Mauritius , officially the Republic of Mauritius , is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues [560 kilometres (350 mi) east of Mauritius], and the outer islands . The islands of Mauritius and Rodrigues form part of the Mascarene Islands, along with nearby Réunion, a French overseas department. The area of the country is 2,040 km2 (790 sq mi). The capital and largest city is Port Louis.
Medical courses in the country are recognized by USMLE, WHO, MCI and PLAB. The syllabus of the medical programs is based on the guidelines of Medical Council of India and Medical Council of Mauritius. The colleges offer international quality of training and education. Students who have passed out from the Mauritius universities are placed in many of the advanced nations. The faculty at the colleges is reputed for their experience and dedication.