Tuesday 19 February 2019
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10 Best Medical Courses After Class 12

Most students would be in the pursuit of the perfect medical course after class 12 to fulfill their aspirations in the same domain. Well, the term perfect medical course is nothing short of a myth as it depends on how one aspirant perceives these courses.  Majority of the population are aware of BDS and MBBS owing to the popularity of these two courses. There are many more courses available in the medical domain which students could pursue after class 12after writing the NEET Exam.

To pursue medical courses, students who have passed the 12th science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Biology (PCB) as mandatory subjects.  The Biology stream is fondly known by the name ‘PCB stream’. There are other allied courses to the medical domain like ayurveda, homeopathy, nursing, unani and paramedical courses. Let us have a look at the best medical courses available in the country

  1. BDS

Bachelor of Dental Surgery is one of the best sought out medical courses in the country. To become a dentist, one has to complete this course in the proper manner. The course has a duration of 5 years which includes internship as well

  1. MBBS

This is the most well known medical course in the country. It has a duration of 5 ½ years. To practice as a doctor in the country, one has to complete this course in the right manner. The students has to complete the study program within 4 ½ years. The internship has to be done within one year.


If you wish to become a registered nurse, this is the one you have to go for. The duration of the course will be 3 to 4 years. The class room lectures will be accompanied with practical training.

  1. PHARM D

This course implies Doctor of Pharmacy and is much advanced than B.Pharm course. The course has duration of 6 years.

  1. B.PHARM

To become a licensed chemist in the country, one has to complete the Bachelor of pharmacy course. The course has duration of 4 years. Some important subjects for this course include chemistry, healthcare, pharmacy and biology.

  1. BAMS

The acronym stands for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. In contrast with the MBBS, BAMS teaches concepts from ayurveda and ayurvedic medicine. The course duration is 5 ½ years. This course cerifies the student as an ayurvedic doctor.

  1. BHMS

 The acronym stands for Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery. This discipline has the motto to cure patients by homeopathic medicine and methods. Students of this course get certified as a homeopathy doctor. The course has  5½ years duration.

  1. BUMS

 This course name stands for Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery. The discipline of Unani system of healing is the foundation of this course. The duration of this course is 5½ years.

  1. BPT

 The acronym BPT implies Bachelor of Physiotherapy. Exercises, massages and movement of muscles to cure patients are part of the discipline of physiotherapy . The duration of the course is 4½ years.

   10. B.V.SC. & A.H.

 This rather rarely known course acronym stands for Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry.  Biology and technology is used jointly to treat diseases in animals in this discipline. The course has duration of 5 years.

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Being a writer, Anirudh believes in writing as nothing short of an art. Hence the passion exists only to develop stories make articles while penning blogs in an artistic fashion. For him ideas could be expressed and shared  only when you are able to put into writing. Travelling, visiting exotic locations, trying new food recipes and playing cricket are his main areas of interest.