Kharkiv National Medical University
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Founded in 1805
Kharkiv National Medical University, Ukraine (established in 1805) is amongst the best and oldest medical universities for MBBS in Ukraine for Indian students who wish to study medicine in Europe. It is recognised by MCI & WHO. Historically, the University has been a top medical educational institution in Ukraine. The Degree of MBBS (MD – General Medicine) of KNMU is recognised worldwide. If you don’t have a good idea about medical education in Ukraine, then you should check this page first: MBBS in Ukraine.
Indian students are taught in English medium at the university. Practical training of the students starts from the 4th year and is arranged in the municipal hospitals and clinics of Kharkiv city. The duration of the course is 5.8 years.
This highest number of Indian students in Ukraine are in Kharkiv city.
In this step-to-step guide about Kharkiv National Medical University, you will learn about the following things:
Table of Contents
- Kharkiv National Medical University
- About Kharkiv National Medical University
- Why take admission in Kharkiv National Medical University?
- Kharkiv National Medical University Accreditation
- Kharkiv National Medical University Eligibility
- Kharkiv National Medical University Ranking
- Kharkiv National Medical University Scholarship
- Kharkiv National Medical University Curriculum
- Kharkiv National Medical University Hostel
- Kharkiv National Medical University Review
- Why Global Medical Foundation?
- Kharkiv National Medical University Fee Structure
About Kharkiv National Medical University
Shobhit Jayaswal at the campus of Kharkiv National Medical University
Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU), Ukraine is one of the oldest government universities in Ukraine. The University was founded in 1805 as the Medical Faculty of the Kharkiv University. It was later renamed as Kharkiv Medical Institute and then as Kharkiv State Medical University and presently it is known as Kharkiv National Medical University.
Since 1951, the university has been training doctors from different countries of Europe, Asia and Africa. Presently more 4,600 foreign citizens are studying at KNMU (Medical / Dentistry / Pharmacy Faculties, and PG course). More than 7,500 international students have graduated from this university since 1951. Among former graduates of the University, there are ministers and members of parliaments in various countries, outstanding scientists and famous specialists who founded their own clinics abroad.
Why take admission in Kharkiv National Medical University?
- The total tuition fees of Kharkiv National Medical University is low and affordable for Indian Students.
- The standard of education is excellent and the teachers/lecturers here are highly qualified and leaders in their field.
- More than 4,000 Indian students are currently studying at Kharkiv, the highest in Ukraine. There is a big Indian community at Kharkiv.
- Hostel facility is provided by the university itself.
- Indian mess is available to the students which provides both veg and non-veg food.
- Cost of living is affordable in Kharkiv.
- Various Indian cultural activities takes place at Kharkiv including the biggest Holi celebration in Ukraine and freshers party is also organised. Most of the Indian festivals are celebrated here and thus the students don’t feel that they are away from India.
- You don’t need to appear for any admission test such as IELTS or GMAT for admission in KNMU. However, qualifying NEET is compulsory.
- KNMU is a part of the Bologna Process [The Bologna Process is a series of ministerial meetings and agreements between European countries designed to ensure comparability of the standards and quality of higher education qualifications] which ensures a high quality of education.
- The degree awarded by the Kharkiv Medical University of Ukraine is Globally Recognised by International Bodies and Organisations such as the Medical Council of India (MCI), World Health Organisation (AVICENNA Directory for Medicine), FAIMER, UNESCO and AMEE.
- The students who have completed their medical degrees from Kharkiv National University in Ukraine are eligible to apply for International Licensing Exams like MCI Screening Test, USMLE (USA), PLAB (UK), as well as other licensing exams taking place throughout the world.
- Guest lecturers/professors and visiting faculty of the Universities in Ukraine include globally acclaimed teachers and working professionals who are able to share their knowledge and experience with the young minds.
- The medium of instruction is English for the entire course.
- Studying MBBS in Ukraine provides a gateway to other European Countries as it has bilateral student agreements in place with countries such as Finland, Sweden, Czech Republic and others thus making it easier for students to study in other European nations.
- The Faculty to Student Ratio is about 1:14 – Small class size ensures that Students get individual attention.
About MBBS in Ukraine –
Official Language Ukrainian Capital Kiev Currency Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH) Exchange Rate ₹2.87 = 1 Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) Population 4.48 crore Time Difference from India -2.30 hours from India during summer &
-3.30 hours from India during winters
Travel time from Delhi to Kiev, Ukraine 7-8 hours direct flight MBBS in Ukraine Tuition Fees Between US $ 3,500 to 5,000 Type of colleges Both Private and Government Duration 5.8 years Medium of Instruction English, students will be taught the local language. Religion Orthodox Christianity
Kharkiv National Medical University Accreditation
The degree of Kharkiv Medical University is recognised and highly respected all over the world. KNMU is recognised by the Medical Council of India. This means that students who qualify NEET will be eligible to sit for MCI Screening Test/FMGE upon their return to India. The MD degree (equivalent to MBBS in India) which a student receives after graduating from KNMU is also recognised by WHO and General Medical Council.
Kharkiv National Medical University Eligibility
Following is Kharkiv State Medical University eligibility criteria for Indian students:
Entrance Exam in India There is no entrance exam in India like IELTS/SAT, etc. NEET qualification is must. Age The student must be at least 17 years old as on 31st December of the year in which the admission is being taken. Board The candidate must have completed class 12th from a regular and recognised board. Marks for General Category students The student must have an aggregate of at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject. Marks for Other Category students The candidate must have an aggregate of at least 40% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject. NEET You need to qualify NEET from 2018 onwards for admission in abroad. NEET result is valid for 3 years from 2018 onwards for MBBS abroad admission.
Kharkiv National Medical University Ranking
Kharkiv National University is one of the top-ranked medical university in Ukraine. The university ranks at 5th place among higher medical educational establishments of Ukraine in the scientometrical database SCOPUS. The university is one of the best for Indian students. This university is ranked amongst the best for Indian students for MBBS in abroad.
As per the website 4icu.org, Kharkiv National Medical University’s world ranking is 7,590. However, as stated by Global Medical Foundation on several occasions, these world rankings have no relevance while selecting the medical university for MBBS abroad.
The rankings which Indian students should be checking is the MCI result and Kharkiv National Medical University’s students’MCI result has been very good between 2015-18.
Kharkiv National Medical University Scholarship
As per the official website of the university, there is no Kharkiv National Medical University scholarship opportunity available for students.
The official website states that:
‘All students accepted into the program must have sufficient financial background as there is no regular scholarships, regardless of nationality.’
Global Medical Foundation is however providing scholarship opportunities to Indian students based on their NEET result. Contact Global Medical Foundation to know if there is any Kharkiv National Medical University scholarship provided by us at the moment.
Kharkiv National Medical University Curriculum
Kharkiv National Medical University (KNMU) offers a 6-year medical course that leads to MD (equivalent to MBBS/General Medicine). During this 6-year program, the students learn different subjects, ranging from fundamental subjects disciplines to special medical subjects.
Kharkiv NMU is known worldwide for its innovative approach to teaching, clinical training and research programs. Admission to the medical faculty takes place after signing a contract. Foreign students study in a group of seven-eight students. The second-year students attend their clinical studies where they can gain experience in nursing the patients. Clinical subjects are taught from the beginning of the third year of study. All six years of the program are important and all must be passed successfully before students are permitted to graduate from KNMU.
Check Kharkiv National Medical University syllabus / curriculum (year-wise):
Kharkiv National Medical University Hostel
Kharkiv National Medical University offers hostel facility to all its students. The hostel provides fully furnished rooms, and the campus is located nearby to the University.
The hostels feature 24-hour access to security and emergency services, making it easy to get assistance when the students need it along with CCTV security, hostel guard, discipline control to secure safety in the hostel. As a campus resident, the students can also use all the services such as Campus Security, counselling services and health services.
Accommodation is guaranteed for all the Indian students who wish to study in KNMU. There are several accommodation options and it is important to consider whether you prefer an independent life style outside the hostel or enjoy living in a student community. Combining the convenience of living on the campus with access to services will help you excel academically providing the opportunity to build lasting relationships, and comfortable, effective studentship.
All the rooms in hostels are provided with WI FI network and furnished fully to make feel students like living at home. Rooms vary in size and facilities. All the different types of rooms (single, double, triple) are equipped with beds, mattress, pillow, desk, chair, heater, lightening etc., which students may need for studying and relaxation. There are areas for playing sports and communication.
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Kharkiv National Medical University Review
Shobhit Jayaswal of Global Medical Foundation has visited the city of Kharkiv and met the Indian students sent by Global Medical Foundation to Kharkiv National Medical University and V.N.Karazin Kharkiv National Medical University. Below are his thoughts:
“Kharkiv is the second-largest city in Ukraine with a population of about 14-15 lakh people. The city is called the city of students as Kharkiv is full of universities and students from all over the world are currently studying here. The city is well connected by metro trains and is easily accessible from other cities in Ukraine. KNMU is one of the best universities not only because of studies but also because it provides extra-curricular opportunities to its students. Kharkiv has a big community of Indian students. Hostel and Indian mess facility is also available to the students. The support to Indian students is fantastic and students are helped at each and every step. I would recommend KNMU to the students who wish to get quality studies at an affordable price.”
Why Global Medical Foundation?
- Global Medical Foundation is the authorised representative of Kharkiv National Medical University.
Shobhit Jayaswal will personally assist new students in Ukraine during the months of September-October.
- We have sent 200+ students for studying MBBS in Ukraine.
- Pradeep Jayaswal & Shobhit Jayaswal have visited KNMU.
- On-campus support by Indians for taking care of students in Ukraine.
- Right experience to provide guidance to Indian students.
- Genuine and complete information about KNMU.
- 100% visa guarantee.
- We can provide reference of students and organise meeting with passed out students.
- Free study material, lab coat and bag to all our students.
Is there an airport in Kharkiv city?
Yes, there is an international airport in Kharkiv by the name of Kharkiv International Airport.
Flight duration from Delhi to Kharkiv?
Delhi to Kyiv direct flight is about 7 hours and the flight from Kyiv to Kharkiv is only 1 hour. However, the duration depends on layover at Kyiv airport.
How many MCI recognised universities are there in Kharkiv city?
Currently, there are 2 MCI recognised medical universities in Kharkiv city: Kharkiv National Medical University and VN Karazin Kharkiv National University.
After taking admission, will the fees increase for me?
No, the tuition fee will be same for you. However, hostel fee and mess fee can be increased.
How can Global Medical Foundation help me with admission?
We will help you in the complete admission process in India. Shobhit Jayaswal will assist you in Ukraine during September-October.
Kharkiv National Medical University Fee Structure
- Kharkiv National Medical University Fees
- Kharkiv National Medical University Fees 2020
- Kharkiv National Medical University Fee Structure
- Kharkiv National Medical University Fees for Indian Students
Following is Kharkiv National Medical University Fees:
Year-> 1st year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th Year 6th Year Total for 6 Years Fees in US $ 4,800 4,800 4,800 4,800 4,800 4,800 28,800 Hostel Fee in US $ 800 800 800 800 800 800 4,800 Total in US $ 5,600 5,600 5,600 5,600 5,600 5,600 33,600 Total in ₹ 3,92,000 3,92,000 3,92,000 3,92,000 3,92,000 3,92,000 23,52,000
US $ 1= ₹70 has been used for the calculations above. Please calculate fees using the current exchange rate.
- There are 4 hostel options available between US $ 800-1,500. The hostel you get will depend on availability. Book seat early to get a hostel with the lower fee.
- Food expenses per year = Approx. INR 70,000-80,000 per year extra.
- Admission charges, visa charges and flight ticket extra.
- One-time charges payable at the university in the 1st year only extra.