MBBS in Georgia
Georgia is sovereign state of Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, It is bounded to the west by the Bank Sea, to the north by Russia, to the south by Turkey and Armenia, and southeast by Azerbaijan. The capital of Georgia is Tbilisi. Georgia covers a territory of 69,7000kM and its population is almost 4.7 million. Georgia is a unitary, semi-presidential republic, with the government elected through a representative democracy. Also, Georgia country medical education is famous across the world. Studying MBBS in Georgia is something worth considering in case of students who wish to study MBBS in Europe.
There are many WHO recognized medical colleges in Georgia. Students who wish to study MBBS in European countries are choosing Georgia as their study destination due to various reasons. MBBS in Georgia benefits is huge in comparison to study MBBS in England or MBBS in Romania or any other European country for that matter. There are many WHO recognized medical colleges in Russia as well which are mentioned in the list of WHO recognized medical colleges but it all depends on the road-map, budget, choice of country and future prospects of individual students.
MD / MBBS in Georgia is a new upcoming destination for Indian students. MBBS in Georgia fees is very affordable for international students. Medical universities in Georgia, Europe are quite renowned. Tbilisi State and Batumi both are the government colleges advised for Indian students. MBBS in Georgia was not such a popular destination for Indians till 2011. Because most of the students who wished to go to east European country used to prefer either Russia or Ukraine. However, with Ukraine in trouble due to the war with Russia on eastern sector. Hence, the students were advised to shift to Georgia and Belarus instead of deciding to pursue MBBS in Ukraine.
It is a dream for every Indian student to study MBBS in Europe. Hence it is very easy to sell anything if the promoters/agents convey you by promoting Georgia as a part of EU (European Union). However, Georgia is not a part of European Union. It is slowly becoming a popular destination to study MBBS / MD in Europe for Indian students. The simple reason is that the Agents representing various universities of Georgia are misinforming the students about the status of Georgia with respect to the European Union.
CLIMATE IN GEORGIA.
The city’s climate is heavily influenced by the onshore flow from the Black Sea and is subject to throughout most of the year, making Batumi the wettest city in both Georgia and the entire Caucasus Region.
STUDY MBBS IN ABROAD
It is not an easy decision for the students and parents to study MBBS in abroad at low cost. Most of the time, it is the dream of the students but the parents are not aware of the advantages and disadvantages of studying MBBS in abroad. Every country has both the sides. The students need to know both the angles while taking the decision to study MBBS in abroad at low cost. The decision is based on consultants advice. However, you should be able to differentiate between and admission agent and study MBBS in abroad consultant. In 2016, an estimated 600+ Indian students looking for MBBS in abroad decided for Georgia as their destination. Before taking any decision to study MD / MBBS in Georgia, you are requested to go through the ADVISORY ISSUED BY THE INDIAN EMBASSY
2. INFORMATION REGARDING DURATION OF THE MD / MBBS IN GEORGIA.
The MD / MBBS in Europe is always 6 years program including internship. Georgia follows EU pattern of education and minimum with 360 credits are required which is possible in 6 years. Few of the universities in Georgia are wrongly promoting with 5-year program format which is just to show that the budget is lesser. The admission letters issued by the Universities are always with 6 years! Accordingly, the cost applicable would be for 6 years though initial promotions are with 5 years program.
3. LIVING COST WHILE INDIAN STUDENTS PURSUE MD / MBBS IN GEORGIA.
The Indian Embassy has clearly stated that the living cost in Tbilisi, Georgia is around US$ 400 per month. It works to around Rs. 27,000 per month and almost Rs. 3 Lacs per annum! Generally, the universities and their agents promote only the fees structure without much emphasis on the apartment and living cost. However, many Indian agents hide or misinform the living cost in Georgia. In reality, the cost per year to study MD / MBBS in Georgia in ‘B’ graded universities works to almost Rs. 6 Lacs per annum including tuition fees and living cost. The Indian students can study in A+ graded universities such as Pirogov Russia NRM University located in the center of Moscow with this kind of budget!
4. LOW PATIENTS FLOW IN GEORGIA.
The population of Georgia is only 3.7 Million! This is lesser than one-third of the population of Moscow or Mumbai! This leads to very small patients flow in the hospital. The private colleges have affiliations with hospitals of the size of the small clinics in India. Ultimately, the students have to give MCI screening test once they return. The results of MCI screening test from Georgia is extremely poor due to this reason. For getting the country wise results of MCI, you may contact us!
BENEFIT TO PURSUE MD IN USA AFTER MBBS IN GEORGIA.
The biggest benefits of completing MD / MS in USA is that you do not have to write MCI Screening Test before or after MBBS in abroad. It means, on completion of MBBS in Georgia, you can go for PG level (MD / MS) in USA without clearing MCI Test. The PG degree completed in USA would be valid in India as well as USA. Also, all the money that you spent while doing MBBS would be paid back by way of a monthly stipend (USD 4,200 Approx.) while pursuing Medicine in America!