Lucknow: Often playing doctor-doctor with plastic scissors, injection and toy stethoscope is a favorite game of small children. However, some children grow up and choose this doctor-doctor game as a career based on their passion and ability. NEET exam is an important gateway for students who opt to succeed in the medical field. Students who have knowledge of medicine have many other job options after NEET.
Lakhs of MBBS graduates hope to enter the clinical field and start their practice as doctors. Apart from MBBS, one can become a dentist by obtaining BDS course degree through NEET. It is one of the most preferred options after MBBS for those who want to continue their medical career.
MD or MS or Diploma allows doctors to do postgraduate course with specialization. Pursuing MBA after MBBS is unconventional, but some people take it up. MSc is another option after MBBS.
Various institutes that provide research opportunities are ICMR (Indian Council for Medical Research), CCMB (Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology), St. John’s Research Institute. Many institutes like AIIMS, PGI, NIMHANS, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai (TIFR) offer PhD degree.