MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) is a professional degree in medicine and surgery awarded upon graduation from medical college to pursue a career in medicine. Though, the degree suggests that they are two individual undergraduate degrees; but in practice, they are usually treated as one. MBBS degree is one of the popular careers in India. Though the duration of the course is 5.5 years and rigid quality academics, there is always a heavy demand for the course.
Medical colleges are accredited by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Admission to MBBS course in government colleges is quite tough due to merit rankings. The minimum score requirements for the MBBS course are 50% marks in physics, chemistry, biology and English in the '10+2' examinations. For reserved students (category) the score requirement is 40%. MBBS admissions are not entirely centralised. The government is planning to come up with new medical colleges many districts. It is said that these colleges will add 6,000 more MBBS seats in the country.
Entrance examinations are conducted by the following:
AIIMS Entrance Exams – All India Institute of Medical Science Entrance Exam
JIPMER – Jawaharlal Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research
NEET- National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (For any private as well as public university in India)
|Medical Colleges||Sale of Application||Last Date for Application Submit||Date of Exam||Result|
|NEET - 2018||Dec, 2017||Third Week of January, 2018||6 May, 2018 (Tentative)||First week of June, 2018|
|AIIMS 2018||Jan, 2018||February, 2018||27 May, 2018 (Tentative)||June, 2018|
|JIPMER 2018||Mar, 2018||First Week of May, 2018||1 June, 2018 (Tentative)||June, 2018|