Career in Medical


To become a doctor is a childhood dream for many. But dreaming is one nominal thing and turning dreams into reality is altogether to become different proposition. Serving humanity is the essence of Medical profession and many meritorious students want to take up Medical sciences to surge forward in this noble and illustrious profession. Aspirants of the Medical entrance exams require in-depth subject knowledge and clarity over fundamentals along with consistent efforts and persistence to make it to a medical college of repute. A doctor's profession involves a lot of hard work, a good degree of dedication and at the same time, it also brings with it the satisfaction of having cured people, suffering from illness, disease and trauma. Till there is life on earth, the 'Medical' profession in particular and 'Health Care' as a whole will enjoy its importance as prime career option. Medical profession is a preferred career choice of many students due to high social status accorded to the profession and the associated nobility and lucrative returns.


Major Branches of Medicine / Health Care Sector

Bachelor  of  Medicine  and  Bachelor  of  Surgery  (MBBS)  :This  program  is  a  5  years  course  for  the  aspirants  and  is  most  preferred  to become a doctor (MBBS). A wide range of subjects like Anatomy, Physiology,  Biochemistry,  Microbiology,  Pathology,  Pharmacology,  Forensic Medicine,  General  Medicine,  Surgery,  Ophthalmology,  ENT  (ear,nose,  throat),  Gynecology,  Orthopedics  as  well  as  preventive  and social medicine are taught. The last 1 year is devoted to compulsory rotational internship.

Bachelor   of   Dental   Sciences   (BDS)   :This   program   is   of   4   years   duration,   a   career   choice   relating   to   treatment   of   teeth.     It  is  very  vital  as  unkempt  teeth  can  breed   numerous   diseases.   After   completing   BDS,   a   student   can   go   for   Bachelor   of   Dental Surgery, Master of Dental Surgery, Dental Assistants, Dental Hygienists.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T): This  program  is  a  graduate  degree  course  offered  by  different  medical  colleges  of  the  country.  During  the  course,  one  learn  the  scientific  procedures  used  in  the  treatment  of  a  patient  with  disability,  disease  or  injury  to  achieve  and maintain functional rehabilitation. This program also focuses on prevention of malfunction or deformity.

Nursing  :  The  duration  of  B.Sc  Nursing  course  varies  between  3  to  4  years.  Various  program  /  courses  available  in  Nursing        include Diploma in  Gen.  Nursing  &  Midwifery,  B.  Sc  Nursing  post  Certificate  course,  M.  Sc  Nursing,  Certificate  Course  in  general  Nursing & Midwifery (GNM) and Certificate Course in Male Nursing.

Radiology: It is the branch of Medicine which is concerned with imaging of the human body, x-rays, x-ray computed Tomography, Ultrasonography and Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Tomography.

Bachelor of Homoeopathic Medicine & Surgery (BHMS) : This program is of 5.5 years duration including one year compulsory internship. The Homoeopathic Education in India is presently monitored by the “National Institute of Homoeopathy”, which is a statutory central government body.

Bachelor of Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandry (B.V. Sc. And A.H.) : This program is a 5.5 years course in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry. The veterinary education in India is being monitored by the “Veterinary Council of India”.

Medical Laboratory Technology: This field offers a wide array of programme options including Bachelor of Medical Laboratory Technology (BMLT), Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT), Certificate Course in Junior Laboratory Technician, Certificate Course in Laboratory Technician / Lab Assistant, Certificate Course in Laboratory Technician / Lab Attendant, Diploma in Lab Technician / Assistant, Diploma in Clinical Lab. Tech.

Bioinformatics:  Powerful  data  management  tools  and  computational  techniques  are   required   now   more   than   ever   to   store,  share,  study  and  compare  the  burgeoning  library  of  biological  information.  Bioinformatics  combines  the   tools   of   Mathematics,   Computer  Science  and  Biology  with  the  aim  of  uncovering  patterns  and  associations  within  and  between  sets  of  biological  data.      Areas covered include all aspects of the acquisition, processing, storage, distribution, interpretation and display of biological information.

Medical  Pathologist   :   The   Medical   Pathologist   performs   a   full   range   of   laboratory   tests   from   simple   pre-marital   blood   tests,   to  more  complex  tests  for  uncovering  diseases  such  as  AIDS,  Diabetes  and  Cancer.  The  Medical  Pathologist  is  also  responsible         for confirming the accuracy  of  test  results  and  reporting  laboratory  findings  to  the  pathologist  and  other  doctors.  Medical  Pathologists  work in five major areas of the laboratory : Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology and Microbiology.