Top Medical Courses After 12th Science

Have you completed 12th Science with PCB subjects? Do you want to pursue a good medical course? If yes, this article will be of help to you. Here, you will be reading about the best medical courses after 12th.

Medical courses after 12th

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when talking about medical courses? MBBS and BDS? That’s it? Well, there are many more medical courses, which you are eligible to pursue after 12th Science! You may also check – courses after 12th commerce stream.

 

Medical courses can be pursued by students who have completed 12th Science with PCB subjects. PCB subjects together makes the ‘Biology group’. Biology group is also popularly known as ‘B’ group among students.

 

Apart from MBBS and BDS, there also exists numerous medical courses. Some such courses are – nursing, ayurveda, homeopathy, unani, science courses (B.Sc.), teacher training courses, paramedical courses and other diploma courses. Also check – top courses after 12th Science stream.

 

Note: The core ‘medical courses’ available in India are – MBBS, BDS, MDS, MD, MS and other PG and advanced medical education programs. The other courses which are typically branded as medical courses are usually allied health science courses, paramedical courses, nursing courses, physiotherapy courses etc.

 

In this post, by the term ‘medical courses after 12th’, I’ve dealt with all of these programs, which are closely-related or somewhat-related to the field of medical studies. For example, in India, it is not uncommon to see nursing programs being labelled as medical courses! Similarly, even allied health sciences programs are branded as medical programs! So in this post, you will find all of these programs listed in a systematic manner. For an exhaustive list of PCB courses (medical & non-medical), check out this list – PCB courses after 12th science.

 

Let us check out the best medical courses available in India –

 

List of medical courses after 12th Science

 

1 Medical & Dental courses

Sr NoName of the course
1MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery)
2BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects are eligible to pursue MBBS & BDS programs. Apart from that, a candidate must also crack relevant medical entrance exam like the NEET to secure admission into a good medical or dental college.

 

Duration: MBBS – 5.5 years, BDS – 5 years. The duration mentioned here is inclusive of the internship period.

 

2 Alternative Medicine courses

Sr NoName of the alternative medicine course
1BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine & Surgery)
2BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
3BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery)
4BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences)

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects are eligible to pursue alternative medicine courses listed above.

 

Duration: BAMS – 5.5 years, BHMS – 5.5 years, BUMS – 5.5 years & BNYS – 5.5 years. The course duration provided here also includes the internship period.

 

3 Physiotherapy courses

Sr NoName of the physiotherapy Course
1BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)
2Diploma in Physiotherapy

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects are eligible to apply for BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy) admission. One must also crack relevant entrance exam to secure admission into a reputed physiotherapy college in India.

 

Duration: BPT course lasts for a period of 4.5 years. This duration also includes the mandatory internship period.

 

4 Nursing courses

Sr NoName of the nursing course
1B.Sc. Nursing
2B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic)
3GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery)
4ANM (Auxiliary Nursing & Midwifery)

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects are eligible to pursue B.Sc. Nursing course.

  • Candidates who have completed GNM program are eligible to pursue B.Sc. Nursing (Post Basic) program.
  • Candidates who have passed 12th standard or those who possess R.ANM certification are eligible to pursue GNM course.
  • Candidates who have passed 12th standard with science or arts stream subjects are eligible to pursue ANM course.

 

Duration: B.Sc. Nursing – 4 years, B.Sc. Nursing (PB) – 2 years, GNM – 3 years & ANM – 2 years.

 

5 Allied Health Sciences courses

Sr NoName of the course
1B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology
2B.Sc. Medical Imaging Technology
3B.Sc. Medical Record Technology
4B.Sc. Cardiovascular Technology
5B.Sc. Operation Theatre Technology
6B.Sc. Anaesthesia Technology
7B.Sc. Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
8B.Sc. Emergency Medicine Technology
9B.Sc. Dialysis Technology
10B.Sc. Optometry
11B.Sc. Occupational Therapy
12B.Sc. Respiratory Therapy
13B.Sc. Perfusion Technology
14B.Sc. Prosthetics & Orthotics
15B.Sc. Sports Science and Exercise
16B.Sc. Psychology
17BASLP (Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology)
18B.Sc. Physician Assistant
19B.Sc. Nuclear Medicine Technology
20B.Sc. Radiotherapy Technology
21B.Sc. Cardiac Care Technology
22B.Sc. Ophthalmic Technology

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects are eligible to pursue allied health sciences programs in India.

 

Duration: Most of the allied health care programs last for a period of 4 years (including internship period). Some of these courses even last for 4.5-5 years. On the other hand, courses like B.Sc. Physician Assistant & B.Sc. Psychology lasts for a period of just 3 years.

 

6 Veterinary & Fisheries Science courses

Sr NoName of the course
1B.V.Sc. & AH (Bachelor of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry)
2B.F.Sc. (Bachelor of Fisheries Science)

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects are eligible to apply for B.V.Sc. & AH as well as B.F.Sc. admission in India. One must also crack relevant entrance examination to secure admission into a good college.

 

Duration: B.V.Sc. & AH – 5.5 years (includes the internship period), B.F.Sc. – 4 years.

 

7 Pharmacy courses

Sr NoName of the pharmacy course
1B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
2D.Pharm. (Diploma in Pharmacy)
3Pharm D (Doctor of Pharmacy)
4D.Pharm. (Ayurveda)
5D.Pharm. (Homeopathy)

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th standard with science stream subjects are eligible to pursue B.Pharm. & Pharm D programs. To get admission into a good college, one must also take part in relevant entrance examination.

 

Duration: B.Pharm. – 4 years & Pharm D – 6 years.

 

8 Paramedical courses

Sr NoName of the paramedical course
1Diploma in Pharmacy
2Diploma in Pharmacy (Ayurveda)
3Diploma in Pharmacy (Homeopathy)
4Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
5Diploma in Physiotherapy
6Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology
7Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology
8Diploma in X-Ray Technology
9Diploma in Radiography
10GNM (General Nursing & Midwifery)
11ANM (Auxiliary Nursing & Midwifery)
12Diploma in Emergency Care Technology
13Diploma in Dialysis Technology
14Diploma in Occupational Therapy
15Diploma in Anaesthesia Technology
16Diploma in Veterinary Assistant
17Diploma in Dental Hygienist
18Diploma in Radiography
19Diploma in ECG Technology
20Diploma in CT Scan Technology
21Diploma in Dental Assistant
22Diploma in Community Healthcare
23Diploma in Medical Record Technology
24Diploma in Blood Bank Technology
25Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology
26Diploma in Rural Healthcare
27Diploma in Sanitary Worker
28Diploma in Nursing Assistant
29Diploma in Radiological Techniques
30Diploma in Neuro Technology
31Diploma in Cardiovascular Technician
32Diploma in Dental Mechanics
33Diploma in Dental Hygiene
34Diploma in Optometry
35Diploma in Pharmacy (Veterinary)
36Diploma in Multi-purpose Health Worker
37Diploma in Cath Lab Technology
38Diploma in Naturopathy & Yogic Science
39Diploma in Dental Lab Technician
40Diploma in Orthopaedic Technician
41Diploma in Food & Nutrition

 

Eligibility criteria: The minimum educational qualification required to pursue a diploma level paramedical course is – passed 10th or 12th standard from a recognized board. These criteria may vary slightly from one institute/course to another.

 

Duration: Generally, the course duration could be anywhere between 2 to 3 years.

 

9 B.Sc. courses

Sr NoName of the B.Sc. Course
1B.Sc. Biology
2B.Sc. Botany
3B.Sc. Zoology
4B.Sc. Biotechnology
5B.Sc. Physics
6B.Sc. Chemistry
7B.Sc. Biochemistry
8B.Sc. Bioinformatics
9B.Sc. Anthropology
10B.Sc. Microbiology
11B.Sc. Genetics
12B.Sc. Health Science & Nutrition
13B.Sc. Agriculture
14B.Sc. Horticulture
15B.Sc. Sericulture
16B.Sc. Forestry
17B.Sc. Physics
18B.Sc. Chemistry

 

Eligibility criteria: Candidates who have passed 12th Science with Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects are eligible to pursue biology stream-based B.Sc. courses.

 

Duration: A general B.Sc. course is 3 years long. On the other hand, a B.Sc. (Hons) program lasts for a period of 4 years.

State-wise list of medical courses after 12th science in India

Sr NoName of the state/UT
1Medical courses after 12th science in Andhra Pradesh
2Medical courses after 12th science in Assam
3Medical courses after 12th science in Bihar
4Medical courses after 12th science in Chhattisgarh
5Medical courses after 12th science in Delhi
6Medical courses after 12th science in Gujarat
7Medical courses after 12th science in Haryana
8Medical courses after 12th science in Himachal Pradesh
9Medical courses after 12th science in Jharkhand
10Medical courses after 12th science in Karnataka
11Medical courses after 12th science in Kerala
12Medical courses after 12th science in Maharashtra
13Medical courses after 12th science in MP
14Medical courses after 12th science in Odisha
15Medical courses after 12th science in Punjab
16Medical courses after 12th science in Rajasthan
17Medical courses after 12th science in Tamil Nadu
18Medical courses after 12th science in Telangana
19Medical courses after 12th science in Uttar Pradesh
20Medical courses after 12th science in Uttarakhand
21Medical courses after 12th science in West Bengal
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23 thoughts on “Top Medical Courses After 12th Science”

  1. My daughter is studying in Class 10th CBSE board . Her performance was 9.2 CGPA.
    I am worried about her career, she is trying hard but as a father I have a doubt that she will be able to get thru in MBBS course program, since competition is so tough.

    Request you to please suggest me what all best courses are available after MBBS for her. She wants to peruse her career in medical field only.

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  2. I need advice . I passed class 12 this year. My main moto is to become successfull . My stream is sci.bio please suggest me best carrier option in sci.
    I want to do MBBS but the preparations never satisfies me for the neet exam.any option ? To do my graduation from another field and prepare for neet exam?

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  3. i want to make my career in medical field but i am having intrest in administaration sector what course should i should choose in which there are more opportunity

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  4. 12th standard is the last stage of a student’s school life. After 12th standard, a student has to decide his path and his career. This step has to be taken after lots of planning and thinking. You just can’t afford to choose what to do after 12th standard carelessly.

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