The medical colleges in Bangladesh are approved by the MCI – Medical Council of India; ECFMG – Education Council for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA; FAIMER’s IMED – Foundation for Advance- ment of International Medical Education and Research’s International Medical Education Directory; ACGME – Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education; MCC – Medical Council of Canada and WHO – World Health Organization. This helps the students who graduate from medical colleges in Bangladesh to be eligible to appear for major tests like the USMLE, PLAB and also the screening examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations, India, under the observation of Medical Council Of India (MCI) and practice in all countries across the globe. The infrastructure and quality of education is very good. Students are provided with high quality accommodation at much cheaper rates.
It is compulsory to qualify NEET to study MBBS in Bangladesh for Indian students.
The most important attraction to study MBBS in Bangladesh is the reasonable Bangladesh Medical College Tuition Fees. While there is a Reservation of 22 students in Government Medical colleges for MBBS in Bangladesh for Indian Students. Also, in Private Medical Colleges of Bangladesh, 25% of seats are reserved for non-native students, hence more opportunities for Indian students.
Applicants with an aggregate GPA less than 8.0 for Government Medical college and GPA less than 7.0 for Private Medical college will not be considered for admission. The applicant also must not have more than 2 years gap after the 12th Examination.
Students on completion of MBBS in Bangladesh can appear for USMLE for post graduation in USA. It means, on completion of MBBS in Bangladesh, student can go for PG level (MD/ MS) in the USA without clearing MCI Test. The PG degree completed in the USA would be valid in India as well as back there.