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Medicine is the highly rewarded career option in the world. Making a career in the medical sector would be a good decision for candidates who has a deep interest in science and want to deal with sick people.
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) is the most popular degree to be a doctor. Basically, it is two bachelor’s degrees in one domain Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery. Holding MBBS Degree is the first stage to be a medical professional and MD/MS is essential to be a specialist doctor. After qualifying for this medical course and compulsory internship candidate may practice as a physician and surgeon.
However, there are other options to also be a doctor in India like BHMS (Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and 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
The course duration of M.B.B.S. is 5.5 years including one year of compulsory training. Today it has become the 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 programs. Candidates must qualify following criteria to take MBBS Admission-
- Candidate’s 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 10+2 with Science subjects Physics, Chemistry, and English individually.
- Candidates who belong to unreserved category, they must obtain minimum 50% marks in subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English taken together at 10+2 or its equivalent.
- Candidates belonging to unreserved categories, must be passed individually in subjects Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually and obtain minimum 40% marks in subjects Physics Chemistry, Biology and English taken together from a recognized board.
How to Get Admission to MBBS
MBBS course runs under the guidelines of MCI (Medical Council of India). Admission criteria and everything is decided by MCI. However, getting admission to MBBS is also just like other professional courses in India. Candidates who meet the above-mentioned eligibility criteria; he/she may get admission by qualifying medical entrance exam (NEET).
MBBS Entrance Exams
(National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test) is conducted by the Central Secondary Board of Education (CBSE) for admission to MBBS/BDS course in India. NEET is compulsory to get MBBS admission in all government and private colleges of India. Academic session 2016 onwards, AIPMT and all state-level pre-medical entrance exams were replaced by NEET. CBSE releases notification for conducting NEET-UG in January of every year. The NEET exam is held every year in the month of May.