MBBS in Georgia

Over the years, Countries like Russia, Ukraine etc. have gained popularity among students as a popular destination for medical study. At present, Georgia is gaining importance as a destination among the medical students who want to pursue their higher study in a forging country.

In India, most of the families think two options as career choices either Engineering or medical. If someone is planning to study Medical science abroad or want to pursue as PG degree in Medicine, then he or she has a number of options to consider. Studying Medical science in countries like USE, UK and Australia can be too costly. But there are alternatives. Georgia, Ukraine, Russia are gaining importance now a day among with Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan etc. In terms of affordability and quality education of living, it is actually affordable, which is making Georgia trendy among the students coming from abroad.

About Georgia and Tbilisi

About Georgia and Tbilisi Georgia is a European country situated to the east of the famous Black Sea. Georgia is a country filled with amusing culture, religions along with mesmerizing landscapes and ancient history. Georgia is a nation where a person can find any of his likings. As one can find the snow clogged mountains, on the other hand endless Sea is waiting for you. Dense forest to captivating villages, Georgia will surely attract you.

The majority of the population in Georgia contains ethnic Georgians. The official Language of the country is Georgian, which is considered as one of the oldest languages in the world. Tbilisi is the capital of Georgia and it is situated on the banks of River Mtkvari. The whole city covers approximately an area of 726 Sq. Km. The populations of Tbilisi is around 1,345,000.

The city of Tbilisi is situated in the center of Eastern part of Georgia near the Trialeti Mountain range. As per Georgian legends, the city was founded in the 5th century.

About Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University

Tbilisi State University Established in 1918, as the first ever European standard university in the Caucasus region, the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University combines Georgian values of education with world class standards.

The idea of the establishment of this university had taken roots early in the 19th century when Georgia was still struggling to free itself from the shackles of the Russian empire.

During the early second half of the 19th century, under the leadership of Ilia Chavchavadze, a new age of reformation and spirituality ushered in Georgia, along with the struggle to establish the university.

The struggle finally started taking shape with the establishment of the Nobiliary Manorial Estate Bank in Tbilisi. It was the sole promoter of cultural and educational upliftment in all of the Russian Empire.

An assistant professor by profession who had studied in Petersburg, Ivane Javakhishvili started structuring the Georgian university during early 20th century. During the early stages of the February revolution in 1917, Javakhishvili, who was in Petersburg, had already started planning to establish the higher institution.

The university was named after its founder in 1989. The university has a lot to offer in terms of educational streams, both in undergraduate and post graduate lessons.


The university deems itself a successor of the spirituality and culture of the Georgian way of life.
The university has a vision and its mission is to fulfil the following aims:

  1. Establishment of values, both national and universal
  2. Development of society, culturally, intellectually, morally, socially, and economically.
  3. To promote the spirit of learning and research
  4. To ensure academic freedom
  5. To ensure professional and personal development of both professors and students
  6. Creating, sustaining and forwarding knowledge
  7. Developing applied and basic research
  8. To create student centric and competitive studies
  9. Promoting the continuous flow of knowledge
  10. Scientific and academic cooperation
  11. Providing honorary membership of a global and free university


The Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University is recognised by the following organisations over the world.

  •  World Health Organisation
  •  World Federation of Medical Education
  •  Educational Commission of Foreign Medical Graduates
  •  Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research
  •  Medical Council of India


The university has the following medical faculties:

  1. Faculty of Medicine
  2. Faculty of Dentistry
  3. Health Care Economics and Management
  4. Faculty of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  5. Faculty for International Students

Admission Eligibility

Admission for foreign students in Tbilisi State University is without any entrance examinations. Admission can be completed by fulfilling the university’s criteria for particular courses.

For medicine, students must have scored at least 50% in high school examination and must submit both original and photocopies. They must also have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as compulsory subjects.

Required Documents

Before getting settled in the Tbilisi State University arena, student has to submit numerous documents which are as follows.

  •  Scanned Passport
  •  High School Mark sheet
  •  Flight Tickets
  •  Letter of Acceptance
  •  Letter of Accommodation
  •  Insurance Documents
  •  University Fees Deposit Slip
  •  Ministry’s Clearance Letter
  •  5 Recent Photographs
  •  Birth Certificate copy
  •  Financial Statement
  •  Medical Clearance Certificate

Fees Structure

The Tbilisi State University is relatively much more affordable than other foreign medical universities. The yearly tuition fees are $4500. The 6th year of the course requires no tuition fees. Living costs are around $250 per month, and first year requires ministry and accreditation fees of $1750.

Admission Procedure

  • Receiving of Documents
  • Application of Offer Letter
  • Offer Letter Received
  • Payment of Registration Fees
  • Georgian Education and Science Ministry’s Order
  • Payment of University Fees
  • Visa Application
  • Receiving Visa
  • Flight to Tbilisi, Georgia

Some Important Features of the Course

  1. Medium of Instruction in English
  2. MCI and WHO approved
  4. No age bar
  5. Two Yearly Intakes
  6. Indian Food Available
  7. MCI Prep
  8. German classes
  9. USMLE, PLAB Prep

The university also provides Hostel, Library, and Extra-curricular Activities

Frequently Asked Questions

Students coming from abroad, have questions I their mind regarding the atmosphere, procedure of admission, fees structure and a lot more thing. Here is a list of questionnaire which is going to resolve the problems of the students hopefully.

If we compare with other European Countries, Tbilisi is bit cheaper. Here standard of living and education is cheaper but the quality is very high. The most important thing is the students will not be overburdened with tuition fees. Statistics revealed that the total cost of education can be 30% cheaper comparing to other European Countries.
If a student wants to take admission in any academic course in Tbilisi , then he or she has to contact with the International Office of the particular University.
To get admission in any university in Tbilisi , no entrance examination is needed. The chances of admission of a student completely depend on the vacancies available in the desired university. Along with that, the marks obtained by the students also carry grave importance.
It is noteworthy that the Education level is not at all difficult in Tbilisi. Here, education is basically practical oriented rather than conservative class room teaching method.
Generally, English, Russian and Georgian three languages are used as the medium instruction in various institutes across Tbilisi. So, it’s not a problem for foreign students. Indian students who take up admission in various institutions in Tbilisi, English is generally used as the medium of instruction for them.
The University Tbilisi offers both Bachelor’s Degree and Masters. They also offer Georgian Language preparatory Educational Program for foreign students to train them in Georgian language and after completion, they are given certificate.
Students from Tbilisi and students coming from foreign countries, both get equal importance by the University authority. To make the students comfortable, especially who are coming from abroad, the University holds special interaction programs. The University Tbilisi work accordingly with foreign law.
One can get admission in Georgian institutes after completion of 12th examination. One can take admission in any University in Tbilisi. The student needs to go through a test and he/she has to sit for visa interview after approval of documents.
Students passing out from Georgian universities can expect a successful career. Graduates from Tbilisi State University can get job anywhere across the world also they can move on to any European country for their PG Specialization.

Eklavya Overseas Services

  1. Assist you in documentation in the university.
  2. Provides you complimentary 5-10 minutes call from the university to your parents.
  3. Assist you in getting local SIM card in university.
  4. Assist you in getting enrollment in hostel mess.
  5. Assist you in issuance of your library membership card.
  6. Assistance in medical insurance.
  7. Assist you in your accommodation and food.
  8. Providing assistance in obtaining the certificate of equivalence from the ministry of education.
  9. Coordination with university authorities in monitoring student’s academic progress and behavior
  10. Providing information and consultation in obtaining visa for student’s academic progress and behavior
  11. Providing information and consultation in obtaining visa for student’s parents to visit their classes.
  12. Assist you in visa extension.
  13. Support during the entire period of study.
  14. Assistance in providing visa to parents for their visit (if require).
  15. Assist you in getting air tickets throughout the period of study.
  16. Assistance in enrolling for MCI screening test coaching classes in the university.
  17. If student wish to change the room in hostel, assistance is give, provided genuine reason
  18. Complete assistance is provided at the time of urgency.
  19. Any other assistance that may be required by the students.

Personalized Services

  1. Consultation regarding the education system abroad, conditions to foreign state universities rules and internal regulations of students hostels, life and health insurance, application for the issuance of invitation letter to study in any country.
  2. Preliminary evaluation/assessment of educational documents (e.g., senior school certificate) for compliance with the
  3. requirements of admission of foreign state universities.
  4. Assisting with admission to the university of choice according to the chosen specialization and degree.
  5. Advice on arranging finances and securing education loans from banks.
  6. A get together and introduction session of all students and their parents before departure to the country.
  7. Schedule the departure with other students and giving you information about the group departure.
  8. Guide you with the airport embarkation and emigration clearance formalities.
  9. Send our representatives at the airport to receive the students and bring the to their University.
  10. Escorting the student from airport to the university.

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