March 3, 2021

Career Paths to Pursue After NEET | 10 Career Options to Discover 

Career after neet

Given the current pandemic situation in mind, students planning to give NEET UG and PG in the future have ample time to sort their career options. From taking online NEET coaching  to self-study, students are doing it all. As this is the perfect time to sort out their future priorities and which medical field to join.  A lot of students with PCB background join the medical field due to their love for biology, although during their medical journey get lured into the exciting field of medicine. Therefore, within this blog we would be exploring the different options medical students can explore within life sciences. From well know fields of medicine, botany, dental to genetics, NEET aspirants can plan to join any path their heart wishes of. A career in the Health and Wellness field is also a possibility that students can go for. Hence, lets dive deep into it! 


MBBS- Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

This is the most popular and desired course that every student who writes NEET wishes to pursue. This is the full-fledged 5 year program. Within MBBS students can pursue their sub fields of interest. The MBBS program  also includes a 1-year mandatory internship that each student needs to complete.  Post completion of the Medical UG course a candidate can start his duties as a certified medical practitioner. The total duration of this course is 5 years.

Top Colleges offering MBBS:

  • AIIMS Delhi
  • AIIMS Kolkata
  • King’s George Medical College, Lucknow
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
  • CMC, Vellore

BDS- Bachelor of Dental Science

BDS is a 5-year undergraduate course which includes 4 years of studies and 1 year of internship to become a dentist. Dentists are entrusted with the job of diagnosing, treating and taking care of diseases related to the teeth. This is another most desirable career path picked up by students.

 Top Colleges offering BDS:

  • King’s George Medical College, Lucknow
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
  • SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Dharwad
  • SRM Dental College, Chennai
  • NIMS College, Jaipur



Nurses are one of the most crucial part of the health care. Their zone of work is more hectic and widespread than the Doctors. They perform vivid roles like assisting the fellow doctors in any frantic situation, supplying important instruments and much more. They are also entrusted with the job of monitoring the conditions of patients at regular intervals and help them with any health problem. The programmer available for nursing vary from 2 years to sometimes 4 years.

Top Colleges offering Nursing Courses:

  • Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Nursing College
  • Hinduja Hospital, Mumbai
  • Manipal University: Manipal College of Nursing
  • B.M. Birla College of Nursing, Kolkata
  • Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine

Ayurveda is the exotic treasure that India has given to the world. These days, people are moving towards an organic lifestyle with a desire to remain connected with the nature. Citing the growing popularity of Ayurveda many students are willing to pursue a career in Ayurvedic medicine. The work profile of an ayurvedic doctor is the same as that of an allopathic doctor, only the chemical pills are replaced by natural medicines. This 4-year course teaches them the property of different kinds of herbs and their duties as an ayurvedic doctor.

Top Colleges offering Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine

  • King’s George Medical College, Lucknow
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
  • AIIMS Delhi
  • CMC, Vellore
  • Armed Medical College, Pune


BSC in Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is a course which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the physical ailments. There are a lot of people who suffer from various kinds of physical disability and require correct treatment and positive support. A physiotherapist has to work with his patients and help them in recovering from their illness physically as well as mentally. 

Top colleges offering BSC in Physiotherapy

  • Topiwala National Medical College
  • Maharajah’s Institute of Medical Science
  • NIMS University
  • Sri Ramachandra University
  • Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College


Bachelor of Homeopathy

Homeopathy is the third most popular medication system in India after Ayurveda and Allopathy. It deals with this concept that medicine will activate the self-healing power of the body. One important reason supporting its popularity is that it has no side-effects on the human body. A student who wishes to pursue homeopathy can practice privately or with any homeopathic medicine company as a researcher.

Top Colleges offering Bachelor of Homeopathy

  • Nehru Homeopathic Medical College
  • Government Homeopathic Medical College, Bangalore
  • Smt. Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Homeopathic Medical College
  • Calcutta Homoeopathic Medical College


Bachelor’s in Nutrition and diet

A balanced diet filled with adequate quantity of nutrition is all that a body needs to remain healthy. Although, who will guide people regarding what to eat and what to skip? This is taken care by a nutritionist, they are entrusted with the duty of referring correct diet plans to the patients or their clients. India has around 30% population which is malnourished, in that case, we need a lot of students who can work for them. This 3-year program teaches the basics of food management, nutritional needs of different lifestyles and food habits to name a few.

Top Colleges offering Bachelor’s in Nutrition and diet

  • Delhi University
  • Pratap University
  • Tezpur University
  • J D Birla Institute of Home Science


B Pharma

A pharmacy is the one stop solution for 70% of Indians whenever they feel any kind of medical complication. All of us at some point of time have asked the pharmacy individual regarding the medicine prescribed as well for recommendation. These individuals are well trained to work in a pharmacy or own pharmacy as they have proper training and knowledge in this field. With B Pharma programme students are trained regarding proper usage of drugs and medicines. The total duration of B Pharma is 4 years.

Top Colleges offering B Pharma course

  • Government Pharmacy Institute, Bariatu
  • Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Government College of Pharmacy, Bangalore
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science
  • Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi


BSC in Zoology

Zoology is that science of Biology that deals with the well-being of the animals. There are lot of students who wish to explore the animal kingdom, that involves learning about the basic structure and evolution of animals. This course also elucidates the importance of wildlife conservation and environment management.

Top Colleges offering BSc in Zoology

  • St. Joseph’s College Devagiri
  • Sacred Heart College
  • Elphinstone College
  • St. Xavier’s College
  • Ramniranjan Jhunjhunwala College


B.SC in Veterinary Science

Another prestigious medical profession is of a veterinary science and care of animals. The BSC in Vet Science deals with the diagnosis, treatment of various animal diseases. The duration of this course is 4 years, and the students are taught the different aspect like animal anatomy, behavior, nourishment and breeding to name a few.

Top Colleges offering BSc in Zoology

  • Tamil Nadu Veterinary Animal Sciences University
  • College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences
  • Bombay Veterinary College
  • Indian Veterinary Research Institute
  • Birsa Agricultural University


These are few of the most sort after career options students go for. There are many more fields that can be explored in life sciences as the list in never ending.  That said, the current COVID situation has taught us the importance of health workers. They are working day and night for saving the lives of the people from this dangerous virus. Which just proves that medicine is a very beautiful field, as it involves working tirelessly for the well-being of the patients which are unknown to the doctors, nurses and all the people involved in this frame of work.

We hope that this blog can give you an insight into the exciting careers options the medical field has to offer. You could read the inspiration journeys of NEET PG test takers and their preparation tips via the NEET PG Ebook by exambazaar to get boost up your confidence!


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