List of Government and Private MBBS Colleges in Australia
MBBS in Australia
Australia is becoming a top destination for Indian students to pursue MBBS program. Living in Australia opens up encountering many opportunities; due to the country’s young, multicultural and open country approach towards ever-growing world economy.
Why study MBBS in Australia:
Australian medical schools have the international reputation of being best the quality of their training and research. In a survey conducted in 2017, five Australian universities are currently ranked in the world’s top 50 for medical education, including the University of Sydney, the University of Melbourne and the University of Queensland.
Cost of MBBS in Australia:
The average tuition fee per in Australian medical colleges is at least USD 22,000 per year (INR 15,400,00) while the cost of living in this dream country counts to a minimum of USD 15000 (10,500,00) per year.
Factors you need to know about doing MBBS in Australia:
- The average duration of MBBS in Australia is 5 to 6 years,
- The medical schools in Australia provide students practical sessions implemented by the Australian Quality Framework,
- The two most popular places to pursue an MBBS in Australia are the University of Adelaide and the University of New South Wales.
The eligibility criteria for international/Indian students to pursue MBBS in Australia are:
- Student must secure at least 60% marks in 12th standard/PUC in Science stream with subjects including Physics, Biology and Chemistry from a recognized board,
- From 2019, Indian candidates are required to qualify in NEET to be eligible for MBBS Admission in Australia.
- The candidate should have qualified in the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) which is a special test conducted in place of an entrance exam for international students,
- The aspirants require to have an English language proficiency certificate, with a minimum score of 7 in IELTS,
- The student should be 17 years old or above,
- Australia also offers MBBS degree to graduates, the course is known by different names in various Australian universities, and it’s a four-year program. The candidate must appear for a Graduate Australian Medical Schools Admission Test (GMSAT).
The following documents are required for a complete application:
- Higher Secondary School certificate with qualifying marks
- UCAT Score
- English Proficiency Certificate, preferably EILTS
- Personal Interview
Visa Process for Pursuing MBBS in Australia
A candidate must apply for a Student Visa (Subclass 500) to pursue an MBBS in Australia. A Student Visa (Subclass 500) allows you to stay in any parts of Australia for any study program for up to 5 years.
Below are the guidelines for candidates applying for Students Visa in Australia:
- The proof of enrolment (electronic confirmation of enrolment to the University)
- A valid passport
- Visa application fee
- Genuine Temporary Entrant (GTE) statement
- Evidence of English proficiency skills (like IELTS)
- Scorecards of 12th standard examination/or other academic experience
- Proof of financial capability for the entire duration (For example, for tuition fees, living expenses, other related expenses)
- Details of health insurance policy (Overseas Students Health Cover)
- Statement of purpose (Ensure to be written under professional guidance)
- Passport size photographs
- Parents’ consent documents for students below 18 years of age
- Passport size photographs (The required dimensions of the photo are 35mm to 40mm wide and 45mm to 50mm high. The size of the face from chin to crown can be up to a maximum of 36 mm with a minimum of 32 mm)
Accreditation to Medical Council in India
The Indian Medical Council (MCI) conducts a separate examination for students who have received their MBBS degree from countries outside India if one wants to practice here. But those who received MBBS degree in Australia, there is no separate screening test in order to start practicing in India.