Bangladesh has become a leading destination for MBBS aspirants from all over the globe. The infrastructure along with the entire education system has undergone a massive change which has allowed the institutions in the country to up their game and finally get global recognition.
For the Indian MBBS students, studying in Bangladesh comes with numerous advantages. Apart from the similar weather conditions and cost of living, Bangladesh shares quite the resemblance with its neighbour.
The Indian students who visit the country to complete their MBBS degree have to meet certain parameters according to the set eligibility criteria by the medical council of Bangladesh. Though individual institutions have their own criteria imposed on the students, there are several general factors that need consideration to apply at all.
For the academic year of 2019-20, the application process is commencing from July 2019. The classes will begin from January 2020.
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The eligibility criteria for 2019-20 academic year as set by the Bangladesh Dental and Medical Council are as follows:
- Applicants must have passed qualifying examinations i.e. Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC)/’A’ level or equivalent examination.
- Secondary School Certificate (SSC)/’O’ level or equivalent examination passed not before 2016.
- HSC/’A’ level or equivalent examination passed not before 2018
- Minimum aggregate GPA in SSC/’O’ level or equivalent and HSC/’A’ level or equivalent: 7.00 (Seven).
- Minimum GPA either in SSC/’O’ levelor equivalent and in HSC/’A’ level or equivalent : 3.00
- Minimum GPA in biology : 3.50
- For calculation of GPA against the marks obtained in SSC/’O’ level or equivalent exam only top 5 subjects are considered. Therefore, GPA in ‘O’ level = (total marks obtained in top five subjects)/5.
- Optional subject shall be considered if GPA is below 5 (five).
- For calculation of GPA against the marks obtained in HSC/’A”’ level or equivalent exam, only 3 subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) are considered. Qualifying grade in each subject individually is “G”. Therefore, GPA in ‘A’ level = (total marki obtained in three subjects)/3.
- As per the new rules of Medical Council of India (MCI), a student applying for MBBS lieu 2018, regardless of domestic or international institution, has to qualify the National Eligibility and Entrance Exam (NEET).
Other than these general parameters, a student is required to possess certain documents, which can be summarized as:
- A valid passport
- A birth certificate
- A bank account (either individual or joined with the parents)