A Dermatologist is the doctor of skin diseases, hair diseases, and nails treatment. Dermatology is considered to be a highly competitive field of medicine as it requires a number of years of study to be a pro in this field.
To be a dermatologist, one must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Apart from above-mentioned courses, there are some other courses available along with duration as mentioned below:
|Type of course||Name of course||Duration of course|
|Diploma||Diploma in Dermatology||2 years|
|Bachelor’s||Bachelor of Science in Dermatology||3 years|
|PG Course||Post Graduate Diploma in Dermatology, Venerology & Leprosy||2 years|
|Master’s||Master of Science in Dermatology, Venereology & Leprology||2 years|
|Doctoral||Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology & Venereology||3 years|
||Doctor of Philosophy in Dermatology & Venereology||3 years|
For admission, one should appear for the NEET exam. Also, for direct entry to AIIMS, a student needs to appear for AIIMS exam. The other colleges conduct an exam as per their standards which a student needs to crack in order to take admissions.