Azerbaijan Medical University, Baku (Azerbaijan)

Azerbaijan Medical University

MBBS in Azerbaijan Medical UniversityAzerbaijan Medical University was established in the year 1930 and is located in city of Baku which is the capital of Azerbaijan. The total MBBS fees in Azerbaijan Medical University is INR 28.05 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2023 session. It is quite affordable for Indian students who wish to study MBBS abroad. The MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University is 50% marks & NEET qualification and the course is also  The process of MBBS admission in Azerbaijan Medical University is simple and can be done online with minimal documentation.

AMU (Baku) accepts applications twice in an year i.e. February & September intake. Eligible students can apply for MBBS in Azerbaijan Medical University online or by visiting any of our offices.

About Azerbaijan Medical University

About Azerbaijan Medical UniversityAzerbaijan Medical University’s ranks among top 3 universities in whole country. The university has always been one the best medical universities in whole country ever since it was established. Recently, the university started MBBS course in English medium for foreign students as well. This English medium MBBS course now attracts hundreds of students from India every year to study MBBS in Azerbaijan. Currently, there are more than 8,000 students studying in university and more than 1,000 teachers are engaged in training these students.

AMU (Baku) is named after Nariman Narimanov (A famous figure in Soviet politics) and hence it is also known as Nariman Narimanov Azerbaijan Medical University. It functions under the Ministry of Science & Higher Education and Ministry of Health of Azerbaijan. It was the first medical university to start English medium MBBS course in Azerbaijan for foreign students. Apart from the superior educational & superb infrastructure, the university is very active in field of research & scientific activities related to field of medicine.

MBBS Fees in Azerbaijan Medical University

The total MBBS fees in Azerbaijan Medical University is INR 28.05 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for Indian students. The detailed MBBS fee structure in Azerbaijan for 2023 session is given below :

Azerbaijan Medical University (AMU) 1st Year Fee (US Dollars/Indian Rupees) 2nd-6th/Year Fee (US Dollars/Indian Rupees)
Tuition Fees USD 5,500 / INR 4,12,500 USD 5,500 / INR 4,12,500
Hostel Fees USD 400 / INR 30,000 USD 400 / INR 30,000
Documentation, Translation, Visa Extension, Registration, Medical Insurance & Misc. Charges USD 2,000 / INR 1,50,000
TOTAL FEES USD 7,900 / INR 5,92,500 USD 5,900 / INR 4,42,500

* 1st year MBBS fees in Azerbaijan Medical University includes other misc. charges.
* Indian mess facility is available at additional USD 120 per month.

Fees Payment in Azerbaijan Medical University

Fees Payment in Azerbaijan Medical UniversityThe MBBS fees in Azerbaijan Medical University is generally paid through 2 most commonly used methods. First, students carry full 1st year fees with themselves and pay directly after arrival in Azerbaijan. Students purchase US Dollars in India just before departure, as they must pay in US Dollars after arrival there.

Second, students can transfer the 1st year fee online through bank directly to university/representative’s account in Azerbaijan and provide transaction receipt for confirmation. The online fees transfer must be done before departure from India & it is allowed/accepted by selected medical universities in Azerbaijan.

MBBS Admission in Azerbaijan Medical University

All eligible candidates from India and other countries also can apply for MBBS admission in Azerbaijan online or visit any of our offices with prior appointment. Indian Students can apply for MBBS admission in Azerbaijan Medical University through a simple step-by-step process as shown below :

MBBS Admission in Azerbaijan Medical University

  • Student submits scans of 10th, 12th marksheets and NEET qualification (2023/2022/2021).
  • Azerbaijan Medical University issues admission letter on the basis of documents submitted.
  • Student submits the scans of valid passport for issuance of invitation letter from university.
  • Azerbaijan Medical University issues invitation letter for study visa & student’s entry to Azerbaijan.
  • Student submits original marksheets, passport & few additional documents for visa from embassy.
  • We assist students in currency exchange for payment on arrival or online fees transfer from India.
  • We assist students in ticket booking and plan their departure in groups, so that they travel together.
  • Our representative meets the students at airport and briefs about their trip from Delhi to Azerbaijan.
  • Our representatives receives the students at airport in Baku and provides them transport to hostel.
  • All formalities of medical checkup, visa extension, etc. are completed by our representative in Azerbaijan.

MBBS Eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University

The MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University strictly follows the rules set by NMC for Indian students to study abroad. All seats are allotted on the basis of MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University and their availability at the time of application. The MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University for admission of Indian students is as below :

MBBS Eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University

  • 50% Marks : Students from general category must have 50% marks (PCB) in 12th/Inter/Equivalent, while reserved category students must have 40% marks in the same.
  • NEET Qualification : The student must have qualified NEET exam in current year or any of the previous 2 years i.e. NEET must be qualified in either in 2023/2022/2021.
  • Age : The student must be of complete full 17 years (By 31st December) in the year of application to comply with the MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical university.

Recognition of Azerbaijan Medical University

Azerbaijan Medical University is recognized by NMC & WHO, as it is included in the list of recognized universities on WDOMS and follows the latest NMC guidelines. This clears some major doubts for all students as given below :

Recognition of Azerbaijan Medical University

  • According to NMC’s current rules, students should pursue MBBS from medical universities listed on WDOMS and have minimum course duration of 4.5 years (54 months) & internship/clinical rotation of 1 year (12 months).
  • Indian students who take MBBS admission in Azerbaijan Medical University can appear in the FMGE/NExT in India. After passing this test, they can work as a registered medical practitioner in India (Either in government & private sector).
  • Indian students in Azerbaijan can also appear in post-graduation entrance exam of other countries, as the university is included in the list of recognized/approved institutions published by WHO on WDOMS.

Ranking of Azerbaijan Medical University

Ranking of Azerbaijan Medical UniversityAzerbaijan Medical University ranks in top 3 universities in whole country. It is a among the most reputed education institutions of Azerbaijan according to rankings published by various online platforms. The university may as well be the top medical university of Azerbaijan in a couple of years. It offers a very affordable & attractive MBBS fee for all international students in the capital metropolitan city of Baku.

Azerbaijan Medical University was established in 1930 and is a 92 years old university located in the capital of Azerbaijan i.e. Baku. It has always maintained & upgraded it’s standards in all fields of technology, infrastructure & education, so that it offers nothing less than the best. All these factors combined make it one of the best medical universities of Azerbaijan for local as well as foreign students. The university currently has more than 500 Indian students studying general medicine in English medium.

Benefits of MBBS in Azerbaijan Medical University

The most important benefits of studying MBBS in Azerbaijan Medical University for Indian students are as mentioned below :

Benefits of MBBS in Azerbaijan Medical University

  • Azerbaijan Medical University (Baku) ranks among the top 3 medical education institutions in whole of Azerbaijan.
  • It has recognition from NMC as well as WHO, so the medical degree from AMU (Baku) is valid in whole world.
  • Being a more than 93 years old university of Azerbaijan, it gets huge number of applications every year from India.
  • The total MBBS fees in Azerbaijan Medical University is moderate for a medical university located in Baku (Capital of Azerbaijan).
  • The MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University of 50% marks & NEET qualification makes it lot easy for students to get admission.
  • MBBS admission in Azerbaijan Medical University is simple and students can apply online by following a simple process.
  • The total duration of MBBS in Azerbaijan is “6” years which follows NMC rules of 54 months course & 12 months internship.
  • The faculty of medicine at AMU is highly experienced in teaching general medicine to Indian students in English medium.
  • Students get ample exposure to clinical & practical sessions by interacting with local patients in hospitals under doctor’s supervision.
  • Indian mess facility is available in hostel premises, so students do not have to waste time in preparing food themselves.
  • By the time students complete their medical course, they have full command over another foreign language i.e. Azeri.

Documents Required

The documents required for MBBS admission in Azerbaijan Medical University are :

Documents Required in Azerbaijan Medical University

  • 10th & 12th/Inter Marksheet
  • NEET Qualification (2023/2022/2021)
  • Original Passport
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passport Size Photos

Duration of Course

The total duration of MBBS course in Azerbaijan Medical University is 6 years (5 years 8 months exactly) for Indian students. It includes internship/clinical rotation also, which is required for working as medical practitioner in Azerbaijan or any other country. This entire MBBS course duration fully complies with the latest NMC rules, which require Indian students to pursue 4.5 years course (54 months) + 1 year internship (12 months).

Medium of Instruction

The medium of instruction in Azerbaijan Medical University for all Indian students is English. All the classes, tests & exams are conducted in English by highly experienced teachers/professors/doctors for foreign students. All medical books by Indian writers are also available in university library and are often referred during classes. These help the students to be prepare for their FMGE/NExT in India too during their course of medical education.

Faculties

Azerbaijan Medical University provides training in courses at graduate and post-graduate levels. Students also have the option to enroll in preparatory/language courses, if they wish to study in local language (Azeri). Most of the Indian students apply for admission in faculty of general medicine, which receives the most number of applications every year. The active faculties at Azerbaijan Medical University that provide training to local & foreign students are :

  • Faculties in Azerbaijan Medical UniversityFaculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Pharmacy Faculty
  • Faculty of Military Medicine
  • Faculty of Public Health
  • Preparatory/Language Faculty

Indian Students’ Classes

Classes & Exams in Azerbaijan Medical UniversityThe classes for Indian students in Azerbaijan Medical University comprise of 12-15 foreign students. These small groups perhaps help students to learn and understand subjects in a better way. Indian students begin their classes with a revision of science subjects and selected medical subjects (Anatomy & Histology) during 1st semester. Apart from this, local language (Azerbaijani/Azeri) is also taught as a subject from the very beginning. This helps them to start interacting with local people for their their daily activities outside university.

During the first 2 years of MBBS course in Azerbaijan Medical University, more emphasis is given to theoretical subjects. Students attend all of their classes within university campus. From 3rd year onwards, they have to visit hospitals in city and interact with local patients. By this time, Indian students become fluent in local language & do not face any problems in understanding local patients. This makes it easier for them to report back to their teachers/doctors in English who evaluate their performance. The time students spend in hospitals for clinical/practical classes increases with every further year.

Hostel Facilities

The hostels for Indian students in Azerbaijan Medical University are situated in the campus & nearby areas. A brief overview of the facilities at hostels is as below :

Hostels in Azerbaijan Medical University

  • Located within the main campus & students attend their classes in university at a walking distance from hostels.
  • Indian students have to travel out of campus from 3rd year, when they have to attend classes in various hospitals.
  • All the hostels has CCTV surveillance system & fire alarm safety system installed for the safety of foreigners.
  • Students can choose 2/3/4 seater rooms which have study tables & chairs, beds, bed-sheets, wardrobe, lamps, etc.
  • They can also submit application to hostel administration, if they wish to the change their room or upgrade it.
  • Indian boys and girls are provided accommodation on separate hostels/floors with complete separation.
  • The hostels have common facilities of kitchens, laundry, sports hall & reading hall within their premises on each floor.
  • It is compulsory for Indian students to stay in university hostel during the first year of their MBBS course in Azerbaijan.
  • From 2nd year onwards, they can choose to rent a flat/apartment (If they wish to) or continue to stay in university hostel.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all hostels of Azerbaijan Medical University, where they can have breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • The Indian mess is compulsory for all students in 1st year & they can choose from vegetarian/non-vegetarian meals.
  • All Indian festivals like Diwali, Holi & Eid are also celebrated among Indian students with enthusiasm and joy every year in hostel.
  • Annual sports (Mostly Cricket) and cultural events are organized by Azerbaijan Medical University for Indian students.

Career Opportunities

Some important things & career opportunities that all Indian students should know after completing their degrees are :

Career after Azerbaijan Medical University

  • Students are awarded MD (Physician) in Azerbaijan, equivalent to the MBBS degree in India.
  • All Indian students must appear and qualify FMGE/NExT, if they wish to work as a doctor.
  • FMGE/NeXT exam is organized twice every year in the months of June & December.
  • This is a qualifying exam, conducted in online mode and students must score 50% marks in it.
  • There is no limit to the number of attempts and students can re-appear in this exam after every 6 months.
  • Once qualified, they must serve 1 year internship in any government hospital from any part of India.
  • The students get permanent registration (As a doctor) in India, after they complete their internship.
  • Doctors can then work in government/private hospitals or run their own clinics or appear in NEET PG.
  • Doctors, who want to pursue PG in English speaking countries can also appear in USMLE, PLAB, NZREX, etc.
  • Hundreds of Indians from AMU, Azerbaijan have passed FMGE/NExT and are currently working in India.

Baku City

Baku CityBaku city is the capital of Azerbaijan and is located in the eastern region of country very close to Caspian sea. The city lies 92 feet (28 mts.) below sea level and is hence the the lowest lying capital city and the largest city as well in whole world below sea level. The work “Baku” means “city of winds” due to the harsh winds that blow in the as it is located very close to the Caspian sea. More than 25% of the whole population of Azerbaijan lives in Baku city or nearby metropolitan area. The city is divided into 2 administrative regions and 48 townships with few of them on nearby islands.

The city of Baku is the cultural, business, scientific and industrial hub of whole country. Several world events were held in the city in the past decade like European Grand Prix, UEFA Europa League, UEFA Euro, European Games & many others. Baku is a very popular tourist destination and is ranked 48th in whole world in terms of expensive cities (According to Mercer HR Consulting). Being the capital and most important city of Azerbaijan, it was excellent connectivity to all other major cities of Azerbaijan through rail, road and air routes.

Baku has the best higher education institutions of whole Azerbaijan located here. Other than AMU (Baku), some of the other main universities are Azerbaijan State Oil Academy, Azerbaijan State Economic University, Azerbaijan Architecture & Construction University, Azerbaijan Technical University and many more. Indian students in Azerbaijan find the people of city very friendly to interact with. The city witnesses warm summers (35-40 Degree Celsius) and moderate to extreme winter season (2-8 Degree Celsius).

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the total MBBS fees in Azerbaijan Medical University ?

The total MBBS fees in Azerbaijan Medical University is INR 28.05 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for whole course including hostel & medical insurance.

How can students pay fees in Azerbaijan Medical University ?

Indian students can pay their fees in cash (US Dollars) after arrival or transfer online to university’s bank account.

How to get MBBS admission in Azerbaijan Medical University ?

Students can send documents’ scans online or visit any of our offices in India for MBBS admission in Azerbaijan Medical University.

What is the MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University ?

The MBBS eligibility in Azerbaijan Medical University is 50% marks (PCB) in 12th, NEET qualification & min. 17 years age.

Is Azerbaijan Medical University recognized by WHO & NMC ?

Yes. Azerbaijan Medical University is recognized & approved by WHO (World Health Organization) and is listed on WDOMS.

What is the ranking of Azerbaijan Medical University ?

Azerbaijan Med. University (Baku) ranks on 3rd place in whole country and is one of the most prestigious academic institutions.

What are the benefits of MBBS in Azerbaijan Medical University ?

The main benefits of studying MBBS in Azerbaijan Med. University are it’s top ranking, location in Baku, excellent campus & highly experienced faculty.

What documents are required in Azerbaijan Medical University ?

The documents required for admission in Azerbaijan Med. University are 12th marksheets, NEET qualification, valid passport & few medical reports.

What is the duration of MBBS in Azerbaijan Medical university ?

The duration of MBBS course in Azerbaijan Med. University is 6 years (5 years 8 months), which also includes 1 year internship/clinical rotation.

What is the medium of instruction in Azerbaijan Medical university ?

The medium of instruction in Azerbaijan Med. University for Indian students is English. However, students also learn Azeri for communicating with locals & interaction with patients.

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