Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan

Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan

Medical Colleges in KyrgyzstanThere are some very popular medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan that receive a huge number of Indian students every year. Many other medical universities in Kyrgyzstan have recently launched the English medium medical course. Some of these are government medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan, while few of them are private institutions as well. The recognition & medical degree validity is same, whether it is done from any government or from one of the private medical university in Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan is one of those destinations that is located very close to India. The journey time from New Delhi to Bishkek is just 2 hours and 30 minutes. The medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan are extremely popular among Indians due to it’s affordable fees & an easy admission process. Currently, more than 6,000 Indian students are pursuing medical education in different government & private medical universities of Kyrgyzstan.

Medical Universities in Kyrgyzstan – 2022

Students can check the detailed information of fees, eligibility, admission procedure, recognition, faculties, hostels, city, etc. about any medical university of Kyrgyzstan by clicking on it’s name or image below :

Osh State Medical University, Kyrgyzstan

Osh State Medical University

Osh State Medical University Osh State Medical University is government medical university established in 1993 and is located in Osh, which is the capital of Osh region. The total MBBS fees in Osh State Medical University is INR 18.67 Lacs for Indian students in 2022 session. This amount includes tuition…
Asian Medical Institute, Kant (Kyrgyzstan)

Asian Medical Institute

Asian Medical Institute Asian Medical Institute was established in the year 2004 and is located in the Kant, which is 20 kms. from Bishkek (Capital of Kyrgyzstan). The total MBBS fees in Asian Medical Institute is INR 15.60 Lacs for Indian students in 2022 session. This includes tuition fee, hostel,…
Jalalabad State Medical University, Kyrgyzstan

Jalalabad State Medical University

Jalalabad State Medical University Jalalabad State Medical University was established in 1993 and is located in Jalalabad, which is the capital of Jalalabad state of Kyrgyzstan. The total MBBS fees in Jalalabad State Medical University is INR 19.50 Lacs for Indian students in 2022 session. It includes tuition fee, hostel,…
Kyrgyz State Medical Academy, Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

Kyrgyz State Medical Academy

Kyrgyz State Medical Academy Kyrgyz State Medical Academy was established in 1939 and is located in Bishkek, which is the capital of Kyrgyz Republic. The total MBBS fees in Kyrgyz State Medical Academy is INR 22.87 Lacs for Indian students in 2022 session. It includes tuition fee, hostel, medical &…
ISM (International School of Medicine), Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan)

International School of Medicine

International School of Medicine International School of Medicine (ISM) was established in year 2003 & is located in the city of Bishkek (Capital of Kyrgyzstan). The total MBBS fees in ISM (International School of Medicine) is INR 19.87 & 25.50 Lacs (Issyk-Kul & Central Campus) for Indian students in 2022…

Recognition of Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan

All medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan are recognized by WHO (World Health Organization) & NMC (National Medical Commission).

Recognition of Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan

  • Students can visit the WDOMS (World Directory of Medical Schools) portal to confirm whether the medical college where they plan to take MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan is listed in it.
  • As NMC no more publishes any list of colleges/universities for any country, WDOMS is the only portal where students should check for recognition of any medical institution abroad.
  • As per the current rules of NMC, the medical degree from Kyrgyzstan will be considered valid, if the student completes minimum 5.5 years of medical education including 1 year internship in Kyrgyzstan.

Government & Private Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan

Government Private Medical Colleges in KyrgyzstanThe medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan shown above comprise of government as well as private/semi-government ones. The private medical universities in Kyrgyzstan are established by private institutions, but function under the government supervision. The Ministry of Education & Health of Kyrgyzstan has very strict norms in ensuring the quality of education & infrastructure for all colleges. As the country has a very low population, these few government & private medical universities in Kyrgyzstan are sufficient to provide healthcare & education to it’s whole population.

Government Medical Colleges

  • Osh State Medical University (Osh)
  • Jalalabad State Medical University (Jalalabad)
  • Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (Bishkek)

Private Medical Colleges

  • Asian Medical Institute (Kant)
  • International School of Medicine (Bishkek)
  • Osh International University (Osh)
  • Scientific Research & Social Medical Institute (Jalalabad)
  • Bishkek International Medical Institute (Bishkek)

Course Duration in Medical Universities in Kyrgyzstan

Duration in Medical Universities in KyrgyzstanThe course duration in medical universities in Kyrgyzstan is 5 years and 6 years. Most of the colleges offer (a) 5 years + 1 year internship and; (b) full 6 years course including internship program. The course duration was of 5 years for all Indian students till 2021 which included the internship in Kyrgyzstan too. This course duration consists of pre-clinical, para-clinical & clinical classes. The degree given to Indian students from medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan is MD (Physician). It is equivalent to MBBS degree that is awarded by Indian medical colleges.

In 2021, NMC made an important addition to the eligibility criteria for Indians who wish to study MBBS abroad. It clearly states that all Indians must study for at least 5.5 years including internship in that country. As a result of which, all medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan now offer 6 years course in 2 modules i.e. either additional year for internship after 5 years course or full 6 years course including internship.

Medium of Instruction in Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan

Medium in Medical Colleges in KyrgyzstanThe medium of instruction in medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan is English for Indian students. All the classes, tests and exams are conducted in English by native Kyrgyz teachers. These teachers & professors have vast experience in teaching foreign students. Other than this, several Indian teachers have also been appointed in especially to train Indian students.

The clinical part of classes is the one in which students interact with local patients in hospitals. All medical universities in Kyrgyzstan provide compulsory Kyrgyz language classes from the very beginning of course. Students have to appear in test and exams of language on a regular basis. By the time they reach 4th semester, they are able to fluently communicate with local patients and report to their doctors in English.

Classes, Exams & Grading in Medical Universities of Kyrgyzstan

Classes Exams Grading in Kyrgyzstan CollegesThe classes in all medical universities of Kyrgyzstan are conducted in small groups of 15-20 students. The teachers are able to pay attention to each of them individually. This also helps in creating a frank atmosphere for Indians where even the weak ones find it easy to ask their doubts. The final exams of all medical subjects in medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan are conducted in semester or year end only. During the remaining time of year, tests of various subjects are conducted on a regular basis (Including Kyrgyz language).

The grading system is based on numbers from 1 to 5. A grade of 5 means excellent & grade of 2 means fail. Other scores i.e. 3 means pass while 4 means good. Foreign students must clear all tests & exams by scoring a minimum grade of 3, else they are considered fail. At the end of 5th/6th year, they have to pass a final government licensing exam. Students are finally awarded MBBS/MD (Physician) degrees after they clear this licensing exam.

Choosing the Best Medical College in Kyrgyzstan

Best Medical College in KyrgyzstanWith so many popular medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan to choose from, it often becomes very difficult for students one of them. A basic approach which we suggest is to simply decide the total budget that one can afford. This should include the total tuition fee, hostel accommodation & other misc. expenses for whole MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan. It should also include your living expenses (According to lifestyle), travelling expenses and other expenses. After this, one should shortlist the colleges/universities that fall in that budget.

We always try to offer students the best medical universities in Kyrgyzstan based on their needs and spending capacity as well. Other than budget, many other important factors also play an important role in finalizing a college like it’s ranking, infrastructure, facilities, location, number of Indian students, Indian mess, etc. These factors come in play when either the budget is decided or when the candidate does not have major budget issues and wants the best only.

English Medium Course in Medical Universities of Kyrgyzstan

English Course in Universities in KyrgyzstanThe English medium course was started initially in some government & private medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan after 2005. At that time, the only popular destinations for studying abroad were, Russia, China & Ukraine. Within just a few years, the country saw a huge rise in number of Indian students who wanted to study in medical universities of Kyrgyzstan. The main reasons of which were an extremely low fees, location close to India & WHO recognized medical colleges.

By 2015, several batches of Indian students had already passed out from Kyrgyzstan. These Indians had cleared their MCI Screening Test (FMGE) in India and were working as registered medical practitioners here. This further paved the way for establishment of some more private medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan. And these private medical universities in Kyrgyzstan were easily recognized by NMC & WHO. Hence, Indian students should not have anything to worry about their decision to pursue MBBS from Kyrgyzstan.

Benefits of Studying in Medical Colleges of Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan is one of the most chosen destinations by Indian students for studying MBBS abroad. Medical education in Kyrgyzstan has seen an upwards trend ever since it started English medium course for foreign students. Some of the most important benefits of studying from a medical university of Kyrgyzstan are :

Benefits in Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan

  • Extremely low MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan that is easily affordable by most Indian families.
  • Top ranked medical universities that hold very high ranking in whole of Asia and world too.
  • Being WHO/NMC recognized & approved means that the medical degree is valid in India & globally.
  • All government/private medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan function under the Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan.
  • Students have the option to make payment of fees online directly from Indian bank to Kyrgyzstan.
  • Medical seats are easily available due to huge number of medical universities in Kyrgyzstan.
  • FMGE/NEXT training classes are provided in all Kyrgyzstan medical universities especially for Indians.
  • Extensive use of modern/digital technology in classroom teaching & practical/clinical classes in hospitals.
  • The education, infrastructure & lifestyle in Kyrgyzstan cities is far better, superior & affordable than those in India.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan and can be availed on a paid basis.
  • Indian students have the opportunity to participate in exchange programs offered by university to learn new skills.

Comparison of Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan & India

Comparison of Colleges in Kyrgyztan & IndiaAt present, there are more than 9 WHO & NMC recognized medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan. This is a golden opportunity for Indian students to get confirmed medical seat in Kyrgyzstan. At present, India has very less medical seats in comparison to it’s population. This is due to few government medical colleges, a very high fees in private colleges & a very tough competition. The number of Indian students who choose to study MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is increasing at a very rapid rate every year.

In the last 20 years, thousands of Indian students completed their course from top medical universities of Kyrgyzstan. These Indians are now successfully practicing in India and other parts of the world. Kyrgyzstan is one of the first choices of Indian students who qualify NEET exam, but either fail to get a government medical college seat or don’t have enough budget to afford private medical colleges in India.

This year in 2022, around 18 Lacs students appeared in NEET examination in India. But unfortunately, there are only 90,000 MBBS seats available for these students. Out of these, approx. 45,000 seats are in government medical colleges which offer medical course at a very nominal fee. The remaining 45,000 seats belong to private medical colleges of India which charge nothing less than 1 Crore for MBBS course.

Indian Students from Kyrgyzstan in FMGE/NEXT

Some of the most important facts that all Indian students should know after graduating from any medical university of Kyrgyzstan are :

Indian Students from Kyrgyzstan in FMGE NEXT

  • Indian students have to appear in FMGE/NEXT after completing their medical education from Kyrgyzstan.
  • This test is conducted in online mode & they must secure minimum 50% marks in this exam to qualify it.
  • This examination is conducted in June & December every year.
  • There is no limit to the number of attempts for clearing this exam.
  • Once they pass this exam, they have to undergo 1 year compulsory internship in India.
  • After which, the government provides permanent registration to work as a medical practitioner in India.
  • Doctors can then practice in government/private hospitals or establish their their own clinics.
  • Doctors can also choose to appear for NEET-PG in India or any other English speaking country’s PG exam too.

Why to apply in medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan through “Pacific Educational Consultants” ?

Some of the most important benefits of choosing Pacific Educational Consultants are :

Pacific Educational Consultants

  • Guaranteed Admission : Student gets admission in the same university where they desire without excuses of any sort.
  • Genuine Charges : Our admission charges can be compared with others and you will still find ours better than them.
  • Exact Fees Payment : Candidate only pays the exact 1st year fees that they are told in India and no additional charges.
  • No Hidden Expenses : We guarantee that no candidate has to bear any surprise charges in India or after arrival in Kyrgyzstan.
  • Pre-Departure Services (India) : Application, admission letter, fee structure certificate, documents apostille, documents translation, visa application, visa stamping, currency exchange, air ticket & departure guidance.
  • Post-Arrival Services (Kyrgyzstan) : Receiving at airport, transport to hostel, visa extension, police registration, medical check-up, hostel allotment, medical check-up, medical insurance, contract signing & local city tour.
  • Local Guardian (Kyrgyzstan) : Students can sometimes face some unexpected issues in their academic, financial or life as well. Our Indian representative is always available in Kyrgyzstan to guide them on the right path even during their toughest times.

* Eligible candidates, who are interested to apply in any of the medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan, can book their seats online or by visiting our office.

Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Colleges in Kyrgyzstan (In Brief)

Are medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan recognized by WHO & NMC ?

Yes. All medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan are recognized by WHO (World Health Organization) & NMC (National Medical Commission).

How many government & private medical colleges are in Kyrgyzstan ?

There are 3 government (Osh, Jalalabad & Kyrgyz State Medical Academy) & 5 private medical colleges (Asian, ISM, Osh International, SRSMI &  Bishkek IMI) in Kyrgyzstan.

What is the course duration in medical universities in Kyrgyzstan

The course duration in medical universities in Kyrgyzstan is 5 years and 6 years. Most of the colleges offer (a) 5 years + 1 year internship and; (b) full 6 years course including internship program.

What is the medium of instruction in medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan ?

The medium of instruction in medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan is English for Indian students.

How are classes & exams conducted in medical universities of Kyrgyzstan done ?

The classes in all medical universities of Kyrgyzstan are conducted in small groups of 15-20 students. The final exams of all medical subjects in medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan are conducted in semester or year end only.

How to choose the best Medical college in Kyrgyzstan ?

A basic approach which we suggest is to to simply decide the total budget that one can afford. After this, one should shortlist the colleges/universities that fall in that budget.

How is the English medium course in medical universities of Kyrgyzstan ?

The English medium course was started initially in some government & private medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan after 2005. By 2015, several batches of Indian students had already passed out from Kyrgyzstan. Hence, Indian students should not have anything to worry about their decision to pursue MBBS from Kyrgyzstan.

What are the benefits of studying in medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan ?

Some of the most important benefits of studying in medical colleges of Kyrgyzstan are extremely low fees, top ranked universities, WHO & NMC recognition, easy availability of medical seats, FMGE/NEXT coaching classes and Indian mess facility.

How to do a comparison of medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan & India ?

At present, there are more than 9 WHO & NMC recognized medical universities in Kyrgyzstan. This is a golden opportunity for Indian students to get confirmed medical seat in Kyrgyzstan. India at present has very less medical seats in comparison to it’s population. This is due to few government medical colleges, a very high fees in private colleges & a very tough competition.

Can Indian students from Kyrgyzstan appear in FMGE/NEXT ?

Ofcourse. Indian students after graduating from Kyrgyzstan can appear in FMGE/NEXT in either June or December. They must score min. 50% marks to qualify and get permanent registration in India. There is no limit to the number of attempts and it is a qualifying exam.