Zaporozhy State Medical University
Zaporizhzhia State Medical University which was established in 1903, one of the oldest medical higher institutions of Ukraine (the top level of accreditation) included in the schedules (third schedule in the part II) to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 of Medical Council of India, and listed in the World directory of Medical Schools, World Health Organization (WHO), IMED- FAIMER, ECFMG of USA, PLAB of UK, AMC of Australia and accepted by GMC of UK and US Education Department. The University follows the education pattern according to Bologna Process, i.e. ECTS (European Credit Transfer Scheme) World’s Prestigious Educational Curriculum.
The period of study at the International Faculty No.2 is six academic years that is 12 semesters including practical training and the degree awarded is MD Physician (which is equivalent to MBBS in India) as per Eligibility Certificate.
At Zaporizhzhia State Medical University students acquire knowledge subject to the requirements of the European system of education. The academic curricula are based on the best models of native and foreign practice of specialists’ training.
Students, bachelors, interns, masters, postgraduates, teachers working for Doctor’s degree as well as students of refresher courses study at 59 departments. 56 departments are headed by Professors/Doctors of sciences, 3 departments are headed by Associate Professors/PhDs. The training is carried out with the use of the most modern scientific and pedagogical technologies.
The scientific schools of the University are well known outside Ukraine. Cardiological, surgery, pharmaceutical schools are among them. For the first time in Ukraine the specialists of Zaporizhzhia State Medical University have successfully performed the transplantations of heart. More than 500 transplantations of liver, kidney and pancreas have been performed.
There is a developed infrastructure of scientific units at the University including SRI (Scientific Research Institute) of medical and ecological problems, Institute of clinical pathology of a man, SMA “Pharmatron”, central scientific research laboratory, certification-testing laboratory of perfume and cosmetic preparations and household products, department of doctoral candidacy and postgraduate study, editorial publishing department, Center of informatics and analytical support and testing, patent department, scientific research division, metrology service. Scientific Research Institute and laboratories are equipped with unique facilities for conducting fundamental and applied scientific researches.
The introduction of computer technologies into the teaching-studying process, scientific research and management is one of the priority-driven University’s activities. 42 computer classrooms and 1300 PC provide students with academic curricula based on multimedia technologies and test control in the main disciplines. ZSMU has its own information Internet server.
MCI Screening Test
Medical Council of India Screening Test (or Foreign Medical Graduates Examination), is a licensure examination before independent medical practice in India for all Indian citizen who have a medical degree from a Medical University outside India
Zaporizhzhia State Medical University provides courses for preparation to FMGE Screening Test during academic year (involved in Academic Curriculum, obligatory for students 1-6 years of study). Highly qualified Professors from the leading Medical Institutions of India explain necessary material which is important to pass the Test successfully. Every year more than 80% of Indian graduates of Zaporizhzhia University successfully pass on first attempt FMGE Screening Test and obtain medical license in India.