Mauritius

MBBS in Mauritius Overview                                                      

MBBS from Mauritius for Indian students quick overview:

Duration 5 years + 1-year internship in India after clearing FMGE
Medium of Instruction English for the full course
Weather conditions There are 2 seasons: summer from November-April, with a mean temperature of 24.7 °C and a relatively cool dry winter from June to September with a mean temperature of 20.4 °C. The temperature difference between the seasons is only 4.3 °C.
MCI approved universities Yes
Number of MCI approved universities Only 2 with limited seats and high budget
Budget required ₹40 lakh
WHO approved universities Yes, both the MCI approved colleges are also WHO recognised
Dominant Religion Hinduism – 48.54%, Christianity – 32.71% (with Catholicism as the largest Christian denomination at 26.26 %), Islam – 17.30%
Is Mauritius MBBS Degree Name valid in India? Yes, the Mauritius MBBS degree equivalent to MBBS in India after clearing the licensing exam
Do I need to qualify NEET to study MBBS in Mauritius? Yes, qualifying NEET exam is mandatory for admission in any MCI recognised university abroad.
FMGE Result Very high

Value of Mauritius MBBS Degree

The MBBS degree from Mauritius is recognised by –

WHO – World Health Organization
MCI – Medical Council of India
ECFMG – Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
IMED – International Medical Education Directory
FAIMER – Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
TEC – Tertiary Education Commission Mauritius
USMLE – United States Medical Licensing Examination
LMCC – Licentiate of the Medical College of Canada

 Mauritius Known for its extravagant beaches and beautiful reefs and lagoons, Mauritius is not only a favoured vacation place for Indians but it also is a humble abode for Indian students, with big dreams of universities in their minds. MBBS from Mauritius is very popular among Indians for various reasons but at the same time, some students feel repulsed by the fee structure of the only two MBBS colleges in Mauritius. Yes, there are only two colleges – that too comes with limited seats. So, if you want to study at a university on a beautiful island surrounded by water body and water life, you have to be swift on your feet.

 

Advantages of studying MBBS in Mauritius

  • Both colleges are accredited by the Medical Council of India (MCI) .
  • English is a major language in Mauritius along with several Indian regional languages. Many Indians are settled in Mauritius which makes it easier and less awkward for some of the Indian students in Mauritius.
  • Mix faculty of Indian and Mauritian professors.
  • Cost of living is less compared to other big countries like America, South Africa or Australia.
  • Surrounded by lakes and lagoons with lush green pastures.
  • The environment is blissful with low levels of pollution.
  • The passing percentage of students is quite high and most of them prefer coming back to India for jobs.
  • No donation is required
  • Food and language are very similar to that in India

MBBS in Mauritius Eligibility for Indian Students

Getting in one of the colleges for MBBS at Mauritius is not as difficult or painstaking as some would think. There are certain requirements along with guidelines that a student has to follow to secure a seat. Simple!

Let us look at the eligibility criteria in a tabular format-

Age Requirement Minimum age- 17 Years
Entrance Exam from India No entrance test required in India
NEET Qualification Students must be NEET-UG qualified. NEET result is valid for a period of 3 years for MBBS abroad.
Qualifying Marks from Class 12th 60% in aggregate in class 12th
Required Subjects in Class 12th Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English
Entrance Test in Mauritius Both colleges select the students on merit basis from their class 12th results. No entrance test required. There is an interview for SSR Medical College.

Now, both of the colleges have their own unique selection procedures and requirement of documents, so we shall study each of the college one-by-one and then see –

  • Documents Required
  • Admission Process
  • Fee Structure

SSR Medical College Fees

SSR Medical College Fee Structure Per year (USD) Total in USD for 5 years
Tuition Fees 8,000 40,000
Hostel Fees 1,200 6,000
Registration Fee (Non-refundable) 6,000 (one-time) 6,000
Registration Fee for Hostel (Non-refundable) 2,000 (one-time) 2,000
Mess Fees 1,200 6,000
Development charges 6,000 (one-time) 6000
Total   66,000

Total in Rupees – USD 66,000 x 75 = 47.50 lakh.                                                                                      

Anna Medical College

Anna Medical College Fee Structure Per year (MUR) Total for 5 years
Tuition Fees 3,22,000 16,10,000
Hostel Fees 84,000 4,20,000
Mess Fees 60,000 3,00,000
Transportation 48,000 2,40,000

Total in Rupees = 25,70,000 x 1.90 = ₹49 lakh

FMGE Passing Percentage

Following is the FMGE passing percentage or MCI Screening Test passing percentage of Indian students after MBBS in Mauritius:

College Appeared Passed Pass %
Anna Medical College 62 41 66.13%
SSR Medical College 92 40 43.48%

Mauritius has the highest FMGE passing percentage.