MBBS in Malaysia

Malaysia is completely multicultural in nature with its citizens hailing from different ethnicities. Around half of the population is native Malay while the rest of them are Chinese and Indians. This multicultural nature of the country makes it easier for international students to adjust to a new life in Malaysia. Students can enrich themselves with not only excellent education but also the experiences of various cultures and facets of the country. 
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Malaysia is currently ranked as the world 11th most preferred study destination by UNESCO.
Good career opportunities.
World class quality education
Cost of studying is cheaper

Top Universities to Study MBBS at Malaysia 

Malaysia is one of the most affordable and best place for MBBS for Indian students. Due to the lower education fees, and quality of medical education provided there. 

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Medical Universities in Malaysia generally offer a five-year undergraduate program. It is compulsory for students who have graduated from medical school to work in the Government Hospital under horsemanship program for a duration of three years

Low Cost of LivingFor a country that provides the best facilities when it comes to healthcare, accommodation, recreational activities, and so on, the living expenses are very low. Students studying in Malaysia have little to worry about when it comes to expenses. This is the main attraction that makes Malaysia a hub for international students to do their studies.

Attractive Fee StructureThe MBBS fee structure in Malaysia is very low compared to the colleges in other countries. The fees can vary from 3 lakh rupees to 4 lakh rupees which are very affordable. The low fees combined with the low cost of living make the medical universities of Malaysia very popular in the world.

IELTS not requiredStudents need not crack the IELTS or other English proficiency tests to study in Malaysia. The instruction medium in the medical schools in Malaysia is English itself.

No Entrance ExaminationThere are very demanding and challenging entrance exams that are used as admission criteria for medicine in many countries like India. No such exam exists in Malaysia making medicine a very achievable dream for many students.

World-Renowned UniversitiesAll the MBBS colleges in Malaysia are MCI approved and recognized by the World Health Organization. The MBBS degree attained after graduation from an MBBS school in Malaysia makes the students eligible for the MCI screening test as well as many other medical licensing examinations.

Quality Hospitals for InternshipsThe hospitals affiliated with the MBBS universities in Malaysia are equipped with world-class medical instruments and doctors. They provide the best healthcare to the population of Malaysia and also provide the best education to the interns. These hospitals are capable of housing a large number of patients as well as students.


Entry to public medical schools is very competitive. Courses last five or six years. The medical program is usually divided into 3 phases.

  • Phase 1 consists of the first two years of the program involving integrated teaching and learning of the relevant basic medical sciences.
  • Phase II (Year 3) and Phase III (Year 4 and Year 5) involve clinical skills development and subsequent consolidation of clinical clerkship in the various clinical disciplines.
  • Two years of pre-clinical training in an academic environment and three years of clinical training at a teaching hospital. Medical schools and teaching hospitals are closely integrated.
  • You are required to submit the tuition fees.

You will need the following documents for getting MBBS admission in Malaysia:

  • A valid passport
  • Scanned copies of class 10 th & 12 th Mark sheet
  • Passport size photographs of the applicant
  • Application for the student visa
  • Photocopy of Birth certificate
  • The original notice of acceptance from the university

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