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What is the advantage of studying medicine in Philippines?

  • English Speaking Country.
  • English Medium of Instruction.
  • Asian country with close proximity to India.
  • Easy accessibility with several daily flights.
  • Tropical climatic with disease pattern similar to India.
  • Syllabus and curriculum same as in India.
  • Affordable cost of education.
  • Excellent hands on practice.
  • Ideal student - patient ratio.

What is the Degree offered?

Doctor of Medicine

How is it different from MBBS?

MBBS and MD are both primary medical qualifications. The degrees are equal (See ECFMG list of degrees recognized from different countries). MBBS is British System of Education whereas MD is American System of Education.

What is the total duration of this course?

Approximately 5 years and 4 months followed by one year internship.

What is the eligibility for applying?

  • 12th Grade with minimum 55% in, Physics, Chemistry & Biology subjects and passes in English.
  • If the student belongs to reserved category, then a score of 40% in Physics, Chemistry & Biology is sufficient.
  • Eligibility Certificate of the Medical Council of India before joining the MD course, for which our Indian office will assist the student in procuring the same.

How can I get the eligibility certificate from MCI?

Our Indian office will assist the student in procuring the eligibility certificate from MCI.

Can I do my internship in India?

Yes. After completion of screening test and procuring the Provisional Registration of MCI.

Can I practice in India on my return?

Yes, after successful completion of Screening Test and Internship, the student is eligible to register with MCI and State Medical Council and can practice in India.

Are there any extra fees for the Screening Test?

The nominal exam fees are to be borne by the student.

What happens if the student fails to clear the Screening test?

A student can appear any number of times for the screening test. However, generally students who pass the MD degree of an American System of Education are expected to clear this exam in the first attempt.

Can I get job in Govt. Hospitals or allied Medical Institutions in India?

Yes, upon registration with MCI/ State Councils, the student is eligible for any Government job.

Can a student avail educational loan? If so what are the procedures?

Yes education loans are available from all nationalized and scheduled banks. The student has to apply directly to the bank at the place of permanent residence. Our Indian office will assist the student in procuring the loan by providing all necessary documents required from the University.

Can a student take USMLE?

Yes, Graduates are eligible for appearing in USMLE.

Are there hostel facilities available in this University?

Yes, hostel facilities are available for both boys and girls.

Where is Ukraine located?

Ukraine is the second largest country and situated in the south-eastern part of Europe.

What is the Capital of Ukraine and its population?

Kiev is the Capital of Ukraine, which has an overall population of 50 million (UN, 2004 data).

What is one of the major religions followed by the people in Ukraine?

Christianity.

What are the Universities you are representing in Ukraine?

Contact us for Universities details.

Are these Universities recognized or affiliated by any board of education or any other Educational Council?

Yes, they are recognized by the Ministry of Higher Education of Ukraine.

What is the duration of the program in Ukraine?

The duration varies between 2 - 6 years depending upon the courses of study.

What is the currency used in Ukraine?

The currency used in Ukraine is Hryvnia and the coins are known as Kopiyka. US Dollars are also acceptable. US$ 1 = 5.2 Hryvnia approximately (Please check current FOREX rates for latest update).

What is the language used in Ukraine?

The language is Ukrainian, Widely used: Russian, English, French and German languages.

What is the medium of instruction in Ukraine?

The medium of instruction is "ENGLISH".

Do we need to qualify any English test like IELTS or TOEFL for seeking admission into Ukrainian University?

No, it is not mandatory, but there are educational support programs available for those who need extra help in areas such as ESL or who have learning disorders.

Can we apply for the Work Permit after completion of the program?

Yes, you can apply for the Work Permit. Universities itself provides job placement in Ukraine and other western countries.

Does the student have to come back to his/her home country to apply?

No, it is not necessary.

Can we apply for Permanent Residence and citizenship of Ukraine?

Yes, you can apply but after 2 years of regular stay in Ukraine as per Ukrainian Law.

Are Ukrainian degrees valued globally?

Yes, they are valued and recognized globally.

How the accommodation arrangement and what is are the charges?

The University Hostels are available for accommodation and it is included in the fee package.

Can we pay the tuition fee in installments?

Yes, you can pay the fee in installments.

Do we need to pay the books and exam fee separately or is it included in the fee?

It is included in the Tuition fee.

Any other facility like airport pick up, bank account opening, etc. is provided?

Yes, please check Services.

Can we travel to any other countries while studying in Ukraine? Which countries, when and for how long?

Yes, you can travel to other countries like UK, Germany, Sweden, Italy, France, Poland, etc. during summer and winter vacations.

In which languages do the teachers teach?

Studies are provided in Ukrainian, Russian, or in English language for International students.

What services renders Study In Ukraine.org for foreign students?

Studyinukraine.org gives international students all the information about the Ukrainian higher education system and offers consulting support right from the time of your first contact with reference to the higher education in Ukraine till the end of the educational period of 2-6 years. Further to this, following could be considered some of the services that are offered by StudyInUkraine.org to the foreign students who wish to study at the higher educational establishments of Ukraine:

  • Information about the different higher educational establishments of Ukraine.
  • Processing of the students documents with the chosen University for the chosen specialty.
  • Processing of the admission letter and the visa support letter from the University.
  • Assistance in issuance of the health insurance.
  • Meeting the students on their arrival at the International airport and accompanying them to the University and the hostel.
  • Assistance in their hostel accommodation.
  • Assistance with the registration, and documentation at the University.
  • Assistance in opening the bank account and in sending facsimile and electronic messages.
  • Consultation and help in all the regards during the education with the University, teachers and fellow students.
  • Transferring the students from one University to the other and all related documentation.
  • Communication with parents with regards to the academic and other behavior of the children during the educational period.
  • All assistance and guardianship during the complete educational period.

What is the visa invitation letter for education?

The invitation letter for education is the official document, which is processed by the department of passport-visa service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. It confirms that the student is admitted to a particular University. It specifies your passport with details and the full details of the University. This invitation support letter is required by the Ukrainian Embassy to stamp the visa on your passport. Generally, it takes around 2-4 days for the visa invitation to be processed at the Ministry of Internal Affairs. You need to apply to the Ukrainian Embassy for a visa during the validity of the invitation issued.

What is the migration card?

The migration card is the document which testifies that the student has crossed the border of Ukraine. It is an obligatory document for the further processing of the student registration and hence is an important document. Without the migration card the registration on the territory of Ukraine cannot be done and the student would be deported back to the home country. The migration card is handed out by the flight attendant on the plane or is also available at the airport on arrival at the immigration department. The card consists of 2 identical parts, which are necessary to fill. At the immigration of the International airport, the immigration officer stamps the both parts of the card and retains one while the other part is handed over to the student. Before leaving the immigration desk, it is important that you check that you have received the stamped part from the officer. It is important and obligatory to retain the migration card till the departure from Ukraine.

How much luggage is allowed to be brought?

While there is no general restriction in the weight of the luggage is brought from your hometown, it should be noted that the airlines allow 20-25 kgs of luggage to be carried free of cost. All excess luggages’ are to be paid on a Kg basis and may prove expensive. It is recommended to bring only the necessary things that are required and which you feel may not be available in Ukraine. All other things could be purchased in Ukraine. It is recommended to carry with you warm cloths like coat, boots, cap, gloves scarf etc, things of personal hygiene. For your journey in the period of September – October, you could carry with you an easy jacket, jeans, socks, and sport boots while during the winter months of November – December you would need to carry a warm coat, a sweater, warm trousers, boots, cap, and gloves.

Will I have to incur some additional expenses upon arrival in Ukraine?

Upon arrival, the student should pay to the University the officially established charges for the registration, which would be around US$ 10-30. In some cases the University would require the student to be re-examined for HIV or medical fitness which would cost an additional US$ 10. Validity of the HIV certificate would be 3 months.

What will be my average month expenses?

Usually the expenses for first month of staying in Ukraine are more than those of the subsequent months. You will need about 400 USD for the first three months of staying in Ukraine. This is due to the reason that the student would need to pay the registration charges, purchase items of necessity etc. Subsequently, the average monthly expenses for food are about US$ 100-US$ 150.

How do my parents can send me money for my expenses?

Parents can send the money to the student bank account in Ukraine by the way of a wire transfer. The student is recommended to open a bank account as soon as the process of registration is completed, which normally takes around 8-14 days. After the registration is completed the student is required to come to the office of "Study in Ukraine", where one of the representatives would assist him / her to open a bank account where the parents could transfer the money. For opening a bank account, the student would be required to deposit an initial deposit of US$ 5.

Whether a health insurance is necessary?

Before the arrival of the student to Ukraine, "Study in Ukraine" processes the health insurance on the behalf of the student. Within several days of the arrival to Ukraine, the insurance certificate is given to the student. The health insurance guarantees that the student gets the required medical aid in times of illness according to the program of the insurance cover. The insurance policy mentions the names and the telephone numbers of the doctors and the hospitals. The insurance company also informs StudyInUkraine.org of the illness of the student who apply for the medical help. StudyInUkraine.org therefore is in a position not only to monitor and supervise the condition of the student’s health but also to inform the parents of the student and keeping them informed about the progress of the student’s health. Without the health insurance it is not possible to process the registration of the student. Therefore, the health insurance is necessary and obligatory for all foreign students wishing to study in Ukraine.

What is the preparatory faculty and what is it for?

The preparatory faculty is a special educational program with duration of 1 academic year (7-10 months). At the preparatory faculty students study Russian and or Ukrainian language and the special disciplines required depending on the future specialty chosen (language of science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, geography, history, and literature). After completing the preparatory faculties the student pass through an examination. In case of a successful passing of the examination, the student receives the Certificate of the preparatory faculty. This certificate gives the student a right to enter any Ukrainian university without entrance examinations. But if the student chooses training in English or French language (only for medical specialties) he/she does not need to study at the preparatory faculty, he enters directly the first year of the degree course. Studying at the preparatory faculty starts on the September, 1st, every year depending on the formation of groups. (6-8 students in group).

Is it difficult to study at the preparatory faculty?

The program of the preparatory faculty is worked out for an ordinary level of complexity. The student who attend all the classes, carry out practical and home tasks, do not face any problems with studying in this faculty. If the student does not manage to successfully complete the preparatory faculty, he/she will have the opportunity to repeat training at the preparatory faculty at the same or other university in the next academic year. Repeating the preparatory faculty means that the student would be required to pay the tuition fees again.

Will my parents be informed on my academic progress?

StudyInUkraine.org constantly supervises the process of studying and receives the information on the student’s academic progress on a regular basis. The representatives of StudyInUkraine.org speak to the professors about the behavior and progress of the students. The received information is sent to the representatives of "Study in Ukraine" in your country, who in turn give it to the students’ parents.

How can I get the information on the University where I’ll continue my education after the completion of the preparatory faculty?

In the months of April — May every year, StudyInUkraine.org organizes an educational exhibition for the students of the preparatory faculty. Students can come to the office and get the information on the universities most suitable for studying according to the specialty chosen. StudyInUkraine.org managers give the information on the universities, cost and duration of studying, help students to make a correct choice, legalize the necessary papers; carry out transfers and admission to other Universities. The fifteen-year operational experience and high professionalism of StudyInUkraine.org guarantees performance of all the necessary procedures connected to the admission of the student for studying in any of the universities in Ukraine according to the specialty chosen. Acknowledgement of quality of work is the high reputation of StudyInUkraine.org among foreign students and the state universities of Ukraine.

When is the beginning of vacations in the Universities in Ukraine?

At the preparatory faculty, the program of studying is not divided into semesters; therefore winter vacations are not stipulated. At the end of January the students who have successfully passed all tests have one week of rest. Students who have academic debts try to pass through their tests again. Summer vacations last 2 months, from July, 1 till August, 31 every year. As for the degree course (5 years), winter vacations last 2 weeks from the last week of January till the first week of February every year. Summer vacations are the same as at the preparatory faculty — from July, 1st till August, 31st every year.

Note: Student has the full right to choose the language for his/her studies.

Why study in Georgia when other countries like Russia, China offers MBBS at lower cost?

Studying MBBS Abroad is better if you somehow can't get a seat in any of the government college of India. Because the condition of Indian private medical colleges is not even worth talking about. Student should always consider study expenses, the structure; quality of medical education and living standards of the particular country before applying for MBBS in abroad countries. There is a decline in the education quality in universities in China & other soviet countries. Between 2012 and 2015, only 19% of those appeared for the screening test has passed the FMGE (MCI Screening test). In Russia, there is a big language problem as universities teach in Russian for last 3 years. As well student fined it difficulty during their internship.

How many students take admission in Georgia every year?

Every year close to 500 Indian students enroll for the MBBS admission in various medical universities in Georgia. DTMU have been the favorite choice of the students from south India.

What are the financial benefits like scholarships or loan will student get if chose to study in Georgia?

Universities in Georgia offer scholarship to meritorious students. Scholarship offered by the university varies from 20% - 50% of the fees waiver from the second year as per their performance in I year examination.

What is the reputation/ranking of the Universities in Georgia at International level?

Universities in Georgia ranks b/w 10000 - 15000 globally worldwide as per the Webometrics. Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, also known as Ranking Web of Universities, which provides ranking for more than 60,000 universities worldwide. This is a common ranking system of the university offering courses in various fields (Engineering, Medical, Management etc ;).

Can a student with a low English communication skill can apply for Georgia?

Student with low communication skill can apply for medical universities in Georgia. However student has to appear for interview before get the admission. We will train & prepare students to clear the initial admission interview.

How safe is Georgia for Indian students?

In the past decade, many Indians have already been to Georgia for education. Georgia has many advantages compared to the USA and UK- it is cheap, closer by, and offers an education system similar to the Europeans. The majority of Indians go to study in the capital city of Georgia, Tbilisi. First the majority of anecdotal reports from Indian students who have already studied in this country say that they felt safe, the people were friendly and they did not experience any negative event. A few students said that the people of Georgia are initially reserved but once they get to know Indians, they do become friendly and are very sociable. Majority of the students going from India to DTMU are girls. They are provided with a girl’s hostel accommodation by the university. Georgia is a very safe country for women. Based on crime statistics, Georgia has very little crime. Unlike most of Europe or the USA, the crime statistics are very low. There are few murders every now and then, but these are not random events and often related to drug problems. Living in Tbilisi is very safe- the streets are well lighted and there is police presence everywhere. The city has installed cameras in most areas and it is very safe to walk in most places at night. Further, the police in Georgia are extremely friendly and helpful. Most speak some English and will help you get to your destination safely.

What is the duration of MBBS course in Georgia?

European countries rule is to allocate the medical degrees in 6 years of studies.

When can I start applying for study abroad (MBBS in Georgia) programs?

Universities in Georgia have to intake. Spring Intake & Fall intake. Student willing to apply to MBBS in Georgia can apply any time, based on the application time his/her admission will be processed for respective available batch.

What are the entry requirements to study what the entry requirements are for study MBBS in Georgia?

Any student who has passed/appearing class 12th examination can apply for MBBS in Georgia. Student should score minimum of 50% in Physics, Chemistry & Biology along with pass in an English subject from Govt. approved board.

What are the required documents to apply for MBBS in Georgia?

Following are the details of the documents required to apply initially at medical universities in Georgia.

  • Photocopy of Passport.
  • Class 12th mark sheet / Hall ticket of class 12th exam.
  • Class 10th mark sheet.
  • Proof of DOB
  • Passport photos.
  • Medical Fitness Certificate.

Do I have to speak/learn a second language to study MBBS in Georgia?

Medium of instruction at Medical universities in Georgia is English. All the faculties teach in English only. However university also arranges a basic language learning classes for the student to teach Georgian which is an advantage to students.

Will I need to attend an admissions interview? Or is there any entrance for admission in Georgia?

There is no entrance exam or interview process to get admission in Georgia for the students. Student will get the hassle free VISA approval for Georgia.

After gaining a letter of acceptance, what do I do next?

Once letter of acceptance is issued by the University, we will process the student's application for further formalities. Applicant have to pay their next fees installment for the further admission process as described in fees structure & payment breakup document.

Do I need to apply for a student visa?

All the admission related formalities will be the responsibility of ours. From Student VISA to accommodation at Georgia, it will be our responsibility to make sure that student get the best experience without any problem.

Do I need to attend any Interview from Georgia Govt.? For a getting student visa?

There will be no interviews from the Georgia Govt. or University for the students. We will coordinate with student/parents for their hassle free admission process.

How much does it cost to study abroad (Georgia)?

Georgia has more than 5 universities. Study expenses in Georgia could range b/w 16 - 22 L. This covers all the expenses including 6 months hostel, food, 1st year travel & medical insurance, registration charges, Visa fees, one way air ticket etc.

Can I get financial aid to study abroad (Georgia)?

Student can easily avail bank loan facility once their admission is approved by the University in Georgia.

Where will I live during my study abroad program?

We have separate hostel for Indian students which student can make it home.

What kind of food will be served to the Indian student?

Indian food will be served by our cook during their stay at Georgia.

Can I work during my studies in Georgia?

You cannot work while you are studying in Georgia as per the law.

Can I work after completing MBBS studies in Georgia?

You can work. Most of the student prefers for higher studies as it is very easy to get admission in the Universities in UK, US or Germany.

Can I work after completing MBBS studies in Georgia?

You can work. Most of the student prefers for higher studies as it is very easy to get admission in the Universities in UK, US or Germany.

Is there an upper age limit to study medicine in Georgia?

There is no upper age limit to study MBBS in Georgia.

I have already completed part of a degree in medicine at another university. Is it possible to transfer to the Georgia?

Student cannot take transfer in middle of the program.

I have clinical experience in a non-medical profession, but not the required academic qualifications/grades, and now wish to train as a Doctor. What can I do?

Student can apply for admission only if they have the basic eligibility. (i.e. 12th science with PCB).

What is FMGE & How tough is the FMGE screening test?

Medical Council of India Screening Test, also known as Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE), is a licensure examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations (NBE) in India. The test is one of the mandatory requirements for an Indian citizen who has a medical degree from a college outside India to practice medicine in the country. This examination is held twice in year in June and December on the third Monday and Tuesday of the month. FMGE Test is considered as a tough nut to crack because of the difference in syllabus; however students studying at University in Georgia claim 100% MCI Screening result which is not being offered by most of the universities abroad.

Can what is the syllabus of FMGE test?

Detailed examination pattern is available at their official website https://www.fmge.nbe.gov.in/scheme2.php. FMGE Test has 100 marks for Non Clinical subjects & 200 Marks for Clinical subjects.

Do universities in Georgia offers any coaching for FMGE?

Student will get the guidance to clear the FMGE test. Few universities also claim 100% FMGE/MCI Screening Test pass result guarantee.

How many attempts can student make for FMGE screening test?

You can appear for MCI screening Test or FMGE for unlimited attempts. There is no limit set for the same by MCI.

How many attempts can student make for FMGE screening test?

You can appear for MCI screening Test or FMGE for unlimited attempts. There is no limit set for the same by MCI.

Can my parents consider visiting me? Can my parents get visa for visiting Georgia if I get admission in University?

Parents can visit Georgia on a travel Visa.

Whether MBBS degree from Georgia recognized by the medical organizations and councils?

Universities offering MBBS degree in Georgia is fully recognized by MCI as well other leading apex body worldwide like WHOM, PLAB & USMLE.

Can I expect to get a job in Medical Institutions and Government Hospitals in Indian after getting degree from Georgia?

Student clearing FMGE/ MCI Screening test is eligible to apply for any Govt./Private job in India, student can also opt for higher studies across the globe.

Will it be possible to pursue post-graduation overseas and practice in India?

The Union government, have issued a notification under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956, recognizing postgraduate medical degrees awarded in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the U.K. and the U.S., generally referred to as the English-speaking countries.

What all are the Amenities and extra expenses involved apart from the university fees if chosen to study in Georgia?

Apart from the university student will be bearing following charges for the respective facilities/amenities during their stay at abroad. This is applicable charges are applicable for almost all the countries as mentioned below. Registration charges, Ministry approval, Accreditation fees, documents translation fees, apostle of documents, Visa fees, travel & health insurance fees, airport pickup, boarding & food and air fare.

How is the culture/religion status of Georgia?

Most of the population in Georgia practices Orthodox Christianity. The Georgian Constitution provides for freedom of religion, and the Government generally respects this right in practice. Citizens generally do not interfere with other traditional religious groups.

How big is Indian community in Georgia?

Every year more than 500 students join universities in Georgia. Georgia has a huge Indian community. Refer for article about Indian students in Georgia.

What will be the duration of the vacation/holidays in Universities in Georgia? Or how often can a student visit India after starting the course?

Student can visit India once in a year during their long vacation after completion of their examination.

What is the exam pattern of MBBS course in Georgia? (Semester/yearly etc)?

Students will have yearly exams. Education & marking is based on credit transfer system.

Students will have yearly exams. Education & marking is based on credit?

If a student fails to pass the exam in a particular subject/semester/year he will be mentored by the faculty & will be encourage to clear the same.

Will there be any year back if students fail to pass in a particular sem/subject/year?

There will not be any year back however students are suppose to get the minimum credits to get the degree completion certificate.

Will I be covered for Travel & Medical Insurance?

Students will be covered for Travel & Medical Insurance.

What are the expenses involved for Telecom Services in Georgia?

Student can easily avail Mobile SIM, now a day’s student are using internet based call services like FB Messenger, WhatsApp, Skype etc to get connected with friends & family back home.

What currency & what’s the rate of Georgian currency compared to Indian Rupees?

Official currency of Georgia is known as Georgian Lari. 1 Georgian Lari = 26.30 INR.

Which are the top Indian states from which students are studying in Georgia?

Majority students studying at Georgia are from Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamilnadu, AP, Kerala, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra & Delhi.

Will I be able to apply for PG Medical entrance in India after completing MBBS from India?

Yes, students are eligible for PG Test after clearing MCI Screening test.

What is the scope of clinical practice during the course duration ? Or how are the teaching hospitals facilities in Georgia?

Unlike in India, Universities in Georgia have tie up with health centers/hospitals. Student will be exposed to rotational internship for all the departments. Detailed information about teaching hospitals can be found at university website.

Do I have to do internship in India after completing MBBS from Georgia?

Student need not to repeat their internship in India as they will complete the same at Georgia.

What are the websites which I should check before getting considering admission in the Georgia?

Students are advised to check official website of MCI as well as website of Indian embassy at Georgia.

How far will be the student’s accommodation/hostels from the university? Or whether accommodation is within the campus or outside? Whether it’s a co-ed accommodation/hostel? Is there a separate hostel for girls and guys?

Hostel facilities are available within the campus. Academic block is at the walking distance. There is a separate hostel for both boys & girls. We also have appointed Indian hostel in-charge/facilitator to take care of our students.

How do I know which are the recognized medical colleges to apply in the Georgia?

One can always visit official website of MCI to check the approval status of the respective universities.

How can I find/contact the current students who are/have perusing/perused MBBS from Georgia to know further about their experience at Georgia?

You can find the reviews & connect the current students in a social platform like quora. Meanwhile to save your time & effort ask our counselor, to get connected to our 200+ students currently studying at Georgia.

How much does education in China cost?

Education in China is even more affordable as compared to India. The tuition fee for a student (UG/PG courses) studying in China is $ 2,000 – $ 4,000 annually while universities charge $ 100 for textbooks levied by the university at the beginning of course.

Do I have to learn Chinese in order to apply for a course in China?

Welcoming global students, China is now offering education in English with teachers well versed in the language. The country also conducts separate classes for international students so that they can get proper attention. It is not required for a student to learn the language but it is always advisable to learn the basics in order to sustain in a foreign land.

What are the requirements to study in China?

Each programmed at any Chinese university has its own requirements for entry. Here are some general requirements that you need to have in order to apply to a university in China.

  • A high school diploma or senior secondary education certificate.
  • Chinese-medium degree programs (i.e. degree programs taught in Mandarin Chinese) require the applicant to provide HSK results to prove their Chinese language proficiency.
  • Applicants for Master's degrees also need to provide a copy of transcripts and recommendation letters.
  • English-medium programs do not require HSK results. Instead, applicants for English-medium programs should provide recognized English proficiency tests such as TOEFL or IELTS.

What is the visa procedure in order to study in China?

A first time visa applicant to China will be permitted a maximum of a double entry permit. A second time applicant may receive a 6 months multiple entry permit, a third time applicant can get a 1 year permit, and the 2 year permit is available only to 4th time applicants and beyond. In China, visas are given letter designations, with tourist visas being referred to as Chinese L visas and business visas as the Chinese F visa category. In addition to the types already covered, Chinese immigration also issues the following types of permit. Students are eligible for X Chinese Visa.

What are the documents required to in order to apply for a visa to China?

A student needs to submit following documents along with the visa application:

  • A valid passport as well as a copy of its information page. Your valid passport must have at least six months of remaining validity and at least one blank visa page in it.
  • Application form: One completed Visa Application Form with genuine information and your signature.
  • Photo: one recently-taken 2x2 square inch sized color photo glued or stapled to the application form.
  • An original and a photocopy of the Letter of Admission, Foreign Student Visa Application Form (JW202) issued by the relevant Chinese government unit.

How much would I be spending during my stay in China?

With government providing all the required amenities, China is an affordable country. Living in China is not much expensive for a student. The accommodation fee will come around $ 3,000 annually while living cost id just about $ 2,000 approx.

Can I work during the course of my education in China?

According to government regulations in China, international students cannot work during their studies. However, part-time work or internships are sometimes allowed.

Can I study for a degree from China by distance or online education?

There are colleges in China which provide distance and online education offering various courses like Business Management, Medical, and many more. If you don’t have the budget to visit the country you can still have a degree from a university of China in your kitty. For admission requirements you need to contact the particular college offering distance education. Also, always check with AICTE if a university is authentic or not. There are various institutions that have collaborated with Indian colleges too.

Is a degree from China valid in India?

China is new in terms of providing education to global students but has made its firm place rapidly and is pulling the crowd at much higher rate with its cheap yet quality driven education structure. Though the first batch from India had to struggle a bit after returning from China as establishing the credibility of a degree from China was not easy. But today, the road is smooth for the ones who are looking for economical yet authentic educational options.