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Medical

The medical profession is one of the most respected and coveted career choices in India. The healthcare industry has become one of India’s largest sectors, both in terms of revenue and employment. It comprises hospitals, medical devices, clinical trials, outsourcing, telemedicine, medical tourism, health insurance and medical equipment.

Also. the future of the medical profession in India is promising. The healthcare offshoring industry in India has been witnessing a gradual uptick in business owing to the readily available trained talent pool of healthcare professionals.

To join a medical college in India, you need to appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) which is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). NEET is the only entrance exam for admission to MBBS, BDS, BAMS, BSMS, BUMS and BHMS courses in India.

MBBS stands for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. It is an undergraduate medical degree programme that teaches students how to conduct diagnoses, find treatment and medicines, and perform surgeries. The course duration is of five years and six months including one year of rotational internship at hospitals, health centres, and health camps organised by non-profit organisations (NGOs)

BHMS stands for Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery. It is an undergraduate degree programme in the field of medical science that covers the medical knowledge of the homeopathic system. The basic eligibility criteria for admission to BHMS is 50% marks in class 12th with subjects such as Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. The course duration is 5 years and 6 months including one year of internship.

BAMS stands for Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery. It is an undergraduate degree programme designed to make students familiar with the concepts of Ayurveda and use them for the treatment of patients. The course duration is 5.5 years.

BDS stands for Bachelor of Dental Surgery. It is an undergraduate degree programme in the dental field. The duration of the course is 5 years including one year of internship. Students become doctors after the BDS course. It is a compulsory course for students aspiring to work as dentists at government or private hospitals.

BSMS stands for Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Surgery. It is an undergraduate degree programme in the field of medicine that covers the medical knowledge of the Siddha system. The Siddha system is one of the oldest systems of medicine in India.

BUMS stands for Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery. It is an undergraduate degree programme in the field of medicine that covers the medical knowledge of the Unani system. The Unani system is one of the oldest systems of medicine in India.

There are several paths that a medical graduate can choose to follow. One option is to enter the workforce as a general practitioner or a resident doctor in a hospital. Another option is to pursue higher studies in a specialized field depending on the medical degree. Other career options include teaching, clinical forensics, medical researcher, academic medicine and more.

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