Osh State Medical University, Osh (Kyrgyzstan)

Osh State Medical University (Kyrgyzstan)

MBBS in Osh State Medical UniversityOsh State Medical University is government medical university established in 1993 and is located in Osh (Capital of Osh Region). OSMU (Osh) offers one of the lowest MBBS fees in Kyrgyzstan for Indian students who wish to study MBBS abroad. The total MBBS fees in Osh for 2022 (September) is 13.30 Lacs (Indian Rupees) which is very less as compared to other countries. The process of MBBS admission in Osh is simple with minimal documentation.

The ranking of Osh State Medical University is among top 5 medical universities of Kyrgyzstan. It is a 29 years old government medical university that provides training for graduate & postgraduate courses in various specialties. OSMU, Osh is among those few medical universities of Kyrgyzstan that took the initiative to start English medium MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan. Hence, it is often the first choice among Indians for English medium MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan.

MBBS Fee for Indians in Osh KyrgyzstanOsh State Medical University, Kyrgyzstan functions under the regulations of Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education & Science of Kyrgyzstan. The university takes part in various scientific and research activities related to field of medicine and students can learn a lot from these. It has gained more popularity than any other medical college in Kyrgyzstan. This is the reason that it still remains the first choice of Indian students who wish to study MBBS in Kyrgyzstan.

MBBS Fees in Osh State Medical University

The total MBBS fees in Osh State Medical University is 14.16 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for Indian students. The detailed MBBS fee in Osh for 2022 (September Session) is given below :

  • 1st Year : USD 6,200 / INR 4,34,000
  • 2nd-5th/Year : USD 3,200 / INR 2,24,000
  • Total Fees : USD 19,000 / INR 13,30,000

* The MBBS fee structure of Osh State Medical University includes tuition fees, hostel accommodation, medical checkup, visa extension & one time misc. charges.

NMC WHO Recognition of Osh State Medical UniversityThe MBBS fees in Osh is generally paid through 2 most commonly used methods. First, students carry full 1st year fees with themselves and pay directly after arrival in Kyrgyzstan (Students purchase US Dollars in India just before departure as they must pay in USD after arrival there). Second, students can transfer the 1st year full/part fee online through bank directly to university/representative’s account and provide transaction receipt for confirmation.

MBBS Eligibility in Osh State Medical University

The MBBS eligibility in Osh State Medical University (Kyrgyzstan) 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 Osh State Medical 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 Osh State Medical University.

MBBS Admission in Osh State Medical University

Students from India can apply for MBBS admission in Osh State Medical University through a simple admission procedure as below :

MBBS fees in Osh State Medical 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 Kyrgyzstan.
  • 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 Kyrgyzstan.
  • One of our representatives meets the student group at airport in Kyrgyzstan and provides them transport to hostel.
  • All formalities of medical checkup, visa extension, contract signing, etc. are completed by our representative in Kyrgyzstan.

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

Recognition of Osh State Medical University

Osh State Medical University is recognized by MCI/NMC & WHO. This clears 2 major doubts for all students as explained below  :

  • Indian students who take MBBS admission in Osh State Medical 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 Osh can appear in post-graduation entrance exam of any country as OSMU, Osh is included in the list of recognized/approved medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan published by WHO.

Ranking of Osh State Medical University in Kyrgyzstan

Ranking of Osh State Medical UniversityOsh State Medical University ranks on 8th position (According to average of most ranking platforms online) among all medical universities in Kyrgyzstan. It is a very popular destination for Indian students as it is a government university & also one of the first to start English medium MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan. OSMU is no doubt one of the top medical universities of Kyrgyzstan that provides superior medical education to Indian students.

OSMU was established in 1993 but it’s rankings started to see a major climb after 2005. This was the year when English medium MBBS course was introduced and it soon became one of the  best medical universities of Kyrgyzstan. OSMU gained immense popularity especially among Indian students within a very short span of time. The university currently has more than 2,000 Indian students studying MBBS in English medium.

Documents Required for MBBS Admission in Osh State Medical University

The documents required for MBBS in Osh State Medical 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 Osh State Medical University

MBBS Admission in Osh State Medical UniversityThe total duration of MBBS course in Osh State Medical University is 5 years for Indian students. Few years ago, the duration of MBBS in Osh was 6 years as in neighboring countries. But the university 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 Osh State Medical University for all foreign students is English. All the tests, exams & classes are conducted in English by university. In additional to the native Kyrgyz teachers that teach foreign citizens, there are many Indian teachers As well. These teachers are specially appointed by the university so as to train & prepare Indian students for the MCI Screening Test/FMGE/NExT.

Faculties in Osh State Medical University

The faculties at Osh State Medical University (Kyrgyzstan) that are active and provide training to local & foreign students are :

Faculties in OSMU, Kyrgyzstan

  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Nursing Faculty
  • Faculty of Post-graduate Specialization
  • Preparatory/Language Faculty
  • Faculty for Diploma Courses

The faculty of general medicine is the one that has maximum staff engaged in it’s management. It receives the most number of applications among all faculties for MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan. Some new hostels buildings have also been built to accommodate the rapidly increasing number of Indian students. The new hostels have much better facilities for students as compared to the old ones Most of the students from India who apply for MBBS admission in Osh State Medical University choose to study in faculty of general medicine only.

How are classes conducted for Indian students in Osh State Med. University, Osh ?

Indian Students Classes in OSMU, KyrgyzstanThe classes for Indian students in Osh State Medical University comprise of 12-15 foreign students. These small groups perhaps help the 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 (Kyrgyz/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 campus.

During the first 2 years of  MBBS course in Osh, 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 these clinical/practical classes increases with every further year.

What are the hostel facilities in Osh State Medical University for Indian students ?

Several hostels for Indian students in Osh State Med. University are available within the main university campus. A brief overview of the facilities at hostels is as below :

Indian Students in OSMU, Kyrgyzstan

  • All OSMU, Osh hostels are located within the main campus & students attend most classes in university at a walking distance.
  • 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 Osh.
  • From 2nd year onwards, they can choose to rent a flat/apartments or continue to stay in the university hostel.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all hostels of Osh 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 Osh for Indian students.

Why to study MBBS in Osh State Medical University, Kyrgyzstan ?

Some of useful facts which might make it easier for a student to decide about studying MBBS in Osh State Medical University are as mentioned below :

Study MBBS in OSMU

  • OSMU (Osh) ranks on 8th spot among all higher education institutions in whole of Kyrgyzstan.
  • It has recognition from NMC as well as WHO, so the medical degree from Osh is valid in whole world.
  • Being one of the oldest government medical universities of Kyrgyzstan, huge number of Indians take admission every year.
  • The faculty of medicine at OSMU is highly experienced & skilled in training Indian students in field of medicine.
  • The total duration of MBBS in Osh is “5” years i.e. 1 year less than most of neighboring countries.
  • Students get ample exposure to clinical & practical sessions by interacting with local patients in hospitals under doctor’s supervision.
  • The total MBBS fees in Osh State Medical University is one of the lowest which any university offers for English medium medical course.
  • MBBS admission in Osh State Medical University is straight forward & simple 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. Kyrgyz/Russian.

Steps after MBBS from Osh State Medical University (Kyrgyzstan)

Some of the most important points that all Indian students who graduate after MBBS from Osh State Med. University, Kyrgyzstan must be aware of are :MBBS from OSMU, Kyrgyzstan

  • 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 OSMU, Osh have cleared their exams in India & are currently working successfully in India.

Osh City

OSMU Indian Students Osh is the 2nd largest city of Kyrgyzstan and is often referred as the “South Capital of Kyrgyzstan”. It is the oldest city of Kyrgyzstan & the capital of Osh provincial region. The city has mixed culture and population of Russians, Kyrgyz, Uzbeks & Tajiks. The city has direct connectivity with Bishkek through Osh international airport and by road too. Due to the mountainous ranges outside city, there is no railway connectivity with some nearby cities including Bishkek. The Sulayman Mountains (Only World Heritage site in Kyrgyzstan) is located in Osh and offers a splendid view of Osh and it’s natural beauty.

The city of Osh has become an educational hub especially for foreign students (Mostly from India) who come to study in OSMU (Osh State Med. University, Kyrgyzstan). The city has lots of stadium, sports centers, swimming pools, winter sports, skiing centers, cinemas, parks, etc. for recreational activities. Osh city witnesses a continental climate with hot & dry summers (Between +25 to +33 degrees Celsius) and moderately cold winter season most of the time (Between +3 to -10 degrees Celsius). The local city people love to interact with foreigners and the atmosphere of city is ideal for education. Indian students who graduated from Osh have often said that the time they spent in Osh was one of the best times of their lives.

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