Intro: Aieraa Overseas Studies, the only Indian organisation to tie up with a government medical educational institution in Vietnam, organised the Vietnam Medical Educational Conclave 2023.
Chennai: With its high-quality education, location, and affordable fee structure, Vietnam is emerging as a popular destination for Indian students pursuing medical education. These and the other advantages Vietnam offers to Indian students were highlighted at the Vietnam Medical Educational Conclave 2023 organised in Chennai on Tuesday, July 4.
The Vietnam Medical Education Conclave 2023 was organised by Aieraa Overseas Studies, the first Indian organisation to tie up with a Vietnam-based Government Medical Educational Institution, in collaboration with Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Vietnam.
Can Tho University of Medicine and Pharmacy is a government medical university offering various medical programmes for Indian students. Students can get the benefits of education loan facility, up to 100% scholarship, coaching for NeXT, USMLE, and PLAB exams on the campus from the first year, and separate accommodation for boys and girls with Indian food. Students can study MBBS in the top government university at just Rs. 4 lakh per year. Moreover, students can apply without NEET. The university also assures 100% placement assurance.
The Conclave witnessed the presence of esteemed experts including Dr. Nguyen Trung Kien, Rector of Can Tho University, and Ms Deepa R, Director of Aieraa Overseas Studies, who shared their valuable insights into Vietnamese medical education and its several advantages for Indian students.
The Conclave began with the traditional lighting of the lamps, followed by the playing of national anthems of India and Vietnam. The session event attracted a large number of students, who aspire to pursue studies in medicine overseas, as well as parents and educators.
In her address, Ms Deepa R, Director of Aieraa Overseas Studies, said, “Thousands of students from India are seeking opportunities to pursue MBBS and other medical courses in foreign universities. Vietnam has emerged as an ideal destination for Indian medical students because of its excellent medical education infrastructure, geographical proximity to India, similarities in culture and weather, and affordable fee structure.”
She reiterated Aieraa Overseas Studies’ commitment to empowering medical aspirants with the right opportunities, exceptional guidance, and support services, and affirmed the organisation’s close collaboration with medical universities in Vietnam to facilitate admissions for Indian students.
“Aieraa Overseas Studies has pioneered medical admissions in Vietnam with a focus on helping Indian students access top-notch medical education in the country. The organisation is the only Indian entity approved and recommended by the Embassy of Vietnam for recruiting students for medical admissions,” she said.
In his address, Dr. Nguyen Trung Kien highlighted the offerings of Can Tho University and also emphasised the strong ties between India and Vietnam.
“India and Vietnam share cultural and religious similarities. There is a robust bilateral trade, growing people-to-people connections, and the presence of a thriving Indian community in Vietnam. Vietnam is a safe country with widespread English proficiency and is an excellent destination for aspiring medical professionals. Can Tho University is recognised as an excellent educational institution and we are happy to welcome Indian students,” Dr. Nguyen Trung Kien said.
Raunak Singh, Head of International Affairs at Aieraa Overseas Studies & Aieraa Hospitality (Vietnam), provided comprehensive details about the medical education system in Vietnam during the Conclave. He also discussed opportunities in the healthcare sector for Indian students, essential information on visas, travel, Indian food, accommodation, and other important aspects.
Can Tho University fulfils the National Medical Commission (NMC) guidelines so that students can come back and practice in India after getting their degree. The university also offers PG and super speciality medical courses for international students.
The MBBS curriculum in Vietnam is at par with the Indian standards laid down by the Medical Council of India. The MBBS degree from Vietnam is accepted internationally and poses no problem for a student to work or study in any other country after graduating. English is the medium of instruction throughout the course study. Moreover, there are many Indian faculties at Vietnamese universities. Vietnam also offers ample career opportunities in the healthcare sector.
The MBBS course in Vietnam has a duration of six years, including one year of paid internship. Vietnam’s Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education and Training are responsible for overseeing the course curriculum as well as accreditation and quality assurance. Moreover, the medical universities of Vietnam are approved by the World Health Organization as well as the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates and are thus, completely safe and secure for foreign students.
The Vietnam Medical Educational Conclave provide accurate and valuable information to students seeking alternative educational opportunities due to limited seats in Indian medical colleges. Aieraa Overseas Studies is steadfast in its mission to establish Vietnam as a preferred study destination for Indian medical students. The organisation maintains a strong commitment to promoting MBBS admissions exclusively for Vietnam and facilitating a streamlined admission process for Indian students.
About Vietnam Medical Educational Conclave: Vietnam Medical Educational Conclave is an initiative of Aieraa Overseas Studies. The limited number of seats in medical colleges in India forces many students to look for educational opportunities in other countries. The initiative is aimed at providing the correct information to students.
About Aieraa Overseas Studies: Aieraa Overseas Studies is the first and only organisation in India working towards the educational needs of Indian medical aspirants in Vietnam. It is committed to developing Vietnam as the new study destination for Indian medical students. Aieraa Overseas Studies has made a commitment to the Vietnam Embassy of promoting MBBS admissions exclusively for Vietnam. It helps Indian students connect with the right universities and helps streamline the admission process.