Medical Universities in Kazakhstan for Indian Students

Medical Universities in Kazakhstan

Medical Universities in KazakhstanThere are 10 medical universities in Kazakhstan that provide medical education to foreigners. Few of them have a huge number of Indian already studying and are quite popular. While many new ones have recently launched English medium course for international students. Most of the medical universities are government, but there are few private ones as well. All universities (Government & Private) are recognized by WHO and the medical degree from them is valid globally.

A good number of Indian students travel to study MBBS in Kazakhstan every year. The country is located quite close to India and it just takes 4 hours travel time from New Delhi to Almaty/Astana (Nur-Sultan). The MBBS fees in Kazakhstan is low & affordable in comparison to other neighboring countries. At present, approx. 4,000 Indian students are pursuing education in various universities here.

The most popular & renowned medical universities of Kazakhstan, that majority of Indian students choose are listed below. Students can check the detailed information about each university (fees, eligibility, admission, recognition, faculties, classes, hostels, city & much more) by simply clicking on it’s name or image.

West Kazakhstan State Medical University, Aktobe (Kazakhstan)

West Kazakhstan State Medical University

West Kazakhstan State Medical University West Kazakhstan State Medical University was established in 1997 and is situated in Aktobe, which lies in the western region of Kazakhstan. The total MBBS fees in West Kazakhstan State Medical University is INR 18.26 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2024 session. It offers one of…
Semey Medical University (Kazakhstan)

Semey Medical University

Semey Medical University Semey Medical University was established in 1953 and is situated in Semey, which lies in the eastern region of Kazakhstan. The total MBBS fees in Semey Medical University is INR 21.63 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2024 session. It offers a very low MBBS fees in Kazakhstan to Indian students…
UIB International Medical School (Kazakhstan)

UIB International Medical School

UIB International Medical School UIB International Medical School (Almaty) was established in 1992 and is located in Almaty which is the largest city of Kazakhstan. The total MBBS fees in UIB International Medical School is INR 21.63 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2024 session. It offers a low & affordable MBBS fees…
South Kazakhstan Medical Academy (Kazakhstan)

South Kazakhstan Medical Academy

South Kazakhstan Medical Academy South Kazakhstan Medical Academy was established in 1979 and is located in the city of Shymkent, which is the 3rd largest & populous city of Kazakhstan. The total MBBS fees in South Kazakhstan Medical Academy is INR 23.40 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2024 session. It offers…
UIB International Medical School (Kazakhstan)

Caspian International School of Medicine

Caspian 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 24.67 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2024 session. It…
Astana Medical University (Kazakhstan)

Astana Medical University

Astana Medical University Astana Medical University was established in 1964 and is located Nur-Sultan (Earlier known as Astana) which is the capital of Kazakhstan. The total MBBS fees in Astana Medical University is INR 29.64 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2024 session. It offers a moderate MBBS fees in Kazakhstan to…
Kazakh National Medical University (Kazakhstan)

Kazakh National Medical University

Kazakh National Medical University Kazakh National Medical University was established in 1930 and is located in the city of Almaty, which is the largest city of Kazakhstan. The total MBBS fees in Kazakh National Medical University is INR 27.67 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2024 session. It offers a moderate MBBS fees in…

Best Medical Universities in Kazakhstan for Indian Students

The best medical universities in Kazakhstan for Indian students, based on education standards, English speaking faculty, affordable fees, hostel accommodation facilities, ease of travel, clinical exposure and various other factors are :
Best Medical Universities in Kazakhstan for Indian Students

Government/Private Kazakhstan Medical Universities

Government & Private Kazakhstan Medical UniversitiesMajority of medical universities are run solely by the government of Kazakhstan. The other few private/semi-government universities follow the guidelines of government, but are established with some sort of private assistance. However, all universities (Whether government or private) function under the strict supervision of Ministry of Health & Education of Kazakhstan. These ministries ensure that the education standards (For both local Kazakh & foreign students) are maintained & infrastructure demands of each university are met on time.

The medical universities in Kazakhstan have highly experienced (English speaking) faculties, as they have been training Indian students since a long time. Few of them have appointed Indian teachers to make it easy for Indian students to communicate with them. These few medical universities also provide FMGE/NExT coaching classes to Indian students on a paid basis. With coaching’s help, many Indian students are able to clear qualifying exam in India easily in their first attempt itself.

Government Universities

  • West Kazakh State Medical University
  • Semey Medical University
  • South Kazakh Medical Academy
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University
  • Astana Medical University
  • Kazakh National Medical University

Private Universities

  • International Medical School (IMS)
  • Caspian International School of Medicine

Ranking of Kazakhstan Medical Universities

The rankings of the Kazakhstan medical universities according to some renowned ranking portals are shown in the below table. These are not final and are regularly updated from time to time.

Name of Medical University Estb. EduRank (Kazakhstan) Webometrics (Kazakhstan)
West Kazakh State Medical University 1997 40 15
Semey Medical University 1953 41 45
International Medical School (IMS) 1992 47 50
South Kazakh Medical Academy 1979 68 83
Caspian International School of Medicine 1992 33 18
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University 1934 1 2
Astana Medical University 1964 10 43
Kazakh National Medical University 1930 4 40

Choosing a Medical University in Kazakhstan

With so many popular medical universities in Kazakhstan, it often becomes very difficult for Indian students to choose one of them so easily. A simple step-by-step approach (that has indeed helped a lot of students in past), which we suggest to all students is as below :

  • Choosing Best Medical University in KazakhstanFirst & foremost, students should decide the total budget that they can afford for whole medical education. This should include the total tuition fee, hostel, medical insurance, other charges & misc. expenses.
  • Secondly, they should shortlist the medical universities in Kazakhstan that fall in their budget. However, ranking should not be the sole criteria for finalizing a university, as many other important factors (Teaching Faculties, English Medium, Hostels, Indian Mess, Location, Climate) also play a very important role in popularity of a university.
  • Thirdly, they should discuss with a consultant, the plans that they have made for themselves. Because, consultants can provide more details about Kazakhstan medical universities and might help in getting a better one in same budget.
  • Fourthly, students should also plan personal expenses viz. monthly living expenses, self cooking/Indian mess, travelling & others. This would help them to have a rough estimate of the minimum amount that they would spend during entire course.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Which are the best medical universities in Kazakhstan for Indians ?

The best medical universities in Kazakhstan for Indian students are IMS (International Medical School) and Caspian ISM (Int. School of Medicine).

Which are government & private Kazakhstan medical universities ?

West Kazakhstan, Semey, South Kazakhstan, Al-Farabi, Astana & Kazakh National Medical University are government universities in Kazakhstan. While International Medical School (IMS) & Caspian ISM are private ones.

Is ranking of medical universities in Kazakhstan better than India ?

Yes. The ranking of medical universities of Kazakhstan (Where Indians are currently studying) is far better than any Indian medical university/college.

How to choose a suitable medical university in Kazakhstan easily ?

Students should first analyze their budget for course, check ranking of Kazakhstan universities that fall in their budget, discuss with a consultant about it and finally decide a suitable one accordingly.