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Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery [MBBS]: Course, Fees, Admission 2023, Duration, Subjects, Abroad, Salary

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery [MBBS] is 5 years and 6 months double degree undergraduate medical program pursued by students who want to become doctors and serve the people. MBBS is a professional degree required to become a doctor, diagnose diseases, prescribe medicine, and conduct surgery. There are 91,927 seats available for MBBS, out of which 48,012 (52%) are Govt seats and 43,915 (48%) are private.

MBBS has been abbreviated from the Latin word Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae. It is a combination of 2 advanced medical undergraduate programs called Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery.   

Check Out: Full Form of Medical Courses

MBBS Admission takes place through the NEET exam. Students must be above 17 years of age and have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology as compulsory subjects in class 12 in order to qualify for the NEET Exam. Colleges start calling students according to their NEET scores. Students need to clear the NEET cut off to take admission to a college. 

See More: MBBS from AIIMS

MBBS Course duration is 5 years of studying 19 medical subjects followed by 6 months of internship. MBBS 1st year subjects include Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Physiology while 2nd-year MBBS subjects consist of 7 subjects. MBBS Syllabus includes core and elective subjects such as pharmacology, anatomy, pathology, community health, medicine, etc. Check: MBBS Abroad

MBBS fees range from INR 5,00,000 to INR 50,00,000 and after successful completion of MBBS candidates have several job opportunities after MBBS. They can practice as a doctor in private and government hospitals, railways, and armed forces. Students can even go for postgraduate medical degrees such as MD Medicine or pursue MBA after MBBS for better career opportunities. 

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MBBS Course Details 

MBBS Full Form Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MBBS Full Form in Latin Medicinae Baccalaureus Baccalaureus Chirurgiae
MBBS Course duration 5 years 6 months
MBBS Admission NEET
MBBS Syllabus 19 subjects
MBBS abroad MBBS in USA, MBBS in UK, MBBS in Russia, MBBS in Canada
Medical Colleges in India AIIMS, PGIMER, CMC Vellore, etc
MBBS Course Fees Govt: INR1628 - 20000
Private: INR 3,00,000 - 56,00,000
MBBS Jobs Doctors
MBBS Full form

MBBS Admission 2023

The MBBS admission process is solely based on entrance exams conducted by MCI. No student would be able to get admission unless he/she appears for the MBBS entrance exam. See: MBBS Admission 

The only MBBS entrance exam is NEET in India which permits students to get admission for BDS, MBBS, BVSc, and UG Ayush Courses. 

MBBS Admission

MBBS: Eligibility Criteria

The MBBS Eligibility criteria have been represented below, 

Particulars Details
NEET Qualifying Exams Passed 12th with Physics, Chemistry Biology from a recognized institute
Minimum Age Requirement for NEET 17 years 
MBBS Entrance exams  NEET 
Qualifying Marks Unreserved - 50%, OBC/ST/SC - 40%, PwD - 45%

MBBS Admission 2023: Year Wise Statistics of MBBS Seats

India has a total of 322 government colleges and over 290 private medical colleges for sessions 2023. Check the year-wise number of MBBS seats available in both the Government as well as Private colleges in India.

Year  Government Colleges MBBS Seats Private Colleges MBBS Seats
2017-18 237 31483 243 36040
2018-19 253 33893 248 36540
2019-20 279 42222 260 38090
2020-21 289 43435 269 39840
2022-23 322 48212 290 43915

MBBS: Entrance Exam

NEET is the most important MBBS Entrance Exam. NEET Full Form is the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test. NEET is conducted in offline mode. Students get admission for MBBS, BDS, AYUSH, and Nursing through NEET. All the government and private medical colleges will offer admission under 15% AIQ and 85% State level quota seats. Top medical colleges like JIPMER, AIIMS, and PGIMER take in students through NEET Exam.

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NEET Exam is a National Eligibility Entrance exam for studying MBBS, BSc Nursing,  BDS, AYUSH, Veterinary, etc. On average 15-16 Lakh students apply for the NEET exam every year. 

Events  Dates 
NEET Application Period March 6, 2023 – April 15, 2023
NEET Exam Admit Card  3 days before the exam 
NEET Exam  May 7, 2023
NEET Results  August/ September 2023
NEET Eligibility

Students must be 18 years of age

Students must pass class 12 with PCB and English with 50%

Indian students and NRI are eligible

NEET Syllabus

NEET Cut-Off 

The NEET Cutoff is released every year for all the candidates who appear for NEET and want to pursue MBBS.

Category NEET 2022 Cut-off Percentile NEET 2022 Cut-off Marks Number of Candidates Qualified
General/ EWS 50 715-117 881402
OBC 40 116-93 74458
SC 40 116-93 26087
ST 40 116-93 10565
General/ EWS- PwD 45 116-105 328
OBC- PWD 40 104-93 160
SC- PwD 40 104-93 56
ST- PwD 40 104-93 13

MBBS Syllabus: Semester Wise

The syllabus of MBBS is spread over 5 years. the first 2 semesters of the MBBS syllabus deal with pre-clinical training and semester 3-5 of the MBBS syllabus deal with para-clinical studies. See: MBBS Syllabus

Semesters Subjects Covered Detailed MBBS Subjects
Semesters 1-2 (Pre-Clinical) Anatomy Microanatomy, Gross anatomy, Embryology and Genetics, and Neuroanatomy
Biochemistry Molecular Biology, Hormones, Biological cell, Metabolic pathways, Cancer and cancer makers, Biomolecules, Enzymes, Food assimilation, and nutrition.
Physiology Respiratory System, Nutrition, Kidney, Nerve–Muscle, General Physiology, Gastrointestinal System, Neurophysiology, Blood, Cardiovascular System, Environmental Physiology, Nutrition, Yoga.
Semesters 3-5 (Para Clinical) Community Medicine Infestations, Ineffective dermatoses, Allergic disorders, Gonococcal and Nongonococcal infections, Allergic disorders, Melanin synthesis, Epidermopoiesis, Pathogenesis, urticaria, Psoriasis, HIV infection, Infective dermatoses, Drug eruptions, Dermatological Emergencies, Vesiculo-bullous diseases, erythema multiforme
Forensic Medicine Toxicology, Forensic Medicine.
Pathology General Pathology, Systemic Pathology, Practical.
Pharmacology General Pharmacology, Cardiovascular system, Autacoids, Hormones, Miscellaneous, Gastrointestinal and respiratory system, Autonomic nervous system & The peripheral nervous system, Central nervous system, Chemotherapy
Microbiology Bacteriology, Microbiology, Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infection, Common Laboratory Methods for Diagnosis of Fungal Infections, Collection of Transport of Samples, Common Tests for Bacterial identification, Microorganisms associated with gastrointestinal infections, Gastrointestinal infections caused by parasites, Bacterial and Viral Genetics, Virology, Mycology, parasitology, Vaccines, Sterilisation and disinfection, Immunodiagnosis, Host-Parasite relationship, Bacterial Staining, and Cultivation
Clinical postings in Wards Clinical postings in Wards are what every MBBS student has to go through. Here students will get exposed to 12 weeks of clinical posting in the field of community medicine.
OPD OPD or Outpatient Department is a part of the hospital that consists of medical and physical facilities. The patients who have not been admitted are cared for here. 
Semesters 6-9 (Clinical) Community Medicine Community Medicine deals with the health system of the overall population of a community. The service provided at Primary Healthcare centers is taught in this subject.
Medicine and allied subjects Clinical Pharmacology, Critical care Medicine, Pain management and palliative care, Poisonings, Water, electrolyte and acid-base imbalance, Specific environmental and occupational hazards, Nutritional and metabolic disorders, Medical Psychiatry, Immune response, and Infections, Cardiovascular system
Obstetrics and Gynaecology Obstetrics, Neonatology and Recent Advances, Gynaecology, Basic Sciences, Contraception.
Pediatrics Growth and development, Immunization, Fluid-Electrolyte, Pediatrics Emergencies, Cardiovascular system, Central Nervous System, Behavioral Problems, Nutrition, Hematology, Gastro-Intestinal Tract, Infectious diseases, Neonatology, Genetics, Respiratory system, Vital statistics, Fluid-Electrolyte, Therapeutics, Genito-Urinary System, Pediatrics Surgical Problems.
Surgery and allied subjects
Clinical postings

MBBS Subjects

Students will study 3 subjects in the first year of the MBBS course. MBBS course contains 7 subjects in the second year and 3 subjects in the third year. The Final Year of the MBBS course contains 6 remaining subjects of the 19 subjects of MBBS.

MBBS 1st Year Subjects
Anatomy Biochemistry
Physiology -
2nd Year MBBS Subjects
Community Medicine Pharmacology
Pathology Microbiology
Forensic Medicine and Toxicology Clinical postings in Wards
3rd Year MBBS Subjects
Community Medicine ENT
Ophthalmology -
Final Year MBBS Subjects
Psychiatry Dermatology and Venereology
Pediatrics Anesthesiology
Orthopedics Obstetrics and Gynecology

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MBBS Books

B. D Chaurasia's Human Anatomy For Upper Limb, Lower Limb, Thorax And Abdomen Head and Neck By Vishram Singh
Clinical Anatomy By Snell Gray's Anatomy For Students By Henry Gray
Textbook of Physiology By A. K. Jain Medical Physiology By Guyton And Hall
Carbs, Proteins, and Fat Metabolism By Satyanarayan Molecular Biology By Vasudevan

Medical Colleges 

Top Indian medical colleges as per NIRF ranking 2022 are mentioned in the table below, along with the average MBBS fees they charge.

See: Top MBBS Colleges in India

Medical Colleges in Karnataka

Karnataka is a large state with 66 colleges providing MBBS courses. The average fees of MBBS in Karnataka range between INR 6 Lakhs to INR 14 Lakhs. Check: Top MBBS Colleges in Karnataka


Medical Colleges in Mumbai

Maharashtra is a big state with one of the best infrastructures in India. It is the richest Indian state. Maharashtra is home to 56 MBBS colleges. Mumbai is the financial capital of India. Mumbai has 6 MBBS Colleges. Check: Top MBBS Colleges in Mumbai

College Name MBBS Fees (INR) Placements
Grant Medical College  Check Fees Check Placement 
Seth GS Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
LTMMC Check Fees Check Placement
KJSMC Check Fees Check Placement
Topiwala National Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
HBT Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
MGM Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
DY Patil University Check Fees Check Placement
Terna Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
MGM University of Health Sciences Check Fees Check Placement

Medical Colleges in Bangalore

Bangalore is the IT hub of India. Bangalore is also home to various medical colleges to support the aspiration of the city. Bangalore is home to 14 MBBS Colleges. There are 66 MBBS Colleges in Karnataka. See: Top Medical Colleges in Bangalore

College Name MBBS Fees (INR) Placements
St. John’s Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
Ramaiah Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
BMCRI, Bangalore Check Fees Check Placement
The Oxford College of Business Management Check Fees Check Placement
DSU, Bangalore Check Fees Check Placement
Garden City University Check Fees Check Placement
IISC, Bangalore Check Fees Check Placement
HKBK Group of Institutions Check Fees Check Placement
MSRUAS, Bangalore Check Fees Check Placement
RR Group of Institutions Check Fees Check Placement
Padmashree Group of Institutions Check Fees Check Placement

Medical Colleges in Kerala

Kerala is known for its medical infrastructure. There are 113 medical colleges in Kerala. Out of them, 34 colleges provide MBBS. Top MBBS colleges in Kerala have fees of around INR 12 Lakhs to INR 18 Lakhs. Check: Top MBBS Colleges in Kerala

Medical Colleges in Chennai

Tamil Nadu has one of the best per capita incomes in the country. Tamil Nadu has 57 MBBS colleges. Chennai is home to 17 MBBS Colleges. Check: Top MBBS Colleges in Chennai

College Name MBBS Fees (INR) Placements
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research Check Fees Check Placement
SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai Check Fees Check Placement
Saveetha Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
Madras Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
Sri Ramachandra Medical College Check Fees Check Placement
Madras Christian College Check Fees Check Placement
Women’s Christian College Check Fees Check Placement
Saveetha Dental College and Hospital Check Fees Check Placement
SBMCH, Chennai Check Fees Check Placement

Medical Colleges in Telangana

 Telangana is home to 40 medical colleges. Telangana is home to many major cities like Hyderabad, Warangal, etc. Hyderabad is the most developed city in the state. There are 24 MBBS Colleges in Telangana. Check: Top Medical Colleges in Telangana 

Medical Colleges in Rajasthan

Rajasthan is one of the largest states in India. Rajasthan is home to 93 medical colleges. Udaipur, Jodhpur, and Jaipur are home to the bulk of medical colleges in India. There are 25 MBBS Colleges in Rajasthan. Check: Top MBBS Colleges in Rajasthan


The MBBS degree is quite costly to pursue, hence candidates must know the fee structure of this program, in the various educational institutes of the country. Check them below.

MBBS Fees in India

Top Medical colleges in India offer MBBS courses between INR 5 - 60 Lakhs annually. Due to very high fees, students either apply for foreign Universities or prefer to study in the top government MBBS colleges in India. Check out some of the best MBBS colleges in India with fees structure:

College/ University Name  MBBS Fees(INR)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences - [AIIMS], New Delhi 1,628
Christian Medical College - [CMC], Vellore 48,330
Banaras Hindu University - [BHU], Varanasi 10,369
Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research - [JIPMER], Pondicherry 4,970
King George's Medical University - [KGMU], Lucknow 54,900
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research, Chennai 22,00,000
St John's Medical College, Bangalore 6,28,170
Aligarh Muslim University - [AMU], Aligarh 53,67,600
Maulana Azad Medical College - [MAMC], New Delhi 4,445
Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi 12,80,000


The All India Institute of Medical Sciences is one of the top-ranking colleges in India to pursue a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery. Candidates have to come through their 10+2 exams, with Biology as an additional subject, and apply through the NEET exam, to get admission here. Check the detailed course fee in the table below. See: MBBS in AIIMS

Particulars Course Fees
Tuition Fees INR 1350
Registration Fees INR 25
Other Fees INR 253
Total Year Wise Fees INR 1,628
Total Fees INR 7,640

Jamia Hamdard MBBS Fees

Jamia Hamdard University in New Delhi is also one of the best educational institutes to pursue the MBBS degree. The duration of this program here lasts for 4 years and 6 months, and the total number of seats available is 100. Check the fee structure for MBBS at Jamia Hamdard University, below. See: MBBS in Jamia Hamdard

Particulars MBBS Fees
Admission Fees INR 25,000
Tuition Fees INR 12,00,000
Registration Fees INR 15,000
Exam Fees INR 15,000
Other Fees INR 25,000
Total Year Wise Fees INR 12.80 Lakhs
Total Fees INR 49.25 lakhs

Sharda University MBBS Fees

Sharda University is also a renowned educational institute with the approval of multiple organizations including NCTE, UGC, MCI, DCI, BCI, COA, and INC. It is a 5 year 6 months program at Sharda University, and candidates have to apply to this college via the NEET exam. 

Particulars MBBS fees
Tuition Fees INR 11,50,000
Total Year Wise Fees INR 11.50 lakhs
Total Fees INR 57.50 lakhs


MAMC or Maulana Azad Medical College, in Delhi, is a good medical college, to pursue the MBBS degree. It is a 5-year program at the MAMC, with a total number of seats available there is 250. Candidates have to come through their 10+2 exams from a recognized educational institute. NEET and AIPMT, conducted by the CBSE, are the entrance exams accepted by this college. The total fee for MBBS at MAMC is INR 15,450.


VMMC or Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, in New Delhi, is renowned for its MBBS course. It was ranked 18th by the NIRF Medical rankings in 2021. The total number of seats available here is 150.

Particulars MBBS Fees
Tuition Fees INR 33,500
Total Year Wise Fees INR 33,500
Total Fees INR 1.68 lakhs


JIPMER or Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, in Pondicherry, is one of the top-ranking medical educational institutes in India. It was Ranked 8, by the NIRF as a medical college in 2022.

Particulars MBBS Fees
Tuition Fees INR 1,400
Other Fees INR 3,570
Total Year Wise Fees INR 4,970
Total Fees INR 32,850

Top Medical Colleges in World

Candidates can pursue their medical or MBBS degrees from foreign universities as well. Many major foreign medical colleges have medical degrees but do not call them MBBS. Abroad colleges will bring much exposure to the candidate, and provide better faculty, infrastructure, and placement opportunities. Check some of the top abroad colleges below, country-wise.

College Name QS World Ranking 2021 MBBS fees
Harvard Medical School 1 INR 3,798,900
University of Oxford 2 INR 36,60,00
Stanford University 3 INR 13,000,000
University of Cambridge 4 INR 60,00,000
Johns Hopkins University 5 INR 4,234,700
Karolinska Institute 6 INR 1,471,170
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 7 INR 1,971,688
Yale University 8 INR 55,00,000
UCL (University College London) 9 INR 2,763,000
Imperial College London 10 INR 3,124,145

Scholarships for MBBS Students

There are numerous scholarships, that aspirants can look for to pursue their Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery degree abroad. Check them in the section below.

Scholarship Name Eligibility for MBBS Scholarships Amount
Nationwide Education and Scholarship Test The scholarship is available to the 1st or 2nd-year students, who have enrolled in either MBBS, BHMS, BDS, or BAMS degree. Candidates clearing their 12h standards with the science stream can also apply. The scholarship is also available to the 3rd and 4th-year students if they apply under the Senior II category. INR 50,000
Bharati Scheme for Education Brahmin families from Andhra Pradesh can apply for this scholarship. Also, the family income of the candidates should not be more than INR 3 lakhs. INR 20,000
Vijayalakshmi R.L. Jalappa Scholarship The candidate should be from the Arya Idiga community and also be a resident of either Bangalore Rural or Urban Chikkaballapura, Kolar, Ramanagara, Mandya, Chamarajanagar, Tumkur, Mysore, Chitradurga, Hassan, Davanagere, and Bellary. The candidate should secure minimum aggregate marks of 60%, and both members of the candidate’s family should have BPL cards. Provides financial assistance to the selected ones.
Vahani Scholarship The student must be a class 12 applicant and must face challenging circumstances.  Entire course fee of the bachelor's program.
HDFC Educational Crisis Scholarship Candidates from classes 6 to 12 from government-aided or private schools or having experienced any unfortunate event in the last 2 years. INR 10,000 to INR 25,000
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MBBS Abroad

Numerous candidates pursue their MBBS degrees from abroad colleges every year. Taking your education from foreign universities will bring the candidates much more exposure and he or she will get a better faculty, better infrastructure as well as good placement opportunities. The eligibility to pursue MBBS abroad varies country-wise. However candidates need to show their mark sheets for class 10 and 12 exams, passport, letters of recommendation, and medical certificate, and also have to submit their English proficiency scores via either IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE.

Why Study MBBS Abroad?

There are various advantages of studying for an MBBS degree from abroad countries.

Every year more than 10,000 students pursue their MBBS degree abroad in 12 different countries.

MBBS in abroad countries generally ranges from 4 to 6 years having a course fee ranging between INR 15 to 60 lakhs. Check out some advantages of studying MBBS in foreign universities in the points below.

  • Direct Admission - One of the biggest advantages of taking the MBBS degree from abroad is having the benefit of direct admission. Once candidates get through the NEET entrance exam in India, there is no other university-based level exam to sit on and get admission to this course. NEET is available in almost all the countries which offer high-quality MBBS education including the USA, UK, Russia, Canada, Ukraine, Georgia, Philippines, China, Poland, Armenia, Kazakhstan, etc.
  • Advanced Faculty - The quality of education candidates can access in abroad colleges is comparatively in higher standards. They use advanced learning techniques, deliver high-quality education to everyone, and they themselves are efficient to do so having all the required skill sets.
  • Great Exposure - Candidates pursuing their MBBS degree abroad will certainly get much more exposure. They will gain more knowledge regarding the subject with the required skills and get the chance to work in renowned affiliated hospitals and perform their clinical rotations for executing their hands-on training.
  • Job Opportunity - There are plenty of job opportunities for those pursuing their MBBS degree from foreign universities. The need for a doctor anywhere in the world never ends, and a highly qualified demand from an abroad college is always in demand. The average salary of an MBBS doctor abroad is approximately INR 10,000,000.

Best country for MBBS

There are various countries that offer top-class education for the MBBS course. Some of the top among them are the USA, the UK, Canada, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, etc. Check out the details about MBBS education in these countries.

MBBS in United Kingdom

The MBBS program in the United Kingdom is termed the MB or Bachelor of Medicine course, having a duration of 5 to 6 years. MBBS in the UK involves the study of topics including surgery, medicine, and obstetrics. Candidates aspiring to pursue their MBBS degree from UK universities must have at least a minimum of 50% in NEET entrance exams. Check Scholarships to Study in UK

MBBS education in the UK is certainly one of the best. Out of 600 medical universities in the world ranked by QS News Ranking in 2022, 45 of them are ranked from this country. The average course fees for pursuing MBBS in the UK range from INR 23 to INR 54 lakhs. The average salary for an MBBS graduate from the UK is INR 20,000,000 per annum.

Some of the top colleges offering the MBBS degree in the UK are the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, King's College London, University College London, Imperial College London, University of Manchester, University of Edinburgh, etc.


MBBS in the USA is primarily a master's level degree in the country, lasting for approximately 4 years. International students aspiring to take their education from this country need to complete a pre-medical or BS degree from the USA. Also, after the completion of this course, candidates need to spend 3 to 5 years of time practicing. Hence subtotalling all these, the total course duration for MBBS in this country ranges from 7 to 9 years.

The tuition fees for MBBS in the USA range from INR 14,00,000 to INR 49,00,000. The average salary for an MBBS graduate from the USA ranges from INR 15,000,000 approx. Some of the top colleges offering MBBS in the USA are Harvard University, Stanford University, Yale University, Columbia University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), John Hopkins University, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), etc.

MBBS in Russia

MBBS in Russia is a six-year long program, where candidates pursue it at their bachelor's level to study General Medicine. There are more than 53 universities in Russia that offer the MBBS course to the students and that too is approved by the MCI (Medical Council of India). All the candidates have to get past their NEET entrance exam to qualify for the course. To be eligible for the MBBS course in Russian universities, candidates need a minimum of 50% aggregate marks in their 12th standards. Also, they need to have a pure science stream with Chemistry and Biology as compulsory disciplines. 

Check: All about MBBS in Russia

The tuition fees for this course in this country range from INR 1.9 to 8.8 lakhs per year. The average salary of an MBBS graduate from Russia is INR 5.8 to INR 7.2 lakhs per annum. Some of the top colleges in Russia offering the MBBS course are Pavlov University, Novosibirsk State University, Pirogov Medical University, First Moscow State Medical University, OMSK State Medical University, Bashkir State Medical University, etc.

University MBBS Fees per year (INR)
Pirogov Medical University 4,63,237
Pavlov University 3,72,604
First Moscow State Medical University 8,86,193
Novosibirsk State University 3,52,463
OMSK State Medical University 2,55,787
Bashkir State Medical University 2,75,928
Kazan State Medical University 4,55,181
Orenburg State Medical University 3,72,604
Ryazan State Medical University 3,51,456
Siberian State Medical University 2,65,858

MBBS in Philippines

College Name MBBS Fees (INR)

 Brokenshire College School of Medicine


 UV Gullas College of Medicine


 Liceo College of Medicine


 Davao Medical School Foundation


 Our Lady of Fatima University


 Cebu Institute of Medicine


 University of Santo Tomas


 Central Philippine University


 Angeles University Foundation


 Manila Central University


MBBS in Germany

Germany has many government colleges that offer high quality education at low cost. Students need to know the German language in order to take the classes. Some public colleges do not take any fees at all. Students need to clear NEET in order to study MBBS in Germany. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München are the best medical colleges in Germany.

MBBS in Canada

Canada also comes on the list of delivering one of the best MBBS education. In this country, it is referred to as a Doctor of Medicine or MD degree which ranges from 3 to 4 years. Though it is an undergraduate course, international students need to hold a bachelor's degree of 3 to 4 years earlier to access the MBBS course here.

There are a total of 17 educational institutes in Canada offering the MBBS course, out of which 6 are accessible by international students. Admission to this course in Canada is generally done from September to November. The average course fees for MBBS in Canada range from INR 14 to INR 55 lakhs.

The average salary of a Canadian MBBS graduate is INR 17 to INR 22 lakhs per annum. Some of the top colleges offering the MBBS course in Canada are McGill University, University of Toronto, Queen’s University, University of Sherbrooke, McMaster University, Memorial University of Newfoundland, etc.

Canada is one of the for MBBS due to many more reasons. According to the Job Banks of Canada, 50,900 new vacancies for general practitioners are supposed to be created along with family physicians between 2019 to 2028. Also, there is a lack of doctors in Canada. The country was ranked 24th among 30 OECD, having just 2.8 doctors per hundred people.

Universities MBBS Fees (INR)
University of Toronto 2,18,06,926
McGill University 1,08,72,776
McMaster University 1,71,10,345
Queen’s University 2,04,97,409
University of Sherbrooke 62,10,536
Memorial University of Newfoundland 71,29,533

MBBS in Georgia

Another country offering top-quality MBBS education is Georgia. Georgia is one of the best for having some renowned medical colleges, known all over the world. Candidates pursuing their MBBS degree from Georgia are sure to learn the subject under a highly good faculty and infrastructure as well.

Candidates need to qualify for the NEET entrance exam to gain permission for admission to Georgia medical colleges. It is necessary to have 50% aggregate marks in 12th standards with PCB subjects being compulsory. Also, there is a 10% relaxation in marks for the reserved category and OBC candidates.

Some of the top colleges offering the MBBS subject in Georgia are Georgian National University (SEU), New Vision University, David Tvildiani Medical University, New Vision University, East European University, Geomedi Medical University, etc.

College Name MBBS Fees
Georgian National University (SEU) INR 3,85,000
David Tvildiani Medical University INR 5,94,000
Tbilisi State Medical University INR 5,94,000
New Vision University INR 4,90,000
Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University INR 2,80,000
East European University INR 3,50,000
Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University INR 2,80,000
Geomedi Medical University INR 2,40,000

What After MBBS?

There are plenty of opportunities for candidates after completing the MBBS degree. Either candidate can start a job with this qualification and earn a significant sum of money, or they can also go for higher studies to enhance their knowledge in this field.

  • Start a Job - Many MBBS graduates looking for a job immediately after completing their course in this field. There are plenty of job opportunities for doctors as the need for them never ends anywhere, anytime, or anyplace. They can work in renowned companies and in top job positions. The average salary of an MBBS doctor in India is INR 6.72 lakhs per year.
  • Pursue Higher Studies - Candidates can also pursue higher studies after completing their MBBS degree. Pursuing higher studies will make the candidate more efficient in the medical field and the demand for a highly qualified doctor is also more. Some of the popular courses candidates can pursue after the MBBS degree are Master of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD), MBA, etc.

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Courses after MBBS

Check out the courses below that candidates can pursue after their MBBS degree is completed.
Course Explanation
MS Course MS or Master of Surgery is a master-level program lasting for 2 years. Here candidates gain knowledge as well as skills regarding surgical pieces of training.
Candidates are only eligible to pursue the MS course only if they have an MBBS degree. The average course fee for the MS course is INR 10,000 to INR 5 lakhs.
The average salary for MS graduates in India is INR 4 to INR 35 lakhs.
MD Course MD or Doctor of Medicine course is the most pursued program after the MBBS degree. Candidates in this course explore the ways of studying, preventing, diagnosing, and treating various adult diseases.
The eligibility for the MD course is having an MBBS degree from a recognized educational institute.
The average course fee for the MD course is INR 1-2 Lac, whereas the average starting salary for MD graduates is INR 3-6 Lac.
MBA Numerous candidates pursue the MBA course after the MBBS degree, to explore knowledge in a variety of fields. It is primarily a 2-year master's level degree where students learn various management skills.
Candidates generally need to get qualified in the entrance exams to get admission to this course. The average salary for course fees for this program is INR 2 to 20 LPA, and the average salary for MBA graduates is INR 8,00,000 – INR 20,00,000.

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MBBS Jobs 

Job Profile Average Salary
Medical Surgeon INR 10 Lakhs per annum
Dietician INR 5 Lakhs per annum
Physician INR 6 Lakhs per annum
Pediatrician INR 5.4 Lakhs per annum
Medical Officer INR 7 Lakhs per annum
Medical Coder INR 4 Lakhs per annum
Job Prospects

MBBS Government Jobs

Candidates after an MBBS degree can pursue various MBBS Govt Jobs in popular sectors such as Indian Railways and the Indian Army.

MBBS Government Jobs in Indian Railways

  • The minimum eligibility criteria to apply for MBBS govt. Jobs in the railways are that candidates must be at least an MBBS graduate. Sometimes postgraduate or MD is required. 
  • The average MBBS salary in the Indian Railways is INR 9,50,000. They might be on a permanent or contract basis. 
  • Candidates often have to take the PPB entrance to secure MBBS govt. jobs in the Railways.

MBBS Government Jobs in Indian Army

Another popular MBBS govt. Jobs are the recruitment of doctors in the Armed forces. The candidates can get recruited as medical officers in the armed forces (Indian Army, Air force, or Navy). The average MBBS salary in India for doctors who serve in the Indian Army is INR 9,70,000 to INR 13,20,000.

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Ques: Can I get admission to an MBBS course without taking the NEET exam?

Ans: No, you can only take admission in other medical courses than MBBS without the NEET exam.

Ques: What are the different specializations in the MBBS course program? 

Ans: Different specializations in the MBBS course are as follows 

Ophthalmology, General Medicine, Orthopaedics, General Surgery, Anaesthesiology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Dermatology, ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat)

Ques: What are the eligibility criteria for applying for an MBBS course Abroad?

Ans: The main requirements for applying for an MBBS abroad degree are:

  • A student should be NEET Qualified
  • A student should have gotten more than 50 % marks in PCB in class 12th
  • A student should be below 30 years of age
  • A student should have a valid passport
  • A student should not have any criminal background

Ques: What are the average fees for pursuing MBBS?

Ans: The average fee for pursuing MBBS is INR 71,000 - INR 21,00,000. 

Ques: What are the career opportunities after completing an MBBS course?

Ans: There are many career opportunities for a candidate after completing an MBBS course. Some of the best professions are Physician, Doctor, Endocrinologist, Gynaecologist

Pathologist, Neurologist, Cardiologist. 

Ques: Is there an age limit to study MBBS abroad?

Ans: There is no age limit from a university abroad perspective. But as NEET qualification is now mandatory for any student to pursue MBBS in India or Abroad, this automatically sets an age bar. NEET can be taken only till age 25 by general category students and at age 30 by non-general category students.

Ques: Could I study MBBS at the age of 26?

Ans: Pursuing MBBS would depend on the category of student. 

The maximum age limit for general category students to sit in the NEET exam is 25 while for other category students it is 30.

Ques: Is MBBS in India valid in the United States of America?

Ans: Yes, MBBS done in India is valid in the USA. Indian Doctors are eligible for The United States Medical Licensing Examination.

Ques: Is doing MBBS from a private college worth it?

Ans: Yes, doing an MBBS from any private or government college doesn't matter. What matters is how you are performing in your medical academic session and your academic results.

Ques: Is it necessary to qualify for the NEET exam for MBBS to get admission in private colleges?

Ans: Yes, it is necessary to qualify for the NEET exam to get admission in private as well as government colleges. NEET exam is the most common Entrance test to get admission to medical colleges. But some private colleges grant admission based on 10+2 results. 

Ques: Which are the popular universities in China to pursue an MBBS course and what are the average tuition fees?

Ans: Some of the best and most popular universities in China are Ningbo University, Jiangsu University, Wuhan University, Southeast University, and Huazhong University of Science & Technology. The average tuition fee for MBBS is INR 20 - 35 Lakhs.

Ques: Which is the best medical college for MBBS in Madhya Pradesh? 

Ans: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College in Indore (M.P) is one of the best medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh to pursue an MBBS course. 

Ques: What are the major Entrance tests for admission to MBBS courses in India?

Ans: The major and popular entrance tests for admission to MBBS courses in India are NEET, JIPMER MBBS Exam, and AIIMS MBBS Exam. However, the NEET is the most important Entrance exam and is accepted by both government and private medical colleges. 

Ques: Can I apply for admission to the MBBS course after completing my 10+2 from the Commerce stream?

Ans: No, one cannot apply for admission to the MBBS course program after completing their 10+2 from the Commerce stream. Aspirants must have to complete their 10+2 from the Science stream to get admission to MBBS.

Ques: Which are the major recruiters of MBBS degree holders?

Ans: The top recruiters of MBBS degree holders are from Hospitals, Medical Research Centres, etc. Some of the top recruiters are Medanta Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare Ltd, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd, Cipla Ltd, etc.

Ques: What are the topics covered in the first & second semesters of the MBBS course?

Ans: Anatomy, Biochemistry, and Physiology are the pre-clinical subjects that are covered during the first & second semesters of the MBBS course.

Ques: What is the average salary of a candidate after completing an MBBS course?

Ans: The average pay scale or salary after an MBBS course depends upon the experience and working skills of a candidate. However, the starting salary can range from INR 2.4 LPA to INR 5.7 LPA and can go up to INR 12.8 LPA to INR 65.4 LPA for senior positions. 

Ques: Can we do MBBS through Distance Education?

Ans: No, there is no college that provides MBBS through Distance Education. MBBS course is a practical-based course program so it is not possible to complete MBBS through Distance Education.

Ques: Is there any reservation for a candidate belonging to SC/ST category to pursue an MBBS course?

Ans: Yes, there is a 7.5% reservation for candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribe (ST) category while for the Scheduled Caste (SC) candidates there are 15% reservations under the All India Scheme.

Ques: How many marks are required by general category students to qualify for the NEET exam to get admission to a good medical college?

Ans: For a candidate belonging to the general category the minimum score required to qualify for the NEET exam is 50 percentile. But to get admission to a good medical college one must secure more than 350 marks in the NEET exam.

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery [MBBS] Fee Structure in India

4.79 K (Minimum Fee)PUBLIC COLLEGES1.80 Cr  (Maximum Fee)
6.94 L (Average Fee)
50.80 K (Minimum Fee)Private COLLEGES1.39 Cr (Maximum Fee)
56.82 L (Average Fee)

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery [MBBS] Fee Structure By state


7.61 L
2.39 LPrivate COLLEGES1.01 Cr
52.63 L


10.14 L
4.29 LPrivate COLLEGES1.29 Cr
76.28 L

Tamil Nadu

10.76 L
73.31 KPrivate COLLEGES1.39 Cr
75.18 L

Uttar Pradesh

6.10 L
45.20 LPrivate COLLEGES1.08 Cr
65.17 L


1.92 L
1.13 LPrivate COLLEGES90.68 L
40.04 L

Delhi NCR

6.34 L
14.65 LPrivate COLLEGES1.08 Cr
61.48 L


13.20 L
12.55 LPrivate COLLEGES79.75 L
40.55 L

Andhra Pradesh

1.90 L
75 KPrivate COLLEGES1.14 Cr
48.72 L


1.57 L
3.30 LPrivate COLLEGES90 L
53.29 L

Madhya Pradesh

3.33 L
29.78 LPrivate COLLEGES90 L
59.15 L


2.46 L
2.40 LPrivate COLLEGES55 L
19.48 L


97.16 K
96.50 KPrivate COLLEGES98 L
67.97 L
11.14 L
56.25 KPrivate COLLEGES36.52 L
19.35 L

West Bengal

1.44 L
51.25 KPrivate COLLEGES8.92 L
6.12 L


12.25 L
70.05 LPrivate COLLEGES90 L
80.03 L


20.40 L
30.63 LPrivate COLLEGES69.94 L
47.44 L


1.62 L
80 LPrivate COLLEGES1.08 Cr
98.63 L


28.53 L
59.93 LPrivate COLLEGES93.13 L
79.54 L


1.64 L
34.34 LPrivate COLLEGES34.34 L
34.34 L
1.28 L
83.50 KPrivate COLLEGES83.50 K
83.50 K

Himachal Pradesh

2.50 L
34.38 LPrivate COLLEGES34.38 L
34.38 L


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