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Russia- a hub of international students to study MBBS. Russia can be defined as the origin of MBBS Abroad options. Where, Indian MBBS aspirants are struggling to achieve an MBBS seat in India and on the other hand, Russia is providing a list of Top Medical Universities at an affordable cost. It will offer the medical aspirants, plenty of opportunities to rise as an excellent doctor.

Admission Procedure

Russian universities do not require international students to pass any pre-admission entrance exams like the GRE, TOEFL, CET, etc. Admissions are on a first come first served basis, subject to the candidate satisfying the eligibility requirements set by the Medical/Dental Council of India or the appropriate authority in other countries. Gaining admission is a simple process and interested candidates may follow the steps set out below Visit any of our Offices or Representatives for a free counseling session, Detailed information will be provided regarding the eligibility criteria, various universities, courses, facilities, fee structure, and the Credentials. On being fully satisfied with all aspects of joining a university and studying in Russia, fill up the Application Form, duly signed by the student and the parent. Attach all the required documents to the application form.

Send the application form to KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd. After scrutiny of the applications, KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd will arrange for the issue of the Letter of Admission from the university.
Apply for a passport immediately on receipt of the Admission Letter, if not already done. It takes approx 6 to 8 weeks for issuance of a normal passport, while a Tatkal passport can be obtained in about a week’s time for an additional fee specified by the department. Any delay in obtaining a passport will result in a delay in the issue of the visa invitation letter by the university, and consequently, delay in joining the university.

Undergraduate Medical Students:

Apply to the Medical Council of India for the Eligibility Certificate.
Get the Original 10th & 12th Std Marks Cards Authenticated by the State Government, and further Endorsed (Apostiled) by the Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India, New Delhi.

Post Graduate Dental Students (MDS):

Apply to the Dental Council of India for the Eligibility Certificate.
Get the Original 10th & 12th Std Marks Cards, Degree Certificate and other important documents Authenticated by the State Government, and further Endorsed (Apostiled) by the Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi.

Note: The Ministry of External Affairs, Govt of India is responsible for Attestation and Apostile of documents for use in countries abroad. The procedure for getting all educational documents Apostiled is available on the website of the Ministry of External Affairs

Send the Passport and 2nd PUC / 12th Std / HSC Marks Card in original along with the required documents and the prescribed fee to KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd.On receipt of the passport, KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd will arrange to obtain the Visa Invitation Letter from the university, and for the copy of the Marks Card to be attested by the Russian Embassy / Consulate. The Marks Card & other documents will be returned to the candidate before leaving for Russia.

KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd will inform the student immediately on receipt of the Invitation Letter from the University (normally within 45 to 60 days after receipt of the Passport).The KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd will now issue instructions to the student regarding payment of Tuition & other Fees. On receipt of the payments as specified,KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd will arrange for the stamping of the visa on the passport by the Russian Embassy. The student should be ready to leave for Russia within 10 to 15 days thereafter.

Note: It is important to note that any fees once paid, either in part or in full, to KGI Consultancy Pvt Ltd or to the university will not be refunded under any circumstances. The candidates are therefore advised to fully satisfy themselves of all terms and conditions before remitting any fees, either in part or in full.

University Fee Structure 2019 For MBBS Course (English Medium) UNIVERSITY I Year($) II Year($) III Year($) IV Year($) V Year($) VI Year($) Total Fees 6 Years($) Hostel Per year($)
1) Stavropol State Medical University 4680 4600 4600 4600 4600 4600 27680 750
2) Volgograd State Medical University, Campus at PMPI 6180 6180 6180 6180 6180 6180 37080 1200
3) Volgograd State Medical University 6180 6180 6180 6180 6180 6180 37080 600-1200
4) I M Sechenov Moscow State Medical University (M1) 10500 9900 9900 9900 9900 9900 60000 3000-3500
5) Kuban State Medical University, Krasnador 4500 3800 3800 3800 3800 3800 23500 200
6) Peoples’ Friendship University, Moscow 7800 7800 7800 7800 7800 7800 46800 1000-1500
7) Saratov State Medical University 5000 4500 4500 4500 4500 4500 27500 950
8) Rostov State Medical University 5000 4500 4500 4500 4500 4500 27500 300-500
9) Kazan State Medical University 5500 5500 5500 5500 5500 5500 33000 400
10) Voronesh State Medical University 5000 4500 4500 4500 4500 4500 27500 600
11) Orenburg State Medical University 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 30000 800
12) Nizhny Novgorod State Medical University 5500 5500 5500 5500 5500 5500 33000 700
13) Tver State Medical University 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 30000 1000
14) Mari State Medical University 4500 4500 4500 4500 4500 4500 27000 750
15) St. Petersburg State Medical University – Pavlov (L1) 7500 7500 7500 7000 7000 7000 43500 1500
16) Kursk State Medical University 6200 6200 6200 6200 6200 6200 37200 HF Included in TF
17) Crimea State Medical University 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 5000 30000 550
18) Ural State Medical University,Ekaterinburg 4500 3900 3900 3900 3900 3900 24000 300
The Tuition fees include the cost of study material, lab & exam fees.

The above-mentioned rates are indicative, and the rates mentioned in the admission letter will be final. Fees are to be paid to the university in Roubles at the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of making payment to the university OR in Indian Rupees to A J Trust Educational Consultancy adding all Bank charges, currency conversion charges, etc adjusted to the rate of exchange prevailing on the date of payment to the University.

The above fees do not include the following: Mandatory Medical Insurance per year. One time charges for Receiving at Moscow Airport, Internal Travel, Food & Safety, etc One time charges payable to the University’s Department for International Students towards Courier Charges, Registration Fee, Immigration Facilitation & Clearance etcAny other items not specifically mentioned above.The One-time Facilitation Fee payable to A J Trust Educational Consultancy.

The fee covers the following:Processing of applications and obtaining Admission letter from the University All visa & immigration formalities including obtaining visa invitation letter from the University Cost of the Visa application fee to the Russian Embassy in India Guidance to the student for applying for a passport Guidance to the student to obtain the Eligibility Certificate from the MCI, appearing for the Screening Test, getting Registration with MCI etc Guidance for applying for Education Loan, obtaining Foreign Exchange etc.

  • Providing regular progress reports to parents
  • Providing post admission services to the student in Russia

The Facilitation Fee does not include the cost of travel to and stay at the city of departure to Russia & cost of Air Ticket from India to Russia

The Russian Education System

While Russian students have to seek admission to the universities through competitive exams, no such regulations apply to international students. The universities do not charge any capitation fees nor is any donation required to be paid. The cost of study is also very reasonable and affordable, which is another great attraction for international students.

A number of Russian medical universities offer courses with English or French as the medium of instruction. In case the student opts to study in Russian medium, he / she would have to undergo one academic year in learning the Russian Language prior to the commencement of the chosen course. Those who opt for the English or French Medium do not have to undergo the language course, but learn the Russian language as part of the regular curriculum.

International students are taught in groups of 9 to 12 per batch. The faculty comprises specialized and dedicated teaching staff, many of whom hold Doctorates or are Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and may have worked or taught in USA, UK, France, Germany etc.

The curriculum is very well structured and advanced, on par with any western country. Academic progress is monitored through regular tests in each subject and the student is permitted to take the final exams only after he or she has passed all the test papers. Evaluation in both the test as well as the exam is done on a 5-grade scale where 5 marks represents Excellent (80% & above), 4 marks represents Good (60% to 80%), 3 marksrepresents Satisfactory or Pass (50% to 60%) and 2 marks & less represents Unsatisfactory or Fail. Students are allowed three attempts with a gap of at least one week between attempts to pass the exams. In this way, the system ensures that the pass percentage in Russian universities is high, and the weaker students do not have to lose an academic year.

Another interesting feature of the education system in Russia is that the Tests as well as the Examinations are conducted viva voce rather than through written answers. By this, the knowledge and understanding of the subject by the student is assessed rather than his / her ability to memorize the answers and reproduce them in writing.

There are two semesters each year: September 1st to January 25th, and February 9th to June 30th. Winter vacations are from 26th January to 9th February while the summer vacation is from July 1st to August 30th.