Eligibility requirements for Indian students to pursue MBBS from abroad can vary depending on the destination country and the specific medical University or college. However, some general eligibility criteria are usually applicable in most cases. Here’s a list of common requirements:
The number of seats for MBBS from India is limited. A medical aspirant’s chance of getting into a Government Medical college is less than 5 per cent. In addition, the fees for private medical colleges are only affordable for some of the population. MBBS Abroad is a smarter and budget-friendly alternative for students to pursue their MBBS dreams.
No, NMC has repeatedly clarified that all students who wish to pursue MBBS from Abroad need to appear for NEET and become eligible before pursuing it. Any student who seeks MBBS without NEET eligibility will never be able to obtain a medical license in India.
The duration of an MBBS/MD program abroad typically ranges from 5 to 6 years, including a mandatory internship. One must return, pass the licensing exam, and pursue one year of additional training from India.
NMC has confirmed NEXT Exam (National Exit Test), which will replace the FMGE exam for Foreign Trained Medical Graduates. It shall be mandatory to appear for Licensing Exam to obtain a license to practice in India.
The MBBS/MD degrees obtained abroad are recognised globally, including in India. However, verifying if the chosen institution is accredited by relevant organisations such as the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Medical Commission (NMC) in India is essential.
The MBBS programs are taught in English for International students. Also, the NMC has made it clear that the medium of instruction needs to be English for the MBBS Program to be valid in India.
Most institutions abroad don’t need any additional entrance exams. The requirements are country and University specific as well. Some universities have written entrance exams, while some have only entrance interviews.
A: Safety concerns can vary depending on the country and city you plan to study. It is essential to research the safety and security measures in the area and take necessary precautions. You can also contact the University's international office or other students who have studied there to gain insights into their experiences.