MBBS: Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

(Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae in Latin)

MBBS stands for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery. It is a Bachelor Degree program in Medicine and Surgery. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery are the two first professional undergraduate medical degrees. It is awarded by medical schools and universities in medicine and surgery. As the name suggests, these are two separate degrees that are combined in one domain as the Bachelor of Medicine and the Bachelor of Surgery. So, in practice, they are treated as one and awarded together. The duration of the MBBS course is five or six years including the duration of the internship.


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