MBBS in India is a medical education program known as Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. It is one of the reputable programs in healthcare across the world for ages. Having its reputation, MBBS is the most challenging educational program in the medical field. The aim of the MBBS is to deliver medical aspirant’s academic understanding of various subjects such as human anatomy, chemistry, medicine, pharmaceutical preparations and functions, pharmaceutical experience, and surgical methods through practical experience. In India, MBBS is the most popular course, and over 15+ Lac students participate in MBBS admission and compete every year. However, the medical seats are limited in India, and students face fierce competition to get access.
Before coming to the MBBS admission process in India, it is essential to know all about the MBBS course duration. The course duration of MBBS in India is almost 5½ years having one year of rotation internship. It is mandatory to complete the internship until student will not awarded as medical professional. The MBBS academic program lasts 4½ years and has a total of 9 semesters. NMC (National Medical Commission) is the only MBBS course certification body in India. The national Medical Commission is responsible for organizing/modifying MBBS courses in India.
After the NEET 2021 exam date is announced, India's MBBS admission will begin for the 2021 academic session. The admission process of MBBS is completely based on the entrance exam, and it is not possible to directly enter the MBBS course without the entrance exam results. Therefore, MBBS aspirants must pass the MBBS entrance exam to ensure admission.
To get admission in MBBS or do any of the courses such as BDS, BVSc, UG AYUSH the medical aspirants need to appear in the NEET Exam. NEET is also known as National Eligibility cum Entrance Test conducted by NTA (National Testing Agency) for medical undergraduate program MBBS. To get admission in any private and government medical universities in India, a student must have a valid NEET Score. Apart from that deemed medical universities also demands NEET score for admissions. Top medical institutes in India such as AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences) and JIPMER (Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research) do not consider the NEET score for admission. To get admission in such universities and institutions, medical aspirants appear in the separate medical exams conducted by these institutions.
NEET 2021 is officially announced in the last week of January. Due to having COVID-19 pandemic situation, there have been a lot of delays, and uncertainty related to academic calendar has increased, which may affect the NEET 2021 date. In addition, since the CBSE has reduced the XII courses by 30%, the NEET syllabus may also change. The Minister of Education also instructed the NTA to assess the current situation and present a revamped NEET syllabus.
Once the NEET is cleared, the respective admission agencies will schedule centralized admission process for MBBS admission. The Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) will conduct the admission process of MBBS courses through NEET. Students who clear the entrance exam and include in the merit list are eligible to participate in the counselling process.
The National Medical Commission launch an MBBS course syllabus, which is scheduled to take effect in the 2020-21 academic year. NMC outlines the syllabus of each undergraduate medical course, the MBBS.Pre –Clinical (Include 1st and 2nd semester)