Russia Calling: A World Of Opportunities Waiting For Indian Students

This is a once-in-a-lifetime kind of opportunity and students simply can’t afford to miss this. The Russian Education Fair just ended in the city of Kolkata and there were some major takeaways from the event. The contemporary world presents many challenges and Russian education handles them perfectly. A total of thirteen Russian Government institutions participated in this fair which was held on 12th May, 2016 at the Russian Centre for Science & Culture, Kolkata. The top Medical and Engineering universities of Russia interacted with the students and they got a clear idea about the higher education scenario of the country.

Why Education Fairs are important?

The approach of marketing has changed quite a lot in the recent past and customers are tired of targeted messages. Exhibitions handle this issue differently as customers attend the event with a much more relaxed mindset. Educational institutions have increased in number and the competition in student enrollment is huge. Education fairs have become extremely important for both students and teachers. Volgograd State Medical University, Tver State Medical University, Northern State Medical University, Moscow Aviation Institute and several other renowned universities participated in this fair and they provided both UG and PG Programmes in medicine, engineering, sports management, aviation, aerospace and other disciplines.

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Highlights, Takeaways, and Insights from Russian Education Fair 2016

Higher education is much cheaper in Russia and this is the perfect chance for Indian students to expand their career. The fair provided an overview of educational programmes in Russia and it was jointly organized by RUS EDUCATION & RUSSSIAN CENTRE FOR SCIENCE & CULTURE. Some aspiring students received admission counseling and there was a provision of spot admission as well. Students have been going in Russian for over 54 years and eligible candidates are rewarded with scholarship seats which includes free tuition and accommodation. From arts and science to engineering and medical, over 5000 Indian students are currently studying in the country. The number is increasing each year and in the last four years it has gone up significantly.

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Details about the Fee Structure

In Russian Universities, there are no pre-qualifying exams like CET, IELTS, etc., but students must have at least 50% marks in core subjects/ degrees. For SC/ST and OBC students, the minimum percentage is 40%. The academic year which starts from 1st September, 2016 will have two semesters excluding the annual holidays during July and August. For Medical students the average fees is around 9-25 lakhs for a 6 years course. After including the accommodation costs and other expenses, it can go up to 15-30 lakhs. For engineering students it is 1.8 lakhs-8 lakhs.

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