Ten Plus Two (+2) Science – National Examinations Board (NEB)


Pursuing +2 in Science is suitable for the students opting to create/join a career in the field of Science and Technology and related disciplines. 10 + 2 in science entitles a student with the eligibility to pursue a career in the field of Medicine, Engineering and other applied and theoretical natural science sectors.

  1. Computer Group: This is for the students interested in Computer and allied fields.
  2. Physical Group: This also for students opting for Engineering and allied fields of Physical Sciences.
  3. Biological Group: This is for the students interested in medicine and allied fields as well as Bio Sciences.

Plus two in Science offers an integrated package in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. The program aims to equip students with a level fit for further studies in technology, medicine, engineering and biotechnology. Plus two in Science is for those students who have an aptitude for science and mathematics. This program aims to develop strong foundation in students. On completion students can pursue their further studies in medicine, engineering or other science related studies.

Salient features

People’s Perception regarding Science:

Most students (and their parents), who have got good scores in the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) prefer to take up Science in grade XI.

Most students who scored distinction (A+/A) are persuaded to study Science. Teachers, Guardians say, “You should study science as your grades are good enough to study science”. They also keep on telling, “Science has better career scope than Management, Humanities and Education”.

+2 in Science is deemed even more important because it opens doors to every discipline. “After completing Science in +2, students can pursue higher studies in any discipline- agriculture, forestry, or even Management and Humanities.


Students will to enroll in grade 11 Science Subject Group (Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics/Computer Science/Agriculture) must score

  • GPA: 2.0
  • C+ in Science and Math
  • D+ English, Nepali and Social Studies

Job prospects

Hopefully, you are not expecting job right after passing +2 in Science, but you may get some part time jobs at school (to teach Mathematics/Science or home tuition to mentor school level students). You will be eligible to sit for the subba level examination of public service commission (lok sewa aayog).

Most of the students pursue different fields after passing + 2 in Science. SOme of the possible available study options are:

Medical: Most of the +2 students of Biology stream, dreams to become doctor, either self interest or pressure from parents plays a major role for this selection. These type of students get enroll to some entrance preparation institution right after giving examination of +2 Science. In Nepal, KU, TU, BPKIHS and Patan Academy of health sciences offers MBBS program via their constituent schools or affiliated colleges. BDS is also a very popular course among students. If you wish to serve the community with preventative measures, research and campaigns BPH course may be a right course for you. For students who like to work in laboraroty courses like B.Sc MLT, BMIT are also available. Other course options includes Bachelor in Pharmacy, Bachelor in Medical Microbiology etc.

Engineering: Engineering is the passion for this group of students. Various Engineering programs are offered in Nepal by Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu University, Purbanchal University and Pokhara University. Bachelor in Civil Engineering is one of the most popular course among students because of availability of jobs in local market. Bachelor in Electronics and communication, Bachelor in Computer Engineering, Bachelor in Eletrical Engineering, Bachelor in Geomatics, Bachelor in Biomedical Engineering , BE in Information and Technology are other available course options in Nepal.

Computer and IT: Various computer and IT related courses are now offered in Nepal. Some of them BSc. CSIT, BE-IT, BIT, BCA, BE Computer Engineering and BE in software Engineering. Students of other disciplines can also enroll in programs like BCA. To know about individual courses, you can browse course section of edusanjal.

Science and Technology: After plus two you may pursue various science and technology courses with specialization on particular subject of your interest such as Physics, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Microbiology, Statistics etc.

Management: If you find +2 science boring and want to change the fields, there are various Management courses for you. Studying Management after +2 in science wont decrease your reputation in society and is not the sign of failure, but may open unlimited opporutnies for you. You will be eligible to enroll in programs like BBA, BHM, BTTM, BBA-BI, BBS etc after plus two in Science.

Curricular structure

Curriculum Development Center has recently unveiled the new curriculum for class 11 and 12. The new curriculum has eliminated the system of particular stream-based education like Ten Plus Two Science, Management, Humanities, and so on.

Course Structure

Grade XIGrade XII
Biology/Computer ScienceNepali

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