionary past of Homo sapiens influenced its social organization and culture?. The duration of the course is three years and the syllabus for the course is divided into six semesters. There are many colleges and universities which are offering this course in their campuses. The course is an important and career orienting in nature.

B.Sc. Anthropology Eligibility

  • Eligibility for this course is an Intermediate (10+2) in science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.

B.Sc. Anthropology Specializations

  • Socio-cultural Anthropology
  • Prehistoric-Anthropology or Archaeology
  • Physical or Biological Anthropology
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Linguistic Anthropology

B.Sc. Anthropology Course Suitability

  • Those who have oral communication and presentation skills, time management, discussion and group work skills, statistical and computing techniques and high level of cultural awareness are the most suitable for it.
  • Second, candidates possessing clear, logical and independent thinking, organising and planning, problem-solving and constructive in argument also are good match for the course.
  • Those who want to go for higher degrees aiming to become lecturer/ professor at college and universities level also are suitable for it.
  • They should have critical thinking such as using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

How is B.Sc. Anthropology Course Beneficial?

  • There are many fields where Anthropologists can find employment. If one is planning on an academic career, then one can either find Academic jobs at various universities and institutes or do research at organisations like the Archaeological Survey of India, the Planning Commission and the Commission for Scheduled Castes, Tribes and Other Backward Classes, the WHO, UNESCO and UNICEF. One can always work with NGOs working in under-developed areas.
  • One can also find employment in corporate houses in the Human Resource Development sector as anthropologists can balance the relation between society and industry.
  • Anthropologists are also employed by museums, art galleries, libraries and archives.
  • One can find employment as archaeologists, curators, linguists, social workers, tour guides, in publishing houses and in social service organisations.
  • Anthropologists also find employment in forensic science departments and criminal investigation departments.


Eligibility for this course is an Intermediate (10+2) in science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics.
  • B.Sc. Anthropology Syllabus

    Syllabus of Anthropology as prescribed by various Universities and Colleges. 

       Sem. I

    Sr. No.

    Subjects of Study


    Foundations of Anthropology I

       Sem. II


    Foundations of Anthropology II


    Practicals in Physical Anthropology

       Sem. III


    Physical Anthropology

       Sem. IV


    Archaeological Anthropology


    Practicals in Physical and Archaeological Anthropology

       Sem. V


    Culture and Society

       Sem. VI


    Primitive Economy and Religion


    Field Work and Report Writing

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