Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres (127,350 sq mi) separated by the South China Sea into two similarly sized regions, Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian Borneo. Land borders are shared with Thailand, Indonesia, and Brunei, and maritime borders exist with Singapore, Vietnam, and the Philippines. The capital city is Kuala Lumpur, while Putrajaya is the seat of the federal government. Malaysia has been a destination for students from Asia pacific to study medicine..


Medical Schools in Malaysia generally offer a five-year undergraduate program for future doctors. Medical Educationin Malaysia is offered by institutions, few of which are foreign owned / Malaysian campuses of foreign universities. This includes few run by Indian managements like Melaka Manipal Medical College, Melaka.

Entry to the medical schools is 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 programme involving integrated teaching and learning of the relevant basic medical sciences. Phase II (Year 3) and Phase III (Year 4 and Year 5) involves clinical skills development and subsequently consolidation of clinical clerkship in the various clinical disciplines.


  • Consult My MBBS Abroad team. Know about the eligibility criteria and requirements, entrance examinations, universities, costs, visa success rates, future career prospects, etc
  • Select the suitable university of your choice based on our suggestion. My MBBS Abroad team would apply on your behalf
  • On Successful admission, prepare the documents for Visa and other processes. Apply for Visa
  • On Visa approval, fly to Malaysia, enroll and study 5 – 6 Year MBBS program (Phase I, II and III)
  • Opportunity to do 3 year service in Government hospitals in Malaysia with stipend and continue with licensure in Malaysia or student can come back to India to appear for MCI FMG Examination followed by 1 Year of internship in India. Later, student can register with MCI and practice in India



S No Medical College / University City
1 Allianze University College of Medical Sciences Penang
2 Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology (AIMST) Bedong
3 International Islamic University Malaysia Kulliyyah of Medicine Kuantan
4 International Medical University Faculty of Medicine and Health Kuala Lumpur
5 Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences Bandar Sunway
6 Melaka-Manipal Medical College Melaka
7 Perdana University Graduate School of Medicine Serdang
8 Royal College of Medicine Perak Ipoh
9 UCSI University Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Kuala Lumpur
10 Universiti Putra Malaysia Fakulti Peruatan dan Sains Kesihatan Selangor Darul Ehsan
11 Universiti Teknologi Mara Faculty of Medicine Shah Alam



Studying Medicine in Malaysia could cost from INR 70 Lakhs – 1.5 Crore overall inclusive of tuition fee, food, accommodation, etc for 5 Years.


Scholarships are available for hardworking students based on merit and academic performance.


Students should apply at least 3 months prior to the course start date for successful admissions. The documents required for application are:

  • 10th std mark sheets and pass certificate
  • 12th std mark sheets and pass certificate
  • UG Mark Sheets and Certificate (If any)
  • Copy of passport
  • Statement of purpose
  • Reference letters

The documents required and process flow may vary from time to time. Kindly contact My MBBS Abroad team for updated information and assistance on your application and subsequent process


The Student Visa (Student Pass) Applications for Malaysia comes under VDR (With Reference) category, where the student should first apply and get an admission from any recognized university / college in Malaysia.

Students need to submit the following documents for the visa process, which generally takes 2 – 3 days to complete:

  • Application Form IM.47
  • One Recent Passport Size Photo
  • Passport (Validity not less than 6 months)
  • Flight Ticket
  • Offer and Acceptance Letter from the College/University
  • Approval letter from Department of Immigration, Malaysia
  • No Objection Letter from Ministry of Education from the country of birth
  • Original Academic Certificates
  • Visa Processing Fee

My MBBS Abroad team would do the complete process on behalf of the student.

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