Kazan Federal University (KFU) is a 216 years old medical institution of Russia. Formerly known as Imperial Kazan University, the institution gained a federal status in 2010. With its establishment in 1804, many consider it to be the birthplace of organic chemistry and electron spin resonance (Evgeny Zavoisky discovered it). Well-known mathematician, Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky was one of the former university’s rectors. Moreover, several other famous scientists and medical pundits have been a part of this institution.
Currently, more than 50,000 students are part of this university. Over 9,000 foreign students from more than 100 countries reside here too. In addition to this huge student crowd, the college has over 3000 teaching professionals. All the tutors and faculty staff are highly skilled and are devoted to student’s learning. Kazan University has rights to continue educational activities in Russia as per the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. It has accreditation and approval from WHO (World Health Organization) and MCI (Medical Council of India). Also, the university is a member of 15 International Academic Association. The government of Russia selected these 15 universities to initially participate in the ‘Project 5-100’.
In the year 2015, Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked KFU in its list of top 350 world universities. Kazan Federal University holds 4th spot in the enumeration of Times Education top Russian universities.
There is provision for scholarship in many Russian universities by the Russian government. One of them is Kazan Federal University. Candidates can avail scholarship benefits depending on their merit. Following are the benefits included in the scholarship program:
Completion of class 12th from a recognized board is the first requirement for taking admission in this university. Also, an aggregate of 50% in PCB (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) in class 12th is mandatory. NEET qualification is a must for the Indian students to get admission in a medical college outside the country. Hence, it is one of the requirements too. Lastly, the applicant should not be less than 17 years of age at the time of admission.
Kazan Federal University provides accommodation facilities on and off-campus. The students can choose from either of them. The housing facilities include apartments and dormitories. One of its dormitories outside the campus has a capacity of 12000 students. The students can choose from single to shared rooms based on their preference and availability. Even on a sharing basis, the students would not run out of space. Also, all the rooms are tidy and well maintained. Moreover, facilities like laundry, salon, cafe, medical store, etc are also available. Separate hostels for girls are also available.
Being the capital of Tatarstan, Kazan is its largest city. Kazan finds its location along the Volga river. The official languages of Kazan are Russian and Tatar. At present, this city is regarded as one of the most rapidly growing tourist destinations in Russia. More than 1 million tourists visit this city every year. There are numerous tourist spots in different parts of the city. Besides tourism, this city is a well-known place for international sports. In the past, it has hosted several international sports events. Proof of this is the conduct of 2018 FIFA World Cup. Kazan Federal University is situated in the centre of this city. The students can reach the university from the dormitories via underground metro with ease. Apart from the metro, other transportation facilities are also easily available.
|Year||1st Year||2nd Year||3rd Year||4th Year||5th Year||6th Year|
|Tuition Fee in USD||6500 USD||6000 USD||6000 USD||6000 USD||6000 USD||6000 USD|
|Medical Insurance Fee in USD||200 USD||200 USD||200 USD||200 USD||200 USD||200 USD|
|Total in USD||6700 USD||6200 USD||6200 USD||6200 USD||6200 USD||6200 USD|
|Total in INR ( Rupees )||4,69,500 INR||4,34,500 INR||4,34,500 INR||4,34,500 INR||4,34,500 INR||4,34,500 INR|
|Note: Exchange Rate (USD 1 = 70 INR)|
Q. How much will it cost to study MBBS in Kazan Federal University?
Ans. The total cost for the entire course duration is between 25-30 lakhs.
Q. What is the admission process for MBBS at Kazan Federal University?
Ans. The applicant can contact Bissav Overseas Education to help them with the admission.
Q. Is it mandatory to learn Russian to study at Kazan Federal University?
Ans. No, it is not mandatory to learn the Russian language. English is the language in use.
Q. Is there a provision for paying fees in installments?
Ans. Yes, the students can pay the tuition fees in installments as per the university’s guidelines.