Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MBBS

– Can a 12th Compartment Passed Student Pursue MBBS in Abroad?

There is no restriction for compartment students to pursue MBBS abroad. Student need to qualify NEET is the main criteria. A student is NEET qualified if he scores over 50 percentile from general category and over 40 percentile from non-general category. So as per NEET 2019, 135 marks for general category students and 119 for non-general category students were needed. But the school should be regular. If student appeared through private board, then it is not acceptable. So higher secondary must be done from regular school.

– How many marks are required in the NEET for an MBBS abroad?
As we all know, NEET is a multiple choice paper with 180 questions. Each question carries 4 marks thus making is a 720 marks exams. For most of the abroad Universities, NEET qualification is the only criteria. A student is NEET qualified if he scores over 50 percentile from general category and over 40 percentile from non-general category. So as per NEET 2019, 135 marks for general category students and 119 for non-general category students were needed. For top universities of China, student needs to score more than 200 marks in NEET. Similarly, some other reputed universities of Nepal also ask for NEET score over 200. For MBBS from Tashkent Medical Academy, 200 marks are needed though students with lower marks can apply if they clear the telephonic interview.

– Which Country is Best to Study MBBS in English at Low Cost?
Best country to study MBBS in English at low cost is Uzbekistan. There are many universities like Tashkent Medical Academy, Andijan State Medical Institute, Bukhara State Medical Institute and Samarkand State Medical Institute. Similarly, low cost MBBS is also available in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Of these countries have 5 years MBBS course. So if low cost is your only criteria, Uzbekistan followed by Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are best options.

– How can one join the WHO after MBBS (in India)?
WHO conducts its recruitment exercise independently. If you are a MBBS doctor, you can join WHO by applying to them directly.

– Is an MBBS degree abroad not valid in India?
MBBS degree from abroad is valid in India after student clear FMGE exam as of today and NEXT in future. Student need to ensure that abroad college should be MCI approved. To see complete list of MCI approved MBBS colleges, visit mci website.

– What are the Requirements for Applying for an MBBS Abroad?
The main requirements for applying for an MBBS abroad degree are

  1. Student should be NEET Qualified
  2. Student should have got more than 50 % marks in PCB in class 12th
  3. Student should be below 30 years of age
  4. Student should have a valid passport
  5. Student should be able to afford MBBS education
  6. Student should not have any criminal background

– Which Country is Best for MBBS Abroad?
There is no direct answer to this question. There are various factors that shall be checked to see which country is best for MBBS abroad. No doubt, USA is best but there is no direct admission in USA universities for Indian students. Students need to appear and clear MCAT to get admission in pre med colleges of USA. Then UK is also very good option for MBBS but students need to clear UKCAT. Similarly Canada and Australia also need students to clear MCAT exam. For direct admissions in MBBS abroad colleges, countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, China, Philippines, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Russia and Belarus offer seats to Indian students. Out of these Nepal is surely best if students can afford it. Then Bangladesh is very good followed by Philippines and China. Uzbekistan offers best value for money option but you need to learn local language.

– MBBS in Georgia is it worth?
Georgia is becoming preferred choice for students for their MBBS course. Many of the Georgian MBBS universities are ranked high in all world surveys for MBBS course. Students can do the MBBS course in 5 or 6 years depending upon the MBBS University that they choose. Most of the MBBS universities are in the capital of Georgia TBILISI that makes connect with India easy. The flight duration is also small and comfortable. The restorative segment here is multi-disciplinary in nature, which makes it trying for the medicinal understudies in deciding their future. We at GKWorks give all the vital data and consultancy benefits that help the understudies in selecting the right MBBS College in Georgia.

MBBS Universities in Georgia follow ECS (European credit system) and generally 360 credits MBBS course is there. MBBS Universities in Georgia allows students to finish their 3560 credits in 5 years also at few universities.

WHY STUDY MBBS IN GEORGIA

  • Georgia is considered to be one of the safest countries in the world. You would hardly ever hear news about any terrorist activity in Georgia. This makes Georgia a perfect destination for MBBS course.
  • Though language of instructions in all MBBS universities is English, 90% of local people can speak English hence no language barrier for MBBS course when it comes to practical experience. You don’t need to learn any local language unlike other countries.
  • 95% of Georgian population is Christian and it is very cosmopolitan Country
  • Visa free entry in Germany, Italy, France, Switzerland & other EU Countries
  • 5 years duration option available for MBBS course. So students who wish to save one year can apply for MBBS universities offering 5 year course Duration
  • People are very welcoming and friendly in Nature
  • Georgia is a very beautiful country with one part on Black sea. The landscapes are very charming that makes MBBS course more relaxing and adapting
  • Temperature varies from 23 degree Celsius to -7 degree Celsius only. So it is always pleasant that help MBBS students to focus on studies
  • Indian Food is available in all MBBS universities. Separate hostel for Boys & girls & Indian warden.
  • MCI,WHO approved MBBS Universities
  • 100% ragging free MBBS Universities

– What is the eligibility to Study Abroad for MBBS?
The main requirements for applying for an MBBS abroad degree are

  1. Student should be NEET Qualified
  2. Student should have got more than 50 % marks in PCB in class 12th
  3. Student should be below 30 years of age
  4. Student should have a valid passport
  5. Student should be able to afford MBBS education
  6. Student should not have any criminal background

– Which place is best for Studying MBBS Abroad in Low Cost?
Best country to study MBBS in English at low cost is Uzbekistan. There are many universities like Tashkent Medical Academy, Andijan State Medical Institute, Bukhara State Medical Institute and Samarkand State Medical Institute. Similarly, low cost MBBS is also available in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Of these countries have 5 years MBBS course. So if low cost is your only criteria, Uzbekistan followed by Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are best options.

– Is there age limit to study MBBS or BDS abroad?
There is no age limit from abroad universities perspective. But as NEET qualification is now mandatory for any student to pursue MBBS in India or Abroad, this automatically set age bar. As NEET can be taken only till age 25 by general category students and age 30 by non-general category students.

– How Many attempts can I write the MCI screening Test?
There are no restrictions for MCI attempts. So a student can take as many attempts as needed to clear MCI exam.

– Can I Pursue an MBBS at age 40?
As NEET qualification is mandatory and the maximum age to sit in NEET is 30, you can’t pursue MBBS at age of 40 for this reason

– Could I study MBBS at the age of 26?
It would depend on student category. For general category students, the maximum age limit to sit in NEET is 25 whereas it is 30 for non-general category students.

– Is there any age limit for Studying for an MBBS Abroad?
There is no age limit from abroad universities perspective. But as NEET qualification is now mandatory for any student to pursue MBBS in India or Abroad, this automatically set age bar. As NEET can be taken only till age 25 by general category students and age 30 by non-general category students.

– Is it a good option to study abroad for an MBBS?
MBBS or undergraduate course in medicine is the most sought after course for any Indian student/ parent. The social status attached with this career makes it most prestigious in Indian society. MBBS is the only course in India where supply of seats far exceeds the demand. For all other course such as MBA, BBA, BTech, Bed direct admissions are available. There are far more seats available than demand from the students. But in MBBS, situation is reverse.

Every year , over 15 lakhs students appear for NEET to fight for about 72,000 seats across India. Now, if your rank is 1 -4 lakhs, you are a good student who deserve to be a MBBS doctor but there are no seats available, so what options are there for such students. So MBBS abroad provide good alternative to such meritorious students.

– What is the MBBS abroad eligibility in 2020?
The main requirements for applying for an MBBS abroad degree are

  • Student should be NEET Qualified
  • Student should have got more than 50 % marks in PCB in class 12th
  • Student should be below 30 years of age
  • Student should have a valid passport
  • Student should be able to afford MBBS education
  • Student should not have any criminal background

– Is there any age limit to study in Russia?
There is no age limit as such from Russia perspective. But Indian rules restrict students as per below. The main requirements for applying for an MBBS abroad degree are

  1. Student should be NEET qualified
  2. Student should have got more than 50 % marks in PCB in class 12th
  3. Student should be below 30 years of age
  4. Student should have a valid passport
  5. Student should be able to afford MBBS education
  6. Student should not have any criminal background

– How to study MBBS in Canada?
Canada is one of the best places to pursue MBBS. The issue is there is no direct admission available. Students need to qualify MCAT which is entrance test for Canadian medical colleges.

There is a systematic process if students want to take admission to MBBS in Canada. Only those students who have completed their Bachelors Degree can apply for colleges and universities in Canada.

Candidates must pass the 10+2 with marks above 60% and should be a student of Physics, Chemistry or Biology stream. Students who are interested need to give MCAT which is the Medical College Admission Test and must qualify in this specific exam. English Proficiency Exam either TOEFL or IELTS should be given by the candidate and the candidate should gain at least 90 out of 100 marks.

The process is as follows:

  • Students need to qualify for the MCAT exam.
  • Students need to qualify the admission criteria which are set by the particular University or School.
  • Students need to qualify for the English Proficiency Exam.
  • Students who qualify all the exams and give the exact documents are eligible to get direct admission.
  • Students who have a Bachelor’s Degree are only allowed to apply for the Canadian Universities.

– What is the cost to study MBBS in Canada?
MD is Canada is the UG level course as compared to India. In countries like USA, Philippines, China and Canada, MBBS course is known as MD course so MD in Canada is like MBBS of India. Canada is relatively lower tuition fees among the top picks. With affordable educational facilities and accommodation and transport facilities, Canada has the reputation for being the cheapest for education. Apart from the reasonable tuition fee ranging from $55,000 to $70,000 every year, the accommodation and transportation facilities are very affordable. The environment of Canada is also very cultural and has over 23% of Indians.

– How to study in Canada after 12th (10+2) from India?
Canada is one of the top destinations for Indian students to pursue graduation after 12th. For most of the programs, students need to have IELTS score with minimum 6 band in each section and 6.5 overall. Then, most of the courses require mathematics in class 12th. The overall percentage in class 12th should be more than 60% for most of colleges.

– Is Canada the best place to do MBBS?
Canada is one of the best places to pursue MBBS. The issue is there is no direct admission available. Students need to qualify MCAT which is entrance test for Canadian medical colleges. Second aspect is cost of the MBBS in Canada. The total cost would be over Rs 2 crs for Indian students.

– How much does it cost to study in Canada, from India?
You get detailed information from this link – https://www.gkworks.in/how-much-will-it-cost-to-study-in-canada-2020/

– Do we need SAT to study at Canadian Universities?
Students need to have SAT score only for few selected universities like University of Toronto, University of Calgary, University of British Columbia etc. For most of the other options , Students don’t need SAT scores. Class 12th marks and IELTS score are two criteria for admissions.

– Can International Students Study Medicine in Canada?
There is a systematic process if students want to take admission to MBBS in Canada. Only those students who have completed their Bachelors Degree can apply for colleges and universities in Canada.

Candidates must pass the 10+2 with marks above 60% and should be a student of Physics, Chemistry or Biology stream. Students who are interested need to give MCAT which is the Medical College Admission Test and must qualify in this specific exam. English Proficiency Exam either TOEFL or IELTS should be given by the candidate and the candidate should gain at least 90 out of 100 marks.

The process is as follows:

  • Students need to qualify for the MCAT exam.
  • Students need to qualify the admission criteria which are set by the particular University or School.
  • Students need to qualify for the English Proficiency Exam.
  • Students who qualify all the exams and give the exact documents are eligible to get direct admission.
  • Students who have a Bachelor’s Degree are only allowed to apply for the Canadian Universities.

– How much will it cost if I do an MBBS from Australia?
The total cost to do MBBS from Australia would be approximately Rs 1.5 Crs in Indian rs including living expenses. It should be noted that MBBS in Australia is called MD and you need to be a graduate to pursue medicine courses in Australia.

– Which is the best and cheapest Country to do MBBS?
Best country to study MBBS in English at low cost is Uzbekistan. There are many universities like Tashkent Medical Academy, Andijan State Medical Institute, Bukhara State Medical Institute and Samarkand State Medical Institute. Similarly, low cost MBBS is also available in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Of these countries have 5 years MBBS course. So if low cost is your only criteria, Uzbekistan followed by Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan are best options.

– What is the best University in Canada to Study Medicine?
Some of the famous and reputed universities of Canada for Medical students are as follows:

  • Queen’s University
  • University of Alberta
  • University of Victoria
  • The University of Waterloo
  • University of Fraser Valley
  • University of Western Ontario

– Which exam is needed to do MBBS abroad?
NEET exam is taken from Indian government perspective. So NEET qualification makes you eligible from India perspective to do MBBS abroad. But then different countries would have their own exams. So you need to take MCAT for USA, Canada and UKCAT for UK. For countries like Uzbekistan, Kyrgyztan, Philippines, China and Georgia only NEET is sufficient as they don’t have any exam for International students.

– How much is the cost of studying an MD in Canada?
MD is Canada is the UG level course as compared to India. In countries like USA, Philippines, China and Canada, MBBS course is known as MD course so MD in Canada is like MBBS of India. Canada is relatively lower tuition fees among the top picks. With affordable educational facilities and accommodation and transport facilities, Canada has the reputation for being the cheapest for education. Apart from the reasonable tuition fee ranging from $55,000 to $70,000 every year, the accommodation and transportation facilities are very affordable. The environment of Canada is also very cultural and has over 23% of Indians.