Doctors are medical professionals who treat patients in hospitals. Physicians diagnose a patient, and prescribes medicines and treatment for disease, while surgeons perform operations. Allopathic medicine is one of the largest and most extensive field of study and research with many different specialties.
MBBS course or Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery is a 5.5 years long undergraduate degree medical course with 4.5 years of core study and 1 year of mandatory internship in various fields of medicine. This course is divided into 9 semesters in which students gain an overview of various MBBS subjects like Anatomy, Pediatrics, Biochemistry, Physiology, Pathology, Anesthesiology, Community Medicine, Surgery and many more.
To secure admission in this course, one must possess a minimum score of 50% or above in 10+2 in the science stream with English as a mandatory subject. Admissions to this course can be obtained on the basis of entrance exams score like NEET and others.
MBBS is one of the reputed and most pursued medical degrees in India. As per the ‘Medical Council of India’, there are 542 colleges offering MBBS courses and the total number of seats available is 79,855.