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Career Guidance: How to Become a Radiologist!

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Radiologist career guide

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Let?s learn about radiology today.

Radiology is also called diagnostic imaging, is a series of different tests that take pictures or images of various parts of the body. Many of these tests are unique as they allow doctors to see inside the body. A number of different imaging exams can be used to provide this view, including X-ray, MRI, ultrasound, CT scan and PET scan. Radiologists interpret a broad spectrum of diagnostic tests including x-rays, ultrasound, bone mineral densitometry, fluoroscopy, mammography, nuclear medicine, CT and MRI.

Ideal candidates for the course would be calm, patient, objective and sympathetic in approach towards patients of all age groups, to supplement them with not only medical treatment, but also confidence, tolerance, willpower, strength of mind and purpose. Good interpersonal skills for communicating with other team members, strong technical and scientific mindset, attention to detail and quick learning with regard to new skills are preferred qualities in interested candidates.

Eligibility Criteria and Higher Studies

The road to a career as a radiologist typically begins with earning a bachelor's degree. Medical school prerequisite courses include biology, chemistry and physics. A number of undergraduate students opt to work or volunteer in medical settings to gain experience.

In India, radiography courses are available in 3 main formats, when it comes to undergraduate level, such as:
? Bachelor?s Degree
? Diploma
? Certification

Curriculum and Core Subjects

Subjects studied in B.Sc. Radiology and Imaging Technology are shown in the table below:

Year I

Sr NumberSubjects of Study


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