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MBBS in Bangladesh for Indian Students

Getting an MBBS degree from abroad has its own merits. Among the most popular destinations, MBBS in Bangladesh is becoming a trend among Indian students planning to get an MBBS from abroad. In today’s scenario, MBBS in Bangladesh is undoubtedly the right choice for students as the study pattern is almost similar to that of India. In almost all the colleges, it’s a 5 year course followed by 1 year internship. This is exactly what the NMC gazette has also suggested for students obtaining an MBBS degree from abroad. In addition, the culture, food habits, climate, are almost the same as India so students will feel as if they are studying MBBS from India only.

The best Medical Universities in Bangladesh offer state-of-the-art infrastructure, and highly educated and professional faculties. MBBS in Bangladesh has a syllabus and study pattern that are comparable to the top-quality health education all over the world. The MCI passing ratio is also amongst the highest and the latest FMGE 2020 percentage was 36.70%. The admission process is also very simple and there is no entrance exams for MBBS in Bangladesh.


More than 25 state supported colleges and in excess of 50 private Universities in Bangladesh offer you to study MBBS in Bangladesh. The under graduate MBBS programs in Bangladesh are quite famous Indian students. MBBS degree from Bangladesh is quite a hit among students from India, Nepal and other south Asian countries. MBBS admission in Bangladesh is affordable and the culture, society and way of living is same as that in India. The degrees are recognized by the eminent medical councils globally, for example Medical Council of India (MCI) and World Health Organization (WHO) and various other professional medical bodies across the world.

Advantage of MBBS in Bangladesh
  • Lessons educated by profoundly famous and visiting speakers from USA, UK, and Canada. 
  • Students will take an interest in ordinary classes and symposia held in other European countries. 
  • Guaranteed Visa Assurance to meriting up-and-comers. 
  • English as the mechanism of guidance. 
  • Worldwide acknowledgment of Bangladesh Medical Education
  • Easily moderate charge. 
  • Excellent quality training. 
  • No gift is needed to get affirmation in Bangladesh

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS admission in Bangladesh
Here is the criteria considered for MBBS admission in Bangladesh:
  • We will take you through the simple admission procedure & on behalf of you we will perform every process of admission honestly. You just need to submit all the required documents to us. Students scoring good marks in 10+2 exam will be given an opportunity to obtain scholarship in Bangladesh medical universities.
  • We assure your admission to medical universities in Bangladesh, if you are eligible for below criteria:
  • There should not be a break of more than two years after 10+2
  • The students must have 60% in 12th standard in (PCB).
  • A student who is willing to pursue MBBS from Bangladesh must not be less than 17  or more than 25 years of age to study MBBS in Bangladesh
  • General category students must score a minimum of 60%. For SC/ST category, a minimum percentage of 50% is mandatory
  • Minimum aggregate GPA in SSC & HSC should be as per instruction of government of Bangladesh.
  • The fundamental subjects in 12th grade for both categories must be Physics, Chemistry, and Biology
  • Passing NEET is mandatory

List of documents required for admission in Bangladesh
  • 10th and 12th mark sheets
  • NEET Scorecard
  • School Leaving Certificate
  • A few passport size photos
  • No criminal certificate
  • Medical Fit Certificate
  • Birth certificate
  • Nationality proof
  • Bank statement of the guardian stating their pay capacity for admission in Bangladesh
  • The documents must be attested by the Bangladesh Mission Abroad and the students residing country’s Education Minister
Courses offered by MBBS in Bangladesh 
  • General Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Dentistry
  • Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical
Acknowledgment of Bangladesh Medical Universities 
M.C.I and W.H.O recognized and recognition from Bangladesh medical and Dental council proves that this is the best alternative to study in Bangladesh. Any other medical college would be expensive than any other medical college. MBBS admission in Bangladesh for Indian students is similar to all the medical colleges in India like similar syllabus, similar books, similar study pattern, Duration of study and everything else.
  • Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC)
  • Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Bangladesh
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates 
  • Ministry of Education, Bangladesh
Why MBBS from Bangladesh?
Getting MBBS from Bangladesh is beneficial for all international students specially Indian students. The biggest benefit of getting MBBS education in Bangladesh for Indian students is that the medical universities here have been acknowledged and recommended by the NMC – National Medical Council of India; ECFMG – Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA; FAIMER’s IMED – Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research’s International Medical Education Directory; ACGME – Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; MCC – Medical Council of Canada and WHO – World Health Organization. Students graduating from Bangladesh medical colleges can appear for the USMLE and PMDC tests. Moreover, they can practice in all other countries across the world. 

In recent years, the numbers of Indian students getting admissions in top medical colleges of Bangladesh has been increasing every year. The environment for international students is improving at a fast pace. The present Government of Bangladesh is also working on it and trying to ensure that Bangladesh becomes one of the most preferred destination for foreign medical students. An expected expense of the whole MBBS program alongside educational cost charges, food and hostel costs can be summed in INR 35 to 40 Lacs.

Top Universities to study in Bangladesh
Some of the Top Universities which we recommend to study are: -

Dhaka National Medical College is a private medical college in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which imparts MBBS education to local as well as medical students from abroad. It was founded in 1925 as the Dhaka National Medical Institute which was then situated near Bahadur Shah Park. Dhaka National Medical College was inaugurated in 1994 at the premises of Dhaka National Medical Institute Hospital located in old Dhaka. 

Community Based Medical College, which imparts MBBS education to both local and international students, was established at Mymensingh in 1995. Community health foundation Bangladesh is the permanent campus of Community Based Medical College at Mymensingh in the area of about 4 acres. The Community Based Medical College (CBMC) which is an academic enterprise of Community Health Foundation (CHFB), is a dream come true as well as a real endeavor, to contribute modestly within the gamut of Health and Science the overall national efforts in achieving a self-sustaining quality of life and healthy environment. 

It was established by Jahurul Islam in 1992, and it is the second oldest private medical college in Bangladesh which is located at the village of Bhagalpur, in Bajitpur Upazila of Kishoreganj District. It is the first medical school situated in the rural area of the country which has an area of about 52.62 acres and affiliated with the University of Dhaka as a constituent college. University offers a five-year course of study which leads to a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree and also a year of internship after graduation is compulsory for all graduates. University’s degree is recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. 

In private sector, it is the only state-of-the-art total health care provider of the country and it is a prestigious concern of Popular Group. This college was established in 2010 in the prime location of Dhaka city and attained an enviable status for its outstanding care in preparing the students for their MBBS course. Most of the civic facilities are situated within 5 km. radius of the college and campus of the college is connected by all types of transport with short distance shopping centres and dining areas. College is having well-furnished residential hostel for the students situated near the college with dining hall and provisions for dining in groups. 
Delta Medical College was established almost a decade back and Professor Dr. Syed Mukarram Ali, internationally renowned histopathologist is the founder of the university. The College offers 5-year both MBBS and BDS degrees. The curriculum is at par to what the the requirements has been set by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BM&DC), which is the registering body for doctors in Bangladesh. The Governing Body of the college is comprised of representatives from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Dhaka University and Trustee Board. 
MARKS group is a group of welfare oriented organizations dedicated to humanitarian services. Medical, Nursing and technical institutes are being run under it to help build up well educated Medical, Nursing and technical help and provide better health care facilities to general population. It was first established as MARKS ENT clinic in year 1995 by the founder Chairman of MARKS Group Late Brig. Gen. M Masudur Rahman Khan an eminent ENT- Head & Neck Surgeon of the country. 

Land of the Bengals is a standout amongst the most densely populated nations on the planet, and its people are dominatingly Muslim. As the eastern bit of the historical region of Bengal, the territory once shaped, alongside what is presently the Indian territory of West Bengal, the area of Bengal in British India. With the partition of India in 1947, it turned into the Pakistani region of East Bengal (later renamed East Pakistan), one of five territories of Pakistan, isolated from the other four by 1,100 miles (1,800 km) of Indian region. In 1971 it turned into the free nation of Bangladesh, with its capital at Dhaka.

Language
The primary concern of many international students is the language of the course in the selected foreign country. But you don’t have to worry as in Bangladesh, you’ll feel right at home. The medium of instruction in most Medical Colleges is English which is a massive relief for Indian students.

Cost
Pursuing an MBBS in Bangladesh is cheaper than most of the study abroad destinations due to low medical fee and reduced expenses.

Food
The food in Bangladesh has a similar palate when compared to Indian Cuisine. Also, you can find an Indian restaurant very easily in the country.

Travelling Cost
Being a neighboring country, the cost of travelling to Bangladesh is very low. It will cost you anything between Rs.5000 to Rs.7,000 to buy a plane ticket to Dhaka. Alternatively, you can also travel by bus & train which plies between Kolkata and Dhaka.

Average Temperature of Bangladesh 
April to September, are in the low to mid-90s F (30 C). April is the warmest month in most parts. The range of high temperatures in the winter months, from November to March, is greater than in the summer months. January is the coolest month, with high temperatures averaging in the mid- to upper 70s F (20 C).

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
What is the cost of MBBS in Bangladesh?
MBBS from Bangladesh is cheaper than any Private Medical college in India. The average cost of MBBS study in Bangladesh ranges between ₹25 Lakh to ₹30 Lakh. The total 5-year cost of MBBS is cheaper than most other countries, for Indian students due to low travel costs, affordable accommodation and living. 

Is Bangladesh as a country good for MBBS studies?
Yes, MBBS from Bangladesh is turning to be a trend among Indian students who would like to study MBBS abroad because the course structure is similar to India and according to the NMC structure for MBBS abroad suggested in NMC gazette of 2021.

Can I do MBBS in Bangladesh without NEET?
NEET qualifying score is mandatory to study MBBS in Bangladesh. Without NEET qualifying marks you cannot get admission to a medical college in Bangladesh.

Is MBBS taught in English in Bangladesh?
The medium of instruction for MBBS in Bangladesh is English. Though Bengali is the official language in Bangladesh but there is no need to learn Bengali. Most of the citizens in Bangladesh understand Hindi and English.

What's the course duration of MBBS in Bangladesh?
MBBS course duration is 5 years, followed by a compulsory rotatory internship of one year. The course follows a semester system, each semester consisting of six months.

What is the eligibility criteria for applying for MBBS in Bangladesh?
To be eligible for applying to MBBS in Bangladesh a student must have passed 10+2 Exam from CBSE/ICSE or any other board recognized by Govt of India. You will require a minimum of 50% marks in Physics, chemistry and Biology. In additional you will have to qualify NEET exams.

Will my MBBS Degree be recognized in India and overseas?
Yes. The MBBS degree from Bangladesh is recognized by the NMC in India, WHO and other professional medical bodies worldwide.

Can I practice in India after MBBS from Bangladesh?
Yes, you can practice in India. However, you have to qualify the FMGE exams before you start practicing.

Bangladesh - MCI Result (32) %
S.NoPeriodAppearedPassPass %
1 2012-2014 626 193 30.83 %
2 2015 - 2018 1265 343 27.11 %
3 2019 686 248 36.11 %
4 2020 821 294 35.8 %
 Total 3398 1078  
SOURCE :- natboard.edu.in
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