MBBS in Bangladesh is a practical & economic option. Going to Bangladesh is considered to be a good decision for the students looking for pursuing degree in medicine. Medical Colleges in Bangladesh are attached to teaching hospitals with good faculty & facilities.

Entrance Examination Only for Locals  – A common entrance is conducted at the national level to admit students in government medical colleges. However, the private medical colleges in Bangladesh conduct their own entrance to select students into their colleges to study MBBS in Bangladesh.

Overseas Students – Foreign / Overseas students are eligible to apply and even practice after completion of MBBS in Bangladesh.

Duration of Course – The duration of the medical programme (MBBS) is 5 years covering the pre-clinical phase and the clinical phase.  Medium of instruction is English. The academic year starts from January.

Recognition & Accreditation – MBBS in Bangladesh and the medical colleges in Bangladesh are recognized by Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council and have the accreditation from the mandatory recognizing bodies of the world.

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Teaching Hours – The number-of-hours of teaching will be nearly 2000 to 2250 per year. The teaching, lectures and practical are conducted in group rooms, classrooms, auditoriums, dissection rooms, teaching laboratory and hospitals.

Eligibility Criteria – The eligibility for admission in Medical Colleges to study MBBS in Bangladesh is completion of secondary school education with Biology, Physics & Chemistry as the main subjects.

Medical Programme Based On – The programme is community-based family medicine covering the curriculum from 25 to 50 percent. The programme is based on lectures, problem solving and case-based. The remaining 25 to 50 percent of curriculum method of teaching is student-activating learning and teaching basis.

Time Spent on Real Patients – Years spent on clinical studies will be 3 years with about 150 weeks and the percentage is 50 to 74. So is the case with the time spent with real patients.

Aspirants From India – Many students from India who have not made it in the competitive entrance examination in their state or India, would definitely find doing MBBS in Bangladesh as a good option. The medical colleges of Bangladesh have all Bangladesh entrance examination for Bangladesh local students.

No Entrance for International Students – However, international or foreign students looking for pursuing MBBS in Bangladesh need not write any entrance examinations. The overseas students are selected by the marks obtained in 12 th class with Physics, Chemistry & Biology.

Medical Council – Just like Medical Council of India, Bangladesh also has its own medical council regulating the medical colleges in Bangladesh. Many students from India are pursuing MBBS in Bangladesh. The pattern of study as well as the syllabus is similar to India.

North & East States geographically near to Bangladesh  – For the students of East India, North East India and some states of North India, there is always a chance to study MBBS in Bangladesh, as a practical and economical option. The students from these states find Bangladesh geographically nearer and culturally adjustable to our lifestyle. Hence this reason becomes a strong point, encouraging the students go for medical education for enrolling for MBBS in Bangladesh.

List of Medical Colleges for pursuing MBBS in Bangladesh

The list contains government medical colleges as well as private medical college offering MBBS course for eligible international students.

List of Government Medical Colleges –

Dhaka Medical College
Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College
Sir Salimullah Medical College
Mymensingh Medical College
Chittagong Medical College
Rajshahi Medical College
MAG Osmani Medical College
Sher-E-Bangla Medical College
Comilla Medical College
Khulna Medical College
Shaheed Ziaur Rahman Medical College
Rangpur Medical College
Dinajpur Medical College
Faridpur Medical College
Pabna Medical College
Armed Forces Medical College, Dhaka
BangladeshNoakhali Medical College
Cox’s Bazar Medical College
Jessore Medical College
Satkhira Medical College
Shahid Syed Nazrul Islam Medical College,  Kishoreganj
Kushtia Medical College
Sheikh Sayera Khatun Medical College, Gopalganj
Kalihati Medical College, Tangail

List of Private Medical Colleges –
Islami Bank Medical College, Rajshahi
Gono Bishwabidyalay, Savar, Dhaka
University of Science and Technology, Chittagong
Ad-din Womens Medical College, Dhaka
Anwer Khan Modern Medical College, Dhaka
Bangladesh Medical College
Barind Medical College, Rajshahi
BGC Trust Medical College, Chittagong
Central Medical College, Comilla
Chottagram Ma-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College
Community Based Medical College  Mymensingh
Community Medical College, Dhaka
Dr. Sirajul Islam Medical College, Moghbazar, Dhaka
Delta Medical College, Dhaka
Dhaka National Medical College
Durra Samad Rahman Red Crescent Women’s Medical College
Eastern Medical College, Comilla
Enam Medical College, Savar, Dhaka
Feni medical college,Feni
Sylhet Women’s Medical College, Sylhet
Gazi Medical College, Khulna
Green Life Medical College, Dhaka
Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College, Dhaka
Ibrahim Medical College, Dhaka
Ibn Sina Medical College, Dhaka
International Medical College, Gazipur
Jahurul Islam Medical College, Kishoregonj
Jalalabad Ragib-Rabeya Medical College Sylhet
Khawja Yunus Ali Medical College, Sirajganj
Kumudini Medical College, Tangail
Labaid Medical College[9] Dhanmondi, Dhaka
Mainamoti Medical College & Hospital,Comilla
Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College
Marks Medical College and Hospital, Dhaka
Medical College for Women and Hospital, Dhaka
Nightingale Medical College, Dhaka
North Bengal Medical College, Sirajganj
North East Medical College, Sylhet
Northern International Medical College, Dhaka
Northern Private Medical College, Rangpur
Popular Medical College & Hospital, Dhaka.
Prime Medical College, Rangpur
Rangpur Community Medical College, Rangpur
Sahabuddin Medical College and Hospital
Samaj Vittik Medical College, Dhaka
Shahabuddin Medical College, Dhaka
Z. H. Sikder Women’s Medical College
Southern Medical College, Chittagong
Tairunnessa Memorial Medical College, Gazipur
TMSS Medical College, Bogra
Uttara Adhunik Medical College, Dhaka.
Saphena Women’s Dental College & Hospital, Malibagh, Dhaka

Updates on Medical Colleges in Bangladesh – We will be updating information for you about the medical colleges and rules to go to Bangladesh in the course of time. We have now updated information about the names of the colleges for the aspirants interested to contact the medical colleges in Bangladesh.

The above list of medical colleges in Bangladesh are approved by accreditation world medical education bodies. Hence it is rest assured that students and applicants can look forward to pursue MBBS in Bangladesh.