FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) for MBBS in Bangladesh

By: Career Marg Team | on February 25, 2022

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1. How to get admission in Bangladesh Medical Colleges?

Ans: If you are looking for direct admission in Private Medical Colleges of Bangladesh, CareerMarg – Online Admission Portal is the right place for where you can book your seat online by following simple steps.

2. What is the eligibility Criteria to Study MBBS in Bangladesh of Session 2020?

Ans: The eligibility criteria for session 2020 are as follows: Class 12th Passing year should be 2020 or 2019 only. With 60% or more in Biology. Class 10th and 12th minimum GPA 7, To study in Bangladesh you have to meet the MCI eligibility which is 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology average and pass in English in Class 12 and minimum 17 years of age on December 31 of the year of Admission. 10th Passing year should be 2017/2018. Also, the University in Bangladesh may have a HIGHER cut off than specified by MCI. So read the requirement of the University in addition to the MCI requirement. 

3. What is the MCI Screening Test? How many times can I give a Screening Test?

Ans: After you finish MBBS overseas & come back to India – you have to give a competency test popularly known as the MCI Screening Test. The official name is FMGE or Foreign Medical Graduate Examination conducted by the National Board of Examination or NBE. The MCI does not conduct the test. If you fail the test then there is NO LIMIT on the number of attempts in the MCI test. If you have studied properly in your college then you will pass the MCI test.

4. Will my Degree be recognized in India and overseas?

Ans: Yes. The degree is recognized by the MCI in India and by most Governments overseas. Each country has a process for recognizing a foreign medical degree. You have to follow that process. Usually, each country needs you to give a competency examination such as the USMLE for the USA. So you have to find out the process in each country and comply with it.

5. Where can I do my internship?

Ans: You can do your internship in India or Bangladesh. Read the rules of the University. Some allow you do to do 6th year in India for free. Some have a charge. Some do not allow 6th year in India and need you to do it in Bangladesh only.

6. What is the Mode of Payment and in what currency?

Ans: Fees in India for visas etc are payable in India in Indian Rupees. Fees for the University is payable in US$ or the Bangladesh currency in the College account only.
You can take money to Bangladesh in the form of US $. You can legally carry 3000 $ in cash and 20000 $ in traveller's cheques. Take a receipt for the Cash you are carrying for the customs authorities. You can transfer some fees to the University by way of a Bank or SWIFT transfer. Read the relevant advice.

7. What is the Total Expense including hostel and food?

Ans: For Hostel structure – refer to the fee structure of each institute.

8. What is the mode of travel, cost and time of travel?

Ans: By Air/Train/Bus from India to Bangladesh. Most major cities of India are connected to Bangladesh by air. The time take for travel is usually within one day – dependent on the planning.

Airtime: From to Bangladesh City

  • 40 min From Kolkata (Calcutta) to Dhaka Fare Starting from Rs 3200* (Spice Airlines)
  • 55 min From Kolkata (Calcutta) to Chittagong Fare Starting from Rs 5,800* (Regent Airlines)
  • 2h 10m ( Non-Stop ) Delhi to Dhaka Starting Fare Rs 5,035*
  • 5:40 hr (With one Stop)
  • 6:45 hr (With one Stop) Chennai to Dhaka Starting Fare Rs.5,994*
  • 4:45 hr (With one Stop) Patna to Dhaka Starting Fare Rs.3,994*
    Note: The flight fare depends on airlines from time to time vary.

Train: Kolkata to Bangladesh
Bandhan Express Every Thursday 7:10 AM Kolkata to Khulna (13129 Travel Time: 4h 49m 2 halts Distance: 172 km)
Maitree Express Every Week Tuesday, Friday 7:10 AM – Kolkata to Dhaka (13109 Travel Time: 8h 25m 2 halts Distance: 393 km )

9. What is the course duration in Bangladesh?

Ans: Duration is 6 years. 5 years is academic and one year is an internship.

10. What about food in Bangladesh?

Ans: All Colleges in Bangladesh have canteens where reasonably priced food is available. All Hostels usually have a system where you can cook your food. So both choices are available to the Student.

11. What is the dress code in Bangladesh for the MBBS course?

Ans: There is no dress code. But you have to buy white aprons etc for some classes.

12. Is MBBS in Bangladesh expensive?

Ans: No. Bangladesh is cheaper than Private Medical Colleges in India.

13. How many times can I come home in a year?

Ans: There are two vacations in summer and winter. So you can come back twice a year if you want to come.

14. How is the Weather and Temperature in Bangladesh?

Ans: As in East India.

15. Do I have to learn Bengali?

Ans: Yes. Don’t worry about it. Medical Education will be taught in English Language and local citizens are experts in Hindi also.

16. How do I get my visa?

Ans: CareerMarg will process your visa for you through embassy rules.

17. How do parents/guardians get VISA?

Ans: CareerMarg also arranges parents' VISA with no extra charges during admission time.

18. How to Get a Loan for Education in Bangladesh?

Ans: You can apply for a Bank loan. Under RBI guidelines Banks can give up to 20 lac for education overseas. Banks look at parent income, security and mark sheet before granting the loan.

19. Can I work while I am a student in Bangladesh?

Ans: No. You cannot. You are on a student visa. And if you study then you have no time to work. So do not plan to work on a student visa.

20. Can I get a job when I come back to India in the Private or Government Sector?

Ans: Yes. You can get a job in India in the private and Govt. sector on return to India after clearing the MCI process.

21. Can I do PG – MD or MS in Bangladesh or India after my MBBS?

Ans: Yes you can do PG in Bangladesh after MBBS. You can do PG also in India after MBBS and after MCI registration in India.

22. How many Indians are studying there?

Ans: There are over 500 Indians studying MBBS in Bangladesh. Each year about 200 to 400 Indian students go to Bangladesh for MBBS.

23. Is NEET exam Compulsory to get admission to Bangladesh Medical College?

Ans: Yes

24. Is there any Andhra Pradesh or Telangana Students studying MBBS in Bangladesh?

Ans: Yes, Careermarg joined many students from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. 

25. Is there Bangladesh Medical Colleges Authorized Consultancy or Agency in India?

Yes, CareerMarg Private Limited is an authorized representative of various Medical Colleges of Bangladesh.

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