About Tver in Russia

The Tver State Medical University location is Tver, a city in the Tver Oblast. The city is located at a point where as many as 3 rivers meet – the Volga river, the Tvertsa river and the Tmaka river. The winters in the region are alarmingly cold with extremely severe frosts. The temperature may go almost 43°C below zero which is colder than anything you experience in a tropical country like India.

Tver State Medical University, Russia

The Tver State Medical University (BSMU) came into existence in 1932 that makes the University more than 80 years old. 5 faculty including 79 departments exist in the University that are involved in pedagogy and career guidance. The Tver State Medical University has a multi-facility clinic that has 755 beds, a dental hospital, a central research laboratory, a cell culture laboratory, a rich library, & so on.

The Tver State Medical University World Ranking is 3538th while the Tver State Medical University Ranking in Russia is 136th.  The University carries on scientific research, both fundamental & applied, with priority to genomics, regenerative medicine, pharmacology, & so on. The University maintains that it seeks to strike a balance between academic, social and recreational work with the students.

Though this account may seem very attractive but there are certain issues with TSMU that you must be aware of.

Disadvantages of studying in Tver State Medical University

The Tver State Medical University may have the attractive features mentioned above but:

  1. The MBBS taught at the Tver State Medical University is Bilingual, which means that the last 3 years of your MBBS will be taught in the Russian language. That means you will have to become literally an expert in the Russian language to understand and perform.
  2. As mentioned before, the cold in the region is famous and facing it after being brought up in the tropical Indian climate is a huge challenge.
  3. Indian students who studied at the Tver State Medical University have not performed well in FMGE or the erstwhile MCI Screening Test in the past 5 years.
  4. The Tver State Medical University lists very low in the Indian Embassy list of Russian Universities that classifies them on the basis of academic standing.
  5. In spite of being Bilingual, the Tver State Medical University Fee Structure is not less, as one would expect.

Affiliations and Medical Programs at Tver State Medical University

The university provides 129 Medical programs: Bachelor's, specialty, residency, postgraduate studies, and secondary vocational education in which more than 800 advanced training programs are carried out.

As far as international affiliations are concerned, the University has international cooperation with foreign universities in USA, Germany, Canada, Austria, China, Norway, Kazakhstan, Iran, Abkhazia and other countries.

Cost of studying MBBS at Tver State Medical University

Tver State Medical University Fees of MBBS falls in the medium range. The details are as follows:

Year Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6
Tuition Fee in Rub 2,62,760 2,62,760 2,62,760 2,62,760 2,62,760 2,62,760

Admission Deadline for Tver State Medical 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 2022, there could be some variation due to COVID 19.

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. The Tver State Medical University admission 2022 will also follow the same pattern.

However, we reiterate that along with being Bilingual, the Tver State Medical University has many short-comings and we will not advise you to take admission.

Eligibility Criteria for Admission in Tver State Medical University

Tver 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 Tver State Medical University

At Tver State Medical University, there are 230 odd students who are from India and one can safely assume that most of them must have been tricked into taking admission in this Bilingual University.

PG Option after MBBS in Tver 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.

USMLE

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

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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