MBBS is an undergraduate degree or first professional degree in the field of medical science. The goal of MBBS courses is to train students in the field of medicine. On completion of MBBS, a person becomes eligible to prescribe medicines to patients after diagnosing them.
Courses in Medicine and Duration of those courses
Generally, students can do specialization in core medical courses after passing 10+2 class. Here is a list of courses that students can choose to pursue a medical degree in order to build their stellar career:
After completing the undergraduate course in medicine, a student aspiring to get a medical degree gets the illustrious title of ‘MBBS Doctor’. MBBS is the short form of Bachelor of Medicine. The duration of MBBS course is 5 years which includes 6 months of training to complete the degree programme.
Post graduation in the field of medicine is known as MD (Doctor of Medicine). It is a super-specialization in the field of medicine and the duration of this course is 3 years.
After obtaining an MD degree, students can continue with higher studies to become a DM. DM degree is equivalent to PhD degree. The duration of doctoral course is 3-4 years. This duration also depends on the time taken to complete the thesis as per the university guidelines.
How to get admission in medical colleges?
To get admission in a medical college, it takes a lot of hard work and determination. For this profession, you should not only have professional commitment but also have the zeal to save the life of a patient. Therefore, you must follow the admission process completely to get this degree. Now let us discuss the eligibility criteria and entrance exams required to take admission in medical courses.
This undergraduate course is known as MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). Students studying Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2 class who have secured at least 55% marks in class 12th can apply for the entrance exam to take admission in MBBS course.
To get MD (Doctor of Medicine) degree, the student must have MBBS degree and internship experience.
DM : This is a doctoral degree that many universities in the US offer to successful students. This degree is equivalent to Ph.D. Doctors who have MD degree can do this course.