Medical Education in Bangladesh

Why Medical Education in Bangladesh is Gaining Popularity

 15/07/2020  Bangladesh

A large range of international students apply to prime medical universities in Bangladesh per year. When it comes to Indian students, it is the nearest, cheapest, culturally same and safest destination for Indian MBBS students.

For students from countries like India, Nepal, etc., Bangladesh has become a hot destination. The medical universities in Bangladesh are approved and recognized by the NMC, WHO, ECFMG – Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA, FAIMER’s IMED, ACGME, MCC – Medical Council of Canada, etc.

Presently, there are 83 medical colleges in Bangladesh, out of which 29 are public and the rest are private medical colleges.

NMC Approved Colleges for Medical Education in Bangladesh:

  • Ad-din women’s Medical College, Dhaka
  • Anwer khan Modern Medical College, Dhaka
  • Ashian Medical College, Dhaka.
  • Bangladesh Medical College, Dhaka.
  • BGC Trust Medical College, Chittagong.
  • Central Medical College, Comilla.
  • Christian Hospital, Bogra.
  • These medical colleges offer the following MBBS programs in Bangladesh:

  • Bachelor of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS)
  • The standard, quality and pattern of medical education in Bangladesh are more or less similar to Indian medical education and can be much better than so called developed countries like China, Russia, Philippines and Ukraine. India and Bangladesh form of medical education have greater emphasis on clinical base.

    Eligibility for Medical Education in Bangladesh:

  • The applicant has to be the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • The students must complete 12th with Physics, Chemistry, and Biology from recognized board or school. The minimum scoring percentage should be above 60 % in all the major subjects.
  • The applicants must have qualified the NEET exam
  • Duration of Study MBBS in Bangladesh:

    The MBBS in Bangladesh are comprised of 5 years and are followed by compulsory rotatory internship of one year which can be do in your own country, subject to concerned country’s medical council. The MBBS programs follow semester pattern and each semester consists of six months. The MBBS course in Bangladesh is divided in to three parts:

  • Pre-Clinical
  • Para-Clinical
  • Clinical Phase
  • MBBS fees in Bangladesh for Indian students are very affordable. MBBS fees for top medical colleges or universities in Bangladesh is between 40-45 lakhs including accommodation and food. These fees can vary depending on the college you study in Bangladesh. . All the medical universities of Bangladesh have Indian mess in their hostels that offers healthy, tasty and nutritive veg and non-veg Indian food to all or any the scholars at pocket-friendly budgets.

    Saraswati has been representing premier universities in the South Asian region since 2004. The company was formed in the year 2000 and currently is the India office for 6 universities in Bangladesh. Great care is always taken to ensure that the colleges partnered with it are enlisted with theNational Medical Commission and with the World Health Organization and International Medical Education Directory Faimer.