Anthropology is the study of humans past and present. To understand the full sweep and complexity of cultures across all of human history, anthropology draws and builds upon knowledge from the social and biological sciences as well as the humanities and physical sciences. A central concern of anthropologists is the application of knowledge to the solution of human problems.




  • Cultural anthropology
  • Biological anthropology
  • Archaeology anthropology
  • Applied anthropology
  • Linguistic anthropology


Skill Set


  • Analytical skills
  • Observation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Patience
  • Non-judgmental
  • A person who loves to Travel


Top Colleges


Hansraj College, New Delhi


  • Course: B.Sc. Hons Anthropology
  • Eligibility: 55% or more marks in the aggregate of Physics, Chemistry & Biology (Practical & Theory together) And passing in one compulsory language i.e. English with 50% marks
  • Admission process: Marks base


Panjab University, Chandigarh


  • Course: B.Sc. Hons Anthropology
  • Eligibility: 10+2 with PCM/B with 50% marks
  • Admission Process: Entrance PUCET
  • Merit based upon: Qualifying Examination (+2): 25% and Entrance Test: 75%


Amity University, Nodia 


  • Course: B.Sc. Hons Anthropology
  • Eligibility: 10+2
  • Admission process: 10+2 marks + English Essay+ Interview


Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Uttarakhand


  • Course: B.Sc. Hons Anthropology
  • Eligibility: 10+2
  • Admission process: 10+2 marks


Job Prospects


  • Museum
  • Forensics
  • Tourism/Heritage
  • Social researcher
  • Journalism
  • Historian
  • National Libraries
  • Anthropological Survey of India
  • Writer
  • Police Department also hires Anthropologists to detect crime
  • UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO and ICMR (Indian Council of Medical Research) for research



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