Nowadays there are many options available for students to study MBBS abroad. Especially in countries like China, Russia and other European countries. MBBS study in the USA is not possible as, they take only PG students for MD/MS .They have to clear an exam called USMLE to qualify as PG students. The students should be financially strong to support themselves in other countries. Compared to previous years, there has been a tremendous jump in the number of students opting for MBBS study abroad, especially in China.
Application procedure to study MBBS Abroad
Most of the universities which take students from India have a representative office or an agent here. It’s easy to approach them and they will help students in properly guiding them regarding their career growth and other opportunities available in their countries. In addition, some educational institutions provide consultant service and online application service, which is rather effective and convenient.
Also those students, who wish to come back and start their profession in India as MBBS doctors, should see to it that the universities in which they have studied are recognized by the Medical council of India. For those institutes or colleges which are not recognized by the Medical council of India, there is an exam which is conducted by the government of India to select foreign educated MBBS degree holders to start practicing.
Eligibility Criteria to Study MBBS Abroad
To study MBBS abroad an Indian student requires an eligibility certificate from Medical council of India (MCI).The eligibility certificate can be downloaded from the MCI website. Students who have 50% marks and above in Physics, chemistry, biology and English are eligible to apply for MBBS studies abroad. They should be over 17 years of age according to the MCI guidelines.
Required documents for MCI eligibility
• Std. 10th mark sheet
• Std. 11th mark sheet
• Std 12th mark sheet
• Four color photos
• Admission letter
• Caste certificate ( if required)
Salient features of reputed colleges offering MBBS degree in China and Eastern Europe Countries are:
1. Lower admission requirement and tuition fee;
2. English medium instruction;
3. Eligible for any medical licensing examination;
4. Globally recognized medical degree;
5. Plenty of quality hospitals for internship;
6. Explore the long-standing history and profound culture.
The popularity to study for MBBS in foreign countries is increasing due to these factors. Also, admission to Medical college seats in India is very tough as the competition is intense. And admission to private medical colleges in India require huge amount of money as donations, which is more than 5 times the amount required in other countries like China, Russia and European countries. If you want to study MBBS abroad, China and Eastern Europe is a good choice. But do remember to choose a WHO recognized medical school and apply through a reliable institution.