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Study Medicine & Engineering in Russia

Posted about 5 years ago by S. Lee

Every year thousands of students appear for various entrance tests of engineering and medical to become engineers or doctors. But not all are able to make up to a good engineering or medical colleges. One should not loose hope at this point and try again to clear the exams. There is also another viable option of studying engineering and medicine that does not require any entrance examination but is recognised and valid degree programme. This is pursuing engineering or medical study programmes from Russia.

Why Russia

Russia has always been ahead in the field of education and more specifically medicine and engineering. Studying in Russia is easy, cheap and flexible. No donations are to be paid to the universities in Russia. It probably has one of the best education systems in the world producing a literacy rate (98%) exceeding most Western European countries. Education is split into a compulsory Basic Education and Higher Education.

Benefits of studying in Russia

  • No donation or capitation fee
  • No entrance exam
  • Easy admission process
  • The educational fees are very low due to subsidy of Russian Government
  • Low cost of living: The living expenses for students are over around US$ 80-100 (up to Rs 3,250) per month. Each student should carry 1,000$ with him/her for food and other pocket expenses per year. Students are advised to take medical insurance which may cost about 100$ per year

Russian Medicine Programme

Russian Medical Education is considered to be one of the most advanced one. The Russian medical degrees have good WHO and UNESCO ranking and have got global recognition. In the world ranking about 30 positions are occupied by the Russian Medical Universities. Its medical universities are well equipped and offer broad exposure to clinical practice due to its well equipped multi-profile hospitals. Compared to western countries, course fee and cost of living in Russian institutions are much less. It has an easy admission process and no entrance test. The medium of education is both Russian and English language.

Duration: 6 years (MBBS) & 5 years (BDS)

Russian Engineering Programmes

Currently, engineering education represents the most scaled system of the Russian higher vocational school. In Russia, 346 state universities provide training of engineers. Moreover, the training of specialists in the sphere of technology is performed by 112 private universities having the license for educational services; 33 of these universities have state accreditation.

Currently there are institutions of higher learning that provide education in different fields of engineering: the Moscow Aviation Institute, the Moscow Power Engineering Institute, the Moscow Civil Engineering Institute are some of the institutes recognised nationally and internationally for the quality of their programmes.

Duration: 4 years (B.E Computer Science and Information Technology in English language medium)

How to get into Russian Universities

Either you can directly approach your desired Russian College enquiring for admission process or you can go through a channel which will inform, guide and help you in admission process in any of the chosen Russian university or college. One of these channels is Studies in Russia (a unit of PROMEKS Educational) which promotes study in Russia for Indian citizens. Studies in Russia represent Russian government educational institutions of international standard of education and of International recognition for Indian citizens. They provide consultancy services to Indian students studying in Russian educational institutions. They deal in only government Medical (recognised by WHO) and engineering colleges.

If you wish to study in Russia, you can contact them in any of their India office for further detailed admission process.

Services of Studies in Russia

Studies in Russia are the direct representative of university. They provide guidance, insight and proper time to each student's questions. They also do correspondence of paperwork on behalf of the student and university. The other services of the Studies in Russia are given below:

  • Guidance and information about the various faculties and universities of Russia
  • Communication and liaison services with the Universities of Russia
  • Travel related services, which include Visa Issuance, Medical insurance etc
  • Obtaining of foreign exchange from the authorised dealers
  • Attending to students on arrival in Moscow
  • Providing detailed information to the students about the country and other relevant information
  • Assistance to students in making payment of the fees to the universities in Russia
  • Assistance in obtaining hostel accommodation
  • Provides assistance to interested parents who are willing to visit Russia in getting Visa formalities and hotel-bookings during their visit at their own cost
  • Assistance in admission procedure and relevant information regarding the faculty and institute
  • Provides information to parents regarding the successful admission and regular progress of the student from time to time through respective universities
  • Guiding the third, fourth & fifth year medical students to undergo the clinical training in the renowned multi-speciality corporate hospitals in India during their holiday visit to India
  • Guiding students who have completed their education in Russia in getting their Registration Number as per the regulations of Medical Council of India and the State Medical Councils
  • Guiding the students to get the allotment of seats in Government Medical Colleges and Hospitals and authorised Medical & Research Institutions to pursue their House Surgency in India in their chosen centres
  • Guiding students from Russia who have completed their course in getting employment in India and other countries and helping in their future prospects
  • Arranging the Medical Insurance Policy for the students up to Rs 5 Lac to meet the emergency medical expenses in Russia

Medical Colleges/Universities

  • Ashtrakhan State Medical Academy
  • Kazan State Medical University
  • Stravropol State Medical Academy, Stavropol
  • Rostov State Medical University
  • Volgograd State Medical University, Volgograd
  • IP Pavlov St. Petersburg State Medical University, St Petersburg
  • I.I.Mechnikov St. Petersburg State Medical Academy, St. Petersburg
  • St. Petersburg State Paediatrics Medical Academy, St Petersburg

Engineering Colleges/Universities

  • Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI)
  • Moscow State University of Aviation Technology (MATI)
  • Moscow Power Engineering Institute (Technical University)
  • Moscow State Technical University of Civil Aviation
  • Moscow State Automobile and Road Institute (MADI)
  • Moscow International Business High School (MIRBIS)
  • Moscow State Technical University named after N.E. BAUMAN, Moscow
  • Kursk State Technical University
  • Tomsk Polytechnic University
  • Russian People's Friendship University, Moscow
  • St. Petersburg University For Waterways Communication
  • St. Petersburg State Academy of Civil Aviation
  • St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • St, Petersburg Marine Technical University, St. Petersburg
  • St. Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation
  • North Caucasus State Technical University (NCSTU), Stavropol
  • TAGANROG State University of Radio Engineering
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