Professionals holding MBBS, Degrees are referred to by the title of "Doctor".

Medical Education in India is given an important consideration from an international point of view. The Medical Council of India (MCI) controls medical Education in India. All States and all Universities or Colleges that give medical education is monitored and timely inspected by the Medical Council of India every year.

They allow colleges or universities to grant MBBS provided those colleges are strictly adhering to the standards set by the Medical Council of India.

The MBBS course is of four and a half year's and is followed by one year of Compulsory Rotating Residential Internship. The course is taken in three stages, following a short foundation course which provides basic principles of Communication, Ethics and Problem Based Learning. The first stage is for 12 months and covers the basic sciences of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry. The next stage is for 18 months and includes Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology and Forensic Medicine.

The last stage is for 24 months and covers Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Community Medicine, General Medicine, Pediatrics, Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Obstetrics & Gynecology


To obtain a medical seat candidates should appear for various entrance tests in All India level. An eligible candidate in the State has to be pass 12th class or equivalent with 50% marks in aggregate and pass the All India Entrance Test such as AIIMS Delhi, AIPGE, AIPMT Delhi, AFMC CEE-Kerala. In the state level, one student has to get through Common Entrance Test of concerned states.

Most of the Government Medical Colleges offer admissions only to Indian students on the basis of their performance in a competitive entrance test, However, few Government Medical Colleges have some quota for NRI/Foreign students. The NRI/Foreign students who looking for admission can contact the leading educational consultants in India .

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS Admission in India:

Eligibility criteria for admission in MBBS course in India is strictly based on Rules and Regulations of Medical Council of India (MCI).

The candidate willing to take admission in MBBS course in India must have passed the Class XIIth examination with PCB 50% for general Category & 40% for Backward Category.


The candidates should have completed 17 years of age on or before 31st day of December of the year of admission.