MEDICAL EDUCATION SYSTEM IN RUSSIA
On the world stage, Russia has the remarkable distinction in the Higher Education System. Russian Medical Education is considered its standard one & most advanced one. It is sophisticated in the world as every institution is well equipped and teaching methods are regulated and streamlined providing for an extensive development of students in chosen specialties.
The Russian medical degrees have topped WHO and UNESCO ranking and have got global recognition. About 30 positions are occupied by the Russian Medical Universities in World Ranking and The Russian Federation has some of the finest medical Universities in World Ranking. The Indian students seeking admission are admitted to those institutions which are recognized by this medical council of India for screening test conducted by MCI. Compared to western countries, the tuition fee in Russian institutions is reasonable. Compared to western countries the imparting system of higher education in Russia is well formulated and advanced.
In the evaluation of students performance, their progress in mastering the subject is monitored closely and objectively. The head of the institution formulate the tests and examinations during every academic year in a great number.
The important part of higher education assessment process in Russia is the final state examination. From September all the Russian Institutions starts their academic year. There are two semesters in an academic year, September to January and February to June. First semester examinations are held usually in January while second-semester exams are held in June. A student enjoys winter vacation as well as summer vacation. Winter vacation is from 15th January to 7th February and summer vacation is from 1st July to 31st August.
- No donation or capitation fee.
- No entrance Exam.
- Easy Admission Process.
- Russian medical degrees are recognized by MCI, WHO, UNESCO.
- A wide range of possibilities and broad exposure to clinical practice due to highly equipped multi-profile hospitals.
- The educational fees are very low due to a subsidy of Russian Government. The living expenses for students are over around US$ 80-100 per month. This has made Russia as an economical educational destination.