Students wishing to study MBBS in Russia - English Medium should be proficient in English as well as admission to the first academic year based on Higher Secondary marks certificate. Medical Council of India norms for admission will be followed without any negotiations. Most of all Universities will conduct a English Language Test upon arrival to the University.
Students admitted into this programme will undertake courses in English simultaneously with the systematic study of the Russian language. It gives an opportunity for students to overcome the language barrier at the beginning and to learn Russian at a less intensive pace.
Mostly Russian Universities have trend in teching system, generally number of 16-18 students will be a group in a class. This gives more attention between student - teacher. The main aim is to make close interaction between student and teacher. The teaching methods for classes may vary depending on the demands of the degree but for medical education involve practical sessions, theory, lectures, and individual research projects and group projects.
These classroom environments and teaching methods are monitored by the respective Universitie's heads and continuously improved. The Russian University syllabus are designed to help foster the development of mature minds and student's independence and ability to formulate their own judgments. This ensures that students get a strong academic foundation to be able to pursue an education path that leads to becoming a qualified Doctor.
Academic year starts on 1st of September every year. Each academic year has 2 semesters, 1st sem starts from 1st Sepetember to 15th January & 2nd sem starts from 15th Febrauary to 7th July. Only for first year students can be admiited upto November. Incase of late admission (After 1st of September) there will be extra classes for candidates everyday.
Classes will be conducted everyday except Sunday. Everyday 8:30 usually classes starts and ends at 3;30. Saturday will be halfday, means classes will ends on 1;30. Extra classes may conducted after main classes. From 4th course where clinical subjects starts most of the classes will be conducted in University hospitals, Polyclinics, City Central Hospitals and Diagnostics centers. Extra curicullary activities like sports and others are allowed after classes. Mostly all Russian | Ukrainian Universities having their indoor and outdoor stadiums, zym, swimming basins & more activities. Students can use University library and online storages. Even many Universities having study halls and libraries in hostels.
Examinations: First semester examinations conducted usually in January & Second Semester in June-July.
Vacations: Summer vacation – Between July and August (2 months) Winter vacation – January 15th to Febrauary 15th (30 days). Students are given full visa support to visit India during both vacations.
Apart from this 24 hrs visa support is there for emergency trip to India.
In the past decade Russia has spearheaded and spruced its vision on knowledge and education in all the spheres especially medical, engineering and aviation and made itself the hub of all educational activities, drawing aspirants from across the globe in its caring arm.
What distinctly separates Russia in the medical education from the rest of the world is its far sighted vision to provide future education now.
Russia has carved a niche for itself with its stringent teaching practices which remain exceedingly super international, unmatched and unparallel; the methodology is advanced, sophisticated, ever inventing, and self innovating thereby leaving competition gasping for breath.
Incredibly Russia has more academic graduates than any other European country, its literacy rate is astoundingly 99.4%.
The number of Academic institutions that mushroom in Russia commands numbers. On a larger scale, just speaking about Medical science, Russia has 48 plus medical colleges with a dedicated staff of 17,500 doctors of science imparting education.