NEET 2022 - All Courses Explained

by Manasvi Gupta June 01, 2022

Currently, the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) is the lone entrance examination for undergraduate medical schools in the country. NEET 2022 offers many courses that may lead to a promising career for candidates. The most sought-after courses under the NEET courses list are Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), and Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS).


A candidate may also be accepted into several other courses after qualifying for the NEET. Once a candidate passes the NEET Exam, he or she can pursue a variety of medical courses after graduating from Class 12. Admission to medical courses such as MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BYNS, BUMS, BMS, BHMS, BVSc, AH & Nursing is based on NEET scores. NEET results are used to shortlist students for seats in medical courses after Class 12.


List of All Courses That Come Under NEET-UG


Also Read: How to Crack NEET Exam in First Attempt?


In this article, Vedantu talks about which courses are offered in NEET 2022, helping students make the right career choice. On July 17, the National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the medical entrance test in the pen-paper mode for NEET 2022. NEET is expected to attract more than 16 lakh candidates this year.


NEET 2022 - Seats and Colleges

Following numbers of seats are up for grabs via NEET 2022 for students who are preparing for the examination and targeting MBBS, BDS, and AYUSH studies:


NEET 2022 Courses

NEET 2022 Seats

Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

90,825

Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

27,949

AYUSH Seats

52,720

Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSc & AH)

603


NEET 2022 - Courses Explained

Applicants who wish to pursue courses under NEET must have qualified Class 12 with at least 50% (UR category) and 40% (reserved category) marks. Physics, Chemistry, and Biology are the compulsory subjects that a candidate must have studied in his/her 10+2. Following are the details of all the courses available through 2022 NEET:


Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹1,355 to ₹25,75,000

  • Career Options - Doctor and Physician

  • Higher education options - MS, MD, and DNB


Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹50,000 to ₹12,00,000

  • Career Options - Dentist, Dental Technician, Prosthodontist, Dental Hygienist, and Dental Consultant

  • Higher Education Options - Masters in Dental Surgery in a choice of specialisation


Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹25,000 to ₹3,20,000

  • Career Options - Pharmacist, Dieticians, Gynaecologist, Teacher, and Panchkarma Practitioner

  • Higher Education Options - M.S. (Master of Surgery) (Ayurveda) and M.D. (Doctor of Medicine) (Ayurveda) in specialisation


Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹20,000 to ₹300,000

  • Career Options - Homeopathic Doctor, Public Health Specialist, Pharmacist, Teacher, and Lecturer

  • Higher Education Options - MD/MS/PG Diploma in Homeopathy


Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yoga Sciences (BNYS)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹38, 200 to ₹5,96,500

  • Career Options - Naturopathy Physician, Therapist, Heath Supervisor, Consultant, Acupuncture, Neuro-physiology, and Speciality Clinics

  • Higher Education Options - Post Graduate Courses of DPM (Psychiatry), DGO (Obstetrics & Gynaecology), and DCP(Pathology)


Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹50,000 to ₹6,50,000

  • Career Options - Scientist, Consultant, Pharmacist, Therapist, Drug Inspector, Medical Assistant, and Professor

  • Higher Education Options - MD/MS/PG Diploma courses in Unani Medicine


Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery (BSMS)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹50,000 to ₹3,00,000

  • Career Options - Physician/Doctor

  • Higher Education Options - M.Sc, M.Phil, and PhD


Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (BVSc & AH)

  • Course Duration - 5.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹10,000 to ₹1,00,000

  • Career Options - Veterinary Surgeon, Pharmacologist, Food Inspection Specialist, and Veterinarian Assistant

  • Higher Education Options - Masters in Veterinary Science (M.V.Sc) in a specialisation of their choice, including Veterinary Bacteriology, Epidemiology, Veterinary Immunology, and Livestock Economics.


Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)

  • Course Duration - 4.5 years

  • Course Fee - ₹50,000 to ₹7,10,000

  • Career Options - Physiotherapist at Health Clinics, MNCs, industries, and private practice

  • Higher Education Options - Master of Physiotherapy (MPT)


Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSc. Nursing)

  • Course Duration - 4 years

  • Course Fee - ₹50,000 to ₹3,50,000

  • Career Options - Staff Nurse, Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Educator, Medical Coder, Registered Nurse (RN) - Emergency Room, and Nurse - Intensive Care Unit (ICU)

  • Higher Education Options - MSc Nursing, MSc Neuroscience, MSc Medical Microbiology, MSc Biotechnology, MSc Biochemistry, Masters in Public Health Management, and MSc in Renal Sciences and Dialysis Technology.


Conclusion

Choosing the course that suits you the best is entirely up to you. Our hope is that you find the information we provided in this blog useful in making a well-informed decision. Nevertheless, the competition is extremely tough, so it is very important to master your field in order to grab a seat for yourself in medical school by cracking NEET 2022.