If you’re a medical aspirant and wondering if you can pursue overseas MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery) without qualifying NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test), read on.
The judgment for a petition demanding no NEET qualification for MBBS aspirants planning to study medicine abroad is pending with the High Court of Delhi.
Why students go abroad to study medicine
“Many students may lose the chance of enrolling for MBBS this year as they have not qualified NEET,” says Saju Bhaskar, President of Texila American University, an overseas university based in the Caribbean.
There are less than 60,000 medical seats in India including both Government and private medical colleges, he said.
The key reason why students go abroad to study medicine, according to Bhaskar, is because of lack of seats in India, cost effective education fees and an opportunity to practice abroad with better pay packages.
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