|Duration||Course Duration of MBBS is 4.5 Years.|
|Age||No Age Limit|
|Minimum Percentage||50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology aggregate in their 10+2 grade|
|Subjects Required||Physics, Chemistry and Biology|
M.B.B.S. or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is composed of 2 Words, M.B. - 'Medicinae Baccalaureus' (Bachelor of Medicine in Latin) and B.S. - 'Bachelor of Surgery' (in English).
Though the name suggests 2 separate degrees, however, it is only 1 degree.
It is an Undergraduate Academic Degree Course dealing with Medicine and Surgery.
Universities for MBBS includes:
Students have to fulfill some eligibility criteria for admission to this course and NEET UG medical entrance is the most accepted by almost all the Medical Colleges in India.
Employment is very wide and secure. MBBS scope is in both the Private and Government sector and with respect to higher studies, there are many branches from which you can opt after MBBS courses.
There is National level and University level Entrance for the MBBS admissions and the process differs in each college.
The Duration of M.B.B.S. course extends over a period of 4 ½ academic years which are divided into 9 semesters.
After the completion of an academic study, a candidate has to complete 1 year of compulsory rotating internship.
All over the duration of M.B.B.S. is 5 ½ years.
M.B.B.S is required to become a Doctor of Allopathic Medicine. Candidates are given an in-depth and proper knowledge of the human body through theory, practical experience in the dissection of bodies and observing various types of surgeries.
M.B.B.S. is suited best, for those who have a scientific bend of mind and those who want to serve humanity. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is the most coveted of all the Medical Degrees in India.
M.B.B.S. is not available through distance education though there was a report regarding the introduction of M.B.B.S. through correspondence in Times of India, according to which Max Healthcare and US-based Oceania University were in regular touch with MCI (Medical Council of India) over the distance M.B.B.S. program in November 2007.
MCI is a medical body which maintains uniform standards of medical education, both undergraduate and postgraduate.
Diverse career opportunities for students- This reason is often not stressed enough. After graduation, there is a broad range of opportunities for a future job in the field of medicine. Upon finishing medical school, you can choose to work in hospitals, science institutes, public health care providers or be part of the medical department of some other professional field.
Most doctors would say that there is no greater joy than the one you feel when you manage to help a very sick patient or when you are part of a group of scientists who discover a new medicine for a certain disease. The ability to directly help the healing process is also a continuous challenge and sometimes it is not easy to cope with it.
All over the world, there is a great uniformity of medical science knowledge and practice. This means that by graduating from a medical college in Europe you can find a job and work in any hospital in South America or anywhere else in the world. Something inaccessible to many other disciplines.
The world needs more doctors. A lot of EU countries that have forbidden or restricted employment of foreign citizens for employment but this do not apply to doctors.
To obtain M.B.B.S. admission the basic criteria is that a candidate should have scored more than 50% marks in physics, chemistry and biology aggregate in their 10+2 grade.
AIIMS is a medical entrance examination conducted by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. With this examination, the candidate is given admission to the undergraduate medical courses (MBBS). Also, the ones who want to pursue MBBS course from the institutions of AIIMS can apply for this exam.
JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute Postgraduate Medical Education & Research) regulates the medical entrance examination for the admission in MBBS programme and students can get admission in JIPMER, Puducherry & JIPMER, Karaikal campuses through this exam.
The university-level medical entrance exams are JIPMER, St John's MBBS (St. John's Medical Entrance Test), CMC Vellore MBBS (CMC Vellore MBBS/BDS Admissions), DU MBBS (Delhi University MBBS/BDS Admissions) etc.
A basic requirement for applying for medical entrance tests is that the student should be at least 17 years old on or before 31st December of the year of admission. Upper age limit, where specified is 25 years.
Typically, Written tests have questions from physics, chemistry, and biology (botany and zoology). In general, the mix of questions is such that the focus on biology, which is a combination of zoology and botany, is as much as that on physics and chemistry together.
Most of the time there is negative marking for a wrong answer. This would be indicated in the information bulletin or prospectus. Some medical entrance tests also have a few questions on general knowledge, personality and intelligence assessment or English language.
The admission to the particular course is based on the marks obtained in an entrance exam conducted on national/state/college level.
The candidate should be of 17 to 25 years of age.
These exams are mostly pen and paper or online. Some have negative marking and some of them do not. One must be prepared and thorough with their 10+2 syllabus as the questions are based on the syllabus of physics, chemistry, and biology. Some of the exams include questions in English, personality, and aptitude.
National Level Entrance Exams:
AFMC MBBS Admission (Armed Forces Medical College Admission)
University Level Entrance Exams:
St John's MBBS (St. John's Medical Entrance Test)
IPU MBBS (Indraprastha University MBBS/BDS Admissions)
AU AIMEE (Annamalai University All India Medical Entrance Exam)
DU MBBS (Delhi University MBBS/BDS Admissions)
AMU MBBS (Aligarh Muslim University Medical Admissions)
Amrita MBBS (Amrita Medical Entrance Exam)
The candidate should have completed 12th Standard and he/ she should score 50% marks in PCB.