Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) is one of the recognized professional careers and is among the top career choices made by students in India. MBBS course is necessary for a student to become a professional doctor in allopathic medicine. Individuals while pursuing this course acquire in-depth knowledge about the field of medical science through experimentation, observation, theoretical knowledge and practical exposure.


Candidates who opt for this career must have keen interest in this field and should be able to deliver immediate services to the patients who require their assistance. At the end of the course, candidates must attend 6 months of necessary internship working as a doctor in the medical institute.


Medical Council of India (MCI) is a legislative body which takes the duty of maintaining and establishing high standards of medical education and recognition of medical qualifications in India.

Benefits of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery


  • Medicine is one of the rapidly growing fields since healthcare has become a very important issue in all countries. 
  • The prefix of ‘Doctor’ before ones name commands respect and is an achievemnt in itself.
  • The doctors are respected a lot because of  saving numerous lives with their skills.
  • Doctors get high salaries and can earn lots of income particularly in private practice.
  • After graduation in medicine, there are many postgraduate examinations open for them. Exams for fellowship and membership of qualified institutions such as postgraduate masters degrees, postgraduate doctorate in medicine and membership of the royal college of surgeons are some options for medical graduates.

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Subjects: -


  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology Including Bio-Physics
  • Biochemistry
  • Introduction to Humanities & Community Medicine
  • Forensic Medicine including Toxicology
  • Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Orthopedics
  • Radiotherapy
  • Ophthalmology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Basic Eligibility



For admission in a bachelor’s degree, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate (12th Std.) examination with science subject such as biology, maths and chemistry. The duration of this course is 5 years with compulsory 6 months internship.


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Specializations: -


  • Pediatrics
  • Dermatology
  • Orthopedics
  • Psychiatry
  • Ophthalmology
  • Anesthesiology
  • General Surgery
  • General Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • E.N.T. (Ear, Nose and Throat)

Job Prospects

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is one of the promising and rewarding career options in India. Aspirants who are willing to take up this profession must have proper information in this field. Graduates can seek employment in government and private hospitals. Most of them are placed in medical colleges and research institutes as researchers. They can also work in nursing homes or do private practice in healthcare centers or in clinics.  Private practitioners in this field can earn good remuneration.  There are a lot of job opportunities available in India as well as in abroad.

Some job types: -


  • Physician
  • Physiologist
  • Obstetrician
  • Gynaecologist
  • Bacteriologist
  • General Surgeon
  • E.N.T. Specialist
  • Hospital Administrator
  • Resident Medical Officer
  • Medical Admitting Officer
  • Chief Medical Officer (CMO)
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  • Anaesthetist or Anaesthesiologists

Remuneration: -

Doctors in general earn good salaries both in private and government hospitals. The  initial income of doctors might differ from Rs. 10,000 – Rs. 15,000 every month. Postgraduate students after two years experience in this field can earn around Rs. 1-12 lacs every month. There is no maximum limit to their earnings. One can also work as visiting doctorsin many hospitals and can charge on an  hourly basis. In addition, the rising health insurance market, pharmaco-vigilance, telemedicine sector, pharmaceutical industry and clinical research offer great openings to the young doctors.

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Aarupadai Veedu Medical College and Hospitals

Pondicherry, Pondicherry, India

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Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences and Hospital

Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Acharya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Jammu was established in 1996.The College and the Teaching Hospital are located on the picturesque hill slope above River Tawi about 8 Kms away from the heart of Jammu...

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Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences, Mandya

Mandya, Karnataka, India

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Aditya College of Engineering & Advanced Studies

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Agartala Government Medical College

Agartala, Tripura, India

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Al-Ameen Medical College

Bijapur, Karnataka, India

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Aligarh Muslim University

Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, India

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All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

New Delhi, Delhi, India

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Alltere Education Group

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

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