To mark the occasion of ‘Russia Day’, which is the national day of the Russian Federation, universities in the country have officially announced admission procedures and scholarship quotas for meritorious Indian students in both medical and engineering courses.
If prospective Indian medical students cannot get a seat in their own country, the Russian government presents a unique opportunity for these aspirants to seek admission to the MBBS and post-graduate medical courses in Peoples Friendship University of Russia (Moscow), I.M. Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy, St. Petersburg I.P. Pavlov State Medical University, Ryazan State I.P. Pavlov Medical University, Nizhny Novgorod State Medical University, among others.
It is reported that thousands of students from all over India successfully graduate from premier universities in Russia each year and over the last 15-20 years in particular, the number of international students coming to the Russian federation has risen.
For ensuring safety and transparency, the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in India has recognized ‘EDURUSSIA’ as the authorised admission department of the Russian state and government universities in India. Apart from being the authorized information and admission centre, EDURUSSIA also functions as the office of the International Students Department of Russian government universities in India.
Eligibility for admission to the medical courses as per the rules of the Medical Council of India is a 50% aggregate in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the class twelve higher secondary level in case of general category while the requirement for the reserved category student is 40%. (The Times of India)