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Medical and engineering are the most popular career choices among students. Both of these fields provide most wanted careers to students who opt for them and are prepared to go under the grind of study hours. Most parents want their kids to pursue a career either in medical or in engineering as these two fields are considered the ‘safest’ because of their vast scope.
We have always seen or heard this view of parents about their child’s career choice in the movies like 3-Idiots too. Engineering and medical are regarded as the safest career choices because there’s always been a great demand for doctors and engineers. There’s a need of an engineer in every field such as information technology, civil, chemical, automobile, marine, etc. In this world where diseases are so prone, doctors are in demand everywhere.
Science is the gateway to both of these sectors. If a student is interested in science, he/she can further opt for mathematics or biology depending upon his/her interest. For medical line, a student has to study Biology as a compulsory subject. Mostly the students who like to study science but avoid mathematics go for medical science. For engineering line, a student has to study mathematics as a compulsory subject. Mostly, these students do not like to study biology as biology is more about mugging up the lessons.
This was about which type of students go for engineering or medical science. Now we’ll see how the lifestyle of a medical student differs from an engineering student-
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Though the option of engineering attracts many students because of its short duration of the course, fewer study hours and sufficient time for personal life, but, medical profession is a noble profession where one feels a relief of curing ailments of the people and in some cases, saving their lives acts as a big incentive for some, which can never be experienced by an engineer. Although there are many medical colleges in India, there is still a need for efficient doctors in our country while there are ample engineers in India.
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