NEET 2022 is not the end of the world
There are plenty of options available where medical aspirants can try and earn a handsome salary for the same. Based on the interest, aspirants can opt for careers in Biology or Chemistry or even candidates can go in for other streams like non-medical, commerce or arts. The career professions which can be pursued through medical courses without NEET mentions phlebotomists, medical lab technologists, nutritionists, physician assistants among others. Candidates can go through the various options available for them after scoring low in NEET.
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Occupational Therapy is an undergraduate programme. The degree duration of this course is 4.5 years. Occupational Therapy deals with the study of therapy regarding the health and wellbeing of a person.
A professional in occupational therapy improves the wellbeing of a patient’s life who have physical, sensory, or cognitive problems. To do this, therapists use everyday activities, exercises, and other therapies. Their knowledge and study in healthcare make a professional have an accurate diagnosis of the health condition of the patients. Candidates after completing their class 12 with having subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Biology can apply for this course.
Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology
B.Sc. in Biotechnology is an undergraduate program of 3-year degree duration. The degree deals with the advanced study of the biomolecular processes for the development or invention of a variety of technologies and products that are aimed at improving the overall quality of life. It may involve a study of genetic manipulation in microorganisms, etc. Candidates after completing their class 12th with subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Maths can apply for this course.
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Biomedical Engineering
Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Biomedical Engineering is an engineering undergraduate programme of 4 years degree duration. The study of biomedical engineering covers the broader scope of the interaction of natural science with technology.
Biomedical engineering is the budding field of the engineering sector and candidates can have a broader careers scope in this course degree. Candidates after completing their class 12th with subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Biology or Maths can apply for this course.
Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
B.Sc. in Microbiology is a 3-year undergraduate degree program. It deals with the study of microscopic organisms present in various materials around us like soil, water, food, humans and plants. Microbiologists make sure that the food we eat and the environment we live in are safe. Aspirants seeking admission in Bachelor of Science in Microbiology can apply for it after completing their class 12 with subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Biology.
Bachelor of Science in Cardiac or Cardiovascular Technology
B.Sc. in Cardiac Technology is a three-year undergraduate program. Candidates after completing their class 12 with subjects like Physics, Chemistry and Biology can apply for this course. Aspirants used to study details about the heart and blood vessels. Cardiovascular Technologists assist physicians in timely and correct diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel-related ailments. They perform tests, ultrasounds and other cardiovascular procedures on patients, review their files and monitor them.
Bachelor of Respiratory Therapy
Bachelor of Respiratory Therapy is a three-year undergraduate program. Aspirants after qualifying their class 12 with Physics, Chemistry and Biology can apply for this course. Aspirants use to study in detail the treatment of patients who have breathing issues or problems relating to the pulmonary system. It is a relatively new branch of health allied science that has a wide career scope.
Bachelor in Psychology
Bachelor in Psychology is a three-year undergraduate degree program. Candidates after successfully qualifying class 12 can apply for this course. Aspirants use to study in detail the mental health and treatment of mental health issues effectively through therapeutic methods. Aspirants use to have in detail studies about the human mind and its behaviour. They study how human minds act in various circumstances.
Various other career fields after NEET low score
Aspirants after scoring low in NEET can opt for the below-mentioned career options.
Pedologist, Nuclear medicine technologist, Cardiovascular Technologist, Audiologist, Optometrist, Perfusionist, Nutritionist, Biologist, Psychologist, Marine biologist, Cytogeneticists, Zoologist, Palynologist, Botanist, and many more.
Candidates are advised not to panic after getting a low score in NEET. As there are various options open to go with if the NEET score is low. A quote “Your marks don’t matter when your radiance is overwhelming. When we’re our best selves everyone forgets all those imperfections and appreciates beauty for how it is.”
(The author is a Retired Principal and an Educational Columnist)