Study MBBS in Bangladesh is similar to Study MBBS in India with respect to (syllabus, study pattern, Study duration, Similar medicine and Similar Diseases), Culture, dress code and Food habits same as India.
Bangladesh has thirty Government medical colleges, six semi-private medical colleges and fifty seven private medical colleges. Around seventy five seats in Government medical colleges are reserved for international students. In addition, twenty to twenty five percent seats in private medical colleges are earmarked for international students.
More importantly, the medical degrees obtained from Bangladesh are recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI). Furthermore, in all major Medical Colleges of Bangladesh, hostel facilities are available for international students. Generally people have friendly disposition towards the Indians.
Medium of instruction
The mode of study is English, same Syllabus, same Indian books followed by students, Degrees and Medical Study Pattern are also same as India.
Eligibility and other procedures
• A medical aspirant in Bangladesh must not have a gap of more than two years after completion of X+II examination.
• Eligibility to take admission in private Bangladesh Medical College must have 60% in 12th HSC
• The mark-sheets of Class X and Class XII, Admit Cards, Birth Certificates duly attested by the Ministry of HRD (of the country of the student) are required to be sent to the Director, Medical Education under the Ministry of Health of Government of Bangladesh.
• The admission procedure for international students in MBBS programmes of Bangladesh is completed before January and the classes in the medical colleges commence by the first week of January.
Cost of living & Climatic condition in Bangladesh
The cost of living in Bangladesh is similar to that in India. The current conversion rate of one Indian Rupee is 1.18 Bangladeshi Taka. The expenditure for medical education in Bangladesh is one of the cheapest in the world. The fees and other requirements in Government medical colleges are very low, like Government medical colleges in India. So, a comfortable life in terms of cost of living is assured in Bangladesh for Indian students.
Bangladesh has a sub-tropical 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-November and a cool winter from November to February. Indian students, especially students from eastern and north-eastern part of India will not face any problem in adjusting the climatic conditions of Bangladesh.
Indian students, who are planning to pursue medical education abroad, can explore the opportunities being provided by Bangladesh in the field of medical education. Most of the Indian students would find it beneficial in terms of standard of education, cost of education, language of communication and other related factors.
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