Russia has been an immense favourite of Indians when it came to choosing a foreign nation for medical studies. The high standard medical education provided by world class institutions has attracted a large amount of Indian students to pursue their career choice of medicine from Russia. The affordable cost of living makes it even more attractive for the students to opt for Russian universities. The fee structure of these institutions is almost the same as Indian universities and sometimes even cheaper than them, thanks to Russian government who have subsidized the medical education in their country by almost 70 percent. It is a smarter choice to study MBBS in Russia than going to any western country since both, the quality of education and cost of living are amiable. There is no donation system what so ever and therefore, the Russian universities have succeeded to ensure 30 percent of the ranks in top 100 medical institutions of the world.
Why Study MBBS in Russia?
It has been a trend since Soviet era that Indians have chosen Russian universities for their medical education. The friendly nature of the Russian people has played a very important part in this decision. The number has been multiplying every year and a lot of students have been living their dream of studying medicine from a foreign university. The medical universities in Russia take it upon themselves to prepare Indian students for the MCI test by keeping their syllabus up to date. The Russian medical universities also help students in preparing for the screening tests. Russia is a safe place given that more female students have opted to go to Russia for their medical degrees than male students.
The Benefits of Studying MBBS In Russia for Indian Students:
• No entrance exams and no donations to be paid.
• High standard medical education.
• Low cost of living and studying.
• English medium education.
• MCI and WHO recognised medical education.
• Hostels with best facilities.
• English and Russian medium of study.
MBBS Course in Russia Duration
The course duration of MBBS in Russia is 6 years for English medium. International students who will choose to study MBBS in Russia with English as medium of instruction do not need to take any sort of language preparatory course before starting the academic year for MBBS. Although, Russian would taught as an academic language subject during the first three years of MBBS in Russia to acquaint the students with the language which will help them in communicating with the local patients while clinical practice. The students will begin visiting the clinics and hospitals after completing their third year of MBBS programme.
The students who opt to study their MBBS in Russian medium, the duration of course would be seven years as the first year will be preparatory. During this time, the students will be trained in Russian language before they begin their six years of medical training.
Eligibility for MBBS in Russia:
The student should have a minimum of 50 percent in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English in their class 12th or equivalent examination for general category and 40 percent in the same subjects for all reserved category students.
The student should be minimum of 17 years of age at the time of admission or should complete 17 years of age on or before 31st of December.
Since, there are no entrances examinations, the admission are strictly on first come first serve basis.
Recognition of degree:
The Medical Council of India and World Health Organisation have recognised medical universities in the foreign countries and have advised medical students to pursue their MBBS only from those universities.
The students who have completed their MBBS degrees from Russia and wish to practice in India will need to clear the screening test conducted by the MCI.
Please see below the MBBS Course fee structures of some of the top medical universities in Russia:
|Medical Universities in Russia||Total Fees 6 Yrs||RATING|
|Bashkir State Medical University||Rs. 14,00,000||(8.5/10)|
|Ulyanovsk State University||Rs. 15,55,000||(6.5/10)|
|Orenburg State Medical University||Rs. 16,00,000||(5.5/10)|
|Tyumen State Medical University||Rs. 17,00,000||(8/10)|
|Altai State Medical University||Rs. 17,25,000||(8/10)|
|Mari State University||Rs. 17,55,000||(7/10)|
|Ryazan State Medical University||Rs. 18,00,000||(4/10)|
|Crimea Federal University||Rs. 19,00,000||(3/10)|
|Omsk State Medical Academy||Rs. 19,50,000||(5/10)|
|Stavropol State Medical University||Rs. 20,58,000||(6/10)|
|Novosibirsk State Medical University||Rs. 20,90,000||(7/10)|
|Northern State Medical University||Rs. 21,00,000||(5/10)|
|Perm State Medical University||Rs. 21,00,000||(6/10)|
|Siberian State Medical University||Rs. 21,70,000||(7/10)|
|Kazan State Medical University||Rs. 23,00,000||(6/10)|
|Kazan Federal University||Rs. 24,50,000||(9/10)|
|Nizni-Novigorad State Medical University||Rs. 24,90,000||(5/10)|
|Smolensk State Medical University||Rs. 28,00,000||(4/10)|
|Volgograd State Medical University||Rs. 28,00,000||(6.5/10)|
|Saint-Petersburg State Medical University||Rs. 37,00,000||(8/10)|
|First Moscow State Medical University||Rs. 38,00,000||(8/10)|
|Russian National Research Medical University||Rs. 41,77,000||(8/10)|
|The Peoples’ Friendship University||Rs. 42,00,000||(8/10)|
|This is an approximate idea of total fee of your desired university. Students have to pay hostel fee, medical insurance and food charges. For more information please talk to authorized representative of MBBSDIRECT. Students helpline number – +91 9211210161 (WhatsApp or Call)|