About MBBS Course

The Bachelor course in Medicine and Surgery (M.B.B.S) qualifies a person to be a medical professional. MBBS medical professional can practice as a physician and surgeon after a post qualification compulsory rotating internship for one year in a hospital or health care institution.

A medical doctor looks after the patients with compassion and care so that they are physically, mentally and socially healthy. Thus a medical professional contributes immensely to keep the community and thereby country healthy.

Career after MBBS

With the advancement in medical science which has become highly specialized, MBBS degree in itself is not adequate all the time and one is required to acquire a postgraduate degree to become a specialist. However, MBBS Doctors find jobs both in the government and private hospitals, nursing homes, as well as other health facilities. All private and public sector organizations in India and abroad also employ doctors. The combined medical services examination conducted by UPSC offers entry into central government departments like Department of Post and Telecommunication and Railways etc. All wings of the armed forces, state & central government hospitals & various state and central health schemes and NGOs recruit doctors. An MBBS graduate can start his/her own private clinic or nursing home.

An MBBS can do post graduation in all Preclinical, Para clinical and clinical subjects studied and practiced during MBBS course and internship. An MBBS doctor can diversify into hospital management by acquiring the post-graduate degree in hospital administration (MHA).One can also do super-specialization in subjects of his/her specialization. Added to the above demand is a rapidly growing demand for quality medical professionals for corporate private hospitals fast emerging as India develops itself as a hub of medical tourism. More and more tourists visiting India are relying on availing treatment for efficient & low cost medical care being offered by Indian corporate hospitals. For non emergency health problems, the time for recuperating & convalescing is pleasurably spent in light & distressing pursuits and this 'medical tourism' is rapidly raising India on the world healthcare map.

The various employment areas for the doctors are listed below :

Hospitals/ Health centers/Nursing home/Polyclinic: The aspirants can work as doctors in various hospitals/healthcentres/nursing homes/polyclinic in government as well as private sector across the country.

Medical Colleges: The candidates after completing M.B.B.S. Can undertake teaching jobs in various medical colleges across the country.

Non-Profit Organizations: Some aspirants like to help others. They can work with some nonprofit organizations.

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Companies: The aspirants can work for research in various pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Private Practice: The doctors can do private practice at home.

Research Institutes: The aspirants can work in various research institutes.

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