Russia is one of the top destinations of students who want to study MBBS abroad. It has been so from the 90s and it makes even more sense now because the total cost of an MBBS degree in India has rien sharply and in Russia, it is very less comparatively. Russia has always been a friendly nation towards Indians and you will find the Russians warm towards Indian students.

It is easy to get admission in medical colleges in Russia. The eligibility criteria are very relaxed. You only need to secure more than 50% in 10+2 in science stream, have a valid passport and a NEET score to get an admission in a Medical College in Russia. Several Universities in Russia provide medical education in English, but for the rest you may have to learn Russian to study.


Most Russian Medical Universities have bilingual mode of teaching. First 3 years of the 6 year course are taught in English, and the rest 3 years are taught in Russian. There are some Russian Universities where the mode of teaching is English in all 6 years. Many Universities also teach the compLete course in Russian language only. While taking an admission, you should be very careful and make sure whether your course is bilingual, English or Russian. Agents may fool you into thinking that the course is completely English, but it may turn out to be bilingual. In that case, you will not be in any position to do anything about it. It is better to speak to our experts before taking admission in any Russian University for MBBS.


The total cost of MBBS Degree from even the best ranking Russian University is lower than most of the medical colleges of India. For an A Grade Russian Medical University, such as
Pirogov Russia NRM University, it will cost you maximum of Rs 40 lakh for the total course. And it can get as low as Rs 15 lakh for the entire course of MBBS! RK Global recommends 7 Universities that are MCI approved for your medical studies.

  • Russia National research Medical University, Moscow
  • Ryazan Medical University, Ryazan
  • Crimean Medical University, Crimea
  • People Friendship University
  • Smolensk State Medical University
  • Dagestan State Medical University
  • Rostov State Medical University
  • Irkutsk Medical University