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Everyone dreams of becoming something in life. Even our parents want our child to grow up to be something. Some want to become doctors, some others. If you want to become a doctor, we will tell you the complete information in this post. To become a doctor, you have to make a goal and after that you can become a doctor only by moving slowly towards it. You have to decide only after tenth whether you want to become a doctor or not. If yes, then you have to take biology subject in 11th and have to work hard to pass in 12th because to become a doctor one needs minimum 50% in every subject in the entrance exam.
What to do to become a doctor :
1. Medical Entrance Examination:
If you want to enter the medical field, then you have to take all India level and state level examinations for admission in MBBS. Larger institutes like All India Institute of Medical Sciences conduct direct entrance examinations. By the way, the All India Pre Medical (AIPMT) Pre-Tental Test is the most important exam conducted by the CBSE at the All India Level in the month of April every year. To appear in this exam, it is compulsory for a student to pass 12th class from Biology, but students who are currently appearing in the 12th class examination, those students can appear in this examination. But if you pass the entrance exam then after that you will get admission in MBBS only when you pass the 12th class.
Only students who pass this exam can participate in the final exam. According to the ranking obtained in this examination, candidates are called for counseling. And then according to their rankings, colleges are enrolled. To appear in this exam, candidates must have passed 12th with at least 50% marks. Apart from this, he should also have knowledge of English. The maximum age of students appearing in this examination should not be more than 25 years. A provision has also been made to give relaxation of 5 years in the maximum age limit for the candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes. But candidates belonging to any category can be included only three times in AIPMT.
2. Educational qualification for becoming a doctor -
If you want to become a doctor, then first of all, you have to pass the biology subject in class 12th. After passing the 12th class, one has to study for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery i.e. MBBS. The duration of MBBS course is 4.5 years. After completing this course, the student also has to do a 1-year internship in a medical college. Thus the MBBS course completes in 5.5 years. If you succeed in MBBS course then you are awarded MBbS degree as a qualified doctor by Medical Counseling of India (PCI). After this, according to your interest or qualification you can do post graduate course and then research. After doing research, you can do teaching work during practice in a medical college or research institute.
3. Format of entrance examination -
In the primary exam of AIPMT, about 100 objective type questions are given in the exam. This exam is of 3 hours and under it, questions will be asked based on the topics of Physics, Chemistry and Biology only. This is a type of screening test. Its main objective is to select the brightest students from the very large number of candidates. Candidates who make a place in this examination are given a chance to appear in the final examination. Two question papers of two hours each have to be given in the final examination. In the first paper, there are examinations based on subjects like Physics and Chemistry and in the second paper questions are asked based on subjects like Biology ie Zoology and Botany.
4. How to prepare -
Since exams are based on 10th and 12th syllabus only. So for students who have covered their syllabus well, there is no difficulty in this exam. Completely prepare the fundamental of the three subjects of 12th and focus on their application. As soon as the intermediate board exam is over, start solving AIPMT's previous years questions seriously and try to understand their format. This will guide your preparation in the right direction. Apart from this, as much as possible, try to solve the sample paper in a fixed time, make your assessment based on it and identify your weaknesses and start trying to overcome them. Feel the need having guidance from a good coaching institute can be beneficial for you. This will help you prepare in the right direction.
Major institutes conducting medical entrance -
1. All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT)
2. All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS)
3. Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test (UPCPMT)
4. Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University Delhi
5. Wardha Medical College.
Medical Course -
1. MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) - 5.5 years
2. BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) - 4 years
3. BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery) - 5.5 years
4. BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery) - 5.5 years
5. MD (Doctor of Medicine) - 3 years
6. MS (Master of Surgery) - 3 years
7. DM (Doctorate in Medicine) - 2 to 3 years
8. B. Pharm (Bachelor of Pharmacy) - 4 years
9. B.Sc. Nursing - 4 years
10. BPT (Physiotherapy) - 4.5 years
11. BOT (Occupational Therapy) - 3 years
12. BUMS (Unani Medicine) - 5.5 years
13. D. Pharm (Ayurvedic, Siddha Medicine) - 2 years
14. BMLT (Bachelor of Medical Lab Technician) - 3 years
Top 10 Medical Institutes in India -
1. All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) - Delhi
2. Grant Medical College - Mumbai
3. Madras Medical College - Chennai
4. Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC) - Delhi
5. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) - Delhi
6. Jipmur College - Puducherry
7. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) - Pune
8. Christian Medical College (CMC) - Vellore
9. Kasturba Medical College (KMC) - Manipal
10. Shri Ramchandra Medical College and Research Institute - Chennai
Job fields after becoming a doctor -
1. Biomedical companies
4. Research Institute
5. Medical Colleges