North Kazakhstan State University, Petropavl (Kazakhstan)

North Kazakhstan State University

MBBS in North Kazakhstan State UniversityNorth Kazakhstan State University was established in 1937 and is located in Petropavl. It offers one of the lowest MBBS fees in Kazakhstan for Indian students who choose to study MBBS abroad. The total MBBS fees in North Kazakhstan State University is 17.10 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for 2022 (September) session. The fee here is one of the lowest when compared to other universities in Kazakhstan. The process of MBBS admission in North Kazakhstan State University is very simple with minimal documentation.

North Kazakhstan State University ranks on 4th position among all medical universities in Kazakhstan. It’s low course fees and top ranking make it a popular choice for Indian students to study MBBS in Kazakhstan. The university is named after Manash Koybayev and often called as Kozybayev University. At present, the university has more than 8,000 students studying in various fields of medicine, engineering & other sciences. More than 1,000 teachers are engaged in training these students. Kozybayev University has several student exchange programs with universities of neighboring countries.

MBBS Fee for Indians in North Kazakhstan State UniversityM. Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University (Petropavl) functions under the administration of Ministry of Education and Science of the of Kazakhstan. The university offers courses at undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral levels in various fields of medical, engineering and sciences. NKSU (Kazakhstan) is one of those higher education institutions of Kazakhstan that receives huge number of applications from Indian students every year for English medium MBBS course in Kazakhstan. Apart from being a top ranked university of Kazakhstan, it actively contributes to research and scientific activities in fields of medicine, sciences, engineering, etc.

MBBS Fees in North Kazakhstan State University

The total MBBS fees in North Kazakhstan State University is 17.10 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for Indian students. The detailed MBBS fees in North Kazakhstan State University for 2022 (September Session) is given below :

  • 1st Year : USD 5,200 / INR 3,90,000
  • 2nd-5th/Year : USD 4,400 / INR 3,30,000
  • Total Fees : USD 22,900 / INR 17,10,000

* The yearly MBBS fee structure in North Kazakhstan State University includes tuition fees, hostel accommodation & medical insurance.
* 1st year fees includes one-time admission & misc. charges (Medical checkup, visa extension & registration).
* Indian mess facility available in North Kazakhstan State University at a cost of USD 100-120 per month.

NMC WHO Recognition of North Kazakhstan State UniversityThe MBBS fees in North Kazakhstan State 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 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 full/part 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 colleges in Kazakhstan.

MBBS Eligibility in North Kazakhstan State University

The MBBS eligibility in North Kazakhstan State University (Kazakhstan) for admission of Indian students is as below :

  • 50% Marks in PCB (In 12th/Inter/Equivalent)
  • NEET qualification (2020/2021/2022)
  • Minimum 17 years age (Till 31st December)

MBBS eligibility in North Kazakhstan State University is as per rules set by NMC (National Medical Commission) for Indian students.
* Seats are allotted on first come first serve basis according to MBBS eligibility in North Kazakhstan State University.

MBBS Admission in North Kazakhstan State University

Students from India can apply for MBBS admission in North Kazakhstan State University through a very simple admission procedure as given below :

MBBS Fees in North Kazakhstan State University

  • Submit scans of 10th, 12th/Inter marksheets and NEET qualification (2020/2021/2022).
  • University will issue the confirmed admission letter on the basis of documents submitted.
  • Student must submit the scans of valid passport for invitation letter issuance.
  • University will issue the invitation letter for study visa & student’s entry to Kazakhstan.
  • Student must submit original marksheets, passport & few additional documents for study visa from embassy.
  • We will assist students for currency exchange & ticket booking before departure from India.
  • Student groups are organized at airport and they depart in batches from New Delhi (IGI Airport) to Kazakhstan.
  • One of our representatives meets the student group at airport in Kazakhstan and provides them transport to hostel.
  • All formalities of medical checkup, visa extension, contract signing, etc. are completed by our representative in Kazakhstan.

* All eligible candidates can apply for MBBS admission in Kazakhstan online or can visit any of our offices with prior appointment.

Recognition of North Kazakhstan State University

North Kazakhstan State University is recognized by NMC/MCI as well as WHO. This clears 2 major doubts for all students as explained below :

  • Indian students who take MBBS admission in North Kazakhstan State University can appear in the MCI Screening Test/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 Kozybayev University (Petropavl) can appear in post-graduation entrance exam of any country as North Kazakhstan State University is included in the list of recognized/approved medical colleges in Kazakhstan published by WHO as per global norms.

Ranking of North Kazakhstan State University in Kazakhstan

Ranking of North Kazakhstan State UniversityNorth Kazakhstan State University ranks on 4th position (According to average of most ranking platforms online) among all higher education medical institutions in Kazakhstan. It is a one of the best destinations for Indian students with such a low medical course fee. The university is one of the top medical universities of Kazakhstan that provides education to foreign students in English medium by a very skilled and experienced teaching faculty.

NKSU, Petropavl was established in the year 1937 and is undoubtedly one of the best medical universities of Kazakhstan not only in field of medicine but many others too. It is a 85 years old university of Kazakhstan and has always been among top ranked higher education universities of Kazakhstan since it’s establishment. The university currently has more than 500 Indian students who are studying general medicine course in English medium.

Documents Required for MBBS Admission in North Kazakhstan State University

The documents required for MBBS admission in North Kazakhstan State University are :

  • 10th & 12th/Inter Marksheet
  • NEET Qualification (2020/21/22)
  • Original Passport
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passport Size Photos

Duration & Medium of instruction in North Kazakhstan State University

MBBS Admission in North Kazakhstan State UniversityThe total duration of MBBS course in North Kazakhstan State University is 5 years for Indian students. Few years ago, the duration of MBBS in North Kazakhstan was 6 years as in neighboring countries. But the college now offers 5 years course in addition to the old 6 years course. Most of the Indian students generally choose the 5 years course as they save 1 year time & expenses too.

The medium of instruction in North Kazakhstan State University for all foreign students is English. All the tests, exams & classes are conducted in English by teachers/professors/doctors for Indians. In additional to the local Kazakh/Russian teachers that teach foreign citizens, there are few Indian teachers too. These Indian teachers are especially appointed by the university so as to train & prepare Indian students for the MCI Screening Test/FMGE/NExT.

Faculties in NKSU, Petropavl

The faculties at North Kazakhstan University (Kazakhstan) that provide training (In graduate, post-graduate & doctoral courses) to national & foreign students are :

Faculties in NKSU, Petropavl, Kazakhstan

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pedagogy
  • Agrotechnological Faculty
  • Institute of Language & Literature
  • Faculty of Engineering & Digital Technology
  • Faculty of Mathematics & Natural Sciences
  • History, Economics & Law faculty
  • Post-Graduate Specialization

The faculty of general medicine is main & most busy department in university as it receives the most number of students every year. Most foreign students are from India who chose to study MBBS admission in Kazakhstan. The university campus is well built and has different buildings for training students in different specialties. NKSU (Petropavl) is currently expanding it’s campus at a fast pace so as to also accommodate the increasing number of Indian students. Most of the students from India who apply for MBBS admission in North Kazakhstan State University choose to study in faculty of general medicine.

How are classes conducted for Indian students in North Kazakhstan State University, Petropavl ?

Indian Students Classes in Petropavl, KazakhstanThe classes for Indian students in North Kazakhstan University comprise of 12-15 foreign students. These small groups perhaps helps them to learn and understand better. 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/Russian) 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 North Kazakhstan University, 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 communicating with local patients. This makes it easier for them to report back to their teachers in English who then evaluates their performance. The time students spend in hospitals for these clinical/practical classes increases with every further year.

What are the hostel facilities in North Kazakhstan State University for Indian students ?

All hostels for Indian students in North Kazakhstan University are situated within the main university campus area. A brief overview of the facilities at hostels is as below :

  • Indian Students in Kozybayev NKSU PetropavlAll NKSU, Petropavl hostels are located within the main campus & students attend classes in university at a walking distance.
  • Indian students only have to travel out of campus when they have to attend classes in hospitals from 3rd year onwards.
  • 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 with 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 floors or separate hostels with complete separation.
  • The hostels have facilities of kitchens, laundry, sports hall & reading hall within it’s premises on each each floor.
  • It is compulsory for Indian students to stay in hostel provided by college during the first year of their MBBS in Petropavl.
  • From 2nd year onwards, they can choose to rent a flat/apartments or continue to stay in college hostel.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all hostels of North Kazakhstan University where they can have breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • The Indian mess is compulsory for all students in 1st year & they can from vegetarian & non-vegetarian options available.
  • 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 tournaments) and cultural events are organized by North Kazakh State University for Indian students.

Why to study MBBS in North Kazakhstan State University, Kazakhstan ?

Some of useful facts that might make it easier for a student to decide about studying MBBS in North Kazakhstan University are as below :

Study MBBS in North Kazakhstan State University

  • M. Kozybayev NKSU (Petropavl) is ranked on 4th position among all the medical universities of Kazakhstan.
  • It has recognition from NMC/MCI as well as WHO, so the medical degree from North Kazakhstan is valid in whole world.
  • Being a 85 years old medical university of Kazakhstan, NKSU (Petropavl) witnesses a good number of admissions from India.
  • The faculty of medicine at NKSU is highly experienced & skilled in training Indian students in field of medicine in English medium.
  • The total duration of MBBS in North Kazakhstan is “5” years i.e. 1 year less than most of neighboring countries like Russia & Ukraine.
  • Students get ample exposure to clinical & practical sessions by interacting with local patients in hospitals under doctor’s supervision.
  • The total MBBS fees in North Kazakhstan State University is one of the lowest which any university offers for English medium medical course.
  • MBBS admission in North Kazakhstan State University is simple & straight forward with an easily achievable eligibility requirement.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all hostel premises so that 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 too i.e. Kazakh/Russian.

Steps after MBBS from North Kazakhstan State University (Kazakhstan)

Some of the most important points that all Indian students who graduate after MBBS from North Kazakhstan University, Kazakhstan must be aware of are :

MBBS from Kozybayev, Petropavl, Kazakhstan

  • All Indian students must appear and qualify the MCI Screening Test/FMGE/NExT in India after they receive MD (Physician) degree.
  • This MD (Physician) degree equivalent to the MBBS degree in India and has no difference.
  • The FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Exam)/NeXT (National Exit Test) is organized twice every year i.e. in June & December.
  • This is a qualifying exam in online mode and students must score 50% marks to pass it.
  • There is no limit to the number of times a student can appear in this exam until he clears it.
  • They have to serve 1 year internship in India after clearing this test in any part of India.
  • The students get permanent registration in India once they complete their internship in India.
  • Doctors can now either work in government/private hospitals or run their own clinics in India or appear in NEET PG too.
  • Doctors who want to pursue further PG education in English speaking countries can appear in USMLE, PLAB, NZREX, etc.
  • Hundreds of Indians from NKSU, Petropavl  have cleared their exams in India & are currently working successfully in India.

Petropavl City

Study in M Kozybayev NKSU PetropavlPetropavl (Also known as Petropavlovsk) is a city located on the bank of Ishim river in northern region of country & is the capital of North Kazakhstan province. It is situated very close to the border of Russia and Trans Siberian railway track. The nearest major Russian city from Petropavl is Omsk (Approx. 261 kms). Several lakes viz. Bolshoe Beloe, Lake Kistibish, Lake Pestroye and Lake Maloe Beloe are situated in the outskirts of city of Petropavl. The 1st majority of population in Petropavl is Russians (Approx. 60%) while the 2nd being Kazakhs (Approx. 30%) and 3rd being Tatars. The city has direct railway and air connectivity with all major cities of Kazakhstan as well as with Moscow. Trams, trolley-buses, minivans, taxis, etc. are easily available for travel within the city at affordable fares round the clock.

Petropavl city is an important city of Northern Kazakh region. The most important and prime educational institution in city is North Kazakh State University. Almost all Indian students who travel to Petropavl have the sole objective of studying MBBS in North Kazakhstan State University in English medium. It is one of the cheapest, well ranked and affordable medical universities of Kazakhstan. The city features a humid continental climate with sharp fluctuations in winter and summer season temperatures. The summers are hot and dry with temperature reaching up to +30 degree Celsius, while winters have an average low temperature of 0 to -10 degree Celsius. Petropavl can prove to be one of the best places in Kazakhstan for Indian students to study MBBS abroad in Kazakhstan at an affordable price and in a peaceful atmosphere.

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