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Medicine as a career option

A critical function of human society, Medicine field is considered as a noble profession


Medicine career is considered as one of the most crucial and noble modern careers. Doctors as they are popularly referred use their knowledge and training into improving the health of the patient in various ways.

Depending on the education, doctors could be general physicians looking after the health concerns of day to day life or have a specialized degree relating to a certain disease, body part or even the type of medicine delivered.

Most doctors work in Hospitals or have clinics where they diagnose and treat patients. Biology is a key subject that is common for all the doctors and studies.

Various Medicine Career Fields:

Here we discuss some popular medical fields


The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is the most popular and sought-after degree in India. It is a 5.5-year degree which also involves 12 months of compulsory internship. Graduating students are called doctors and can either pursue a post-graduation in medicine or continue with their practice. There is a very small percentage of seats available in government colleges which are known for quality education and hence it is wise to plan for it. Most students prefer this as a top Medicine career.


Dentists diagnose and treat problems with patients’ teeth, gums, and related parts of the mouth. They provide advice and instruction on taking care of the teeth and gums and on diet choices that affect oral health.

Dentists typically do the following:

  • Remove decay from teeth and fill cavities
  • Repair or remove damaged teeth
  • Place sealants or whitening agents on teeth
  • Administer anesthetics to keep patients from feeling pain during procedures
  • Prescribe antibiotics or other medications
  • Examine x rays of teeth, gums, the jaw, and nearby areas to diagnose problems
  • Make models and measurements for dental appliances, such as dentures


Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery is a 5.5-year degree regulated by the National Institute of Homeopathy. Homeopathy is a system of alternative medicine. Homeopaths generally begin with detailed examinations of their patients’ histories, including questions regarding their physical, mental and emotional states, their life circumstances and any physical or emotional illnesses. The homeopath then attempts to translate this information into a complex formula of mental and physical symptoms, including likes, dislikes, innate predispositions, and even body type


Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) is a professional degree in medicine focused on Ayurveda offered in India. It is awarded after the study of five and a half years duration, including a 1-year internship. It is an alternative medicine. India has more than 350+ colleges that offer this degree. BAMS graduates have been permitted to practice modern medicine in the state of Maharashtra


Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is one of the allied health professions used to improve a patient’s physical functions through physical examination, diagnosis, prognosis, physical intervention, rehabilitation, and patient education.

Physical therapy attempts to address the illnesses or injuries that limit a person’s abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives

List of some other related Medicine career fields below:

  • Pharmacy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech and Audio therapy
  • Unani Medicine and Surgery
  • DMLT

Entrance exams in India:

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEET (UG)), succeeded from All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) is an entrance examination in India for students who wish to study undergraduate medical courses (MBBS) and dental courses (BDS) in government or private medical colleges and dental colleges in India. Undergraduate courses at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi and Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER) are outside the NEET’s purview, as these institutes were set up by separate laws.

P.S. The qualifying percentile for admission is set to 50 percentile.


Study M.B.B.S medicine abroad

In case students miss getting a seat in government medical college in India, it is almost unaffordable for them to take admission to the private medical colleges owing to high tuition fees which can touch 25 lakhs per year. In addition to this, the quality of education is compromised when you compare the same to the government medical college. All this hassle only gets the student as far as graduation and after this, the student has to again struggle for post-graduation.  Studying MBBS abroad gives the student an excellent chance to study from a government recognized and English taught program. It is a surprise for Indian parents and students to know that it is cheaper to study abroad than in India when it comes to MBBS.

Countries to study Abroad

  • Russia
  • Ukraine
  • China
  • Kyrgyzstan

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