A solution to every and any discomfort you face is a Doctor. He is someone who has been trained and licensed to heal the sick. A doctor basically knows the way and shows the way. Sounds magnificent! but one can’t just jump on an escalator and get the tag of a doctor, one instead has to step on the rungs of opportunity, one by one, and climb the ladder. Time, patience, dedication and hard work must be added to every step you take to make sure you stand out and get paid off in the long run. You need to opt for Physics, Chemistry & Biology & Math (optional) in 10+2.

Following are the steps to climb the ladder that destines you to be a Doctor:

The first step of the ladder that destines to make you a doctor says: Enroll yourself with a coaching institute to polish your caliber. However, it is optional but beneficiary. there are many coaching centers which focuses on training you well for the medical entrance examination.


The second step might get a hold of you unless you work hard and clear the cutoff score of the medical entrance exam you have appeared in. A list of exams you should try your hand in as a medical aspirant is

  • NEET UG 2018: National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for MBBS BDS Admission
  • AIIMS All India Institute of Medical Sciences
  • AIPMT All India Pre-Medical/ Pre-Dental Entrance Test
  • AIPVT All India Pre-Veterinary Test
  • AFMC Armed Forces Medical College Entrance Exam
  • BHU PMT 2017 Banaras Hindu University Pre Medical Test
  • VMU AICEE Vinayaka Missions University All India Common Entrance Examination
  • KCET 2017 Karnataka Common Entrance Test
  • MHT CET 2017 Maharashtra Common Entrance Test
  • COMEDK 2017 Consortium of Medical, Engineering and Dental Colleges of Karnataka
  • CMC Vellore 2017 Christian Medical College, Vellore
  • EAMCET Medical Engineering, Agriculture and Medicine Common Entrance Test
  • KEAM Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical Examination
  • UPCAT Uttar Pradesh Common Admission Test
  • UPCPMT Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre Medical Test
  • JIPMER 2018 Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research


The third step of ladder deals with working with sincerity and dedication to earn a medical degree.

It includes getting a primary medical qualification i.e.,

  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS, BMBS, MBChB, MBBCh). After a tedious 6 months to 1 year being a house surgent you are to write the final exam and the practical and viva to get clear in becoming a Doctor. With this degree you can add "Dr." in front of your name proudly and start treating patient once you receive the medical practitioner number. Totally to be a doctor it takes 4.5 to 5 years depending on the university and the curriculum they offer


Fourth ladder makes you to stay and complete a residency program, obtain a license and after years of hard work, finally you are a life savior who probably will never fall short of money.

Your words now have the power to comfort others and heal them even without a medicine.



Higher medical degrees:

Doctors who hold a primary qualification can go on to a further academic study specializing to the field of interest, involving research, i.e.,

  • Doctor of Medicine by research (MD(Res), DM)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD, DPhil)
  • Master of Clinical Medicine (MCM)
  • Master of Medical Science (MMSc, MMedSc)
  • Master of Medicine (MM, MMed)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Master of Surgery (MS, MSurg, MChir, MCh, ChM, CM)
  • Master of Science in Medicine or Surgery (MSc)
  • Doctor of Clinical Medicine (DCM)
  • Doctor of Clinical Surgery (DClinSurg)
  • Doctor of Medical Science (DMSc, DMedSc)
  • Doctor of Surgery (DS, DSurg)


Specialization field invoves:

  • Allergology
  • Anesthetics
  • Biological hematology
  • Cardiology
  • Child psychiatry
  • Clinical biology
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Clinical neurophysiology
  • Craniofacial surgery
  • Dental, oral and maxillo-facial surgery
  • Dermato-venerology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastro-entomologic surgery
  • Gastroenterology
  • General hematology
  • General Practice
  • General surgery
  • Geriatrics
  • Immunology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Internal medicine
  • Laboratory medicine
  • Maxillo-facial surgery
  • Microbiology
  • Nephrology
  • Neuro-psychiatry
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nuclear medicine
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Occupational medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Pathology
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Plastic surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Psychiatry
  • Public health and Preventive Medicine
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Radiology
  • Respiratory medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Stomatology
  • Thoracic surgery
  • Tropical medicine
  • Urology
  • Vascular surgery
  • Venereology


Being a doctor is considered as one of the most divine and most respected profession in the society as to be a doctor immense hard work and dedication is required. Since it is a profession that offers no chance to do a mistake and handle human life directly, being a doctor has its benefits and disadvantages. It’s a profession that has service in mind and shall be done with utmost care and concern.



"Keep calm, study hard and become a DOCTOR"