The Medical Line is quite tough as compared to the Engineering Field. A Medical Degree has never been easy. MBBS is the most popular and designated degree to become a doctor. The full form of MBBS is Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. MBBS is a specialized undergraduate degree in medical and surgical medicine conferred by medical colleges and universities. MBBS is one of the reputed and most pursued medical degrees in India. As per the ‘Medical Council of India’, there are 542 colleges offering MBBS courses and the total number of seats available is 79,855.
The following are the essential eligibility requirements to be fulfilled by the students in order to gain MBBS admission:
- Candidates must have passed their 10+2 level of degree with 50% from any recognized board in science subjects like Physics, Chemistry, and Zoology/Botany with English as the main subject for their qualifying examination.
- Candidates must have completed the age of 17 years before seeking admission to the MBBS course.
- Candidates need to qualify for the required entrance exam for MBBS admissions that is NEET Conducted by the NTA [National Testing Agency]. Students belonging from the reserved category must have a minimum percentage of 40%.
- All the students will have to fulfill the additional eligibility conditions mentioned by the regulatory authorities for MBBS i.e. Medical Council of India (MCI).
MBBS Entrance Exams
For admission to MBBS course in any college in India, a student needs to appear for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). This is the only entrance test for admission to MBBS courses and is accepted by both government and private institutions.
Two other major entrance tests for admission to MBBS courses in India were JIPMER MBBS Exam and AIIMS MBBS Exam. However, these examinations were scrapped in 2019 making NEET the most important medical entrance test in India.
In order to secure a seat in any of the top colleges offering MBBS in India, one needs to clear the NEET examination with a good score. NEET is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). After appearing for the NEET examination and obtaining a scorecard, the selected candidates will be invited for the counselling session based on the student’s rank. Candidates need to select the college of their choice from the colleges offered to them based on the rank they hold. Once they have opted for their preferred college, they need to present the documents to relevant authorities.
MBBS course fees vary depending on government and private colleges. The average MBBS course fees range from INR 10,000 to INR 6 Lakhs per annum.
The MBBS syllabus for the entire course duration is divided into 3 phases, Pre-Clinical, Para-Clinical, and Clinical. MBBS subjects cover all the aspects related to the human body and its functioning.
The MBBS syllabus for 9 semesters is tabulated below for aspirants to refer to.
List of Government Medical Colleges :
Medical College, Kolkata
RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
Burdwan Medical College, Burdwan, West bengal
All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi
King George’s Medical University, Lucknow
Madras Medical College, Chennai
SCB Medical College, Cuttack
Grant Medical College, Mumbai
You can view the other government colleges from here.
List of Private Medical Colleges :
Christian Medical College, Vellore
Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar
St Johns Medical College, Bangalore
Army College of Medical Sciences, Delhi
Kamineni Academy of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Hyderabad
SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Chennai
For more Private Medical colleges, click here.
After completion of the MBBS degree one has already become a doctor, but it’s generally referred to as a general physician. Many students go on to do specializations in particular subjects to become an MD/DM. One can obtain post-graduation in various specialties like internal medicine, general surgery, gynaecology, paediatrics, cardiology, etc. Education World Society gives you free online counselling along with direct admissions to various top medical colleges across India. We do our best to cater to the needs of the students as well as provide financial aid like student loans.