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Current MBBS Curriculum in Bangladesh 2021

When the curriculum have last  updated? 

Curriculum for undergraduate Medical students in Bangladesh have updated 2012. The MBBS curriculum in Bangladesh approved by Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC), September 2012.

Basic Information About MBBS Course in Bangladesh 

  • Name of the course: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Basic qualifications & prerequisite for entrance in MBBS Course:(i) HSC or equivalent with Science.(Biology, Physics, Chemistry) (ii) Candidate has to secure required grade point in the SSC and HSC examinations. 
  • Students selection procedure for MBBS course: According to decision by the proper competent authority as per merit. 
  • Medium of MBBS Instruction: English.
  • Duration of Mbbs Course : MBBS course comprises of 5 Years and 1 year internship.

MBBS curriculum in Bangladesh update

MBBS course are  Divided 4 phase in Bangladesh. Now we discuss about 1st phase of MBBS Course in Bangladesh. 

MBBS 1st Phase in Bangladesh 

MBBS first phase duration : 1.5 years
Exam name: 1st professional MBBS examination 
Subject : Anatomy, physiology and Biochemistry. 

First professional marks distribution in Bangladesh 

First professional mbbs examination marks distribution in Bangladesh

Anatomy marks distribution 

Written exam: 180
Structured Oral exam marks:150
Practical exam : 150(75+75)
Formative exam : 20
Total marks: 400
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Biochemistry marks distribution 

Written exam: 180
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 20
Total marks: 400
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Physiology marks distribution 

Written exam: 180
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 20
Total marks: 400
Pass Marks : 60% Each field


MBBS 2nd Phase in Bangladesh

MBBS 2nd phase duration : 1 years
Exam name: 2nd professional MBBS examination 
Subject :Forensic Medicine and Community Medicine 

Community Medicine marks distribution 

Written exam: 90
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 10
Total marks: 300
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Forensic Medicine Marks distribution 

Written exam: 90
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 10
Total marks: 300
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

MBBS 3rd Phase in Bangladesh

MBBS 3rd phase duration : 1 years
Exam name: 3rd professional MBBS examination 
Subject :Pathology, Microbiology, and Pharmacology. 

Pathology marks distribution 

Written exam: 90
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 10
Total marks: 300
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Microbiology Marks distribution 

Written exam: 90
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 10
Total marks: 300
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Pharmacology and therapeutics marks distribution 

Written exam: 90
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 10
Total marks: 300
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

MBBS 4th Phase/Last phase in Bangladesh

MBBS first phase duration : 1.5 years
Exam name: 4th professional MBBS examination /MBBS final professional examination. 
Subject :Medicine, Surgery, and Gynaecology and Obstetrics. 

Medicine and Allied subject  Marks distribution 

Written exam:180
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Clinical exam : 100
Formative exam : 20
Total marks: 500
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Surgery and Allied subject  Marks distribution 

Written exam:180
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Clinical exam : 100
Formative exam : 20
Total marks: 500
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Obstetrics and Gynaecology subject  Marks distribution 

Written exam:180
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Clinical exam : 100
Formative exam : 20
Total marks: 500
Pass Marks : 60% Each field

Common rules for MBBS professional examination in Bangladesh  

  1. University professional examination to be started from May and November.
  2. University professional examinations will be completed within the specified time of the concerned phase
  3. No carry on system in MBBS curriculum before passing first professional mbbs examination 
  4. After passing first professional examination students can appear for second professional mbbs examinations if all other prerequisites for second professional examination are fulfilled. In the mean time students can attend clinical ward placement,teaching learning. 
  5. To appear third professional examination students have to pass all the subjects of previous second prof examination if all other prerequisites are fulfilled. In the mean time students can attend clinical ward placement, teaching learning. 
  6. MBBS Students can also attend the classes of subjects of fourth phase to appear final professional or fourth professional examination students have to pass all the subjects of previous third professional MBBS examination if all other prerequisites are fulfilled. In the mean time students can attend clinical ward placement, teaching learning.

Source of information :
  • https://www.bmdc.org.bd/curriculum-2012
  • www.mmc.gov.bd
  • Noman Islam Nirob, MBBS Student,Rangpur Medical College, Rangpur, Bangladesh. 
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