MBBS Fees in Kyrgyzstan

MBBS Fees in Kyrgyzstan

MBBS Fees in Kyrgyzstan for IndiansThe total MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan is INR 15 Lacs to 25 Lacs for Indian students in 2022 (September) session. This fee structure includes the tuition fee, hostel accommodation & medical insurance cost of whole course. The MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan is confirmed according to the eligibility requirement rules set by NMC/MCI and respective colleges of Kyrgyzstan.

Currently, the MBBS eligibility in Kyrgyzstan for Indians is 50% marks, NEET qualification & 17 years age. The MBBS degree from Kyrgyzstan (MD Physician) is recognized globally, as all colleges & universities are approved & recognized by WHO (World Health Organization).

With several government/private medical colleges offering a low MBBS course fee, Indians find the option of studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan one of the cheapest among all countries. The MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan for Indian students is fixed in US Dollars, irrespective of varying exchange rate.

MBBS Fee Structure in Kyrgyzstan – 2022

The detailed MBBS fee structure in Kyrgyzstan for Indian students in US Dollars & Indian Rupees can be checked in the fee structure table given below. They can apply in any of these colleges, provided they are eligible and do so before the last date of application.

Name of Medical University 1st Year Fees

INCLUDES : Tuition, Hostel, Medical & One-Time Misc. Charges
2nd-5th / Year Fees

INCLUDES : Tuition, Hostel & Medical
Total Course Fees

INCLUDES : Tuition, Hostel & Medical
Asian Medical Institute USD 5,600 / INR 4,20,000 USD 3,800 / INR 2,85,000 USD 20,800 / INR 15,60,000
Osh State Medical University USD 6,500 / INR 4,87,500 USD 4,600 / INR 3,45,000 USD 24,900 / INR 18,67,500
Jalalabad State Medical University USD 6,800 / INR 5,10,000 USD 4,800 / INR 3,60,000 USD 26,000 / INR 19,50,000
Kyrgyz State Medical Academy USD 7,700 / INR 5,77,500 USD 5,700 / INR 4,27,500 USD 30,500 / INR 22,87,500
International School of Medicine (Central) USD 8,400 / INR 6,30,000 USD 6,400 / INR 4,80,000 USD 34,000 / INR 25,50,000
Osh International University USD 4,800 / INR 3,60,000 USD 3,800 / INR 2,85,000 USD 20,000 / INR 15,00,000
Scientific Research Medical Social Institute USD 4,800 / INR 3,60,000 USD 3,800 / INR 2,85,000 USD 20,000 / INR 15,00,000
Bishkek International Medical Institute USD 6,200 / INR 4,65,000 USD 4,100 / INR 3,07,500 USD 22,600 / INR 16,95,000
International School of Medicine (Issyk-Kul) USD 6,900 / INR 5,17,500 USD 4,900 / INR 3,67,500 USD 26,500 / INR 19,87,500

* Yearly MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan includes tuition fee, hostel fee & medical insurance.
* 1st year MBBS fees also includes medical check-up, visa extension & one-time misc. charges.
* Indian mess facility available in all universities at a cost of USD 100-120 per month.
* MBBS fee structure in Kyrgyzstan is prepared using calculation of 1 USD = 75 INR.

Fees Payment in Kyrgyzstan

The payment of MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan is commonly done through 2 methods which are given below :

Payment of Fees in Kyrgystan

  • Firstly, Indian students can make payment of their MBBS fees in US Dollars after arrival in Kyrgyzstan. In this case, students purchase US Dollars in India before departure and pay after arrival in Kyrgyzstan. This is the most widely used payment method and preferred by most of the Indians.
  • Secondly, they can also make payment of their fee directly from Indian bank to university’s bank account in Kyrgyzstan. However, this is only possible in some university’s which allow transfer of fees from India.
  • If any university allows alternate online payment methods (Online Payment Gateway/Card Payment/Wallet Payment) to pay MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan, then we share the details of such process with students for easy transaction & settlement.

MBBS Admission in Kyrgyzstan

Indian students can apply for MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan either online or by visiting any of our offices in India. They should apply before the last date of application as a limited number of seats are available for MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan in each college. The step-by-step process for admission of Indian students is outlined below :

MBBS Admission in Kyrgyzstan

  • Students must submit scans of marksheets, NEET qualification & passport (Aadhar, if passport not ready).
  • University issues an admission letter, confirming the student’s successful MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan.
  • Students must submit original marksheets, valid passport, passport size photos photos & medical reports.
  • University then issues the invitation letter in student’s name for study visa & entry to Kyrgyzstan.
  • We apply all documents along with invitation letter in Kyrgyzstan embassy and collect passport with visa.
  • We inform the students about their departure date and provide a list of items that they should carry.
  • We assist students in currency exchange, if they wishes to pay fees in US Dollars after arrival in Kyrgyzstan.
  • We organize the departure of students in groups from New Delhi to Kyrgyzstan (Up to the destination city).
  • One of our representative meets the students at airport in Kyrgyzstan and assists them for all the further procedures.

MBBS Eligibility in Kyrgyzstan

The MBBS eligibility in Kyrgyzstan for Indian students is the same as specified by NMC (National Medical Commission) for studying MBBS abroad in other countries. The exact MBBS eligibility requirement in Kyrgyzstan is as given below :

MBBS Eligibility in Kyrgyzstan

  • 50% Marks : The student must have minimum 50% marks in PCB (Physics, Chemistry & Biology) in intermediate/12th standard/equivalent. This score should be minimum 40% marks, if the student is from reserved category (SC/ST/OBC).
  • NEET Qualification : Indian students who wish to work/practice in India after MBBS from Kyrgyzstan, must be qualified in NEET exam in 2022/2021/2020. As per the current rules of NMC, only NEET qualified students will be allowed to appear in the NEXT/FMGE in India after completion of MBBS from Kyrgyzstan.
  • Minimum Age : Student must complete full 17 years age by 31st December of the current year i.e. the year in which he/she is applying for MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan.

Recognition of MBBS Degree from Kyrgyzstan

The MBBS degree from Kyrgyzstan is recognized by WHO & NMC, which makes it completely valid in India as well other countries of the world.

Recognition of MBBS Degree from Kyrgyzstan

  • The recognition of medical universities of Kyrgyzstan by WHO is published on WDOMS (World Directory of Medical Schools) website.
  • NMC (National Medical Commission) recommends Indians to pursue MBBS course only from colleges listed on WDOMS.
  • All Kyrgyzstan medical universities award MD (Physician) degree to students on successful completion of MBBS education.
  • This MD (Physician) degree from Kyrgyzstan is equivalent to MBBS degree in India, as they are just different names of the same degree according to each country’s naming convention.
  • Thousands of Indians have completed their MBBS degrees from Kyrgyzstan in the past few decades, who are now working in government & private hospitals in India & abroad.

MBBS Course Duration in Kyrgyzstan

The duration of MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan is 5 years + 1 year internship, which is often generalized & understood as 6 years by majority of people in India.

  • Entire MBBS course of 6 years in Kyrgyzstan is taught in English medium to Indian students (Including classes, lectures, tests & exams).
  • It includes the full MBBS course and internship, which are necessary to work as a doctor in Kyrgyzstan, India or any other country.
  • The MBBS duration in Kyrgyzstan fully abides by the new rules set by NMC/MCI in (Nov’2021) for Indian students to study MBBS abroad.

Medium of Instruction in Kyrgyzstan

The medium of instruction of MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is English for Indian students & other foreigners too, who wish to study in English medium.

Medium of Instruction in Kyrgyzstan

  • The entire course of MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is taught in English, except when the students have to interact with local Kyrgyz patients in hospitals.
  • All classes, lectures, test and exams (Whether in university or in hospital) are conducted in English during the entire medical course.
  • Foreign students learn Kyrgyz/Russian language as a subject from the very beginning of course along with other MBBS subjects.
  • By the time they reach 3rd year of their MBBS course, they become fluent in Kyrgyz/Russian and do not face any problems in interacting with patients in hospitals too.
  • Knowledge of Kyrgyz/Russian is necessary for all foreigners who plan to spend few years in Kyrgyzstan (Whether study or any other purpose). This is because they need to speak in Kyrgyz/Russian only, when outside university for their daily activities.

MBBS Course Syllabus in Kyrgyzstan

The MBBS course syllabus in Kyrgyzstan is same across all medical universities for Indian students. It covers all the subjects that are taught in Indian colleges as well. The year wise theoretical & clinical subjects taught during MBBS in Kyrgyzstan are :

  • 1st-2nd Year : Mostly theoretical subjects are covered during the the first 2 years of MBBS syllabus in Kyrgyzstan for international students. These subjects majorly include Anatomy, Histology, Physiology, Biochemistry & Microbiology.
  • 3rd Year : This is year is considered to be be the most tough as it covers several theoretical subjects along with regular visits to hospitals for clinical classes as well. The main subjects taught are Microbiology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Internal Medicine, Pathological-Anatomy & Surgery.
  • 4th-5th Year : The focus shifts towards clinical classes from the 4th year of MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan. Students mostly attend classes in hospitals only and have very few of them in university. The subjects covered during these years are Surgery, Preventive & Social Medicine, Forensic Medicine, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Gynecology & Obstetrics, ENT, Psychiatry, Dermatology, Oncology, Urology, Neurology, Infectious Diseases & Medical Laws.
  • 6th Year : This last year is entirely for internship and students undergo thorough clinical classes in one of the university’s hospitals located in same city.

Indian Students MBBS Classes in Kyrgyzstan

Indian students’ MBBS classes in Kyrgyzstan are conducted in such a way that they gain theoretical & practical knowledge simultaneously in a very efficient manner.

Indian Students Classes in Kyrgyzstan

  • Indians classes in MBBS classes in Kyrgyzstan have 15-20 students, which is an ideal teacher to student ratio for easy learning.
  • Classes with less students allows each of them to directly interact with teachers without any hesitation, making it look more like a group discussion.
  • Highly qualified teachers & professors are appointed to train foreign/international students, who are also very proficient in teaching in English language.
  • Students learn and practice on cadaver/dead-body from the 1st year itself (like in India), unlike some other countries where dummies are used.
  • During the first 2 years of MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan, more emphasis is given on theoretical subjects. Students attend most of the classes in university campus during these years.
  • In the 3rd year of MBBS course, students have few subjects’ classes left to attend in university. This is because they start attending clinical classes in hospitals, where start interact with patients as well.
  • From 4th to 5th year, they attend classes in various hospitals (Depending on subject specialty) located in the city. The classes are inclined towards practical/clinical learning as students interact with local patients on a regular basis.
  • The 6th year is for internship only and students undergo thorough clinical classes in one of the university’s recommended hospitals.

Hostel Facilities in Kyrgyzstan for Indian Students

The hostel facilities in Kyrgyzstan for Indian students are more or less the same in all medical universities of Kyrgyzstan. In most cases, foreign students are provided accommodation in one of the university’s government hostels. However, in some cases students have to stay in a private hostels or rent a flat/apartment by their own, until a room is available in government hostels.

Hostel Facilities in Kyrgyzstan for Indian Students

  • All Indian students are provided accommodation in university’s hostels for the entire period of their MBBS in Kyrgyzstan.
  • It is compulsory to stay in university’s hostel for at least 1 year as new students don’t have knowledge of Kyrgyz/Russian language for communicating with locals.
  • After 1 year, they can still continue to stay in university’s hostel or rent a flat/apartment with some of their friends, if they wish to leave university hostel.
  • Indian boys & girls are provided accommodation in separate hostels or in completely separate blocks/wings of the same hostel.
  • All university & private hostels are equipped with CCTV surveillance (At all important places in hostels) & fire alarm (In all rooms as well) safety systems for the safety of international students.
  • The entry & exit times from hostel premises are 6:00 AM & 08:00 PM respectively. A security guard is always present to monitor the students & locals visiting the hostel.
  • Each hostel floor has a common kitchen where Indian students can prepare food by their own. A reading hall, sports hall & laundry is available in each hostel, whether government or private.
  • All rooms are equipped with furniture & beddings (study table & chair, lamps, bed, bed sheets, pillow & wardrobes). Students can get the furniture repaired by hostel administration (If damaged) and exchange the beddings every week.  To keep the rooms warm during peak winters, each room is equipped with radiators (heating system for winters) as well.
  • Foreign students don’t have to pay anything additional for electricity, hot/cold water & cooking gas. All these charges are included in the government/private hostel’s fee in Kyrgyzstan. However, these charges have to be paid additionally based on usage, when one stays in an apartment.
  • Indian students can choose to between 2/3/4 seater rooms according to availability. They can change rooms later as well, by simply submitting an application to the hostel administration.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all hostels of Kyrgyzstan (Compulsory for all 1st year Indian students). The monthly mess charges are USD 100-120, which includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • From 2nd year onwards, Indians can continue to have food from Indian mess (On a paid basis) or prepare food by themselves in hostel kitchens.

Average Cost of Living in Kyrgyzstan

The average cost of living in Kyrgyzstan is USD 100 per month for Indian students. This cost is far less than most of the countries in Europe & Asian too.

Average Cost of Living in Kyrgyztan

  • The average monthly cost of living in Kyrgyzstan (Approx. USD 100-120) includes food expenses (If preparing by their own), travelling within city and miscellaneous expenses.
  • This monthly cost does not include the Indian mess charges, which is compulsory in 1st year in few medical universities of Kyrgyzstan.
  • If any student decides to stay in flat/apartment (Other than university’s hostel) by himself/herself, then the monthly cost could be much higher.
  • The average cost of living in Kyrgyzstan entirely depends on the students’ personal lifestyle & their personal capacity to spend on various items.

Benefits of Studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan

The main benefits of studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan for Indian students, which make it one of the most preferred abroad destinations for medical education are :

Benefits of Studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan

  • No donation amount (Or amount similar in nature) has to be paid, as the MBBS admissions in Kyrgyzstan are solely on the basis of eligibility.
  • MBBS eligibility in Kyrgyzstan (50% marks & NEET) has been set to the minimum, that is required to study MBBS abroad as per NMC rules.
  • The process of MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan can be completed online in few steps, as students only need to provide scans of documents.
  • All medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan are recognized by WHO & NMC, which make the MBBS/MD (Physician) degree from Kyrgyzstan valid globally.
  • The total MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan in most universities is very low in comparison to it’s standards, with the min. fee starting from INR 15 Lacs only.
  • Duration of MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is 5 years + 1 year internship, which is valid as per the revised NMC’s rules that were published in November 2021.
  • The full course of MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is in English medium for international students, so Indian students study all their medical subjects in English only.
  • Global ranking of many of the renowned medical universities of Kyrgyzstan is even better than the government/private medical colleges of India.
  • Small classes (With 15-20 students) ensure that foreign students are able to communicate frankly with their teachers and clear their doubts.
  • A very huge number of Indian students (More than 8,000) are currently studying MBBS in Kyrgyzstan, considering the overall area and number of universities available.
  • Recently, NMC has made it clear that National Exit Test (NEXT) must be passed by all medical graduates (Whether they study in India or  Kyrgyzstan). Earlier, only those Indian students had to qualify this test who completed their MBBS from abroad.
  • This National Exit Test (NEXT) will serve 2 purposes i.e. qualifying exam (To get permanent registration as a doctor in India) & PG entrance exam (For allotment of PG seats in India).

Opportunities after MBBS from Kyrgyzstan

Indian students who complete their MBBS from Kyrgyzstan have the same career options, that students in India have after completing MBBS from any government or private medical college.

Opportunities after MBBS from Kyrgyzstan

  • Students can appear in NEXT (National Exit Test)/FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Exam or MCI Screening Test) in India, if they wish to practice as a registered doctor in India.
  • They can appear in PG exam of English speaking countries (USMLE/PLAB/NZREX/GAMSAT/MCAT), if they wish to do post-graduation or work in any of those countries..
  • Indian students can work as a registered doctor in Kyrgyzstan & several neighboring countries after completing their medical course. This opportunity is only for those Indian students, who complete their MBBS degree from Kyrgyzstan, as they become fluent in Kyrgyz/Russian as well.
  • Apart from working as doctors, these Indian MBBS graduates can continue further PG (Any Specialty) in Kyrgyzstan. As post-graduation involves clinical/practical classes, it is taught in Kyrgyz/Russian medium only. Thus, only those Indians who complete MBBS from Kyrgyzstan can take PG admission in Kyrgyzstan universities without language course training.

About Medical Education in Kyrgyzstan

Medical Education in KyrgyztanMBBS in Kyrgyzstan is one of the most popular destinations among Indian students to study MBBS abroad. The main reason being the extremely low & affordable MBBS fees for foreign students. All universities are recognized/approved by WHO and other international bodies (Including NMC) that makes the MBBS degree from Kyrgyzstan valid globally. The government and private medical colleges receive sufficient funding from government to maintain the best standards of education.

Studying MBBS from Kyrgyzstan is an excellent opportunity for Indian students to learn about the new advancements in medical field. Kyrgyz is the national & most spoken language in Kyrgyzstan. It is taught as a subject to international students from the beginning of their MBBS course. However, most of the local population knows & understands Russian language also, as the country was a part of USSR before it’s disintegration in 1991.

Kyrgyzstan medical universities witnessed a sudden & very steep rise in number of Indian students when English medium course was introduced for foreigners. An affordable MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan, easy eligibility criteria and close location to India make it a perfect destination for Indians to pursue MBBS course. Indians in Kyrgyzstan can travel to neighboring countries under the student exchange programs offered by medical universities as well.

About Kyrgyzstan

About KyrgyztanHaving covered all important topics related to MBBS in Kyrgyzstan, lets move forward to knowing a little about the country as well. Kyrgyzstan is officially known as the Kyrgyz Republic and is a Central Asian country. It is located between Kazakhstan, China, Uzbekistan & Tajikistan. It was formed in 1991 with the fall of Soviet Empire (USSR). Today, it is one of the 11 countries which are now known as CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) countries. Kyrgyzstan is a unique country that is farthest from sea individually & more than 3/4th of it’s area is covered by mountain regions and the remaining covered with beautiful valleys & basins.

Kyrgyzstan is very rich in various deposits of metals including gold & some very rare earth metals found elsewhere in the world. Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyz Republic and is located in the northern region of country very close to border of Kazakhstan. It is the largest and most populated city in country with a population of over 10 Lac currently. Other important cities are Osh, Jalalabad & Karakol. The famous Lake Issyk-Kul (Largest lake in Kyrgyzstan) is located in the eastern region of country and is very popular major tourist attraction.

The climate of Kyrgyzstan is continental with the northern part of country witnessing most snowfall. The average winter temperature ranges between 0 to -15 degrees Celsius while summers are warm & pleasant but can sometimes be harsh. The temperature can sometimes reach up to +40 degrees too, especially in the southern cities of Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz is the most spoken language in country but the whole population knows Russian language as well.

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