IntroductionFor BiPC students, the main aim is to get the MBBS seat to become a doctor. But due to the number of seats available for these courses, it is very less and so many of them get disappointed in joining this course. Many of the students have no idea that there are various valuable courses after the Intermediate or +2 BiPC course that provide equivalent careers to MBBS. Here below the details of these courses, the various career opportunities they provide and the study opportunities for these courses were discussed below in detail.
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Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMAS)This is an alternative course for the students who aspire for the MBBS doctor course. Students can join in MD Ayurveda and MS Ayurveda courses. Students have to study subjects like Human Anatomy, Physiology, Pediatrics, and General Medicine. Kayakalpa Chikitsa's course in Ayurveda is equivalent to the MBBS General Medicine and the Salyatantra course is equal to the Surgery course in MBBS.
Bachelor of Unani and Medical Course (BUMS)This course is popularly known as Naturopathy. Gynecology, Social and Preventive Medicine, General Medicine, Pharmacology PG courses equivalent to MD and MS courses in Allopathy.
Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)Human Anatomy and Human Physiology will be dealt with in this course as in the MBBS course. Those who complete this course successfully can study Materia Medica and Homeopathic Philosophy courses as specialization courses. NTRUHS and KHRUS universities of AP and Telangana states are providing these courses. Students who are taking these courses are excelling in their careers.
Bachelor of Naturopathic Yogic courses (BNYS)Students who opted BiPC course in Intermediate can opt for this bachelor course. Those who completed this course can treat patients with Yoga and Siddhayoga skills learned through this course.
To obtain seats in AYUSH (Ayurveda, Homeopathy, Unani, Naturopathy, and Yoga, Siddha) Medicine has to obtain good ranks in the NEET examination conducted at the National level.
Bachelor of PhysiotherapyIt is a 4.5 years course that provides good opportunities in their career after completion of this course. Physiotherapy is very essential after orthopedic surgery and thus the opportunities are plenty for Physiotherapists.
Paramedical CoursesThese courses include B.Sc. Nursing, Neurophysiology Technology, Optometric Technology, Renal Dialysis Technology, Perfusion Technology, Cardio Care and Cardio Vascular Technology, Anaesthesia Technology, and Operation Theater Degree, Imaging Technology. By completing these courses one can get good career opportunities in hospitals. Health universities provide study opportunities to study these courses.
Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSC)This course deals with the study and cure of diseases caused to domestic and pet animals, control of diseases to animals, in-vitro fertilization or artificial fertilization process carried on domestic animals to improve the breeds. By completing this course one can get good job opportunities in government and private Veterinary hospitals, Poultry farms, Diary-farms, Wild Life Sanctuaries, Wild Life Protection Centers, Sheep breeding centers, etc.
Agricultural B.Sc.It is one of the most popular course for BiPC students after Intermediate that provide a lot of job avenues in their life. This course mainly deals with modern methods and techniques used in agricultural farming. By completing this course successfully one can get good job opportunities in Seed breeding organizations, Poultry farms, Agricultural Extension Officers in government agricultural departments, Officers in Agricultural loan banks, teaching faculty in government and private agricultural education institutes, etc.
Horticultural ScienceThis course at PG level provides knowledge about Fruit Science, Vegetable Science, Floriculture, Plantation and Spice Crop. Those who complete the Graduate course can get jobs in State Horticultural Mission, NABARD Banks, Private Drip Irrigation projects, Micro-irrigation projects, etc.
Bachelor of Fishery Science (BFSC)This course deals with learning skills of rearing and cultivating fish. Those who complete this course successfully can get jobs in Aquacultural organizations and Aquacultural Research organizations. Sri PV Narasimha Rao Veterinary University and Sri Venkateswara University are providing quality courses in those branches.
B.Tech Food TechnologyThis course provides skills in food production, standards in food processing, food preservation techniques, etc. Skills in this course will help to get jobs in Packaging Food Manufacturing units, and Food production units.
Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Business Management (B.Sc.CABM)This course helps to develop skills in following modern techniques in agricultural farming and increasing food production. This course offers good career opportunities in Crop Production Projects and Food Processing units.
B.Sc. Agri-BiotechThis course provides skills in Tissue Culture, Genetic Engineering, Molecular Diagnostics. Skills in these courses will help to get jobs in Research organizations, Pesticides, and Fertilizer units.
B.Sc. Nutrition and Food ScienceThis course provides skills in maintaining nutrition standards of food, skills in the preservation of food. Completion of this course successfully will provide jobs in Packaged Food industries, Food Processing units, Food Preservation units, Research organizations, Dietitians in Hospitals and Hotels.
B.Sc. (BZC)It is a Bachelor's Degree that provides various specialization courses at present. B.Sc. Biotechnology and Microbiology specialization courses will provide a lot of job opportunities in Pharmaceutical, Brewery and Bakery industries, Bio-tech and Microbiology Research Organizations.
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A very good article to provide the different courses for the students of biology after intermediate. BSc Nursing is the best paramedical course and has a good opportunity for a job. So, for bio students, I will suggest this course as there are many colleges for the same. Now the government is also providing this course in the govt colleges.
The author may please note that the short form for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery is BAMS and not BAMAS. Similarly, in Madhya Pradesh, PCB and PCM are used for indicating bio and maths students respectively.
This is the known fact that the main reason for taking up BiPC is to grab a medical seat. But invariably the total seats across each state is less or very negligible. Students should never get disappointed for not getting the seat as there are other courses in bioscience, molecular biology and even Ayurveda that can be tried as an alternative. Some people branch out to paramedical courses which are also in great demand. So students need not get disheartened for not getting the medical seat and the author has given much information about other courses too to get the career ahead.