Russia has been the most preferred choice for pursuing MBBS Abroad. MBBS in Russia is also becoming popular among Indian students because of its high-quality education at an affordable cost. In the world ranking list of top medical universities, around 30 positions are occupied by Russian Universities.
Most of the Russian Medical universities which are on top lists are WHO and MCI approved that offer exceptional medical education. MBBS in Russia for Indian students is an advantage to study MBBS at an affordable cost. Nowadays, Some medical universities provide opportunities to study MBBS in English medium, so that language will not be a barrier while studying MBBS.
Around 10000 thousand Indian students are studying medical courses in Russia and most of them have enrolled for MBBS. Not only for Indian students but also for other foreign students, MBBS Russia is an attraction because of its education methodologies and low cost of tuition-free. These are the reasons due to which Russia has become the 8th top MBBS study destination, where students come from all around the globe.
Indian students who study MBBS in Russia become eligible to attempt the MCI screening test in India, also known as the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination.
WHO Approved Medical Colleges in Russia
We have shortlisted the top 12 government medical universities, some of them are 100 years old, offering MBBS in Russia in low budget, fully English taught programs, and having a high MCI passing rate:
- Crimea Federal University
- Ulyanovsk State Medical University
- Kazan Federal University
- Far Eastern Federal University
- Kabardino-balkarian State University
- Kuban State Medical University
- Volgograd State Medical University
- Bashkir State Medical University
- Ryazan State Medical University
- Voronezh State Medical University
- Ural federal university
- Mephi university
Many agents misguide the students and place them in the universities offering bilingual programs, having low MCI passing ratio. It is suggested that Indian students should keep these factors in mind while choosing a university.
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Admission process for MBBS in Russia 2023-2024
We have made the Admission process for MBBS in Russia very simple and smooth. The candidate must meet the eligibility criteria for MBBS study in Russia and have some required documents.
MBBS Universities In Russia
Eligibility for MBBS study in Russia
- The student must be 17 years of age by 31st December in the year of admission
- The students must have at least 50% marks in 10+2 (Physics, Chemistry & Biology). If a student is from any reserved category (OBC/ SC/ST), he/she must have 40% in 10+2 (Physics, Chemistry & Biology)
- Students must qualify for the NEET exam to pursue MBBS in Russia
Documents required to enroll for MBBS in Russia
- Correctly filled admission form
- Class 12th certificate
- Class 10th certificate
- NEET Score Card (It can be submitted after the declaration of results)
- Passport Size colored photograph
- Scanned copy of first and last page of your passport)
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Visa Application for Student to Study MBBS in Russia
Our specialized team helps you with visa application and preparation for an interview at the embassy with a 100% visa success rate. There are the following documents which need to be arranged by the candidate, although our assistance will always be there at any stage.
- An invitation letter issued by the concerned university
- Original passport with minimum 2 years of validity
- 10th mark sheet
- 12th mark sheet
- Medical certificate and HIV certificate
- Bank statement
- School or college leaving certificate
- Passport size photo 10 to 15 copy
- Gap certificate
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Our service to help Indian students to study MBBS in Russia
- All necessary information about the universities, course curriculum, and lifestyle of Russia
- Admission letter from the concerned university
- Invitation letter from the ministry of external affairs, Russia
- Complete visa process with 100% success rate
- Documents stamping from Ministry of external affairs, India
- Apostille attestation and stamping
- Air ticket booking
- All necessary arrangements including hostel accommodation with Indian food facility, deployment of Indian manager to take care of any problem, etc
- Medical checkups
- Assistance in obtaining a student ID card, hostel card, International card
- Currency exchange
We provide full assistance during your MBBS journey in Russia from your application to completion. We also assist our candidates in MCI screening with a 100% success rate.
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Benefits of studying MBBS in Abroad
MBBS in Russia for Indian Students is a good option because around 17 lakh students fight every year for approx 75000 seats. This cutthroat competition and the high cost of studying MBBS in India kill the dreams of many students.
In this situation, pursuing MBBS in Russia is a good option for all students facing difficulties in India. Some key benefits are listed below:
Studying MBBS in Russia is quite economical for Indian students. In India where students have to pay a hefty amount for the sake of donation but students can take admission in Russian medical colleges without any donation. Basically, Indian students can pursue their MBBS degree in Russia in the budget of 1st-year fees in Indian colleges.
There is a negligible difference in the MBBS syllabus in Russian and Indian medical colleges. Also, studying in Russian colleges will give more exposure to practical knowledge with the latest equipment and new methodologies. It doesn’t mean Indian MBBS colleges don’t provide practical exposure but here equipment can be assigned in a group of students but in Russia, each student can experiment individually and spend more time with any apparatus.
Russia is a developed country, so students will get great exposure to the international lifestyle while studying MBBS in Russia. The universities suggested by us follow all the global standards and are approved by WHO & MCI, so students can practice in any country including Indian as well.
Solutions for the common problems faced by the students
No doubt, Russia is a beautiful and developed country. The infrastructure or education system is far better than in India. But sometimes Indian students complain about the following situations.
Cold Climate: In winters, Russia remains extremely cool outside which can be an issue for some Indian students.
But don’t worry, despite having an extreme cold outside, a student can enjoy his coffee in half sleeves t-shirts inside the building or the room because all the classrooms, hostels are centrally heated.
Bilingual College Courses: Most of the Russian medical universities are bilingual, the students will be taught in English and Russian language.
Here we come into the play, we sorted out those universities for the students that offer their course in English medium only.
Some students and their parents raise concerns that they will not get Indian food in Russia. But don’t worry, we have resolved this issue because we provide a mess facility in hostel premises, where Indian dishes are prepared by Indian chefs.
Also, all Indian vegetables and kitchen items are available in supermarkets, if you learn basic cooking you can cook your food in your room.
Accommodation facility provided by the universities
If you choose the universities from the above list, then accommodation will not be a concern for you. Because these universities provide special facilities for Indian students.
All rooms are equipped with all essential facilities like AC, 24×7 electricity and water, centrally heated rooms, a full environment to study, and many more. The following other benefits are listed below:
- Dedicated hostel for Indian students (Separate for boys and girls)
- Shared room facility so that you can save some amount on living
- Full safety and security
- 24×7 CCTV surveillance
- Dedicated warden or guard facility
Food Facility provided by the Russian medical universities
Students do not need to take any tension about food and meals. Because mess facility is available for the students in the hostel premises, where following benefits are provided:
- Indian food facility at mess run by Indian chefs
- Veg and Non-veg food available. You will never miss your home
- Other reasonable restaurants and cafes are available nearby university premises
- All groceries and vegetables are available at the supermarket so that you can also prepare your own food.
Student life while pursuing MBBS in Russia
The cities of Russia are very attractive and alluring. Apart from study, there are endless options where students can keep themselves busy. Multiple parks, sports complexes, games, and much more to enjoy in Russia
About classes in universities
The instruction language in the above-mentioned list of universities is fully English, so the classes are conducted in the English language only but special Russian classes are conducted for Indian and other international students so that they can interact easily with the local community and it will also help in interacting with patients during the internship.
Nearly 60% to 80% attendance is required for the students to become eligible for appearing in the examination.
Sports and Activities in the universities
A lot of activities are conducted to keep the students fit and strong. If the students have an interest in sports they can take part in different games and in olympiads where they can play national as well international matches. For refreshing purposes, there is a facility to play indoor games also.
Local community of Russia
The local people are very helpful towards the Indian students. Although Russian is the common language spoken in the local community they also know English so they can easily communicate with you. There is no discrimination based on caste, creed, color, and religion so the students coming from other countries can feel safe and secure among Russian people.
There is the availability of temples, mosques, churches so that students of any religion can visit and worship there.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q.1. Is doing MBBS in Russia good?
Ans. Yes, it is a good option for Indian students, who have qualified for the NEET exam but have not been selected for government colleges or who have budget issues. Pursuing MBBS in Russia is quite affordable than many private colleges in India. Despite paying a huge amount in the name of donation, it is good to take admission in MCI approved universities in Russia.
Q.2. Is a Russian MBBS degree Valid in India?
Ans. Yes, if you have completed your MBBS from WHO and MCI approved universities, you can practice medicine in India as well as in other countries of the world.
Q.3. Why is MBBS cheaper in Russia than in India?
Ans. Pursuing MBBS is cheaper in Russia than in India because of the following reasons:
- Russia is a developed country where medical infrastructure is far better than India.
- No crises of doctors, nurses, and other medical staff
- Number of MBBS seats in universities is more than the number of applicants. Therefore their seats remain vacant and they offer the foreigners to study MBBS there.
- The Russian government also provide subsidy on tuition fee
- And one of the biggest reasons for cheaper MBBS in Russia is “NO DONATION”
Q.4.What are the basic criteria to get admission to Russian medical universities offering MBBS?
- NEET scorecard
- 50% aggregate In 12th (PCB) and 40% aggregate for reserved category students
- Required budget for tuition fee
Q.5. What is the total duration of an MBBS course in Russia?
Ans. The course duration for studying MBBS in Russia is 5.8 years and 1 year of internship in India.
Q.6. How can I apply for MBBS in Russia?
Ans. Once you have decided to study MBBS in Russia, you can call us for counseling to get more understanding about the universities, country, lifestyle, visa, and other documentation. We will guide you on each step and will help you in everything from application to accommodation. Contact us to know more about our service at +91-9310389494
Q.7. What is NEET? and Is it compulsory for pursuing MBBS in Russia?
Ans. National Eligibility Entrance Test organized by NTA (National Test Agency) and it is compulsory for all students who want to study MBBS in India or Abroad. Hence it is mandatory to pursue MBBS in Russia.
Q.8. What is the NEXT Exam?
Ans. It tends to be the “National Exit Test”. It will replace two major exams of India; FMGE (Also known as MCI screening test) & NEET PG. It is mandatory for all medical graduates who have completed MBBS from India or Abroad for practicing medicine in India
It will set new standards in medical education and after passing this examination only, a candidate will be able to continue his/her internship in India.
NEXT Exam at a glance
Exam Name – National Exit Test
Mode of Exam – NEXT 1 (online)
NEXT 2 (Practical)
Benefits – To continue medical practice in India legally.
No. of attempts – No restriction
Eligibility – Final year MBBS students or those who have completed MBBS in India/Abroad.
Implementation year – 2022 (Expected)
Q.9. What is the average budget for studying MBBS in Russia?
Ans. The average cost of doing MBBS from Russia is between 17 lakh to 23 lakh which is quite budget-friendly.