Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is abbreviated as MBBS. It is an undergraduate program that comes under the field of medicine. MBBS course duration is 5½ years. This course follows the semester wise pattern consisting of 9 semesters. The MBBS syllabusis encapsulated with practical experience as well as theoretical studies for 4 and a half years followed by a 1-year compulsory internship in various fields of medicine and surgery.
What is MBBS Full Form?
The full form of the MBBS course is derived from the Latin Language. This is derived into two different branches of Medicine that is Medicinae Baccalaureus and Baccalaureus Chirurgiae. In English, MB stands for Bachelor of Medicine and the second two letters stand for Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS Course Details
|Full Form||Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery|
|Duration||Course Duration of MBBS is 5.5 Years.|
|Age||The upper age limit is 25 years|
|Minimum Percentage||50% in 10+2 from a recognised board|
|Subjects Required||Physics, Chemistry and Biology in 10+2|
|Average Fees Incurred||The average MBBS course fee ranges from INR 70,000 – 21 lakhs per annum|
|Similar Options of Study||BDS, BHMS, BAMS|
|Average Salary Offered||The average MBBS salary in India INR 3.6 lakhs per annum|
|Employment Roles||General Surgeon, Medical Officer, Resident Medical Officer, Anaesthesiologist, Bacteriologist, Physician, Chief Medical Officer etc|
|Placement Opportunities||Government Hospitals, Private Hospitals, Private Practice, In-house Doctors in Schools and other healthcare facilities.|