Eligibility criteria for MBBS
The eligibility for admission for the medical course as per the rules of the Medical Council of India is 50 percent aggregate in Physics, Chemistry, Biology at the Class XII higher secondary (10+2) level for open category students and the requirement for reserved category students is 40 percent
Candidates are also required to be qualified via NEET (50 percentile for General/ Open category students, and 40 percentile for reserved category students) if they would like to practice in India upon the completion of the program.
Russia has over 52 Medical Universities. The names of some of the best and most popular universities, keeping in mind their suitability for Indian students, are as listed below.
- First Moscow State Medical University
- Tambov State University
- RUDN University
- Astrakhan State Medical Academy
- Saratov State Medical University
- Novgorod State University
- Privolzhsky Research Medical University
- Ural State Medical University
- Crimea State Medical University
Education in Russia is organized and coordinated by the state through the Ministry of Education and Science, which ensures that general education is free and available for everyone. Most educational institutions are government-owned but private institutions have also been established in recent years. The Russian government subsidies education for foreign students up to 80%, making it very affordable. Because of this, the fee in most universities can be averaged between 2.5 to 5 lakh rupees per year.
The Russian higher education system comprises more than 650 state universities where about 7 million students study. Universities guarantee quality and highly competent teaching personnel as on average, 80% of professors hold PhD degrees. Also, when compared to most other countries, Russia has some of the smallest class-sizes and some of the shortest instruction-hours per year.
There are currently over 290,000 international students pursuing their higher education in Russia, of which about 15,000 are Indian students studying Medicine or technical specializations in Russia.