Medical fields other than MBBS and BDS

Medical fields other than MBBS and BDS

Medical fields other than MBBS and BDS

Every year, thousands of students sit for the MBBS and BDS entry exams for both public and private universities in Pakistan. However, there is a large number of students who do not clear the aptitude test, and therefore, due to family and peer pressure, they get disheartened and lose interest and career path.

In this blog, we will tell you about several fields that you can opt for if you didn’t make it to MBBS or BDS degree.

Options for medical Students

There are three field options for students who secured more than 85% marks in Intermediate. These are:

Medical fields other than MBBS and BDS

Pharmacy is one of the booming and respectable health professions that connect the health sciences with the chemical sciences. The job of Pharmacy contributes to ensuring the safe and effective use of medication in the region where it's professionals operate. Its scope is broad and evolving and includes compounding and dispensing medications. The new services like patient care, clinical services, researching medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information are also some of the areas of practice in the field of Pharmacy.

Career & Scope in Pharmacy

  • Consultant Pharmacists
  • Clinical Pharmacist
  • Dispensary Manager
  • Dispensary Pharmacist
  • Community Pharmacist
  • Hospital Pharmacist
  • Medicines Safety Manager
  • Medicines Management Technician
  • Pharmacy Assistant
  • Senior Clinical Pharmacists

Institutes Offering BS Pharmacy

These are some of the institutes that offer a Degree in Pharmacy in Pakistan:

Medical fields other than MBBS and BDS

The field of biotechnology has a vast scope – it is all the technologies applied to biology, molecular biology, genetics, and other subfields of biology. Biotechnologists apply their expertise by using technology to improve environmental health and nature around us. This includes the use of cleaner, lesser, and safer energy in the industrial manufacturing processes.

Career & Scope in Biotechnology

After getting a degree in Biotechnology, you can work in the capacity of:

  • Research and development
  • Quality assurance/regulatory affairs
  • Manufacturing
  • Clinical research
  • Government (policymaking)
  • Software engineering
  • Food, animal, and environmental science
  • Sales and technical support
  • Business management
  • Project management

Institutes offering BS in Biotechnology

Institutes that offer a BS degree in Biotechnology in Pakistan are:

Medical fields other than MBBS and BDS

The field of Biochemistry is also vast, and the professionals are called BioChemists. In this degree, you study about the functions of enzymes, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and other studies on genes and molecular basis. Biochemists are mostly involved and excel in research related work. The Biochemists work together with physicists, chemists, healthcare professionals as well as engineers.

Career & Scope in Biochemistry

The Job prospects for Biochemists are exceedingly high. The job industry for Bio Chemists include:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Industrial Labs
  • Blood banks
  • Public Health services
  • Hospitals
  • Educational Institutes
  • Research Institutes
  • Forensic Science
  • Cosmetic industry

Institutes offering BS in Biochemistry

Institutes that offer a degree in Biochemistry in Pakistan are:

  1. Government College University – Faisalabad
  2. University Of Agriculture – Faisalabad
  3. Quaid-e-azam University – Islamabad
  4. University Of Karachi – Karachi
  5. Kinnaird College For Women – Lahore
  6. University Of The Punjab – Lahore
  7. University Of Veterinary And Animal Sciences – Lahore
  8. Hazara University – Mansehra
  9. University Of Balochistan – Quetta
  10. Sardar Bahadur Khan Women University - Quetta

Other Fields

There are several different field options for students who couldn’t get in the MBBS program and have secured less than 80% in Intermediate. These fields are

  • Physiotherapy
  • Veterinary – animal sciences
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Diet and Nutritionist
  • Optometry
  • Cardiac Perfusion

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