Screwed NEET? Best 6 Options for PCB Students

Screwed NEET? Best 6 Options for PCB Students: According to stats, out of 8,02,594 candidates who registered for NEET last year, only 4,09,477 candidates were able to clear it, computing the success rate for the examination at only 56%. With cut-throat competition, high level of difficulty and rising controversies, getting admission in a good college to pursue MBBS and MDS is not an easy task.

In case you too aren’t happy with your NEET results, fret not we have a solution for you! Apart from medical and dental studies, your PCB studies qualify you for various other options. Here are a few out of the box career/ course choices for students that do not require the candidates to clear NEET 2018.

  1. B.Sc Operation Theatres

Bachelor of Science in Operation Theatres in a 3-year course which has been designed to meet the growing demand for experts in operation theatre management, anesthesia technology, post-operation care, and medical ethics.

Some of the top colleges and institutes that offer admission in B.Sc. in Operation Theatre Technology is as follows:

  • NIMS School of Paramedical Sciences and Technology-Raichur
  • Tech Mahindra SMART Academy for Healthcare, Chandigarh
  • Chitkara School of Health Sciences, Chandigarh
  • University of Technology, Jaipur

Duration of the course is 3 years and average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between Rs.5000 and Rs.10 Lacs.

  1. B.Sc Biotech

An amalgamation of Technology and Biology, it is a 3-year course divided into 6 semesters. The students get enrolled in the same on the basis of merit test. It is a rapidly developing branch of biology involving the exploitation of biological processes of cellular, molecular, and organism, level.

Duration of the course is 3 years. Some of the top colleges offering admission to B.Sc in Biotechnology are as follows:

  • Loyola College, Chennai
  • St Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • Fergusson College, Pune
  • Ramjas College, University of Delhi
  1. Bachelor of Pharmacy

It is yet another popular course among medical students other than MBBS. It is an undergraduate degree in the field of pharmacy. It includes studies about medicines and drugs, medical chemistry, pharmaceutical engineering etc.

  • Some of the top colleges offering admission to this course are as follows:
  • University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Amity University
  • JSS College of Pharmacy, The Nilgiris
  • Amrita School of Pharmacy
  • Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Duration of this course is 4 years. The average course fee is INR 95,000 per annum.

  1. Optometrists

Optometry is a professional healthcare course concerned with eyes and other related structure, including vision, visual system, and vision information processing in human beings. Optometrists are trained to prescribe lenses to improve vision.

Some of the top colleges offering admission to this course are as follows:

  • SRM University
  • Sharda University
  • Manipal Institute of Technology
  • Galgotias University
  • Bharti Vidyapeeth Deemed University

Duration of this course is 4 years.

  1. BE in Environmental Engineering

It is the branch of science which is formed by the integration of science and engineering principles dealing with improving the natural environment and providing healthy air, water, land for human habitation and other organisms. It basically emphasizes on cleaning up the pollution, but scientifically.

Some of the top colleges offering admission to this course are as follows:

  • The Neotia College, Kolkata
  • Chandigarh University
  • BITS, Hyderabad
  • IIT, Dhanbad
  • DTU, Delhi

The fees for the course ranges from INR 30,000 to 80,000 per semester. Duration of this course is 4 years.

  1. B.Sc Radiography.

Radiography is a paramedical professional course meant for the individuals who seek to perform various radiography tests with the use of radiation. It includes X-ray, CT Scan, MRI, etc. Radiographers work as a member of the healthcare team in the Diagnostic Department, Accident & Emergency, ICU and Operation Theatre.

Some of the top colleges offering admission to this course are as follows:

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Rajeev Gandhi University of Health Sciences
  • University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital
  • Tata Memorial Center
  • TCR Institute for Materials Technology

Duration of this course is 3 years.

These are the alternate options available to the students of PCB from which they can choose any of the course. Thus, it is not necessary for PCB students to remain confined to MBBS or BDS as these options provide great career opportunities with all perks of a white-collar job.

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