MBBS stands for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. The MBBS course duration in India is 5.5. years, consisting of 1- year internship. NEET is the only exam for students who wish to pursue MBBS. According to reports, the National Medical Council (NMC) is expected to conduct the Next (National Exit Test) Online MCQ Exam for the last year of MBBS students to issue operating licenses, starting in 2023. It is said that in the next few years, NEXT is very likely to replace the NEET PG Exam.

By studying MBBS from abroad, students must pass 10 + 2 exams on a well-known board containing Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as compulsory subjects. Students who complete MBBS can become regular doctors and can start earning INR 5,00,000 – INR 12,00,000 per year.

Popular studies after MBBS specialization on a variety of topics and can pursue MD and MS. If you do not want to stay in NEET, then there are other treatment courses after 12 besides NEET students can choose to study for themselves.

MBBS Admission Process

The MBBS admission process is based solely on admission tests performed by MCI. No student will be eligible for admission unless they appear in the MBBS entry test.

The only MBBS admission test is NEET in India that allows students to get admission to BDS, MBBS, BVSc and UG Ayush Courses.

The MBBS eligibility criteria are set out below,

Qualified Exams Pass 12 Physics, Chemistry Biology from a recognized institution

Minimum Age Requirement is 17 years

Entrance Exam- NEET 

Qualified marks – Unreserved- 50%, OBC / ST / SC – 40%, PwD – 45%

What After MBBS?

After MBBS, students can choose to practice as a doctor and receive INR 7,16,338 per year. They have the option of pursuing a Master of Surgery or Doctorate of Medicine (MD) after MBBS.

  • Master of Surgery: After MBBS, one can choose a Master of Surgery specifically such as Ophthalmology, Gynaecology, Obstetrics and many more.
  • Doctorate of Medicine: MD or Doctor of Medicine is the most commonly followed course for MBBS in particular such as General Medicine, Pathology, Anatomy, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Physiology.
  • During MBBS internships, MBBS students can serve as counselors, doctors, and medical assistants in critical care units, among other things.
  • After completing MBBS courses, students can apply to the Indian Medical Council (MCI) for registration as a doctor.
  • They can also serve as research partners in pharmaceutical companies.
  • In addition, an MBBS graduate has the opportunity to take the Combined Medical Services Examination.