Useful Information about Russia, Eklavya Overseas

Useful Information

Gear Up For Medical Program In Reputed Russian Universities

As you plan to leave for the University of your choice in Russia, it is important to keep the essential document ready. Keeping the documents in the hand baggage is a wise idea. The weight restrictions of the airlines must be confirmed. If you are carrying extra baggage, you may have to pay additional charges. For Indian students who are aspiring to become doctors with a Russian degree it is important that they apply for a student visa well in advance. Medical education in Russia is very affordable. Before enrolling in a Russian University, the students need to apply to Medical council of India for an eligibility certificate.


A question that bothers Indian students is how to commute from one place to the other in Russia. Public transport in Russia is very good. The Russian cities are well connected with the rail network. Services of the metro station can be availed by the students. The signs in the station can guide the students who are new to the country. Trains run every 2 minutes. The metro rides are very affordable, and you can cover long distances with the service. By purchasing tokens, you can easily cover the length of your journey.

Indian Food in Russia

If you have chosen Russia for higher educational pursuits, you need not worry about food. For Indian students who have enrolled in a medical program Indian restaurants offer ahome away from home experience. Several restaurants offer delectable Indian cuisine.Aroma is a restaurant that offers salted lassi and Vada sambar along with a variety of Indian dishes. At Devi, the students can cater to the Indian taste buds by ordering a filling thali. Vegetarians can try out the cuisine at Ganga. It is famous for its Palak paneer and veg rice. Maharajah is one of the oldest restaurants in Moscow where Indian students are welcomed by warm and friendly staff.

Vital Information

The duration of the undergraduate medical program in Russia is 4-6 years. Sessions usually start in the month of October. To meet the living expenses of staying abroad Indian students can take part in part-time work. A good score in TOEFL and IELTS will be beneficial. Indian students applying for the student visa for studying in Russia need to furnish a letter of acceptance, proof of accommodation, receipt of tuition fee deposit, a valid passport and a proof of funding the course. The tuition fees for the medical program vary from one university to the other.

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