Studying MBBS is not necessary after +2 Medical. Students can go for many other options that have an equal importance as compared with MBBS. In this article we will discuss some major courses that student can get admission in the medical field. These course does not need NEET to be qualified or we can say that you can get admission without NEET.
The Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm. or B-Pharm) degree and Diploma of Pharmacy (D.Pharm. or D-Pharm) are common pharmacology programs. The bachelor’s course is a 4 year programme, while the diploma course is a 2-year program. Both require a six-month internship.
Bachelor of Pharmacy is commonly known as B.Pharm. It is undergraduate degree in the field of pharma. To get admission in B.Pharm. student have following thing in his pocket:
- Applicants must be at least 17 years of age at time of admission, and are required to complete the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC), or 10+2 exam in the science stream.
- Necessary subjects are biology/ mathematics, chemistry and physics.
- Admission requirements vary between institutions, so in order to be considered a top candidate for admission, it is also important to get a high rank in the state or institutional entrance examination.
If a candidate wants to get admitted to the 2nd year of B.Pharm (i.e. lateral entry), he must have passed D.Pharm from a PCI approved institute. This course does not need NEET clearance or you can get admission without NEET.
In India Diploma in Pharmacy is commonly known as D.Pharm. A pre-professional coursework containing three to four years which is followed by four academic years in the professional program. To complete prerequisite courses most student need four years. Hence eight years are commonly taken to complete Pharm.D. and become a professional pharmacist. Below are few requirement for the admission in D.Pharm. Student can do this student without NEET test.
- Pharm. admission requirements include that applicants must be at least 17 years of age at time of admission.
- Required to complete the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) or 10+2 exam in the science stream.
- Required subjects are physics, chemistry and biology or mathematics.
- A minimum of 40% marks are required in each course.
The cost for both B.Pharm. and D.Pharm. are varies based on institution.
In 2008 the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) course was set up in India by the PCI. The length of Pharm.D is 6 years containing 5 years of study+1 year of internship. It is a post-graduate qualification and thus Pharm.D graduates can register openly for Ph.D. All students being honored the Pharm.D degrees are adequate to use the “Dr.” prefix before their name and the same will imitate on the degree issued to them by their PCI-approved institute/ university.
Eligibility to join a Pharm.D course:
You must be at least 17 years old and pass any one of the following exam:
- 10+2 with physics, chemistry and mathematics/ biology
- You have a holder of D.Pharm from an institution under PCI.
- Any other qualification accepted by PCI that is equivalent to above to qualifications
Apart from these there is one more important Veterinary Course that student can do after secondary education. Instead of NEET there are different entrance exams for B.V.Sc., Bachelor of Veterinary Science. Even the scope of this course is wide in foreign countries.
Following is the list of major courses after secondary medical education
- Advance Care Paramedic
- Anaesthesia Assistants and Technologist
- Anatomy (Non-clinical)
- Assistant Behaviour Analyst
- Behaviour Analyst
- Burn Care Technologist
- Cell Geneticist
- Clinical Coder
- Clinical Social Worker (other than Counsellors)
- Critical Care or Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Technologist
- Diagnostic Medical Radiographer
- Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
- Dialysis Therapy Technologist
- Dietician including Clinical Dietician, Food Service Dietician
- Transcription (Including Medical Record Technician or Medical Records Analyst)
- Endoscopy and Laparoscopy Technologist
- Environment Protection Officer
- Forensic Science Technologist
- Emergency Medical Technologist (Paramedic) or Emergency Medical Technician – Basic
- Health Educator including Disease Counsellors, Diabetes Educators, Lactation Consultants
- Health Information Management Assistant, Medical Secretary,
- Health Information Management Technologist
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Counsellors or Family Planning Counsellors
- Integrated Behavioural Health Counsellors
- Medical Equipment Technologist
- Mental Health Support Workers
- Molecular Biologist (non-clinical)
- Molecular Geneticist
- Medical Laboratory Technologist
- Movement Therapist including Art, Dance and Movement Therapist or Recreational Therapist
- Operation Theatre (OT) Technologist
- Nuclear Medicine Technologist
- Ophthalmic Assistant
- Physiology (Non-clinical)
- Occupational Health and Safety Officer
- Radiotherapy Technologist
- Physiotherapist including Geriatric Physical Therapist, Orthopaedic Physical Therapist, Pediatric Physical Therapist
- Physician Associate and Assistant
- Radiology and Imaging Technologist or Assistants (Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computed Tomography (CT), Mamography)
- Sleep Lab Technologist.
According to our survey in these above courses student can get admission with NEET but there may be other entrance tests for these courses.