In India their are very much difficulties for the students who want to pursue their careers in medical field. This is because here in India cut-off are very high for getting admitted in medical colleges and private colleges taken much amount of donations. People who can afford to give donations grabs the opportunities but those who can’t afford to give donations and also doesn’t have eligible marks miss these opportunities. So it gets very much difficult for the students in India to get enrolled in medical colleges in India.
24 year Paul Varghese is the native of Kochi in India. He is the final year student of MBBS in China’s Jiangxi University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is about to live his dream by completing his MBBS from the college of China. If he hadn’t taken admission in the medical college of China to pursue his dream, it would have remained a dream for him. He said low marks in the entrance exam had closed the doors of medical colleges in India, so he got enrolled in the college of China to pursue his dream. His dream is to treat and heal the ill. Paul says if he pursued his dream from India he must have spent Rs 20 lakh on tuition fees over 6 years. Donation fees is twice in India.
High cut-offs, limited number of seats, competition,huge fees and high donation charged by the private medical colleges in India have closed the doors for entering in the medical college for many of the students and this is the reason why students from south India are going to Armenia, Georgia, China, and the Philippines for taking admission in medical college where fees is relatively low and admission procedure is easy.
Indian students going to russia for cheap medical study
Over 9000 students from India, studying medicine in Russia and 25%of them are from southern India. Students heading to Russia, is significantly increasing every year. Overseas educational Consultants says 3000 to 4000 students studying in china from India, around 300 from them are from south India. Students prefer China and Philippines over US,UK and Canada which are expensive. From US, student can complete his degree in Rs 1.5 to 3 crore where from China student could complete his degree in Rs 36lakhs including food, stay and tuition fees.
As NEET has been made compulsory for the students who want to take admission in Medicine, students are likely to get increased to go Abroad. If students choose to get enrolled in cities other then Moscow and St Petersburg cost of medical education is low. Annual increase of 15 to 20% is been recorded in students joining colleges in Russia.