Medical is one of the most important career choices among students in West Bengal. One of the main reasons for taking up science after Class 10 is opting for medical education after Class 12. India is need for good quality doctors especially in the rural areas. If one has fondness for Biology the medical field is an ideal career. Not only is medicine and surgery a lucrative career choice, it also brings respect in the society. To become a doctor, one needs to first graduate with an M.B.B.S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) degree. Students can also study Dental Medicine (Bachelors in Dental Studies or B.D.S.), Homeopathic Medicine, Unani Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine or Siddha Medicine. Other career courses in the medical field include optometry, anaesthetics, nursing.