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All You Need To Know About Career In MBBS

All You Need To Know About Career In MBBS
July 04
11:57 2019

Career in MBBS & higher studies is very rewarding for the students, those interested in science and dealing with treating sick peoples.

An MBBS degree is the undergraduate course for aspirants who want to fulfill their dream of becoming a doctor. Compared to Engineering Field, Medical Line is quite difficult. A degree in medicine has never been easy. The most common and designated degree of doctors is the MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). These are the two bachelor degrees in one field as the Medicine Bachelor and the Surgery Bachelor. The MBBS is a medical-related undergraduate program. It takes 5.5 years to complete the degree, including one year of rotational internship in hospitals, health centres and health camps arranged by Non-Profit Organizations (NGOs). A person holding the MBBS degree becomes a certified medical practitioner.

Pursuing the MBBS course is very difficult. After the 12th, this course is now in high demand from the students.Students are trained all about human anatomy, human cytology, medicine, chemistry, pharmaceutical, chemistry, drug formulation & impact, and surgical technique through this course.The career specialisations for MBBS students are Nephrology, Cardiology, Gynecology, Anesthesiology, Organ Transplant, Endocrine, and General Surgery etc.

Eligibility for MBBS Degree
  • Candidates must have passed Class 10+2/higher Secondary/Pre-University qualifying examination with Science subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Zoology/Botany. They also must have studied English as a main subject for their qualifying examination.
  • Moreover, candidates also need to fulfil the age limit criteria i.e. they must have completed 17 years of age at the time of admissions.
  • There are additional eligibility conditions as mentioned by the regulatory authorities for MBBS i.e. Medical Council of India (MCI).
Subjects in MBBS

In MBBS course curriculum, aspiring doctors not only learn about everything in and around Medical and Health care Industry, but they also learn the ethical practices, get to intern with hospitals and volunteering projects. Check table below for subjects in MBBS course-

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Syllabus
Anatomy Dermatology & Venereology
Biochemistry Medicine
Physiology Obstetrics & Gynecology
Forensic Medicine & Toxicology Ophthalmology
Microbiology Orthopaedics
Pathology Otorhinolaryngology
Pharmacology Paediatrics
Anesthesiology Psychiatry
Community Medicine Surgery
Course & Duration
  • The MBBS is a 5.5 year (4.5 years academic education + 1 year mandatory internship) UG degree programme leading to the two degrees as Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.
  • The MBBS is one of the most sought courses after 12th science in medical field. There are so many colleges and universities from across the countries which are offering the MBBS course.
  • The students, who have cleared the 10+2 examination and they had the Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 12th stream, may go for the MBBS degree course.
  • The MBBS is the only course in India to become a medical doctor. The MBBS course contains the basic subjects like physiology, biochemistry, microbiology, anatomy, pharmacology and pathology.
  • It is the course with hands on training with five years long. The students interact with the patient and get the practical knowledge of diseases.

The skills required to make a career in MBBS:

  • Ability to work with a team
  • Deep interest in being a helping professional
  • Good Stamina
  • Responsible Attitude
  • Patience and Compassion
  • Constant updating of skills and knowledge
  • Mental alertness at all times
Career & Jobs

After completing the MBBS course, the first question arises in your mind, “What after MBBS?”

For the better prospect of your career you should have some skills like deep knowledge in the field, good diagnosing ability, responsibility, self-confidence, caring nature, counseling skill and good communication so as to interact with your patients.

There are good job and career opportunities for the students after getting the degree in medical as a doctor. It is the professional field with 100% job placement. No one in the country, who has the MBBS degree and has no job.

After completing the MBBS degree successfully, there are two options for the students: either start their own venture or go for a job in the medical field. Students can also go for the government jobs as a doctor or join a private health firm. There are good future scopes in the field of medical.

You may be hired by the medical college, hospitals, nursing home, health corporations, health ministry, medical health society, back office medical consultancy and pharmaceutical industries. You can also work as physician, prescribes medicines & treatment for disease, research while surgeons perform operations.

The job profiles of the MBBS may be the following:
  • Junior doctors
  • Doctors
  • Physician
  • Junior Surgeons
  • Medical Professor or Lecturer
  • Researcher
  • Scientist
Some Employment Areas are given here:
  • Hospitals
  • Laboratories
  • Biomedical Companies
  • Nursing Homes
  • Medical Colleges
  • Health Centres
  • Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies

The salary of the MBBS degree holder is depends upon how much knowledge & experience you have. The initial salary of a medical graduate doctor may be the Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 35,000 per month. After getting the experience and good hands on in this field, the candidate may get the handsome salary as 8 to 10 lakh per annum.

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  1. patel chirag bhai
    patel chirag bhai August 22, 17:50

    thanks for artical, help me lot

    also see career in microbiology

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