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I want to pursue Medical from the USA, what are the procedure & eligibility criteria for the same?

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The USA is a federal republic consisting of 50 states. One of the developed countries in the world, USA has a great history & also great future. This nation is the pioneer of the national economy around the world. It is the center of research and development for people around the world.  In every aspect, be it education, job opportunities etc, USA has everything. Every student dreams are getting into one the colleges in the USA to have a secured future. The USA attracts students from all over the world. The multicultural ambiance of the nation makes it easy for students to get themselves adjusted in the country.

Students from India go abroad for MBBS degree because of the difficulty of the entrance exam given by them in India & also because of fewer numbers of seats in Indian medical colleges.TheUSA is on top of their priority list. The reason for this particular choice is because of technological advancement of medical institutes in India.

Their education system is well developed. It not only makessure that you earn money but you can also help a lot of people during the established of your hospital. They offer a lot of subjects like Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or Doctor of Medicine (MD) degrees.

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Top Universities:

University of Arizona College of Medicine,

  • The University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, California
  • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City
  • Albany Medical College, Albany
  • University of Alabama School of Medicine,
  • Stanford University School of Medicine,
  • George Washington University Medical School, Washington, DC
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, New York City

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 These are some top universities students prefer for MBBS in the USA. These are also those which are preferred by the American students for their MS. In America, MS is an equivalent degree to MBBS in India.

Fees Structure

Different colleges have different fee structure, based on their program, thelocation of Institute& nationality of students. On average international students are required to pay an amount of 45,000$, other than that they have pay for insurance (health &services), for food & hostel, for transportation  & for some other things. There are colleges which provide scholarships to students from foreign countries. Totally they are required to pay around 300,000$ for 4 years. Payments methods differ in every university.

Admission Process

MCAT stands for Medical College Admission Test. This entrance exam is taken by both American students & international students are also meant to give this exam. To enroll in America for MBBS degree, you have to appear for MCAT. This is a must requirement to get admission for every applicant to pursue amedical course in the USA. This is a five hours duration examination, containing 3 steps along with an optional trail section.$350 is the registration fees for international students. Before MCAT, students are supposed to give SAT, both the SAT papers & TOEFL. This is for admission into BS program, which is related to medical science. After BS, you take MCAT.

The total duration of the course also differs in different universities. Medical school can last up to 4 to 7 years. After that you must clear USMLE, to start practicing as a doctor in the USA. This is United States Medical Licensing Examinations.

USA Medical Colleges is looking for hard working and dedicated students who can commit to an accelerated education and achieve success.

Eligibility for Indian students to study in the USA:


  • Nationality: Indian
  • Student’s age should be above 17 years
  • They must have passed 10+ 2 level from any recognized Board or Council or abroad
  • Student’s minimum qualification is 10+2 level. Or any equivalent level.
  • The student should have studied PCB, which is Physics, Chemistry & Biology.
  • The minimum qualification marks obtained by the students in 10+ 2 should be 50% in aggregate in PCB, although sometimes Universities might have different criteria as their minimum qualifying marks.


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Benefits of Study MBBS in America

  • They have agoodstudent-teacher They have interactive sessions; the level of interaction between the students & the teachers is high as compared to the Indian Institutes.
  • N higher education, America is obviously a leading name. They have anoutstanding reputation for higher education. They are not only forced into studies but also in their total personality development.
  • Cultural diversity in American Universities also helps students to grow. The students are exposed to different cultural, different types of students, making them adjustable & comfortable in every situation.
  • They are also forced in extracurricular activities, rather than only on studies. This further result in their overall development.
  • The practical hands-on training, the equipment, facilities, and other learning methodologies are of the highest quality, modern and state of the art ones.
  • Medical Council of India (MCI) also includes the USA is that list of countries, with which agreement is signed by the authorities. In such agreement, it was agreed that students studying from the above-mentioned countries won’t have to give the screening test conducted by the MCI. The screening test is conducted by the MCI to provide registration to the student studying from outside India o practice in India.

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