Kazakhstan, officially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental country largely located in Central Asia with the most western parts of it being located in Eastern Europe. It is the world’s largest landlocked country, and the ninth largest country in the world, with an area of 2,724,900 square kilometres (1,052,100 sq mi). Kazakhstan is the most dominant nation of Central Asia economically, generating 60% of the region’s GDP, primarily through its oil and gas industry. It also has vast mineral resources.

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Kazakhstan is officially a democratic, secular, unitary, constitutional republic with a diverse cultural heritage. Kazakhstan shares borders with Russia, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Turkmenistan, and also adjoins a large part of the Caspian Sea. The terrain of Kazakhstan includes flatlands, steppe, taiga, rock canyons, hills, deltas, snow-capped mountains, and deserts. Kazakhstan has an estimated 18.3 million people as of 2018. Its population density is among the lowest, at less than 6 people per square kilometre (15 people per sq mi). The capital is Nur-Sultan, formerly known as Astana, where it was moved in 1997 from Almaty, the country’s largest city.

The territory of Kazakhstan has historically been inhabited by nomadic groups and empires. In antiquity, the nomadic Scythians have inhabited the land and the Persian Achaemenid Empire expanded towards the southern territory of the modern country. Turkic nomads who trace their ancestry to many Turkic states such as Turkic Khaganate etc. have inhabited the country throughout its history. In the 13th century, the territory was subjugated by the Mongolian Empire under Genghis Khan. By the 16th century, the Kazakh emerged as a distinct group, divided into three jüz (ancestor branches occupying specific territories). The Russians began advancing into the Kazakh steppe in the 18th century, and by the mid-19th century, they nominally ruled all of Kazakhstan as part of the Russian Empire. Following the 1917 Russian Revolution, and subsequent civil war, the territory of Kazakhstan was reorganised several times. In 1936, it was made the Kazakh Soviet Socialist Republic, part of the Soviet Union.

Education is universal and mandatory through to the secondary level and the adult literacy rate is 99.5%. On average, these statistics are equal to both women and men in Kazakhstan.

Education consists of three main phases: primary education (forms 1–4), basic general education (forms 5–9) and senior level education (forms 10–11 or 12) divided into continued general education and vocational education. Vocational Education usually lasts three or four years. (Primary education is preceded by one year of preschool education.) These levels can be followed in one institution or in different ones (e.g., primary school, then secondary school). Recently, several secondary schools, specialised schools, magnet schools, gymnasiums, lyceums, linguistic and technical gymnasiums, have been founded. Secondary professional education is offered in special professional or technical schools, lyceums or colleges and vocational schools.

Over 2,500 students in Kazakhstan have applied for student loans totalling about $9 million. The largest number of student loans come from Almaty, Nur-Sultan and Kyzylorda.

The training and skills development programs in Kazakhstan are also supported by international organisations. For example, on 30 March 2015, the World Banks’ Group of Executive Directors approved a $100 million loan for the Skills and Job project in Kazakhstan. The project aims to provide relevant training to unemployed, unproductively self-employed, and current employees in need of training.


✔ No External Exam

Studying MBBS in Kazakhstan is very easy for international students. As any one across the globe can apply for a seat in medical colleges without any entry exam.

✔ No Donations to be Paid for Enrollment

Unlike India, a student need not pay a donation fee inorder to enroll for a medical admission in china. This saves a lot of money for the parents which can then be used in a productive way.

✔ Worldwide Recognition

Kazakhstan has a simplified admission process for international students. As a part of the Kazakhstan government rolls out a list of medical universities which offer admissions for international students. Additionally, these list of medical universities are also listed and verified by medical school directory of WHO (World Health Organization). Which inturn means that a degree from any of these universities is good enough to appear for medical screening tests in the majority of countries namely India, USA, UK, South Africa, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, etc. In order to get a Medical degree one needs to complete the entire course for 5 years and one year of internship. Once a student has the degree he would be eligible to appear for MCI screening test in India and once the test is cleared the student will be eligible to start practicing as a medical doctor anywhere in India.

✔ Scholarships for International Students:

It is a well known fact that the Kazakhstan Government is open to support the international students with scholarships and subsidy. However, in order to avail this one needs to fulfill the eligible criteria.

✔ Medical Insurance

All the MBBS students are eligible to avail the medical insurance for all courses.

✔ MCI Screening Test

As a part of the curriculum the MBBS universities offers a training for MCI Screening tests which is very important for the International students and Indian students mainly.

✔ Plenty of Quality Hospitals for Internship

The total number of years that takes for the completion of the course is 6 years. Out of which 5 is for class room and standard education in college and 1 year of internship in hospital. Therefore, it is prerogative for every student to find a quality hospital for internship.

Additionally, this is a self explanatory point, Kazakhstan has a huge number of quality hospitals that allows students to enroll for internship.

✔ Hassle Free Admission Process

Getting an admission in a Kazakhstan university much easier when compared to that of indian universities. Due to increased competition and limited number of seats available getting a seat in a good college in india is a tough ask. However, registering for a medical degree in Kazakhstan is hassle free as the eligibility criteria is limited only two things one NEET qualified and second 70% or more in PCBE in 12th.

Additionally, in spite of having a high rank in NEET, average marks in 12th and financially a little week students can apply for a Medical admission in Kazakhstan.

✔ Affordable Fee and Living Cost

Last but not the least, it is a well known fact the college fee per annum is more than 60% cheaper when compared to that of indian medical colleges. Thus, making it a pocket friendly option for both parents and students. The price could start from as low as 2.5 Lakhs per annum.

Additionally, the cost of living is 70% less when compared with any indian city as majority of the colleges are located in not that expensive areas.


✔ Most of the universities are Government Universities of Ukraine

✔ Easy Visa process

✔ High Quality of education which leads to a better results in MCI screening tests

✔ High Standard of living

✔ WHO verified collages

✔ Low hostel and tuition fees

✔ Hassle-free admission process

✔ No need of any exam



Astana Medical University

Kazakh National Medical University

Karaganda State Medical University

Semey State Medical University


✔ Astana Medical University

✔ Kazakh National Medical University

✔ Karaganda State Medical University

✔ Semey State Medical University

✔ Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

✔ South Kazakhstan Medical Academy

✔ Kazakh-Medical-University-Of-Continuing-Education


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Astana Medical University





Kazakh National Medical University





Karaganda State Medical University





Semey State Medical University





Al-Farabi Kazakh National University





South Kazakhstan Medical Academy











* The shared fee structure is a pure conversion of currency from USD to INR and this might very.


✔ One must be qualified in NEET

✔ 70% or more in 12th

✔ Minimum age of 17 years