Beyond NEET 2021: Top Medical courses for admission

NEET 2021 is the only exam for admission to UG medical courses. Candidates can get admission to other medical courses without NEET scores like pharmacy, allied sciences and more.

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Team Careers360 | Jul 29, 2021 - 1:09 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2021 will take place on September 12, 2021. The National Testing Agency (NTA) started the NEET registration process for the medical examination on July 13. Since NEET is the only entrance examination for admission to medical undergraduate courses, there are a number of medical courses without NEET scores. Students can pursue medical courses without qualifying NEET exam like phlebotomists, medical lab technologists, nutritionists, physician assistants and others.

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Students can fill the examination form till August 16, 2021, at the NTA’s official website at neet.nta.nic.in and nta.ac.in. According to the latest NEET updates, a new NEET exam centre has been added in Dubai. From the year 2021, admission to BSc Nursing and BSc Life Sciences will be granted after qualifying the UG exam. Every year more than 15 lakh students participate in it with an aim to get admission to the MBBS, BDS, AYUSH colleges.

Top medical courses without NEET - Eligibility criteria

To pursue top medical courses without NEET 2021, students are required to fulfil the eligibility criteria. Students can check the eligibility criteria mentioned below:

  • Class 12 from a recognized university with a minimum required percentage

  • The student must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Mathematics (PCB/PCM)

  • Candidates might also have to sit for entrance examinations

Medical courses without NEET 2021

The medical candidates can opt for the below listed top courses without qualifying NEET 2021 exam:

BSc Psychology

Psychology involves the study of human behaviour and mind. Students from any stream with a 10+2 from a recognised board can opt for pursuing Psychology by applying for NEET 2021 exam. However, candidates can also get admission to BSc Psychology without NEET.

BSc Psychology entrance exams with eligibility criteria

Name of exam

Eligibility

Delhi University Entrance Test (DUET)

10+2 from a recognised board with at least 55% aggregate marks (relaxable for reserved category students)

Banaras Hindu University Undergraduate Entrance Test (BHU UET)

10+2 from a recognised board with at least 55% aggregate marks (5% relaxation for reserved category students)

Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET)

10+2 from a recognised board with at least 50% aggregate marks (45% for reserved category)


BVSc and AH - Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry

The course includes the study of animals and learning how to treat them. Students can pursue this course without NEET 2021 examination with a 10+2 from a recognised university and an aggregate of at least 50% marks. The candidate must also have Physics, Chemistry and Biology as main subjects.

BVSc exams and eligibility

Name of exam

Eligibility

Odisha University of Agriculture and Technology (OUAT)

10+2 from a recognised board with at least 50% aggregate marks (relaxable for reserved category students)

Assam Agricultural University Veterinary Entrance Test (AAU VET)

10+2 from a recognised board

Rajasthan Pre-Veterinary Test (RPVT).

10+2 from a recognised board with physics, chemistry, biology and English as main subjects

UP Veterinary Entrance Exam (UP VET)

10+2 from a recognised board with physics, chemistry, biology and English as main subjects


BPharm - Pharmacy

Pharmacy involves the study of pharmaceutical science. It includes subjects like drug safety, discovery, medical chemistry and others alike. Students who have finished their 10+2 from a recognised board can pursue Pharmacy. The medical course does not require students to have a NEET 2021 for admission.

BPharm eligibility

Name of exam

Eligibility

Uttar Pradesh State Entrance Exam (UPSEE)

10+2 from UP board or any other equivalent recognised board


Other medical courses without NEET score

Apart from the above-mentioned courses, there are other medical courses also without NEET that an aspiring medical student can pursue.

  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy

  • Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Science

  • Bachelor of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Technology

  • BSc in Orthopedic Technology

  • BSc in Radiology

  • BSc in Radiography

  • BSc in Physiology

  • BSc in Cardiac Technology

  • BSc in Dialysis Technology

  • BSc in Anatomy

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