List of Career Options in Medical Field

Career is an occupation which one chooses for the professional achievements. Choosing the right career is an important decision in a student’s life after the completion of their class 12 or graduation. Among the handful of options, based on their interest, candidates can choose their own options and few among them are medical, engineering, biotechnology, accountancy, banking, navy, hotel management, etc.

When it comes to career-selection, most of the students opt for the medical career as it is a profitable and a rewarding career having a huge demand across the board for health professionals.

Medicine is the study of science, which generally deals with the diseases, handling sick and injured people, dealing with different drugs, diagnose patients, inspecting mode of infection, etc.

It also deals with the science of healing, treating of disease and health promotions.  In order to get admissions into the best medical institutes, every year around 10 lakh students appear for different medical entrance exams including AIIMS, AIPMT, NEET, AIPGMET, JIPMER, etc. There is a wide range of career options in the medical field and some of them are listed below.

  • Lab technicians.
  • ENT specialist.
  • General Surgeons.
  • Home surgeons.
  • X-ray technicians.
  • Pharmacists or chemists.

A career in the medical field requires the graduation or post graduations including MBBS, M.D., M.S., B.Sc. in Nursing, BDS, etc. There are 400+ top medical colleges in India which provide admission into several medical courses based on the students score in the entrance exam and other eligibility criteria as per the college guidelines. There are numbers of hospitals, laboratories, clinics, nursing homes, and other community health centers where the health professionals can be employed and serve the nation.

Along with the degree and good knowledge of medicines and science, these health professionals should also be adaptable, willing to take tough responsibilities, ready to find suitable solutions to a problem and challenges, be prepared for higher positions, love to work in a team, in the camps and also should work with team spirit. A doctor’s profession should have a lot of dedication towards their work as it gives the satisfaction of curing the diseases and saving patients live. Overall, this profession is more of responsibilities.

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