First Moscow State Medical University

About Moscow in Russia

Moscow is ‘as good as it gets’ in Russia. It is the largest city in Russia and is its Capital. Moscow is the largest city not only in Russia but the entire Europe. Life at Moscow can only be described as happening, what with the biggest museums, stadia, hotels, discotheques, etc. to ensure recreation round the clock. Obviously, one can expect great infrastructure, industries and academic Institutions in a place like this. Another obvious fact would be the excellent connectivity of the place to all the International Airports and the local commutation is also superb. In a nutshell, Moscow is a great place to stay and study, one of the many things that make the First Moscow State Medical University a great option.

First Moscow State Medical University

The First Moscow State Medical University is not only the oldest and the largest, it is also a leading national medical University. The First Moscow State Medical University was established in the year 1755, but the classes began 3 years later. So, the University has been creating able medical personnel for the last 263 years and an experience of that depth is a convincing indication that the quality of education here is superior to most medical universities in Russia. 

First Moscow State Medical University World Ranking is 1457th among 40,000 odd Universities globally, which is significantly respectable and it would obviously be an honor for any student to boast of studying in this Russian Public Medical University. The University is A in grade in academics (The Russian Universities are graded according to their overall quality in academics. From A to E, it ranges from Excellent, Good, Satisfactory, and Unsatisfactory to Very Poor. The symbols of + and – are used as fine tuners. Thus, A+ is the highest grade while A is very good too.)

Also, it is referred to as an M-1 University which translates to the University being one of the best that the great city of Moscow can offer.
The number of students making their careers in this great University is 18,000 while there are 120 operational departments in which 2000 odd qualified specialists work. First Moscow State Medical University Courses include Bachelor’s in Medicine, Nursing, and Biotechnology & Master’s degree in specialties like General Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Clinical Psychology & many more.

Benefits of studying in First Moscow State Medical University

The First Moscow State Medical University is among the best Universities operational in Russia. An Indian student looking for a good Medical University in Russia will do very well in picking this University because:

  1. MBBS at the Institute of Medicine in the First Moscow State Medical University is purely English taught, which is ideal as you are spared the difficult task of learning the Russian language.
  2. The University is an A grade University and an M-1 in Moscow. Also, it has the distinction of being the most expensive medical university in Russia.
  3. The First Moscow State Medical University is old and that ensures quality pedagogy, academics, and, of course, infrastructure.
  4. The University gives an opportunity to become experts in practical clinical skills through practice on the simulator ‘Educational Virtual Clinic Mentor Medicus’. 
  5. The education at the First Moscow State Medical University is based on the ‘procedural approach’ and takes into consideration the performance through out the entire period of study.

Affiliations and Medical Programs at First Moscow State Medical University

The Medical Programs run at the First Moscow State Medical University are: Bachelor's – MBBS, nursing, biotechnology, social work, management; and Master's in Public Health, General Medicine, Dentistry, Preventive Medicine, Pharmacy, Pediatrics, Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, and Clinical Psychology.
As far as International affiliations are concerned, the First Moscow State Medical University has a major association with China that has resulted in the establishment of “Russian-Chinese Association of Medical Universities (RKAMU)”. The main intentions of the Association include representing and protecting the interests of medical professionals of both countries and establish coordination the leading higher educational institutions, Russian and Chinese.

Cost of studying MBBS at First Moscow State Medical University

As mentioned above, First Moscow State Medical University Fees of MBBS falls in the medium range but way less than the Indian Private Medical Colleges. The details are as follows:

Year Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6
Tuition Fee in USD 11,800 11,800 11,800 11,800 11,800 11,800

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Admission Deadline for First Moscow State Medical University

For admission in the Russian Universities, the timing of application is crucial. Generally, the right time to apply is before October to 30th October. But this year, in 2022, there could be some variation due to COVID 19 but we Moksh will take care of all the confusion for you.
We say that the timing of application is crucial because the issuance of the Invitation Letter by the Ministry of Education, Russia takes around 4-8 weeks on the basis of which the Russian Consulate in India issues the visa to you. If you are late in applying, you may miss going there with your batch mates.
When you are with Moksh, however, we take care of all these hassles for you. We have our dedicated seats in the Universities and all our students are escorted by our team straight to the Universities.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission in First Moscow State Medical University

First Moscow State Medical University admission requirements include a score of 50% marks in PCB in Class XII. Of course, you need to have qualified NEET 2022.  

Indians at First Moscow State Medical University

Moksh has been placing Indian students at the First Moscow State Medical University and the approximate number of Indian students studying here is around 100. Though the First Moscow State Medical University is quite expensive but the Private Medical Colleges in India are far more expensive. More and more students approach us for admissions in English taught Russian Medical Universities that are State run because we provide admissions only in such Universities.
Since there are many Indian students already studying at the First Moscow State Medical University, it will be a very good option for those who are looking for an MBBS seat in a Government Medical University in Russia.

PG in USA after MBBS in Russia

The system of licensing physicians in USA is closely monitored by ECFMG which conducts USMLE. Indian students looking forward to pursue post-graduation in USA after MBBS from India need to prove themselves at every level, all over again.
While doing MBBS in India, you will have to appear for USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 CK. Though this exam is highly competitive, it may not seem so when compared to the Indian NEET PG. The exam is online and can be taken at the USMLE exam centers present across India. MOKSH is the leading name in USMLE Coaching. Currently, 1000+ Students from Indian and Abroad medical colleges are preparing for USMLE steps via MOKSH Platform. 
With the introduction of NEXT, maximum students in India are getting attracted to USMLE prep from 1st year of MBBS since it simulates the new NMC Competency-based curriculum much easily. MOKSH Coaching focuses on patient-centered learning approach which helps students score high on both USMLE & NEXT.
For more information on PG in USA, click here.

PG in Germany after MBBS in Russia

PG in Germany after MBBS in Russia is another great option, though it requires you to learn the German language. Of the 6 levels starting from A1 to C2, you need to clear A1 and A2 that would qualify you to apply for visa. 
Once the Language formalities are done, you get into the phase where you do Observer-ship from a German hospital approved by the German Medical Council. This is followed by Residency.
This may sound simple here but the process is quite complicated. To know more about PG in Germany after your MBBS in Russia, click here.

What are your chances of getting a seat in your Medical College of preference in state NEET 2022 Counseling?

The most difficult time for any of the students is to wait after NEET till the counseling process to know whether he/she is getting a college of his/her choice or not? Sometime this dilemma continues for couple of months due to multiple rounds of counseling. It has become more difficult due to parallel counseling of All India Quota and various States due to COVID-19. The counseling process is very complex where 550+ Govt. and Private colleges offer 83000+ Seats and fee variation is also huge that ranges from less than 1 Lac to 2.5 Cr for the course.  
Dreams shatter when any silly mistake in choice filling or wrong selection of college leads to getting a poor ranked college. Imagine getting paid seats or no seats at all due to lack of genuine guidance!
MOKSH AI-based MBBS college predictor predicts your chances of getting your preferred college through state NEET 2022 Counseling under various Seat categories like Govt., Management or NRI Seat. For assessing your chances of getting a seat, the MOKSH Predictor algorithm takes categories/sub-category or various Quotas into consideration as per Govt. regulations. It also takes into account historical data published by Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) or State Dept. responsible for counseling of the respective state.


MOKSH is a leading career planning organization with Head office at Mumbai and having branches in more than 30+ Cities in India, Germany, Ukraine and Russia; helping medical aspirants to become Doctors. At the same time, MOKSH Faculties across the Globe help Medical Students in Indian and Abroad Medical colleges to pursue their dreams of doing Medical PG in USA or Germany.