North Kazakhstan State University

|Established:1937 |City:Petropavlovsk |Medium:Eng |Type:Gov.| Rating:4/5 |Affiliations:MCI,WHO,CAMAN & IAESTE

North Kazakhstan State University is known for its quality education with world-class standards to worldwide medical aspirants. It was established in 1937 and is situated in Petropavl, Kazakhstan. This is a government university and named after Manash Kozybayev which is one of the oldest institutes in Kazakhstan for providing education to national as well as international students.

The main attraction of the university is its unique infrastructures (Spread in the area of about 835000 sq. Mtr) equipped with all the latest technologies in the medical industry and its tuition-free which is quite low among all the other medical universities of Kazakhstan.

With its 84 years of educational history, NKSU has been constantly improving the methods of teaching with innovation and trained thousands of medical practitioners who have been servicing people all around the world.

The university has enrolled 12000+ students in its 10 pandemic departments and provides free medical facilities to the foreign students under its scholarship program.

North Kazakhstan State University – Rewards & Ranking

  • According to UNI Ranking, NKSU holds 27th position within the country and 6510th globally
  • According to QS world ranking, it holds a position between 751-800
  • The university got special accreditation in 2014 by IAAR
  • To promote the student’s exchange program with other European institutes, NKSU joined the European Association of Universities (EUA) in 2017
  • Got state license and was recognized as “State University” In 2001

Approved by the following organizations

  • World Health Organization (WHO)
  • National Medical of Council (NMC)/Medical Council of India (MCI)

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS Study in North Kazakhstan State University

Age 17 years by 31st December (In admission year)
NEET Yes (Not older than 3 years)
12th (General Category Students) 50% in PCB
12th (Reserved Category Students) 40% in PCB

Duration of MBBS from NKSU
The course duration of MBBS/MD from NKSU is around 5 years. If we break it down, it will comprise 4.8 years of course duration and 1 year of internship.

Fee structure for MBBS Study in Kazakhstan for North Kazakhstan State University

Fee Structure 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th year Total Fee Fee in INR
Tuition Fee $3800 $3800 $3800 $38000 $3800 $19,000 Rs 14,06,000
Hostel Fee $600 Optional Optional Optional Optional $600 Rs 44,400
Grand Total $19,600 Rs 14,50,400

The mentioned amount is subject to change.

$1 = Rs74

Important dates – October Intake session 2021

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

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How to reach North Kazakhstan State University to study MBBS?

Air Distance from Delhi to Petropavl Kazakhstan – 2977 KM

Distance from  Petropavl airport to NKSU – 19-21 KM

Your total journey will take around 4 hours, first, you will land at Petropavl Kazakhstan airport, where our manager will receive you. All the students will be transported via university bus to the campus.

2. Is NKSU safe for Indian students?

Local people of Kazakhstan are very humble and polite; you will always feel welcomed among them. There is strict law and order for people safely. Whether you are a girl or a boy, you will never feel unsafe.

3. Is this university approved by MCI?

Yes, it is approved by WHO, MCI, and Kazakhstan education ministry as well and it follows all the global standards and guidance.

4. Does the university have a hostel facility?

Yes, the university has a campus hostel facility including a mess facility. There are special arrangements for Indian students like separate hostels and mess run by Indian vendors who provide all Indian recipes to the students.

5. What is the course duration of a medical degree?

The exact course duration of MBBS from North Kazakhstan State University is 4.8 years. After that students need to join 1 internship in their home country.

6. What is the medium of instruction at North Kazakhstan State University?

It follows a fully English medium curriculum and uses English as a language of instruction so students from any country won’t find any language barrier.

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