MBBS IN RUSSIA
Being the largest country in the world and covering one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area RUSSIA has always been in the forefront and maintaining its status in the field of education. Specifically Russia is known worldwide for the quality of education provided in medicine, engineering, aviation and aerospace. Besides the mentioned specialization, Russia has been offering virtually all specializations known to mankind.
There are many students in India who aspire to pursue MBBS degree. But due to less number of government college seats, high competition for the seats and high capitation, dream of being a qualified doctor remains unfulfilled for most of the students. Leaving the fees part aside, the quality of the course and the amiability provided for MBBS students in India is also limited. Due to all these reasons a lot of Indian students search for options abroad for pursuing their degree in MBBS, Russian medical degree being globally recognized and acquiring excellent ranking by WHO and UNESCO is one of the first choice for many Indian students.
Some of Russian universities are considered as the best medical colleges in the world. Most of these Russian medical colleges are well-equipped with superior research labs and teaching staff. Due to highly equipped multispecialty government hospitals students get a very extensible approach to clinical practise. Out of the top 100 medical colleges in the world, about 30 are from Russia. About 5000 Indian students are currently enrolled in various medical and technical institutions in the Russian Federation. 99% of them are obtaining Medical degree in about 20 Academies spread over the country. Studying MBBS in Russia works out less costly than paying donation and studying in India. The cost of studying MBBS in Russia is approximately $ 4000 per year. The members of European Union recognize medical courses of Russia; medical standards in EU are far superior, perhaps second to the best - Canada.
WHO maintains “World Directory of Medical schools” & it lists most of the known medical colleges of Russia. The doctors qualifying from the WHO recognized medical universities are eligible to appear for USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Exam) in Moscow and MCI screening test in India or other centres around the world. General Medical Council (UK) - As GMC regards most of the primary medical qualifications listed in the World Health Organisation (WHO) directory of medical schools as acceptable for the purposes of registration with the GMC, the degrees awarded by the said Russian universities are also recognised. Hence, medical graduates from these Russian Universities can appear for the PLAB (the licensing examination for overseas doctors).
With the total area of 17,125,200 square kilometres (6,612,100 sq mi) Russia is the largest country in the world. Russia is covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area,and is theninth most populous, with over 146.6 million people at the end of March 2016. It occupies most of eastern Europe and north Asia, stretching from the Arctic Ocean in the north to the Black Sea and the Caucasus in the south and from the Baltic Sea in the west to the Pacific Ocean in the east, Russia spanseleven time zonesand includes a wide rangeofenvironmentsand landforms.
From northwest to southeast, Russiashares land borders withEstonia,Latvia, Norway,LithuaniaandPoland(both withKaliningradOblast) Belarus,Ukraine,Georgia,Azerbaijan, Finland,Kazakhstan,China,Mongolia, andNorth Korea. It sharesmaritime borderswithJapanby theSea of Okhotskand theU.S.state ofAlaskaacross theBering Strait.
Russia has frequently been described in the media as anenergy superpower. Russia has a wide natural resource base, including major deposits of timber, petroleum, natural gas, coal, ores and other mineral resources. In recent years, the country has the world's largest natural resources, the 8th largest oil reserves, and the 2nd largest coal reserves. Russia is the world's leading oil exporterand the largest oil producer,while also natural gas exporterand second largest natural gas producer.
Most of Russia consists of vast stretches of plains that are predominantly steppe to the south and heavily forested to the north, withtundra along the northern coast.
Russia has thousands of rivers and inland bodies of water, providing it with one of the world's largest surface water resources. The enormous size of Russia and the remoteness of many areas from the sea result in the dominance of the humid continental climate, which is prevalent in all parts of the country except for the tundra and the extreme southeast.
Russia has the higher graduates in term of percentage of population in the world, at 54%. The Russian constitution guarantees free education system to its citizens,however entry to subsidized higher education is very competitive. As a result of great emphasis on technology and science in education, Russian medical, scientific, mathematical, and aerospace research is generally of a high order.
The oldest and largest Russian universities are Moscow State University and Saint Petersburg State University. In the 2000s, in order to create higher education and research institutions of comparable scale in Russian regions, the government launched a program of establishing "federal universities", mostly by merging existing large regional universities and research institutes and providing them with a special funding.
Due to low student ration and high availability of seats in university the main advantage of pursuing MBBS degree in Russia is the availability of plenty of seats. In case of many Universities abroad, the seats for MBBS course often go untaken.
With a lot of students pursuing their MBBS degree from Russia there is good international exposure for the aspirants. Apart from that, it is the quality of education that matters a lot, the course taught here is up to date and most advanced one with practical training, apparatus and amenities.
The study Curriculum of Russian universities is recognized by WHO, MCI & other European Universities. The teaching way of Russian Universities is at par with any other Top Western Universities in US or UK.
Most of the classes in Russian universities consist of maximum 11 – 12 students which give advantage to students to get personalised attention and training. Overall the education in the country is very competitive. Once students finish they will be able to take a screening test and complete one year’s internship and become regular physicians in India.
Teaching methodology, labs, and teacher: student ratio, etc are far superior to that in India. Students from Norway, Sweden, UK, Netherlands, US, etc study in Russia.
Medical colleges and Universities in Russia are a unit at par with different medical colleges of different countries and even the fee is kind of reasonable. As compared to different foreign countries, the fee for MBBS in Russia is very low. Moreover, the facilities out there among this affordable fee area unit very good.
Living cost in Russia is comparatively very low as compared to western universities. Usually, an International student may stay quite comfortably in US$ 80 - US$ 100 for a month. This figure is approximate and would vary according to city, person and living standards.
Universities usually provide enough classrooms and facilities for all international students in their hostels. All hostels are supplied with hot and cold water and central heating system, each room contains beds, a desk, chairs and telephone facility, and storage space.
Cafeterias and mess facilities are available in almost every Russian Universities. Indian, Chinese, Italian, Arabian, and Malaysian mess are also available. All types of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes are provided, especially to International students. There is also a rich variety of milk products and fruits available.
Being a representative of a lot of educational institutes our company is struggling to make the process of getting admission to the University and gaining a degree as less complicated as possible. Education is what feeds our curiosity, exposes our talents, expends our horizons, and helps us to fulfil our potential as individuals.
We have divided our procedure of getting admission into 3 main subdivisions making it more convenient for the students to understand the process.
To start the procedure of taking admission to either of the universities candidate (student) will have to provide us with any of their ID proof along with filled registration form which will be provided to the student or can download it from our website. Along with it we will require a scanned copy of 12th/10th std. mark sheet / scanned copy of your last qualification.
With all these documents our company will provide student with an ADMISSION LETTER from the university mentioning all the expenditure for entire study duration / course, getting Admission letter takes around 4-5 days.
Further procedure of getting invitation letter from the university is carried out on the satisfaction of the candidate with the expenditure for the course.
Getting admission letter does not confirm the seat reservation in the university; this letter is for the convenience of the student.
Once the candidate is satisfied with the total expenditure of the course he/she can pursue with the process of getting invitation letter from the university which confirms the seat reservation in the university.
Following documents are required for getting Invitation Letter from the universities:
~scan copy of international passport
~Scan copy of grade 12 certificates
~Copy of Bachelors Degree (If applying for masters)
Getting invitation letter from the university may take 2-3 weeks time.
On the confirmation of seat from the universities side, we apply for your visa for which candidate don’t have to pay extra for VISA FEE.
Visa process will include all these following documentation within our services charges
~Translation of the documents
~Legislation of documents
Following documents will be required for getting study visa:
~Original Passport (Valid for 1 year minimum)
~Secondary school certificate
~Medical certificate showing absence of AIDS/HIV.
~Medical certificate showing physical and mental fitness.
~Eight photos of size 3.5*4.5.
~Invitation letter from Russian / Ukrainian state university issued by federal migration services.
~Visa confirmation letter to embassy of Russia / Ukraine from ministry of foreign affairs.
We take care of the entire process for you and assist you in getting admission to the university with the least hindrance. Once the entire process is done all you need is to get ready to see the things from a new angle and our company does its best to make our students be inspired and gain an excellent background for their future career. We treat our every student as a part of our big family and give any support they need. Students are sent to the universities in groups to make them feel comfortable.
On reaching the country our representatives will receive them at the airport and assist them with the process of getting admission to the university.