Orenburg State Medical University, Russia

It was founded in the year 1955. It currently has over 43000 students, 40000 undergraduates, 3000 postgraduates. Its administrative staff consists of 3000 professors, at present.

At present, Orenburg State Medical University fulfills and satisfies all requirement and modern standards of students.

The main campus of comprises of four buildings;

  • A dining hall.
  • A health-improving and physical training gym (with sports grounds).
  • A library.
  • The chapels of saint martyr Tatiana.

Orenburg State Medical University also involves;

  • Dormitories
  • Medical Prophylactics Center
  • Students’ Center
  • The Palace of Culture "Russia"
  • The Palace of Youth Creativity "Progress"
  • The Aesthetic center "Dialogue"
  • OSU Museum
  • Geologic Museum

However, in spite of the fact that it is MCI recognized, its MCI Passing Ratio is very low. Logically, that makes it a major risk!

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From last many years, several specialists are graduated from the university in the field of Medicine.

The activities which are organized by the university satisfy almost all requirements which should be considered.

The students which are graduated from the university work in state and private medical institutions. After this they take superior positions in the state administrative structures and solve primary issues which act as hindrances in the way of development of modern medicines.

There are 20 faculties in the university. They are;

  • Faculty of Architecture and Construction
  • Faculty of Geology and Geography
  • Faculty of Mathematics
  • Faculty of Transport
  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Faculty of Distance Learning Technologies
  • Faculty of Information Technologies
  • Faculty of Public Professions
  • Faculty for Advanced Training and Retraining of State and Municipal Employees
  • Faculty of Teachers’ Upgrading
  • Faculty of Applied Biotechnology and Engineering
  • Faculty of Certified Specialists’ Professional Training
  • Faculty of Philology and Journalism
  • Faculty of Economics and Management
  • Faculty of Physics
  • Faculty of Economics and Finances
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Biology
  • Faculty of Electrical Power Engineering
  • Faculty of Law

Why Study In Russia?

  • No entrance exams are required and no donations are to be paid.
  • The education provided by PSMU offers high standards of medical education.
  • The cost of residing and studying in Russia is comparatively low.
  • The medium of education in Russia is English.
  • Medical education provided by the universities in Russia is recognized by MCI and WHO.
  • It provides hostels with best facilities
  • The students can chose between English and Russian medium of study as per their convenience.

About The City

The city of Orenburg is 1478 kilometers away from the southern part of Moscow. It is situated at the periphery of Europe and Asia.

Orenburg is considered as the regional center of education as it owns a number of cultural institutes and museum.

It has dry humid continental climate, comparatively, as it is associated with long and hot summers as well as long and cold winters.

The winters can be very cold. The lowest recorded Temperature is -43.20C. It remains between -9.3 to -15.60C. It is a great challenge for even the Natives.

Fee Structure

Year Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6
Course Fee(USD) 3,200 3,200 3,200 3,200 3,200 3,200

Admission In Orenburg State Medical University

  • Applicant has at least 50% marks in aggregate in physics, chemistry and biology.
  • Applicant is turning 17 years old in December, 2018.
  • Applicant has completed his 12th class.
  • Applicant is not suffering from any contagious disease i.e. tuberculosis, HIV AIDS, etc.
  • Applicant must have his passport ready

PG Option after MBBS in Orenburg State Medical 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 2021 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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