A medical scientist conducts laboratory tests on various. Medical organisms to obtain information for diagnosing, treating and Scientist preventing diseases. 

What do they do? 

• Desin, develop and conduct research to address a specific medical issue

 • Prepare grant proposals research proposals to acquire funding for their projects.  

• Draw blood, extract tissuels, collect urine or perform other invasive procedures to obtain samples 

• Prepare and analyze collected samples 

• Write research paper/s based on study conducted 

• Read scientific literature to stay abreast of the new developments in the field of medical science

 Key Skills 

 • Critical thinking. analytical and problem solving skills to identify, analyses and resolve issues  • Meticulousness in maintaining data and other records for research purposes  Self-.motivation and time management skills to work independently and deliver on time. 

• Strong listening skills to patiently hear research subjects when collecting datal 

• Operational skills to operate equipment and other tools used for research 

• Strong communication skills to convey ideas, concepts and analysis to varied audiences  

Education Pathway

  Std XII Science PCMB 

Entrance Exams

Graduate (B.Sc.)

Post-Graduate (M.Sc. / Ph.D)

Career Growth 

Level I: Graduate Scientist    

Level 2: Doctoral Scientist Research Scientist

Level 3: Resident Scientist 

Level 4: Fellow Scientist

Level 5:Academic/Government/Industry

Companies that currently recruit

  • Bayer
  • Pfizer
  • Abbott
  • Johnson & Johnson,
  • Merck
  • Novartis