General Medicine – English Version (6 Years)
Kyrgyzstan officially the Kyrgyz Republic, is a country located in Central Asia. Landlocked and mountainous, Kyrgyzstan is bordered by Kazakhstan to the north, Uzbekistan to the west, Tajikistan to the southwest and China to the east. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek.
Kyrgyzstan is a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States, the Eurasian Economic Community, the Collective Security Treaty Organization, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, the Turkic Council, the TÜRKSOY community and the United Nations. Kyrgyzstan has stated its desire to join the Customs Union of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Russia. Kyrgyzstan is occasionally referred to as “the Switzerland of Central Asia”.
Medical Universities providing MBBS degree are recognized by World Health Organization and also by the Medical Council of India. So, with this degree in India, you can sit for the screening test that is required to fetch a job in this field. Academic year of this course consists of two semesters, and the classes begin in the month of September. The module of the course follows the international standards. Medium of instruction of this course is in English, which helps the international students to a great deal. Students with this degree can apply for employments test in European Union and USA also.
Current education system is a multilevel system, which consists of the following three main types of education programs, the main purpose of which is the development of the student’s aptitude, abilities and talents
Higher education is represented by academies, universities, institutes, higher colleges, etc. At present two systems of higher education are functioning in Kyrgyzstan: traditional permanent 5-year education system and multilevel system, providing three levels of higher education: incomplete higher education, basic higher education (bachelor degree and speciality) and complete higher education (master degree and speciality teaching).
The General medicine programme is aimed to produce physicians (MD) with the specialization in the selected area. The programme is built up in accordance with standards accepted by medical universities of CIS and Europe.
The KSMA also offers this programme in English; however it is required that by the third year of studies students will be obliged to speak Russian to be able to work with patients. To meet this requirement students take intensive Russian language courses during the first and the second years of studies.
Postgraduate specialization for both programmes is implemented at the center for postgraduate Education within the broad range of specialties (Surgery, Gynaecology, Family Medicine Internal Medicine, ophthalmology, grammatology, and other) from 2 to 3 years.
Training Process at The KSMA - is aimed to the preparation of specialists with clinical thinking and knowledgeable enough of advanced medical technologies and able to act as professional medical specialists. Most of KSMA faculty has been trained in advanced medical universities of Russia and European countries.
Admission of Foreign Students - Every year the KSMA enrolls dozens of students form foreign countries. The KSMA welcomes foreign residents as they apply and does its best to ensure qualified medical training. The training at the KSMA is in the Russian language; therefore foreign applicants must go through a relevant 6-9 months training at the preparatory department of the KSMA.
Students studying general medicine in English are not required to go through Russian language courses prior to admission, as they shall study Russian during the first two years of studies. Upon the completion of the preparatory department foreign applicants are admitted to the programme they have selected.
Scientific Activities at The KSMA - The KSMA is the most influential expertise based organization in the health care system of the Kyrgyz Republic. It also renders consulting and expertise related services to a wide range of institutions both in state and private sector of Kyrgyzstan.
The Kyrgyz Republic (CIS) - Population is 4.6 million people, one of the former soviet republics. More than 80 nationalities, thus there is an atmosphere of international concord. The most democratic state in Central Asia. The official state policy of Kyrgyzstan as to the foreign relations is the doctrine of “The Great Silk Road” –East-West integration Education, science and new technologies are the priorities of the development of Kyrgyzstan in 21 century.
The capital of Kyrgyzstan is the city of Bishkek, a political, economical, educational and cultural center of Central Asia. A mountainous country with a variety of natural landscapes, gorgeous lakes and valleys.
The Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (KSMA) - Qualified medical education with emphasis put on modern trends of health care and medicine. Leader of medical education in the Kyrgyz Republic- the dynamically developing higher educational institution in Central Asia.
Its 60 years history is rooted back as early as 1939 when the institution was established. For this period the KSMA has produced more than 25000 physicians and specialists of associated professions. It is located in the center of the Kyrgyz capital-the city of Bishkek.
The staff of KSMA consists of 473 instructors, among them 64 professors and 242 doctors possessing Ph.D. degree. More than 3000 students study in the KSMA representing Kyrgyzstan, CIS countries and 13 countries such as Pakistan, Syria, India, Nepal, Turkey, Afghanistan, South Korea and others.
Health Care System - According to WHO experts Kyrgyzstan has achieved a lot more in the field of health care reformation as opposed to its CIS counterparts.
Currently, the Asian Medical Institute has students from over 10 countries, including India, Russia, Nepal, Germany, Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Nigeria. The medium of instruction at the institute is the English language and the length of study for an MD (equivalent to MBBS in India) is six years.
The tuition fee is US$ 2,100 per year. The college is recognized by Medical Council of India and WHO. This means that Indian students are eligible to sit for screening test after completion of the medical degree here.
The college has a separate hostel for Indian students and separate hostel of boys and girls. Indian food is served to the students to the students at the hostel mess. The hostels are centrally heated and rooms are available on sharing basis. The overall cost of education is very low at Asian Medical Institute. The good quality education along with low fees makes it a favourable college for foreign students. In addition, students can also avail coaching for MCI Screening Test.
Accreditation - The Asian Medical Institute, Kyrgyzstan is listed in the Avicenna Directory for medicine, faimer and also recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan. It received its recognition from the Ministry of Health, Kyrgyzstan Republic to train medical professionals, mostly for foreign countries. ASMI students and graduates are eligible for M.C.I, PM&DC and N.MC screening tests. The Asian Medical Institute Diploma is a recognized qualification in other countries for the purposes of practicing medicine.
The Jalal Abad State University was started in the year 1993. It is a public institution which provides higher education in the various fields of education including health & medicine, energy, electronics and agricultural sciences. The main campus and three faculties of the university are located in Jalalabad while the rest are spread over in between Tash-Kumyr, Kara-Kul, Kochkar-Ata and Mayluu-Suu.
Osh State University is a Government university. Osh State University was founded on 24 May 1951 as Osh State Pedagogical Institute & achieved status of the University on 17 June 1992. Osh State University is the leading educational, cultural and scientific centre of southern Kyrgyzstan.
Osh State University came into being in the year 1992 when the OSH State Institute was reorganised to become the Osh State University. Ever since its inception, the university has been welcoming students from within and outside the country. By virtue of being listed in the WHO’s list of medical schools and also being a part of the global database of medical schools, this institute has been able to impart education to the students from countries like Nepal, India, Turkey, Iran, Pakistan, Palestine, Uzbekistan and more. Medical faculty of the Osh State University is also listed with the Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, USA (ECFMG), IMED or the FAIMER International Medical Education Directory.
In the year 2003, the International School of Medicine was formed as a part of the International University of Kyrgyzstan. The International School of Medicine has recognition from Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, for its five year course in General Medicine. It is also registered with the Medical Council of India (MCI) after passing screening test being conducted by the National Board of Examinations Delhi to get the license as medical practitioner in India, World Health Organisation (WHO), Foundation for advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), Organisation for PhD education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in the European System (ORPHEUS), and Institute for International Medical Education (IIME).
|Session 2017- 2018||Updated as on 21st June, 2017|
|6 Years MD (equivalent to MBBS in India) Course|
|Tuition Fee||Hostel||One Time Charge||Total for Ist Yr||Total 2nd - 6th Yr||Total for Course|
|US$||US$||US$||US$||IN Rs.||US$||IN Rs.||US$||IN Rs.|
|Kyrgyz State Medical University, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic|
|Asian School of Medicine, Kant, Kyrgyz Republic|
|Osh State Medical Institute , Osh, Kyrgyz Republic|
|Jalalabad State University, Jalalabad, Kyrgyz Republic|
|International School of Medicine, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic|
|Calculations done at 1$ = Rs 65|