Kazakhstan is a country in Central Asia which was a part of then world power, Soviet Republic (USSR), until 1991. It has been governed by the same president Nursultan Nazarbayev, since it gained independence. Kazakhstan is not only the largest landlocked country in the world but it is also the most diverse country in terms of ethnicity with over 131 ethnic groups inhabiting the country. These ethnic groups vary from Kazakhs to Russians, Germans, Tatars and Uyghurs.
Kazakhstan shares its borders with five countries, namely- Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, reaching out from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains in the east with China and Russia. The major income for the country is the oil sector and the majority of it comes from the Caspian sea.
Even though Kazakhstan is landlocked it is blessed with great beautiful geography and numerous rivers.The landscape of Kazakhstan includes flatland, steppe, taiga, shake ravines, slopes, deltas, snow-topped mountains, and deserts. The climatic conditions of Kazakhstan are continental and dry.
The capital of Kazakhstan is Astana since 1997. Earlier the country's biggest city Almaty was the capital. Almaty has been a major exchanging center of central Asia for a long time. Other major cities in Kazakhstan are Karaganda, Shymkent, Atyrau, and Oskemen. Three major languages spoken throughout Kazakhstan are Kazakh, Russian and English.
With a shortage of MBBS seats in government colleges and increase in the number of aspirants every year, the only refuge left are private medical colleges in India but due to extremely high fees in most private medical colleges it is only a valid option for few people, hence, for others MBBS from abroad comes as a lucrative option. Where MBBS from abroad is highly expensive in most cases, Kazakhstan stands out as an economical option. And credibility is not compromised either as the quality of education and teaching methods resemble that of the standout medical colleges in India.
ü A minimum of 50% marks are required in PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) for General category aspirants and minimum 40% marks for SC/ST candidates.
ü It is compulsory for aspirants to get qualifying marks in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Under Graduate (NEET) for MBBS in Kazakhstan. Without NEET qualifying your MBBS degree from Kazakhstan will not be valid in India.
ü Minimum age of a student should be 17 years to apply for admission in medical colleges of Kazakhstan. (No upper limit of age)
Why MBBS From Kazakhstan
All renowned medical universities in Kazakhstan are dependable and credible, recognized by WHO, USMLE, IMED, GMC, MCI. Here’s a list of the best MCI WHO listed Medical Universities in Kazakhstan:
ü Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University, Almaty
ü JSC Astana Medical University, Astana, Kazakhstan
ü JSC South Kazakhstan Medical Academy
ü Karaganda State Medical University, Karagandy
ü Kazakh Medical University of Continuing Education, Almaty
ü Kazakhstan-Russian Medical University, Almaty
ü Kokshetau State University named after Shokan Ualikhanov, Kokshetau
ü M. Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University, Petropavl
ü Semey State Medical University, Semey
ü West Kazakhstan Marat Ospanov State Medical University, Aktobe
ü Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty
If you are willing to take admission in a government college for MBBS then your dream can be fulfilled in Kazakhstan as Government MBBS College admission in Kazakhstan is fairly easy as compared to India. Kazakhstan is fairly economical as tuition fee and accommodation fees are affordable, and the quality is excellent.
MBBS Syllabus is top Kazakhstan medical colleges is as per global standards and recognized my MCI, making the students capable of practicing medicine anywhere in the world after MBBS from Kazakhstan. To get a job in India after MBBS from Kazakhstan students need to clear NMC’s new ‘NEXT’ examination in the coming 2 year.
There is 05 years including internship MBBS course duration in Kazakhstan. The medium of teaching is English so Indian students in Kazakhstan can easily get by and study by knowing English and minimalistic Russian or Kazakh, making learning fairly easy.
Kazakhstan medical colleges provide excellent hostel facilities with inclusion of food insuring cleanliness & hygiene. The best thing about Kazakhstan is that so many Indian students study in Kazakhstan, good Indian food is easily available in all the major cities for Indian students. Safety is something that the people of Kazakhstan are proud of, especially when it comes to their corruption and crime free biggest and cleanest city Almaty. Currently there are around 5000 Indian students studying in Kazakhstan.
Kazakhstan is convenient to travel too as direct flights are available from all major Indian airports to Almaty airport.
The best medical colleges of Kazakhstan are globally competent as they provide complete practical training to students along with classroom lectures for overall learning. Students studying in Kazakhstan even get the opportunity to go for lucrative exchange programs to other countries.
Indian students don’t need to pay any donation or capitation fees to study MBBS in Kazakhstan medical colleges. These colleges also flaunt a great teacher-student ratio, ensuring promising education.
Indian students also don’t need to appear for IELTS or TOEFL to study in Kazakhstan unlike many other countries abroad.
The cost of living in Kazakhstan is less in comparison to many other European and Asian countries that provide good medical education.
Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty, ranks 207 in 2019-2020 by QS World Ranking, showing the high standard of education in Kazakhstan.
Hostel & PG
Most MBBS colleges in Kazakhstan provide a Hostel and food along with medical education and the cost is included in total fees of college ensuring safety for girl students. Hostels are available on twin and triple sharing basis and the environment is very friendly. There is even provision for students to cook their own food. Indian mess is also available at very affordable cost. The total expense of living in Kazakhstan is cheap and falls around 5 to 10 thousand rupees per month. All major cities of Kazakhstan have a crime free peaceful environment making it a very safe place to live for Indian students.
MCI Listed University
|Name of the University||City|
|Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University||Almaty|
|JSC Astana Medical University||Astana|
JSC South Kazakhstan Medical Academy
|Karaganda State Medical University||Kargandy|
|Kazakhstan-Russian Medical University||Almaty|
|Semey State Medical University||Semey|
|Kokshetau State University named after Shokan
|M. Kozybayev North Kazakhstan State University||Petropavl|
|Kazakh Medical University of Continuing
How To Apply
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Ø Valid Passport copy
Ø 10th, 12th Marksheet
Ø Pass Certificate, Migration Certificate, Character Certificate
Ø NEET Qualified Score Card
Ø 12 Passport Size Photo (75% face, Mat finish)
Ø Medical Fitness Certificate
Ø Essay Writing