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Career Options After 12th Medical

A career in medical field is one of the most reputed and promising professions with a lot of demand in India and abroad. Besides MBBS, there are many other choices available. Basically, it is all about making a right and informed choice so that you can get the best out of your area of interest.

Given below is a list of career options available after 12th Medical:


MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) is indeed one of the first options for students after 12th Medical. After completing your MBBS, you may consider doing specialization in the field of your interest.

A career in MBBS and higher studies is considered to be very prestigious and can prove to be really rewarding. Several entrance exams like AIPMT, JIPMER, and AIIMS are held for admissions to medical colleges all over India.


This field is appropriate for you in case you are interested in making your career in the field of Ayurvedic medicine. BAMS or Bachelor in Ayurvedic Medicine is gaining a lot of popularity both in India and abroad. This field, therefore, offers bright career prospects. In order to get admission to this course, you need to appear for entrance examinations that are held by different institutions.


BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) offers professional training in the field of Homeopathy and the duration of this course is 5.5 years.


BUMS or Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery is a field of medicine that makes you study Turkish bath, herbal, minerals and animal drugs, surgery.


If the field of dentistry interests you, you may consider doing BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery). The duration of this course is four years. After BDS, you may consider doing post-graduation in this field in order to enhance your career prospects. The admission procedure is same as for MBSS and seats are allotted on the basis of rank you get in medical entrance examinations.


You may consider doing this professional course in case you wish to pursue a career in the pharmaceutical industry. After completing the course, you may take up the role of a pharmacist, drug inspector, drug therapist, health inspector, or of a drug technician. Pharmaceutical professionals are in huge demand these days and this field, therefore, promises a bright future ahead.

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This is a medical diploma course in the pharmacy of Ayurvedic medicine. The duration of this course is two years.


This field of study is concerned with the eyes and vision. When you study optometry, you are trained to work towards improving the vision of individuals. After completing Bachelor of Optometry, you may consider doing Master of Optometry and further specialization in the field.

Other career choices available after 12th Medical are:

BMLT (Bachelor of Medical Lab Technicians)

DMLT (Diploma of Medical Lab Technicians)

B.P.T (Physiotherapy)

B.O.T (Occupational Therapy)

Sanitary Inspector

B.Sc. Medical

B.Sc. Nursing

B.Sc. Agriculture Science

B.Sc. Horticulture

B.Sc. Forestry

B.Sc. Biochemistry

B.Sc. Microbiology

B.Sc. Biotechnology

B.Sc. Bioinformatics

B.Sc. Forensic Science

Nutrition and Dietetics

Veterinary Science

Animal Husbandry

Computer Science

Fisheries Science

Environmental Science

Food Technology

Nautical Science


Speech and Language Pathology

Rehabilitation Therapy





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