Top 5 Courses After Class 12th Biology Other Than MBBS

Are you looking for a course after 12th biology other than MBBS? Due to limited limited seats and high competition, it becomes tough to get a seat in a MBBS course after completing class 12th with Biology. Besides, some students fail to get admission due to the high course fee of MBBS. Hence, we have listed a few promising courses after 12th science that students can opt as per their interest- 

B.Sc. (Bachelor of Science)

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) is one of the most popular undergraduate courses which is considered as a foundation for candidates who want to be a Lecturer, Research Analyst, Subject-Matter Expert. B.Sc is a usual graduation that can fetch a starting salary of 2.5 lakh – 4 lakh PA. Check the eligibility and minimum course fee below

Eligibility– Passed 12th With PCB/ PCM

Duration- 3 Years

Average Fees: INR 30,000 – 4 lakhs

Top B.Sc Colleges

  • Loyola College, Chennai
  • Madras Christian College, Chennai
  • Hindu College, Delhi
  • Christ University, Bangalore
  • Miranda House, Delhi

B. Pharma (Bachelor in Pharmacy)

Pharmacists are an integral part of the healthcare industry. Researching different drugs and creating cures for diseases are included in the pole of a Pharmacist. The Pharmacy sector is divided into various segments including hospital/clinical pharmacy, industrial pharmacy and pharmacy regulators etc. There are separate entrance exams to get admission in pharmacy colleges-

Eligibility– 10+2 with subjects PCB with minimum 50% marks

Duration– 4 Years

Average Fees: INR 40,000 – 1 lakh

Top B.Pharmacy Colleges

  • National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, SAS Nagar
  • Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  • Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi
  • Panjab University, Chandigarh

BPT (Bachelors of Physiotherapy)

Bachelor of Physiotherapy is a 4-year ug course which includes compulsory 6 months of clinical internship. Successful graduates are widely employed as Sports Physio rehabilitator, Research Assistant, Physiotherapy Training Instructor after completing this course. Below are the eligibility, duration and fee of the course-

Eligibility- Passed 10+2 with at least 50% mark. Students should have English as a compulsory subject.

Duration– 4 Years

Average Fees: INA 1 lakh – 5 lakh

Top BPT Colleges

  • Apollo Physiotherapy College
  • Nizam?s Institute of Medical Sciences
  • Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research
  • Indian Institute of Health Education & Research

BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery)

B.U.M.S is a 5-year undergraduate programme that involves the medical knowledge and applications of the Unani system and surgery. This course is different from the usual medications (allopathy) as it encourages the natural healing process of a body. Because of many side effects of allopathy, demand of BUMS professionals are increasing rapidly-



Average Fees: INA 3,00,000/ per year

Top BUMS Colleges

  • Aligarh Muslim University
  • Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi
  • Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
  • Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nasik


Biotechnology is one of the most emerging career fields. The scope of Biotechnology is wide and offers great opportunities in the field of both research and engineering. Food Technology, Nutrition, Medicines, Healthcare, Forensic Sciences are some of the top fields of Biotechnology. It puts forth careers as a microbiologist, medical scientist etc, which in turn offers great package as well.

Eligibility- Passed 10+2 with PCB with a minimum of 55% marks. Also, students should have good knowledge of computers.


Average Fees: INR 1 lakh – 3 lakh yearly

Top Biotechnology Colleges

Christ University, Bangalore

Mount Carmel College, Bangalore

Jain University, Bangalore

The Oxford College of Science, Bangalore

Forensic Sciences

Forensic Sciences involves the application of scientific knowledge to the investigation of crimes. Professionals in this field apply their knowledge of science to analyze the evidence found at a crime scene. Such professionals usually work in laboratories and their analyses are used to solve different criminal cases. Some of the careers after completing this course are Forensic Accountant, Forensic Medical Examiner, Crime Scene investigator and more. Students can expect a starting salary from 3 lakh – 4 lakh PA.

Eligibility- Passed CBSE 12th Result with Science stream

Duration- 3 Years

Average Fees: INR 30,000 – 2 lakhs

Top Forensic Science Colleges

  • Dr Hari Singh Gour University, Sagar
  • Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar
  • Swami Vivekananda University, Sagar
  • Teerthanker Mahaveer University, Moradaba

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