M. B. B. S. (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery)
The five-and-a-half year program in Medicine, including a year of internship, involves both theory classes and practical sessions. Clinical exposure begins in the second year with classes conducted by clinical specialists emphasizing the relevance of the basic sciences to clinical practices.
Hospital postings and field visits to public health centers aim at exposing the candidate to different scenarios in which doctors in India might find themselves, and how to go about providing the best care in all the circumstances.