Egypt, officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. It is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip (Palestine) and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south, and Libya to the west. The Gulf of Aqaba in the northeast separates Egypt from Jordan and Saudi Arabia. Cairo is the capital and largest city of Egypt, while Alexandria, the second-largest city, is an important industrial and tourist hub at the Mediterranean coast. At approximately 100 million inhabitants, Egypt is the 14th-most populated country in the world.
The economy is one of the Middle East’s most diversified and includes tourism, industry, agriculture, and service at almost equal rates in productions. The economy is developing due to stability, trade, market liberalization, and law encouraging investment.Contact us
Egypt has many medical universities offering MBBS program at an affordable tuition fee. For the entire duration of the program English is the medium of instruction. The duration of the program is 5 years of study and 2 years of internship. For Indian students the internship will be for 1 year only.
Top Egyptian Medical universities get featured in the QS World University Rankings and are recognized as some of the best medical universities in Africa and the world. Cairo, the capital city of Egypt also features among the best cities for International Students as per the guidelines of QS best student cities in the world rankings.
So, if you are planning to study MBBS at a low cost without compromising on quality, Egypt can be your destination.
You should know every eligibility criterion before applying for an MBBS course in Egypt. Below-mentioned are the requirements that the students need to fulfill:
Firstly, all applicants must have completed 17 years of age during admission to an MBBS course in Uzbekistan.
You have passed your Higher Secondary or equivalent 12th exam during the time of admission.
You must have studied Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as principal subjects during your Higher Secondary examination.
It would help if you secured at least 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology with an additional 50% percent in aggregate.
In the case of SC/ST/OBC candidates, however, the minimum percentage requirement is 40.
It is needless to say that you must produce all the relevant documents to the authorities at the time of admission.
You will need to submit the mark sheets and certificates of your Class 10th and Class 12th examinations to apply for an MBBS in Egypt.
You will also need to submit your migration certificate, admit card, and self-attested copies of documents for admission.
You will need to carry a valid passport and student Visa for studying MBBS.
The passport has a validity of five years from the date of issue stamped by the Ministry of External Affairs.
You will need to submit details about your parent's financial status and show the course fees paid.
You will also need to submit other documents asked by the External Affairs Ministry of Egypt or the university.
Let us now check the admission procedure for applying to an MBBS university in Egypt.
You will have to choose from one of Egypt's high-ranked universities to pursue your MBBS study.
Next, you will need to submit a detailed online application form to that university by logging into their respective website.
You will pay the required fees once you receive the approval letter from the respective university.
After that, you will need to apply for a student visa to study and stay in Egypt.
You will have to arrange for flight tickets after receiving your visa.
Check all the required documents you need to carry.
Once you are done with all the formalities, you are ready to fly to and complete your MBBS course from this amazing country.
The quality of education offered by the universities is good and can easily compare with other European countries.
The other advantage is the cost factor. In Egypt, the cost of living is low and this helps in keeping the overall budget minimum. Also the tuition fee can be paid semesterwise
Travelling to Egypt is easy as there are many non-stop flights from India
The Universities have experienced staff and teachers.
Because of the friendly diplomatic relationship between India & Egypt the visa processing is fairly simple.
There are many options for stay and the student can choose to stay in the university hostel or choose to stay housing facilities outside the campus at a lower cost.
The medium of instruction in all universities is English. This is another reason for more and more Indian students going to Egypt.
Out of all the countries in Central Asia, Uzbekistan has the best accommodation facilities. While you will always find hostels at the campus, there are also rent options that you can look for. Most universities offer dormitories as options for international students. These are monitored by security personnel and are under constant renovation to suit student requirements. The student dormitories have security persons to prevent strangers from entering the campus and ensure safety. The student hostels have the necessary facilities like TV, furniture, spiritual room, kitchen, computer room, living room, library, backup power, lift, and hot water facilities. The buildings are equipped with 24X7 Wifi, a gym, sports fields, and other amenities.