Four-day Russian Education Fair in Coimbatore from July 26

Staff from 12 Russian universities will meet with students to provide one-time admissions for MBBS and engineering courses

Staff from 12 Russian universities will meet with students to provide one-time admissions for MBBS and engineering courses

The 20th edition of the Russian Education Fair 2022 will be held at the Grand Regent in Coimbatore from July 26-29.

Senior teaching and administrative staff from 12 Russian universities, recognized by the National Medical Commission of India, will meet with students to provide on-site admissions to MBBS and Engineering courses.

Those who have passed the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) and have a minimum of 50% marks in the relevant core subjects/degrees (in the case of SC/ST and OBC students, the minimum marks do not are only 40%) can apply for undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs in Russia, said C. Suresh Babu, director of academic advisors for study abroad.

He further said that those who have recently returned to India from Ukraine can join any college in the country for the same fees they paid before as many institutions have reserved places for students. Students can apply to rejoin the semester they had to drop out, he said.

“Around 75,000 doctors who have studied in Russia are practicing in India. All Russian medical universities are recognized by the National Medical Commission of India. The list of universities participating in the education fair includes: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education; Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (National Research University); Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology; Ulyanovsk State Technical University; Federal University of Urals; Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University; Astrakhan State University; Orenburg State Medical University; Perm State Medical University; Mari State University; Medical University Volgograd State University; Kazan State Medical University; Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and Moscow Regional State University,” he added.

Denis Kovrizhnykh, vice-dean of Volgograd State Medical University, told reporters that Indian students have been admitted to Russian universities for 60 years and are given special attention as Indo-Russian relations are still stayed strong.

Sylvester L. Goldfarb