How to become a Neurologist in India

Pursue PCB in school

You need to do the science stream for this career path

Clear the NEET

You need to sit for the national medical exam to apply for universities

Obtain an MBBS degree

The course is for 5 & a half years, including one year of internship

Obtain an MD in Neurology

This will increase your qualifications and allow you to specialise in the field

Some of the fields you could specialise in

Neuromuscular Medicine

Headache Medicine

Geriatric Neurology


Intervention Neuroradiology

Complete your Residency

You must do a residency in neurology for 3 years

Some Indian universities to study neurology

CMC Vellore


KMC Manipal

There are many reputed universities for neurology!

Some foreign universities to study neurology

Harvard University

University of California, San Francisco

Johns Hopkins University

These are some places where you can apply for a job

Public hospital, private hospital, military medical centre, or open your own clinic!

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