Located in Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan undoubtedly surprises travellers with its incredible mountains, nomadic history, tourist attractions and simple life. Bordering with Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China, the country became independent from the Soviet Union in 1991, and the westernisation has made a lot of changes in the recent past. The capital of Kyrgyzstan is Bialikek which is located in the north of the country. The total population of Kyrgyzstan is only 5.2 million with a density of 21 people per Sq. Km. and it is helpful for those who are running away from the crowd and want some peace and seclusion to come out of ‘Samsara’, the material world. The two official languages of Kyrgyzstan are Russian and Kyrgyz. Inhabitants of Kyrgyzstan are friendly people and they are known for their hospitable nature and their curiousness with foreign travellers. The literacy rate of this country is 97% and the educated minds of Kyrgyzstan have succeeded in dominating many in terms of skills and flourishing career.
The government of Kyrgyzstan has worked hard to improvise the education system in the country which let the doors opened for international students to study in an advanced education system using state-of-the-art assets and teaching techniques in one of the most affordable countries in the world. All the major cities of Kyrgyzstan have numerous well established and world recognised colleges, universities and other educational institutions.
International students are provided with the exceptional curriculum taught by proficient teachers and trainers. Kyrgyzstan features ample of educational programmes according to the requirement and inclination of the students. After the successful completion of the higher education in Kyrgyzstan, students are awarded world recognised Bachelors and Masters Degrees.
All current renowned colleges and universities were established after the independence from the Soviet Union and they all have access to relatively new facilities, modern equipment and internationally affiliated syllabus. After looking at the dedication of Kyrgyzstan to create an impeccable education infrastructure, even a lot of international institutions work in collaboration with Kyrgyz institutions to ensure that high standards of teaching are provided to the students.
Being one of the top destinations to provide MBBS for Indian students, Kyrgyzstan also has doubled the total number of Indian students for medical studies in the last half decade with the rising rate of 21.54% per annum. Alongside, studying in Kyrgyzstan is very cost effective if you compare medical studies in India and other countries like the USA, the UK, Australia, China and Russia.
What you pay in India per year to study MBBS is just a little less than what you pay in Kyrgyzstan for complete 6-year MBBS to study the same syllabus. Not just the tuition fee but also other expenses like travel expenses, accommodation rentals, food expenses are also relatively very cheap in Kyrgyzstan than other countries. On top of that, Kyrgyzstan Universities accept direct admissions and the students don’t require clearing any entrance exam to study MBBS in Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyz Medical Universities just ask for 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology from Indian students in the final year of schooling. All the medical colleges in the country teach in English medium and no other languages like Russian or Kyrgyz are used during classes and in the examinations.
Apart from one-fourth tuition fee as compared to Indian medical colleges and economical living cost, there are some more reasons why Indian students prefer studying MBBS in Russia.
These are basic eligibility criteria for study MBBS in Kyrgyzstan.
- 50 % of marks in physics, chemistry and biology
- Medium of study must be English
- Must have a valid passport
- Should have attained an age of 18 years
- Written and spoken English must be excellent