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Benefits of studying MBBS in Russia for Indian Students

Advantages of Studying MBBS in Russia

Many applicants from India choose Russia as a country for the MBBS study. Find out what attracts them most of all.

Here is why you should go to Russia to study MBBS and leave the rest of the world aside. After reading these 10 reasons, Russia will always come first to your mind for medical study.

► The tuition fee is super low and affordable with a great value!

Studying at a Russian medical university is an optimum combination of cost and quality: international students gain fundamental knowledge and prestigious diplomas for a very reasonable price. The tuition fees of Russian medical universities may be different, but in any case, it is lower than in Europe or in other countries.

The average cost of studying MBBS in Russian medical universities is on average USD 3,000 to 5,000 per year (including tuition fees & accommodation cost). The living expense is also affordable as well. We estimate it costs a minimum of $150 – $200 / month to cover living costs in Russia.

► Easy Admission Procedure

Russian universities have the best selection process. Unlike the other countries of Europe and the US, Russia has made its admissions very easy for foreign students. 

There are easy admission requirements for Russia. Russian universities do not need SAT or IELTS for admissions. But the student should keep up good passing grades in secondary school exam to study in Russia.

► No Racism in Russia, No Religious issues!

Russians are world leaders. But they will never make you feel inferior among them. Russian people are known to be the most welcoming community. They are deeply attached to social and moral values. And respect foreigners as their own family.

As informed earlier, private institutes in India have huge amounts of donation or capitation fees, apart from the yearly fee. This is not the case for Russian medical Universities. Most of the MBBS colleges in Russia have no donation or capitation fee.

► No Entrance Test for Admission

Unlike India, there is no entrance test required to secure admission in Russian medical colleges. Admission will be strictly based on your performance in the 12th standard and first-cum-first-serve basis. Students with more than 60% in their 12th standard are given preference.

► English Medium Medical Course

 It is good news for Indian students who are looking to study medicine in Russia as most of the medical universities in Russia have English medium medical courses for international students.

► Extremely Low Cost of Living

Apart from the low-cost tuition fee, students should also be able to get maximum benefits in terms of affordability as the cost of living in Russia is considerably cheaper. It has been found out that students from India could make it out in Russia with only USD 100 to USD 300 in a month. Obviously, this also largely depends on the student’s lifestyle.

► Hostel Facility

Universities provide comfortable accommodation with all the necessary facilities:

All the hostels are flat type i.e. with attached bathroom, toilet, and kitchen. The hostels are centrally heated. The hostels are fully furnished. Separate arrangements for boys and girls. The system of residence is separate for boys and girls, 3 seated big rooms, upgraded comforts, central heating, full furniture with beddings, shower room, toilet, washbasin, security guards, reception, laundry, cleaning, and washing personnel, reading rooms, etc. 

► Class Strength

The strength of the batch is between 12-15 students. Every student gets the individual attention of the teachers. All the students will be Indian in the class.

► World Class Infrastructure

All the campuses across Russia have a world-class structure with modern equipment in hospitals. For instance, the MBBS study in Russia will be very fruitful for foreign students.

Russian medical degrees are recognized all across the world. They stand top in the UNESCO and WHO ratings. Among the top 100 medical universities in the world, 30 medical universities are Russians.

► International Exposure

As students will wanting to study abroad in a foreign country and get to meet fellow students who are also from different countries, backgrounds, and ethnicity, students will get international exposure which will greatly help them in settling down. A country like Russia provides a great opportunity for medical students to get exposed to large patient inflow.

► Exciting Student Life

Students in Russia are never short of something to do after class. They take part in sports competitions, contests, student festivals, and other recreational events. Universities have their own student theatres, sports teams, volunteer associations, and student construction teams. A unique creative outlet for Russian students is the humorous KVN games (Club of the Merry and the Quick-Witted): the best university KVN teams take part in a televised contest broadcast on a central Russian TV channel.

These are 10 of the many advantages of studying MBBS in Russia. It has its share of disadvantages also but mostly the advantages outweigh the disadvantages. So realize your dream of becoming a doctor by going for a Medical study in Russia. Looking for the cheapest MBBS in the world? You have come to the right place. Russia offers one of the lowest fees for MBBS in abroad for Indian students. 

Russian Medical Universities reported the highest admission of Indian students in 2019-2020.

Orel State University, Russia

Bashkir State Medical University, Russia

Belgorod State University, Russia

Volgograd State Medical University, Russia

Voronezh State Medical University, Russia

Kazan Federal University, Russia

Mari State University, Russia

Altai State Medical University, Russia

Smolensk State Medical University, Russia

Ryazan State Medical University, Russia

Orenburg State Medical University, Russia

St. Petersburg State Medical University, Russia

Kursk State Medical University, Russia

Tver State Medical University, Russia

People’s Friendship University, Russia

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