Al-farabi Kazakh National University

Al-farabi Kazakh National University

Year of establishment 1933
Duration of program 5 years
Language of instructions English
Recognition Approved by MCI & WHO


About The University

The Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is based in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan. This Kazakhstan University took its name from the renowned philosopher and scholar Al-Farabi and outstands as one of the largest university in the country. The Kazakh National University (also referred as KazGU or KazNU) is considered to be as the oldest classical university in the Republic and its establishment is attributable to the Kazakh Regional Committee (KRC) that presented its decree on November 13th, 1933 for the formation of the same.

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University further celebrated its 85th anniversary in the year of 2019. Al-Farabi Kazakh National University leads the way in the national rankings of the universities of Kazakhstan. As per the rankings delivered by the QS, this Kazakhstan-based University holds the 220th position on a global scale when it comes to the best universities in the world. It was in the year of 2001 that it was recognized as a national university.

As of now, more than 20,000 students study at this Kazakhstan University accompanied by 2,500 faculty members currently working at KazGU. Among these 2,500 faculty members are 400 doctors hailing from the field of science and more than 800 candidates of science and associate professors. 

MBBS At Al-farabi Kazakh National University

The faculty of medicine and health protection at the Al-Farebi Kazakh University delivers you the highly sought educational programs in the discipline of medicine along with executive trajectories. The educational program further proceeds in the company of clinical practices and internships, ensuring a thorough preparation of the future specialists and doctors. The faculty of medicine and health protection is based on international standards and has attained new scientific achievements. The department further carries out the medical training of its personals present at all levels such as postgraduate and undergraduate levels.

The medicine and health protection departments comprises of two schools, namely, the higher school for community medicine and the higher school for medicine and a center of ‘healthy way of life’, shaping the structure of the department. As of the present scenario, there are 540 students, 174 of which are postgraduate while 17 hail from the PhD background. Within this whooping figure is counted around 50 international students coming all the way from countries like Indian, Turkey, Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, etc.

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University further has a significant figure of 2000 listeners who have successfully completed their seminar training along with courses of in-plant training and retraining programs as well. It was only in the year of 2018 that it claimed 100% employment of its first produce of bachelors in the discipline of community health care. With the start of the year 2018, the University has introduced its own 2 clinical bases, viz. a Clinicodiagnostic center and a Municipal hospital.

One just can’t find a university like this if he truly cares for an ideal place for the realization of interdisciplinary projects with regards to medicine and health protection. The department of medicine and health protection at Kazakh University makes a complex approach towards these interdisciplinary projects along with continuously introducing latest achievements in various areas of medicine and health protection, specifically the fields of biophysics, molecular biology, bioinformatics, etc. Another thing worth mentioning is the alliance of Kazakh University with more 30 leading medical universities and medical schools all across the globe which one just can’t miss out while seeking an ideal university.


The city of Almaty, formerly known as Alma-Ata is the largest of all the other cities in Kazakhstan. The city serves as the capital of the state of Kazakh during the period 1929-97 after which the capital was shifted to the city of Astana (Also known as Nur-Sultan). Almaty yet continues to be known as the largest commercial and cultural hub in Kazakhstan. It is further recognized as the most populous city, thanks to its population figure of more than 1.8 million inhabitants. It also stands out as the most cosmopolitan city in Kazakhstan. It is settled in the mountainous region of the south of Kazakhstan at the foothills of the Lli Alatau range with elevations of 700 to 900 meters.

The city is also counted among the UNESCO Creative cities network since November 2017 owing to its devotion to music. The city has also hosted the 1978 international conference for Primary Health care and it was due to this conference that the Alma Ata Declaration (Stated the need for urgent actions to be taken by all the governments and health workers) was adopted, thus making a significant contribution in the area of global public health. 

Moving on to its climate, the city experiences a humid continental climate accompanied by hot summers and cold winters. What sets this climate apart is the influence from the mountain-valley circulation. A great deal of evident is the northern part of Almaty that responds directly to the transition zone of mountain slopes to the plains. The average temperature recorded on an annual basis is 10°C. The coldest month is January that hauls the temperature to an icy-cold -4.7°C while the month of July brings forth the temperature to 23.8°C becoming the warmest month round the year.

Cost Of Studying At Kazakh National University (5 Years MBBS Program)

Al Farabi Kazakh National University fees for MBBS in Kazakhstan is given below -

Cost (USD)* Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
Tuition Fees 4600 4600 4600 4600 4600


The commencement of your admission at Kazakh University would take place with gathering the essential documents for the program. The general documents required in the Kazakhstan University admission procedure are listed below.

  • Application form
  • Passport sized photographs
  • 11th & 12th standard mark sheet and certificates issued by the respective board of education
  • IELTS/TOEFL Certificates
  • Your passport’s scanned copies along with the photograph page
  • Do remember that all these above-mentioned documents must be notarized as well as attested by the pertinent authorities

There have been incidents faced by many students where one minor error has resulted in the failure of the application. So to avoid any fuss, feel free to get in touch with any of Moksh’s counselors to gain access to the information regarding the required documents. Once you have collected all the required documents, you can hand them over to the team of Moksh where your documents are again verified so as to avoid any trouble afterward.

After the verification is finally completed, we submit the application to the Kazakh National University on your behalf. Since you are applying through Moksh, you can rest assured that nothing will hinder your admission process. After the application form has been submitted to the University by Moksh, it takes few weeks to obtain the admission letter from the University. This is just the beginning of Moksh’s services for you. Throughout your entire education, we will assist you in numerous ways. So it’s no surprise that the Moksh family is expanding – the trust factor.

Application Deadline:

There is only one intake at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in the month of September every year. Generally, the students who expect 80% in their 10+2 level block their medical seats at KazNU right from the beginning and do not wait until the last minute. However, in case you are waiting for private medical colleges in India, you might be too late for admission to MBBS in Kazakhstan at KazNU. There are almost 90% of the seats are filled up in the month of September every year. In order to ensure your admission at KazNU, you just need to pay the application fees and submit the 10+2 transcripts/mark sheets as soon as the results are announced. From this time, the entire application system is now available online.

How to Reserve A Medical Seat 2023:

In case you get the admission through NEET 2023, you need not go to your chosen university for MBBS abroad. However, in case you do not make it, at least your backup plan is ready! It would be a smart decision for those students who already booked their medical seats. You must take note of the important points:

  • The fees of private medical colleges have been jacked up by almost 50% reaching around Rs. 75 Lakhs for the full course.
  • The admission to private medical colleges would be only for the top 2-3% of the NEET takers.
  • If you have prepared only for the state boards, it would be very difficult for you to prepare for NEET even in 2023!
  • You do not need to pay even a single Paisa for reserving the seat except for university application fees.

So just reserve the seat in an MCI-approved MBBS abroad university as per your budget and relax!

Kindly note that many unprofessional agents collect money from you for the first year. As you can see, MOKSH clearly gives you an indication of the actual fees and its service charges.

Group Counselling (Seminars):

MOKSH is going to hold seminars in different parts of India and shall come to your city anytime, DO NOT MISS this golden opportunity to interact with our expert counsellors and get the right advice on your medical career! Click here to register for the seminar!

Also, it is highly advisable to attend one of our Online Counselling sessions on MBBS abroad till PG before attending the seminar as you would have your basics clear since the start! Click here to attend an online counselling session!

Online Counselling Session (Webinars):

Get Complete information on MBBS Abroad, MBBS in India, How to choose the university, country, Pros & Cons of different countries, PG preparation followed by a Q & A session with doubt clearance and every other possible detail regarding MBBS right up to PG! To get a glimpse of the previous webinars, Click on MBBS Abroad till PG, MBBS in USA till PG, MBBS in Germany till PG to watch. These are the recorded versions.

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Tele - Counselling:

MOKSH has an extremely knowledgeable and experienced team of MBBS counsellors who have an expertise in a specific topic like MBBS in Russia, China, USA, Ukraine, Germany, etc right up to PG. You can be in touch with one of the counsellors constantly via phone calls, SMS, Whats app, Emails, etc and they shall be there to solve your doubts and help you carve the right path towards your MBBS journey!

You can call on,

  • 9699360370 for MBBS Abroad like Russia, China, Ukraine, Georgia, Poland, Kyrgyzstan, etc ( if you have a budget in the range of Rs. 15lacs and above)
  • 9699360370 for MBBS in USA right up to PG ( If you have a budget of Rs. 60-70 lac)
  • 8269900555 for PG in Germany

Personal Counselling:

MOKSH has its branch offices in 12 cities of India now so there is no need to travel all the way to the Mumbai Head office for a personal counselling! You can still do so if you wish though. To get to a MOKSH office in your own city for a free personal counselling session on MBBS Abroad right up to PG in USA/ Germany, You call on 9699360370 and our counsellor shall arrange a Personal counselling session in your city or the closest location to you.

PG Option after MBBS in Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Medical PG in India or NExT

During MBBS study, a student realizes the importance of being a specialist. They also understand the competitiveness to secure MD/MS Seat in Govt College. If we look at the success ratio to get PG in Govt Medical College which is 11% Broadly we can say that only 1 out of 10 will get PG Seat whereas the chances of getting Clinical specialty is 1 out of 20 applicants. It is obvious that the PG journey is going to be very difficult or else students should have enough money to get the paid seat in Pvt Medical College which may be in Crores!

Total Applicants NEET PG 2023 Specialty Govt Med College Pvt Med College
Seats Success Ratio Seats
1.75 Lacs
MD (Non Clinical) 15K 8.6% 10K
MS ( Clinical) 8K 4.6% 5K
Total 23K 11.4% 15K

Do you feel early preparation and the right mentorship will pave your dream of becoming a specialist? NMC already notified the introduction of the NEXT Exam in India from 2023. This exam will replace all Medical PG exams in India. The exam will be conducted in two parts NEXT-1 and NEXT-2. 

The Objective of the NEXT-1 is to assess the Student’s Knowledge of Pre, Para, and Clinical Subjects on the National Level. Only post-qualifying of NEXT-1 any Medical student will be eligible for an Internship. Post completion of internship Students needs to go thru NEXT-2 which will assess their Clinical skills, Patient Management, and Keeping of Medical history. Those who will Clear NEXT-2 awarded a license to practice and Rankers of NEXT-1 will get PG seats of their choice. You may refer to Page for detailed information on the NExT Exam

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Medical PG in USA (USMLE)

We are well aware of the difficulty of getting PG in India. 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. US Healthcare system is considered as one of the best health care systems because of numerous reasons like High rewards, excellent infrastructure, Merit-based assessment, Open opportunities for Super specialties. Most of the countries trying to replicate the US health care assessment system for their Medical Graduates USMLE exam are divided into 3 Parts. One can appear in USMLE Step 1 after 2nd Year, USMLE Step 2 CK during internship and Step-3 during your residency (Medical PG). The USMLE is an online exam and can be taken at the PROMETRIC centers present across India.


MOKSH Coaching focuses on a patient-centered learning approach which helps students score high on both USMLE & NEXT. MOKSH is the leading name in USMLE Coaching. Currently, 1000+ Students from Indian and Abroad medical colleges are preparing for USMLE steps via the MOKSH Platform.

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Medical PG IN UK (PLAB)

Due to the close proximity of Moldova  to UK, many of the students plan to do their Medical PG from UK. Till 2024, the Professional & Linguistic Assessments Board Test (PLAB test) is the instrument to assess the skills and knowledge of an International Medical Graduate. It also judges whether they are fit to be trained to practice medicine in the UK. 

In short, an IMG's performance in PLAB determines her eligibility to practice in the UK. The PLAB test has two stages. PLAB 1 is an exam that has 180 MCQs that tests your recall. On the other hand, PLAB 2 is a practical OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Exam) that tests your clinical skills.

The GMC ascertains your linguistic skills by assessing your score in specific tests. It may be the IELTS (Band Score 7.0 or higher) or OET (Grade B in reading, writing, listening & speaking). 

After you pass PLAB 1 & 2, you apply for the GP registration. There is one constraint. You have a window of 2 years after clearing PLAB 2 during which you may apply no later.

By 2024, the UK Medical Licensing Assessment will replace the PLAB. Consequently, the GMC UK is going to change certain things in PLAB and create the UKMLA exam.

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Medical PG in Germany


PG in Germany after MBBS in India 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 the 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 India,

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Your Chance to get an MBBS Seat in India

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? Sometimes this dilemma continues for a 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 poorly ranked college. Imagine getting paid seats or no seats at all due to a lack of genuine guidance!

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