MBBS in Russia

A primary destination for Study MBBS in abroad is Russia. MBBS in Russia for Indian students is very popular and cost of medical study in Russia is also low as compared to the quality of MBBS from Russia. Students looking for direct admission in MBBS in abroad and low cost MBBS in abroad, studying in Russia can be a wise decision. At least 10 top ranked medical colleges of Russia provide low cost MBBS in abroad which is higher than any other country. MCI approved medical colleges in abroad lists highest numbers of medical colleges of Russia like Crimean Federal University, Kazan State Medical University, Moscow State Medical and Dental University, Russian Peoples Friendship University, Russian State Medical University Moscow, Russian National Research Medical University, Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Mari State University etc.

Cost of studying medicine in Russia varies on the medium of instruction. A student who opts for fully English taught MBBS study in Russia pays higher than the Russian language ones or combination of Russian or English language ones. The universities in Russia offers same programme in both languages with varying fees. So students need to be specific on language of instruction while enquiring about the fees. Though direct MBBS admission to the first year with no donation and no capitation fee is possible but student who would like to join low cost MBBS in Russian language will have to take a foundation year with additional fees. That reduces the total fees to nearly 50%. Apparently MBBS in Russia is cost effective and the low cost MBBS colleges of Russia also renowned for their infrastructure, education delivery, faculty members and hospitals with variety of patient cases. The fees for studying medicine in Russia include Tuition fee and hostel fee. The average cost of MBBS in Russia is 17 lacs to 40 lacs Indian Rupees; for living additional cost may be approximately 1 lakh per year.

Russia has very strong education system. Literacy rate of Russia is 99.7%. There are 5 types of higher education institutions: Universitet (University), Academia (Academy), Institut (Institute), Technicheskiy Universitet (Technical University), and Konservatoria (Conservatory). Russian higher education is not divided into Bachelors and Masters; instead it is a single stage of 5 to 6 years. Since 2007, under the Bologna Transformation, Russia is incorporating a two tier tertiary education with 4 years bachelor (Bakalavr’sdegree) and 2 years masters (Magistr’s degree). Medical schools in Russia offer a specialist 6-year curriculum leading to award Doctor of Medicine (MD) “Physician”. International students have the option to choose the Russian Medium or English Medium, for Russian medium one has to take a foundation year. Fully English medium MBBS in Russia is of higher fees than the Russian medium or combined medium. All the universities follow the same term time. They start in September; 1st term ends in January; 2nd term is from February to June.

Eligibility to Study MBBS in Russia
Offered Degree MD (Equivalent to MBBS)
Eligibility 10+2 with 50% in PCB and NEET-UG qualified
Total fees 16 Lakh to 35 Lakh
Course Duration 6 Years
Teaching Instruction English Language
Universities Recognition MCI, WHO, ECFMG & WFME