Career in MBBS: Admission, Scope, Jobs & Salary


Medical Line is quite tough as compared to Engineering Field. A Medical Degree has been never easy.  MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) is the most popular and designated degree of doctors. These are the two bachelor degrees in one domain as the Bachelor of Medicine and the Bachelor of Surgery. This is the tradition of United Kingdom and many universities in various countries are following this tradition.

While in the US, both of the degrees are awarded separately as the M.D (Doctor of Medicine) and D.O (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine). It is the only bachelor degree that makes the students eligible to carry the term “doctor” with their name.

The MBBS is an undergraduate degree programme in medical field. It takes the duration of 5.5 years for the completion of the degree. It is very tough to pursue the MBBS course. This course is now in heavy demand by the students after 12th.

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Through this course, the students are taught all about the human anatomy, human cytology, medicine, chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, drugs formulation & effect and method of surgery.

The Medical Council of India is the only accredited body of medical courses.

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 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

Eligibility & Admission

How to get admission into MBBS programme?

  • To get admission into MBBS programme in India, students have to complete their 10+2 education with Physics, Chemistry & Biology and score minimum 50% marks (40% in the case of reserved category).
  • Student’s age should be between 17 years to 25 years.
  • The given qualification is not enough to get admission into MBBS course, students have to appear for the National Level Examination conducted by the CBSE, New Delhi, i.e. NEET (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test). Students also apply for AIIMS Entrance Exam to get admission into MBBS programme.
  • From the year 2016, the Supreme Court bans the state level or university level examinations for admission into MBBS programme. Now, all the admission into MBBS course through NEET Exam.

Top Universities/Institutions in India offer MBBS Course:

  • All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)
  • Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC)
  • Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER)
  • Christian Medical College (CMC)
  • Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi
  • King George’s Medical University, Lucknow

Career & Jobs

After the completion of the MBBS course, the first question arise in your mind “What after MBBS?”

The medical graduates are entitled to use the term Doctor before his or her name as the prefix “Dr”.

Day by Day, the demand of medical professionals is increasing due to the unfortunate upsurge in diseases and ailments.

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

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.

An MBBS graduate may go for the PG degree programmes leading to the Domain M.D (Doctor of Medicine) or M.S (Master of Surgery) or M.Sc (Medical) etc.

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.

Many Medical Graduates are much in demand to study & research the different areas in Bio-engineering.

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


How much money can you make after you have completed your MBBS?

After completing the MBBS degree, every student wants to know how much they will earn. 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.

There are more job opportunities to work in the US and the UK in medical field with handsome salaries.

Books & Study Materials

Here we have mentioned some most preferred books to study MBBS:

Physiological basis of medical practice by Best and Taylor

Biochemistry for Medical students by D.M.Vasudevan & Shree Kumari

Clinical anatomy for medical students by Richard Snel

Park’s Text book of preventive and social medicine by K.Park

Textbook of medical biochemistry by Mn Chatterjea

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  1. pawan sharma says:

    sir/mam i scored only 100 marks in neet…can i get admission in mbbs or else any medical courses in mumbai/maharashtra…plzz tell sir…kindly inform

    • sanjay says:

      minimum qualifying marks in NEET is 50% that is approx. 131 in neet 2017. So for MBBS/BDS you can try next year. For other medical courses such as BAMS it depends on your NEET rank. GOOd LUCK

  2. Ajay says:

    What cutoff shoulds for mbbs in maharastra

  3. sahil sharma says:

    is there any scholarship program for poor students

  4. samrat adhikary says:

    What is the process to admission?

  5. george says:

    i hv a rank of 47773 and belong to ur category pls suggest where all ani get affordable medical colleges

  6. pankaj malghane says:

    Sir I got 223 marks in meet so I can admission in private or government medical college for mbbs …I am belongs to st category plz reply sir

  7. Arun Gurung says:

    Hello Sir/Mam
    Mere 78% hai 255 marks hai to admission kaise hoga?
    Sir/Mam, meine 2016 me MBBS student list dekhi thi to usme 250 marks student ko management quota seat mili thi.. To mujhe bhi admission chahiye so please tell me all details

  8. MAYANK JAIN says:

    Neet air-74215
    Over all rank 65258
    408 marls
    I am ur catagory student sir please tell me, which college can I get admission under 5 lakh per year fee

  9. Raushan kumar singh says:

    I completed my 12th in 2012. I wants to do MBBS from china. Is this right for future. If right then please suggest me that how I get admission & how I choose the best college. And please suggest me about scholarship plan .

    • sanjay says:

      If you want to practice in INDIA after completing MBBS from CHINA you have to qualify a test conducted by MCI( medical council of india) which is quite tough, please keep that in mind. Qualifying percentage of applicants in MCI exam is very less (approx 25-35%). medical fees in china is far ok than indin private college.

  10. kavya says:

    can i get mbbs i have got 45marks in neet

  11. kavya says:

    i have got 45 marks in mbbs can i eligible for mbbs

  12. shanaya says:

    I got 10 cgpa in class 10 should i opt medical..?

  13. pasha arif says:

    Hi, I have got 321 marks in neet ug 2017 with 86 percentile from open category . AIR 130848 and open category rank 66814 .should I got admission in any of the colleges in maharashtra . And in which college.

  14. santosh khandekar says:

    How many fees required to completion of MBBS for sc categories student???

  15. rakshita mehta says:

    i got 86% in 12th class nd 164 marks in neet so am i eligible for getting admission in mbbs

  16. krishna says:

    sir how many seats are available for pwd category

  17. urvashi says:

    I want to admission in medical college I qualified in neet2017 but rank is not good. I got 3.7 lakh AIR. What should I do? Plz suggest me

  18. Ashish says:

    Should I go for mbbs to russia

    • Pratiksha Shinde Your Name... says:

      India ‘S education is more than that of Russia .
      But if you want to go, so you can 🙂🙂🙂.

  19. Jinil Nath m.v says:

    can i study mbbs . . i have passed +2 science group with pcm(computer science). i wish to study botany & zoology

    is there any university providing mbbs in +2pcm group?

  20. Nitin Chauhan says:

    How much the fee structure of MBBS course in government and private collages

  21. ayushi says:

    Sir please tell me When maharashtra registration form will come out and last date to fil form??Minimum marks to get admission maharashtra gov collages???

  22. ayushi says:

    Sir please tell me When maharashtra registration will come out and last date to fil form??Minimum marks to get in maharashtra gov collages???

  23. Asim Anand says:

    I expect to cross 485 in NEET 2017 IN Bihar through gen category will i get any govt. College

  24. apurv says:

    I gave my NEET this year can u please help me with my MBBS guidance my HSC marks are surely above 50% criteria and i performed really well as per me in NEET can u please help me

  25. Daz Smith says:

    Sir I’m completing my form 5 this year with sciences as my stream and I want to do MBBS,is it possible. please help me Sir

  26. Ajay Dubey says:

    Sir, I’m scored 400 marks in Sc. category how many Chan’s for my addition in any gov. Medical college

  27. tonsil bano says:

    I qwalified neet 7th may 2017 may be I have mark 444 so I find anyone government medial collage in general quota

  28. Jawed says:

    Thank u

  29. Basavraj A Hiremath says:

    i finished my sllc and my aim is to become MBBS( DGO )
    please help and guide me sir.

  30. Basavraj A Hiremath says:

    i finished my sllc and my aim is to become MBBS( DGO )
    please help and guide me.

  31. haris peerzade says:

    I want to also became a mbbs doctor, now i am in SSLC so please guide me

    • nithya raoYour Name... says:

      hi.after your sslc you have to do your plus 1 and 2 with biology,physcis,and chemistry.and get a good score in NEET to get medical seat in best mbbs colleges.

  32. prem says:

    Sir I am complete my 10+2 class with 43% sir how I come in mbbs course please say sir…plz help me

  33. sanaya shaikh says:

    Thank u so much it really helpful for my career


    Sir I am complete my 10+2 class sir how I come this course please say sir

  35. FSROOK says:

    What is the best course in MS

  36. Shashikumar SN says:

    sir I am studying DMLT NOW HOW can I move to MBBS .
    after sslc I came to this course sir please tell me

  37. khushi jain says:

    Mere 12th me 59% bna he to kya me MBBS kr skti hu ! Plz plz helm me

  38. md teg ali says:

    Fee of mbbs which college of bihar state 2017-18

  39. Haroon mohmad says:

    Is it neccessary to do M.D after MBBS to get Govt. Job?

  40. mohd afzal says:

    I am in 11 now with science as my stream n I wanted to be a doctor and I want guidance for course plzzzz reply

  41. eshita roy says:

    To get admitted within top20 collages through neet what is the rank and marks should I securesecure in meet 2017??

  42. narasimha says:

    dear sir excellent info thanq.

  43. Shah Nigar says:

    Thank you …..

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