Sandwiched between China and Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan is considered as the gateway to Europe by most medical students. MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is very famous amidst Asian students because of its MCI (Medical Council of India) and WHO recognized medical colleges, high quality education, English Medium teaching and most important of all, affordable medical education. The lowest medical program of Kyrgyzstan costs less than INR 21 lakhs to an Indian student which is inclusive of hostel fees, etc. Kyrgyzstan hosts one of the oldest medical universities known as Kyrgyz State Medical University in Bishkek (the capital of Kyrgyzstan).
If you are looking for value for money and cost efficient medical education abroad, then you should definitely consider Kyrgyzstan for MBBS.
Why MBBS in Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan is the best bargain and provides cheap and best option for medical education abroad. Choose Kyrgyzstan because:
–Kyrgyzstan has 7 MCI recognized and WHO listed medical institutions which provide High Quality Medical Education.
– The prices of medical education are very affordable in Kyrgyzstan. One can complete MBBS in Kyrgyzstan in about four times lesser prices than that in India.
–The medium of teaching is English.
-Some medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan also prepare its students for MCI screening tests or FMCGE coaching well in advance.
-It has one of the oldest and famous medical universities of central Asia, i.e. Kyrgyz State Medical Academy. It has a history which goes back to many decades. Getting an admission in this university would mean cheap yet high quality education and training.
Benefits of Studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan
Amongst various options that are available for studying MBBS abroad, Kyrgyzstan provides the cheapest option of all. Not only its fee structure is very relaxed, but the living cost in Kyrgyzstan is also very affordable. Get following benefits of studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan:
- NO STRICT ENTERANCE EXAMS. NO DONATIONS REQUIRED.
- Complete your medical education in least possible prices. Kyrgyzstan provides valued medical education all over the world in most affordable prices.
- MBBS program in Kyrgyzstan spans across six years. This gives students a lot of breathing space to do their training and complete their degrees with immense amount of ease and they also get time for completing their PG, MCI Screening and FMGE tests alongside. Kyrgyzstan focuses on breeding expertise, not just good amount of degrees.
- It will give you MCI recognized education within budget.
- The MBBS degree from Kyrgyzstan is valid in almost all parts of the world, including India.
- Degree from Kyrgyzstan is also valued highly in India. Many students from Kyrgyzstan go onto clear MCI screening and FMGE tests in India.
- Kyrgyzstan has relaxed monetary rules and minimal English language requirement. Thus, no need for giving TOEFL/IELTS exams or maintaining big amount of deposit in bank account for getting student visa.
- Medical education and training in Kyrgyzstan involves modern class technologies and world class facilities.
Eligibility Criteria for MBBS in Kyrgyzstan Medical Universities
Basic eligibility criteria for studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan are:
- 50% to 60% marks in PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in 12th Grade.
- Medium of education in school must have been English.
- A valid passport.
- Should be at least 18 years of age.
- One shouldn’t be suffering from a communicable disease like TB, HIV AIDS, etc.
Note: The oldest medical university of Kyrgyzstan, i.e. Kyrgyz State Medical University, conducts a basic entrance exam for students wishing to study in the university. Students need to prepare for this exam at the university itself. By old estimates, all those students who have acquired 55% of marks in PCB in 12th grade are generally able to clear this test easily. However, if those with lower percentage or even higher, fails to clear the test, still the options to complete medical education doesn’t end, instead those students are transferred to other medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan like AMC (Asian Medical College), Osh State Medical University, etc.
Universities for MBBS in Kyrgyzstan
Universities in Kyrgyzstan have gained great popularity in the world for providing high quality and low cost medical education to students worldwide. Kyrgyzstan universities offer advanced curriculum and modern technologies to educate and train medical students. Below given is the list of universities which provide MBBS in Kyrgyzstan.
- Kyrgyz State Medical University, Bishkek (MCI Recognized).
- Osh State Medical University, Osh (MCI Recognized).
- Jalalabad Medical University (MCI Recognized).
- Asian Medical Institute, Kant (MCI Recognized).
- Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University (MCI Recognized).
- International School of Medicine (ISM), Bishkek (in process to be MCI Recognized).
- IMI Academy, Bishkek.
Studying in MBBS Colleges in Kyrgyzstan will give students an opportunity to begin good medical careers anywhere in the world. And what’s better if you get to study at one of the oldest and top-ranked medical college of Kyrgyzstan, i.e. Kyrgyz State Medical University.
Reserve a Seat in MBBS Abroad Admission 2017-2018
It’s important for students to initiate the process well in advance so as to face no end minute troubles. An Indian student should reserve a seat in a medical college of Kyrgyzstan by the end of July (at the max.) because applications are considered on first come first basis. However, one can still apply later if the seats are available in later date.
But note that because of high demand in Kyrgyz State Medical University (KSMU), the competition is comparatively intense over there. KSMU takes medical students only once a year for the academic year starting from September. The deadline for sending application in KSMU generally is 30th June. Similarly, Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University has only 50 seats for abroad students and they fill very fast. So, you are advised- DO NOT WAIT FOR THE LAST MINUTE ADMISSION. Block your seat well in advance, especially if you are expecting a good score in 12th PCB.
Also, if you are waiting for your NEET results and that is why you are not applying to universities abroad right now, then do not commit this mistake. You are wasting a lot of your valuable time in for NEET result, while your whole academic year may go waste, if it comes negative. What you can simply do is apply to universities in Kyrgyzstan and book a seat for yourself. In case you happen to clear NEET, then well and good, you can stay here, otherwise, you will have another plan at your behest. Get in touch with our consultants for more information on this.
Indian Students at Kyrgyzstan
More than 5,000 Indian students go to study MBBS in Kyrgyzstan every year. Also, a lot of foreign teachers in Kyrgyzstan universities involve Indian teacher amidst others from USA, Russia and Nepal.
Besides other factors, Kyrgyzstan is comfortable for Indian students mainly because its weather is similar to North Indian states. Also, the living cost in Kyrgyzstan is way lesser than metropolitan cities in India. So, coupled with 6 years medical education, low living cost, good weather and low education prices, Kyrgyzstan has emerged as an attractive destination for Indian students. In comparison to all other countries, MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is way more economical and even the education provided is high in quality.
Kyrgyzstan is culturally open to people of all religion from India. Every university has a high number of Indian students in Kyrgyzstan. In some universities, that number even goes as high as 65%. Another thing which Indians like the most in Kyrgyzstan medical education is varied university fee structures. So, they get ample of options to choose from as per their budgetary requirements.
Indian students are attracted to study MBBS in Kyrgyz universities not only because the fess is low as compared to other countries or India, but also because the universities here are MCI recognized. They have customized their education style as per Indian requirements and thus go on to provide assistance in preparing for MCI test right from the start of academic year. Also, studying abroad widens the horizons of students and given them a sense of internationalism. Indian students who have studied form Kyrgyz University do feel open towards embarking on a medical career even in countries other than India.
Admission Process / Procedure for MBBS in Kyrgyzstan 2017-2018
Admission process in universities of Kyrgyzstan is easy compared to others. For getting admission in Kyrgyz Medical Universities, there is no requirement of passing any entrance exam or having good amount of money in bank accounts. If you start applying in June, you will easily be able to complete all admission related requirements. An authorized consultant can easily guide students and parents about MBBS in Kyrgyzstan.
What you have to do is file an application through MBBS online system. After that your application will take 4-8 weeks to process. You will know by the end of 4 to 8 weeks as to whether you have gotten an admission or not. In case your application for admission goes through and you get the admission, you will get an invitation letter from the university within 4 weeks. This invitation letter is then used to attain student visa. Your departure will depend on the starting date of your academic year.
The online and direct admission system prevalent in Kyrgyzstan universities ensures transparency amidst all applicants. Students can even track their application via software link which you will be provided when you submit your application online.
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MCI Approved List of Universities in Kyrgyzstan
There are many state owned and private medical universities in Kyrgyzstan. Amongst them, in total of 7 medical universities in Kyrgyzstan are recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI). You can check the list of MCI approved MBBS universities in Kyrgyzstan here at:
Kyrgyzstan has emerged as an alluring and good study destination for medical students worldwide, especially those in India, where the cost of medical education skyrockets. Not only the fee is affordable, but the quality of education is good, degree is recognized by the Indian Government and living costs are way too low as compared to India.