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About Czech Republic

The Czech Republic has the distinction of featuring among the safest countries for international students. The country has had a great standard of education for a long time now. Charles University in the Czech Republic is the oldest in Central Europe (675years) and is just one of many.

The Czech Republic may not be a large country area-wise, but it has a tremendous historical and cultural heritage. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, ranks among the top tourist destinations, parallel to Paris and Rome. The cultural exposure you get in the Czech Republic is immense and ever-lasting.

Quick Facts:


Czech Republic



Total Population:

1.05 Crores (Est. 2021)

Medical Universities:

9 (Nine)

Language of instruction:

Czech, English


Czech crown (koruna) (denoted by CZK)

1 CZK equals ~3.50 Indian Rupee

MBBS in Czech Republic for Indian students

The Czech Republic is an attractive option because of certain attributes, like:

  • The medical universities in the Czech Republic have almost every accreditation that matters.
  • The erstwhile MCI, WHO, ECFMG, WFME, FAIMER, etc. all recognise the medical colleges in the Czech Republic.
  • The living conditions in the Czech Republic are safe and good.
  • The standard of medical education in the country is on par with the best available options.
  • The friendly and welcoming native crowd is another factor that is approved by students and their parents.

Duration of MBBS in Czech Republic

The Czech Republic offers 6 Years of MBBS, which is termed MD here. The duration of MBBS/MD in all European universities is 6 years. This uniformity is due to the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) prevailing in Europe.
Above all, the final year is based on the clinical rotation of the students in the top hospitals in the country affiliated with the universities. Luckily, the entire MBBS program in the Czech Republic is divided into 12 semesters.

Medical Universities in the Czech Republic

The below table contains the list of medical universities in the Czech Republic as per the WDOMS (World Directory of Medical Sciences).

S. No University Name Location University Type Establishment Year Medium of Instruction (as per WDOMS)
1 Charles University Faculty of General Medicine Praha Public 1348 English, Czech
2 Charles University Faculty of Pediatrics Praha Public 1953 Czech
3 Charles University 3rd Faculty of Medicine Praha Public 1952 Czech
4 University of Defence Faculty of Military Health Sciences Hradec Kralove Public 1951 Czech
5 Charles University Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Kralove Hradec Kralove Public 1945 Czech
6 Charles University Plzen Plzen Public 1945 English, Czech
7 Masaryk University Faculty of Medicine Brno Public 1919 Czech
8 Onstravska University Ostrava Public 2010 English, Czech
9 Palacký University, Olomouc Olomouc Public 1946 English, Czech

As you can see the names of the medical universities in the Czech Republic are confusing. You will need the guidance of Moksh to get admission in universities that have English as the medium of instruction,

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Why study MBBS in Czech Republic?

Why study MBBS in Czech Republic?

There are many reasons for choosing the MBBS in Czech Republic in 2024 as your study abroad destination:

  • Many of the medical universities here are very old and this ensures that the quality of academics is time tested and good.
  • As stated earlier, medical universities have all accreditations.
  • The subjects are taught in English at the universities Moksh sends you to.
  • You can choose to work in any European Union member country when you have a medical degree from the Czech Republic.
  • Cultural exposure is very significant.
MBBS in Czech Republic cost

MBBS in Czech Republic cost

The tuition fee for MBBS in the Czech Republic in 2024 varies from 10k to 18k USD per year. If we take the average and look for the total cost of studying MBBS in the Czech Republic, it comes out to be 126,000 USD for 5 years.

Living Cost for Indian Students in Czech Republic

The overall, all-inclusive expenditure, except the tuition fee, is in the range of 200–300 USD per month. If you wish, you may spend as much as 700 USD as a monthly living cost in the Czech Republic. Of course, how much you spend will depend on the kind of life you wish to have.

Hostel and Accommodation in Czech Republic

The medical universities here have had international students pouring in for quite some time now. Naturally, they provide good hostels for such students. The hostels are comfortable, clean, and safe for girls and boys.

MBBS in Czech Republic eligibility

There are no extraordinary eligibility criteria for MBBS in the Czech Republic that you have to meet. You must:

  • Be more than or equal to 17 years old and less than or equal to 25 years old.
  • Have a score of at least 60% in aggregate in PCB in Class XII.
  • Not have a gap of more than 2 years after Class XII.
  • SHould have a qualified NEET score card

Medical License in India after MBBS in Czech Republic

During MBBS study, a student realises the importance of being a specialist. They also understand the competitiveness of securing an MD / MS Seat in a Govt. College. Let's look at the success ratio to get a PG Seat in Govt Medical Colleges in India, which is 11% broadly; we can say that only 1 out of 10 will get a PG Seat, whereas the chances of getting Clinical speciality is 1 out of 20 applicants. The PG journey will be challenging, or students should have enough money to get a paid seat in Pvt Medical College in Crores!

Total Applicants NEET PG 2023 Specialty Govt Med College Pvt Med College
Seats Success Ratio Seats
2.06 Lacs
MD (Non Clinical) 15K 8.6% 10K
MS (Clinical) 8K 4.6% 5K
Total 23K 11.4% 15K

Will early preparation and the right mentorship pave your dream of becoming a specialist? NMC has already announced the introduction of the NEXT Exam in India in 2024. This Exam will replace all Medical PG exams in India. The Exam will be conducted in two parts: NEXT-1 and NEXT-2. 

The Objective of the NEXT-1 is to assess the Student's Knowledge of Pre, Para, and Clinical Subjects on the National Level. Only after qualifying for NEXT-1 will any medical student be eligible for an internship. After completing the internship, Students must go through NEXT-2, assessing their Clinical skills, Patient Management, and Keeping Medical history. Those who will Clear NEXT-2 will be awarded a license to practice, and Rankers of NEXT-1 will get PG seats of their choice of speciality. You may refer to Page for detailed information on the NExT Exam.

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Medical PG in the USA (USMLE) after MBBS in Czech Republic

Most Abroad students also plan to do a Medical PG from the USA because getting PG Seats in India is tough.

With the introduction of NEXT, most students in India are attracted to USMLE prep from 1st year of MBBS since it simulates the new NMC Competency-based curriculum remarkably. The US healthcare system is considered one of the best healthcare systems in the world for numerous reasons, such as high rewards, excellent Infrastructure, merit-based assessment, and open opportunities for super specialities. Most countries try to replicate the US healthcare assessment system for their Medical Graduates. The USMLE exam is divided into 3 Parts. One can appear in USMLE Step 1 after 2nd Year, USMLE Step 2 CK during internship and Step 3 during residency (Medical PG).

Medical PG in USA (USMLE)

MOKSH Coaching focuses on a patient-centered learning approach which helps students score high on both USMLE & NEXT. MOKSH is the leading name in USMLE Coaching. Currently, 1000+ Students from Indian and Abroad medical colleges are preparing for USMLE steps via the MOKSH Platform.

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Medical PG in the UK ( PLAB) after MBBS in Czech Republic

The Board Test (PLAB test) is the instrument used to assess the skills and knowledge of an International Medical Graduate. It also judges whether they can be trained to practice medicine in the UK. 
In short, an IMG's performance in PLAB determines her Eligibility to practice in the UK. The PLAB test has two stages. PLAB 1 is an exam that has 180 MCQs that test your recall. On the other hand, PLAB 2 is a practical OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Exam) that tests your clinical skills.
The GMC ascertains your linguistic skills by assessing your score on specific tests. It may be the IELTS (Band Score 7.0 or higher) or OET (Grade B in reading, writing, listening & speaking). 
After you pass PLAB 1 & 2, you apply for the GP registration. There is one constraint. You have a window of 2 years after clearing PLAB 2, which you may use no later.
By 2024, the UK Medical Licensing Assessment will replace the PLAB. Consequently, the GMC UK will change certain things in PLAB and create the UKMLA exam.

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Medical PG in Germany after MBBS in Czech Republic

Medical PG in Germany

PG in Germany after MBBS Abroad is another excellent option, though it requires you to learn the German language. Of the six levels starting from A1 to C2, you need to clear A1 and A2, qualifying you to apply for the visa. 
Once the Language formalities are done, you get into the phase where you do an Observer-ship from a German hospital approved by the German Medical Council. Residency follows this.
This may sound simple here, but the process is quite complicated. To know more about PG in Germany,

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Your Chance to get an MBBS Seat in India

The most challenging time for any student is to wait after the NEET counselling process to know whether they are getting a college of their choice. Sometimes, this dilemma continues for a couple of months due to multiple rounds of counselling. It has become more difficult due to parallel counselling of All India Quota and various States due to COVID-19. The counselling process is very complex, where 700+ Govt. and Private colleges offer 1 Lac+ Seats, and fee variation is also huge, ranging from less than 1 Lac to 2.5 Cr for the course.

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