Biophysics is a field of science which uses the approaches and methods of physics in order to study the biological systems. This specialized area covers biochemistry, physical chemistry, nanotechnology etc.

Career Options

  • - Agricultural Scientist - Artificial Intelligence Designer - Bioinformaticist - Biological Engineer - Biotechnician - Cytologist - Drug Developer - Ecologist

Educational Qualifications

  • Minimum qualifications required is 10+2 with science stream.

Personal Skills

  • - Analytical skills - Communication skills - Critical-thinking skills - Interpersonal skills - Math skills - Perseverance - Problem-solving skills - Time-management skills

Courses to be pursued

  • - B Sc. In Biophysics - M Sc. In Biophysics

Top Colleges

  • All India Institute Of Medical Sciences Address- Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, Delhi 110029 Phone: 011 2658 8500 Website:
  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences Address: Hosur Road, Near Bangalore Milk Dairy, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029 Phone: 91-080-26995201, 26995202 Website:

Working Conditions

Biophysicists are involved into planning and conducting complex projects in research. They look after the laboratory and the quality of work taking place.

Top Companies

  • Bose Institute Address: P-1/12, CIT Rd, Scheme VIIM, Kankurgachi, Kolkata, West Bengal 700054 Phone: (+91)(33) 2350-2402/2403/ 6619/6702 Website:
  • Geological Survey of India Address: 2nd Floor, Pushpa Bhawan Road, Block A, Dr. Ambedkar Nagar, Madangir, Delhi 110062 Phone: 011 2905 3347 Website:

Successful Persons

David Baker

David Baker is an American biophysicist who predicted and designed the three dimensional structures of proteins. He is currently the professor at University of Washington.

George von Bekesy

George von Bekesy was a biophysicist from Hungary who has been awarded with the nobel prize in Physiology or Medicine for his research of the cochlea in the hearing organ of a mammal.

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