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Planning to Pursue Medicine from Abroad? Choose any of the 7 Best Colleges

Limited seats in good medical colleges and high course fee has driven a significant number of Indian students across shore to foreign universities. Faced with tough competition in NEET 2018, many students either don’t get the college of their choice or are forced to pay hefty amount as course fee.

In past decade or so this flow of Medical aspirants abroad to pursue a course in medicine has seen a rise of 10% to 20%. This flow has opened avenues for foreign universities to serve the best of Indian talent post NEET Result who are otherwise deprived of admission in a college of their choice in the home country.

Well, if you are one of those who has decided to pursue medicine from abroad and are looking for some best medical colleges then relax. To make your task easy, we have compiled a list of seven best medical colleges abroad along with the details of courses offered by them and fee structure. So, sit back, relax and go through this blog to find which destination falls best for your dream of pursuing the education in medicine.

  1. Fudan University, China

We kick-start our top 7 list with a college from one of the most popular destinations for Indian medical aspirants ‘China’.

Fudan University located in the metropolis of Shanghai is a famous and historical University rated as the top Medical destination in China. The university offers graduate level degree certification in Medicine to students who have passed their senior secondary level or equivalent examination from recognized board/institute.

Courses offered: MBBS, MD

Course Fee: The fee for the course is INR 2, 00,000 to and INR 2,50,000 per annum.

Cost of living in Shanghai: The cost of living for a student in Shanghai, China would sum up to around 20,000 to 21,000.

  1. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russia

It is among one of the oldest universities in Russia and stands among top 10 universities in the country. The university offers a state of the art infrastructure and environment for your medical education. The fee structure is affordable and Indian students can get a good platform to pursue medicine.

Courses offered: MBBS

Course Fee: The fee for the course is around 1.12 Lacs to 1.21 Lacs per annum.

Cost of living in Moscow: The cost of living for a medical student in Moscow, Russia stands out to be around INR 15,000 to INR 17,000 per month.

  1. Harvard University, USA

A Top ranked university in many national and International rankings the University is synonyms with quality education and excellent pedagogy. Located in Massachusetts the university is a hub for various technical, medical, applied sciences, language etc courses.

Key facts about the University:  The University offers a Four-year graduate course in Medicine unlike the usual 5 to 6 years duration course in India and China. Post-course completion students have to go for 3 to 7 years of residency.

The 44th President of USA Barak Obama is among the notable alumnus of the University.

Courses offered: Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Osteopathic

Course Fee: The fee for the course ranges from INR 30 Lacs to INR 50 Lacs.

Cost of living in Massachusett: Cost of living in the city of Massachuset for a student can be summed up to around INR 18,000 to INR 20,000 per month.

  1. Imperial College, UK

The institute is ranked fourth in the world for clinical, pre-clinical a health-related courses in the Times Higher Education rankings. One of the best in the business the college caters to the needs of international standards required for decimating medical education.

Key facts about the College:  The College offers a dual qualification to its medical students. Students of six-year undergraduate program obtain a BSc. in addition to their MBBS. Imperial College holds the distinction of being the only college in the United Kingdom to focus entirely on Science, engineering, medicine, and business education.

Courses offered:  MBChB/MBBS, MD

Course Fee:  The average fee for the course is around INR 35 Lacs to INR 40 Lacs and depends upon the specialization of the course opted for

Cost of living in London: The cost of living is around INR 18,000 to 20,000 in London city for a student.

  1. University of Sydney

Australia is a popular destination for Indian students. The University of Sydney is a great outing for your medical career. The university is located in the heart of the city and is among the top educational institutes in the country.

Key facts about the University:  The University houses over 60,000 students from across 130 plus nations enrolled in its UG, PG, and research level course.

Courses offered: Doctor of Medicine, MBBS

Course Fee: The fee for the course ranges from INR 15 Lacs to INR 20 Lacs.

Cost of living in Sydney: Cost of living in Sydney is around INR 15,000 to INR 18,000 per month.

  1. University of Munich, Munich

Though, an automobile hub Germany houses some of the best medical colleges in the world and the University of Munich is a good example of the same. The University offers quality facility and education at a pocket-friendly cost to medical aspirants which make it an ideal destination for foreign students to look for.

Key facts about the University:  The University demands German language proficiency from aspiring students before offering them admission in the course.

Courses offered: Diploma/Magister/Staatsexmen

Course Fee: The fee for the course ranges from INR 22 Lacs to INR 30 Lacs

Cost of living in Munich: Cost of living in Munich city is around INR 17,000 to INR 22,000 per month.

  1. Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy, Bishkek

Kyrgyzstan is home to more than 12,000 students from abroad and Indian medical students form a significant portion of the same. Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy is a government recognized medical institute located in the capital city of Bishkek offers a good choice for Indian medical aspirants for pursuing their studies aboard.

Key facts about the University:  The University offers direct admission to the course without any entrance exam that requires students to submit their documents and wait for the call.

Courses offered: MBBS, MD

Course Fee: The fee for the course is around 10 Lacs to 15 Lacs for the course duration.

Cost of living in Bishkek: Cost of living is limited to INR 10,000 to 15,000 per month.

Most of the countries offer an extended visa to students to work and recover their cost of studies. Apart from that students can also opt for part-time job opportunities during the course duration to support their livelihood.

Now that we have listed the best of the medical colleges from abroad you can choose any of them to kick-start your career in medical sciences. In case, you still find yourself stuck or in some confusion then please comment your queries below.