Pursue science in school
Physics, chemistry and biology are important for this career
Sit for the NEET
You need to clear this national medical exam to apply for colleges
Obtain an MBBS degree
The program lasts 5.5 years, including a year of internship
Some Indian universities to study psychiatry:
Tata Institute of Social Sciences
Aligarh Muslim University
There are many reputed universities for psychiatry!
Some foreign universities to study psychiatry
King’s College London
Apply for your licence
Psychiatrists need a licence from the state in India where you want to practise
Obtain an MD in Psychiatry
Alternatively, you could obtain a Diploma in Psychiatric Medicine
These are some places where you can apply for a job
Public hospital, private hospital, military centre, rcentre, nursing home, prisons, or open your own clinic!
The salary range for a psychiatrist can vary greatly, depending on their skill level or place of work.
It can vary from around Rs. 3 to 13 lakhs per annum
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