How to become a Doctor after class 12th in India

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Every student always wants to become a successful person in her/his life after completing studies. But some students don’t know the process and they don’t have any idea about their dream Job & career.

Few students don’t know how to achieve the dream they have. How to become a Successful doctor after class 12th in India we will tell you to step by step.

Becoming a good doctor so many boys & girls have a childhood dream and you might have also. But did you think ever what are the things required to become a doctor?

How to become a MBBS doctor after class 12th & Graduation in India?

Your journey starts from class 10th. First, you need to pass your class 10th with good marks. After clearing class 10th choose Science stream with Biology subject in your class 11th.

You should have subjects PCB (PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY & BIOLOGY) in your class 11th & 12th.

You have to study very well in your class 11th & 12th If you want to become a doctor. Minimum 4 to 6 hours a day. You have to do work hard to achieve your dream.

Pass your class 11th & 12th with a minimum of 50% to 60% marks.

Qualification to become a Doctor :

  • Pass your class 11th & 12th with PCB (PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY & BIOLOGY) Subjects.
  • Minimum 50% to 60% marks should be in class 11th & 12th.
  • Min. 50% should be in English subject also.

Entrance Exams start after class 12th. So you have to start preparation in your class 11th & 12th for Entrance Exams.

Every year Lakhs of students appear in this exam. So you need to prepare yourself very well.

As you already know that Students can give NEET exam twice a year.

Be prepared for the NEET exam.

Entrance Exams for MBBS :

NEET – The National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test.✅

AIIMS – All India Institute of Medical Science.❌

AIPMT – All India Pre-Medical Test.❌

PMET – Punjab Medical Entrance Test.❌

Now if you want to pursue MBBS then you have to give only NEET Exam. Before all the above exams except NEET used to give for MBBS but now the government has changed the policy and students have to appear in only the NEET exam for an MBBS degree.

NEET Exam Pattern :

NEET ExamPattern
Exam modeOffline mode (Pen & paper)
Languages in NEET ExamEnglish, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Gujrati, Asmi, Urdu. In these languages, you can give NEET exam.
Marking Scheme1 Question = 4 Marks
Negative Marking1 Question = 1 Marks
Exam Duration3 hours

NEET Exam Subjects:

SubjectsNos. of QuestionsMarks

After clearing the NEET exam with good marks. Students get called for counseling and they get assigned colleges on the basis of their Entrance Exam Marks and their choices.

Top Medical Colleges in India:

1. AIIMS – All India Institute of Medical Science (Delhi)

2. GMC – Grant Medical College (Mumbai)

3. MMC – Madras Medical College (Chennai)

MBBS is the most popular degree in India. Most of the students would like to pursue an MBBS course after clearing Medical Entrance Exam.

Qualification for MBBS: Candidates have to clear NEET Entrance Exam.

Age Limit for MBBS:

General – 17 to 25 Years.

OBC – 17 to 30 Years.

SC/ST – 17 to 30 Years.

Duration of MBBS Course:

MBBS Course is 4.5 Years + 1 year Internship = 5.5 Years.

Fees of MBBS Course:

Government College :

AIIMS – INR 1000 per year approx.

Maulana Azad Medical College – INR 5000 to INR 6000 per year (for general). Approx.

I.P University – INR 20000 to INR 30000 per year (for general). For SC/ST – INR 20000 or INR 20000+ per year. Approx.

Private College :

Pvt. college – INR 15 Lakhs to INR 30 Lakhs per year. Approx.

Advance Courses after MBBS:

MS – Master of Surgery.

MD – Doctor of Medicine.

Job Opportunities after MBBS:

1. Hospitals

2. Self Owned Clinic

3. Bio-Medical Companies

4. Health Centres

Salary of MBBS Doctor:

MBBS Doctor – INR 8 Lakhs to INR 10 Lakhs per annum.

What if you couldn’t pursue MBBS Course? Can we become a doctor without NEET and doing MBBS?

Do you know? You can become a Doctor without NEET Exam?

The Answer is Yes! You can become a Qualified Doctor without NEET Exam and MBBS.

Read Also: How to become a CA (Chartered Accountant) After 12th in India.

Become a Doctor without NEET Exam.

MBBS Alternate Courses to become a Doctor :

  • BDS – Bachelor of Dental Surgery.
  • BAMS – Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery.
  • BHMS – Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery.
  • BUMS – Bachelor of Unani Medicine & Surgery.

Let’s get to know these courses in detail.

1. BDS (Bachelor of dental surgery):

Full form of BDS: Bachelor of Dental Surgery

You can pursue BDS after your class 12th PCB and you can become a Dentist after completing BDS.

Qualification for BDS: Candidates have to clear NEET Exam to get admission in BDS after class 12th with PCB.

Duration of BDS: 4 Years + 1 Year Internship = Total 5 Years.

BDS fees: Private College – INR 7 lakhs to INR 15 Lakhs per year.

Government College – INR 40,000 to INR 50,000 per year.

Advance courses after BDS:

  1. in primary dental care.
  2. MSD (Master of dental surgery).

Job opportunities after BDS: Dental clinic, Hospitals, & Research Labs.

Salary after BDS: INR 4 lakhs to INR 6 Lakhs per annum.

2. BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery):

Full form of BAMS: Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine & Surgery

It is an undergraduate degree. The candidate gets this degree in an Ayurvedic medical course. It’s recognized by the central council of Indian Medicine.

Qualification for BAMS: Passed class 12th with PCB. Candidates have to clear NEET Exam for BAMS also.

Age Limit:

General – 17 years to 25 years.

OBC – 17 years to 30 years.

SC/ST – 17 years to 30 years.

Duration of BAMS: 4.5 Years + 1 Year Internship = total 5.5 Years.

BAMS Fees: INR 3 Lakhs to INR 5 Lakhs per year Approx.

Advance Courses after BAMS:

  1. Doctor of Medicine in Ayurveda – Basic principle.
  2. Master of Surgery in Ayurveda.

Job opportunities after BAMS: Lecturer, Scientist, Therapist & Ayurvedic Doctor.

Salary after BAMS: INR 4 Lakhs to INR 6 Lakhs per Annum.

3. BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery):

Full form of BHMS: Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery

BHMS – Homeopathic is the 3rd most famous medication system after Allopathic & Ayurvedic.

Qualification for BHMS: Passed class 12th with PCB, Minimum Marks should be 50%. Candidates have a clear NEET Exam to get admission in BHMS.

Age Limit :

General – 17 years to 25 years.

OBC – 17 years to 30 years.

SC/ST – 17 years to 30 years.

BHMS Fees: Government College – INR 1 Lakhs to INR 2 Lakhs per year.

Private College – INR 4 Lakhs to INR 6 Lakhs per year.

Duration of BHMS: 4.5 Years + 1 Year Internship = total 5.5 Years.

Advance Courses after BHMS:

  1. in Psychiatry
  2. MD in Homeopathy

Job Opportunities after BHMS: Doctor & Public health specialist.

Salary after BHMS: INR 1.8 Lakhs to INR 5.8 Lakhs per Annum.

So this is the full process of becoming a Doctor after class 12th in India. You can become any doctor what you want. You can pursue any degree in which you have more interest.






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