Is MBBS from Russia good? - Should you study MBBS in Russia?

Is MBBS from Russia good?

Is MBBS in Russia Good?

A very common question students ask us -‘Is MBBS from Russia Good?‘ or ‘Is studying MBBS in Russia worth it?

The answer is both yes and no.

Getting admission in the university which is teaching in the English language for complete 6 years is the most important thing. Please do not select a university which teaches in a bilingual way. Following two universities in Russia teaches the entire course in English medium:

Select the right university and MBBS in Russia will be the best decision for you.

Disadvantages of studying MBBS in Russia?

  • Most agents misguide students
  • Most universities teach few years in English medium and rest in Russian medium
  • Ukraine is a better option than Russia
  • The climate in certain regions where the universities are located is too cold
  • The course duration and expenses are less in Kyrgyzstan

About MBBS in Russia:

MBBS in Russia has historically been a popular choice for Indian students. More than 10,000 Indian students are currently studying medicine in Russia in about 80-90 MCI recognised medical universities spread over the country. All the Russian medical institutions listed under the WHO list are recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

Between 2012-13 to 2016-17, about 11,156 students came back to Indian and sat for FMGE, which means that on an average, more than 2,000 Indian students graduate every year after completing MBBS from Russia.

With MBBS in Russia being one of the more affordable options available, Indian students prefer it as their favourite destination. The medical study from Russia is considered one of the most advanced in the world and uses the latest and up-to-date methods and techniques of teaching. Also, the good relations between Indian and Russia has made Indian students feel welcome in the country. The locals in Russia are generally very open and helpful to Indians.

MBBS in Russia focuses on the all-round development of the student’s knowledge and on extensive development of the student in his/her chosen field of specialisation. The medical study in Russia is amongst the best in the world, with the student’s performance and progress measured against several parameters. The student can be assured that he will be a successful doctor upon his return to India provided they work hard and give their 101% effort. MBBS in Russia is already being pursued by several thousands of Indian students who are attracted by the prospect of a high quality of education together with the low cost of living and tuition fees.

BEWARE! Most universities in Russia teach in Russian medium. All students are advised to be careful while choosing the college.

Let us hear the answer from the students themselves who are studying MBBS in Russia! In my opinion, though, choose a university which provides 6-year education in English medium. Let’s hear from the students:



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