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

I am confused and i am looking for help to sort this out

by Rukhsar
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

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

Preeti Taneja
Preeti Taneja
Verified Career Expert
Head Guidance & Counselling at Confidential
  • Chandigarh

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

In order to post replies to the question: "With what educational qualifications , apart from MBBS. I can become a Psychiatrist?"

Post Reply


Want to ask bout my career

Dear Aspirant, The best way to know about the career which suits you is to take a scientific method and a career counsellor appointment. There fore, i .. read more

Hi.I am a class 12 student and I want to pursue a bachelor's degree in the US . My budget ranges from 20 to 30 lakhs .Can I get good scholarships in reputed universities suiting my financial needs ?

Dear Aspirant, Any specific reason you wish to pursue an overseas graduation degree? Which field you wish to graduate in? You have not written anythin .. read more

Importance of B. P. E. After complete M. A. Make career

Dear Aspirant, You should have done BPE after 12th standard. Don't you think so. Now after MA you are suddenly thinking for the BPE course. Are you re .. read more

Hi Santosh, I would like to know the career opportunities for a 5 yers experienced software engineer for Linux system programming domain

Dear Aspirant, After five years of experience which is considered as comparatively sizeable, you can think of switching companies for a better pr .. read more
Most Popular

Sir main Pmt ke liye preparation kar raha mujhe last revesion kaise karna chahiye?

<a href=; DU LLB 2017</a> <a href=> Punjab BA LLB Exam 2017</a> <a href=http://www.e .. read more

What are the main work and responsibilities of a Human Resource Manager?

Human Resource Manager is responsible  for looking after the entire spectrum of HR activities including manpower planning, recruitment , training .. read more

I am a commerce graduate and confused between various options like cfa, mba, and job. What should I choose?

M.Com should be on last priority. The best option would be to continue with EY, and prepare for CAT simultaneously. The work ex will help you in getti .. read more

What to do after professional ?? confused betwen mba .. nd civil services

Hi, Suprit The following link gives you details of the syllabus for the Civil Services exam. . You will know how to go about preparing for the same ye .. read more