MBBS -Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
MBBSMBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) is the most popular and designated degree of doctors. These are the two bachelor degrees in one domain as the Bachelor of Medicine and the Bachelor of Surgery. This is the tradition of United Kingdom and many universities in various countries are following this tradition.
While in the US, both of the degrees are awarded separately as the M.D (Doctor of Medicine) and D.O (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine). It is the only bachelor degree that makes the students eligible to carry the term “doctor” with their name.
The MBBS is an undergraduate degree programme in medical field. It takes the duration of 5.5 years for the completion of the degree. It is very tough to pursue the MBBS course. This course is now in heavy demand by the students after 12th.
Through this course, the students are taught all about the human anatomy, human cytology, medicine, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, drugs formulation & effect and method of surgery.
The Medical Council of India is the only accredited body of medical courses.
The MBBS is a 5.5 year (4.5 years academic education + 1 year mandatory internship) UG degree programme leading to the two degrees as Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
The MBBS is one of the most sought courses after 12th in medical field. There are so many colleges and universities from across the countries which are offering the MBBS course.
The students, who have cleared the 10+2 examination and they had the Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 12th stream, may go for the MBBS degree course.
The MBBS is the only course in India to become a medical doctor. The MBBS course contains the basic subjects like physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, anatomy, pharmacology and pathology.
It is the course with hands on training with five years long. The students interact with the patient and get the practical knowledge of diseases.
The students have to score minimum 50% marks (40% in the case of reserved category) in plus two and have to appear an entrance examination conducted by the various universities and institutions like AIIMS, AFMC, AMU, AIPMT, DUMET and BHU etc.
Career & Jobs
After the completion of the MBBS course, the medical graduates are entitled to use the term Doctor before his or her name as the prefix “Dr”.
For the better prospect of your career you should have some skills like deep knowledge in the field, good diagnosing ability, responsibility, self-confidence, caring nature, counseling skill and good communication so as to interact with your patients.
There are good job and career opportunities for the students after getting the degree in medical as a doctor. It is the professional field with 100% job placement. No one in the country, who has the MBBS degree and has no job.
An MBBS graduate may go for the PG degree programmes leading to the Domain M.D (Doctor of Medicine)or M.S (Master of Surgery) or M.Sc (Medical) etc.
You may be hired by the medical college, hospitals, nursing home, health corporations, health ministry, medical health society, back office medical consultancy and pharmaceutical industries. The job profiles of the MBBS may be the following:
The initial salary of a medical graduate doctor may be the Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 35,000 per month. After getting the experience and good hands on in this field, the candidate may get the handsome salary as 8 to 10 lakh per annum.
There are more job opportunities to work in the US and the UK in medical field with handsome salaries.