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Innovation in MBBS Universities of Russia and about FMGE Exam

Innovation in MBBS Universities of Russia and about FMGE Exam

Talking about today’s generation any individual wants to be far more superior or one step ahead. Whether it is he/she, they are looking to find their strength in that particular field which they choose. There are so many courses are there in the world that provide high-quality education at affordable tuition fees from highly skilled faculty and staff. In that case, the doctorate field or MBBS course is one of the most highly ranked courses in the world. And talking about countries Russian Universities are the perfect location or place to study MBBS courses. Doing an MBBS in Russia is not only the perfect choice for those who are from Russia or Russian born but also for those who are looking to do MBBS outside their country or want to do MBBS abroad or want to study MBBS abroad.

About Crimea Federal University

Crimean Federal University is a huge university in Crimea. It is also the largest university in southern Russia and is popular for its tremendous medical education. The University is approved or recognized by big organizations like WHO (World Health Organization) and NMC (National Medical Commission). Located in Simferopol city, the Crimean Federal University is the first medical institution of higher education. The university is well-known all over the world due to many world-renowned researchers and scientists. It is the best choice for students who wish to study MBBS in Russia.

The University established in the year 1918, the V.I Vernadsky by Crimea Federal University offers the 6 years MBBS program. Candidates get a quality medical high standard of education with better clinical practices. The Crimean Federal University is listed among the highly-ranked medical universities in Russia.

  •   Crimean Federal University founded in- 1918
  •   Crimen Federal University medium of Education- English
  •   Crimean Federal University Fees- 2,50,000 RUB
  •   Accreditation- WHO and NMC
  •   Admission Criteria: NEET qualified

This University has provided the right direction to those students also who are not fully satisfied or convinced with their country’s education standard system. And also it is also helpful for those students who are looking to study MBBS abroad with affordable tuition fees of cost.

About Northern State Medical University

The Universityis situated in the city named Arkhangelsk, in Russia. The University was founded in 1932. Not only candidates or aspirants whose origin is Russia but also foreign or international candidates want to do an MBBS course from this University because of their high-quality education process. They give admission tests for becoming a part of this particular University. University has so many highly skilled faculty and staff that give a high-quality standard of education which enhances student's skills in the doctorate or medical field. Doing MBBS from this University makes them top-quality doctorate degree holders by which they can get jobs anywhere in the world without any difficulty. 

As mentioned above theNorthern State Medical University fee structure is also low which is nearly about 4,53,699 INR 

The University Ranking in the country is 223rd and in the world it is 5207th. 

Founded in the year: 1932

Education Year: English

Yearly Tuition Fees: 4,53,699 INR

Recognized by: NMC, IMED, and WHO

Exam need to qualify: NEET Qualified

Students Trained every year: 5,500+

Country Ranking: 195th

World Ranking: 5703rd

Why Choose Russian Universities

  •   Provide highly skilled and highly qualified faculty, and professors who give the right direction to the individual’s career and secure their upcoming life in the Medical Field.
  •   Having fully-furnished classes, laboratory classes, and practical classes.
  •   The university gives web classes on the University website which helps those students who can’t travel from their accommodation to the University due to the far distance between them.
  •   As mentioned above online classes given at the university may also help those candidates or aspirants who live outside Russia to complete their MBBS course.
  •   If somehow aspirant or student misses the web classes on the University website then the aspirant has the facility to see the recorded classes videos as they are provided on the university website.
  •   Hostel facilities for the candidates are also of high quality, with clean sanitation facilities, mess, canteen facilities, gyms, etc.
  •   Providing a scholarship facility every year to the aspirants according to their academic performance.
  •   Tuition fees at Universities are so much more affordable or low cost of money which helps those students who are financially weak.

 The Admission Process at the Universities

  •   Registration Process
  •   Admission
  •   Admission Letter/ Letter of Recommendation
  •   Document Verification
  •   Letter of Invitation
  •   Visa formalities
  •   Ticketing and Departure

Eligibility Criteria for Admission in the Universities


Aspirants compulsory to clear the NEET UG Exam.


  •   50% marks for General Category in the 12th standard.
  •   40% marks for reserved category candidates.
  •   Students must have Physics, Chemistry, and Biology as the main subjects.


Age should be 17 by 31st December in that year when admission is taken.

Documents Required for Admission in Universities

  •   10th and 12th Board Exam Marksheet
  •   NEET Scorecard of the Candidate
  •   Original Passport
  •   Passport size photographs
  •   Health and fitness certificate
  •   Covid-19 Report(Negative)
  •   HIV Report

About FMGE/NEXT Exam

The NMC introduced the FMGE(Foreign Medical Graduates Examination)/NEXT(National Exit Test) for medical graduates who are doing MBBS courses outside India and want to become eligible for getting a license in the medical field. This exam or test is only for those students who completed their MBBS program from outside India. It is the exam for medical aspirants or candidates who completed their graduation and then he/she needs to qualify for this exam to practice postgraduate program in medicine like MD, MS, etc, and get permission to open medical stores, clinics, and many more medical field department.

Exam Information:

  •   Marking:
  •   Total Questions: 540
  •   Question Type: MCQs
  •   Medium Of Exam: English
  •   Mode of Examination: Computer-Based Test
  •   Paper 2 - Practical
  •   Paper 1 - Theory
  •   Exam Name:FMGE(Foreign Medical Graduates Examination)/NEXT Exam(National Exit Test)
  •   Conducted by: NBE(National Board of Examination)
  •   Exam Paper: 
  •   a) +4 (Correct Answer)
  •   b) 0 (Incorrect Answer)

FMGE/NEXT Exam Eligibility

  •   Candidates should be Indian or overseas citizens of India.
  •   Candidates should have clear or qualified for the MBBS courses or medical program from any Indian medical University or foreign medical University.
  •   Aspirants have to submit proof of important documents such as an Eligibility Certificate (if applicable).

Documents required for Exam

  •   10th Class Mark Sheet
  •   12th Class Mark Sheet
  •   Address Proof
  •   Internship Certificate
  •   Birth Certificate
  •   Passport Size Photos

FMGE Exam Syllabus and their total marks


    Subject: Medical and Allied

  •   Total Marks: 120
  •   Subject: Pediatrics
  •   Total Marks: 60
  •   Subject: Surgery and Allied
  •   Total Marks: 120
  •   Subject: Obstetrics and Gynecology
  •   Total Marks: 120
  •   Subject: ENT
  •   Total Marks: 60
  •   Subject: Ophthalmology
  •   Total Marks: 60

FMGE/NEXT Exam Pattern


  •    Conducted for final-year candidates
  •    It is an online-based MCQs exam
  •   It is valid up to next 2-3 years.
  •   For PG Admission NEXT-1 score is required.
  •   If you do not clear the NEXT-1, then you are not eligible to participate in the internship program.
  •   You can re-appear for the examination.


  •   Only those who qualify for the NEXT-1 can appear for NEXT-2.
  •   It is a Practical exam to check the basic practical knowledge of the aspirants.
  •   After clearing the Next examination aspirants will get a license to practice in India or they can apply for a postgraduate program in medicine.


Que 1: How many questions are appearing in the FMGE/ NEXT Exam?

Ans1: The question appearing in the FMGE/NEXT Exam is 540.

Que 2: Is there any negative marking in the NEXT Examination?

Ans 2: No it is not official yet that there is a negative marking for wrong answer.

Que 3: Why does an Indian applicant require passing the FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Examination)?

Ans 3:The FMGE is for foreign medical graduates who want to practice in India after completing the MBBS degree. Applicants can apply for the postgraduate medical programs after qualifying for the examination.

Que 4: What is the passing percentage for the NEXT Examination?

Ans 4: Applicants who appear in the National Exit Test will pass only if they successfully score above 50% of their marks in the examination. The final result is declared by the NBE on the official website candidates can the result from there.

Que 5: Is the NEXT Exam tougher than the NEET PG exam?

Ans 5: No, the NEXT Exam is not tougher than the NEET PG Exam.

It is just to produce more skillful doctors with better practical and clinical knowledge. However, the complete examination process will increase the time duration of medical education.

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