• What are the eligibility criteria for the Indians to get admission in foreign medical universities to study MBBS?17 years (as on 31st December of the admission year) and above students in India need to score at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in their HS examination. In addition, they should qualify the NEET- “It is informed that the regulations prescribe that the Indian citizens or Overseas Citizen of India intending to obtain primary medical qualification from any medical institution outside India, on or after May 2018, shall have to mandatorily qualify the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), for admission to MBBS course abroad.”


  • What is all about MCI screening test?
    Students who have earned an MBBS degree from foreign universities, need to sit for the MCI screening test. It is also called FMGE or Foreign Medical Graduate Examination. The examination is held twice a year. There is no restriction on the number of times you can sit for the examination.
  • What is MCI eligibility certificate?
    MCI has made it mandatory that the students who want to study abroad should possess the eligibility certificates. This certificate is the guarantee that the foreign university is MCI eligible.
  • What is the upper age limit for studying abroad?
    As per NEET guidelines, the upper age limit for the general candidates is 25 years and for the students belonging to the reserved category, it is 30 years. As, now onwards, you must qualify NEET before getting admission in a foreign university, you need to comply with the upper age limit.

FAQ Regarding Studying MBBS in Bangladesh

  • Which countries recognise the MBBS degree earned from Bangladeshi universities?
    The MBBS degree earned from Bangladesh is recognised in India, the UK, the USA and by WHO as well.
  • Where to complete the internship?
    You could complete the internship from Bangladesh or from India. Some medical colleges let you complete the internship from India without charging extra bucks.
  • What are the payment modes?
    The payment could be done in both check and cash.
  • What is the duration of the course?
    It is 6 years in total- 5 years of studies and 1 year in an internship.
  • What is the course expense?
    It is moderate.
  • What are the visa formalities?
    You need a valid passport. You could contact our consultants for the detailed information on how to apply for the student visa.
  • How to get an education loan?
    For detailed information, please click here.
  • Do I have the permission to work and study in Bangladesh?

FAQ Regarding Studying MBBS in China

  • What is the total course duration?
    It is 6 years in total- 5 years of studies and 1 year in an internship.
  • What is the total course fee?
    The course fee varies with individual universities. When you select your preferred one, please let us know.
  • Where to pursue the internship?
    You could pursue your internship in China or in any other country provided the prescribed norms of the Chinese university and the medical board of the country you select to pursue your internship.
  • Which countries recognise the degree?
    You need to ensure that the medical university/college you select falls into the list of WHO recognised medical universities. To ensure your future in India, you need the Eligibility Certificate.
  • What is the teaching medium?
    The medium of teaching is English.
  • Do I have the permission to work and study in China?
  • What is the course expense in China?
    It is moderate and much lower than the private medical colleges in India.
  • What is the cost of living in China?
    The cost of public transport in China is very affordable. The cost of accommodation is much lesser than in western Europe or in the USA.
  • What are the prospects of working in China as a doctor?
    You can practise as a doctor in China. However, you need to qualify for the medical license and also be able to communicate in Chinese.
  • Should I pay for the expense of internship done outside China?
    You need to pay the administration fee of the college from where you are pursuing your internship. Your professors in the Chinese university will keep in touch with you via email or telephone.
  • Is it mandatory to learn the Chinese language?
    Yes, even if the subjects are taught in English, the students need to pass the HSK test before they earn their graduate degree. Chinese is a compulsory language for the foreign students to help them communicate with the locals.
  • What are the career prospects?
    The MBBS degrees earned from Chinese universities have been recognised by more or less every country. It enhances the career prospects of students.

FAQ Regarding Studying MBBS in Nepal

  • What is the nature of documentation to get admission in a Nepalese medical college?
    Nepalese government wishes to encourage more Indian students to come and study in their country. Hence, they have kept the process of documentation simpler.
  • What are the study visa procedures?
    There is no need for procuring study visa in Nepal.
  • What is the fee structure of studying MBBS in Nepal?
    The fee structure of Nepal is very moderate and it is unlikely to cross Rs 30 Lakh for the 5+1 years course duration. Kathmandu Medical College is prestigious as well as having an extremely moderate fee structure.
  • Is there a scholarship system being followed in Nepal?
    Many Nepalese medical colleges offer scholarship programmes to the students, for example, the Nepal Army Medical College, KIST Medical College, Gandaki Medical College, National Medical College Birungi, Universal College Medical Science etc.
  • What is the course duration?
    The course duration of MBBS in Nepal is the usual 5+1 years- 5 years of study, and the 1 year of internship.
  • FAQ Regarding Studying MBBS in Philippines
  • What is the quality of medical education in Philippines?
    Philippines is keeping the standard of medical education at par the highest parameters. Interestingly, the country is the exporter of highest numbers of doctors and nurses in the USA.
  • What are the eligibility criteria?
    Students of any country are allowed to study in Philippines and pursue the undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. The eligibility criteria might vary with individual colleges. Hence, better to consult the official website before starting with the admission processes.
  • What is the course duration?
    The total duration of MBBS is 5.5 years. The programme for Bachelor of Science is followed for the first 1 year and 6 months. The purpose of the education is to strengthen the basic foundation of medical biology. Rest of the course duration is spent on core medical and clinical rotation studies.
  • What is the fee structure?
    The total duration of MBBS is 5.5 years. The programme for Bachelor of Science is followed for the first 1 year and 6 months
  • What is the medium of instruction?
    Philippines was an American colony for 50 years. Hence, English is the official language of the government. Not to mention that the medium of instruction at medical colleges will be English and nothing else.
  • Which world bodies recognise the medical degrees earned in Philippines?
    Please check the list of recognised medical colleges of WHO and get your Eligibility Certificate from MCI. Thus, you will be able to practise in reputed hospitals of the USA, the UK, Australia or India.
  • What is the medium of a financial transaction?
    Either Demand Drafts or online banking transactions would let you transfer money
  • Are there permissions regarding study and work?
  • What is the cost of living in Philippines?
    Compared to Cagayan or Cebu, the cost of living in the capital city of Manila is higher. However, it is comparatively lower than the countries of the western world.

FAQ Regarding Studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan

  • What is the course fee in Kyrgyzstan?
    The course fee in Kyrgyzstan is quite affordable. In fact, it is the lowest among the foreign universities.
  • What is the duration of the course in Kyrgyzstan?
    It is 6 years.
  • What is the course fee?
    Those having the budget between 10 to 15 lacs could get admission in Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy.
  • What is the cost of living?
    It is slightly below than in India.
  • Can I practise in India after earning an MBBS degree from Kyrgyzstan?
    The list of MCI recognised medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan is limited. Hence, care must be taken to select a medical college.
  • What are the career prospects?
    Earning a medical degree from Kyrgyzstan entitles you to practise in India.
  • Which are the recommended universities?
    • Kyrgyz State Medical Academy
    • Osh State Medical Academy
    • Asian Medical Institute
  • Which are the best low-cost medical universities in Kyrgyzstan?
    • Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy
    • Osh Medical University Kyrgyzstan
    • Jalalabad Medical University Kyrgyzstan