Kursk State Medical University

About Kursk in Russia

Being the administrative center of the Kursk Oblast (Region), the city of Kursk is well-developed with all modern amenities and good infrastructure. Kursk is also significant as an industrial and commercial center. The city is a students’ hub as apart from the Kursk State Medical University, there are other big Institutions like Kursk State Agricultural Academy, Regional Financial and Economic Institute, etc. Cultural richness is another aspect of the city that makes living in Kursk a treat.

Kursk State National Research University, Kursk

The Kursk State Medical University (KSMU) is held in high esteem as it features among the Top Medical Universities of Russia. We at Moksh also recommend the University very highly for all the Indian students. More than 800 students at Kursk State Medical University are from India.

The University was established in 1935 that makes it 86 years old, an age that deserves respect, especially when comparing Universities. So, the University is State run or a public University, quite in sync with MOKSH’s ideology of endeavoring to provide admission in public Universities only. The Medical wing of the University is called the Institute of Medicine.

Kursk State Medical University World Ranking is 4670th 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 Kursk State Medical University Ranking in the country is 180th.

The University is ‘B’ 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) which is commendable.

The Kursk State Medical University enjoys recognition from WHO, GMC (General Medical Council, UK), and other International Medical Boards. The University is known for its policy of having reduced number of students in class – student – Professor ratio is 13.1. This ensures proper learning as the Tutor can focus on the students more. 

The University boasts of a student base hailing from as many as 50 countries, a number that should motivate you to choose this university. As the Kursk State Medical University Official Website states, “Join our vibrant International Student Community from over 50 different nationalities which makes the learning environment more interesting and enriching at the same time.” The Kursk State Medical University Courses are structured with an intention to create skilled Physicians prepared to handle disease prevention, accurate diagnosis, treatment & rehabilitation, psychological & pedagogical tasks, organization & management, and of course, research.

Benefits of studying in Kursk State Medical University

The Kursk 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 the Kursk SMU because:

  1. MBBS at the Institute of Medicine in KSMU is purely English taught, which is ideal as you are spared the difficult task of learning the Russian language.
  2. The University and the degree it offers are recognized at the international level rendering you eligible for every career in Medicine.
  3. The Kursk State Medical University is old and that ensures quality pedagogy, academics, and, of course, infrastructure.
  4. The cost of doing MBBS at the Medical College in KSMU is medium in range. The overall Kursk State Medical University Fees is way lower than the Private Medical Colleges in India.
  5. Feedback from Indian students currently studying at KSMU is very good and you can choose MBBS option at KSMU without any apprehensions.

Medical Program at Kursk State Medical University

As per the Kursk State Medical University official website, the Kursk State Medical University, like other Ukrainian Medical Universities, offers a 6-years program at the end of which you get a Degree in General Medicine/Doctor of Medicine/Physician in General Medicine that is equivalent in every way to the MBBS in India.

Cost of studying MBBS at Kursk State Medical University

As mentioned above, Kursk 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 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500 5,500

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Admission Deadline for Kursk State University Russia

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 2021, 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 Kursk State Medical University

Kursk State University admission requirements include a score of 50% marks in PCB in Class XII. Of course, you need to have qualified NEET 2021.

Indians at Kursk State Medical University

Getting into a Government Medical College in India through NEET is very tough and the Private Medical Colleges are very 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 Kursk 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.

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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.  
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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.