Of all professions, perhaps medical profession is the toughest to get into. It's all because of the heavy demand to get into a MBBS course. Because of limited seats only the brightest are able to manage to get into one of these courses. Getting into MBBS requires intense preparation on the part of the candidate. The course can be undergone at any of the medical colleges in the country. Because of educational subsidy and extensive scope for hands on experience, government medical colleges are preferred by the students. A 12 month long internship at the end of the course is compulsory for successful completion.
Pass in 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English with a minimum of 50% marks. The candidates have to clear the entrance exams conducted by various agencies. Some of the top agencies/institutions conducting entrance exams are AIIMS, AIPMT and AFMC.
The duration of the course is 4.5 years plus 12 months internship.
More about MBBS courses
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is a professional undergraduate degree course. After successful completion, including the mandatory internship, one gets to practice as a licensed medical doctor in any of the hospitals or clinics. The students initially learn basic subjects like biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, pathology, anatomy and pharmacology. Later on they get into hands on experience on various aspects of medical study. Simultaneously the trainee doctors start visiting wards and out-patient departments, where they interact with real patients and come to know about their illnesses and the treatment procedures. Standard protocols while treating a patient like history of the patient's illness, patient examination, differential diagnosis and complete patient management are part of the course curriculum. The students also learn about best investigative methods, treatment options, best practices on ward management, staff management and patient counselling skills.
It requires no mention that cent percent placement is achieved in this field. There is an acute shortage of doctors in the country. Government hospitals are always short of doctors, especially in the rural areas. More and more private hospitals providing world class medical facilities are coming up across the country, necessitating the services of more doctors. Armed forces and the paramilitary provide a prestigious and secured career for medical practitioners. There are numerous opportunities to pursue a postgraduate degree in the medical sciences and specialize in their respective field. Indian doctors are in demand all over the world.
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