Course Options for Low Rank in NEET UG

Diksha Nautiyal
Diksha NautiyalPublished On: September 24, 2020 | NEET UG

Every year, over 13 lakh candidates appear in different medical exams in India but only 10 per cent of them make it. If you are looking for an alternative of MBBS, this article is for you. 

Alternative For MBBS Course

MBBS or Medicine in India is a highly preferred stream by Science students as it is one of the most respected career options. Not only does it pay well but it also gives many opportunities to the practitioners to make huge differences in people’s lives. Every year, over 13 lakh candidates appear in different medical exams in India but only 10 per cent of them make it to an MBBS college, government, or private. With this cut-throat competition in the field of medical education, students are often left confused as to what are some alternatives for an MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree program.

If you did not get admission to MBBS or failed to crack NEET-UG and now dealing with the question ‘What Should I Do If I Don't Get Admission in MBBS?’, this article will help you figure out. It is imperative that you take a calculative decision for your future and for that, we have curated a list of promising medical courses that you can pursue instead of MBBS. Go through the contents of this article, compare the details of different courses, and choose what’s best for you.

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Course Options for Low Rank in NEET UG

Different course options for candidates with low rank in NEET-UG can be checked below:

Physiotherapy Courses

Physiotherapy is a science that deals with preventing, curing and rehabilitating of a physically challenged and disabled person. A registered physiotherapist uses the prefix Dr before his/ her name. This independent health profession is mainly directed towards preventing or alleviating movement dysfunction in people. Here are the Physiotherapy courses in India that you can pursue instead of MBBS.

Course Features

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T.)

B.Sc. Physiotherapy

Diploma in Physiotherapy (D.P.T.)

Duration

4 ½ years (including internship)

4 ½ years (including internship)

3 years

Course Fee

IINR 2 Lacs - INR 7 Lacs

INR 1 Lacs - INR 5 Lacs

INR 10,000 - INR 5 Lacs

Eligibility

10+2

10+2

10+2

Skills Required

Empathy, confidence, fluency in English, good presentation skills, convincing, understanding problems of patients, Good communication and persuasive, etc

Career Options

Physiotherapist, Lecturer, Researcher, Home Care Physiotherapist, Medical Coding Analyst, Sports Physio Rehabilitator, Osteopath, Customer Care Assistant, Therapy Manager

Salary Package

INR 2 LPA - INR20 LPA

Know more about Bachelor of Physiotherapy Course

Check out B.Sc. Physiotherapy Colleges in India

Get a list of Top Diploma in Physiotherapy Colleges in India

Biotechnology Courses

As the name suggests, Biotechnology is a technology-based biological science. This harnesses biomolecular and cellular processes to develop products and technologies that help improve health living beings and qualities of plants. With job-oriented courses in nature, the field of Biotechnology is developing in India generating ample job opportunities for students.

Here are popular Biotechnology courses in India at the undergraduate level that you can pursue.

Course Features

Diploma in Biotechnology

B.Sc. Biotechnology

B.Tech in Biotechnology

B.Tech in Molecular and Cellular Engineering

B.Tech in Industrial Microbiology

Duration

3 Years

3 Years

4 Years

4 Years

4 Years

Course Fee

INR 50,000 - INR 4 Lacs

Eligibility

10th or 10+2 in Science Stream

10+2 in Science Stream

10+2 in Science Stream

10+2 in Science Stream

10+2 in Science Stream

Skills Required

Complex problem solving, analytical skills, teamwork, attentional to detail, strong communication skills, investive mind, innovative thinking

Career Options

Biotechnology Engineer, Lab Technician, Teacher, Instructor, Scientist, Project Manager

Job Sectors

Pharmaceutical Firms, Laboratories, Research Firms, Fertilizer Manufacturers, Hospitals, Food Production Firms, Clinical Research Firms, Chemical Manufacturers, Educational Institutes, Consultation Agencies

Salary Package

INR 2.2 LPA - INR 12 LPA

Get a list of Dip in Biotechnology Colleges in India

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Allied Health Sciences or Paramedical Courses

Allied Health Science professionals are distinct from medicine and nursing. The services of Allied Health pertains to identifying, evaluating and preventing disorders and diseases. It includes nutrition services, dietary, rehabilitation, health systems management, dental hygiene, medical technology, diagnostic medical sonography, radiographers, etc.

Here is a list of top 10 paramedical or Allied Health Sciences courses that you can have a look at.

Paramedical Course

Duration

Eligibility

Fee

Average Salary Package

BOT - Bachelor of Occupational Therapy

4 Years

10+2 with PCB

INR 4 Lacs

INR 10K - INR 60K Per Month

B.Sc (Audiology and Speech Therapy)

4 Years

10+2 with PCM/ B

INR 10,000 - INR 5 Lacs

INR 2 Lacs - INR 7.5 Lacs

B.Sc (Radiography)

3 Years

10+2 with Science

INR 2 Lacs - INR 10 Lacs

INR 85,000 - INR 2 Lacs

B.Sc (Medical Lab Technology)

3 Years

10+2 with Science

INR 3 Lacs - INR 4 Lacs

INR 1 Lac - INR 6 Lacs

B.Sc (Ophthalmic Technology)

3 Years

10+2

INR 2 Lacs - INR 6 Lacs

INR 2 LPA - INR 9 LPA

B.Sc (Allied Health Services)

4 Years

10+2

INR 2.6 Lacs - INR 4 Lacs

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B.Sc in Critical Care Technology

3 Years

10+2

INR 1.2 Lacs - INR 3.5 Lacs

INR 224K

B.Sc in Dialysis Therapy

3 Years

10+2

INR 20,000 - INR 3 Lacs

INR 2.4 LPA - INR 3.4 LPA

B.Sc. in Nuclear Medicine

3 Years

10+2

INR 2 Lacs - INR 5 Lacs

INR 15K per month

B.Sc in Operation Theatre Technology

3 Years

10+2 or Equivalent

INR 5,000 - INR 10 Lacs

INR 2 Lacs - INR 10 Lacs

Check out more Paramedical courses in India and their details.

Top Paramedical Colleges in India

Some of the well known paramedical colleges in India are listed below:-

S.No

Colleges Name

Established Date

Location

1

Garden City College

1992

Bangalore, Karnataka

2

Jagannath University

2008

Jaipur, Rajasthan

3

Apeejay Stya University

2010

Gurgaon, Haryana

4

Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies

2009

Solan, Himachal Pradesh

5

Swami Rama Himalayan University

2013

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

6

Amritsar Group of Colleges

2002

Amritsar, Punjab

7

IIMT University

1994

Meerut, Uttar Pradesh

8

University of Petroleum & Energy Studies

2003

Dehradun, Uttarakhand

9

Shoolini University

2009

Solan, Himachal Pradesh

10

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj University

2018

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

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In order to get admission to these courses, you will have to appear in an entrance exam. Some are institute-specific while others are state or national level. I hope you find your answer in the article. If you want to know more about the above-mentioned courses and their admissions, fill out our Common Application Form and we will get back to you soon. For more such content, stay tuned with CollegeDekho.

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