Medical (Doctors) – Career Counselling
MBBS Career Domain :
- Dermatology & Venereology
- Physiology – Living organism and parts
- Obstetrics & Gynecology
- Forensic Medicine & Toxicology
- Ophthalmology – Eye disorders
- Otorhinolaryngology – ENT
- Pharmacology – Study of drug
- Paediatrics – Medical care of Infants, children
- Anesthesiology -perioperative care of patients
- Psychiatry – Mental disorder
Q. What is the full form of MBBS?
A. The full form of MBBS in India is ‘Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery’. However, MBBS is an abbreviation of Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae, which is the term used for this course in Latin.
Q. Is MBBS from a private college worth it?
A. Yes, pursuing MBBS from a private medical college will not affect your career in any way. The only flip side of taking admission to a private medical college is the fees. The tuition fee of a private medical college can be up to 10 times that of a government medical college.
Q. How to know the authenticity of an MBBS course in India?
A. Before taking admission to any medical college, check whether the college is recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Also, check if the college/ university is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and Indian Medical Council (IMC).
Q. Can MBBS doctors do surgery?
A. Yes, an MBBS is a graduate in Surgery, hence, he/ she is licenced to perform surgeries. However, surgery is a complicated procedure and only those who have enough expertise in this discipline opt to perform surgeries after completing MBBS.
Q. Can I do MBBS after 12th?
A. Yes, to join an MBBS course you need to complete 10+2 with Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English. You must also secure a minimum aggregate of 50% in the core subjects (PCB).
Q. Can we join MBBS without NEET?
A. No, to join the MBBS course you need to write the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). Even if you want to opt for a management quota seat, you have to secure the qualifying percentile in NEET.
Q. Which university is best for MBBS in India?
A. There are a lot of good universities for an MBBS course in India, but the best of the lot is AIIMS Delhi. A few other top institutes for the MBBS course are AFMC, CMC (Vellore), Maulana Azad Medical College and Lady Hardinge Medical College.
Q. What is the fees for MBBS in India?
A. Fees for an MBBS degree course varies for the institutes of different categories. Fee in a government college ranges between Rs 10000 – Rs 50000, whereas that of a private medical college, can start from Rs 2,00,000 and can go up to Rs 22,00,000.
Q. What is the total duration of MBBS degree course?
A. To complete the MBBS degree course, you need to complete two stages: 4.5 years of academics and 1 year of internship. Hence, the total duration of an MBBS degree course is 5.5 years.
Q. Can one use “Dr” after completing MBBS?
A. Yes, once you clear the final examination or qualifying examination of MBBS, you need to complete a compulsory rotatory internship of 1 year from a recognised institution/ hospital. On successful completion of the internship, you can officially add “Dr” to your name.
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