Saturday, 30 July 2016

Want to Go Abroad for Medical Study. Choose Kyrgyzstan

Nowadays, many students are looking for options to study medicine abroad. Kyrgyzstan is becoming popular among the students from all over the world who want to pursue medical education abroad. Kyrgyzstan is a landlocked country located in central Asia sharing its borders with many countries like Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China. The official name of Kyrgyzstan is the Kyrgyz Republic. Bishkek is the capital of Kyrgyzstan which is the largest city in the country. The population on Bishkek is about 1,250,000 and the total area of the city is 49 square miles.

Kyrgyzstan has shown a wonderful growth in terms of medical education system in the past few years. There are many top government medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan offering MBBS and other medical degrees.  Some of the well known medical colleges in Kyrgyzstan are Asian Medical institute, the International University of Kyrgyzstan, Osh State University and Kyrgyz State Medical Academy; Altai State Medical University etc. The medical universities of Kyrgyzstan are recognized by the world’s major organizations including WHO, MCI and UNESCO. The medical students who complete their MBBS from Kyrgyzstan medical colleges are eligible to appear in many of the tests like the USMLE, PLAB and also the screening examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations, India, under the directive of Medical Council of India.

The duration of MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan medical universities is six years. The first five years of the MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan medical institutions are dedicated towards teaching the basics of medical sciences and clinical studies whereas the last year is completely dedicated to practical training in hospitals affiliated with the university.

Every year, a large number of students from all across the world apply to get admission in MBBS in Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyzstan offers a high quality medical education comparing to the developed countries like UK, USA and European countries but at an affordable rate.

Advantages of Obtaining a Medical Degree in Kyrgyzstan

1. The medical education in Kyrgyzstan medical universities is much cheaper than other countries like USA, UK and other European countries. The cost of living and accommodation for international students is economical with high quality standards.

2. The medical universities in Kyrgyzstan are well recognized by major organizations like World Health Organization (WHO), MCI and UNESCO which provide a great advantage to the students to appear for major tests like the USMLE, PLAB and also the screening examination conducted by the National Board of Examinations, India, under the observation of Medical Council of India (MCI). 

3. The language of instruction in most of the medical universities in Kyrgyzstan is English which makes it easier for international students to learn better.

4. Students pursuing their MBBS and other medical degrees in Kyrgyzstan get many opportunities during their course to apply for jobs and get the required help from the faculty as well.

5. The medical universities in Kyrgyzstan include an International Students Department which effectively takes care of the international students and helps them in resolving various issues.

Eligibility Criteria to Apply in Kyrgyzstan Medical Universities:

1. The student must have completed the age of 17 years on or before 31st December, of the year of admission to the MBBS course.

2. The applicant has passed the higher secondary examination or the Indian School Certificate Examination which is equivalent to 10 + 2, Higher Secondary Examination after a period of 12 years study, the last two year of study comprising of physics, chemistry, and biology.

3. The student must have scored at least 50% marks in the 12th standard examination.