Biology courses you can pursue after Class 12th

biology courses

Ever wondered about the variety of biology courses you can pursue? Beginning on a scientific note how do we describe the word ‘hunger’? A craving or urgent need for food, right? We are all aware that if we don’t get food for long, we’ll starve to death. Similarly, When the hunger for passion accumulates, dreams starve to death.

Careers after biology courses

Biology is a beautiful subject that deals with the study of living organisms. The field is particularly vast with innumerable career options like doctors, nurses, research scholars, teachers, lecturers, biotechnologists, pharmacologists, forensic scientists, ecologists and even science writers. 

Biology courses after class 12

A number of courses are available for students interested in pursuing biology as a full-time career. However, the choice totally varies from person to person. Following are some of the career options in the field of Biology in India-
1. MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery)

biology courses

Duration of course- 5 Years
Entrance examinations-
NEET – National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test
AIIMS – All India Institute of Medical Science
AFMC – Armed Forced Medical College
JIPMER – Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research
PGIMER – Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
FMGE – Medical Council of India Screening Test
2. BDS ( Bachelor of Dental Surgery) 
Duration of course – 5 Years
Entrance examination- NEET-UG in India
dentist
3. Bachelor of Veterinary Science
Duration of course- 5 years
4. BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic, Medicine and Surgery)
Duration of course- 4.5 years +1 year of compulsary internship
5. BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Duration of course- 4.5 years +1 year of compulsary internship
6. B Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
Duration of course-
Requirements- aggregate of 50% marks in 12th with biology as a major subject
7. BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy)
Duration of course- 4 Years including 6 months of internship
8. BNYS ( Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga)
Duration of course- 4.5 years including 1 year for internship
9. Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
Duration of course- 3 Years
10. Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
Duration of course- 3 Years
11. Bachelor of Science in Botany
Duration of course- 3 Years
botany, plant biology
12. Bachelor of Science in Zoology
Duration of course- 3 Years
13. Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences
Duration of course- 3 Years
14. Bachelor of Food Technology
Duration of course- 3 Years
15. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Duration of course- 3 Years
16. Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
Duration of course- 3 Years
17. Bachelor of Science in Horticulture
Duration of course- 3 Years
18. Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science
Duration of course- 3 Years
19. Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy
Duration of course- 3 Years
20. Bachelor of Science in Home Science
Duration of course- 3 Years
21. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics
Duration of course- 3 Years
22. Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry
Duration of course- 3 Years
23. Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry
Duration of course- 3 Years
24. Bachelor in Operation Theatre Technology
Duration of course- 3 Years
To conclude, pursue whatever you like and make a wise choice!
The father of biology, Aristotle has rightly said-
Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.
TEAM MBD
Moreover, check out the NEET syllabus here- National Testing Agency (nta.ac.in)
Check out some important questions for Biology class 12- Important Questions for Class 12 Biology – My Biology Dictionary

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