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The admission process is to be started for academic session in every year in India and abroad. Are you ready to study MBBS? Know what is the admission process, eligibility criteria and top medical colleges in India and abroad.

Medicine is the highly rewarded career option in the world. Making career in medical sector would be good decision for candidate who have deep interest with science and want to deal with sick people.

MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) is most popular degree to be a doctor. Basically it is two bachelor degrees in one domain Bachelor of medicine & Bachelor of Surgery. Holding MBBS Degree is first stage to be a medical professional and MD/MS is essential to be specialist doctor. After qualifying this medical course and compulsory internship candidate may practice as physician and surgeon.

However there are other options to also be a doctor in India like BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine Surgery). BAMS (Bachelor of Ayurveda Medicine and Surgery), BUMS (Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery) but MBBS is the only demanded degree

Course Duration & Eligibility Criteria for MBBS in India

Course duration of MBBS is 5.5 years including one year compulsory training. Today it has become first choice of students after completing 12th standard. Candidates who have passed intermediate with physics, Chemistry and Biology subjects are eligible to join the course. There are hundreds of universities and medical colleges in India and abroad offering MBBS Program. Candidates must qualify following criteria to take MBBS Admission -

  • Candidates minimum age should be 17 years as on 31st December of the admission year and maximum 25 years( 5 years relaxation for OBC/SC/ST categories)
  • Candidates must have passed 12th with science subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English Individually.
  • Candidates who belong to unreserved category , they must obtain minimum 50% marks in all Group Subjects and English taken together at 12th or its equalling
  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories, must be passed individually in Group subjects and English individually and obtain minimum 40% marks in subjects from a recognized board.

How to Get Admission MBBS

MBBS course runs under guidelines of MCI(Medical Council of India).Admission criteria and everything are decided by MCI. However getting admission in MBBS is also just like other professional courses in India. Candidates, who meet above mentioned eligibility criteria, may get admission by qualifying medical entrance exam (NEET).

MBBS Entrance Exams

  • NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test)is conducted by CBSE for admission to MBBS/BDS course in India.NEET is compulsory to get MBBS admission in all Government and Private Colleges of India.
  • AIIMS(All India institute of Medical Science)
  • New Delhi conducted this exam for admission to MBBS program in all institutions of AIIMS New Delhi, Bhopal, Rishikesh, Jodhpur, Patna, Raipur and Bhubaneswar. AIIMS MBBS will be conducted for 707 MBBS seats for its all institutions.
  • JIPMER (Jawaharlal institute of post Graduate Medical Education & research, Pondicherry.

Study MBBS Abroad:

Studying MBBS abroad is another option for Indian students

Students to become a doctor Students who cannot get admission in Indian medical colleges due to high fee structure or some other reasons go abroad to pursue MBBS degree in a leading medical universities recognized by WHO and Medical Council of India (MCI). Every year thousands of students fly from India to abroad destination for medical studies. You can go to the US or UK after your MBBS from abroad or do your practice in India after an entrance test.

The MBBS degree awarded by abroad medical institutions is called MD (Doctor in Medicine) like in the USA. Out of 10000 students take admissions every year from foreign countries, 2000 are from India only. This is just because the medical institutions in Philippines are recognized by WHO and MCI as similar as in India and other leading countries.