Is MBBS in Bangladesh a good idea for medical students from india?

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According to data released by the Government of India, over 5000 Indian students are studying MBBS and Dentistry courses in Bangladesh. It is nothing new for Indian students to study medicines in foreign countries. It has been noticed an emerging trend among the Indian students aspiring to become doctors prefers to study MBBS in Bangladesh country.

On average a large number of Indian students are taking admission to various medical colleges and institutions to pursue a course in medicines. The easy and simplifies admission procedure is one of the main reasons. The minimum marks to qualify for an MBBS course in Bangladesh are 50% in 10+2 for unreserved and 45% in the case of scheduled caste, scheduled tribe, and other backward classes. Let’s take a glance at why you should enroll for MBBS in Bangladesh. Like Indian, the duration of the MBBS course in Bangladesh is also five years.   

Low-cost medical courses:

Bangladesh offers medical courses at a much lower cost as compared to any other country especially places like China, Russia to name a few. The education provided to students is on par with any other developed countries. On average to study MBBS in Bangladesh a student is required to spend between 20 lakh to 30 lakh which is again much less than other countries.  

Recognition for MBBS degree:

As mentioned above the MBBS curriculum in Bangladesh is at par with any other developed countries in the world. According to a Medical Council of India (MCI) website, Bangladesh medical colleges receive a much better accreditation across most of the western countries that helps the medical professional to get a firm footing against his or her competitors. Studying MBBS in Bangladesh is the best option for those residing in South East Asian countries. The MBBS degree is recognized by MCI.

MBBS received in Bangladesh is valid in the USA:

On completion of your MBBS successfully in Bangladesh, you can enroll for the Post Graduate level (MD and MS) in the United States of America without clearing the MCI exams. The Post Graduate degree will be honoured in India as well as back in the USA. 

Ample opportunity to work and learn:

On average most of the colleges are affiliated to the University of Dhaka and University of Rajshahi. MBBS course is conducted by several medical colleges and a postgraduate institute in Dhaka. The medical student studying in these colleges get ample opportunity to learn practical aspects as each of the medical colleges have proper and independent hospitals attached to them. Apart from that, the students are exposed to various medical case histories that enable them to become better medical professionals.

The person receiving the MBBS degree in Bangladesh is at par with his or her counterpart from any country. The MBBS helps the person to enroll in post-graduate-level courses in the USA. Like all developing countries, Bangladesh needs good medical staff, especially across districts.

After becoming a doctor, the incumbent may also practice in Bangladesh and serve the people. On average a doctor/physician earns around 61,200 BDT per month. However, salaries may vary depending upon experience. Apart from this, the person is entitled to various benefits.