With the 25 public universities and 50 private universities for medical education, MBBS in Bangladesh is a good choice for Indian students. It is one of the low-cost MBBS programs among foreign countries for Indian citizens.
Students have to clear the eligibility criteria of the government of Bangladesh for MBBS admission in Bangladesh. According to the eligibility criteria of Bangladesh, they choose the best of the students which improve the quality of MBBS in Bangladesh.
The quality of teaching of Bangladeshi Medical Universities reflects by the MCI passing percentage of MBBS in Bangladesh which is quite higher than any other country, i.e. 27-30%.
Apart from the quality, the cost of MBBS in Bangladesh is also a positive point. The fees of MBBS course in universities in Bangladesh is very low as it comes under the SAARC quota admission criteria.
The students who graduate from the best medical universities in Bangladesh are eligible to appear for major tests like the USMLE, PLAB; the screening examination conducted by MCI and can practice in any country across the globe.
Study MBBS in Bangladesh, the country with the highest passing rate for MCI Screening test or FMGE between 2012-14. Between 2015-18 and 2019, Indian students again performed well in FMGE after studying MBBS in Bangladesh. The FMGE passing percentage from Bangladesh was slightly higher than that of the Philippines and way higher than that of China, Russia, Ukraine, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Belarus.
Being a neighbouring country of India, the cost and time for travel get greatly reduced. Studying in Bangladesh is almost similar to studying MBBS in India because of the following reasons:
- Identical Syllabus
- Same authors of books
- Similar Study Pattern
- Study of similar Diseases
- Similar Pattern of Examination
- Similar Duration of MBBS
Study MBBS in Bangladesh
Here is an overview of study MBBS in Bangladesh –
|Medium of Instruction||English for the full course|
|Do I need any other language?||Yes, you will have to learn Bengali as well.|
|Weather conditions||Same as that of Kolkata. There is no winter season. The annual average temperature is 25 °C.|
|MCI approved universities||Yes|
|Type of Universities||Both Government and Private|
|Fee structure||Starting from more than ₹25 lakh. In most of the colleges, 40-50% fee is payable in the 1st year.|
|Eligibility Criteria||MBBS in Bangladesh Eligibility Criteria for Indian students|
|Dominant Religion||Islam – 90%. Hinduism – 9%|
|MBBS Degree Name||MBBS equivalent to MBBS in India|
|Do I need to qualify NEET to study MBBS in Bangladesh?||Yes, qualifying NEET exam is mandatory for admission in any MCI recognised university abroad.|
Most colleges have hostel facility and Indian food facility available which makes Bangladesh the preferred destination for studying MBBS in abroad. This also ensures a greater level of security for the students and assures parents about the safety of their children. The medium of instruction is English which makes it very comfortable for the students.
Reserve your seat today and live your dream of becoming a doctor. Call 8789038455 for more information, admission / to ask your queries and for taking admission for MBBS in Bangladesh. You can get admission from all over India through NEET Admision. You should first check the eligibility for MBBS in Bangladesh.
MBBS in Bangladesh Eligibility
Following is MBBS in Bangladesh Eligibility for Indian students:
- The candidate must have a passport with minimum 6 months left before the date of expiration in order to get a visa for MBBS in Bangladesh.
- The student must be 17 years old or above on or before 31st December of the year in which the student is taking admission.
- A student will not be eligible to get admission for MBBS in Bangladesh if there is a gap of more than 2 years after class 12th or +2.
- If the student applies for admission in the current year, then he/she should have completed class 12th or passed class 12th in the current year or in the previous year. If the board conducts exam in 2018 but issues Passing Certificate in 2019, then also a student is eligible for taking admission.
- The student must have received the Passing Certificate (of class 12) in the current year (2020) or previous year (2019) only. If you fail to meet this criterion, then you will not be eligible to study MBBS in Bangladesh.
- The student must have cleared 10th standard in 2017 or 2018.
- Indian students must have Physics, Chemistry and Biology in class XI and XII.
- The student must have at least more than or equal to 60% aggregate marks in PCB in class 12th. The student must have more than 60% marks in Biology.
- Minimum aggregate GPA in SSC or equivalent & HSC or equivalent should be 8.00.
- Minimum GPA individually in SSC or equivalent & in HSC or equivalent should be 3.5
- Minimum GPA in biology in class 12th must be 3.5
- For calculation of GPA against the marks obtained in SSC or ‘O’ level or an equivalent exam, only the top 5 subjects are considered for calculation of GPA. Therefore, the GPA in ‘O’ level = The total marks obtained in the top 5 subjects ÷ 5.
- For calculation of GPA against the marks obtained in HSC/ ‘A’ level or an equivalent exam, only 3 subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) are considered for calculation of GPA.
- Qualifying Grade in each subject individually is “C”. Therefore, GPA in ‘A’ level = (total marks obtained in three subjects) ÷ 3.
- Also, all students now have to clear NEET exam from 2018 onwards. NEET result is valid for 3 years for MBBS abroad from 2018 onwards.
This is the complete MBBS in Bangladesh Eligibility criteria.
Most students and parents are unaware of the fact that the highest FMGE passing percentage is from MBBS in Bangladesh and the difference between the FMGE pass ratio from Bangladesh and countries such as Kazakhstan, Belarus, Armenia, Russia, Kyrgyzstan is more than 10 per cent points in general.
MBBS from Bangladesh – Higher FMGE (also known as MCI Screening Test) Passing Percentage between 2012-19 than China, Ukraine, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Belarus, Belize, Bulgaria, Latvia, Nepal, Poland, Romania and Tajikistan.
The biggest reason for such a great result after MBBS from Bangladesh is because the education/study pattern of India and Bangladesh is the same. Studying MBBS in Bangladesh is just like studying MBBS in India in the following respects:
- Similar Syllabus
- Same authors of medicine books
- Similar Duration
- Study of Same Diseases as disease pattern is similar
- Similar climate
- Similar Exam Pattern
Benefits of Studying MBBS in Bangladesh (Indian Students)
- In top private & medical colleges of Bangladesh, 25% of seats are reserved for Indian students, hence there are more opportunities for them in Bangladesh.
- If the students belonging to SAARC nation, then the students don’t have to pay any tuition fee for medicine course in Bangladesh, hence they have to pay only for living cost.
- The medium of instruction to study MBBS in Bangladesh is fully english, hence there is no need for any language training.
- Every top medical universities in Bangladesh are recognized by MCI & WHO, which make them globally acknowledged.
- There is a direct admission to MBBS course in Bangladesh without any donation or capitation fees.
- No entrance exam required for MBBS admission in most of medical universities.
- Students get an opportunities to do 1 year internship in some of the best private & government hospitals.
- Practical and training methods are used to improve the skills of the students.
- Affordable tuition fee for studying MBBS in Bangladesh.
MBBS in Bangladesh Fees Structure
Please check the individual college website in case of a mismatch. If there is any mismatch then there is no need to worry as the fees showed on the college’s official will be the amount you would pay as the tuition fee. Please call us in case you have any doubts: 8789038455.
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MBBS in Bangladesh Fees Structure 2020:
|Name of College||University||Year Established||Location||Total Fees(for 5 years US $)||Total Fees(for 5 years ₹)||To be paid in 1st Year||Remaining amount to be paid in 4 years.||Hostel/Fooding Fee||Approx. Budget With Fees + Hostel + Mess|
|Bangladesh Medical College||DU||1986||Dhaka||US $45,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹31,50,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $25,000||US $20,000||US $160/- per month for hostel. Food at actual cost.||₹40 lakh|
|Z. H. Sikder Women’s Medical College||DU||1992||Dhaka||US $40,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹28,00,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $20,000||US $20,000||US $150/- per month for hostel and food.||₹35 lakh|
|Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College||DU||1992||Dhaka||US $40,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹28,00,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $14,000||US $26,000||Food at actual cost.||₹30 lakh|
|Jahurul Islam Medical College||DU||1992||Kishoreganj||US $39,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹27,30,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $16,200||US $22,800||Food at actual cost.||₹30 lakh|
|Enam Medical College & Hospital||DU||2003||Dhaka||US $40,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹28,00,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $20,000||US $20,000||Hostel fee US $ 100 per month.
Food at actual cost.
|Ad-Din Women’s Medical College||DU||2008||Dhaka||US $38,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹26,60,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $20,000||US $18,000||US $150/- per month for AC hostel and food.||₹33 lakh|
|Dhaka National Medical College||DU||1994||Dhaka||US $48,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹33,60,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $30,000||US $18,000 (Rest of the fees payable Every month from 1st month to last )||US $100/- per month for hostel and food.||₹38 lakh|
|North-East Medical College||SUST||1997||Sylhet||US $40,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹28,00,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $17,000||US $23,000||Food at actual cost.||₹30 lakh|
|Green Life Medical Collge||DU||2010||Dhaka||US $40,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹28,00,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $20,000||US $20,000||Hostel fee US $ 100 per month.
Food at actual cost.
|Southern Medical College||CU||2006||Chittagong||US $36,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹25,20,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $18,000||US $18,000||Food at actual cost.||₹27 lakh|
|Sylhet Women’s Medical College||SUST||2005||Sylhet||US $38,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹26,60,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $14,000||US $24,000||Food at actual cost.||₹29 lakh|
|Anwer Khan Modern Medical College||DU||2008||Dhaka||US $44,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹30,80,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $26,000||US $18,000||Food at actual cost.||₹33 lakh|
|Kumudini Women’s Medical College||DU||2000||Tangail, Dhaka||US $44,000 (Including Hostel rent)||₹30,80,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $26,000 (Including Hostel rent)||US $18,000||Food at actual cost.||₹33 lakh|
|Jalalabad Ragib Rabeya Medical College||SUST||1995||Sylhet||US $42,950 (Including hostel rent)||₹30,06,500 (Including hostel rent)||US $16,000||US $26,950||Food at actual cost.||₹32 lakh|
|Universal Medical College||DU||2014||Dhaka||US $38,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹26,60,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $16,000||US $22,000||Hostel & Food extra.||₹33 lakh|
|Central Medical College||CU||2005||Comilla||US $37,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹25,90,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $12,000||US $25,000||Hostel USD 500 per year, Food at actual cost.||₹30 lakh|
|Mainamoti Medical College||CU||2011||Comilla||US $38,000 (Including Hostel rent)||₹26,60,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $12,000||US $26,000||Food at actual cost.||₹29 lakh|
|TMSS Medical College||Rajshahi University||2008||Bogra||US $40,000 (Including hostel rent & food)||₹28,00,000 (Including hostel rent & food)||US $20,000||US $20,000||–||₹28 lakh|
|Dhaka Central International Medical College||DU||2010||Dhaka||US $39,000||₹27,30,000||US $16,000||US $23,000||Food US $ 50 per month.||₹30 lakh|
|Medical College for Women & Hospital||DU||1992||Dhaka||US $40,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹28,00,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $22,000||US $24,000||Hostel & Food US $130/- per month.||₹33.50 lakh|
|Popular Medical College||DU||2010||Dhaka||US $45,000 (Including Hostel fee)||₹31,50,000 (Including Hostel fee)||US $20,000||US $25,000||Food at actual cost.||₹36 lakh|
|International Medical College||DU||2000||Gazipur||US $42,000 (Including Hostel fee)||₹29,40,000||US $20,000||US $22,000||Food at actual cost.||₹33.50 lakh|
|City Medical College||DU||2012||Dhaka||US$ 39,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹27,30,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $16,000||US $23,000||US $50/- per month food.||₹30 lakh|
|Monno Medical College||DU||2011||Manikganj||US $37,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹25,90,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $17,000||US $20,000||Accommodation & Food extra.||₹32 lakh|
|North Bengal Medical College||RU||US $34,000 (Including hostel rent)||₹23,80,000 (Including hostel rent)||US $12,000||US $22,000||Food at actual cost.||₹26 lakh|
|MH Samorita Medical College||DU||2010||Dhaka||US $42,000 (Including Hostel fee)||₹29,40,000||US $17,000||US $25,000||Food at actual cost.||₹31.50 lakh|
|Rangpur Community Medical College||RU||2008||Rangpur||US$ 39,950 (Including hostel rent)||₹27,96,500 (Including hostel rent)||US $14,190||US $25,760||Food at actual cost.||₹30 lakh|
|Uttara Adhunik Medical College||DU||2003||Dhaka||US $44,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹30,80,000||US $20,000||US $24,000||Hostel $120/- per month & Food extra.||₹38 lakh|
|Holy Family Red Cresent Medical College||DU||1998||Dhaka||US $50,250 (Only tuition fee)||₹35,17,500 (Only tuition fee)||US $28,250||US $22,000||Accommodation & Food extra.||₹42 lakh|
|East-West Medical College||DU||2000||Dhaka||US $45,000 (Only tuition fee)||₹31,50,000 (Only tuition fee)||US $20,000||US $25,000||Hostel USD 50 per month, Food at actual cost.||₹36 lakh|
US $ 1 = ₹70 is used for calculation above. Kindly use the current exchange rates for calculation of fees.
- Chittagong University (C.U)
- Dhaka University (D.U)
- Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST)
Attestation of class 10 & 12 marks sheets + pass certificate [if issued] +Admit cards from BANGLADESH HIGH COMMISSION, DELHI
Send the attested documents to college
Then pay for booking amount and seat confirmation
Need to apply for conditional offer letter with the college
After issuance of offer letter, need to apply for Equivalence certificate from DGHS, submit application and attested marks sheets in Bangladesh Deputy High Commission, Kolkata along with 60 $ payment for DGHS approval [need to apply within dead line announced by the authorities]
Equivalency certificate from DGHS Bangladesh will be issued at Bangladesh and the college will issue confirmed admission letter
Make the balance 1st year payment to the college
Then apply for student visa with the following documents
- Class 10 & 12-Admit card, mark sheet & certificate.
- Admission letter & Equivalence Certificate.
- TT copy [college fees transfer].
- Birth certificate
- 2 copies photo.
- Original Passport
Reporting to college dead line will be announced by the college accordingly students should report to the college
Study Pattern for MBBS in Bangladesh
In Bangladesh, the years and course are known as “Phase”. After completing all four phases, students need to go for 1 year of internship in Bangladesh. This internship in Bangladesh is optional for the Indian students.
The study pattern of Bangladeshi medical colleges is similar to Indian medical colleges and MCI. Check out the complete MBBS syllabus in Bangladesh
Syllabus of MBBS in Bangladesh with Study Pattern:
|Phase and year||Subject||Parts||Marks (Written + Oral + Practical + Formative)||Total|
|First Phase (1 and a half year)||Anatomy||180 +150 +150 +20||500|
|Physiology||180 +150 +150 +20||400|
|Biochemistry||180 +150 +150 +20||400|
|Second Phase(1 year)||Community medicine||-Internal medicine
|Third Phase(1 year)||Pharmacology & Therapeutic||90+100+100+10||300|
|Fourth Phase (1 and a half year)||Medicine and Allied Subjects||180+100+100+20+100(clinical)||300|
|Neonatology & family planning|
|Obstetrics and Gynaecology||180+100+100+20+100 (clinical)||500|
What is the SAARC Quota Admission?
- The SAARC Quota Admission criteria state that if a student taking admission in Bangladesh for MBBS contains the SAARC nation’s nationality, then he/she can get admission without paying the tuition fees.
- The cost of living in Bangladesh is very low as compared to other countries.
- The student needs to pay for living costs.
- But the twist is that the student needs to secure 95% in 12th class examination.
Is it Worth to Study MBBS in Bangladesh?
- Quality of infrastructure and education are truly remarkable in comparison to other developing countries.
- All private and government hospitals are completely well-equipped with great infrastructure and modern technology.
- The cost of living in Bangladesh is very low as compared to other countries.
- The medical students are able to attend various international seminars and conferences throughout the course.
- There is a Working opportunities after completing the course of MBBS in Germany.
- Accommodation provided with all necessary facilities by medical universities.
- Safety and security of foreign students is ensured by the campus.
Duration of MBBS (MD) Course in Bangladesh
Course duration of MBBS in Bangladesh is 5 years with clinical & electives.
MBBS course structure in Bangladesh: Semester is divided into 3 phases:
- Pre-clinical phase
- Para-Clinical phase
- Clinical phase
What are the Disadvantages of Studying Medicine Course in Bangladesh?
Though there are not severe disadvantages, it is like a challenge for students. And challenges are meant to be tackled. So following are some demerits while studying MBBS in Bangladesh:
- Students need to learn native languages to diagnose patients.
- Bangladesh is quite similar to Indian culture and weather, so there is not much exploring experience abroad.
- There is no nightlife like parties and pubs.
MBBS in Bangladesh – Is it Safe for Indian Students?
- Bangladesh is totally a dry country, so it is safe for Indian students as no alcohol or any kind of drugs is available in this country.
- Safety and security of foreign students is ensured by the campus and government of Bangladesh.
- Although, the crime rates in Bangladesh against the international students are very low.
After Completing MBBS from Bangladesh
After completing MBBS from Bangladesh, students need to clear the MCI screening test or the screening test of the country where they want to have a career. After clearing the screening test following are the opportunities one can have:
- Do PG in India/abroad
- Practice as a surgeon in the hospital
- Practice in any Government hospital
- Practice as a private surgeon
- Give lectures in medical colleges in India and hospitals as a professor
- Join government health organizations for planning health issues of the country
- Various government jobs as health officers
Hostel Facilities for Indian Students during MBBS in Bangladesh
- The medical universities are fully residential.
- Every student can occupy their vacant seats in hostel.
- Hostels are provided with facilities like dining room, TV, gymnasium, games & many more.
- Whole hostel campus is covered with CCTV cameras & security guards, as safety is first priority for all students.