National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)
The NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test ), formerly the AIPMT (All India Pre-Medical Test) is an entrance examination in India for students who wish to study graduate and postgraduate medical courses (MBBS, MD, MS), dental courses (BDS, MDS),Ayurveda medicine (BAMS) and homeopathic medicine (BHMS) in government or private colleges in India. NEET-UG is a single entrance test for admissions to more than 80000 MBBS,BDS, BAMS,BHMS seats across India. NEET-UG replaced all individual MBBS exams conducted by states or colleges themselves in 2013. Last NEET-UG was held on 6 May, 2018 and results were declared on 4 June of the 2018. In 2019 NEET exam was on May 5th 2019 and result will announced on June 5th 2019.
For NEET-UG, there are questions from Chemistry, Physics, Botany & Zoology.NEET exam is totally for 720 marks. A correct response gives the candidate 3 marks while 1 mark is deducted for every wrong answer. No marks are deducted if the candidate has not attempted a question. The total time duration is of 3 hours.
The number of registered candidates for NEET 2019 was reported at 15.19 lakh by the Times of India. In comparison, the number of registered candidates for NEET 2018 was 13.26 lakh. This year there was a marked 14.4% rise in applicants since last year. While checking out the datas we can find out a huge improvement in number of students appearing NEET exam, but the government medical seats in India is totally nearby 30500 and private medical seats are nearby 35000 , So the total medical seats available is below 70000. So what about others? Majority will drop their dreams and will go for some graduation or some other technical courses. Some will again fight for 1 year by repeating the NEET , But some will think wisely and choose universities outside India.
Why study MBBS outside India ?
Because of limited seats in India , all medical aspirants cant get seats in India sometimes student with 68% in plus two will be topper than the student have 98% , so we can’t even blame student for scoring low marks in NEET. So the students who dreamed to be a doctor has to choose universities outside India.
Is MBBS Abroad costly?
Not at all, It may depends on university and country you selected, Abroad MBBS fees starts from 10 Lakhs to 1.20 Crore . So fix your budget for the whole course including tution fees, visa processing, food and accommodation and air tickets. Then find out the best universities in various countries which come under your budget then choose the university from a safest country comes under your budget , always try to took seats in universities which Indian students are already studying and collect the details of students studying there from the education consultant, So you can ask previous students about the college, coaching food and accommodation , services provided by education consultant.
Tips to take MBBS Admission abroad?
- While choosing universities please try to choose A grade universities if your budget allows.
- Always plan your road map up to PG
- Choose Larger cities or Capital city of a country to study
- You need to prepare for MCI exam along with your studies
- Choose right educational consultant to advice you for selection of country and university
- Do not pay university tution fees to educational consultant, always try to make payment directly to university.
- Always consult with students studying in your selected university to know more about the university and culture of the country and ensure you are ok with that.
- Always check the number of Indian students in your selected university.
- Grade of University and language of teaching is another important thing
Advantages of studying MBBS Abroad
No entrance test for Admission :
Admission will be based on your 12th percentage and admissions are on a first come first serve bassis. Students above 50% can apply but students above 75% have preference.
No Donation :
None of the universities in abroad are asking for Donations or Capitation fees, Also the fees structure are low compared to fees in India. So the students can study MBBS even in a low budget. Fees range starts from 1.5 lakhs / year. For getting seats in a good university with low fees , you have to apply as soon as possible.
World Class Infrastructure :
All the major university campus have world class infrastructure with modern equipment in hospitals, and most of the universities are of high standard and recognized by MCI, WHO, UNESCO and European council.
International Exposure :
Indian students who studying in abroad universities can meet students from various countries, ethnicity and background that will help students to settling down.
Low cost of Living :
This is the main part which parents and students are worried about, but in most of the countries living cost is relatively cheap while comparing in India. Student has to spend average of 100$ to 200$ / month (Rs 7000- Rs 15000)for living expense. This may varie according to the lifestyle of student.