Courses under NEET UG 2024 : NTA (National Testing Agency) conduct NEET UG entrance exam is a national level exam for the aspirants, who want to pursue their career in Medicine on May 5 ,2024 in pen and paper mode.
But MBBS is not the only option/ course which comes under NEET UG.
And many students don’t give a damn to those courses because they don’t know enough about these courses.
That’s why we decided to write a detailed article on this topic and if you are also searching for information on other courses under NEET UG then this article is going to be a gem for you.
So, don’t miss any line from it and read it carefully till end.
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Courses Under NEET UG 2024
Below is a quick information on NEET UG courses like their name, duration time and internship period.
The courses available to students in India after completing their 10+2 education in the PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Biology) medical stream:
|Course||Description and Specialization||Duration||Entrance Exams|
|MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)||General medicine and surgery education||5.5 years (including internship)||NEET-UG|
|BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)||Dentistry education and dental surgery||5 years||NEET-UG|
|BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery)||Ayurvedic medicine and surgery education||5.5 years||NEET-UG|
|BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)||Homeopathic medicine and surgery education||5.5 years||NEET-UG|
|BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery)||Unani medicine and surgery education||5.5 years||NEET-UG|
|BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic Sciences)||Naturopathy and yoga-based wellness education||5.5 years||NEET-UG|
|BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)||Physical therapy and rehabilitation education||4.5 years||NEET-UG/State-level exams|
|B.Sc Nursing (Bachelor of Science in Nursing)||Nursing education and healthcare specialization||4 years||AIIMS Nursing, JIPMER B.Sc Nursing, State-level exams|
|BMLT (Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology)||Laboratory technology and diagnostics education||3-4 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Biotechnology||Biotechnology and its applications in healthcare||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Microbiology||Microbiology and its applications in healthcare||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Biochemistry||Biochemistry and its applications in healthcare||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Radiography||Medical radiography and imaging technology education||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Optometry||Optometry and eye care education||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Medical Imaging Technology||Medical imaging technology and diagnostics education||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Cardiac Care Technology||Cardiac care technology and healthcare education||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Audiology||Audiology and hearing care education||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
|B.Sc Speech and Language Pathology||Speech and language pathology education||3 years||Entrance exams by some institutions|
Please note that for most of the medical courses mentioned above, the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for Undergraduate (NEET-UG) is a common entrance exam for admission.
List of courses under NEET UG 2023
There are many courses that are available for students who qualified for the NEET UG exam, which is as follows.
MBBS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
This is the most popular course under NEET UG among the students who want to make a career in Medicine.
MBBS is a 4.5-year course, after which 12 months compulsory internship is required to do registration and practicing in order to get the degree and become a full-fledged doctor.
Note: As you know if any student is not getting admission in Government /Semi Government medical college then there is option of Deemed medical college or private medical college/University but fee of these medical colleges are comparatively high in that case some students opt for abroad MBBS admission .But our suggestion is ,before going abroad you must check all pros and cons.
BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Another famous program from the NEET UG courses list is BDS.
Students who qualified NEET UG can get admission in BDS across top Government, Semi Government ,private medical colleges and deemed universities or medical colleges in India as well as abroad .
Although, this is an undergraduate program in Dental surgery. The duration of this course is 4 years with 1 year of compulsory internship.
Treatments including Dental Anatomy
- Oral Histology
- Oral Medicine
- Oral Pathology
After the completion of BDS, students can pursue MDS advanced courses or become a dental doctor.
Although Government dental colleges is very limited that is the reason cut off of Government Dental colleges is also very high but good thing is that lots of good options are available in private or deemed college with nominal budget.
BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
This is also an undergraduate program with a duration of 5 and a half years with a compulsory internship of 1 year. But the best part is the internship of 1 year included in the duration of the program. We want to make it clear that some time few states allowed such students which are having low NEET UG score . To see the complete details click here.
Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry
Branch of Medicine that deals with the Treatment of Animals and birds. These days this course is in very high demand. Some of the job options are mention below
- Army (RVC): Rank – Captain
- Para-military (BSF/ITBP/SSB)-
- Assistant Commandant (Veterinary)
- – Veterinary Assistant Surgeon/ Veterinary Medical Officer
- ARS (Agricultural Research Scientist)
- Assistant Professor
- Government Medical Colleges
Click here to know the complete admission process in Veterinary Science with or without NEET UG.
BHMS – Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
As the program name suggests if the candidate wants to study in-depth Homeopathic then this course is best for him.
It’s an undergraduate program with a duration of 5 and a half years with 1 year of the compulsory internship included in it.
After the completion of BHMS, candidates pursue their career as medicine pharmacist, Public Health Specialist, Therapist, or more. Some times if seats remains vacant it may be possible that counselling authority allows admission even with low NEET UG score.
BUMS – Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery
This is a 5-year program in the area of Unani medicine, treatments, and surgery. After which a 1-year internship is compulsory.
B.P.T – Bachelor of Physiotherapy
BPT gives you deep knowledge of manual therapy, therapeutic exercise, etc.
It’s a 4 and half years medical course for NEET UG qualified aspirants with 6 months internship. Even some state/college take admission in BPT course without NEET UG examination .So verify the same from official website of the college/University where you wanted to take admission.
After which students will either go for a master’s degree or become a professional Physiotherapist, Osteopath, Therapy Manager in their career.
BYNS – Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga systems
This program comes under the Ministry of Ayush, which teaches students in-depth knowledge in the field of Naturopathy.
It’s a 4 and half year medical course with an extra 1-year compulsory internship.
In several universities, Sanskrit is used for teaching as an additional language in this program. And after qualifying from it, candidates can Medical Practice as a General Physician or get a Master Degree,
BSMS – Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery
This is a UG program with a duration of 4 and a half years and another 1 year of compulsory internship.
BSMS also comes under the Ministry of Ayush just like the above course.
In which students taught Physiological functions of the body based on Siddha system of medicine.
- B.Sc(nursing)-AIIMS ,JIPMER
Paramedical courses under NEET UG
If you are wanting to study job-oriented medical programs then paramedical courses under NEET UG are best for you, as these courses under NEET teach individuals to turn them into a specific health field worker.
As the health care systems are changing fast, these paramedical courses under NEET are on fire.
Here the most known paramedical courses under NEET,
- Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
- B.Sc. in Dialysis Therapy
- B.Sc. Medical Lab Technology
- Optometry (B.Sc)
- B.Sc. in X-Ray Technology
- B.Sc. in Nuclear Medicine Technology
- Bachelor of Radiation Technology
- B.Sc. in Operation Theatre Technology
- B.Sc in Medical Record Technology
- B.v SC
- B.Sc. in Medical Imaging Technology
- B.Sc. in Anesthesia Technology
- B.Sc (agriculture)
- Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Duration -of these bachelor programs are 3 to 4 years.
Ayush Courses under NEET UG
Ayurveda is the most ancient type of medical treatment in the history of the world. And these types of medical programs come under the Ministry of Ayush.
Students who are interested in Ayush courses under NEET, the list is below.
- Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery
- Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Sciences
- Unani Medicine and Surgery
- Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery
- Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery
All these program duration is 4 to 4.5 years with an extra 1 year of internship.
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