Students' Career

Medicine as a Career

What is MBBS?

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, or in Latin Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae (abbreviated in various ways, viz. "BMBS", MB BChir, BM BCh, MB BCh, MB ChB,MB BS, BM, BMed, MBBS etc.), are the two first professional degrees awarded upon graduation from medical school in medicine and surgery by universities in various countries that follow the tradition of the United Kingdom. The naming suggests that they are two separate degrees; however, in practice, they are usually treated as one and awarded together. Usually, students who have graduated with a "Bachelor of Medicine" degree may also practice surgery, because it is equivalent to the "Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery" degree. Professionals holding MBBS Degrees are referred to by the courtesy title of "Doctor" and use the prefix "Dr".

The basic or degree level qualification for a medical profession is MBBS which is of 5 ½ years duration (4 ½ + 1 year internship)


What is BDS?

Full form of BDS is Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS or BChD or BDentS).

Dentistry is the branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, maxillofacial area and the adjacent and associated structures and their impact on the human body. Dentistry is widely considered necessary for complete overall health. Doctors who practice dentistry are known as dentists.

Post graduate course (Master of Dental Surgery, MDS) requires 3 years of study after BDS.


Scope of Medical Field

Undoubtedly, medical field is most sought and highly respected arena as reflected by its reputation and prestige. The number of medical doctors is increasing linearly while the population (patients) and new severe diseases are growing exponentially. People are more aware about their general health than before and visit medical institution frequently. The doctor- patient ratio in Nepal is about 1: 12,000 while WHO guideline suggest one medical doctor per thousand population.The hospitals in rural Nepal are vacant with no doctors in them. Globally the doctors are one of the highly paid manpowers. Thus,the scope in the medical field is immensely rising. So, seeking career in this field will be worthwhile.


How can you enter to this field?

First, ask yoursely whether you are really enthusiastic to be a doctor. Are you sincere and confident enough to wear white coats and sthethoscope? If your heart echoes “YES, I CAN” then make up your mind to knock the gate. The day you make the full determination to go, you are half done with your goal. In Nepal, there are two Universities (TU and KU) under which medical course is taught. Students are required to face tough entrance examinations scheduled by university.Two options to study the course lies before you: a) in scholarship and b) in donation. Studying MBBS in donation requires about 30 lakhs approx. while in scholarship it needs a lakh or two. Hence, everyone eyes the seats in scholarship and get prepared to face the battle of entrance.


Para Medicine as a Career

We know, treatment process is an integrated process and a teamwork. As the demand of clinicians is in increasing tendency, obviously the demand of nursing care, Laboratory Service, Pharmacy Service, manufacturing of medicine and machine, health research and health administration should all remain in increased demand. So, the scope of BSC Nursing, BPH, BMLT, B.Optom, B.Pharma, BAMS all is in noteworthy position.

Applied Science as a Career

Apart from medical science as such students from bio group can apply for Forestry, Biomedical engineering, Agriculture, Veterenary Science etc. These days scope of these global fields can not be under-scored.

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