Medical admission circular-MBBS 2024

Updated: Feb 13, 2024

The Medical Admission Circular for 2023-24 has been officially released by the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). As per the circular, the online application process will commence on January 25 and conclude on February 10. The Admission Test is scheduled to take place on February 25, 2024. This post provides detailed information about the Medical Admission Circular in Bangladesh.

Important Dates of MBBS Admission 2024

It is essential to be aware of all the important dates mentioned in the Medical Admission Circular. Below are the key dates provided in the circular:

  • Start of Online Application: January 25, 2024
  • Last Date to Apply: February 10, 2024
  • Exam Date: February 25, 2024

Make sure to mark these dates if you are planning to apply for medical admission.

Eligibility criteria for MBBS admission

The Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) sets specific requirements that applicants must meet. Here are the key criteria for those aspiring to apply for MBBS admission in Bangladesh:

  • You must have passed your SSC examination in either 2020 or 2021.
  • Your HSC examination should have been passed in either 2022 or 2023.
  • A combined GPA of 9.00 is required in both SSC and HSC examinations.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.50 in either the SSC or HSC examination is necessary.
  • It's essential to have studied Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
  • This opportunity is exclusively for residents of Bangladesh.
  • Applicants from tribal areas and hill districts need a total GPA of at least 8.00.
  • All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 4.0 in Biology in their HSC examination.

Admission Test Pattern and Marks Distribution

Preparing for medical college in Bangladesh starts with an important admission test. It's key to understand the test format and how marks are given. This information will help you plan and prepare effectively. Let's look at the test pattern and marks distribution to get you ready for this important step in your medical career journey.

Marks Distribution:

In the Bangladesh medical college admission test, candidates are evaluated out of a total of 300 marks. The following provides l breakdown of the scoring system:

  • SSC GPA Contribution: Your SSC GPA is multiplied by 15, contributing up to 75 marks.
  • HSC GPA Contribution: Your HSC GPA is multiplied by 25, adding up to 125 marks.
  • MCQ Exam: This section is worth 100 marks.

MCQ Test:

The distribution of marks for the Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) in the medical college admission test is outlined as follows:

  • Biology: Allocated 30 marks.
  • Chemistry: Assigned 25 marks.
  • Physics: Granted 20 marks.
  • English: Given 15 marks.
  • General Knowledge: Comprises 10 marks.

This structured distribution of marks across various subjects is crucial for candidates to focus their preparation accordingly.

Second-Time Examinees:

If you're taking this test for the second time, some marks will be taken off. Your total marks will be counted after reducing 5.00 marks. Also, if you're already studying in a medical or dental college, 7.50 marks will be taken off from your total score.

How to apply for Medical Admission

Start your medical study journey in 2024 with these easy steps. Here is a quick guide to help you apply for medical admission in Bangladesh:

Application Steps:

  • Access and Input: Visit dghs.gov.bd, enter SSC and HSC information, and choose preferences and quota.
  • Contact Details: Provide current and permanent addresses and a mobile number.
  • Selection and Upload: Choose a medical college and upload necessary documents.
  • Payment: Pay the application fee via Teletalk mobile.

Medical Admission Circular Download

Here you can download the medical admission circular in both image and pdf version. We have provided the image and pdf of circular below