Assam is known for its diverse cultural and ethnic makeup. The majority of the population consists of Assamese people, who have their own language and traditions. Additionally, there are several indigenous communities like Bodo, Karbi, Mising, Tiwa, and Ahom, each with their unique customs, languages, and traditional practices.
Medical universities offer undergraduate, postgraduate, and super-speciality programs. Assam currently has seven medical colleges.
On November 3, 1947, the Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh was established and became Assam’s first medical college.
Medical education in Assam received a significant boost in February when the MBBS course was officially inaugurated at Diphu in Karbi Anglong, bringing the total number of medical seats in the state to 1000.
Medical Courses Offered In Top Universities
Medical universities prepare physicians to serve the fundamental purposes of medicine.
To that end, physicians must possess the characteristics required to meet their individual and collective societal responsibilities and provide health sciences educational experiences to students from other schools and educational institutions.
It aims to provide continuing professional development experiences that will assist physicians in maintaining and improving their medical skills.
It also provides a learning environment for international undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate students of medicine and health sciences.
Some of the most common courses served by medical universities are:
- DM/M. Ch.
- D. Pharm
- B.Sc. Nursing
- M.Sc. Nursing
- Diploma in Paramedical Sciences
MBBS Course Duration
In India, the MBBS course lasts 5.5 years (4.5 years of academics plus a year of internship). At the end of the course, one year of Compulsory Rotating Residential Internship (CRRI) is required as part of MBBS study in India.
Before applying for a course, you should first review the course’s eligibility requirements. Each course has different qualification requirements based on the requirements. Some of the prerequisites for admission to an MBBS college/university in India are as follows: Students must have completed 10 + 2 from an approved board with at least a 50% grade in subjects such as physics, chemistry, biology, and English as a core subject in an aptitude test. However, the minimum level requirement for a reserved category is 40%. When applying for the MBBS program, students must be at least 17 years old. The student should not be younger than this age; otherwise, admission is not possible. A student’s maximum age should be 25 years. The student must also meet the Medical Council of India’s (MCI) additional eligibility criteria for MBBS. Before enrolling in MBBS, you must pass the following entrance exams. Candidates for MBBS admission in India must obtain at least 50% in the qualifying examination. The minimum marks required for MBBS admission for candidates from the SC, ST, and OBC categories are 40%.
ASSAM GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGES
(MBBS | MD | MS)
|Sr.No||Name of Medical Inst||Name of University||Year of Est||Annual Intake||Total course Fee|
|1||Assam Medical College Dibrugarh||Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences||1947||200||1.35 Lacs|
|2||Gauhati Medical College, Guwahati||Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences||1960||200||1.48 Lacs|
|3||Jorhat Medical College and Hospital, Jorhat||Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences||2010||125||1.08 Lacs|
|4||Silchar Medical College, Silchar||Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences||1968||125||1.21 Lacs|
|5||Diphu Medical College and Hospital, Diphu||Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences||2020||100||NA|
|6||Tezpur Medical College and Hospital, Tezpur||Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences||2014||125||1.44 Lacs|
|7||Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College, Barpeta||Srimanta Shankardeva University of Health Sciences||2012||125||1.12 Lacs|