Malaysia is one of the most developed countries in Asia with Kula Lumpur as the capital city. It is one of Asia’s top tourist destination with well-structured cities and roads with a lot of natural resources. The Malaysian education system is one of the best education systems in the world with modern technologies and facilities. The Medical stream is highly developed in Malaysia and a student’s first choice to study MBBS in an Asian country will be Malaysia. The students who like to study MBBS abroad then Malaysia is the best option for your MBBS studies.

The implementation of NEET as eligibility for the MBBS admission in India and students are provided admissions in Indian medical college on the basis of marks obtained in the NEET examination. A large number of Indian students who wish to study MBBS in India are not able to get admission in the Indian medical colleges.

The only option for Indian students who are not able to obtain high marks in NEET examination is to study in a foreign country. Most of the south Indians opts to study MBBS in Malaysia. Malaysia is like a second home for south Indians. Tamil is also an official language of Malaysia so a good number of students from Tamil Nadu study their MBBS in Malaysia.

The Universities which provides MBBS or MD education and are affiliated with MQA (Malaysian Qualifying Authority), WHO (World Health Organisation) WDOMS ( world directory of medical schools, FAIMER (The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research), WFME ( World federation of Medical Education) are listed below.

  1. AMIST Medical University

  2. Lincoln University College.

  3. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre

  4. Universiti Sains Malaysia School of Medical Science

  5. University Malaya Medical Centre

  6. International Medical University

  7. Universiti Putra Malaysia Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.

  8. Universiti Malaysia Sarawak Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

  9. International Islamic University Malaysia Kulliyyah of Medicine

  10. Penang Medical College

  11. Universiti Kuala Lumpur Royal College Medicine of Perak

  12. Melaka Manipal Medical College Faculty of Medicine

  13. Universiti Malaysia Sabah School of Medicine

  14. Universiti Teknologi MARA Faculty of Medicine

  15. Monash University School of Medicine and Health Sciences

  16. Allianze University College of Medical Sciences

  17. UCSI University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

  18. Cyberjaya University College of Medical Science Faculty of Medicine

  19. Management & Science University International Medical School

  20. SEGi University Faculty of Medicine

  21. MAHSA University College Faculty of Medicine

  22. Quest International University Perak Faculty of Medicine

  23. Widad University College

  24. Taylor’s University School of Medicine

  25. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences (FMHS)

  26. Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine

The duration of a medical degree in Malaysia is 5 years which includes first two years of theoretical and the last three years clinical practice under specialist supervision. The fee structure in Malaysian universities for MBBS degree starts from 70 lakhs INR for whole five years.

Cost of Living:

RM 1,000(USD 313) to RM 1,500(USD 469) per month


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Work Opportunities in Malaysia

During Course: International students are allowed to work part-time basis during semester breaks, festive holidays or more than seven days of holiday for a maximum of 20 hours a week. International students are permitted to work in restaurants, petrol kiosks, mini markets and hotels except in the following positions: cashier, singer, masseur, musician, Guest Relations Officer or any activity deemed to be immoral.

After Course: After completion of studies in Malaysia, you do not apply for the work permit yourself. Your prospective employer applies it on your behalf. You just wait for the "landing order" from the Immigration Department of Malaysia which will be forwarded to you by your employer. The actual cost should be less than US$500.00 visa fee, levy, work permit fee & processing charges, medical screening depending on circumstances, and is paid for by your employer.

Documents Required for Admission Assessment

  • Following is a list of documents required for admission assessment for Malaysia:

  • Attested copies of 10th and 12th mark sheet and completion certificate

  • Bachelor Degree Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits) (If Applicable)

  • Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc. (NOT REQUIRED IN MALAYSIA)

  • Standardized Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (NOT REQUIRED IN MALAYSIA)

  • Two academic references letters

  • Two references from employers (where applicable)

  • Passport sized photographs

  • Statement of Purpose (SOP)

  • Resume/CV

  • Draft for application fees, if applicable

  • Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture program)

  • Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities

Note: Documents required for individual universities and individual courses in the Malaysia may vary.

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