Orel State University

About Oryol in Russia

The city of Oryol is also known as Orel or Oriol and that’s why the Orel State University is also called the Oryol State University. Being the administrative capital of the Oryol Oblast, the city of Oryol is well developed with great infrastructure and is so well connected that it is referred to as an important transportation hub of the region.
A common concern that many Indians have, when discussing Russia, is surviving the bitter Russian cold. In the region of Russia in which the city of Oryol exists, the winters are moderately cold. The summers are warm and the overall climate is described as ‘humid continental climate’.

Orel State University

The Orel State University (OSU), though under consideration since the First World War, came into existence as a full-fledged University in the year 1919. This makes the University more than 100 years old. The Orel State University Medical Institute began operations almost 3 decades ago.

The Orel State University has a resource base, both material and technical, enough to carry all sorts of training, disciplinary as well as interdisciplinary. The students can expect state-of-the-art laboratory facilities for curricular practical and research work. The infrastructure is world class, having specially equipped rooms with relevant technical aids. The laboratories that are outstanding include the ones for histology, clinical immunology, and biochemistry.

Orel State University World Ranking is ranked at the 3298th position among 40,000 odd Universities globally, while it is at a prestigious 117th rank when compared to other Universities in Russia. 

The present day Orel State University has 3 establishments which together have 12 institutes and 13 faculties. There are 297 Orel State University Courses or programs which engage 940 highly qualified faculty. 4000 candidates graduate from here every year. Around 19,000 students are studying in the University at this time and they come from as many as 55 different countries and more than 300 of them are from India

Benefits of studying in Orel State University

The Orel State 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 choosing the Orel State University Medical Institute because:

  1. MBBS at the Orel State University Medical Institute is purely English taught, which is ideal as you are spared the difficult task of learning the Russian language.
  2. The Orel State University is old and that ensures quality pedagogy, academics, and, of course, infrastructure.
  3. The cost of doing MBBS at the Orel State University Medical Institute is unbelievably reasonable. The overall Orel State University Fees is around 18,00,000 INR which is incomparably lower than the fees of the Private Medical Colleges in India.
  4. Feedback from the 300+ Indian students currently studying at Orel State University Medical Institute is very good and you can choose MBBS option here without any apprehensions.

Affiliations and Medical Programs at Orel State University

Apart from the Bachelor’s program (MBBS), the Medical PG Programs, called Residency Programs in Russia, run at the Orel State University Medical Institute include Clinical Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Anesthesiology, Radiology, Pediatrics, to name a few. 
As far as International affiliations are concerned, the Orel State University has association with numerous nations including Ukraine, USA, France, China, Belgium, Hungary, Germany, etc.

Cost of studying MBBS at Orel State University

As mentioned above, Orel State 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
Course Fee(RUB) 2,45,000 2,45,000 2,45,000 2,45,000 2,45,000 2,45,000

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Admission Deadline for Orel State 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 at 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 Orel State University

Orel State 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 Orel State 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 (300+) already studying at the Orel State 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.