There are some questions you need to ask yourself before diving into the pursuit of a UX career. Are you naturally curious and inquisitive? Do you enjoy problem solving? Do you work well in teams? Are you driven and self-motivated? Do you manage your time well? Do you have empathy for people? Are you passionate about improving people’s lives? Are you comfortable and confident speaking in front of people or in groups? Do you view yourself as a future leader or someone who can inspire and earn the trust of others? What is your motivation for wanting to be in UX?
You can get into UX from a humanities/science/technical background. You'd have to be curious about how humans interact with technology and be motivated to bring various requirements together in a seamless way. UX is a blend of creative and analytical thinking and require good interpersonal skills.