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Study MBBS at Manipal University College, Malaysia

Updated: Apr 24, 2022

Good news for the medical aspirants in India!

Manipal University College Malaysia has opened its admission for medical seats to students from India for the first time. Located in Melaka city, the university is 90 minutes from the capital city, Kuala Lumpur. The university is one of the oldest medical institutions in Malaysia with over 22 years of expertise in the medical field with world-class infrastructure. Established in the year 1997, the university has a strong alumni network of 10,000 Malaysian and other international students. The university boasts of having one out of every five doctors in Malaysia the product of Manipal. The Manipal alumni are the single largest contributor to health care in the country. The university has been honored with full accreditation for 5 years by the government of Malaysia as the university has been consistently providing quality education at an affordable cost. The university has a faculty-student ratio of 1:6 and has a globally experienced and dedicated teaching faculty.

The Manipal University College Malaysia is part of Manipal Group, a leading medical education provider in India. With more than 60 years of excellence, it has spread its wings to other cities too. The main campus is in Manipal, Udupi district in Karnataka, India, and it has its branches in Mangalore, Sikkim, and Jaipur, and in Dubai and Nepal, and Antigua.

The Manipal Medical College

The students from India can now seek admission to the university as it has received approval from the medical council of India. Just like the Indian education system, MBBS in Manipal, Malaysia is a five-year program. Known for its quality of education, the university has highly experienced faculties who prepare the students for different international licensing examinations like USMLE, PLAB, MCI NEXT.


The university has two intakes in a year. one in April and the other in October. Admissions will open soon after the NEET results are published. Only 150 seats are available for Indian students and admissions will be based on first cum first- served basis. Students have to fill the application form and submit the scanned copy of academic documents to the university to receive a final decision on the application.

Tuition Fee

The tuition fee for five years is approximately 65 lakhs which will be paid in equal installments before the beginning of each semester.

Living Expense

The cost of living is very low in Malaysia. For the entire five-year duration the total expense would be roughly around 8 lakhs which makes Malaysia an excellent study destination.

Eligibility for Indian Students

To get admission to the Manipal university college, students from India must meet the eligibility criteria.

  1. score 70% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology

  2. Qualify in the NEET exam. The score of NEET is not considered for admission

The advantages of studying MBBS in Malaysia.

National Medical Council of India Approved university, which means the students passing out from the university can return to India and practice medicine. Of course, these students have to clear the NEXT ( National Exit Test) exam to get a license to practice in India. All MBBS students, irrespective of where they study will have to write the NEXT to become a qualified medical practitioner.

The tuition fee and living expenses are much cheaper and affordable in Malaysia compared to studying medicine in India or abroad unless you get a seat in the government medical colleges. Hostel facilities are available for students at Manipal University College, Melaka and there is a separate hostel for both boys and girls. The girls' hostel is within the campus and the boys' hostel is just a walkable distance from the sports complex.

The sports Complex

Malaysia is just 4 hours flight journey from India and the tickets are much cheaper. The university is located in Melaka which is 90 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur. Malaysia being a multicultural society, students find it easier to get adjusted to the city and unlike other countries, Malaysia is a safe and secured country.

To get more details, visit

Contact or call 8147245160 to know more about the admission details.


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