Exam Date: 13 Sep, 2020
Courses taught in Otolaryngology entail the study of diseases plaguing the ear, nose and throat. Budding otolaryngologists are introduced to the various diseases these body parts are vulnerable to besides being made familiar with the surgical management of cancers and benign tumours of the head and neck. Coursework introduces them to various medical and surgical therapies meant to prevent diseases, allergies, neoplasms, deformities and disorders of the ears, nose, sinuses, throat, respiratory and upper alimentary systems. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is a 5.5-year programme. Furthermore, students of the course are introduced to facial plastic and reconstructive surgery and to the treatment of disorders of hearing and voice as these become their fundamental areas of expertise going forward. In short, they learn to treat a wide variety of common and rare clinical problems of the ears, nose and throat. You can pursue Master of Surgery in Otolaryngology after finishing MBBS.
Candidates must have passed 10+2 with at least 50% marks in aggregate with Physics, Chemistry and Biology as core subjects. Independent entrance tests for UG programme (MBBS) are conducted by various state, central and private universities.
Candidates must hold a degree in Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery along with a good score in entrance tests held for PG programme conducted by various state, central and private universities.
Some of the profiles available for Otolaryngologists include:
Lecturer (those with a PhD degree in Otolaryngology are given higher preference)
Assistant Professor (those with a PhD degree in Otolaryngology are given higher preference)
Associate Professor (those with a PhD degree in Otolaryngology are given higher preference)
ENT – Coastal Maine
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HI Zill Gohil,
A four-year medical degree, followed by a five-year ENT residency program is the primary educational requirements for a profession as a board-certified ENT Specialist. However, the educational path begins by receiving a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university. For future, ENT specialists building foundational science and interaction skills are often the focus of core educational course study while in college.
Educational Path of an ENT Specialist
Earn a bachelor's degree.
A bachelor’s degree is the first higher-education step toward becoming an ENT Specialist. Although candidates complete a broad range of undergraduate majors, students should complete the courses the found most medical schools require as prerequisites: biology, physics, and chemistry, along with written and oral communication course study.
During their undergraduate degree, students wanting to gain an edge in the competitive medical school application pool would benefit from taking career and advanced education oriented steps like joining pre-medical organizations, completing community service, shadowing physicians and studying for the MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test). Before graduating, a candidate should apply to medical school. Medical school is a four-year process, leading to an advanced degree in the medical field, either a M.D. or D.O.
Complete a medical school program
During medical school, future ENT Specialists spend their first year primarily in the classroom absorbing knowledge in areas like anatomy, histology, pathology, biochemistry, psychology, ethics and preparing for Objective Structured Clinical Exams. The second year, while still in the classroom, is more clinically focused. The third and fourth year medical students will transition into clinical rotations and gain exposure to a wide range of potential specializations.
Following is a list of meaningful subject combinations at second- and third year level in a BSc degree: Applied Mathematics: Pure Mathematics and/or Physics. Biochemistry: Chemistry, Microbiology, Botany, Computer Science or Zoology. Botany: Chemistry, Microbiology or Zoology.
Dear Indresh, BASLP is a 4-year long, full-time undergraduate, professional program, designed for eligible candidates having qualified the Senior Secondary (10+2) examination in the Science stream, from a recognized educational Board. The admission is through Merit-based in entrance exam. The major entrance tests are AIIMS UG, NEET UG, PGIMER UG, JIPMER UG, Manipal University Entrance Test, etc.
For joining Otolaryngology ear, nose, throat NEET is compulsory. Otolaryngology is a specialisation course that MBBS students undertake. It is only meant for students who have a successful degree of MBBS. As MBBS is required for it NEET is compulsory.
Without qualifying NEET you can't get into your desired course.
For more relevant information on NEET kindly refer to the following link:
Wishing you luck!
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