Georgia Overview

Georgia is a European country which intersects the western Europe and east Asia. Georgia is present in the Caucasus region of Europe, which means it is situated between the Black sea and the Caspian sea. This Caucasus region is mostly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan and some parts of southern Russia. Georgia covers a total 69,700 square kilometres. The population of Georgia is only around 4 million.

After the Russian revolution of 1917 a federation was formed, this federation included three countries Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. Georgia declared its independence on 26 May 1918. The Menshevik Social Democratic Party of Georgia won the first democratic election conducted in the country.

Rules for Studying MBBS in Abroad

These are some of the rules proposed by the MCI in order for a student to study MBBS in India and other countries around the world. Before the NEET, the MCI  used to issue the eligibility certificate for a student to study MBBS in abroad.

 

  • The student must have completed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission to the MBBS Course.
  • The students must have passed the qualifying examination with minimum eligibility marks.
  • The higher secondary examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination or 10+2 Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study or equivalent, the student must have studied Physics, Chemistry, maths, Biology as the major subjects.
  • The student must have taken English as a subject in their higher secondary.
  • Please note that where the course content is not as under the 10+2 education structure of the National Committee, the candidates will have to complete a year of pre-professional training before admission to the Medical College.

Top Medical Colleges to Study MBBS in Georgia

Georgia is considered as one of the pocket friendly destinations to study MBBS. Many Indian students look up to study MBBS in this country. The process of getting admission in Georgia is also very simple. A decent amount of Indian students enroll them to study MBBS in Georgia at the mentioned top medical colleges in Georgia.

Due to the Involvement of many agencies and agents, studying MBBS in Georgia has become a very easy process. Getting a seat in these top Universities is a very simple now.


  • Georgian American University
  •  University of Georgia
  •  East European University (EEU)
  •  European University (Formerly: European Teaching University)
  •  Tbilisi Medical Academy
  • Geomedi Medical University
  •  Batumi Shota Rustaveli State University
  • “AIETI” Medical School
  • Akaki Tsereteli State University
  • David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia
  • David Tvildiani Medical University
  • New Vision University, Georgia
  • Tbilisi Medical Teaching University “Hippocrates”
  • Caucasus International University
  • Tbilisi State Medical University
  • Teaching University Geomedi, Georgia

Advantages of Studying MBBS in Georgia

Recognised Universities

The Universities in Georgia is recognised by the WHO and the MCI. Most of the universities in the country are recognised by the medical councils around the world. Students after studying MBBS in Georgia at these recognised universities can become a doctor in India and practice medicine.

Entrance Exams

Students who want to study MBBS in Georgia need not worry about any extra entrance exam to join the course. Any Indian student who wants to study MBBS in Georgia only needs to clear their NEET examination with a pass mark. This is the only procedure to get an MBBS seat in this country.

No Donations

Universities in Georgia usually will not accept any form of donation to the college for an admission. The admission in this country will only be accepted through proper processes.

Affordable Fees

The fees in the country is very affordable for most of the Indian students and families. Studying MBBS in Georgia will reduce the economic burden. This affordability has attracted many Indian students to study in this country.

Infrastructure

The medical infrastructure of the country is developing at a fast pace. Government spends a decent amount of money every year to improve the medical infrastructure of the country.  Most of the medical colleges in the country have a good infrastructure for Indian students to gain Knowledge.

Education Structure

The educational structure in the country is very efficient. Learning is done only through practice and this form of structure helps the students to study and understand the curriculum with great efficiency.

Accommodation and Food

Due to the large population of Indian students there are a high number of colleges providing Indian food and accommodations focusing the Indian student population.

Disadvantages of Studying MBBS in Georgia

Climate

The climate in Georgia is very harsh when compared to the climates in countries which provide MBBS seats with the same budget.

No Indian Embassy in Georgia

A major disadvantage of studying MBBS in Georgia is that there is no Indian Embassy in Georgia. The Embassy of India in Armenia provides assistance to Indian nationals in Georgia. This is such a major concern for many Indian students. Indian students need to travel to Armenia for any assistance.

Duration

The course duration for MBBS in Georgia is 6 years. This is longer than the duration in some other countries like Kazakhstan, Bangladesh and Kyrgyzstan.

European Curriculum

The curriculum taught by all European countries is excellent and it focuses on overall growth and development of the student without putting the students in immense pressure. This, however, is a problem for some students as they don’t feel motivated enough. Lack of good attitude can lead to failure among students.

Cheating Agents

A lot of times, the students are being given the wrong information by the agents in India. This is why you should do research and contact only the consultancies which have a direct tie-up with the universities.

Not in Europe or EU

Most students think that Georgia is a part of Europe. However, Georgia is not located in either the European Union. It is located in the Caucasus region of Eurasia which is at the intersection of Europe and Asia. Many students are told by agents that Georgia is located in Europe which is not true. This is mentioned by the advisory for Indian students by the Embassy of Armenia.

Visa and deportation in recent years

More than 100 students were denied entry in Georgia despite having valid visas. It was only after the intervention of the Foreign Ministry of India that the issue was resolved. For a visa, Skype interviews are organised by the Universities and some might require an IELTS score. Getting a visa for Georgia MBBS is much more difficult.

Government universities

There are very few government universities in Georgia and most are private colleges which have been opened up recently. Mostly, it is better to select government universities and for this reason, most students prefer other countries such as the Philippines or Germany.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Is MBBS in Georgia a good choice?

MBBS in Georgia is considered as a perfect choice, if the student wants to study in Europe under a fixed budget. The government of Georgia is spending a lot of money in increasing the medical infrastructure of the country. So it could be a good choice for students.

How much does it cost to study MBBS in Georgia?

Apparently it could cost up to 4-8 lakhs alone for tuition fees per year. If we include the accommodation and the food charges the amount could go up. 4-8 lakhs per year is much less than many Indian private medical colleges.

Is NEET required to study MBBS in Georgia?

NEET is mandatory if the student is from India and wants to study MBBS in an abroad country. MCI, a government organisation, has made it mandatory for students to get a minimum eligibility score to pursue MBBS and practice in India.

Can I study PG in India after studying MBBS in Georgia?

If the student has completed his UG in a MCI recognised college in Georgia, if the student qualifies FMGE in Indian they can pursue their PG in India.

Which Country is best, Philippines or Georgia?

When we compare it between these two countries the Philippines excel in almost all aspects including climatic factors, quality of education and value for money.

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