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Medical courses


Below is list of medical courses available in india.

Medical course: M.B.B.S (Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery)
Course DURATION: 4.5 years

Medical course: B.D.S (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)
Course  DURATION: 4 years

Medical course: B.Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy)
Course  DURATION: 4 years

Medical course: B.Sc Nursing
Course  DURATION: 3 years

Medical course: B.P.T (Physiotherapy)
Course  DURATION: 3 years

Medical course: B.O.T (Occupational Therapy)
Course  DURATION: 3 years

Medical course: B.H.M.S(Homeopathy Medicine)
Course  DURATION: 3 years

Medical course: B.U.M.S(Unani Medicine)
Course  DURATION: 5 years

Medical course: Optometry
Course  DURATION: 2 years

Medical course: Ophthalmic Assistant Medical course
Course  DURATION: 2 years

Medical course: Histopathalogical Lab Technology
Course  DURATION: 1 year

Medical course : B.A.M.S(Ayurvedic, Siddha Medicine)
Course  DURATION: 4 years

Medical course: D. Pharma(Ayurvedic, Siddha Medicine)
Course  DURATION: 1 year

Medical course: Lab Technicians
Course  DURATION: 1 year

Medical course: Sanitary Inspector Medical course
Course  DURATION: 1 year

Medical course: General Nursing Training Medical course
Course  DURATION: 3.5 years

Medical course: Orthopedist Medical course
Course  DURATION: 2 years

Medical course: Dental Mechanic Medical course
Course  DURATION: 2 years

Medical course: Dental Hygienist Medical course
Course  DURATION: 2 years

Medical course: Bachelor of Occupationaltherapy
Course  DURATION: 3 years

Medical course: Radiological Assistant
Course  DURATION: 1 year

Medical course: Radiography [Diagnosis & Therapy]
Course  DURATION: 2 years

Medical course: Nuclear Medicine Technology
Course  DURATION: 2 years


Brief detail of few popular medical courses in india


1. M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery):
MBBS is the medical degree awarded in many  countries like UK, India. 
MBBS stands for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery.
these both degrees are awarded simultaneously.

Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs

2. B.D.S. (Bachelor of Dental Surgery): 

Bachelor of Dental Surgery ( B.D.S ) is a first professional degree  Programme in dentistry.

Course DURATION: 4 yrs


3. B.H.M.S. (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery): The Homeopathic Education in India is presently regulated by the National Institute of Homeopathy.Applicant should have passed HSC Exam from Statutory Board/University in India or equivalence.

Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs


4. B.A.M.S. (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery): This degree is awarded to those students who have studied ayurveda system of medicine in India. The Ayurvedic Education in India is presently regulated by the Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM).

Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs


5. M.D. (Doctor of Medicine): This degree is awarded to Physicians.Doctors possessing M.B.B.S. degree are eligible to for this course.

Course DURATION: 3 yrs


6. M.S. (Master of Surgery): This degree is awarded to doctors who are doing masters in Surgery.Doctors possessing M.B.B.S. degree are eligible to for this course.

Course DURATION: 3 yrs


7. D.M : This is a doctrate degree awarded by many universities in US and is equivalent to a PhD degree. Doctors possessing M.D. degree are eligible to for this course.

Course DURATION: 2-3 yrs


8. M.Ch.: The M.Ch degree is the highest degree under the faculty of medicine. Applicant should have M.S. degree to be eligible for M.Ch.

Course DURATION: 2 yrs

9. B.Pharma (Bachelor of Pharmacy) : Applicant must pass  12th class or equivalent  with  minimum average   percent of 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology. or DPharma (Diploma in Pharmacy).This medical course is mandatory to get a medical shop license in india

Course DURATION: 4 yrs



10.B.Sc. Nursing : In order to eligible one must pass 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry & Biology with a minimum of 45% average marks.The objective of B.Sc. Nursing programme is to train nurses with necessary skills, This medical course is a path to become nurse in india.

Course DURATION: 4 yrs


11.B.P.T (Physiotherapy) : Applicant must pass  12th class or equivalent  with  minimum average   percent of 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology. Candidate should clear in english subject also.

Course DURATION: 4.5 yrs


12.B.O.T (Occupational Therapy) : It is a 3 year medical program.In order to eligible one must pass 10+2 with PCB (physics, chemistry and biology). Some institutions may arrange  an entrance exam and select candidates on the basis of performance in the medical entrance test.

CourseDURATION: 3 yrs


13.B.U.M.S ( Unani Medicine ) : Candidate  for B.U.M.S. medical course must have passed Intermediate (10 + 2) with Physics , Chemistry & Biology. Urdu is mandatory up to 10th class or equivalent .Candidate must have attain minimum 17 yrs of age as on 31st December of the responding year.This medical course is based on unani medical methods.

Course DURATION: 5.5 yrs


14.Optometry : Optometry is a science that is associated with structure, working and function of human eye. EYECET examination is necessary to pass to go for B. Optom Degree.

Course DURATION: 2 yrs


15.Ophthalmic Assistant Course : An ophthalmic assistant is a guy who works with an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) to provide patient care by performing many different eye-related clinical functions.One should have a high school diploma or equivalent to get admission.

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