Each one of us wants to go for the best available option for almost everything in life. That’s equally true about choosing a career. To make the right career decision is possible only when the various options are spelt out.

Here it is essential to add that choice of a career should be an individual’s own decision arrived at after taking into consideration one’s dream, aspiration, interests strengths and weaknesses, likes and dislikes, attitude and aptitude, etc. No one else knows you better than you know yourself. And no one else but you alone will be effected by your career decision. Beside these factors, career satisfaction also depends on what the career offers in term of pay and perks and opportunities for career growth.

Choice of the right career by itself enhances the chance for success. However, things like passion and commitment to excel, positive attitude, dedication consistency in efforts, hard work, etc. are indispensable for achieving success.

Medicine & Dentistry as a career choice

Medicine besides being one of the noble and traditional professions continues to old considerable attraction for students looking for respectable and lucrative jobs. It offers rewarding career opportunities both in service sector as well as in private practice.

Medical practitioners are involved in the health care of patients. They may perform the following tasks. Take a medical history that includes detail of the illness or problems presented by the patient together with information about previous illnesses and any illnesses of relatives, examine the patient using clinical skills and order or perform laboratory tests, x-rays and other diagnostic procedures, assess the findings and make a diagnosis; recommend suitable management of the patient, which may involve recommendations on lifestyle changes, prescribing medicine or giving medication, vaccinating against infections or contagious diseases, or in the case of injuries or otherwise closing wounds, removing foreign bodies or setting broken limbs; counselling patients on diet, exercise, avoidance of harmful habits such as smoking and consumption of alcohol, and health maintenance.

Course of study: M.B.B.S

To be an medical experts or practitioner, one has to enrol himself in a medical college after passing his 10+2 in science with physics, Chemistry and Biology for a 51/2 year Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery course or commonly known as MBBS.

Besides MBBS and Dental Scienences, Homoeopathy, Pharmacy, Nursing, Ayurvedic Medicine, Unani Medicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, etc. Are also important branches of Medicine. MBBS is offered by the colleges/institutes listed in the following pages. While in most of the cases domicile domicile condition is applicable there are institutions which offer admission on all-India basis by conducting competitive entrance tests.

After completing your graduation you can go for specialisation in Anaesthesiology, Anatomy, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Cardiology, Community Medicine Dermatology/Venereology, Endocrinology, Forensic Medicine, Gastroenterology, General Medicine,Medicine & Therapeutics, Microbiology, Neurology, Nuclear Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Occupational Health, Ophthalmology, Ortho, Paediatrics, pathology, Pharmacology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Physiology, Psychiatry, Radiodiagnosis, Radiotherapy, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology, Surgery, Nephrology, Neurosurgery, Pediatric Surgery, Urology, etc. Admission to these courses of specialization is given on the basis of Entrance Examinations.