15 Mar
BIPC


COURSES FOR BIOLOGY GROUP STUDENTS (P,C,B SUBJECTS)

 

1. MBBS

The most sought-after course, in case of Biology group students. The duration of this course is five and a half years. Academic duration is four and a half years. This is followed by an internship that lasts a year. So, combining them together, the duration of the MBBS program turns out to be 5.5 years!As we all know, becoming a Doctor is not too easy. First of all, getting an MBBS seat in a private or Government College is a very difficult task. Then, the course is also not too easy!

 Still, doing MBBS and following it up with PG course will help you build a rewarding career. Healthcare business is booming and the demand for well-qualified Doctors is expected to shoot up in the future. One may get job in Government or private sectors. Also, opening one’s own Clinic is also a good option!


2. BDS

BDS stands for Bachelor of Dental Surgery. The course duration is 5 years. Of those 5 years, classroom studies make up 4 years. 1 year is dedicated towards internship!

 Getting into MBBS program is too tough. But getting a BDS seat is relatively easy! But at the same time, career prospects are a bit dim, when compared with MBBS. Still, one may complete BDS, follow it up with PG course and build a good career. 


3 B.PHARMACY.

Pharmacy course is all about the pharmaceutical sector. It deals with topics such as making medicines, chemicals involved in making of medicines, uses of medicines etc. This course is 4 years long.

 After completing B.Pharm., one may follow it up with the Master’s Degree- M.Pharm.! Talking about job opportunities, Pharmaceutical companies are the prime job providers. One may also get job in hospitals that hire chemists. Government sector jobs are also available for graduates, such as- in Government hospitals, as an Officer in the Drugs department etc.

 Opening one’s own shop is another option! A combination of B.Pharm. and M.Pharm. can also ensure you a job in Research sector as well as teaching sector!


 4. B.A.M.S.

B.A.M.S. stands for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. If you want to become an Ayurveda Doctor, B.A.M.S. course is for you! The course duration is five and a half years. Four and a half years are dedicated towards classroom courses and rest 1 year towards internship.

In comparison to M.B.B.S. and BDS programs, getting a seat in BAMS program is easier! And talking about career prospects, the future in this sector is all set to be bright! Take a look at the pace at which Health tourism has been developing in the recent times. Ayurveda resorts and treatment evidently have played an effective role in developing health tourism.

More and more people are trying out Ayurvedic treatment, thanks to its rising popularity and lack of side effects! So, it is safe to say that job opportunities will certainly increase with time. One may land job in private as well as Government sector.


 5. PHARM.D.

Pharm.D. is a unique course! Its name may sound similar to Pharmacy course. But it has got more to it than just the elements of Pharmacy program!

Pharm.D. can be said to be a mixture of B.Pharm., M.Pharm. as well as MBBS! Yes, this course got elements from all the above mentioned courses!This obviously means that the course duration will be pretty long, thanks to the enormous amount of study material that it consists of. The course duration is 6 long years!

 But job opportunities and career prospects are excellent! One may work abroad after doing this course. Pharm.D. Graduates are valued more in Western Countries than they are valued in India.


 6.B.SC. NURSING

In the Healthcare sector, the demand for well trained and qualified nurses is huge! The demand is increasing with time, but the supply, the number of qualified nurses graduating each year, is not satisfying this demand! In short, qualified nurses are well valued and are rewarded well for their service!

         B.Sc.Nursing Course is 3 years long. It can be followed up with an M.Sc. Degree. There is a notion that this course is meant exclusively for girls. But it is not true at all! Male candidates too may pursue it.

Ample amounts of jobs are available in both Private as well as Government sectors. Private as well as Government Hospitals are keen to recruit well qualified nurses!


7.B.H.M.S

B.H.M.S. stands for Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery. This course deals with Homeopathic medicines and procedures in detail. The course duration is five and a half years.

 What makes this course valuable is the fact that there are still many people who rely on Homeopathic medication and treatment. So, finding job in Private hospitals won’t be a problem for B.H.M.S. Graduates.

 

8. BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapy professionals are well valued in the Healthcare sector. They are required to help patients recover and rehabilitate from muscular injuries and physical injuries through non-surgical methods.

 The course duration is four and a half years. 4 years are dedicated to classroom studies and practical lessons. 6 months are dedicated towards an internship.

 Talking about career prospects, after graduation, one may take up job of a physiotherapist in private as well as Government hospitals. One may also start one’s own venture.


9. OTHER B.SC. COURSES

Some other 3 years long B.Sc. courses that PCB group students may pursue are-

  • B.Sc. Biochemistry
  • B.Sc. Biology
  • B.Sc. Physics
  • B.Sc. Chemistry
  • B.Sc. Environmental Science
  • B.Sc. Biotechnology
  • B.Sc. Nursing
  • B.Sc. Occupational Therapy
  • B.Sc. Physiotherapy
  • B.Sc. Radiology
  • B.Sc. Bioinformatics
  • B.Sc. Anthropology
  • B.Sc. Microbiology
  • B.Sc. Zoology
  • B.Sc. Forensic Science
  • B.Sc. Agriculture
  • B.Sc. Pathology
  • B.Sc. Speech Therapy
  • B.F.Sc. (Fisheries Science)
  • B.Sc. Horticulture
  • B.Sc. Genetics
  • B.Sc. Health Science and Nutrition
  • B.Sc. Sports Science
  • B.Sc. Audiology
  • B.Sc. Botany
  • B.Sc. Operation Theatre Technology
  • B.Sc. Anaesthesia and Operation Theatre Technology
  • B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology

 

One may also follow up the above mentioned courses with an M.Sc. Degree also.

 Below, you will find brief description about some of the popular B.Sc. courses. Here they are –

 As the name suggests, 

B.Sc. Biology course deals with Biology subject. The academic program is 3 years long. The course is well known for its detailed approach towards Biology subject.

 Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue this course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Nursing is a very popular choice among Biology group students. The academic program is 3 years long. The academic program consists of a mixture of classroom lectures and practical training!

 Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue this course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Occupational Therapy course is 3 years long. Occupational therapy is technically related to healthcare sector. Occupational therapists primarily deals with rehabilitation of patients (suffering from physical, social, emotional problems etc).

 Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue this course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Radiology course is 3 years long. Technically, it is a paramedical course. If you want to become a Medical Imaging professional, this course will be of help to you.

 B.Sc. Radiology course deals with medical imaging techniques, equipment and practices. Radiology graduates are usually hired by imaging labs, hospitals and clinics.

 Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue this course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Zoology course is 3 years long. It is a very popular choice among Biology group students. The course primarily deals with animal science.Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue this course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Microbiology is a 3 years long course. Microbiology is a vast field. It primarily deals with the study of microorganisms (fungi, algae, bacteria, virus etc). It has many areas of application such as – pathology, healthcare, nutrition etc.Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue this course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

B.Sc. Anthropology is a 3 years long program. This course is popular among Biology group students. Primarily, this course deals with the study of humanities, natural science and social science.Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue B.Sc. Anthropology course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Botany is a 3 years long course. It is a very popular choice among Biology group students. In simple terms, Botany means plant science.Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue B.Sc. Botany course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Operation Theatre Technology course is also known as OTT program. Technically, it is a paramedical course. If you want to become an Operation Theatre Technician, this course will be of help to you. The academic program is 3 years long.Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue B.Sc. OTT course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology course is also known as MLT course. Technically, it is a paramedical course. If you want to become a Laboratory Technician, this course will be of help to you! The academic program is 3 years long.Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue B.Sc. MLT course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 B.Sc. Audiology is a 3 years long course. Audiology primarily deals with the study of hearing, balance, disorders related to hearing and hearing equipment.Students who have passed 12th Science stream with PCB subjects are eligible to pursue B.Sc. Audiology course. In order to secure admission into a reputed college, one must crack relevant entrance test (state-wise or institute-wise).

 

10. DIPLOMA COURSES

Listed below are some job oriented Diploma courses, which Biology Group students may pursue after 12th. Their duration may vary from 6 months to 1 year. Traditional Diploma course may last even longer than the period mentioned above.

 

  • Diploma in Pharmacy
  • Diploma in Medical Electronics
  • Diploma in Forestry
  • Diploma in Toxicology
  • Diploma in Interior Designing
  • Diploma in Fashion Designing
  • Diploma in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Diploma in Yoga Education
  • Diploma in Food Science and Nutrition
  • Diploma in Nursing
  • Diploma in Event Management
  • Diploma in General Nursing and Midwifery
  • Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Diploma in Anaesthesia Technology

 

11.B.U.M.S.

BUMS stands for Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery. It is a 4½ years long professional course. After completing the course, Graduate must also do an unpaid internship lasting a duration of 1 year. Thus, it takes 5½ years to complete this course!Students who are unable to get admission in courses like MBBS, BDS and BAMS may take up this course. On completing it, they will get the tag of Doctor!

 

12. B.A.S.L.P.

BASLP stands for Bachelor of Audiology Speech-Language Pathology. It is a course that focuses on Audiology, hearing disorders, auditory systems, speech-language therapy, hearing implants etc. It is a 4 years long course. After completing the course, Graduates will have to do a 1-year long Internship program. Thus, in total, it takes 5 years to complete this course.

 After completing the course, Graduates will be able to find a job in the following sectors- marketing of hearing implants, rehabilitation clinics (for people suffering from hearing disorders), Clinics and Hospitals, Special Schools and Educational Institutes (for children suffering from hearing disorders) and Hearing aid manufacturing industries.

 

13 MANAGEMENT COURSES

After 12th Science (Biology group), students are also eligible to pursue management education. Many undergraduate level management programs are available (both Degree and Diploma). Here are some well known degree courses-

  • B.B.A. (Bachelor of Business Administration)
  • B.M.S. (Bachelor of Management Studies)
  • Integrated B.B.A. + M.B.A. program (5 years duration)
  • B.H.M. (Bachelor of Hotel Management)
  • Retail Management (Diploma)
  • B.B.E. (Bachelor of Business Economics)
  • B.B.S. (Bachelor of Business Studies)
  • B.I.B.F. (Bachelor of International Business and Finance)


14.TEACHING & EDUCATION COURSES

Such courses are commonly known and the teachers training course. Usually B.Ed. is the most important course, when it comes to this category of professional courses. And it can be pursued only after graduation. But there also exists some teaching related courses, which can be done right after 12th science (biology group)! They are-

  • B.El.Ed. (Bachelor of Elementary Education, 4 years long course)
  • Diploma in Elementary Education
  • B.P.Ed. (Bachelor of Physical Education)
  • Primary Teachers Training course (can follow it up with B.Ed.)


15.OTHER DEGREE COURSES

Biology group students are also eligible to pursue courses from other streams after 12th! Some examples of such courses are- B.Com., B.A., Management courses etc. While selecting such a course, make sure that it is a relevant and useful one. Some such courses are-

  • B.Com. (relevant specialization)
  • B.A. (relevant specialization)
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Aviation courses (B.Sc./Air Hostess training etc)

 



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