MBBS in Russia can be given the title of originator of MBBS abroad options available for Indian students. Way back in 1996 few Indian students went to Russia to study MBBS and came back to India and were very successful in pursuing their career in India. Over a period of 25 years now more than 10k doctors have returned back to India in fact many of them have settled abroad working in various hospital and few of them have settled down in India. Medical colleges for MBBS in Russia are recognized by MCI which opens a new avenue for Indian students. The total duration of MBBS course in Russia is six years for the students who have chosen English as their medium of studies. The duration is seven years for those who have chosen Russian as their medium. Although, students who have chosen English as their medium are also taught basic Russian. Among 35 European Medical universities, Russia provides facilities over almost 15 universities, which are recommended by 3 leading medical council, namely (WHO + UNESCO & MCI). MBBS IN RUSSIA for Indian students from CBSE and ICSE boards is also available. The duration of the course will be 5 years, and in addition to that, Medical Education in RUSSIA also gives an opportunity for 1 year of internship.
Advantage of studying MBBS in Russia
  • Russia provides good value for money – students will be able to reap the benefits of studying here much more compared to MBBS in other foreign Countries like China, Philippines or Ukraine.
  • Universities in Russia are much older as compared to those in China, Philippines or Ukraine and are known to have been maintaining a high quality of education for a longer period of time.
  • Teachers here are thus more experienced and accustomed in handling international student issues in a much better way as compared to the others.
  • The number of students in each class in medical colleges in Russia is much lower as compared to that in Ukraine, China or Philippines, thus allowing teachers to give individualized attention to each student.
  • Globally Recognized Degree– The MBBS degree which a student will get after completing his/her MBBS in Russia will be globally recognized and accredited by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and WHO making the students eligible to practice the medical profession in any country they wish to, subject to fulfillment and complying with the eligibility criteria of the respective country.
  • MCI Training– Students are trained for the MCI Screening Test so that they can practice in India and there is no additional cost for this training for students who take admission through Global Medical Foundation.
  • No Language Problem– The medical course is taught in English and the student will also be taught the Russian language so that they can converse with the local patients during their clinical internships. This gives the students an international exposure which they would otherwise lack and also instills a sense of professionalism which is imperative in the practice and discharge of this high sought after profession. During the final three years, experienced doctors and surgeons already working in hospitals will act as teachers and start to work with the students. The students get on the job training and exposure which is very valuable. Students get the right guidance and are the taught the all-important work ethic which they need to follow in order to be successful as a doctor. This lays down a strong foundation or base for each student.
  • Other Screening Test Coaching– Every student will receive coaching for the MCI screening test. If the student wishes to practice in the US, then he/she can also get coaching through online classes.
  • Hostel Facility– The hostels are centrally heated; there will be no problem for the students during the winter season. Hot water will be available to the students.
  • Low-Class Strength– The strength of the batch is between 12-15 students. Every student gets individual attention of the teachers. All the students will be Indian in the class.
  • Scholarship– The students who study in Mordovia State University and Ulyanovsk State University can get rewards in terms of reduction in fee in the next year if they perform well in the current year.
  • Other Screening Test Coaching– Every student will receive coaching for the MCI screening test. If the student wishes to practice in the US, then he/she can also get coaching through online classes. Scholarship for MBBS in Russia will be US $ 1,500/year given to excellent students who score more than 90% marks in all subjects.
  • Clinical Training in India while studying– Every year, students of Mordovia State University and Ulyanovsk State University will be given a chance for clinical training for 20 days in Indian Hospitals during holidays.

Documents Required for MBBS Admission in Russia
  • The Passport which has a minimum of 18 months of validity.
  • 10th Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • 12th Certificate and Mark Sheet
  • Birth Certificate in English or translated into, notarized.
  • The Photo – 10 (4.5 x 3.5 cm, 70% face)
  • An official invitation letter from the Russian University
  • HIV test documents
  • Authorized documents from the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi
  • Legalization of all the documents from the Russian Embassy
  • Visa fees
  • Bank receipt of University 1st year Tuition Fees Payment (It is required by some universities)
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