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Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery

Introduction

Health has become one of the necessities of humans. So for maintaining it, they require to keep it away from the lousy atmosphere, but if precautions didn't help, then curing it can help. Treating it at home can be a bit of unclear and unprofessional practice, so you visit a doctor. But have you ever wondered what these doctors have studied for achieving the permit of practicing medicine locally? Well, if you had, then here is the answer to it. They have a course with the name Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, which in short, is referred to as MBBS. MBBS is a 5.5-year course with 4.5 years of studies and one year of mandatory internship in the respected field. It is an undergraduate course for students aspiring to medicine after class 12th. 

 

Eligibility

An applicant has to fulfil a set of criteria to become eligible for the course of MBBS. These criteria are listed below. 

  • An applicant must have completed class 12 with a combination of subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as mandatory subjects. 
  • The applicant must secure a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate for some entrance examination. However, tests like AIIMS require 60% aggregate marks. 

 

 

Entrance Examination

The entrance examination is a must for many colleges and institutes. Some institutes conduct entrance on their own while some accept tests conducted at the state or national level. Some of these examinations are given in the following table. 

 

Entrance Examination

Full form

Mode of Test

Frequency

Application Fee (in INR)

NEET

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test

Offline

Once a year

General Category – 1500

OBC-NCL – 1400

SC/ST/PWD/Transgender Category – 800

AIIMS

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Online

Once a year

General Category – 1500

OBC-NCL – 1500

SC/ST – 1200

JIPMER

Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research

Offline

Twice a year

General Category – 1500

SC/ST – 1200

OCI/NRI – 3000

AFMC MBBS

Armed Forces Medical College

Online

Once a year

250

PGIMER

Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research

Online

Twice a year

General Category – 1500

SC/ST – 1200

DNB CET

Diplomatic of National Board Centralized Entrance Test

Online

Twice a year

4500

 

Syllabus

MBBS is a 4.5-year course which is further divided into nine semesters. These nine semesters are based on three phases. These three phases are described below.

 

Phase

Semester

Subjects

Pre-clinical

Semester I &II

Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology

Para-clinical

Semester III, IV, & V

Community Medicine, Microbiology, Pathology, Forensic Medicine, Pharmacology, Clinical postings inwards, OPDs

Clinical

Semester VI, VII, VIII & IX

Community Medicine, Obst. Gynae, Medicine and Allied Subjects (Psychiatry, Dermatology), Pediatrics Surgery and Allied Subjects (Anesthesiology, E.N.T., Ophthalmology, Orthopedics), Clinical Postings

 

Institutes

MBBS is one of the most offered courses in the field of Medical. Over 500 institutes provide the path of MBBS in India. But quantity doesn't help, quality does. So there are only a few colleges which get showcased in the list of best institutes concerning the MBBS course. The following list presents some of these institutes.

 

Institutes

Cities

Annual Average Cost

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

New Delhi, Delhi

₹1,700

Christian Medical College

Vellore, Tamil Nadu

₹48,500

Armed Forces Medical College

Pune, Maharashtra

₹32,000

Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences

Wardha, Maharashtra

₹4,90,000

Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research

Pondicherry, Puducherry

₹11,500

Lady Hardinge Medical College

New Delhi, Delhi

₹1,500

King George’s Medical University

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

₹53,600

Seth GS Medical College

Mumbai, Maharashtra

₹96,000

Institute of Medical Sciences

Varanasi, Uttar pradesh

₹30,000

Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research

Kolkata, West Bengal

₹8,100

 

Future Prospects

MBBS course provides many opportunities to the degree holder. After perceiving MBBS, a person can either practice privately or with an organization. The following are some of the examples of it.

 

Job Profile

Description

Medical Officer

Getting ill at work for various reasons is a common thing. So for taking proper care of the employees at work, a Medical Officer is appointed.

General Physician

General physician diagnosis and medically treat the patient at a primary level.

Healthcare Research and Consultant

Research and Consultancy are required in every field. In the medical field, the person handling this post or perform it personally is called Healthcare Research and Consultant. He/she looks at various health-related topics.

Surgeon

The doctor who performs surgery is known as a Surgeon. A Surgeon specializes in one particular part of the body like heart, brain, and such.

Medical Superintendent

A Medical Superintendent is responsible for monitoring all the functions taking place in a medical organization. He/she is also responsible for implementing all the ideas and decisions informed by the head of the company.

Dietician

Analyzing various factors such as weight and height, a Dietician suggests it's patient a perfect diet plan. Dietician practices either personally or in a medical organization.

 

 

4 Comment
  • divyaayubiomatrix@gmail.com 2 years, 9 months

    thank you

  • dpbhintade@gmail.com 2 years, 11 months

    Thank you for the information. But I have a question : We can give AIIMS exam directly or first we should give NEET and then again AIIMS?

  • gargi.kpatil13@gmail.com 3 years, 2 months

    thanks a lot.....this information will help in future .plz u can upload more on mbbs

  • yash.bhore1981@gmail.com 3 years, 4 months

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