West Kazakhstan State Medical University

West Kazakhstan State Medical University- MBBS in Kazakhstan

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West Kazakhstan State Medical University named after Marat Ospanov is recognised by both MCI and WHO. This means that you can appear for NEXT and USMLE after graduating from this university. It is a public/government medical university which was established in 1957. This means it is one of the oldest universities for MBBS in Kazakhstan. The university is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. It is located in Aktobe region of Kazakhstan which has a population of about 5 lakh people. No Indian student has appeared in FMGE from this university between 2012-18 as per the College Wise FMGE Result. The course duration for the General Medicine course at Kazakhstan is 5 years and the course will be taught in the English language. You will be taught the local language by the university itself for which there will be no extra fee. The local language will be a part of the curriculum itself. It is essential to learn the local language for hospital visits. It will also help you when you interact with the locals.

Here is an overview of West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University:

TypePublic
Founded in1957
MCI RecognisedYes
WHO RecognisedYes
Duration5 years
Medium of InstructionEnglish
Need to learn local languageYes
Tuition FeeUS $ 3,800 per year
NEET Score required?Yes, NEET qualifying required
Hostel facility available?Yes

History of West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University

West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University began its journey in 1957. It was establisehd on September 1, 1957 as Aktobe State Medical Institute which taught the specialty “General Medicine”. In 1963, the first batch of 157 doctors graduated. In 1997, the Institute received the status of an Academy. Three years later, the institution was renamed the West Kazakhstan State Medical Academy and in 2009, the university received the status of West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University.

Today, the university is a major educational, scientific and medical hub. The university teaches both bachelor’s degree course and post-graduate education (residency, magistracy, PhD-doctorate). As per the university, currently 264 Indian students are studying here. The university has trained 25,000+ specialists in the field of higher and postgraduate medical education.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility criteria for admission in West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University for Indian students:

Entrance Exam in IndiaThere is no entrance exam in India like IELTS/SAT, etc. NEET qualification is must.
AgeThe student must be at least 17 years old as on 31st December of the year in which the admission is being taken.
BoardThe candidate must have completed class 12th from a regular and recognised board.
Marks for General Category studentsThe 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 studentsThe candidate must have an aggregate of at least 40% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject.
NEETYou 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.

Apart from this, there will an entrance exam of Biology, Chemistry and English which will be conducted by the university. This exam will happen in August and may happen in India.

West Kazakhstan State Medical University Ranking

West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University Ranking is as follows –

  • As per the website ‘https://www.4icu.org/’, West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University ranking is 8,692 and the country rank is 54.
  • 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:

If you are looking for options with low budget, then you can look into:

West Kazakhstan State Medical University Fees

Following is West Kazakhstan State Medical University Fees Strcuture:

Fees1st Year in $2nd Year in $3rd Year in $4th Year in $5th Year in $
Tuition Fee3,8003,8003,8003,8003,800
Hostel500500500500500
Medical Insurance120120120120120
Admission Fee1,000NANANANA
Total5,4204,4204,4204,4204,420
In ₹3,79,4003,09,4003,09,4003,09,4003,09,400

Note:

  • Indian mess charges extra – USD 1,200 per year (optional).
  • Admission and processing charges extra payable in India.