I’m in Class 8 and I want to be a doctor and a scientist but I don’t know what to do after my higher secondary school exams. Please guide me.
Disha B. Kayastha (13) / Guwahati
To become a doctor, you should go for MBBS, for which you should have Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2. To become a scientist, you should go for any science subjects in 10+2, and after that go for graduation and post-graduation.
Since you’re still in Class 8, at present focus on studying well and for the next two years and check if you really like studying science subjects. Accordingly, choose your stream in 10+2.
Dr Vibha Gupta, a feature writer, is a Ph.D. in Mathematics from IIT Roorkee. Her book Careers: A Pathfinder and articles in various publications are an attempt to guide students in choosing a career according to their natural strengths, talents and skills.