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 Heres all you need to know about MBBS in Russia

The transcontinental country Russia or Russian Federation is not only the largest country on the face of Earth but also the biggest opportunity for students who wish to do their MBBS from abroad. Russia has numerous medical colleges run by the Russian government that provide excellent education of European standards and are always welcome to intake of International students.

With the dearth of government medical colleges in India due to high competition and super-expensive private colleges, MBBS in a Russian Federation medical college comes as an economical option. Ever since the era of Soviet Union, Russian medical colleges have attracted international students. Over 30 of the top 100 medical colleges all around the world, hail from Russia according to the World Health Organization (WHO) report. So, if you are looking for economical MBBS with European standards, Russia is your safest bet.

Quick facts

  • Average tuition fees of MBBS in Russia is around 3500 to 6000 US dollar per year.
  • The average cost of food is around 100 USD to 130 USD per year.
  • Indian food is easily available in all the major cities.
  • Approx hostel or lodging fees is 1000 USD per year.
  • The medium of teaching is English, hence, good English proficiency is must.
  • NEET qualification is must to get admission.
  • Course duration is 5+1 year.
  • Visa easily available for MBBS from Russia
  • All MCI approved universities providing medical education in Russia are run by Government of Russia
  • A minimum of 50% marks are required in PCB(Physics, Chemistry and Biology) for admission in MBBS in Russia.
  • Good FMGE passing rate in particular english taught university.

About Russia

Russia being a trans continental country which lies in both Asia and Europe enjoys the best of both world. It was European standards and Asia diversity. The majorly spoken languages in Russia are Russian and English. Russia is the largest country in the world by landmass and shares land border with a lot of countries like Finland, Lithuania and Poland, Belarus, Latvia, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Norway Estonia, Mongolia, and North Korea.

Even though it is popularly known as Russia, the official name is Russia Federation. The capital of Russian Federation is Moscow, the largest (2,511 km²) city of Russia. The total population of Russia is around 146.6 million. The current ruling leader of the country is Vladimir Putin, who has been the president of Russia since 2012, ensuring political stability. Russia follows a democratic form of government and has had really good relationship with India ever since the Soviet rule. Russia has a strong economy and is in all ways a world power.

The climate of Russia is a little on the cold side with the temperature dropping as low as -30 degree Celsius in winters. The summers are warm and dry but never really that hot.

The education standards of Russia are European and hence Russia attracts countless number of international students in all fields of education.

Why MBBS From Russia?

All renowned medical universities in Russia are dependable and credible, recognized by WHO, USMLE, IMED, GMC, MCI.

Russia has over 50 world class universities that provide quality, European standard education to international students. All of these universities are MCI approved and run by the Russian government hence quality of education is very high.

The medium of teaching is English so the students can study medicine and learn easily. The cost of MBBS from Russia is way less than that of Europe even though the quality and standards are the same.

You don’t need to clear any entrance exam to get into a good college in Russia, all that is required are qualifying marks in NEET examination. With eligible NEET score you can get direct admission in the finest medical colleges in Russia on first come first serve basis.

The average MBBS Fees in Russia lies between 2.5 to 5 Lakhs per annum thanks to high subsidization of education by The Russian Ministry of Health & Education. The total course duration is of 6 years in all MBBS colleges of Russia. As India and Russia share strong cultural and economic connections it benefits the students. You also don’t need to pay any “donation” to get admission in a good Russian Federation medical college.

Thousands of students go to Russia every year from India for MBBS. The universities focus on all round development of future doctors by providing education in both practical and theoretical aspects of medical field. Russian hospitals are well equipped and are of global standards. The professors in Russian Federation medical colleges are also well educated and among the best.

The European lifestyle of Russia gives students a lot of exposure to the world and helps in overall growth. The living standards and accommodations are very good and hence Russia becomes a perfect destination for a student with quality MBBS education and healthy living. The Russian medical degrees are globally accepted and students face no issues after MBBS from Russia.

Indian food is also available in all the major universities and cities of Russia.


Hostel & PG

Most MBBS colleges in Russia provide a Hostel and food along with medical education and the cost is included in total fees of college ensuring safety for girl students. The environment is friendly in hostels and the standards are European. Indian mess is also available at very affordable prices. The average cost of food is around 100 USD to 130 USD per year. Approx hostel or lodging fees is 1000 USD per year.All major cities of Russia have a safe and peaceful environment making it a very good place to live, study and grow for Indian students.

After completing you MBBS from Russia you can easily practice in India after passing the FMGE (soon to be NEXT). Russian degree holding students have shown good FMGE passing rate between 2015-18. The list below shows the same: 

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Eligibility Criteria

  • NEET qualification is must to get admission.
  • A minimum of 50% marks are required in PCB(Physics, Chemistry and Biology) for admission in MBBS in Russia.
  • Minimum age of a student should in 17 to apply for admission in medical colleges of Russia. (No upper limit of age)

You will have to submit all the required documents on our portal and pay the registration fees. We will process your application and get back to you the earliest.

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