Karaganda State Medical University

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Karaganda State Medical University was founded in 1950. It is one of the outstanding medical universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Out of the 60 top universities of the country, Karaganda State Medical University has been ranked at the 8th position. This university is the first medical university in Kazakhstan. Karaganda State Medical University offers bachelors as well as post graduate programs and it also provides multilevel training of professionals. The training is provided in the Russian and English languages in the university. From this university, more than 8000 students are studying MBBS and other degrees today. The teaching faculty of the university is the best and thus it delivers quality education to students.

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About Karaganda State Medical University

The University is included in the WHO world directory of medical schools and is a member of the associations AMEE, ASME, ORPHEUS, EUA, UMAP, IADE, and AMEA. By the decision of the Government in 2019, the University received the status of a research University. Karaganda Medical University is the leading medical University in Kazakhstan for training qualified specialists for the health care system, which has a high reputation in the field of educational, scientific and medical services. Traditionally, the training of doctors at the Medical University of Karaganda is focused on the development of practical skills and research skills. Simulation technologies and distance learning are widely used at the University. in particular, the Simulation centre of our University is the first and only one among the CIS countries. The University provides training in Kazakh, Russian and English at all levels of training: 8 bachelor\\\'s programs, 9 master\\\'s programs, 29 residency programs and 4 doctoral programs. And in the following areas: health and social security (medicine), engineering, natural Sciences, and interdisciplinary. The graduates are the main university certificate. More than 33 thousand highly qualified doctors successfully and favourably work in all regions of Kazakhstan as well as near and far abroad. Three of KSMU graduates in different years headed the medical service of the country: the RK Minister of Health (1971-1982), academician of the Russian Academy of medical sciences and the National academy of sciences of the RK, laureate of the State Prize of the RK and professor Toregeldy Sharmanovich Sharmanov; the Minister of Health (2006 -2008), laureate State prize of the RK and doctor of medical sciences Anatoliy Grigorevich Dernovoi; the RK Minister of Health (2010-2014), doctor of medical sciences Salidat Zekenovna Kairbekova. Every year, more than 97% of graduates are employed both in Kazakhstan and abroad. The University has 2 recreation areas and 6 dormitories with a total area of 30142.9. 2500 students live in the hostel. It is planned to build a 400-bed dormitory in 2021-2022.

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Karaganda State Medical Universityat a Glance

Total Number of Students

8000 both

Admission Criteria

10+2 pass, 50% required in PCB subjects

NEET Eligibility

Must be NEET Qualified

Mandatory Documents

10+2 certificate & Marksheet, NEET results, Passport

Application Dates

December, 2021


5 years

Average Tuition Fees (for MBBS)

3700 USD

Language of study for MBBS

English Medium

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  • 4 faculties 51 departments, 13 educational and research laboratories
  • Karaganda State Medical University has a network of well furnished, safe and comfortable hostel system.
  • Accommodation in hostels is provided for all national and international students.
  • Fund of study materials consists of textbooks, periodicals, tutorials, manuals, etc for studies and research.
  • Events related to national holidays (Diwali, Holi), sports events, cultural and educational work with foreign students (visiting museums, exhibition halls, tourist trip to Astana) are organised to help International students accommodate better to the life at the University.

Karaganda State Medical University - Fee Structure

Tution Fee Year Tution Fee (USD) Tution Fee (INR)
1st 3700 259000
2nd 3700 259000
3rd 3700 259000
4th 3700 259000
5th 3700 259000
Total 18500 1295000
Fee Particular Fee Fee INR
Hostel Fee 500 USD$ Per Year 35000 INR Per Year
Mess Charges 100 USD$ Per Month 7000 INR Per Month
One Time Charges (in first year only) 1000 USD$ 70000 INR
Miscellaneous Expenses 500 USD$ 35000 INR
Total First Year Package 5500 USD$ 385000 INR
Processing Fee 1500USD$ + GST (18%) 105000USD$ + GST (18%)
Total Approx Budget 7000 Lacs* 490000 Lacs*
Additional Info. visa And flight tickets charges will be extra up to Rs.50,000/- to Rs.80,000/- (or more approximately).


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Documents Required

Scanned Copy of Valid international Passport (document must be notarized and translated into Kazakh or Russian)

Copy of higher secondary education (transcript of documents required)

Copy of NEET UG Result

English Proficiency certificate (If available)

Certificate of Preparatory courses (If available)

Original Birth certificate

Non-criminal certificate (Affidavit copy)

Medical Certificates (Includes Mental health, Infectious diseases certified by the health authority of respective country)

Official study invitation approved by the migration department of Kazakhstan

Eligibility Criteria
The medical aspirants must fit into the following eligibility criteria for doing MBBS course:

The student must be 17 years old or more as on 31st December of the year in which the admission is being taken.

The applicants must have completed class 12th from a regular board.

If the student is from SC/ST/OBC, then the student must have an aggregate of at least 40% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject.

Students need to clear NEET from 2019 onwards for admission to MBBS courses in any country abroad.

If the student is from the General category, then the student must have an aggregate of at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and must have English as a compulsory subject.

Accreditation and Recognition

The institute has official recognition of various medical organization mentioned below, the students must have a look at it

National Medical Commission (NMC)

World Health Organisations (WHO)

Why Karaganda State Medical University is Best Option

  • The degrees and diplomas from the university are recognized world wide.
  • This is the most significant university in Kazakhstan.
  • This university ranks among the top 50 best universities in the Kazakhstan.
  • Karaganda is a peace loving country. Thus, a very nice place to study and live.
  • With the Association of medical education in Europe(AMEE), Great Britain, and World federation of medical education the university has collaborations.
  • The university has the best and highly qualified teaching faculty.
  • The tuition fees and the hostel fees are very low compared to other countries.

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Rector's Message

The MBBS in KAZAKHSTAN is a very well-known course to all the medical aspirants as all top medical colleges in Kazakhstan is recognized by WHO, USMLE, IMED GMC, and MCI. Many wellknown universities here are offering MBBS in KAZAKHSTAN for Indian Students to achieve their dreams. You can find one of the best MBBS Universities in Kazakhstan. More than 5,000 Indian students come here every year and more than 60, 000 medical students to get their medical degree. And that’s why Kazakhstan is the #1 national medical university. The medical college of Kazakhstan is undoubtedly a bright star in a sky full of medical colleges, and that’s why MBBS Admission in KAZAKHSTAN has become the 1st choice for most medical students. To Study Medicine, in Kazakhstan, you will need to obtain 50% in PCB.

Mr. Daniel Parker

Daniel Parker

Admission Procedure

Following is the admission process of applying for the MBBS course at Karaganda State Medical University

Students who want to secure admission at Karaganda State Medical university must fill the online application form along with all the required documents.The applicants must fill online application forms at SouthThe applicants must fill online application forms at South



The applications sent by the students are reviewed by the university and then they need to deposit the fees into the university's bank account.The applicants must fill online application forms at SouthThe applicants must fill online application forms at South



Once the admission of students is confirmed, their immigration procedure will begin. After this, a ministry order will be received by the university and it issues an invitation letter to the students as well.The applicants must fill online application forms at SouthThe applicants must fill online application forms at South



The visa approval takes nearly 30 days after all the above procedures are completed.The applicants must fill online application forms at SouthThe applicants must fill online application forms at South



Once the fee is cleared, students can then apply for the student visa. After the arrival of a visa, the day and date of departure of applicants are planned and finalized.The applicants must fill online application forms at SouthThe applicants must fill online application forms at South



Karaganda State Medical University - Semester wise Syllabus

1st Year

1st Semester
2nd Semester
Anatomy & Histology,

2nd Year

3rd Semester
Histology, Biochemistry, Anatomy, Physiology, cell biology, Microbiology, General pathology,
4th Semester
Micro-Biology, Biochemistry, Physiology,

3rd Year

5th Semester
Pathology, Pharmacology, Micro-Biology and Path physiology,
6th Semester
Pathology, Path Pathology, Pharmacology, genetics and principles of clinical medicine,
7-12th Semester
Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Oncology, Neurology, General Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Internal medicine, Neurology, Primary Care Medicine, and Psychiatry, Psychology, ENT, Cardiology and Emergency Medicine.,

Courses Offered at Karaganda State Medical University Under the supervision of highly qualified faculty.

The students must go through the numerous MBBS faculties
provided at Karaganda State Medical University:

General Medicine
General Medicine
General Medicine
General Medicine

Cost of Living

Shymkent city has a very affordable living cost which varies according to individual expenses,
the table given below shows the monthly basis living expenses of the city:

Particular Approx Range in USD Approx Range in RS
Tuition Fees 4,750 280
Hostel fees 40,000 2800
Total 3,72,000 210

Hostel & Accommodation

Karaganda State Medical University facilitates hostel facilities with the latest amenities on campus:
  • Sports
  • Library
  • Accommodation
  • Classroom
  • Modern Equipment


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Hostel Facilities

University distance from Hostel: The hostel is located in the university campus.

Room occupancy info: The hostels are available in twin sharing occupies in rooms. Students can choose one of them based on their needs, requirement, budget, and availability

Basic Amenities: All the rooms are well-furnished and centrally heated with all the necessary amenities like a bed, bed sheets, mattress, study table, wardrobes, etc. Moreover, there is a common study room is there in every hostel.

Laundry room info: Each floor of every hostel is having a common laundry room that can be used by every student on that particular floor

Kitchen info: Each floor of every hostel is having a common kitchen which can be used by every student of that particular floor. Kitchens are shared with 2-3 electric burners, and a microwave, where students can cook their meals whenever they want to do.

Washroom and Toilet info: There is a common washroom and a common toilet is there for every floor in the hostel.

Boy and Girl Division info: Boys and girls hostels are separate.

Security info: All the hostels are very safe and secure as they have security cameras in every hostel for the students safety. Also, have the security staff to secure every hostel.

Indian Mess availability info: Indian foods are available in the mess for the students and they are providing healthy and nutritious food to every student and staff. Every hostel is having a common mess on the ground floor

Gym info: The university has a gym in the hostel with modern machines and tools like dumbbells, treadmill, etc.

Staff dedicated to making a difference

We are fortunate to attract some of the brightest people in our industry to
work with us and to care for the children that call Chileda home.

The talents of our staff are exceeded only by their enthusiasm and commitment. Many of our staff have been with Chileda
for over 15 years, a testament to their dedication, belief in our mission and to each child’s potential to succeed.


Q.1 Is a medical degree valid from Karaganda State Medical University valid in India?

Yes, the degree from Karaganda State Medical University is valid in India as it is approved by the National Medical commission.


Q.2 Is there any facility for veg food?

Yes, the university mess, as well as restaurant in the city, provide veg food and Indian food too.


Q.3 What do i have to do if i want to practice in the USA?

Students needs to clear the USMLE the licensing exam for getting medical license to practice in the USA.


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