Considering Medical stream after 10th? Here’s what will help

Is Medical stream tougher than the rest?

Subjects covered in Medical stream

The main subjects for a Medical student are

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology

Optional subjects for Medical students are

  • Math
  • Computer science
  • Engineering drawing
  • Economics
  • Informatics practices
  • Physical education

Possible subject combination to choose in the Medical stream

  1. Students could take up lighter subjects like physical education as an optional with PCB if they wish to focus more on their medical dreams. This subject is particularly helpful for the students who wish to devote all of their focus on the medical aspect of their course.
  2. Math is considered to be the most favoured optional as it helps the boost the understanding of Physics and Chemistry too. It is a prerequisite for much higher education and career paths, many of which are interdisciplinary. Mathematical concepts are also needed for some courses which include biology as the main aspect. (We will shortly discuss these and the other career choices in detail)
  3. Economics is another popular choice as it paves way for higher education options and careers from the commerce background of the medical students. It seems like a prudent choice if a student wishes to expand their future options and not get limited to a few.
  4. Computer science and informatics practices are fun subjects which also have one of the biggest job markets in the world right now. If a student is interested they should always take it up for a fun, inter-disciplinary range of subjects and careers.
  5. Engineering drawing helps keep the architecture as a future option for medical students.

Career options for Medical students

Science-related career opportunities for Medical student

  • Medical science and dental science
  • Biotechnology
  • Neuroscience and AI
  • Biophysics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biochemistry
  • Healthcare and data mining
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Pathology
  • Physiology
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Ayurveda, Homeopathy, and Unani
  • Veterinary science
  • B. Tech
  • B. Arch

Arts and Commerce related career opportunities for Medical student

  • Bachelors of Arts(B.A)
  • Bachelors in computer applications (BCA)
  • Bachelors in Commerce(B. Com)
  • Defense
  • Diploma courses
  • LLB and other such integrated courses
  • Fashion Technology
  • CA, ICWA, CS

List of Entrance Exams for Medical students

Engineering related Entrance Exams

  • JEE (Main and advanced)
  • IISc
  • IIST
  • CET’s of different states
  • Arch of various universities
  • IPU engineering
  • Manipal, Jamia, AMU (B.Tech)

Medical-related Entrance Exams

  • NEET
  • CMC
  • CET’s by various universities

Arts and Commerce related Entrance Exams

  • Entrance exams for defense, marine, and navy
  • Entrance exams for various Humanities and social science courses across universities
  • Entrance exams for law courses
  • Entrance exams for Fashion Design and Hotel management
  • Entrance exams for pure math courses
  • UPSC, SSC and IBPS exams held by the government

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