Smolensk State Medical University, Russia

One of the most favourite medical university in Russia among Indian Students from various parts of the country is Smolensk University. Admission to MBBS at Smolensk State Medical University is in high demand among Indian students due to lot of existing students currently studying spread a good word of mouth due to their satisfaction in the last 10 years.

Smolensk is situated just 4 hours journey (Around 400 Km) from Moscow on the western side on the road going to Belarus. In fact it is very near to the border of Russia and Belarus and is considered to be much better in terms of weather in comparison to the Eastern part of Russia. Around 800 Indian students study at this university.The university is really very large with 1000 Medical seats approved by Ministry of Education of Russia at federal level. Out of these large number of low cost medical seats, 150 seats are reserved for international students. Students from around 50 different countries come to study Medicine at this top notch medical university accordingly, the seats for Indians get further down.

Smolensk state medical university is one of the top medical universities in Russia leading to MD degree. MD degree allotted by the Smolensk medical university is equivalent to MBBS degree in India. The university is approved by MCI and there are more than 400 medical practitioners currently returned from this university are working in various hospitals. It offers various programs in medical (Clinical) and Dental studies at Bachelor, Master and Ph. D level.  On the world map it is placed 22nd in terms of ranking in 2014. Due to this, the government of Russia has raised the level from “Academy” (Meaning a college in Russia) to a “University” from March, 2015. The university also conducts short term (6 Months) and intensive Russian language program for the international students including Indians at the same campus.

The Smolensk State Medical University has various faculty expertise in:

  • Faculty of General Medicine.
  • Faculty of Dentistry.
  • Faculty of Pediatrics.
  • Faculty of Clinical Psychology and Social work.
  • Faculty of higher Nursing.
  • Faculty of Pharmaceuticals.

There are 31 hospitals under Smolensk State Medical University out of which around 8 hospitals with an accumulated hospital beds of 6000 are utilized for the education purpose for the students.

The university has a grand Russian campus infrastructure consisting of hostels, Canteens, hospitals, Reading room, teaching building, Research center and all other facilities within the same campus. The campus is secured by the Russian commandos for the safety of the International students studying MBBS in Russia.If you are searching for a low cost medical university for MBBS in Russia with lots of senior Indian students to support them during the initial year for settling down.

Indian Canteen at Smolensk:

Smolensk State Medical University is one of those rare Russian universities having an Indian canteen providing Indian Vegetarian and Non Vegetarian food to around 800 Indian students at the campus. It provides Lunch and Dinner for every Indians at a low cost of around Rs. 2,000 per Meal cost.  This was one of the major reasons for the Indians to get attracted to this university.

DEADLINE for the Admission to MBBS at Smolensk:

There is only one intake in for low cost medical studies in Russia at Smolensk Medical University in September every year and Application to MBBS at Smolensk Medical University needs to be done in a timely manner due to huge number of applications. The application deadline is generally 30th of June. The minimum academic records of the students in Physics – Chemistry – Biology (PCB) at 10+2 level in Science stream are 60% and there is no entrance exam for the intake. Generally, the students get their 10+2 level results in the month of May in South India and in first week of June in western part of India such as Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan. Further, the students who are repeaters this year need understand that they cannot afford to waste another year in case they fail to crack AIPMT again. Now they already have the 10+2 level results and ca easily get the admission letter before the fresh students apply.
In order to ensure your Admission to MBBS at Smolensk Medical University and ensure a medical seat to study low cost MBBS at this top medical college in Russia, it is advisable to block the seat in this University by just paying the Application fees immediately after getting the transcripts of 10+2 and not wait for the Indian admission system to be completed since there are good chances that the seats would be over by 20th June itself.

COST OF STUDY AT Smolensk State Medical University: 6 YEAR MD PROGRAM

Year-1 Year-2 Year-3 Year-4 Year-5 Year-6
Tuition Fee 770,000 90,000 90,000 90,000 90,000 90,000
Hostel 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000 30,000
Living Cost 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000
Others* 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000 20,000
TOTAL 870,000 190,000 190,000 190,000 190,000 190,000

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The total cost for Indian students to study MBBS in Russia at Smolensk Medical University works to Rs. 12.50 Lacs (for Tuition Fees + Hostel). In case we add the food, living costs for the entire 6 years program, it costs the students a total package of Rs. 18, 20 Lacs. However, the entry to Smolensk Medical University requires very high component in the first year.

In case the student do not prefer to pay high fees for the first year, a uniform fees structure is also acceptable to Smolensk State medical university. However, the amount of outflow would drastically increase to Rs. 390,000 per year towards the fees and the hostel put together. This package will be working to Rs. 23.60 Lacs for Tuition Fees & Hostel.

The student can choose any one of the payment program. The tuition fees and the hostel needs to be paid directly to the university and one must not pay to the agents at any cost! The fees are always preferable to be paid before departure to study MBBS in Russia. On registration with us, it will issue a Travel currency card (Multi currency card) in favor of the student. The parents simply need to pay the amount to the student’s own account. The student can pay the fees through this US$ currency card.

The students must reach there before 10th September every year.


The minimum academic records of the students in Physics – Chemistry – Biology (PCB) at 10+2 level in Science stream are 55%. There are more than 100 low cost medical seats for Indian students. We, as a reputed overseas education consultants in Mumbai for MBBS studies generally block 15 to 20 seats every year in this university and can accommodate students eligible for Smolensk to study MBBS in Russia at Smolensk Medical University. The students must reach there before 10th September every year.


Most of the time, the students are confused on how to apply for MBBS in Russia and the agents normally charge too much for the admission to this top medical college. In order to facilitate the students and make the entire process simpler and hassle free, we have launched an On-Line Application system where in the entire application system is directly connected with the admission portal of Smolensk Medical University or its global representatives handling admission process has already allocated the medical seats to us to study MBBS in Russia for Indian students. It is our endeavour to create an honest counselling and admission system so that the students can apply directly to the selected medical universities or top medical colleges in Russia without any problem.

There is absolutely NO NEED TO PAY any advance in this system. Simply submit your documents on-line and even pay the university application fees (non-refundable) on the spot. You can now be sure of your admission letter once we has kept the admission open in that university if you are eligible for the same.

There are 3 important points before Indian students should apply for the MBBS in Russia programs:

  1. The Eligibility criteria needs to be met with academic requirements
  2. The application should be before the deadline as specified
  3. The seats should be available with us (You can see it on top of the page if the admission is open or closed. Once the seats are full, the box would turn RED)


We, a reputed education consultant in India and specialized for Medical programs, has been placing Indian students for MBBS in Russia in general & at specifically for Smolensk Medical University as its official representative in India. By now, we has been successful in placing more than 300 students for MBBS in Russia programs while many of our students are currently at Smolensk Medical University studying in different levels.

Always prefer to apply directly instead of local smaller overseas education consultants for admission at cheap and low cost medical program in Russia since it would give the Indian students a chance to get honest guideline to select the right university suitable for MBBS in Russia.


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