Introduction: Study in Ukraine for Indian Students is very economic and quality destination. Students looking for direct admission in MBBS in Europe and low cost MBBS in abroad, studying in Ukraine can be a prime choice. Low cost medical colleges in Ukraine as well as MCI approved medical colleges in abroad includes lots of Ukraine medical colleges like Kharkiv National Medical University, O.O. Bogomolets National Medical University, Crimea State Medical University, National Pirogov Memorial Medical University,Vinnytsya, Kiev National Medical University, Ternopil State Medical University, Lviv National Medical Univesity, Mykolaiv National University, Lugansk State Medical University etc.
Geographical Location: Located in Eastern Europe as a sovereign state; it shares its Eastern and north eastern border with Russia. The other countries which are adjacent to its border are Poland, Belarus, Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Moldova. The South and south-east is sea side; Odessa is very popular port city on the Black Sea.
Weather Condition: Ukraine enjoys 230 clear, sunny days a year. The average summer temperature is 18oC – 25oC and in winter the temperature falls to -8oC – -12oC. The coolest months are December to March. The highest rainfall is noticed in the month of July and August. In September one can expect little rainfall with average temperature of 18oC – 20oC. So for a student from any corner of India, weather condition of Ukraine is welcoming.
Popular Academic Cities: Kiev, The capital of Ukraine is the most popular for study MBBS in Ukraine; it homes many popular MBBS institutes of Ukraine and higher education institutions. Besides, the city is popular for its high tech industrial background and historical monuments. Lviv, Kharkiv, Odessa etc are some more popular cities among Indian students.
Education System: Since 2002 Ukrainian Education system has gone through many reforms and diversification by The Ukrainian Ministry of Education and Science. Ukraine currently has over 350 state-run higher education institutions, plus some private institutes. The Ukrainian Law on Higher Education (2016) describes four levels higher education qualification: Junior Bachelor, Bachelors, University Specialist and Masters, Doctorate (Science / Philosophy). Programmes in medicine, veterinary, pharmacy and teaching are University Specialist Programme and have duration of 4-5½ years.
The language of education is officially Ukrainian, although for international students programmes are taught in English.
University curricula generally span 36 weeks a year; the academic year begins on the 1st of September lasts up to the end of June and consists of two terms each of 5 months duration.
Recognition: MBBS in Ukraine recognized in every other country. In 2005 Ukraine became a member of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), the common system for higher education in Europe. So the degrees from Ukraine are validated by the Bologna Process. Thus the same are recognized in other part of the world also. Ukraine has the best post secondary system in East Europe. In 2012, “Universitas 21” had ranked Ukraine’s Higher Education system number one in Eastern Europe, ahead of Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Russia and Slovakia. MCI approved list of medical universities includes 28 top ranked Ukraine MBBS colleges. The value of MBBS degree from Ukraine in India is well accepted by Indian Medical colleges and hospitals provided one clears the MCI screening test named as Foreign Medical Graduates Examination.
Cost of Study: Cost of studying medicine in Ukraine is affordable, MBBS colleges with low fees in Ukraine do maintain the quality of study and hands-on practice in state owned hospitals to give an in-depth academic background of the students. The average cost of study in Ukraine is 16 lacs to 25 lacs Indian Rupees including hostel fee for the total duration of study; for living additional cost may be approximately Rs 80,000/- to 1 lakh per year.
Eligibility: Eligibility for MBBS in Ukraine is simple. You should be more than 17 years old at the time of admission, have passed 12th science with Physics, Chemistry and Biology with 50% and above. No Common Entrance Test required for Ukrainian universities and no other tests like IELTS, TOEFL etc are required for admission to Ukraine medical universities.
When to approach specialist MBBS consultants in Kolkata for admission: Guardians and students are suggested to contact us over phone (+91-8961000154 / 8961000352) or visit our branches once the selection of the 12th board is over for the initial discussion and the admission process can be started immediately as the seats are confirmed on first – cum – first – serve basis. Students who would like to give priority to the Indian Admission are notified that, you may do so, but seats for top ranked Ukraine medical colleges cannot be confirmed.