Career Options after 12th for PCB Students

May 25, 2020

Career Options after 12th for PCB Students

What to do after taking PCB in Class 12 ?

Career Options after 12th for PCB Students - Making the right choice for your career option after class 12 is a huge decision. Taking up PCB in class 12 often means hearing the words “medical” and “NEET” a lot, but the field of possibilities to choose from is vast for students today. After completing your higher secondary education in PCB, you are adept in Biological studies, which opens up avenues in fields like medicine and natural sciences before gaining a specialization.

Some of the most popular courses among PCB students are:

1. MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine or Bachelor of Surgery:

This is the most widely chosen field among PCB students after clearing the national level NEET exam to become a doctor. MBBS from top-class Indian institutes is an extremely reputed degree and offers a lucrative career in the field of medicine. Completing the 5-1/2 years degree opens up opportunities for post-graduation and choosing a specialty like Neuro, Cardio, General, Orthopaedic, Paediatrics, etc.

2. BDS, Bachelor of Dental Surgery

This course offers you the chance to get into the field of Dentistry, after which you can either become a practitioner, researcher, or go ahead for post-graduation in specialised fields. While this is also a five-year degree after clearing the NEET exam, it also offers a lucrative career as the demand for dental professionals is on the rise.

3. B.Pharm, Bachelors in Pharmacy

This is a top choice among students who wish to explore the medical field. While it is a four-year degree, the employment opportunities are immense with the expanding Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry or as an independent licensed chemist in India. The course focusses on key areas like pharmacy, chemistry, biology, and healthcare.

4. Alternative Medicine:

With the emerging need for alternate medicinal treatments and healthcare options, courses like BAMS: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery, BHMS: Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery, BUMS: Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery are becoming popular among PCB Students. Unlike MBBS, these courses offer education in the alternate, natural treatments and are highly in demand.

While these were some of the most popular courses in the medical industry, there is a wide variety of emerging courses in the research field as well, like Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Genetics, etc. They are new age concepts that are highly in demand and offer remunerative career opportunities.

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