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The value of medicine and doctors in human life is highly difficult to express in words. A Doctor brings relief and happiness into the lives of his/her patients. A Doctor can change the lives of his/her patients. In our routine life, we often encounter health issues that are beyond our comprehension. We require help from a doctor to understand the problem and also to get it cured. The condition may get worse without medical intervention. Doctors are thus considered to be life saviours. They spend numerous years of their lives studying medical science. Once they gain theoretical and practical knowledge about this field, they start rendering their selfless service help the mankind to have healthy society.

The medical profession has evolved over the centuries and is still evolving day by day. Medicines and treatments for various diseases and illnesses that were not available earlier have now been developed. Medical technology has also enhanced over the time. If we have good doctors and medical facilities in our vicinity it offers a sense of relief as we know we have instant help at hand.

Indian medical system which was originated from the times of Ayurveda is one of the oldest medical systems in the world. The advancement of technology is at its peak and the medical field is no exception to that. As a result, we have many diversified doctors to cure various diseases, and hence medical education has also grown very big. From neurosurgeons to dentists, heart specialists to homeopaths, physicians to paediatricians and so on. Today, the cure for many dangerous diseases are available easily anywhere which was impossible few decades ago. Because of the advance medical discoveries many dangerous diseases and disorders like Polio, leprosy, measles is almost vanished from the world, once which was a global medical problem.

That is why “Doctors” are considered as one of the most important part of the society, they have been given a high status in our society. The medical profession is considered to be one of the noblest professions. It is a profession that helps not only to earn lucrative income but also great respect as people strongly believe that a doctor is equal to God.

Need of Good and Responsible Doctors

India is known for its genius minds. Not only do people from various parts of the world visit our country to get treatments via the practice of ancient medical science, Ayurveda, the Indian doctors with knowledge about the modern day medical practices are also much in demand around the world. Several qualified doctors fly abroad from India each year to look for better job prospects, as they get higher income and better standard of living. Many others are going to study higher education or super specialised courses in medicine abroad with an aim of ultimately becoming super speciality doctors.

How to Become a Qualified Doctor in India?

Every year lakhs of students aspire to become Doctors. The respect and status associated with this noble profession motivates many. The first step towards this is to appear for the various medical entrance examinations. The reputed medical entrance examinations in India are

  1. All India Institute of Medical entrance examinations (AIIMS)
  2. Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education (JIPMER)
  3. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and so on …

They are conducted each year to select students for MBBS and BDS courses in government and private medical institutes across the country. It is essential to have physics, chemistry and biology as core subjects during your 11th and 12th standard if you want to appear in this entrance test. A minimum percentage criterion is also set. Those selected in this test are supposed to qualify by securing minimum percentage of marks in class 12th board examination to grab a seat.