MBBS in Kyrgyzstan

Why Study in Kyrgyzstan

MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is rapidly growing trend among the international potential medical students around the globe. Actually in Kyrgyzstan medical study for undergraduate students is MD ( Doctor of Medicine) which is considered equivalent to MBBS in Pakistan. Mostly, Asian students were used to join China for medical studies in the Bilingual universities but nowadays lot of universities returned to Chinese medium of instruction, which produces the students rush to Kyrgyzstan. Medical studies in Kyrgyzstan keeps many advantages and study of Medicine in Kyrgyzstan is world widely recognized.  

MBBS in Kyrgyzstan is economical for international students seeking studies in foreign. To get Admission for MBBS  in Kyrgyzstan, its easy to process the admission. Students can take admission easily by following  procedures . Kyrgyzstan has earned high rank in the world for having the top notch medical institutions offering MBBS and other medical degree courses. Every year, there is large number of students across the globe who applies to get MBBS admission in Kyrgyzstan. The cost of medical universities in Kyrgyzstan is very low as compared to other countries i.e. European countries, UK and USA. The duration to complete MBBS course in Kyrgyzstan is 6 years. The first five years of MBBS are focused on teaching the basics of medical sciences and clinical studies while the last year is completely focused on training in the affiliated hospitals. 

Some of the reputed medical universities in Kyrgyzstan are listed below:

OSH State University is the leading Educational, Cultural and Scientific Research center of the Kyrgyz Republic. It is one of the most distinguished, prestigious and developed university Eurasian region. The Medical Faculty, OSH State University is a public medical institute located in OSH, Kyrgyzstan. It was opened in 1993 as of the reorganization of the OSH State Pedagogical Institute into OSH State University. The Medical Institute prepares medical professionals in specialties of general medicine and pediatrics. The Medical Institute rewards the degree of MD (equivalent to MBBS in Pakistan). During the years of its existence, the Medical Institute has trained foreign students from more than Twenty Countries. At present 2751 students are studying at the Medical Institute, including about 600 students from other countries such as Pakistan, Nepal, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Iran and Uzbekistan.

Jalal-Abad State University – JaSU was founded on April 2, 1993 in the city of Jalal-Abad, Kyrgyzstan on the basis of already functioning educational institutions. This is a public institution designed to provide higher education in following fields: Medical, Electronics, Energy, Construction, Agro-industrial complex. Approximately 10000 students study at JaSU from countries such as Pakistan, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Palestine, Syria, Turkey, Turkmenistan, the United States, and Uzbekistan. The medical faculty of Jalal-Abad State University is affiliated with the Ministry of Health and Science Education, Kyrgyz Republic. Jalalabad State University is presently aiming to become one of the largest research and training centers of the Kyrgyz Republic, providing training bachelor of technology, a Bachelor of Science, Engineering and Master of Science, as well as academic degrees.

International School of Medicine (ISM) was established in 2003, and as per the Kyrgyz Republic’s Government resolution was made part of the International University of Kyrgyzstan. Currently ISM has about 2500 students majorly from Central and South-Asia. The main aim of ISM is to train highly qualified specialists and to conduct various scientific researches in the field of medicine to provide the best of health services to the entire population of Kyrgyz Republic and neighboring countries. The school uses latest and updated educational technologies to assure highly competent training of doctors. The primary goal of the school is to create highly qualified doctors who are efficient enough to work successfully in any part of the globe. The International School of Medicine is certified from the Ministry of Education and Science of Kyrgyz Republic.

Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (KSMA) was established in the year 1939 and now is considered as one of the oldest medical universities of Kyrgyzstan. The initial batch of the university was comprised of 200 students. Presently, Kyrgyz State Medical Academy is believed to be the pioneer medical academy in comparison to all the medical universities present in Kyrgyzstan. It has been observed and calculated that at present there are more than 540 teachers teaching in this university and a total number of 4,000 students studying MBBS in KSMA. The vast majority of foreign students are from Pakistan who are pursuing MBBS in Bishkek. The university offers opportunity to all its students to practice in various hospitals of the city to get vast and useful experience.

Adam university is a higher educational institute, established in 1994 in Bishkek city the capital of Kyrgyz Republic to provide education, research and training on Business, Finance, Economics, Tourism and medicine for the transition economies of the central Asia. The mission is to promote a society in the development of market and social institutions through the training of competent personnel in different fields. The medical school is the structural division of Adam university officially approved by the Ministry of Health and Ministry of education of Kyrgyz Republic.

Asian Medical Institute has 1800 students from more than 10 countries, including Pakistan, Russia, Nepal, Germany, Kazakhstan and Nigeria. The medium of instruction at the institute is the English language and the length of study for an MD is 6 as well as 5 years. The college is recognized by Medical Council of Pakistan and WHO. The college has a separate hostel for Pakistani students and separate hostel of boys and girls. Halal food is served to the students at the hostel mess. The hostels are centrally heated and rooms are available on sharing basis. The overall cost of education is very low at Asian Medical Institute.

Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University is considered as one of the most prominent universities in Kyrgyzstan for higher studies. The university is well known to provide education in 45 different specialties and in 3 different areas. Based on the Treaty “On friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance” among the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation the university was established in the city of Bishkek (formerly Frunze) in 1993. One of the best advantages for all the students who are studying in this University is that all the students get diplomas of international standard. It has been observed that more than 12,000 students are studying in KRSU, since the time of its establishment. Among which, 1735 are the international students from various countries including Pakistan, Iran, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Palestine, Syria, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Uzbekistan, and the United States.

Important points to read before getting admission in MBBS/BDS/MD

  • Min  marks 60% marks in Grade 12/ A-Levels/ F.Sc require to apply for MBBS in Kyrgyzstan
  • You must have Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English as subjects levels for MBBS in Kyrgyzstan
  • Students will pay on arrival visa fee on Bishkek airport

Documents Required for Admission Process

To apply MBBS in Kyrgyzstan you Must send all the required documents scanned copies as details available following to get admission and start admission process for to study MBBS in Kyrgyzstan.

  1. Passport (First two page scan)
  2. Passport sized Photograph (White background)
  3. Matric/SSC/10 Grade/ O-Levels Certificates / Transcripts/ Marks Sheets
  4. Inter/F.Sc/HSC/12 Grade/ A-Levels Certificates / Transcripts/ Marks Sheets
  5. Medical Checkup Report
  6. Application & Visa letter Fee

Reasons for Kyrgyzstan as ultimate Destination

  • Quality Education
  • Medical degree recognized by WHO, UNESCO and PMDC
  • No entry test 
  • No IELTS or TOEFL required
  • English medium of instruction
  • Cultural diversity


Most frequent questions and answers

Kyrgyzstan is a good choice for MBBS Degree because universities providing MBBS degrees are recognized by World Health Organization and Medical Council of Pakistan. 

As per Medical Council of Pakistan, the minimum qualification for Pakistani Students to get admission in Kyrgyzstan Medical university  is 60% marks in FSC containing subjects i.e. physics, chemistry and biology.

The medium of Instruction is ENGLISH but students can learn Kyrgyz Language as it can be helpful in communicating with local people

Academic Year Starts in the month of September.

Yes. As per the rule of Medical Council of Pakistan, you can practice in Pakistan or you can apply for Government Job by appearing in a “Screening Test”. 

Every university has an International Students Department where the students can address their problems directly or they can contact our Representative in the university.

Student can take International debit card, forex card or hard cash (USD) with them. The International Student Department of the university will help students to open their bank account there.

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