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May 31, 2019 • 11:42 am

Career Options for PCB After 12th - Medical & Non-Medical Courses

Career Scope after 12th Science PCB

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After qualifying 10th Exam, students stand in the crossroads with a daunting question that what will they do next? For the first time in your life, you are going to make a crucial decision regarding your career.


In this complex maze of different career streams and paths, there are many promising careers and growing industries in the world. Which subject should you take after 10th? This question may intimidate you if you have no clarity about your career ambitions and way to reach the right path.


If you are passing through this problem, you can better understand that deciding the best career is important for the bright future.



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After qualifying 10th class board exam, you will find the following stream:


 Science (Mathematics, Biology, Math-Bio, Computer)


 Arts, Humanities


Many students select science stream as the best career path in which Biology (PCB) is the highly opted subject. The CBSE Class 10th Result 2019 is out now! And, it is the high time to decide your career path.


At Eduncle, we have come up with the career options after 12th science PCB. Read this blog to know more:





Why Choose PCB Career Options After 10+2?


If you're not interested in Maths-Related Subjects and want to know about biology, then PCB career options are the best choice for you.


Biology is the study of living organisms such as plants, animals, and the human body. Biology is a vast subject with various branches that are listed below. Let's explore the wonderful career options after 12th Science PCB waiting for you out there!




Career Options After 12th Science PCB


Candidates who want to make their career in PCB must qualify the 11th and 12th class examination. To get the admission in medical courses after 12th, candidates can appear in NEET Exam, AIIMS, JIPMER Exam etc.


NEET Exam is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to get the admission in MBBS, BDS, and Ayush courses. If you are completed 12th class from PCB subjects, then you can Apply for NEET Exam. You can get the admission in below-mentioned medical courses after 12th through NEET:


MBBS - Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

BDS - Bachelor of Dental Surgery

BHMS - Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine & Surgery

BUMS - Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery

BAMS - Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery


If you want to get the admission for MBBS and BDS Courses, then NEET Government colleges are better choices than private colleges. Government colleges provide better career after 12th science PCB as compared to private colleges due to the wide acceptance and offered residence programs.


Eduncle has provided you cut off marks of NEET Government Colleges with complete details here.


Well, it does not mean that NEET, AIIMS, JIPMER are the only Career Scope for Biology Students after 12th. There are many other career options after 12th PCB too.


Let’s discuss the other medical courses after 12th.



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Career Options After 12th Science PCB Other Than NEET Exam


There are many career options after 12th science PCB. You can get a good job in many government and private sectors. You can check the list of B.Sc. courses as a career option with PCB without Maths below:




Career Options After 12th Science PCB in Medical - Graduate Courses


The medical courses after 12th are one of the professional fields in India. Every year, lakhs of candidates appear in the NEET exam to get into the medical field, but only a few candidates qualify in it. Candidates who didn't qualify for it and want to get the medical field without NEET can choose some other Career Options After 12th Science PCB in Medical.


In the below-mentioned list, some courses are very exciting such as Microbiology, Genetics, Bio-Chemistry etc. and others are conventional but high-paying career options. Candidates can select any one medical course after 12th as per your interest.


B.Sc. in Anthropology

 B.Sc. in Veterinary Science

 B. Pharma (Pharmacy)

 B.Sc. in Nursing

 B.Sc. in Physio-Therapy

 B.Sc. in Medical Science

 B.Sc. in Speech and Language Therapy

 B.Sc. in Rehabilitation Therapy

 B.Sc. in Occupational Therapy

 B.Sc. in MLT-Medical Technology

 B.Sc. in Audiology

 B.Sc. in Genetics

 B.Sc. in Microbiology

 B.Sc. in Bio-Technology

 B.Sc. in Bio-Chemistry

 B.Sc. in Bio-Informatics

 B.Sc. in Bio-Medical Science


Note: - 150+ B.Sc. Courses are available in India. You can select any one as per your preference if you have passed 12th class or equivalent from a recognized college or university.




Courses in Biology After 12th Except MBBS - Graduate Courses


When people talk about medical courses after 12th, the MBBS and BDS courses are the only choices that rises in our mind. Many candidates have the misconception that the only career options for 12th PCB students are in Medical Field. On contrary, you have a lot of career opportunities in non-medical fields such as the study of plants, food, environment, nutrition etc. Some of these courses are:


B.Sc. in Botany

 B.Sc. in Zoology

 B.Sc. in Home Science

 B.Sc. in Environment Science

 B.Sc. in Food Technology

 B.Sc. in Agriculture

 B.Sc. in Horticulture

 B.Sc. in Fisheries

 B.Sc. in Food Technology

 B.Sc. in Radiography

 B.Sc. in Nutrition and Dietetics



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Career Options for PCB Students in Research Areas


Research Area is another career option for PCB students. If you are choosing research area as a career option, then you should select the research topic as per your interest. As Biology is a vast subject, there are various research opportunities out there.


When you start your research, you find many new concepts that you’d never explore in your academic studies other way. Research area is the best career option for higher study in the medical field. Below, we have provided you some topics for research:





 Cell Biology

 Computational Biology

 Conservation Biology

 Developmental Biology




 Marine Biology


 Molecular Biology



 Plant Biology

 Population Biology


The above information was only based on the courses in which you can appear after 12th PCB. Now, we’ll discuss the job-related career options after 12th PCB and Graduate Degree.


Note: - If you are not interested in Biology and want to make your career in PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) then you should read Career After PCM. 





Career Options for PCB Students - List of Popular Jobs


Students who have completed Class 12th from the PCB stream have many job options too. They can choose from a range of options like Lab Technician, Scientist, Doctor etc. Below, you can check the list of popular jobs which offer a good salary, career growth to PCB graduates.




Government Jobs Career Options for PCB Students


In India, most of the people always give the priority to the Government Jobs. They believe that government jobs are a better choice than private jobs. The reason behind the popularity of the Government Job is that it provides the job security and benefits.


After completing your graduate degree in PCB, you can apply for the following government jobs:


Government Hospitals

 Civil Services

 Teaching Field

 Armed Forces

 Banking Sector



 SSC Exams




Private Jobs Career Options for PCB Students


If you are interested in the private sector, then you should choose the right organizations or industries or hospitals which provide you high salary, good career scope, peace of mind and professional satisfaction. There are many industries, hospitals, research laboratories in India and abroad, in which you can get a job.


Private Bank and Insurance Companies

Private Hospitals

Teaching Field

Lab Technician

Independent Researcher

CSL Limited



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We hope, now you can decide which course you want to opt for?


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  • Minakshi Sondule
    Thank you so much for this information. Really Student like us who want to make thier career in medical field after 12th need to stay connected with your site for such a wonderful ...
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