Why MBBS out of India than a private college?

After completing schooling from PCB stream an Indian students starts looking for a good option to make their career in the medical field by pursuing MBBS in India or from abroad. Due to limited seats in India, there is very high competition for qualifying and scoring in the NEET exams. Even if someone qualifies in NEET examination, only top 5 percentile students have a chance to get admitted to their desired Indian University / college.Further when Private Indian Colleges are concerned either the Donation / Fee structure is too heavy or in some cases if that is not so then the Infrastructure of college is not good..So instead of choosing between the two devils its better to look out for MBBS Abroad options which are cheaper than Private colleges, offer excellent education and are in the approved list of the MCI. Those students who pass out from such colleges are treated at par with Indian colleges passouts when they together appear for NEXT exam to get their Medical Practitioners license.

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Now as per Medical Council of India (MCI) guidelines a student has to qualify NEET exams to get MBBS admission in a foreign country. (NEET)National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, which was formerly known as All India Pre-Medical Test is an entrance examination for Indian students who wish to pursue graduation, post-graduation in government and private universities from abroad to get admission in MBBS (Bachelor of Science & Bachelor of surgery) and Bachelor of Dental Surgery.

in NEET 2021 exams around 21 Lac students are expected to register and going by earlier statistics, @ 12 Lac students will qualify. MBBS seats are only 75000 in India Govt and Private colleges put together. Therefore chances of all NEET qualified students being admitted to MBBS are next to impossible.

Although everyone of aspirants tries to be in the top 5 percentile, educational opportunities should not be denied to those who fail to be in the first 5 percent and therefore thousands have opted for MBBS abroad in the last decade and the number is growing every year.

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NEET Exam Aspirants Data-

 

Registered

Appeared

Qualified

NEET 2020

Total

15,97,435

13,66,945

7,71,500

NEET 2019

Total

15,19,375

14,10,755

7,97,042


Medical Seats in India


Type of CollegesMBBSBDS
Total CollegesTotal SeatsTotal CollegesTotal Seats
Government Colleges27241,388503,513
Private Colleges including Deemed Universities26035,54026323,260
Total Seats through NEET53276,92831326773

Source- NTA Statistics 

According to the Medial Council of India (MCI), there are 532 recognized colleges in India that offer MBBS courses, with a total of 79,928 seats. In comparison, there are hundreds of  additional institutes located across the globe that are recognized by the MCI for MBBS courses

Couple all this with the considerable cost of MBBS in India at private institutes (the same degree is often cheaper internationally!) and the allure of travelling abroad, and you won’t be surprised to see that MBBS from abroad is becoming a popular option today. Now Indian medical aspirants who wish to pursue medicine in India starts searching for other options.

Advantages of Pursuing an MBBS from Abroad

1. Less Dependence on NEET Rank

Although from 2018 onwards the highly competitive NEET entrance exam has become compulsory for applying to MBBS courses internationally, the competition will still be considerably less compared to Indian institutes. There are nearly 3 times as many students applying for the MBBS course in India as the number of available seats, and the competition is cutthroat as admission takes place on the basis of rank secured. In comparison, students pursuing MBBS abroad have minimal requirements in terms of NEET ranking.

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2. Lower Costs Compared to Private Indian Institutes

Government medical colleges in India are undoubtedly affordable, however, the private medical colleges are expensive, with minimum costs around Rs. 45-50 lakhs to pursue an MBBS degree. In comparison, an MBBS degree in a foreign destination like BangladeshRussia or the Kazakhstan would cost around than Rs. 30 lakh, based on the specific country. Also, there are many hidden costs involved in studying at a private medical college in India, which can be eliminated by studying abroad where the costs are largely up front.

3. Quality of Education

Institutes that are recognized by the MCI and also meet the local standard of education regulations generally offer top quality education to MBBS students. As compared to domestic institutes, medical colleges abroad face extensive censure to maintain quality standards. However, it’s best to verify the ranking and/or reviews of any institution you are considering applying to.

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4. International Exposure

Studying abroad is a learning experience in itself, regardless of the course, as you learn about a new culture and how to adapt to a new environment. Specifically for an MBBS course, studying abroad gives exposure to a variety of medical conditions, along with advanced technology, state-of-the-art apparatus, and amenities. 

Challenges in Pursuing an MBBS from Abroad

College Recognition

It is essential to thoroughly research any medical college you are considering to apply to, so that you can verify its recognition in its own country and in India. Visit the Medical Council of India website to confirm if the college you’re interested in is recognized by the MCI. Also, check that your prospective medical school is recognized by WHO (World Health Organization). A degree from an unrecognized institute will most likely not be of any use in your career.

License to Practice

If you complete your MBBS degree outside of India, you will be required to pass the Foreign Medical Graduate Examination (FMGE) screening test in order to register with the MCI or any state medical council and practice medicine in India. The test is conducted twice a year by the National Board of Examinations for Indian nationals and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI). FMGE is based on the MBBS curriculum.

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