MBBS curriculum in Bangladesh approved by BMDC 2022

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

New Proposed MBBS Curriculum in Bangladesh (2021- continue)

MBBS Subject List and Phase Duration in Bangladesh 2021- Continue
PhaseDuration
(Years)
Subject
I1.5 years1. Anatomy, 
2. Physiology,
3. Biochemistry.
II1 year1. Forensic Medicine,
2. Pharmacology and therapeutics.
III 1 year1. Pathology,
2. Microbiology,
3. Community Medicine.
1.51. Medicine and Allied,
2. Surgery and allied,
3. Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

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
TraitsAnatomy Marks Distribution
 Written Exam180 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks150 Marks
Practical Exam ( Hard part + soft part ) 150 (75+75)
Formative 20 Marks
Total Marks400 Marks
Pass rate 60%

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
TraitsBiochemistry Marks Distribution
 Written Exam180 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam 100
Formative 20 Marks
Total Marks400 Marks
Pass rate 60%

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
TraitsPhysiology Marks Distribution
 Written Exam180 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100
Formative 20 Marks
Total Marks400 Marks
Pass rate 60%

MBBS 2nd Phase in Bangladesh

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

Pharmacology marks distribution 

Written exam: 90
Structured Oral exam marks:100
Practical exam : 100
Formative exam : 10
Total marks: 300
Pass Marks : 60% Each field
TraitsPharmacology Marks Distribution
 Written Exam90 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam ( Hard part + soft part ) 150 (75+75)
Formative 20 Marks
Total Marks400 Marks
Pass rate 60%

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
TraitsForensic Medicine Marks Distribution
 Written Exam90 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100
Formative 10 Marks
Total Marks300 Marks
Pass rate 60%

MBBS 3rd Phase in Bangladesh

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

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
TraitsPathology Marks Distribution
 Written Exam90 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100
Formative 10 Marks
Total Marks300 Marks
Pass rate 60%

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
TraitsPathology Marks Distribution
 Written Exam90 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100
Formative 10 Marks
Total Marks300 Marks
Pass rate 60%

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
TraitsCommunity Medicine Marks Distribution
 Written Exam90 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100
Formative 10 Marks
Total Marks300 Marks
Pass rate 60%

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
TraitsMedicine Marks Distribution
 Written Exam180 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100 Marks
Clinical Exam 100 Marks
Formative20 Marks
Total Marks 500 Marks
Pass Rate60%

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
TraitsSurgery Marks Distribution
 Written Exam180 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100 Marks
Clinical Exam 100 Marks
Formative20 Marks
Total Marks 500 Marks
Pass Rate60%

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
TraitsMedicine Marks Distribution
 Written Exam180 Marks
Structural Oral exam marks100 Marks
Practical Exam100 Marks
Clinical Exam 100 Marks
Formative20 Marks
Total Marks 500 Marks
Pass Rate60%

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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