Everything you need to know if you’re looking to pursue MBBS in India
MBBS is one of the most preferred courses by thousands of Medical aspirants across the world. India has a very strong education structure, top medical universities, and highly qualified professors that make it stand among the top countries in the world to study MBBS. Still, Indian Students often look to pursue MBBS abroad because of foreign exposure, less fees, etc. However, it would be advisable that before applying overseas for medical studies one should go through the below process of how to do MBBS in India. Eligibility: To apply for MBBS in India the student should be between 17 to 25 years of age. One has to clear National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) For All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) the required percentage is 60% for general and 45% for SC/ST and OBC categories to get admission. There should be 50% marks for general and 40% for SC/ST/OBC categories with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in 12th grade. Documents: Valid Mark sheet of 10th and 12th grade NEET Scorecard Passport and other ID proofs Valid school transfer certificate, medical certificate, code of conduct certificate, no criminal record certificate, and health checkup certificate Parent's Bank Statement to show if they can pay the fee. Caste Certificate if applying under any caste category – SC/SC/OBC Process: Students looking to pursue MBBS in India need to follow the admission process wherein after completing their 10+2 in Physics, Chemistry, and Science with the required percentage they should appear for NEET. Once they qualify for NEET they have won half of the race and after this, they must appear for counseling after that they can apply to any Medical College of their choice. Duration: The tenure of MBBS in India is 5.5 years out of which 4.5 years is for classroom study and the last year is for Internship. If you want to study further and looking to do a post-graduation in Medical the term is 3 years. Indian Medical Universities are recognized by World Health Organization (WHO), National Medical Commission (NMC), United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) The English language is used as a teaching tool for MBBS in India also In Indian medical universities, many regional languages are spoken that’s the reason the language never becomes a hindrance for Indian Students. India is one of the top medical and educational facilities in the world. Students can have a real-life experience with modern techniques during their internship in India. There is no need of clearing IELTS and TOEFL exams to get admission to Indian Medical Universities. Students can get exposure to learning about diseases that may not exist in a foreign country. Also since it is a populated country the requirements of doctors are more here and they also have an opportunity to specialize further. Indian Govt. Medical universities are not only best for Indians but for international students too who want to pursue MBBS abroad. There is also a provision of reservations for the NRI students and the students of other countries who want to do MBBS in India.