About Mari State University
Mari State University was founded in year 1972 and is a classical university of Mari El Republic. The university is located in the city of Yoskar Ola, the capital city of this Mari El Republic state. It functions under the Ministry of Health of Russian Federation & Ministry of Higher Education System of Russia. The university is recognized by WHO (World Health Organization) & MCI (Medical Council of India). MSU, Yoskar Ola is among the top 100 medical colleges in Russia. The university is a member of Volga Association of Classical Universities & Russian Association of Classical Universities. Mari State University is also the founder of Association of Finno-Urgic Universities. Mari State University is not only involved in training students for MBBS in Russia, but has many other institutes actively training students in the fields of management, mathematics, pedagogy, economics, agricultural technology, etc.
While MBBS course has been running at university since decades, but it has just been around a couple of years since it started English medium course for students from India for MBBS admission in Russia. And since the year it started English medium MBBS course, hundreds of eligible students from India have been opting to study MBBS in Mari State University. The course fee for English medium MBBS is also very low as compared to other college’s MBBS fees in Russia. The university has student societies for each faculty and all of these are under the control of a central student scientific society which unites them. With this hierarchy system every student gets the opportunity to participate in various seminars, conferences, exchange programs that are conducted from time to time on domestic, national & international level. This system offers more opportunity to students of Mari State University which is not found elsewhere in other MBBS colleges in Russia.
Mari State University offers courses in 55 fields of education & 3 specialties. Faculty of general medicine is just one of them. Currently, 8500 students are enrolled in various fields of education. Some of the institutes functioning under the university are institute of agricultural technology, economics, management, finance, medicine, natural sciences, intercultural communication, professional education, pedagogy & psychology. The faculties at Mari States University are Physics, Mathematics, History, Philology, Electrical Engineering, Foreign languages, law, Physical Education, Sports & Tourism. In addition to the above, there are many schools & centers also functioning under the management of university. Studying MBBS in Mari State University is the most sought after option among students as it the course which is offered in English medium and hence attracts large number of students from India every year.
MBBS Admission in Mari State University
- 50% marks in PCB in 10+2 or equivalent
- Minimum 17 years age till 31st December
- NEET qualification (As per government rules)
Duration & Medium :
- Duration of Course : 6 Years
- Medium of Instruction : English
Fee Structure :
- 1st Year Fee : USD 5,500 / INR 3,57,500
- 2nd – 6th Year Fee / Year : USD 4,500 / INR 2,92,500
- Total Course Fee : USD 28,000 / INR 18,20,000
* Yearly fees includes tuition fees, hostel accommodation & medical insurance cost too.
Study in Mari State University
Foreign students studying MBBS in Mari State University are provided accommodation in university hostels located near the university campus. Students have the option to choose from 2 and 3 seater rooms. All rooms are equipped with beds, study table, study chair, wardrobe, lambs, etc. Some of the university staff also stays in these hostels for assistance of foreign students at any point of time. All floors have common washrooms, showers, kitchens, etc. All rooms are equipped with radiators to keep the rooms warm during winters. Gym facility is available at all hostels for students to work out & stay fit. Students also get to enjoy festivals & cultural events which are organized by university during their course of MBBS in Mari State University. Every year numerous events are held at university including basketball, badminton, volleyball, aerobics, shooting, table tennis, football, etc which are organized by the students association of university.
The name of city Yoshkar-Ola mean Red City in local language. It is however the 3rd name of this city with earlier names being Tsaryovokokshaysk & Krasnokokshaysk. The older names of the city were derived from the name of a river Malaya Kokshaga. The city is well connected bus & train to routes to major cities around it and has daily train service to Moscow. The city also has an airport on it’s outskirts which has daily flights to Moscow. The city of Yoshkar-Ola is hub for education in whole state of Mari El Republic and has more than 88 institute including the Mary State University. The city is not a metropolitan but is one of the best for a peaceful atmosphere that a student should have while studying MBBS in Mari State University.