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Russia is the largest country in the world and a great power. But size is not the only thing that’s impressive about Russia. Swift economic recovery after the collapse of the Soviet Union and superior military capabilities are complemented by an enigmatic and fascinating culture. Russia is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states. It is also the leading nation of the Commonwealth of Independent States, a member of the G8 as well as other international organizations. The capital of Russia is Moscow. Moscow is also the country’s principal political, economic, financial, educational, and transportation center.

 

Please note the below advice by Moscow Indian Embassy:


Medium of Instruction & other problems


“There is publicity in India about English medium courses in medical studies in the Russian federation. This is not correct. Medium of education in Russian institutions is mostly the local language. A special license is required by institutions to teach in English. In practice, most institutions try to teach first three years in English medium while simultaneously teaching Russian language. From the fourth year, students are expected to study in the Russian language. Students must be prepared for this dual medium of instruction. Some institutions which claim to have dual medium courses do not even have requisite faculty to teach in English even for the first three years. Please note no books on medicine in English are available in Russia and in some cases education contractors were providing the same. Some students have also complained about unfair practices with teachers demanding money for clearing exams.”

Advantages:

QUALITY OF EDUCATION: Getting an MBBS degree from a top rated MBBS University in Russia with English taught course ensures a great medical career. The Russian MBBS syllabus is also suitable for Indian students who have a dream to become a doctor. Medical colleges in Russia fees vary from one university to another. Some of the best medical colleges in Russia teaching MBBS in English are available for Indian students. Degrees provided by Medical Universities of Russia are recognized worldwide. Indian food is available in most of the Universities.

Disadvantages

MBBS course in Russia, usually is taught in Russian medium. Some of the agents cheating students by showing the tuition fees of the program based on Russian taught or bilingual MBBS course. But, once you reached in the Campus, you realize that the university tuition fees charge for English-taught program would be higher. MCI Screening Test coaching is not available in most of the Russian medical universities.

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