With an aim to enthuse more and more Indian students to join medical and engineering courses in Russia at a much cheaper price, the 18th edition of Russian Education Fair has been organized at Gorky Sadan, Kolkata by Russian Centre for Science & Culture (Cultural Department of the Embassy of Russian Federation in India). The event was done in association with Rus Education. Not just in Kolkata, like previous years, the fair was simultaneously run in New Delhi, Mumbai, Trivandrum and Chennai.
The Russian Education Fair ended in the ‘city of joy’ couple of weeks’ back and there were some major takeaways from the event.
- The fair has provided with an overview of the education programs in Russia.
- Opportunities to interact with the faculty members of the different representing Russian Universities.
- Admission counseling and on spot admission facilities.
- No separate entrance test for the +2 students securing 50% and above in PCB (Physics, Chemistry, Bio) and at least 16.5 years of age.
- Free air ticket to students going to join the course in Russia.
- Free MCI coaching (License to practice in India as an MBBS registered medical practitioner) by Rus Education.
The contemporary world presents many challenges and Russian education handles them perfectly. A total of thirteen Russian Government institutions participated in this fair including Volgograd State Medical University, Orenburg State Medical University, Smolensk State Medical University, Tver State Medical University, Kazan State Medical University, Mari State University, Far Eastern Federal University, Northern State Medical University, Moscow Aviation Institute and several other renowned universities participated in this fair and they provided both UG and PG Programs in medicine, engineering, sports management, aviation, aerospace, Nuclear Power Technology, Power Plant Management and more.
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.
For the admission process, students can directly contact Rus Education, which is only organization exclusively authorized by Cultural Department of the Embassy of Russian Federation in India. Call on 1-800-83-333-38, SMS <RUS> on 52424 or log on to www.ruseducation.in