How to Study MBBS abroad at low cost

Study MBBS abroad at low cost & what to be aware of? Our research

All over the world, there are around 10,000 good medical schools teaching MBBS Courses. For the current scenario, MCI has approved around 200 medical schools all over the world. The reason why many students prefer to study abroad is its lower cost. You can study in the best medical schools that too in the lower budget than in India.

In India, an average private medical college  ( For MBBS ) will charge you a fee of Rs. 12,00,000 / year. This figure can go above whooping Rs. 1 crore for 5 years. Even after paying this much cost the medical schools that they get is not up to the mark in education and other infrastructure.

Although Gov. medical colleges of India have a great reputation and well-maintained infrastructure but if you want to secure a seat in Gov. medical college you must secure a very good rank in NEET exam.

Now the thing is, everyone is not able to fetch a government seat. So, instead of taking a drop they start looking at private top medical schools of their country and abroad.

Now, financially studying in private medical colleges is not a wise decision. That’s why the students who are not able to secure a good rank in NEET exam start searching for best medical schools in the world, And finally they end up studying their MBBS course in abroad.

The process of MBBS admission in abroad is pretty much straightforward when compared to that of Indian universities. Unlike India, you won’t have to pay hefty donations or sit for any entrance exams to study MBBS in Abroad. This seems to be a better career option.

All you need to have is a mark sheet showing that you have scored 50% in 10+2 with PCB + NEET qualification mark sheet and you are eligible to get into a medical school. If you want to work and practice in India after completing MBBS in abroad, you can do it after qualifying the MCI Screening Test. Countries like Russia, Georgia, China, and Ukraine are also known for delivering good passing percentage (up to 15%) in the MCI Test.

Many MBBS schools abroad provide coaching for MCI Screening Test so that students can make a successful career after completing MBBS in Abroad.

  • The following is the list of countries which are preferred by most of the students who study MBBS abroad. ( Cheap)

  1. Russia
  2. Ukraine
  3. Kyrgyzstan
  4. China
  5. USA
  6. Georgia

etc.. this list goes on and on

Here are some top medical schools who teach MBBS &you can consider them for yourself.

List of TOP Medical schools for Indians to study MBBS Abroad ( As per google reviews )


Some Top Medical Universities in Kyrgyzstan:

  • Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University.
  • Osh State University – International Medical Faculty.
  • Jalalabad State University.
  • Kyrgyz State Medical Academy.


Some Top Medical Universities in Ukraine:

  • Bogomolets National University.
  • Kharkiv National Medical University
  • Vinnitsya National Medical University.
  • V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.
  • Odessa National Medical University.


Some Top Medical Universities in Russia :

  • Mari State University
  • Perm State Medical University
  • Orenburg State Medical University
  • Siberian State Medical University
  • Tver State Medical University
  • Nizhny Novgorod State Medical University
  • Moscow State University
  • Saint Petersburg Medical University
  • Kursk State Medical University
  • Crimea State Medical University


Some Top Medical Universities in China :




What factor determines before selecting a MBBS School abroad?


According to our research, we found that there is mainly 3 factors which determine your selection

  1. Budget
  2. Structure of medical school/education in that country
  3. Living standards of that country and medical school

We suggest you refer quora for this 

Precautions that you must consider befor applying for a medical school in abroad ;


  • The college chosen for study must be a recognized college of Medical Council of India (MCI) list otherwise the MBBS Degree got through the college/University will have no value in India.
  • The student must ascertain well before joining that the college is giving the medical course strictly through English medium only.
  • Student must know the tuition fee and other expenditure incurred for the completion of course.
  • Student must be well aware of the duration of the course, the number of semesters for the course etc. well before joining the course.
  • Consult the students of the previous batches of that college to ascertain the quality and standard of education that the college is providing.
  • You must know medical school prerequisites before joining.
  • Stay away from middlemen, They will try to cheat you.
  • Try to Pay the college fee directly.  Always research everything before investing any money on it.

Complete list of Recognised Medical schools by MCI ( Medical council of India )


SourceMCI ( Medical Council of India )


Studying MBBS abroad is definitely a good choice of private medical colleges of India who charge you whooping amount but remember studying abroad has its own demerits and risk

So decide wisely.

Good luck :))


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