SHOULD I OPT FOR MBBS ABROAD OR DROP FOR ONE YEAR???
MBBS is a professional degree regardless of wherever you take admission – “India or Abroad”, In the above case, drop or repeat means devoting one full year in the preparation of NEET-UG.
Before answering the question, let’s evaluate the pros and cons of the studying MBBS abroad.
- Students who wish to study MBBS abroad don’t have to rank in any competitive examination. Only qualifying the examination would be enough for the candidate to file application for MBBS in any foreign university.
- Any student who passed class XII with 50% marks in Physics Chemistry and Biology along with NEET is eligible to get direct admission in any foreign university without any counselling or merit list just by filling in the application form and obtaining the invitation from the University for applying the Visa.
- Students spend almost 15 lakhs to 30 lakhs as an overall fees for studying MBBS in foreign university wherein the student is given the facility of paying the fees in instalments which makes it affordable for many middle class families in India.
- In contrast to that Indian Private medical Colleges seldom give such a facility which makes it nearly impossible to bear the expenditure.
- Medical education from abroad gives you an exposure of the educational patterns of different countries along with that it gives the students an outlook about medical profession practiced in different parts of the world making the global citizens with a multicultural approach which enhances the overall growth of the personality of a student.
- Curriculum taught in Indian medical colleges is same as in abroad.
- Students who feel home sick, would miss the opportunity of studying abroad.
- At times students find it difficult to communicate in the native language of the country however with a little effort they learn a new language as well.
- Students are sometimes reluctant to spend an extra 6 months for MBBS in abroad because most of the universities in abroad offer 6 years of MBBS course and in India it is 5 and a half years. Nevertheless, investing 6 months more is quite better than dropping out for a year.
To answer the above mentioned question as to who should drop one year is as follows:
- Anyone who is confident about cracking NEET by studying 15 hours a day for 1 whole year.
- Anyone whose budget is less than 20 lakhs
- Anyone who can wait and see his/her friends taking leap forward.
To conclude, there are far more positive reasons of doing MBBS abroad and we at MedStudies are always eager to guide to take this leap of faith for your bright future.