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 also 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 heavy in 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 science in medical field. There are so many colleges and universities from across the countries which are offering the MBBS course.

The most common method for approving candidates is an entrance examination used by colleges and universities. Aspiring students sit for different entrance exams to earn a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery (BMBS or MBBS) degree.

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 2024 (National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test).
  • From the year 2016, the Supreme Court bans the state level or university level examinations for admission into MBBS & BDS courses.
  • Now, all the admission into MBBS course is through NEET Exam.

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Top Medical Entrance Exams

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

For any other related to Career in MBBS, you may leave your queries below.


  1. Dear sir
    I am the student of diploma in medical electronic and my question is when my diploma was completed then i eligible for MBBS degree .

  2. Do i need more courses to become a cardiotheoraric surgeon after mbbs?? And how much percentage is needed in boards for becoming an cardiotheoraric surgeon??

  3. I had got 70% in 10th and 75% in 12th. So can I get into the medical line. And in general cota how many Mark’s are required for NEET. Please explain…

  4. My dream is doctor so i get 120 marks of 700000 rank can i get mbbs seat in karnataka the cut of score is 113-146 so pls guide me

  5. I’m in +2 now I wanna know will the students get salary while studying to stay with the hospital and work there after pursuing mbbs.

  6. As per what Have written in salary column, the salary of mbbs intern which means after mbbs in rs 7500 only in uttar pradesh whereas other states have higher. Thanks

  7. MBBS walo ko kya samjh rakha hai…
    Aise 20k …35k itne kam Salary nhi hoti… minimum 50k salary hoti hai…pehle pata Krlo acchese fir info do…

  8. Sir actually i want to know that if there is any more separated exam after getting mbbs degree for getting job

  9. My query is that I m not sure about my future in medical line as my interest is a lot more in fashion designing. My aim is what ever field I choose I want to earn good amount of money. When I researched I found out that fashion designing will only fetch u good amount of money if u r experienced and medical line ensures u the placement with a good salary. I am really confused about it. Will u please suggest me something so that I could plan for my future?….

  10. Sir, i didn’t join classes in 11 so if i join in 12 ,is it possible to clear Neet? Do classes teach last year portion also? What hardwork I will have to do?

  11. i am a 11 std student studying in cbse school in kerala ,now itself i am starting my preparation for getting in the NEET exam . i if i try hard ,i am sure that i will be able to achieve it.

  12. i am a 11 std student studying in cbse school ,now itself i am starting my preparation for getting in the NEET exam . i if i try hard ,i am sure that i will be able to achieve it.

  13. My aim is to become a m.b.b.s. Dr so I am trying my best to get good rank in aipmt conducted by CBSE and I am continuing my education from wgic has CBSE pattern and English medium

  14. I want to become a Dr but can I get mbbs in my state …considering cbse aipmt…worried of it…what will I do….

  15. Sir,I want to do mbbs and I am Hindi medium student.does mbbs course in Hindi language please give me answer

    1. most of the admissions done by entrance but depends on institutions whether offer courses against heavy donation.

  16. The fee of private medical colleges is between 3-10 lakh per anum. But a good private medical college fee is between 3-4 lakh but they demand for donations too which is between 15-20 lakh. Mbbs is the highest bachelor degree in the world so be conscious while perusing it.

  17. what is the difference between hsc exam dates and cet exam dates means how much time do we get for cet preparation after hsc?

    1. after completion of your MBBS you may get specialization as MD or MS and get any medical institutions as assistant professor with your practice.

  18. plz help me I am confused drop kru ya nhi?
    agr drop nhi kiya toh I will go for BAMS
    nd agr drop kiya toh I wud prepare for MBBS entrance

    1. Is there any guarantee that you will get the MBBS next year? if it is then drop otherwise go for BAMS.

  19. I want to know that I complete my 12th from delhi but belonging from punjab is I am eligible for getting seat in ppmt.

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