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Other Popular Medical Courses apart from MBBS and BDS

Other Popular Medical Courses apart from MBBS and BDS

 Other Popular Medical Courses apart from MBBS and BDS

 This blog explain you in detail manner about the other Popular Medical Courses apart from MBBS and BDS.
Medical is a noble profession. You get a chance to serve the countrymen and help them get rid of pains and sufferings. But did you know MBBS and BDS are not the only options in medical field? Today, there are a lot many options, which you may pursue without losing your area of interest and make most of outstanding job opportunities. So, there is no need to compromise with your dreams if you want to make career in medical field. There are various alternatives available. So, without any further delay, let’s look at them:
1. DMLT (Diploma of Medical Lab Technicians)
It is one of the paramedical diploma courses concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases via clinical laboratory tests and other physical tests. This course is best option for the students who want an entry level job in the medical laboratories and want to become a professional laboratory technician.
Eligibility Criteria: 50% in 12th Class with Medical subjects (Physics, Chemistry, and Biology).
Admission process starts in the: Month of July
Course Tenure: 2 Years
However, Madras Christian College offers DMLT course of 1 year, whose eligibility is that the students must complete their Class 10 only.
Top colleges of DMLT:
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees    (In total) (Rs.)
Aligarh Muslim University 1875 Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, UP Common Entrance Test  90, 000
Madras Christian College 1837 University of Madras Chennai Merit 20, 000
Government Medical College 1992 Rajasthan University Kozhikode, Kerala Merit 12, 350
SRM Institute of Science and Technology  1985 University of Madras Kanchipuram Merit 65, 000
St. John Medical College 1963 Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore St. John Entrance Exam 9, 60, 000
Subjects covered: Immunology, Pathology, Blood Banking, Microbiology and Biochemistry
Scope of jobs: Private Clinics, Medical Labs, Government Hospitals, Colleges & Universities, Medical Content Writing, Military Services, etc.
Job profiles: Laboratory Technician, Medical Writer, Laboratory Staff and Data Entry Operator
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 2 to 4 Lakhs Per Annum
2. BMLT (Bachelor of Medical Lab Technicians)
BMLT is an undergraduate program. It is one of the most promising medical courses of the paramedical science. The course involves learning for conducting tests, collecting information, handling equipment, making reports and then documenting. The course focuses on the modern healthcare sector and highlights the importance of laboratories in the modern World.
Eligibility Criteria: 50% in 12th Class with Medical subjects (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
Admission Process starts in the: Month of May
Course Tenure: 3 years + 6 months internship
Top colleges of DMLT:
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees Annually (Rs.)
Paramedical college 2001 West Bengal University Durgapur Merit 3, 66, 000
P.K. University 2015 P.K. University Shivpuri, Madhya Pradesh Merit 1, 74, 000
Rabindranath Tagore University 2010 Rabindranath Tagore University Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh Merit 1, 05000
Mewar University 2009 Mewar University Chittorgarh, Rajasthan Merit 99, 000
Madhav University 2014 Madhav University Sirohi District, Rajasthan Merit 9, 60, 000
Subjects covered: Immunology, Pathology, Human Physiology, Microbiology, Bio – medical waste management, Microbiology, Serology etc.
Scope of jobs: Blood banks, Nursing homes, Pharmaceutical Labs, Research & Development Center
Job profiles: Healthcare Administrators, Laboratory System Analyst, Health Outreach Coordinator, Consultants, and Supervisors etc.
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 3 Lakhs Per Annum
3. D. Pharm (Ayurvedic Siddha Medicine)
It’s a diploma certificate program focusing on Ayurvedic system of pharmacy. This course deals with the drugs and medication used in the Ayurvedic medicines. It mainly focuses on the manufacturing the drugs. Besides this, it also focuses on the consumer sector of drugs.
Eligibility criteria: 12th Pass in any stream (Arts, Commerce or Science)
However, some of the institutes have set 10th pass as a minimum qualification.
Course tenure: 2 years
Admission process starts in the: Month of May
Top colleges of D. Pharm:
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees  Annually (Rs.)
Institute of Chemical Technology 1933 University of Bombay Maharashtra GPAT 85, 350
Birla Institute of Technology & Science 1964 BITS, Pilani Rajasthan BITSAT 4,23,475
Punjab University 1882 Punjab University Chandigrah  PU – CET 4, 740
Jamia Milia Islamia 1989 Jamia Hamdard University Delhi  NEET 70, 000
National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research 2007 NIPER University Hyderabad, Telangana Merit Based 90, 500
Subjects covered: Inventory Control, Third Party Billing, Inventory Control, Effective Verbal and Written Communication, Compounding Techniques
Scope of jobs: Pharmacist Shops, Research Agencies, Hospitals, Health Centers, Pharmaceutical Firms, etc.
Job profiles: Quality Analyst, Production Executive, Medical Transcriptionist, Pharmacist, Scientific Officer etc.
Top organizations: INTAS Pharmaceuticals, Cipla, Mankind, Sun Pharmaceuticals Industry Ltd., etc.
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 2- 5 Lakhs Per Annum
4. BUMS (Unani Medicine)
  Originated in Greece, Unani Medicine is as popular as Ayurveda. It offers treatment related to the systems and organs of the human body. It involves the use of dietary practices, herbal remedies, and alternate therapies. This science recognizes the mental, spiritual, emotional, and physical causes of illness.  
Eligibility criteria: 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subjectsCourse tenure: 5 years
Admission Process starts in the: Month of July
Regulated by: Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India.
Top colleges of BUMS:
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees  (Rs.)
Ayurvedic and Unani Tibbia College 1882 Institution under Government of Delhi Delhi KEAM (state level exam), CPAT /  CPMEE / NEET 65,000 (Total)
Aligarh Muslim University  1875 Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh KEAM (state level exam), CPAT /  CPMEE / NEET 30,000   (Total)
National Institute of Medical Science  2004 NIMS University Jaipur, Rajasthan KEAM (state level exam), CPAT /  CPMEE / NEET 80,000   (Total)
Govt. (Autonomous) Unani Medical College & Hospital 1998 Barkatullah University Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh KEAM (state level exam), CPAT /  CPMEE / NEET 1, 00,000   (Total)
Luqman Unani Medical College & Hospital 1996 Rajiv Gandhi University  Of Health Sciences Vijayapura, Karnataka KEAM (state level exam), CPAT /  CPMEE / NEET 1, 50,000    (Annually)
Subjects covered: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Toxicology, Opthamology & ENT, Gynecology, and Surgery
Scope of jobs: Unani Pharmaceutical Companies, Unani Private Hospitals, Unani Charitable Institution, Unani Medicine Store, Life Science Industries, Ayurvedic Research Institutes
Job profiles: Unani Private Practice, Pharmacist, Consultant, Medical Assistant, Lecturer, Scientist, and Therapist
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 2- 10 Lakhs Per Annum
5. B.O.T. (Occupational Therapy)
Occupational Therapy is an alternate Science of Medicine which treats patients who suffer from injuries, illnesses or disabilities. This therapy helps people of all ages to fully engage in their daily lives like cooking, getting dressed, eating and driving. Therapists also work in schools with students who have behavioral problems or learning disabilities.
Eligibility criteria: 10+2 from a recognized educational Board
Course tenure: 4 to 5 Years
Admission process starts in the: Months of May, June and July
Top colleges of BOT:
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees     Annually (Rs.)
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University 1998 Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Delhi Merit Base/ Entrance Exam 80, 000
Manipal University  1953 Manipal University Manipal, Karnataka  Merit Base/ Entrance Exam 75, 000
Rajiv Gandhi Paramedical Institute 1999 NIMS University  Delhi Merit Base/ Entrance Exam 75, 000
Jamia Hamdard University 1989 Jamia Hamdard University Delhi Merit Base/ Entrance Exam 50, 000
Christian Medical College 1900 University of Madras Vellore, Tamil Nadu Merit Base/ Entrance Exam 85, 500
Subjects covered: Clinical Neurology, Bioengineering, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Mental Health Theory
Scope of jobs: Rehab Centers, Private Clinics, Nursing Homes, Old Age Homes, Community Health Centers, Voluntary Agencies, Multi Specialty Hospital,
Job profiles: Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Nurse
Top organizations: Medanta Hospital, Hinduja Hospital, Kokilaben Hospital, etc.
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 2- 6 Lakhs Per Annum
6. B.P.T (Physiotherapy)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy is a four and a half years undergraduate program that comprises of knowledge of physical movement aimed at preventing disease and disability. It mainly focuses on bone and nerves related diseases.
Eligibility criteria: A minimum aggregate score of 50% or equivalent at the 10+2 level and 45% total aggregate score for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
Course tenure: 4 and a half years
Admission process starts in the: Months of April, May, June and July
Regulated by: Indian Association of Physiotherapy
Top colleges of BPT:
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees  Annually(Rs.)
Christian Medical College 1900 Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University Vellore Online form filling 85000 
Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College (LTMMC) 1947 Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Mumbai Online form filling 38,000
Manipal University  1953 Manipal University Manipal, Karnataka Online form filling 1, 55, 000
Sri Ramachandra Institute for Higher Education and Research 1985 Sri Rama Chandra University Chennai, Tamil Nadu Online form filling 1, 25,000
Luqman Unani Medical College & Hospital 1996 Rajiv Gandhi University  Of Health Sciences Vijayapura, Karnataka Online form filling 1, 25,000 
Subjects covered: Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Orthopedics, and Traumatology
Scope of jobs: Hospitals, Fitness Centers, Health Institutes, Private Clinics and Sports Team
Job profiles: Sports Physiotherapists, Fitness Experts, and Private Physiotherapists
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 2- 8 Lakhs Per Annum
7. B.Sc (Nursing)
B.Sc Nursing is a 4-year undergraduate degree course which primarily focuses on serving mankind through clinical treatment. The course is based on individuals and society which focuses on achieving, keeping up, and recouping ideal wellbeing as well as personal satisfaction.
Eligibility criteria: A minimum aggregate score of 50% or equivalent at the 10+2 level and 45% total aggregate score for SC/ST/OBC candidates.
Course tenure: 4 and a half years
Admission process starts in the: Months of July and August
Regulated by: Indian Nursing Council
Top colleges of BSc (Nursing):
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees  Total(Rs.)
SRM University Kattankulathur, Chennai 1985 University of Madras Chennai Merit Based 3. 05 Lakhs 
KLE University, Belgaum 1947 KLE University Belgaum, Karnataka KLEU-AIET 2020 3 Lakhs
Institute of Medical Sciences  1960 Hindu University Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh Entrance Exam Based 3 Lakhs
Sharda University, Greater Noida 2009 Sharda University, Greater Noida SUAT 2020 3 Lakhs
Symbiosis International University  1971 Symbiosis International University Pune SET 2020 2.75 Lakhs
Subjects covered: Anatomy, Nutrition, Physiology, Nursing Basics, Biochemistry and Psychology
Scope of jobs: Hospitals and Private Clinic
Job profiles: Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Anesthetist, Case Manager, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Educator, Psychologist
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 2- 8 Lakhs Per Annum
8. B.Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
The 4 years undergraduate program Bachelor of Pharmacy is a job-oriented course for Science students who are willing to build career in the Pharmacy sector. It has a huge scope in Multi National Companies as well.
Eligibility criteria: Minimum score of 55-60% in Class XII with science subjects
Course tenure: 4 Years
Admission process starts in the: Months of August and September
Regulated by: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Pharmacy Council of India (PCI)
Top colleges of B.Pharma:
College Name Date of establishment Associated University Location Admission Process Approx Fees  Annually(Rs.)
Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences 1965 Manipal University Manipal, Karnataka MET 2020 2. 85 Lakhs 
Institute of Chemical Technology 1933 University of Bombay Mumbai, Maharashtra MAHA – CET 2020 85,350
Jamia Hamdard University 1920 Jamia Hamdard University New Delhi           –  1.2 Lakhs
BITS Pilani 1956 BITS University Pilani BITSAT 2020 4.23 Lakhs
JSS College of Pharmacy 1980 JSS University Ooty           – 1.44 lakhs
Subjects covered: Human Anatomy and Physiology, Medicinal Chemistry, Herbal Drug Technology, Biochemistry
Scope of jobs: Pharmaceutical Company, Pharmaceutical Shop
Job profiles: Drug Inspector, Pharmaceutical Scientist, Clinical Research Associate, Medical Writer, Pharmacy Business
Top organizations: Baxter, Hospitals, Nestle, Abbott, Cipla, Covance, Novartis, Novo Nordisk etc.
Salary Package (Average): Rs. 3- 8 Lakhs Per Annum
So, select the one in which you have the most interest and you believe that you may do full justice with the course. Afterall, the choice you would make today would set your future for tomorrow. All the best!
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