MBBS IN BANGLADESH

They follow the pattern & curriculum of the Indian medical colleges which helps the Indian students to clear the MCI screening test with ease. In fact, the highest pass percentage of Indian students in MCI screening test is from Bangladesh.  

About Bangladesh

  • People's Republic of Bangladesh is a country in South Asia.

  • It shares land borders with India and Myanmar (Burma).

  • Bangladesh is the world's eighth-most populous country.

  • Dhaka is its capital and world's 3rd most densely populated city, followed by Chittagong which has the country's largest port.

 

Indo- Bangladesh relationship: 

  • Bangladesh and India are South Asian neighbours.

  • Generally, relations have been very friendly.

  • The two nations were strong allies during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.

  • The historic land boundary agreement was signed on 6 June 2015 which opened a new era in the relations and further stopped all irritants in ties.

  • Bangladesh and the east Indian states of West Bengal and Tripura are Bengali-speaking.

  • During Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's state visit to Bangladesh during June 2015 as many as 22 agreements were signed by two sides.

Climate:

  • Bangladesh has a subtropical monsoon climate characterized by wide seasonal variations in rainfall, high temperatures and humidity.

  • There are three distinct seasons in Bangladesh:

  • a hot, humid summer from March to June;

  • a cool, rainy monsoon season from June to October which supplies most of the country's rainfall

  • a cool, dry winter from October to March.

  • In general, maximum summer temperatures range between 30°C and 40°C.

  • April is the warmest month in most parts of the country.

  • January is the coldest month when the average temperature for most of the country is about 10°C.

History:

  • Modern Bangladesh emerged as an independent nation in 1971 after breaking away and achieving independence from Pakistan in the Bangladesh Liberation War.

  • The country's borders corresponded with the major portion of the ancient and historic region of Bengal in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent, where civilization dates back over four millennia, to the Chalcolithic.

  • The history of the region is closely intertwined with the history of Bengal and the broader history of the Indian subcontinent.

  • Bangladesh's early documented history featured successions of Hindu and Buddhist kingdoms and empires, vying for regional dominance.

  • Islam arrived during the 6th-7th century AD and became dominant gradually since the early 13th century.

 

Economy & Development

  • Bangladesh is a middle power and a major developing nation.

  • It is one of the largest textile exporters in the world.

  • Bangladesh has significantly reduced poverty since it gained independence

People

  • The people of Bangladesh are very friendly.

  • Their helping tendency towards others are quite great and well-known.

  • Though the population is not considered amongst the richest, they are humble and kind towards others.

Language

  • Bangladeshi speaks the official Bangla language and make up 98% of the population. Bangla is similar to Bengali spoken in Indian West Bengal.

 

Political Status and Cooperation

  • After independence, Bangladesh became a secular democracy and a republic within the Commonwealth.

  • Bangladesh is an important promoter of regional connectivity and cooperation.

  • It is also a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, the Developing 8 Countries, the OIC, the Non-Aligned Movement, the Group of 77, and the World Trade Organization.

  • Bangladesh is one of the largest contributors of United Nations peacekeeping forces.

Food:

  • Bangladesh shares its culinary heritage with the neighboring Indian state of West Bengal.

  • In Bangladesh, meat consumption is greater; whereas in Hindu-majority West Bengal, vegetarianism is more prevalent.

  • Their Cuisine is rice-based like south India and the dishes are very similar to that of the Indian Cuisine.

Transportation.

  • Bangladesh capital city Dhaka, Commila & Shyllet is well connected to India via Airways, Railways, Roadways, and Waterways. 

  • The cost of the journey is also very affordable to the Indian students.

M.B.B.S Studies in Bangladesh:

  • Medical education is provided by 29 government and over 60 private medical colleges.

  • All medical colleges are affiliated with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and recognized by W.H.O.

  • The Medical Council of India recognizes all the colleges under the following universities

  1. University of Chittagong.

  2. University of Dhaka.

  3. University of Rajshahi.

  4. University of Science & Technology, Chittagong.

  • The Cost of studying MBBS in Bangladesh is nominal compared with other Countries.

  • The colleges do not have any Hidden Charges.

  • The medium of instruction is English.

  • Indian students can relate their identity with Bangladesh students are they are ethnically similar.

  • The duration of MBBS is 5 years which is followed by a one-year internship which can be pursued in India or in Bangladesh which is recognised by the MCI. 

  • Some of the popular colleges in Bangladesh are

  • Central medical college,

  • Eastern Medical College,

  • Dhaka national,

  • Jahurul Islam Medical College,

  • Holy Family,

  • Enam Medical College and Hospital,

  • Ibn Sina Medical College,

  • Z. H. Sikder Women's Medical College,

  • Kumudini Women's Medical College.

Cost of Study and Stay.

  • Comparatively speaking, the cost of MBBS study in Bangladesh is more affordable to Indian students ranging from 33,000 USD to 45,000 USD including Hostel Fee.

  • The medical colleges allow flexible payment system in multiple instalments. 

  • Excellent hostel facilities with Indian food are available. 

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Advantages of studying MBBS in

Bangladesh over other Countries.

  1. Education Standards: Bangladesh has Top Medical Universities which offer world class education with high quality standards and well experienced staff.

  2. Curriculum: They follow the pattern & curriculum of the Indian medical colleges which helps the Indian students to clear the MCI screening test with ease. In fact, the highest pass percentage of Indian students in MCI screening test is from Bangladesh.  

  3. Direct MBBS: In Philippines candidates need to study Basic Science for 18 months then has to take the National Medical Admission Test (NMAT) and has to score minimum 40 percentile in this examination to get admitted to the medical course in Philippines, but in Bangladesh the student directly gets admitted to the M.B.B.S Course.

  4. Cost: MBBS Fees in Bangladesh is nominal compared with other Countries with No Hidden Charges which will be 30-40 lakh Indian Rupees for the whole course along with food, travel, nominal personal expenses & accommodation.

  5. Highest pass percentage: The passing percentage of Indian graduates from Bangladesh medical colleges are very high in the MCI screening test.

  6. Academically Strong: Bangladesh colleges are academically strong. The students can prepare themselves for various highly competitive exams like USMLE, PLAB, AMC, etc.

  7. Food: Food habits & cuisines in Bangladesh are the same as in India with great availability of fruits and snacks as in India.

  8. Hostels: Well Furnished, Safe & Secure Hostel facility with 24/7 security Guards is provided for the students.

  9. Study Environment: As Bangladesh has no discos, less malls and theatres, the students get to concentrate more on their studies without any distractions and the colleges have strict rules and regulations to monitor & govern the students.

  10. Sports & Events: The universities support sport & cultural activities ensuring the overall development of the students.

  11. Culture: The Culture in Bangladesh is similar to that of India.

  12. Climate: Climatic conditions are moderate and is the same as in India.

  13. Language: Medium of Education is English. Students, Professors, Lectures speak English, Hindi and Bengali.

  14. Travel: Cost is quiet low as compared to China, Philippines or Russia. TO & FRO Flight ticket from Chennai to Dhaka Starts from Rs. 7000.Travel time is also quite short; Kolkata to Dhaka is approx. 1 hour by flight or 8-10 hours By Bus.

  15. Eligibility: The eligibility to study MBBS in Bangladesh is 60 -70% marks in physics, Chemistry, Biology.

  16. All the fees related to the college have to be paid as per the schedule given by the university.

  17. Patient Flow: As Bangladesh is densely populated, there is a huge patient flow in hospitals, due to which the students gain more practical knowledge and skills.

  18. Social Evils: Drinking alcohol and Drug consumption is prohibited in Bangladesh making it very hard for the students to get influenced by these social evils. Alcohol sales is banned throughout the country.

  19. Recognition: Recognized by Medical Council of India, WHO & various Medical Boards around the Globe.

  20. Global Listing: Listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools

Calculation of eligibility Criteria for Indian Students to Study Medicine in Bangladesh for the Session 2020-2021

  • Only Current Year 2020 and Last year 2019 HSC 12th (10+2) Pass-out Students can apply.

  • Student must have passed the qualifying examinations (HSC/ ‘A’ level) or equivalent examination.

  • Class 10 (X) or SSC/ ‘O’ or equivalent examination passed not before 2017

  • Class 12 [XII (10+2)] or HSC/ ‘A’ or equivalent examination passed not before 2019​

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  • Minimum aggregate GPA in SSC or equivalent and HSC or equivalent: 7.00 (eight)

  • Minimum GPA in SSC or equivalent and in HSC or equivalent: 3.00

  • Minimum GP in biology: 3.5

  • For the calculation of GPA against the marks obtained in SSC/ ‘O’ level or equivalent exam, only the top 5 subjects are considered, Therefore, GPA in ‘O’ level = (total marks obtained in top five subjects) ÷ 5.

  • For calculation of GPA against the marks obtained in HSC/ ‘A’ level or 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

  • A maximum gap of only 1 year is allowed from passing 12th exams. That is if you apply for 2020 session, you must pass have passed your Higher secondary in the current year that is 2020 or last year that is 2019. Students who have passed their higher secondary before 2019 are not allowed.

Duly filled in application along with the following documents have to reach Karol Educational consultancy by November of 2020.

  • Copy of passport

  • 10 passport size photographs

  • Class 10 (X) or SSC/ ‘O’ or equivalent examination passed Certificate with mark sheet.

  • Class 12 [XII, (10+2)] or HSC/ ‘A’ or equivalent examination passed Certificate with mark sheet.

  • Migration Certificates if any.

  • Birth Certificate.

  • Transfer Certificate (T.C)

  • All certification works will be Done by Karol Educational Consultancy, except few which will be intimated while the candidate submits all the requisite documents.

  • Successful applicants will require producing all academic certificates and mark-sheets/ transcripts in original during their admission to the college.

  • Equivalency certificate has to be applied from the Bangladesh medical education department, Done by Karol Educational Consultancy.