With what educational qualifications , apart from MBBS. I can become a Psychiatrist?

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RE: With what educational qualifications , apart from MBBS. I can become a Psychiatrist?

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
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Psychiatrists are the professionals who takes care of the mental, emtotional and behavioral problems of people through counselling nad medicine. Students who have completed MBBS are eligible to pursue specialization in psychiatry. There are various ways through which one can puruse psychiatry. Like aspirant has an option to go for MD Pschiatry, Diploma in Psychiatry or enroll for Diploma of National Board Exam. Diploma of National Board Exam is conisdered at par with MD Psychiatry. The duration of Diploma in Psychiatry is two years whereas the duration of MD Psychiatry is three years.

There is ample of scope in this profession because of the increasing mental tesntion and stress . Psycgiayrist are hired by Government hospitals, neuro psychiatric clinics, nursing homrs, medical & reserach institutes. Some of the eminent colleges offering courses psychiatry are :-

All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Central Psychiatry Institte, Ranchi

National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

Jawahar Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research , Pondicherry

Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh

Lady Hardigne Medical College New Delhi

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