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MBBS in Russia

Study MBBS in Russia

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If you are thinking for higher education in one of the top ranked institute then RUSSIA is one of the best places. RUSSIA is a beautiful place to new visitors and is a picturesque country. More than thousands of students from all over the world come to RUSSIA for higher education with the establishment of universities in Moscow. It has right environment and ambience for higher learning. Medical education in Russia universities is the cheapest in entire Europe. Courses are offered in English for the convenience of the international students. Medicine education in Russia has also contributed to the country’s GDP since many foreign students come to pursue higher education. The literacy rate in Russia is very high; more than eight million students enroll into different colleges and universities in Russia.

Certain guidelines are laid down by Russian embassy for Indian students to follow in order to enroll in a medical program. Students should get no objection certificate from the Medical Council of India. Students need to submit an HIV test certificate and valid passport. The benefit RUSSIA gives every student an opportunity to acquire an excellent quality of flexible courses and provides life time opportunity to meet and be with intelligent students.

Benefits of Studying in Russia

  • Degrees from Russian universities are recognised by MCI, IMED, UNESCO, WHO
  • Students don’t need to appear for any entrance examination or pay any donation at the time of admission
  • Admission procedure is simple and fast
  • Scholarships is provided to students who fit the category of merit
  • Students have the opportunity of earning up to 500 USD as they work during their study years
  • Cost of living is considerably low and ranges between only 80 USD and 100 USD per month
  • Russian medical universities provide student with medical insurance and this covers all costs of medical treatments during their stay in the country
  • Summer vacations are long and this happens to be the best time to travel to one’s own country or explore Russia
  • One of the most historically significant places in the world, Russia is a paradise for travellers
  • There is also ample scope for students to take part in social activities, cultural meets, conferences and excursions organised by the universities
  • Students will have a lovely time exploring the countryside, taking a look at the lovely rituals and practices of the Russians

Studying MBBS in Russia in Comparison to Ukraine, China or the Philippines

  • 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 individualised attention to each student
  • Medical insurance is provided by almost all colleges in Russia but it is not the case with the medical universities of other foreign Countries like China, Ukraine or Philippines where a student might need to apply for an insurance with a private agency and pay a hefty amount for it
  • Course syllabus and other aspects are all regulated by the Ministry of Public Health of the Russian Federation thus ensuring certain maintenance of quality of education imparted. Not all the medical universities for MBBS in Russia – are controlled by a government body

Visa Entry

  • Students need to submit a letter of acceptance for the course they are opting for.
  • Students should keep all education certificates and transcripts are very important.
  • Receipt of tuition fees should be kept after payment of tuition fees.
  • Valid passport and evidence of funds are essential.
  • Visa should be registered soon after arriving to Russia.
  • Student can extend their visa till the time they need to complete their education

Living Cost

  • The living cost for international students in Russia is estimated up to $100 to $150 USD per month. (1USD = INR65)**
  • Tuition fees will very as per the university you choose.
  • Some students work part-time to meet the expenses. Part time job can be done by students only in summer holidays.
  • Students need to study 15 hours a week during the term.
  • The fund is sufficient to meet the living cost.

Indian Food

  • Food is one of the important things that matter when you go to foreign country. But Russia has Indian restaurant located in Moscow. Students can relish Indian curries and delectable dishes so they not miss the home food.
  • Some hostel do have kitchen where students can prepare meals of their choice.

Banking Facilities

  • International students use Western union money transfer to receive money transferred from home.
  • International students can use credit card at ATM
  • Students are requested to get cash declared by customs at the airport.
  • Rather than cash students can also use bank to pay the tuition fees.

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS in Russia

  • Students who will complete 17 years before or after 31st December can apply for admission.
  • Students should obtain 50% marks in 12th standard exam. Those students belonging to SC/ST and OBC category are eligible having 40% marks in 12th standard exam.


Frequently asked questions

There are no exams like IELTS & TOEFL to be answered before for admission to MBBS course in Russia. The admissions are based on 12th standard marks for graduate courses. All admissions are based on first come first serve.

The minimum qualification for Indian students to study in this country is 50% in physic, chemistry, and biology. In case SC/ST member have 40% then students need to be 17 years.

The medium of teaching will be in English language.

All the Universities start their academic by 1st September.

On completing the graduate course student can practice internship in India. But student need to pass MCI screening test.

Students can appear the test till they are successful in clearing the exam. MCI exams are held twice a year; in June and December. We provide guidance to student so as to clear the exams in one go.

We have Government Medical Universities of Russia that are recognized by MCI and WHO so students are eligible to get a job in any government or private hospital after completing degree from Russia.

Duration for MBBS course in Russia is 6years. With one year of Internship program.

No it is not advisable for a student to take up part-time job.

Every university has its own clinic. Student can get medicine from the clinic. We provide medical insurance to student as it helps them to get treatment from government hospital in their city.

Students can take International debit card, forex card or hard cash with them. Our representative help students to open a bank account in Local Bank.

Team Health Care has a team of experts from India and Russia. We provide admission to Indian students in top Russian Universities. We give comprehensive information about study opportunities in the University of Russia. Our team has full commitment of best service and personalized approach to aspiring students.