2-Day Russian Education Fair in Chennai Starts Today

Students who have passed NEET and have a minimum of 50% marks in relevant core subjects/degrees (40% for SC/ST and OBC students) can apply for UG and PG courses in medicine. Tamil-speaking students can also apply, according to a statement from organizers. There are no pre-qualification exams like CET, IELTS, etc. for admissions.

Course fees range from $3,500 to $6,000 per year for English courses. The Russian government’s scholarship program offers foreign citizens the opportunity to receive free education, the statement said, adding that Indian students receive 100 scholarships every year.

Organizers said Indian students unable to complete their higher education in medicine and engineering in Ukraine, Donetsk and Lugansk people’s republics due to the war would be allowed to resume their studies in Russia.

Universities participating in the fair include Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow State Civil Engineering University (National Research University), Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology , Ulyanovsk State Technical University, Ural Federal University, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University Peter the Great. , Astrakhan State University, Orenburg State Medical University, Perm State Medical University, Mari State University, Volgograd State Medical University, State Medical University of Kazan, Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and Moscow Regional State University.

Sylvester L. Goldfarb