For the students pursuing Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in their 12th boards, there are many other career options in the medical field apart from just MBBS and BDS courses to make a career.
Not many students may know about the hundreds of courses that paramedical offers to students with a genuine interest in medicine and in particular the ones who know which department they are primarily interested in.
Here is the list of courses offered at the graduation and post graduation level.
|1.||BPT – Bachelor of Occupational Therapy||3.5 Years||10+2 PCB|
|2||BPT – Bachelor of Physio / Physical Therapy||3.5 Years||10+2 PCB|
|3||Prosthetic and Orthotic Engineering||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|4||BSc ( Audiology and Speech Therapy )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|5||BSc (Ophthalmic Technology )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|6||Bachelor ( Mental Rehabilitation ) – BMR||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|7||BSc ( Human Biology )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|8||BSc ( Radiography )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|9||BSc ( Radio Therapy )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|10||BSc ( Nuclear Medicine )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|11||BSc ( Respiratory Therapy Technology )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|12||BSc ( Medical Technology X-Ray )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|13||BSc ( Medical Secretarial Service )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|14||BSc ( Operation Theatres )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|15||BSc ( Medical Laboratory Technology )||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|16||BSc ( Allied Health Services )||4 Years||10+2 PCB|
|17||BSc ( Bio – Medical Technique )||1.5 Years||BSc BZC|
|18||Bachelor of Speach, Language, & Hearing (BSLH)||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|19||Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Science||5 Years||10+2 PCB|
|20||Dental Hygienist||2 Years||10+2 PCB|
|21||Dental Mechanics||2 Years||10+2 PCB|
|22||Diploma In Community Health – DCH||3 Years||10+2 PCB|
|23||Diploma In Hospital Aids||2 Years||10+2 PCB|
|24||Certified Radiological Assistant – CRA||2 Years||10+2 PCB|
|25||Radiation Therapy Technician||2 Years||BSc PCM|
|26||PG Diploma in Cardiac Pulmonary Perfusion||2 Years||BSc PZC|
|27||PG Diploma in Cardio Vascular Technique||2 Years||BSc PZC|
|28||PG Diploma in Medical Laboratory Tech||2 Years||BSc PZC|
|29||PG Diploma in Neuro Tech||2 Years||BSc PZC|
|30||PG Diploma in Radiography & Imaging Tech||2 Years||BSc BZC|
|31||Diploma in Anaesthesia Tech||1 Year||BSc BZC|
|32||Diploma in Transfusion Medical Tech||1 Year||BSc BZC|
|33||Diploma in Vascular Surgery Tech||1 Year||BSc BZC|
|34||Diploma in Dialysis Tech||1 Year||BSc PCB/Z/M|
|35||Diploma in ECG Tech||1 Year||BSc PCB/Z/M|
|36||Medical Records Tech||1 Year||BA/BSC/BCom|
|37||Medical Transcript Writing||1 Year||BA/BSC/BCom|
|38||Advance Diploma In Technical & Analytical Chemistry||1.5 Years||BSc Chem|
|39||Certificate Course In Laboratory Technique||1 Year||HSLC/Matric|
|40||Certificate Course In Sanitary Inspector Training||1 Year||HSLC/Matric|
|41||Certificate Course In Radiography||1 Year||HSLC/Matric|
|42||Certificate Course In X-Ray Technician||1 Year||HSLC/Matric|
|43||Certificate Course In Dark Room Assistant||1 Year||HSLC/Matric|
|44||Certificate Course In Optician & Refractionist||2 Years||10+2 PCB|
|45||Certificate Course In Ortho-Optists||2 Years||10+2 PCB|
|46||Diploma In Ophthalmic Assistant||2 Years||10+2 PCB|
|47||Certificate Course In Health Works ( Female )||1.5 Years||10+2|
|48||Diploma In Clinical Neuro Technology – DCNT||1 Year||BSc PCM|
|49||PG Diploma In Bio-Medical Instrumentation||2 Years||BSc PCM|
|50||PG Diploma in Hospital Management (Eqvt. To MBA )||1.5/2 Years||BA/BSc/BCom|
|51||Diploma in Dietetics||1 Year||10+2 PCB|
AIISH (All India Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mysore)
An all India entrance exam is conducted for the course of B.Sc. (Sp. & Hg.) .
- All students, have to write the entrance examination in any three subjects from Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Biology, which is based on the CBSE syllabus of 11th and 12th standards.
- The number of questions to be answered shall be 50 in 50 minutes duration.
- A total of 62 seats is
Apart from courses mentioned above Pharmacy is one such course that not only offers a lucrative career but also is fascinating to pursue. One could later join the Pharmaceutical companies. The average package offered to a Pharmacy graduate is somewhere between Rs. 71,422 and Rs. 4,93,286 plus incentives.
Top colleges for Pharmacy:
- MCOPS or Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences has been given the title of the ‘Best College of Pharmacy’ in India.
- University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chandigarh
- Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
- Poona College of Pharmacy, Pune
- Institute of Pharmacy, Nirma University, Ahmedabad
- Bombay College of Pharmacy, Mumbai
So do not get disheartened if your NEET Phase 1 did not go well instead choose wisely from the list of other lucrative options in Paramedical that you can make a career in. For last minute preparation and tips or crash courses for entrances in these colleges, you can DOWNLOAD the Byju’s app.