South Kazakhstan Medical Academy- MBBS in Kazakhstan
In this step-to-step guide about South Kazakhstan Medical Academy, you will get to know about the following things:
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South Kazakhstan Medical Academy is an MCI and WHO recognised medical college located in Shymkent, Kazakhstan. It is also recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The college was founded in 1979. Even though it is an old college, Indian students are yet to pass out from here as per College wise MCI Screening Test result 2012-18. The reason for this is that the Faculty of Medicine of South Kazakhstan Medical Academy was established in 2012.
The Faculty of Medicine is among a total of 5 faculties at South Kazakhstan Medical Academy. After completion of the MBBS course, the name of the degree which the students will get is MD. This degree is equivalent to MBBS in India. MBBS in Kazakhstan course duration is 5 years and the entire course will be taught in the English language. You are required to learn the local language. For this, the college will give you classes from the 1st year itself. The main reason to select South Kazakhstan Medical Academy will be its low tuition fee. Quality wise, there are better options available in Kazakhstan and even better options available in other countries. If you have a budget in the region of ₹25-30 lakh, you can get better options than MBBS from Kazakhstan. Here is a quick overview of South Kazakhstan Medical Academy:
|Medium of Instruction||English|
|Need to learn local language||Yes|
|Tuition Fee||US $ 3,600 per year|
|NEET Score required?||Yes, NEET qualifying required|
|Hostel and Mess available?||Yes|
FMGE Passing Percentage
FMGE or MCI Screening Test is the licensing exam that students have to give after completing MBBS in abroad. You will only get a license in India if you clear FMGE. This exam will soon be replaced by NEXT which will be both a licensing exam as well as the exam to get a PG seat in India. Even the students who study MBBS in India will have to give NEXT. The agency which conducts FMGE is the National Board of Examination or NBE. They have released College wise data of FMGE result between 2012-18. However, during this period, no Indian students appeared for FMGE. This means that we cannot comment on the quality of education at South Kazakhstan Medical Academy.
Global Medical Foundation will suggest that the students must take admission in the universities with a proven track record. We will suggest that the students should choose universities like:
- Bukovinian State Medical University, Ukraine (best FMGE result in Ukraine, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Armenia)
- Vinnitsa National Medical University, Ukraine
Global Medical Foundation has sent students to various colleges and universities in Ukraine, Russia, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, Bangladesh and Kyrgyzstan. You can get in touch with us for counselling regarding the best college abroad which fits your budget.
Call Shobhit Jayaswal, owner of Global Medical Foundation on 9999404348 for guidance and admission.
South Kazakhstan Medical Academy Ranking
South Kazakhstan Medical Academy Ranking –
- As per the website ‘https://www.4icu.org/’, South Kazakhstan Medical Academy world ranking is 8,465 and the country rank is 50.
- FMGE result is not available for 2012-18.
World Rankings are often deceiving and one should never select a college for MBBS abroad on the basis of World Ranking alone. Global Medical Foundation will suggest that the students must take admission in the universities with a high FMGE or MCI Screening Test passing percentage. We will suggest that the students should choose universities like:
Shymkent is a city in South Kazakhstan. It is the third most populated city in Kazakhstan. Its estimated population is 10 lakh. Shymkent is where South Kazakhstan Medical Academy is situated. One of the biggest advantages that SKMA has over other universities is that Shymkent is not as cold as Almaty or Astana. This makes it easier for the students to adjust here. Shymkent experiences hot, dry summers and cold winters. Winters here are warmer than that in more northerly cities like Almaty. The city is safe for Indian students. A good number of Indian students have already started their education at South Kazakhstan Medical Academy.
Month-wise temperature in Shymkent:
|Month||High / Low(°C)|
|January||5° / -6°|
|February||7° / -4°|
|March||14° / 2°|
|April||21° / 8°|
|May||27° / 12°|
|June||33° / 16°|
|July||35° / 18°|
|August||34° / 17°|
|September||28° / 11°|
|October||20° / 5°|
|November||12° / 0°|
|December||7° / -4°|
Following is the eligibility criteria for South Kazakhstan Medical Academy admission of an Indian student:
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.
South Kazakhstan Medical Academy Admission
For South Kazakhstan Medical Academy admission, you first need to fufil the eligibility criteria as stated above. The sessions starts in September-October every year and the best time to apply for admission is June-July. University generally starts to issue the admission letters in the month of June. Students from all over India can apply through Global Medical Foundation as the entire admission process is online and does not require you to come to Delhi. For admission letter, a scanned copy the following documents are required:
- 10th mark sheet
- 12th mark sheet
- NEET qualified result (PDF file)
You will send the scanned copy of these documents to Global Medical Foundation. We will get the admission letter issued and send it to you. After this, we will provide you with a list of original documents which are required for visa. You will send the original documents to us and we will get the visa applied. After this, we will assist you in the completion of all the pre-departure formalities. After the completion of all the processes in India, you will travel for MBBS in Kazakhstan and start your studies there.
South Kazakhstan Medical Academy Fees
Following is South Kazakhstan Medical Academy Fee Structure:
Fees 1st Year in $ 2nd Year in $ 3rd Year in $ 4th Year in $ 5th Year in $ Tuition Fee 3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600 3,600 Hostel 600 600 600 600 600 Medical Insurance 200 200 200 200 200 Admission Fee 1,000 NA NA NA NA Total 5,400 4,200 4,200 4,200 4,200 In ₹ 3,78,000 2,94,000 2,94,000 2,94,000 2,94,000
- Mess fee: US $ 120 per month.
- Admission and visa charges payable extra in India.