What is the Cost of IVF Treatment in India?

The cost of IVF differs depending upon the type you opt for. So, the above cost is not the same for all types. On this page, we have given a complete guide of IVF Cost in India by its types.

By Pankaj Kamble

Updated on 31st, Mar'20

IVF cost in India ranges from ₹ 1,20,000- ₹ 3,00,000 for each cycle. Substantially, India charges almost less than half of what the western countries charge. This clearly indicates that India is the most affordable place for infertility treatment.

 

Following table is the cost range for IVF treatment in some of the major cities :

CITIESIVF COST
DELHI₹1,15,000 - ₹2,50,000
BANGALORE₹1,00,000 - ₹2,80,000
MUMBAI₹1,00,000 - ₹3,00,000
CHENNAI₹1,15,000 - ₹3,00,000
HYDERABAD₹1,00,000 - ₹1,75,000
PUNE₹1,40,000 - ₹1,60,000

This is the average range of all the IVF treatments cost in India. But this cost estimate may also go up to ₹ 4,00,000, if in case the situation is termed to be critical.

 

Even then the basic IVF cost in India is much less than the developed countries like the US where you will have to pay approximately $12,000 (Rs. 8,40,000) as compared to India where it is possible in just $3,500 (Rs.2,45,000).

 

Now, let’s talk about the cost range for all types of fertility treatment in India. As In-vitro Fertilization is a blanket term under which there are five types.

 

Following is approximate cost of all the fertility treatments in India:

TREATMENTCOST (PER CYCLE)
1. In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF)₹1,20,000 – ₹3,00,000
2. Intra - Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)₹1,50,000 – ₹2,50,000
3. Intra-Cytoplasmic Morphologically Selected Sperm Injection (IMSI)₹2,10,000 - ₹3,50,000
4. Assisted Hatching₹14,000 - ₹45,000
5. Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)₹40,000 - ₹70,000

Note: The costs mentioned above are approximate and may vary from clinic to clinic depending on the treatment.

 

India has emerged as a forerunner in infertility treatment especially IVF (In vitro fertilization). There is an increased influx of people coming for IVF treatment to India as they can avail world class treatment, cutting-edge technology and cost- effective healthcare services.

 

Patient from developed and developing countries frequent India for fertility treatment as they find the IVF cost in India to be 3-4 times lower than the US and the UK.

 

Below we have explained about each type of In-vitro Fertilization(IVF):

1. What is the cost of IUI in India?

IUI cost in India

The cost of IUI in India ranges from ₹10,000 - ₹22,000. Intra-uterine Insemination is not a type of IVF but is a part of ART. Generally, IUI is recommended by the specialists before proceeding with the IVF procedure. In some cases, people don’t have to opt for IVF as they succeed within the IUI treatment itself. Hence, IUI is said to be the initial stage of IVF.

TREATMENTCOST (IN INR)
Semen Analysis₹500 - ₹5,000
Semen Related tests₹1,500 - ₹7,000
Semen Transfer₹4,000 - ₹10,000
Additional Diagnostics(if required)-
Semen Freezing₹3,000 - ₹12,000
PESA, MESA, TESA₹10,000 - ₹25,000

Note: The above mentioned cost structure may vary from clinic to clinic.

2. What is the cost of IVF in India?

IVF Treatment cost in India

IVF cost in India ranges from ₹1,20,000 – ₹3,00,000 (each cycle). This cost estimate is made with consideration to the other parameters. This range may also go up to INR 4,00,000, if the situation tends to be critical. The In-vitro fertilization cost in India involves number of variables such as medications, laboratory charges (as they are highly specialized for these treatments) and assessment cost.

 

The IVF price in India is bifurcated into various steps as mentioned below:

TREATMENTCOST (IN INR)
Per Assessment Cost₹500 - ₹3500
Procedure cost₹60,000 - ₹1,90,000
Medication Cost₹40,000 - ₹90,000
Donor Cost (if used)-
Donor egg₹30,000 - ₹45,000
Donor sperm₹10,000 - ₹17,000
Donor Embryo₹40,000 - ₹ 60,000

Note: The above mentioned cost estimate may differ based on clinics.

3. What is the cost of ICSI India?

ICSI cost in India

The cost of ICSI treatment ranges from ₹1,50,000 – ₹2,50,000. ICSI is mainly recommended during severe male infertility. ICSI is said to an advanced procedure of IVF. ICSI comes with more positive results and also costs less as compared to IVF.

 

The cost part of ICSI treatment is mentioned as follows:

TREATMENTCOST (IN INR)
Assessment and Procedure cost₹1,10,000 - ₹2,00,000
Medication cost₹42,000 - ₹85,000

Note: The above mentioned cost estimate may differ based on clinics.

4. What is the cost of IMSI in India?

IMSI cost in India

The cost of IMSI ranges from ₹2,10,000 - ₹3,50,000. This treatment is an advanced version of ICSI. Under IMSI, an inverted microscope is been used which gives you 6000 times better vision. This has brought more advancement in the treatment.

 

The cost of IMSI treatment is bifurcated in the table mentioned below:

TREATMENTCOST (IN INR)
Assessment and Procedure cost₹1,20,000 - ₹2,90,000
Medication cost₹40,000 - ₹90,000

Note: The above mentioned cost estimate may differ based on clinics.

5. What is the cost of Assisted Hatching in India?

Assisted Hatching cost in India

Assisted hatching treatment ranges between ₹14,000 - ₹45,000. Laser Hatching is the only method used under Assisted Hatching. It is the latest method of assisted hatching. Due to the more effective technology, hence acid type is not used anymore.

 

The cost factor is mentioned below:

TREATMENTCOST (IN INR)
Laser Hatching₹14,000 – ₹40,000
Frozen Embyo Transfer₹45,000 - ₹80,000

Note: The above mentioned cost estimate may differ based on clinics.

6. What is the FET cost in India?

FET cost in India

FET treatment in India ranges from ₹40,000 - ₹70,000. FET is considered in various situations such as failure. Also, it can be undertaken when the couple has preserved the frozen embryos decide to have an another child.

 

The cost part of FET is explained below:

TREATMENTCOST (IN INR)
Embryo Freezing₹10,000 - ₹18,000 (yearly)
Frozen Embryo Transfer₹30,000 - ₹60,000

Note: The above mentioned cost estimate may differ based on clinics.

 

Factors affecting IVF cost in India

There are other factors which will have a great impact on the total IVF cost in India such as the age of a woman. The older you are lesser are the chances of conceiving in the first cycle and you may need multiple cycles for a positive outcome. So you will end up spending a lot more for your IVF treatment.

 

Following are the factors affecting ivf cost in India:

1. Complication in the case: In case, if the situation is critical wherein the couple has experienced multiple IVF failures, then the cost of IVF may raise based on the complication of the case.

2. Cost of Embryo Freezing: Many couples freeze their embryos which can be used at a later date as per their convenience. When required, the frozen embryos are thawed and then transferred to the women uterus.

Here, the cost of embryo freezing may lead to an increase in the cost of the treatment.

3. Age of the patient: The older you are lesser are the chances of conceiving in the first cycle and you may need multiple cycles for a positive outcome. Woman under the age of 35, have more chances of undergoing successful IVF within the first few cycles. Because older women has less eggs available wherein woman who is under the age of 30 years has more eggs which are fit for fertilization.

AGESUCCESS RATE
Less than age of 3540%
More than the age of 3515%- 25%

4. Donor Sperm/ Egg: It may be necessary for couples who are struggling with infertility issues to consider opting for either donor eggs or donor sperms, according to their requirements.

5. Proficiency of the Doctor: The consultation and the follow-up treatment cost might vary. Doctors who are highly skilled and has handled more of successful cases would charge more as compared to other doctors.

6. Donor Embryo: Couples having serious health conditions or infertility issues opt for donor embryo. These are usually donated by couples who have successfully completed their IVF cycle and no longer need the excess embryos.

7. Overall Health: Unhealthy habits may be considered while undergoing the treatment. Patients past medical history can be another reason for raise in the cost of treatment.

8. Quality of semen: If the quality of semen is poor, the sperm may be unable to fertilize the egg. Hence, this may reduce the chance of a successful IVF.

 

FAQ's

Q:1. How much painful IVF treatment is?

Since IVF treatment is executed by involving anesthesia, so it will cause minimal pain for most of the couples.

 

Q:2. What is the duration of IVF in India?

IVF will take around one month to complete one cycle.

 

Q:3. What should be done after completing IVF treatment?

After completing all the steps of IVF process a pregnancy test should be scheduled after a week to check the success rate of IVF.

 

Q:4. Why does IVF fail?

Basically, the failure of IVF can be caused due to:

  • Female Age
  • Quality of Embryo
  • Ovarian Response
  • Implantation issues

 

Q:5. What are the factors responsible in making IVF pregnancy successful?

  • The age of the woman plays an important role in making IVF treatment successful.
  • Secondly, selection of correct specialist and top IVF centers: It is necessary to check the hospital reputation as well as to gather more information about the treatment while going for the IVF treatment.
  • Specialist counseling.
  • Female and male infertility tests should be done.

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