For Students To Study In Abroad – MCI India

Medical Council of India Sector -8, Pocket-14, Dwarka, New Delhi

It has come to the notice of the Medical Council of India that some Agents are providing misleading/false/fabricated information to the Indian Nationals who are desirous of taking admission in MBBS or its equivalent course in a University/Institution located outside India with regard to the fee structure, recognition/approval of the particular medical University/Institution, duration of the course etc.

The public at large is advised that before taking admission in MBBS or its equivalent course in a university outside India, confirmation of the fee structure and duration of the course should be directly obtained from the University/Institution concerned.

As far as status of recognition of a particular university/institution is concerned, it is informed that as per clause 4(1) of the Screening Test Regulation, 2002, any primary medical qualification which is confirmed by the Indian Embassy concerned to be a recognized qualification for enrolment as medical practitioner in the country in which the institution awarding such qualification is situated, can be considered to be a recognized medical qualification by the Medical Council of India for the purposes of issuance of Eligibility Certificate, entitle a candidate to appear in the Screening Test and grant of provisional/permanent registration by the concerned State Medical Council. Therefore, the candidates concerned are hereby advised to confirm the status of the medical qualification and its awarding university/institution from the Indian Embassy concerned and/or from the Medical Council of India. Prior to taking admission the candidates must make enquiries regarding fee structure from the Institution/University concerned.

Based upon the information received from the Indian Embassy/High Commission of India concerned, the list of foreign universities/institutions as approved/recognized by the authorities concerned in respective countries is given below:-

It is further informed that the Medical Council of India has neither appointed nor authorized any Agent/Broker/Lisioning Officer for admission of students into any medical course in India and abroad.

Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road,
Opp. Mata Sundari College (for Women),
New Delhi-110002

ADVERTISEMENT : It is hereby brought to the notice of all concerned that as per the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 ( as amended in 2001) and the Eligibility Requirements for taking Admission in an undergraduate Medical Course in Foreign Medical Institution Regulations, 2002, any candidate who has passed the qualifying examination either from India or an equivalent examination from abroad and is desirous of joining an undergraduate Medical course in any foreign Medical Institutions on or after 15th March, 2002 has to approach the Medical Council of India for issue an Eligibility Certificate for that purpose. The form of application for issue of Eligibility Certificate may be obtained from the Council office and the application should be submitted with all the relevant documents including a demand draft for Rs.500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only) in favour of Secretary, Medical Council of India, New Delhi. Copy of the application form is also available on the website of the Council ( ). No candidate who has obtained admission in any foreign Medical institution on or after 15th March, 2002 shall be permitted to sit for the Screening Test, after obtaining the Medical degree from abroad, for the purpose of registration in India, unless he/she produces the Eligibility Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India.Any further details may be obtained from the office of the Medical Council of India, New Delhi.

SD/(Dr. M. Sachdeva)