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 Mode: CUET

Candidates must appear in CUET in the following subject combination:

Physics + Chemistry + Biology/Biological Studies/ Biotechnology/ Biochemistry

Merit will be based on the CUET scores obtained from the above-mentioned combination of subjects.

Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 30% score in any one language from List A in CUET.


Panjab University, Chandigarh

Course: B.Sc. Hons Anthropology

Eligibility: 10+2 with PCM/B with 50% marks

Admission Mode: 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 Mode: 10+2 marks + English Essay+ Interview


Hemvati Nandan Bahuguna Garhwal University, Uttarakhand

Course: B.Sc. Hons Anthropology

Eligibility: 10+2

Admission Mode: 10+2 marks



Job Prospects




Tourism/ Heritage

Social Researcher



National Libraries

Anthropological Survey of India


Police Department also hires Anthropological to detect crime.

UNESCO, UNICEF, WHO and ICMR ( Indian Council of Medical Research ) for research.




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