Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine), Almaty (Kazakhstan)

Caspian International School of Medicine

MBBS in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)Caspian International School of Medicine was established in 1992 and is located in Almaty, which is the largest city & economic hub of Kazakhstan. The total MBBS fees in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is INR 20.88 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2023 session. It is an affordable MBBS fees in Kazakhstan for Indian students who wish to study MBBS abroad. The process of MBBS admission in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) can be completed online by submitting relevant documents’ scans. The MBBS eligibility in Caspian ISM is 50% marks & NEET qualification as per the latest NMC’s guidelines.

Caspian ISM accepts applications twice in an year i.e. February & September intake. Eligible students can apply for MBBS in Caspian International School of Medicine online or by visiting any of our offices.

About Caspian International School of Medicine

About Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)Caspian International School of Medicine ranks on 3rd position among medical universities in Kazakhstan. It is a structural sub-division of the Caspian University, which is one of the largest universities in country & offers courses in numerous other fields of education as well. Despite having started medical course for foreigners recently, it has a lot of popularity within a very short span of time. The main reasons of which are it’s top ranking and an affordable fee for Indian students who wish to pursue MBBS in Kazakhstan.

Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is a private institution and functions under the administration of Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan. The university has one the largest campuses in whole Kazakhstan with best infrastructure, facilities & modern methods of teaching. At present, the Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) has more than 5,000 students and more than 850 teachers are engaged in training them. The university has several exchange programs with renowned universities of Russia & Europe for the benefit of Indian students.

MBBS fees in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

The MBBS fees in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is INR 20.88 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for Indian students. The detailed MBBS fee structure in Caspian ISM for 2023 session is given below :

Caspian International School of Medicine (CISM) 1st Year Fee (US Dollars/Indian Rupees) 2nd-5th/Year Fee (US Dollars/Indian Rupees)
Tuition Fees USD 4,500 / INR 3,37,500 USD 4,500 / INR 3,37,500
Hostel Fees USD 900 / INR 67,500 USD 900 / INR 67,500
Documentation, Translation, Visa Extension, OTC (Registration & Admission) & Misc. Charges USD 850 / INR 63,750
TOTAL FEES USD 6,250 / INR 4,68,750 USD 5,400 / INR 4,05,000

* 1st year MBBS fees in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) includes other misc. charges.
* Indian mess is compulsory in 1st year at additional USD 120 per month.

Fees Payment in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

Fees Payment in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)The MBBS fees in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is generally paid through 2 most commonly used methods. First, students carry full 1st year fees with themselves and pay directly after arrival in Kazakhstan. 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 Kazakhstan and provide transaction receipt for confirmation. The online fee transfer must be done before departure from India & it is allowed/accepted by selected medical universities in Kazakhstan.

MBBS Admission in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

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

MBBS Admission in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • Student submits scans of 10th, 12th marksheets and NEET qualification (2023/2022/2021).
  • Caspian International School of Medicine issues admission letter on the basis of documents submitted.
  • Student submits the scans of valid passport for issuance of invitation letter from university.
  • Caspian International School of Medicine issues invitation letter for study visa & student’s entry to Kazakhstan.
  • 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 Kazakhstan.
  • 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 Kazakhstan.

MBBS Eligibility in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

The MBBS eligibility in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) strictly follows the rules set by NMC for Indian students to study abroad. All seats are allotted on the basis of MBBS eligibility in Caspian ISM and seats availability at the time of application. The exact MBBS eligibility in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) for admission of Indian students is as below :

MBBS Eligibility in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • 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 Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine).

Recognition of Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

Caspian International School of Medicine 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 Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • 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 Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) 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 Caspian ISM 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 Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

Ranking of Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)Caspian International School of Medicine ranks on 3rd position (According to most online ranking platforms) among all higher education institutions in Kazakhstan. It has just been a few years when the medical course in English was launched for foreign students. However, Caspian ISM quickly became very popular among international students due to it’s vast campus, top ranking and immense use of digital education. It’s location in Almaty is also one the reasons why students prefer it over other universities in Kazakhstan.

Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) was established in 1992 and is a 31 years old private medical university of Kazakhstan. Even during the initial years, when the medical course was not started at university, it always remained among the top universities in Kazakhstan. Soon after the MBBS course was introduced, it attracted a huge number of Indian students desirous of pursuing medical education. At present, Caspian International School of Medicine has more than 700 Indian students who are pursuing MBBS course in English medium.

Benefits of MBBS in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

Some very useful points that might help Indian students to decide about studying MBBS in Caspian International School of Medicine are :

Benefits of MBBS in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • Caspian International School of Medicine ranks on 3rd position among all higher education medical institutions of Kazakhstan.
  • It has recognition from NMC as well as WHO, so the medical degree from Caspian ISM is valid in whole world.
  • Being a 31 years old university of Kazakhstan, Caspian ISM (Almaty) witnesses a good number of admissions from India.
  • Caspian International School of Medicine has been teaching MBBS in English medium to Indians for more than 5 years.
  • The total MBBS fees in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is quite low & affordable for entire medical course.
  • The MBBS eligibility in Caspian ISM of 50% marks & NEET qualification makes it lot easy for students to get admission.
  • MBBS admission in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is quite simple and students can apply online by following a simple process.
  • The total duration of MBBS in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is 5 years + 1 year internship, as per NMC rules of 54 months course & 12 months internship.
  • The faculty of medicine at Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) 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. Kazakh.

Documents Required

The documents required for MBBS in Caspian International School of Medicine are :

Documents Required in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • 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 Caspian International School of Medicine is 5 years + 1 year (Internship in Kazakhstan) for Indian students. It includes internship/clinical rotation also, which is required for working as medical practitioner in Kazakhstan 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 Caspian International School of Medicine 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

Caspian International School of Medicine provides medical education at under-graduate, postgraduate & doctoral levels. The faculty of general medicine is one of the newest ones at university but receives a very good number of students from India. Other than medical, language/preparatory faculty is also available for students who wish to study in local language (Kazakh). The faculties at Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) that provide training to local & foreign students are :

Faculties in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Dentistry Faculty
  • Nursing Faculty
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Public Health & Management
  • Language/Preparatory Faculty
  • Post-Graduation Faculty

Indian Students’ Classes

Classes & Exams in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)The classes for Indian students in Caspian International School of Medicine 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 (Kazakh) 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 Caspian ISM, 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 in English who then 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 Caspian International School of Medicine are situated in the campus & nearby areas. A brief overview of the facilities at hostels is as below :

Hostels in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • Located within the main campus & students attend their classes in university at a walking distance from hostels.
  • Some new hostels have also been recently built by university to accommodate the increasing number of Indians.
  • 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 Caspian ISM.
  • 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 Caspian ISM 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 every year in hostel.
  • Annual sports (Mostly Cricket) and cultural events are organized by Caspian International School of Medicine for Indian students.

Career Opportunities

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

Career after Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine)

  • Students are awarded MD (Physician) in Caspian ISM, 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.
  • Thousands of Indians from Caspian International School of Medicine have passed FMGE/NExT and are currently working in India.

Almaty City

Almaty CityAlmaty (Earlier known as Alma-Ata) is located in the southern most part of country is the largest city of the Kazakhstan. It was the official capital from 1929 to 1997. The current capital of Kazakhstan is Nur-Sultan (Earlier known as Astana). However, Almaty still remains to be the commercial & cultural capital of Kazakhstan and the most populated city as well. The city alone contributes to more than 20% GDP of whole Kazakhstan annually.

Almaty has an international airport with flights to most cities around the world. For transport within the city, apart from the regular trams, trolley-buses, etc. A bicycle sharing system is also available where people can rent a bicycle on monthly basis. Almaty is not only a commercial center of Kazakhstan but also a major educational hub. The city is considered to be the best in terms of education, opportunities, infrastructure & lifestyle in whole Kazakhstan.

Almaty has more than 25 renowned universities where students from different countries come to study every year. Most of the Indian students who travel here have the sole motive of studying MBBS in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) or some other university located in city. The climate is humid continental with warm summers (Up to +30 Degree Celsius) and mildly cold winters (Up to -10 Degrees Celsius). Being the economic & education hub, the city of Almaty has the most foreign students in whole country and businessmen as well.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the total MBBS fees in Caspian ISM ?

The total MBBS fees in Caspian ISM (International School of Medicine) is INR 20.88 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for whole course including hostel & medical insurance.

How can students pay fees in Caspian ISM ?

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

How to get MBBS admission in Caspian ISM ?

Students can send documents’ scans online or visit any of our offices in India for MBBS admission in Caspian ISM (Int. School of Medicine).

What is the MBBS eligibility in Caspian ISM ?

The MBBS eligibility in Caspian ISM (Int. School of Medicine) is 50% marks (PCB) in 12th, NEET qualification & min. 17 years age.

Is Caspian ISM recognized by WHO & NMC ?

Yes. Caspian ISM (Int. School of Medicine) is recognized & approved by WHO (World Health Organization) and is listed on WDOMS.

What is the ranking of Caspian ISM ?

Caspian ISM ranks on 3rd position among all universities in Kazakhstan and is one of the most prestigious academic institutions.

What are the benefits of MBBS in Caspian ISM ?

The main benefits of studying MBBS in Caspian ISM are it’s top ranking, superior education, digital teaching & location in Almaty.

What documents are required in Caspian ISM ?

The documents required for admission in Caspian ISM are 12th marksheets, NEET qualification & a valid passport.

What is the duration of MBBS in Caspian ISM ?

The duration of MBBS course in Caspian ISM is 5 years + 1 year (Internship in Kazakhstan), which also includes 1 year internship/clinical rotation.

What is the medium of instruction in Caspian ISM ?

The medium of instruction in Caspian ISM for Indian students is English. However, students also learn Kazakh for communicating with locals & interaction with patients.

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