How to become a Doctor?

Here in this post, we will discuss the required qualifications and steps to become a doctor

To become a doctor you have to pursue a medical degree, from a govt recognized college or university.

To achieve success as a doctor one should have the following qualities:

  • Good in Biology and Science
  • Good with people
  • Curious about learning how the human body works

Basic qualifications required to study medical

To study/pursue a medical degree in India, you will have to enroll in the science stream after class 10th with Biology (B), Physics (P), and Chemistry (C) as core subjects. Most colleges require at least 60 % marks in these three subjects (PCB) to get admitted.

Enroll in the Science stream with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as core subjects after class 10th to be eligible for applying to medical colleges.

Entrance Examinations

Almost all medical colleges admit students into their programs based on ranks in the selected entrance examinations. Some colleges hold their entrance examinations while the govt-funded colleges admit students through NEET ranks.

AIIMS admit students based on NEET ranks.

State govt colleges admit students based on NEET ranks.

NEET tests students understanding depths of the basic concepts and analytical skills. You have to dedicatedly prepare for NEET to get a good rank.

Books for NEET preparation

Best Books for NEET Preparation

Entrance details

To know more about the syllabus and exam dates visit the official website of NEET.

  1. NEET (UG) Official Website

Practice as a doctor

To Practice as a doctor in India, you will need to complete a post-graduation degree, either MD or MS.

MD to become a physician.
MS to become a surgeon.