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Around 30 Russian Universities rank in the list of the Top 100 Medical Universities of the world and are all listed with The World Directory of Medical Schools.Upon successfully completing the course in the premium Russian universities where we guide our students, the student receives an European Appendix along with the degree, which means that the degree is at par with a degree received in any country of the European Union and enjoys equal international recognition and prestige.
This means that after completing your course in Russia, you can apply for post-graduation or employment in any European country without having to appear for any screening tests. Additional recognition: USMLE, PLAB, MCI, AMC, PMDC, All African Medical Councils, In the UAE without any licensing test.


MEDICAL SPECIALTIES:-
    • General medicine (tuition in Russian, English or French): course duration – 6 years;
    • Sports medicine: course duration – 6 years;
    • Pediatrics: course duration – 6 years;
    • Dentistry (tuition in Russian or English): course duration – 5 years;
    • Pharmacy (tuition in Russian or French): course duration – 5 years;
    • Clinical psychology: course duration – 5 years;
Postgraduate studies in more than 100 medical specialties:
    • Internship course duration – 1 year;
    • Clinical residency (Russian and English mediums). Course duration – from 2 to 5 years    depending on the speciality and doctor’s wish;
    • PhD: course duration – 3 years.
Recognition of Medical Degrees awarded in the Russian Federation as per amendment of Indian Medical Council Act 1956, as amended in the year 2001 and implemented on the 15th of March 2002. The relevant MCI circulars along with their links (on the MCI website) are as follows:
  The Gazette of India  
  Extraordinary  
  Part II – Section 1  
     
  Published by authority  
  No. 41 New Delhi  
  Monday, September 3, 2001/BHADRA 12, 1923  
  Ministry of Law, Justice and Company affairs  
  (Legislative Department)  
  New Delhi, the 3rd September, 2001/Bhadra 12, 1923 (Saka)  
  The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 3rd September, 2001, and is hereby published for general information:-  
  The Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. 34 of 2001) [3rd September, 2001] An Act further to amend the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-second Year of the Republic of India as follows: Short Title  
     
1 This Act may be called the India Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001.  
     
  Amendment of Section 13  
2 In the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act, in section 13, -  
1 in sub-section (3), after the words "granted by medical institutions outside India", the words "before such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify" shall be inserted;  
2 in sub-section (4), the following provisos and Explanation shall be inserted at the end, namely:-  
     
  Provided that after the commencement of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001, no such amendment shall be made in Part II of the Third Schedule to include any primary medical qualification granted by any medical institution outside India: Provided further that nothing contained in the first proviso shall apply to inclusion in Part II of the Third Schedule any primary medical qualification granted by any medical institution outside India to any person whose name is entered in the Indian Medical Register. Explanation- For the purposes of this sub-section, "primary medical qualification" means any minimum qualification sufficient for enrolment on any State Medical Register or for entering the name in the Indian Medical Register.  
     
  (4A) A person who is a citizen of India and obtains medical qualification granted by any medical institution in any country outside India recognised for enrolment as medical practitioner in that country after such date as may be specified by the Central Government under sub-section (3), shall not be entitled to be enrolled on any Medical Register maintained by a State Medical Council or to have his name entered in the Indian Medical Register unless he qualified the screening test in India prescribed for such purpose and such foreign medical qualification after such person qualifies that said screening test shall be deemed to be the recognised medical qualification for the purposes of this Act for that person. (4B) A person who is a citizen of India shall not, after such date as may be specified by the Central Government under sub-section (3), be eligible to get admission to obtain medical qualification granted by any medical institution in any foreign country without obtaining an eligibility certificate issued to him by the Council and in case any such person obtains such qualification without obtaining such eligibility certificate, he shall not be eligible to appear in the screening test referred to in sub-section (4A): Provided that an Indian citizen who has acquired the medical qualification from foreign medical institution or has obtained admission in foreign medical institution before the commencement of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001 shall not be required to obtain eligibility certificate under this sub-section but, if he is qualified for admission to any medical course for recognised medical qualification in any medical institution in India, he shall be required to qualify only the screening test prescribed for enrolment on any State Medical Register or for entering his name in the Indian Medical Register. (4C) Nothing contained in sub-sections (4A) and (4B) shall apply to the medical qualifications referred to in section 14 for the purposes of that section.  
  Amendment of Section 33  
1 In section 33 of the principal Act, after clause (m), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-  
  "(ma) the modalities for conducting screening tests under the sub-section (4A), and under the proviso to sub-section (4B), and for issuing eligibility certificate under sub-section (4B), of section 13,". Subhash C. Jain  
  Secy. to the Govt. of India  
  MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA  
  Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road, New Delhi-11002  
     
  PRESS NOTE  
  Extraordinary  
  New Delhi dated the 15th March,2002  
     
  It is brought to the notice of Indian (citizens) students who are desirous of joining an Undergraduate Medical Course (equivalent to MBBS in India) in any Foreign Medical Institution on or after the 15th March,2002, that all such intending candidates shall have to approach the Medical Council of India, Aiwan-E-Galib Marg, Kotla Road, New Delhi-110002 for issue of Eligibility Certificate for getting admission to an Undergraduate Medical Course in any Foreign Medical Institution as per the provisions of "Eligibility Requirement for taking admission in an undergraduate medical course in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations,2002" which has been notified in Part III Section 4 of the Gazette of India Extra-ordinary issue dated the 18th February,2002. The application form for issue of the Eligibility Certificate may be obtained from the Council office. The application form alongwith the details required therein may be submitted to the Council alongwith the demand draft in favour of Secretary, Medical Council of India, New Delhi, for the prescribed sum. It may be understood that Eligibility Certificate will be issued by the Council only to such candidates who fulfill the criteria of age of admission to the medical course and passing of qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent or higher qualification) with the required percentage of marks as prescribed in the Graduate Medical Education Regulations,1997, copies of which are available in the Council office on payment of Rs.100/-. The relevant extracts from these Regulations are also available on the Council’s Website. A candidate belonging to SC/ST/OBC has to produce a caste certificate from the competent authority. Only after necessary verification, if the candidate fulfills the eligibility criteria, the Council shall issue Eligibility Certificate to the candidate certifying that he/she is eligible to join a medical institution outside India to obtain a primary medical qualification. No candidate who has obtained admission in a Foreign Medical Institution on or after 15th March,2002 shall be permitted to sit for the Screening Test, after obtaining the medical degree from abroad, for the purpose of his registration in India, unless he produces the Eligibility Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India. Further details may be obtained from the office of the Medical Council of India, New Delhi and also may be seen in the website of the Council – www.mciindia.org.  
     
  Sd/  
  DR. M. Sachdeva  
  Secretary  
  Medical Council of India  
Selection of Students: The selection of students to medical college shall be based solely on merit of the candidate and for determination of the merit, the following criteria be adopted uniformly throughout the country:  
     
1 In states, having only one Medical College and one university board/examining body conducting the qualifying examination, the marks obtained at such qualifying examination may be taken into consideration;  
     
2 In states, having more than one university/board/examining body conducting the qualifying examination (or where there is more than one medical college under the administrative control of one authority) a competitive entrance examination should be held so as to achieve a uniform evaluation as there may be variation of standards at qualifying examinations conducted by different agencies;  
     
3 Where there are more than one college in a state and only one university/board conducting the qualifying examination, then a joint selection board be constituted for all the colleges;  
     
4 A competitive entrance examination is absolutely necessary in the cases of institutions of All India character;  
     
5 Procedure for selection to MBBS course shall be as follows:-  
     
1 in case of admission on the basis of qualifying examination under clause (1) based on merit, candidate for admission to MBBS course must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of regulation 4. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Other Backward Classes, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying examination be 40% instead of 50% as above.  
     
2 In case of admission of the basis of competitive entrance examination under clause (2) to (4) of this regulation, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology at the qualifying examination as mentioned in clause (2) of regulation 4 and in addition must have come in the merit list prepared as a result of such competitive entrance examination by securing not less that 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in the competitive examination. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or other Backward Classes the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology taken together in qualifying examination and competitive entrance examination be 40% instead of 50% as stated above:  
     
Provided that a candidate who has appeared in the qualifying examination the result of which has not been declared, he may be provisionally permitted to take up the competitive entrance examination and in case of selection for admission to the MBBS course, he shall not be admitted to that course until he fulfils the eligibility criteria under regulation 4
  MCI-203(9)/2001-Regn./  
  Dated: 26th February,2002.  
1 The Ambassador, Indian Embassy All countries
     
2 The High Commissioner, Indian Embassy  
     
3 Ambassador/High Commissioner of all Foreign Embassies in India Through Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India, South Block, New Delhi.  
     
Subject: Intimation regarding holding of Screening Test for Indian Citizens holding Foreign Medical Qualifications and issue of Eligibility Certificate to Indian candidates going abroad for joining undergraduate medical course in a foreign medical institution – Reg.  
     
Sir This is to bring to your kind notice that the Indian Medical Council Act,1956 has been amended by the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act,2001 under which Regulations have been approved by the Central Govt. and notified in the Gazette of India which provide broadly for the following  
     
1 No new primary medical qualification (equivalent to MBBS in India) granted by any medical institution outside India shall be included in the Schedules to the Indian Medical Council Act after coming into force of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act,2001 i.e. 3rd September, 2001.  
     
2 A citizen of India possessing a primary medical qualification as defined in the enclosed Screening Test Regulations,2002 {para 2(f)}granted by any medical institution in any country outside India and who is desirous of getting provisional or permanent registration with the Medical Council of India or any State Medical Council on or after the 15th March,2002 shall have to qualify a screening test conducted by the prescribed authority.  
     
3 An Indian citizen seeking admission in a foreign medical institution for obtaining a primary medical qualification as defined in the enclosed Screening Test Regulations, 2002 {para 2(f)} on or after the 15th March, 2002 shall be eligible to appear in the Screening Test only if he possesses the eligibility qualification as per the regulations framed by the MCI (for admission to MBBS course in India) – Extracts of Graduate Medical Education Regulations are enclosed for reference.  
     
4 Any person who is desirous of joining an undergraduate medical course in any foreign medical institution on or after 15th March,2002 should approach the Medical Council of India, New Delhi for issue of Eligibility Certificate for that purpose as per the Eligibility Requirement for Taking Admission in an Undergraduate Medical Course in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations,2002. All such candidates will be allowed to appear in the screening test only if they produce the eligibility certificate, after completion of the medical course abroad and if they are eligible to sit for the screening test as prescribed in the Screening Test Regulations,2002.  
     
A copy each of the following documents are sent herewith for information and necessary action:-
     
1 Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act,2001 (published in the Gazette of India Extra-ordinary issue dated 3rd September,2001).  
     
2 The Screening Test Regulations,2002 (published in the Gazette of India Extra-ordinary issue dated the 18th February,2002).  
     
3 The Eligibility Requirement for Taking Admission in an Undergraduate Medical Course in a Foreign Medical Institution Regulations,2002.  
     
4 Extracts of Graduate Medical Education Regulations – Regarding Eligibility requirement for admission to medical course in India.  
     
It is requested that wide publicity may please be given to all Foreign medical institutions conducting medical courses leading to the award of primary medical qualification as defined in the enclosed Screening Test Regulations,2002 {para 2(f)} (equivalent to MBBS) in the foreign country concerned as well as the concerned Ministries/departments of the Govt. of the foreign country, the concerned Medical Council or equivalent authority for recognition of medical qualifications/grant of permission to practice medicine in that country so that all Indian students already undergoing training/medical course for obtaining primary medical qualification in any institution in the foreign country are properly apprised of the Regulations so that they may approach the prescribed authority for appearing in the screening test only if they fulfill the requirements prescribed in the Regulations and the scheme for conducting the screening test. It will be appreciated if an acknowledgement is sent to this Council along with a report on action taken, for the information of this Council. The above details are also available in the MCI website: www.mciindia.org.
     
Yours Faithfully    
     
Sd/    
     
DR. M. Sachdeva    
Secretary    
Medical Council of India    
  Link to the Medical Council of India website hosting the above given notices  
  http://www.mciindia.org/RulesandRegulations/ScreeningTestRegulations2002.aspx  
  http://www.mciindia.org/rules-and-regulation/Screen%20Test%20Regulations.pdf