Why do Indian students go to China for Medical Studies
- The cost of the study is cheaper in China as compared to India.
- The course is for almost the same duration i.e. six years.
- The quality of education is very good.
- They give all facilities including stay and food at an economical price.
- The law and order situation is very good.
- The MBBS Degree from china is valid in India.
- Since the distance is less, it is preferred.
- Many colleges are recognized by the medical council of India.
Is an MBBS degree from China valid in India?
Yes, an MBBS degree from China is valid in India if the college is recognized by the medical council of India.
Nowadays the hot topic is the connection between Wuhan and Kerala because of all the positive coronavirus cases so far in India. This is the fact that the positive cases are the students of a University in China, which is situated at the center of the epidemic city.
Wuhan is a very popular destination for the students of Kerala and other students as the city of Wuhan is an educational hub with the quality of courses that are attractive as well and they attract scholars from overseas.
Now the question is, Why is Wuhan so popular for MBBS students?
We have the answers that the Universities in Wuhan have the quality courses in medical education which are offered in English, they have attractive factors like affordable study along with cheap amenities and international standards in medical education. That is why the students from Kerala have been flocking to Wuhan University School of Medicine in China, and some other universities.
Wuhan is a historic city and played a key role in creating the history of China in the 20th-century. It is over 1,000 km from Beijing, the capital of China and around 800 km away from Shanghai which is the top class metropolis city.
Why do the students from Kerala choose Wuhan University School of Medicine in China for studies?
We have the answer from the students-
A student who returned from Wuhan says that he is very happy with the education system at Wuhan university.
“I am very happy about the medical education system at Wuhan university. They offer quality education at affordable fees.”
A third-year MBBS student, Aishwarya Hariharan, who has returned to India in January soon after the school has been shut for the vacations said that the Wuhan University School of Medicine has become a center of attraction for MBBS aspirants from Kerala because of its international standard.
The students find the education system very thrilling as the classes are in English for the overseas students and it has an education period of six-years.
Aiswarya from Tripunithura says that in her bath there are about 70 international students and 50 of them are from Kerala.
“In our batch, there are about 70 international students. Interestingly, 50 of them are from Kerala.”
Parents also send their children to Wuhan to study MBBS because of the high standard of the education system and affordable fees.
“I spent Rs 5 to 6 lakhs for fee, accommodation, and food annually for my daughter. This fee amount is very less when compared with many of the self-financing medical institutes with least facilities in India. Besides, studying overseas is beneficial for students as they get international exposure.”
A third-year student named Revathy Krishnan from Thiruvananthapuram is a student studying MBBS in Wuhan said that she is very happy about her institute and the faculty which offers medical education like any other reputed Indian medical institute.
Students claimed that the facilities which are offered by Wuhan University are also recognized by the Government of India and are of International standards.
It is believed that there are around 500 students who are MBBS course at Wuhan University School of Medicine from Kerala.
They are very confident that the Asian giant might overcome the crisis due to the outbreak of the epidemic Coronavirus sooner and would be able to continue the education system at Wuhan.
Although Kerala also has around 35 medical colleges, not all of them could aspire to get a seat in any one of them, as stated by the students.
Educational Consultant and the General Manager of the Asian Educational Consultancy, Jacob George felt that the number of students who go for MBBS studies in China is minimal as the several other preferred countries like Russia.
There are three students who tested positive for the coronavirus in Kerala and two of them are the medicos from Wuhan which is the epicenter of the deadly epidemic which has claimed around 600 deaths in China.