Kazan federal university

Kazan Federal University is one of the premium medical institutes of the Russian federation. It was established in 1804 and is situated in Kazan city of Russia. It is a leading academic and research center with more than 50000 students including 1500 international students from 90 countries of the world. However, the institute has 200 years of academic history but got its federal status in 2010.

The university is known for its academic results and research in various fields including Biomedicine, Pharmacology, Geology, nanotechnologies, pedagogy, and inter-disciplinary spheres. As it is one of the most preferred universities of Russia among Indian medical aspirants, it ranked in the top universities for nurturing or creating world-class medicine specialists or doctors to serve humanity.

Kazan Federal University – Ranking and Recognition

  • UNIrank worldwide rank – 423
  • UNIrank Country rank – 5
  • QS World University Rankings – 347
  • QS Stars – 5+
  • Times Higher Education – 601

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS Study in Kazan Federal University

  • Age – 17 years in the respective year (by 31st December)
  • NEET – Qualifying scorecard should not be older than 3 year
  • 12th – Candidate from any category must have 60% marks in 12th (Physics, Chemistry, Biology)

Duration of MBBS in Russia from Kazan Federal University

Estimated duration – 6 years (Delay in some situations)

Exact duration – 5.8 years (4.8 years classroom session and 1-year internship)

Fee structure for MBBS in Russia 2021-2022

Fee Structure  1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th year 5th year 6th year Total Fee in INR
Tuition Fee RUB 4,50,000 RUB 4,50,000 RUB 4,50,000 RUB 4,50,000 RUB 4,50,000 RUB 4,50,000 RUB 27,00,000 Rs 27,00,000*
Hostel fee RUB 7400 Optional  Optional  Optional  Optional  Optional RUB 7400 Rs 7400
Grand Total RUB127,07,400 Rs 27,07,400

*1 RUB = 1 Rs (23 Aug 2021)

If students opt for a Food facility, they will need to pay an additional RUB 100 to 150. Food is optional because a self-cooking facility is also there. 

The above amount and fee structure are subject to change, depending on the current currency value and changes in the university’s policy. To know the exact fee structure, contact us @ +91-9310374013.

Important dates – October Intake session 2021

Application Start Date August 2021
Invitation Letter Within 15 days
Admission Start Date October 2021
Last Date of Admission Form By the end of October 2021

Important dates – January Intake session 2022 (Winter Intake)

Application Start Date December 2022
Invitation Letter Within 15 days
Admission Start Date January 2021
Last Date of Admission Form By the end of January 2021

Benefits of study MBBS from Kazan Federal University, Russia


  • Robust infrastructure focused on practical learnings
  • 1000+ international students take admission every year
  • More than 70 years of history of creating successful MBBS practitioners
  • 12:1 Students teacher ratio
  • Decent MCI Screening/FMGE test passing rate
  • Fully English medium course
  • Affiliation with local hospitals

Accommodation and food at KFU Russia

Kazan Federal University is one of the biggest medical education institutes in Russia, it has sufficient units of hostels to accommodate all the students who have registered for a hostel.

For Indian students, there is a facility for separate hostels (Boys & Girls both). 2 or 3 seater hostels are equipped with all necessary facilities that enhance the level of productivity while studying and give full comfort like home. The students will get AC, central heating system, wifi, electricity, RO water, GYM, Sports complex, and many more.

A special Food facility for Indian students is provided in which all Indian recipes are cooked by Indian chefs. Indian students will never miss their home’s food while studying.

How to reach Kazan Federal University to study MBBS in Russia?

Students need to take a flight from Delhi international airport to Kazan city, Russia. The total distance is around 3736 km and the flight takes approximately 11 hours to cover the distance including layover time. Once the student’s group arrives at Kazan airport, our representative will receive all of them and all the students will be transported to the university campus by college bus or other suitable modes of transport. The distance is around 25 km far from the airport, which takes approx 20 minutes to reach the university premises.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does Kazan Federal University provide scholarships?

Yes, scholarships are provided to the students based on their merit. If a student performs well in the semesters, the university also offers additional benefits to encourage the students.

  • What is the total budget of MBBS at KFU Russia?

The total estimated budget for MBBS at KFU, Russia is around 27 lakh.

  • How will I get clinical exposure at  Kazan Federal University?

The university has an affiliation with the local hospitals. During the internship, a student will be required to treat the patients in the various departments of hospitals under the guidance of senior doctors. This internship will give you great practical exposure and will take you closer to becoming a successful doctor.

  • What is the living cost in Russia?

The currency of India and Russia fluctuates with very little margin. Currently RUB 1 = Rs 1. The students can manage their living expenses with the same budget as India.

  • How can I evaluate education quality at KFU?

There are highly experienced teachers, professors, and scholars having Ph.D. degrees in their respective fields. So you will be taught by experts. The university uses modern technology to deliver the best theoretical as well as practical knowledge to the students.

  • Do I need to clear any language proficiency exam?

No, you will not need to qualify for any language proficiency exam like IELTS, TOEFL. You just need to fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria mentioned above to get admission.