About Uzhhorod in Ukraine

The Uzhhorod National University location is Uzhhorod, a city located in the western part of Ukraine sharing border with Slovakia and Hungary. The structural layout of the city in Ukraine ensures all the facilities are obtainable along with good transportation allowing the students to lead a carefree life during their stay in Uzhhorod.

Uzhhorod has humid climatic conditions with chilling winters to warm summers. In fact, the winters in this zone are a matter of concern due to their severity. Starting in the month of September, the winter stretches to the end of April. During these 8 months of serious cold, the temperature falls to as low as -28.20C.

Uzhhorod National University, Ukraine

The Uzhhorod National University came into existence on 18th October 1945 that makes the University about 75 years old. Located on the mountain regions of Carpathian, the University is placed near one of the most scenic locations of Ukraine; where nature bestows its magnificence in abundance.
The Uzhhorod National University offers wide range of educational and scientific degrees education full time and part time training for several educational levels i.e., bachelor’s, master’s and doctors of philosophy.

The Uzhhorod National University World Ranking is 2981th while the Uzhhorod National University Ranking in Ukraine is 13th. The University 20 faculties, 2 educational institutes and 110 departments including geographical, economic, dental, engineering, chemical, legal, and many more. The university has gained recognition from World Health Organization, UNESCO, and NMC. The cost of living and studying in Ukraine is of average level as compared to other European Countries.

Though these features may seem attractive but there are some issues you must be aware of:

Disadvantages of studying in Uzhhorod National University

The Uzhhorod National University may have the attractive features mentioned above but:

  1. Studying at Uzhhorod National University means you will have to learn the Ukrainian language to complete your MBBS here. The University is Bilingual where the first 2 years of your degree will be taught in English and the rest, in Ukrainian.
  2. Indian student who opted for degree at the Uzhhorod National University have not performed well in the FMGE or the MCI Screening Test (now the NEXT exam) in recent 5 years.
  3. As mentioned before, chilling winters can be a huge challenge for those who have been brought up in the tropical Indian climate. Even though the temperature reaches 0º students won’t have issue inside the building, car or even bus.
  4. Ranking of the Uzhhorod NU is very low as per the Indian Embassy’s list of Medical Institutes.

Cost of studying MBBS at Uzhhorod National University

Uzhhorod National 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
Course Fee in USD 3800 3800 3800 3800 3800 3800

Admission Deadline for Uzhhorod National University

For admission in the Ukrainian Universities, the timing of application is crucial. Generally, the right time to apply for Uzhhorod National University admission is during the month of May-June, as is the case with all the Ukrainian Universities.

We say that the timing of application is crucial because the issuance of the Invitation Letter by the Ministry of Education, Ukraine takes around 4-8 weeks on the basis of which the Ukrainian Consulate in India issues the visa to you. If you are late in applying, you may miss going there with your batch mates. The Uzhhorod National University admission 2021 will also follow the same pattern.

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

Eligibility Criteria for Admission in Uzhhorod National University

Uzhhorod National 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 Uzhhorod National University

At Uzhhorod National University, there is no available data on number of Indian students in the university.

PG Option after MBBS in Uzhhorod 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 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

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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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