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Medical

Career options or courses after 12th in medical field is one of the most asked queries among the students. The medical field is one of the respectable, challenging, responsible, top paid and highly job oriented fields in India. Often, the main motive of most of the students behind choosing Biology after 10th standard is to become a well qualified Doctor; but this field offers a vast number of career opportunities other than MBBS Doctor. The major working areas in the medical fields are healthcare industries, pharmaceutical industries, hospitals and research laboratories.

MBBS

MBBS

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) is the most popular and designated degree of doctors. The doctor is also treated like a God or life-saver in India; hence it is one of the most respectful profession in India. It is the only bachelor degree that makes the students eligible to carry the term “doctor” with their name. This field is always been an evergreen field in the medical history. In this course, the students are taught about the human anatomy, human cytology, medicine, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, drugs formulation & effect and method of surgery.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 5.5 Years
Salary : 3- 6 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Hospitals , research labs

BDS

BDS is one of the most popular and designated degree of dentists, The Bachelor of Dental Surgery is the educational and professional programme of dental surgery in India. In the BDS course, the students are taught about the dental problems, denture and surgery. BDS career option is one of the best as It has plenty of job opportunities in the hospital, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturing industries. The BDS degree is awarded on the successful completion of the four-year academic education and the one year mandatory internship programme in dentistry education leading to the BDS degree.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 5 Years
Salary : 2- 6 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Dentists clinics and hospitals

BAMS

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery is an integrated Indian degree in the medical field. BAMS is the opening degree in Ayurvedic medicine and surgery system, treating the humanity since long past. BAMS is an undergraduate degree programme in old and ancient ayurvedic medical system containing the prevention and cure to the body by increasing the harmony of kapha, pitta and vata. Ayurveda is one of the ancient medical systems of the world. It traces its roots to the Vedic period. BAMS degree programme is conferred to those students who studied the modern medicines and traditional Ayurveda.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 5.5 Years
Salary : 3- 6 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Hospitals , research labs

BHMS

Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery is an undergraduate degree programme in homeopathic medical field. Homeopathy is the system of alternative medicines. Homeopathy is the holistic medical system which is involved in the treatment of patients with homeopathic medicines mainly in liquid and tablet form, which enhance the body’s natural healing system. The homeopathic medicine enhances the natural healing power of the human body. The concept of homeopathy is that the body rejuvenates itself because of its self-healing power. We just need to help it by enhancing the natural healing power.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 5 Years
Salary : 2 - 6 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Homeopathic clinics and hospitals

BUMS

The Unani medicine is one of the ancient medication system adopted by the South-Asia and Middle-East countries of the world. Unani is the ancient medical system which is involved in the treatment of patients to help in enhancing the body’s natural healing system. Unani is the system of alternative medicines. Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) is an undergraduate degree programme in the field of unani medicine and surgery. BUMS degree covers the medical knowledge of the unani system. To pursue and owe this degree is quite enough to become a doctor in the unani medical field. The patients are taken care by enhancing the natural healing power of the human body. The unani medicine helps to rejuvenate the body because of its self healing power. The unani medicine system has come in India around the 12th century and according to this system the treatment of any disease depends on the proper diagnosis.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 5.5 Years
Salary : 3 - 6 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Hospitals , research labs

Nursing

Nurses provide patient care, educate patients and family members about health conditions, provide medications and treatments, give emotional support and advice to patients.. Nurses’ responsibilities vary by specialization. Nurses work as assistants to physicians and communicate with patients and their families. They engage in more sophisticated care to become highly specialized in areas like critical care, geriatrics, neurology and other key health disciplines. Nursing career has plenty of job opportunities like baby boomers, health care reform and medical advances have kicked demand for these professionals into even higher gear. Nursing involves taking care of patients who are suffering from physical and psychological disorders. Nurses constantly monitor the condition of patients and administer prescribed medicines at regular intervals. Nurses are assistants to medical specialists and help set up medical equipment in operation theatres and clinical laboratories.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 3 Years
Salary : 1.5 - 3 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Hospitals

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists help injured and sick people to improve physical movement and manage their pain. Physical therapists provide care to people of all ages who have functional problems as a result of back and neck injuries or sprains, strains, and fractures They also assist people with arthritis problems, amputations and neurological disorders and injuries related to work and sports. Old people are more likely to experience heart attacks, strokes, and mobility-related injuries that require physical therapy for rehabilitation. These therapists are important part of rehabilitation, and treatment for patients. They are also responsible for prevention of chronic conditions, illnesses or injuries. Physical therapists are educated to use different techniques to take care of their patients. The techniques include exercises, training in functional movement and special movements of joints, muscles, and other soft tissue to improve movement and decrease pain. The work of physical therapists varies by type of patient.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 3 Years
Salary : 1.5 - 3 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Hospitals

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists treat injured and disabled patients to develop, recover and improve the skills needed for daily living through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. Occupational therapists review patients’ medical history, observe their tasks and evaluate a patient’s condition and needs. They help people with various disabilities by developing a treatment plan for patients and identifying specific goals and the types of activities that help the patient work toward those goals. They demonstrate exercises that can help relieve pain in people with chronic conditions. Therapists show patients how to use appropriate equipment, such as leg braces, wheelchairs, and eating aids.

Course Type : Degree
Duration : 3 Years
Salary : 1.5 - 3 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Hospitals

Medical Lab Technician

Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLTs) searches for basic clues to the causes of diseases. MLT’s are skilled individual responsible for performing laboratory tests accurately and efficiently for high-quality patient care. MLT’s work in a medical laboratory, under the guidance or supervision of a medical technologist. Medical technologists are in extremely high demand. MLT’s work in medical labs helping to prepare and analyze slides and specimens of human blood, tissue and other cells using some equipments. Medical Laboratory Technicians help to identify abnormalities in the samples such asmbacteria, parasites, malignancies or genetic abnormalities. Medical laboratory technicians assist in blood-typing and other routine blood tests and do similar work as medical technologists but at a less complex level.

Course Type : Diploma/Degree
Duration : 3 Years
Salary : 1.5 - 3 lakhs per Annum (for freshers)
12th Stream : Physics, Chemistry, Biology
Career Interest : Hospitals