Low Budget Countries for Abroad MBBS

Pursuing MBBS abroad has become one of the most looked out options for Indian Medical aspirants due to various reasons including less availability of MBBS seats in India, high competition, high budget in private medical colleges etc. If you are looking to study MBBS abroad at low cost, but at the same time with standards equal to that of Indian MBBS, then here is the list of countries that offer high quality education at low cost.

Low Budget Countries for Abroad MBBS

MBBS in Philippines, Ukraine, Armenia & Kyrgyzstan - Academic comparison

Criteria Philippines Ukraine Armenia Kyrgyzstan
Entrance examination Yes No No yes
NEET qualified Yes Yes Yes Yes
Standard of Curriculum International International International International
Gateway to medical practice in USA Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ease of clearing USMLE Yes Yes Yes Yes
Fee structure 17 L to 25 L 15 L to 26 L 15 L to 22 L 15 L to 20 L
Duration 6 years 5.8 years 5+1 years 5-6 years
Name of the degree MD MD or MBBS MD or MBBS MBBS
Medium of instruction English English English English
Official language Filipino and English Ukrainian and English Assyrian, Greek, Russian, and Yazidi Kurdish English, French, and German are spoken by small populations of Kyrgyzstan
Language barrier No No No No
Opportunities for Clinical rotations in USA and UK Yes Yes Yes Yes
Infrastructure Good Good Good Good
Curriculum US based Ukraine general state syllabus first 3 years cover the preclinical studies 3 years clinical studies with internships and clinical practice European standards

MBBS in Philippines, Ukraine, Armenia & Kyrgyzstan - Geographic comparison

Criteria Philippines Ukraine Armenia Kyrgyzstan
Location Southeast Asia in the South China Sea, with Malaysia in south-west, Indonesia in south, and Vietnam in west, Taiwan, and mainland China to the north.  Ukraine, a country in Eastern Europe Destination Armenia, this page is about the landlocked country on the crossroad between Europe and Asia. Kyrgyzstan shares land borders with 4 countries: Kazakhstan, China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan.
Area 300,000km2 603,628 km2 29.743km2 199,900km2
Population 10.49 crores2017 4.22 crores 29.7 Lakhs 12 Lakhs 50 thousands
Climate Similar to India Ukraine has a temperate continental climate with cold, snowy winters and warm summers. Continental and Dry In Kyrgyzstan, a mountainous country of central Asia, the climate is continental, with cold winters
Currency Philippine peso Ukrainian Hryvnia Armenian Dram Kyrgyzstani som
Exchange rate 1.39 Indian rupee 2.92 Indian rupee 0.15 Indian rupee 1.02 Indian rupee
Time difference from India 2 hours 30 Mins ahead of India 3 hours and 30 minutes India is 1 hour and 30 minutes ahead of Armenia 30 minutes ahead of India
Travelling time from India 9 to 10 hours 10h to 11 hours 5 hours 3 hours 20 minutes
Ticket cost Starts from 23,000 INR Starts from 37,000 INR Starts from 16,000 Starts from 15,000
Literacy rate 98.2% 99.97% 99.7% 99.%
Dialing code +63 +380 +374 +996