THE MENTORMBBS FAQs

THE MENTOR MBBS - FAQs

You have to meet the following eligibility criteria in order to apply for studying medicine abroad:

  • You are an Indian citizen and at least 17 years old on or before 31st December of the admission year
  • Appeared & Passed 10+2 from a recognized Board in India / Abroad
  • Has Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as subjects in 12th & passed each subject?
  • Has obtained minimum 50% (40% for SC/ST/OBC) in aggregate in PCB
  • You must have a qualifying score in NEET ( National Eligibility & Entrance Test)

Please do not contact MENTOR Education & Career / Mentor Knowledge Management Pvt Ltd / Mentor’s MBBS Department if you are not fulfilling the complete eligibility criteria.  

Here’s the step by step process for applying for admission in a foreign country for Indian students:

 

There is no entrance exam for admission in MBBS abroad.

  • Admission is granted on class 12th marks.
  • Admission on a first come first serve basis

 

  • First of all, you need to submit your 12th Marksheet, NEET Score Card, Aadhar Card, or Passport To Check Your Eligibility 

 

  • If we, MENTOR MBBS Department founds you eligible then we will share the further process as it may differ from university to university 

 

  • The admission process takes 2- 4 weeks – if all documents are & complete.
  • Admission is done year-round on a “rolling admission policy”. The student applies for admission and completes Documents any time in the year. Admission is granted after filing. Student joins when the academic year commences.
  • An admission Letter by the University is issued in 2 to 10 working days.

 

Contact within the time for successful admission in a good medical university 

  • If you are able to choose & got admitted to a good medical college/university then rest assure that you will be getting excellent education from UG to Doctoral Level. 
  • Some Foreign Universities are on par with AIIMS or even better.

  • Students wanting admission in MBBS abroad should contact MENTOR as early as they are in 12th itself, and MENTOR will assist them with admission, completing the other requirements of medical college/university and the provisional admission letter will also issue from the university. 
  • Students can contact MENTOR anytime before or after they got their 12th mark. 

  • Once you get the admission letter , you will get time to complete your remaining requirements and once you complete that MENTOR will apply visa for you

    • After you get a student visa a batch is formed and you fly in a group to join the class
    • The entire process takes about 4 to 8 weeks

  • MENTOR has a dedicated team for visas, called “ MVFT ”  

    • Visa and travel documentation is complete subject to original papers from the student – such as passport & mark sheets, etc.
    • The entire process takes about 3 to 5 weeks
    • Students are advised to apply for admission EARLY and to apply for their passports if they do not have one.
    • MENTOR will take care of the admission & visa process completely.

  • As such IELTS, TOEFL, GRE, or GMAT exams are not required for MBBS admission or visa, but still, it depends on the country you are choosing, Please check personally. 

  • Almost all countries are best to study MBBS subject to that you check following things at the initial level of your MBBS Admission selection process itself : 

    1. That country has good relationships with India 
    2. That country is out of any kind of terrorism etc. 
    3. That country’s living cost is reasonable for Indians as we earn in INR 🙂 
    4. Travel to that country is available from India and cost-effectively 
    5. Language of that country can be learned or not, is it very difficult or easy? 
    6. Hows the weather conditions, availability of Indian food depends on that 
    7. What is the  disease pattern, every region every country’s disease pattern can be different 
    8. Also, consider that where you are getting maximum similarities from India 

    For more on this, you can always buzz MENTOR for your personalized counseling and the fittest medical university & country for you. 

Yes, why not, as thousands of students going and coming and practicing in India now, the benefits of study MBBS abroad are :

  • No Donation - Maximum Medical Universities Abroad have No Donation Policy
  • No Entrance Exam - There is no Entrance Exam in Maximum Medical Universities abroad offering MBBS to Indian Students
  • No Quota - The majority of countries and their universities do not have a quota system as India
  • No Fees Fluctuation - Tuition Fees do not change in between.
  • Same Duration - 5 Years + 1 Year for Internship prevails in India and same system is in almost all medical universities worldwide.
  • Same Language - English is the language of higher education in India, same language is available in almost all universities offering MBBS / Medical Education program
  • Same World Wide Accepted Degree - Just like Indian Medical Degree is accepted worldwide.
  • These foreign country’s medical universities are also accepted worldwide.
  • Same World Wide Prevailed Curriculum - The UG & PG medical education the curriculum is almost the same everywhere.
  • Same Pedagogy - Assessment & Semester Pedagogy is also almost similar

The duration of the MBBS degree in the abroad colleges varies from 5.5 years / 6 years or 8 years. The average cost of studying MBBS abroad ranges between INR 20 Lacs 3 Crore. 

If you are conscious enough and having a good academic profile then it is most likely that MENTOR will place you in the university having :

  1. Better Infrastructure - Having a good Patient flow and modern medical methodologies in practice
  2. Better Faculties - having a great academic profile with long experience of teaching medicine
  3. Better Exposure - Offers better exposure to Indian students in terms of clinical rotations and patient exposures
  4. Better Opportunities - After education opportunities like settling in developed country and getting their license is must better chances in some medical universities abroad

Good opportunity to travel around the world and learn & experience different cultures Opportunities to make significant contributions to your society and to your country after graduation

Over And Above , If a Student studies MBBS abroad in MENTOR’s recommended Medical universities then it is more likely that he / she can take advantage of globalisation and can practice in developed countries too and he or she will be better doctor then their friends in India.

Contact MENTOR MBBS Department, They will take care of everything and ensure you become a very good doctor. 

Looking for cheapest MBBS in the world ? MBBS in Philippines , Russia , Kyrgyzstan , Kajakhistan offers one of the lowest fees for MBBS in abroad for Indian students. The total college tuition fee for the Medical course is around 20 Lakhs would be. 

If you get admission in any government college in India then India is obviously best but if this is not the situation then select best foreign medical college / university , MENTOR will help you in that regards also. 

 

If you don’t get admission in any of the government colleges in India then choosing a college abroad is the best option. This is because, Indian private colleges cost much higher than overseas MBBS. Additionally, overseas MBBS education quality is much better than India! Hence, it is always recommended to opt in overseas MBBS option to grab the better opportunity.

USA , Canada , Australia , NewZealand , UK , UAE are paying great and offering great opportunities to Indian doctors , you can contact MENTOR for more details on this. 

The Philippines as such as few medical universities offering even 5.5-year programs including internships.

About Passport 

How does one apply for an Indian Passport and what documents do I need? You can apply for Passport through Online Registration at the Government of India’s official passport website.   A passport is needed for travel overseas. Normally, it takes 15 Days to get a fresh passport but in some States, it may take up to 1 month also. If there is time – apply under the ordinary processing scheme (Rs 1000). If time is short use the TATKAL scheme (Rs. 2,000-2,500 fee); and get your passport faster. Your new Passport will be valid for 10 years.   The following documents are needed for a Passport under the ordinary scheme.

  • Your birth certificate or school-leaving certificate.
  • Proof of residence.
  • Certificate of educational qualifications (Class X or XII Mark sheet)
  • Passport size photographs of the face with a white background
  • Prescribed fee by the Passport office.

For an application under Tatkal – you will need two additional documents:

  1. Affidavit as per the format in the passport form and
  2. a Verification letter from a Govt. officer of a certain rank – read the passport form for the format of each document and who can do the verification.
  3. For Tatkal – you have to go personally and submit the form, with original documents.

  The site: http://passport.nic.in contains city-wise addresses & phone numbers of passport offices, fees and many other details. You can submit your application personally or via speed post. For TATKAL you have to personally visit the office with your Original documents. We recommend you apply for your passport IMMEDIATELY if you wish to travel overseas.

About MCI, WHO and Recognisation of Degree related

What is an MCI Eligibility Certificate and how do I get it? Now its not required , not to apply anywhere , not required at all , just give the NEET exam and qualify it , keep the certificate with you and when you come back to India after completion of your medical program abroad , you are required to submit that to get your provisional medical registration with your home state medical council.

After you got Medical Degree from abroad country , you will appear for a “Screening test” conducted by the National Board of Education (NBE), New Delhi. This is conducted twice a year; on last Saturday / Sunday of September and on last Saturday / Sunday of March. After you pass it, you file your papers with the MCI, which will give you a Registration Number and you are now legally registered to practice as a medical professional in India.

  • There are NO LIMITS on the number of attempts for the Screening test
  • A sincere student can pass the Screening Test in the 1st attempt. The Pass mark is 50%. The test is a QUALIFYING test similar to class 12. It is NOT an ELIMINATION test such as IIT, where only the top 2-3000 students get admission, irrespective of the marks. Here all that one has to do is to get 50% and one can pass the screening test.There is no negative marking also
  • Students should NOT be worried of the screening test if they have studied in class. Study material & coaching is available for screening test if needed.

Which foreign University’s Medical Degree is recognised by MCI?

The current MCI guidelines for Foreign Universities are as follows:

  • The foreign Medical University should be recognised by the WHO (World Health Organization).
  • The Education Degree issued allows the student to practice in that country. (There should be no rule which disallows the degree holder from practicing in the country issuing the degree) Medical Universities represented by MENTOR are always MCI recognised.

After WTO and liberalisation of Services – a Degree issued by a recognised Medical Institute is recognised internationally. In addition – most countries take a Competency Test prior to Registration as a medical professional. Some country’s Tests are as follows:

  • India: National Board of Examination (NBE)
  • United Kingdom: PLAB
  • United States of America: USMLE
  • Canada, Australia, Singapore etc. after passing respective exam conducted by each country’s board.
  • MBBS/MD Doctors from our universities are eligible to practice in more than 150 countries, including India, after complying with local laws.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is an international Healthcare Regulatory Organisation comes under United Nations . 

The WHO publishes a “Directory of Medical Institutes”, which is a list of Medical Colleges given to it by the Government of each Country. 

Any Indian student willing to go abroad must see few mandatory recognisations , out of this , one is WHO also. 

MENTOR is to Assist Students & Parents in Choosing & Enrolling in the educational program which fits Completely for them & finally help them achieving their desired career which leads to a wonderful & content life for them. It is a digital initiative of MENTOR (supported by Career Advisors spread over the world ), Trusted thru work since 2004 as a Career Adviser & Official Admission Facilitator, working together with most Appreciated Avenues of Learning (Institutes, Colleges & Universities ) Globally. 

 

MENTOR MBBS Department is a special initiative of MENTOR since 2004 to provide India & developed countries competent medical doctors thru getting them educated by good medical colleges & universities across globe at reasonable cost.  

We have a complete system of assisting students & parents online for counseling, admission, visa i.e whole process and you will find a wonderful experience, better than any local ill-knowledge Councellor. 

Mr.Somesh Khandelwal & Mr.Romesh Khandelwal are co founded MENTOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT PVT LTD in 2004 & SANSKAR BHARTI FOUNDATION in 2009 and so far they personally helped thousands of students & parents for better career opportunities. They are been awarded best in the league many times and students and parents call them real MENTORs. They have the exposure in all education & career related sectors and working hand on hand with thousands of educational avenues and education flag bearers across the globe. By education first has a management degree and later has a finance. 

Choose only best to offer & offer programs to students according to their academic profile. 

Not compromising with reconditions of universities nor compromise with academic requirements of students also. 

Since 2004 , we are helping students achieve their dream of becoming Doctors in various countries like Philippines, China, Russia, Ukraine, Georgia, USA – the Caribbean etc. Taking the decision to study MBBS in Philippines or Ukraine or Georgia or China or Russia is not an easy task but MENTOR is providing all the details, which ultimately clears doubts and assists in proceeding for admission. Living in a foreign country can also be a challenge but we create facilities in such a way that a student feels like a HOME AWAY FROM HOME.

 

More then 5000 Students for MBBS are enrolled by us including associates from across India. Already many batches of our students have completed their degrees and now practicing in India & abroad in Renowned Hospitals.  

MENTOR has been identified as the most trusted career partner by thousands of satisfied students and parents because:

MENTOR has a team of most seasoned, experienced, tried and tested career counsellors.

We began in 2004; so we have exceptionally good know – how of Academic laws, Visa laws, Large base of foreign partners for providing our students post landing to placement services. 

  1. Exposure of Complete Value Chain of a Medical Student - Helpful for students at every transition, as we have started long before, and by now many batches have completed MBBS and working in renowned hospitals in India & abroad.
  2. Cost Effectiveness - Helps parents save money, we take care of overall expenses so that it remains in control.
  3. Chooses Only the Best – Works with only the focused students & the best and completely recognized & approved Medical Universities that helps parents & students to remain contented.
  4. Lifelong Vision – Thinks & acts with a lifelong vision for a student’s career growth, helps parents & students to remain inspired for big achievements like USMLE/Post Graduation/Specialities