MBBS: Career Scope, Colleges, Recruiters and Pay Scale

A Physicist is defined by Oxford Dictionary as a person qualified to practise medicine, especially one who specializes in diagnosis and medical treatment as distinct from surgery. Being a doctor is a social responsibility and not just a profession. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery- MBBS is not an easy undergrad course to crack and clear. It needs efforts, hard work, dedication and precision.

If you wish to pursue a career in MBBS, below are helpful elements of the course.



Under Graduation Course:  Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Eligibility: Aspirants completed age 17 having passed the required Medical Entrance Exam and STD 12 with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English.

Course Duration: 5 and a 1/2 Years including a Year of Internship (compulsory)

Number of Semesters: 9 Semesters

Post Graduation Course: MD/MS

Eligibility: Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)

Course Duration: 3 Years

Important Subjects

Below are the top most important subjects in the syllabus of MBBS.

  1. Anatomy
  2. Physiology
  3. Biochemistry
  4. Pathology
  5. Microbiology
  6. Pharmacology
  7. Forensic Medicine and Medical Jurisprudence and Toxicology
  8. Community Medicine
  9. Ophthalmology
  10. ENT
  11. Medicine 
  12. Surgery
  13. Obstetrics and Gynecology
  14. Pediatrics

Top Colleges

Below are some of the top MBBS colleges in India. 

  1. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi
  2. Amrita Institute of Medical Science & Research Institute (AIMS), Kochi
  3. Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC), Pune
  4. J. Medical College and Sassoon Hospital, Pune
  5. Bangalore Medical College (BMC), Bangalore
  6. Christian Medical College (CMC), Ludhiana
  7. Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore
  8. Grant Medical College, Mumbai
  9. Institute of Medical Sciences, Varanasi
  10. Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education & Research, Kolkata
  11. JIPMER College, Puducherry
  12. Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal
  13. King George Medical College, CMM Medical University, Lucknow
  14. Lady Hardinge Medical College (LHMC), Delhi
  15. Madras Medical College, Chennai
  16. Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC), Delhi
  17. Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata
  18. MS Ramaiah Medical College, Bangalore
  19. Nil Ratan Sarkar Medical College and Hospital ( NRS ), Kolkata
  20. Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad
  21. Seth G.S. Medical College, Mumbai
  22. Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Chennai
  23. John’s Medical College, Bangalore
  24. Stanley Medical College (SMC), Chennai
  25. University College of Medical Science & Research Centre, new Delhi

Top Job Profiles:

Below are some of the most respected job profiles for MBBS and MD/MS students.

  1. Anaesthetist and Anaesthesiologist
  2. Bacteriologist
  3. Cardiologist
  4. Chief Medical Officers
  5. Chiropodist
  6. Clinical Laboratory Scientist
  7. Dermatologist
  8. Doctor
  9. ENT Specialist
  10. Gastroenterologist
  11. General Practitioner
  12. General Surgeon
  13. Gynaecologist
  14. Hospital Administrator
  15. Medical Admitting Officer
  16. Neurologist
  17. Nutritionist
  18. Obstetrician
  19. Orthopaedist
  20. Paediatrician
  21. Pathologist
  22. Physician
  23. Physiologist
  24. Psychiatrist
  25. Radiologist
  26. Resident Medical Officer
  27. Surgeon

Top Recruitment Areas:

Below mentioned are some of the reputed fields that absorb students of MBBS and MD/MS.

  1. Biomedical Companies
  2. Health Centres
  3. Hospitals
  4. Laboratories
  5. Medical Colleges
  6. Medical Foundations and Trusts
  7. Non-Profit Organization/NGO
  8. Nursing Homes
  9. Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies
  10. Polyclinics
  11. Private Practice
  12. Research Institutes


Know the pay scale offered to MBBS and MD/MS professionals.

MBBS: Rs 450,000+ per annum

MD/MS: Rs 200,000+ (sky is the limit)

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Vinny Ahluwalia

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Miss Vinny Ahluwalia is a versatile professional content writer having worked in the field of entertainment and culinary arts. She is now working with StudMonk as Senior Content Writer and writes about Education. She believes in providing up-to-date information to students preparing for Engineering and Medical entrance examinations in India.
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