Your three most asked questions for MBBS in Ukraine answered

Three Most Asked Questions About MBBS In Ukraine

Over 5000 Indian students are studying MBBS in Ukraine.

This number is increasing year after year.

This is because Ukraine is becoming a preferred country for medical education.

In this article, let’s answer the three most asked questions about practicing MBBS in the country. 

1. Will I Be Able To Practice In India?

Once Indian students complete their medical degree from Ukraine, they can attempt the FMGE exam.

This is the Indian licensure exam conducted by NMC. It is conducted twice a year and is directed by NBE(National Board of Examination).

A lot of Indian students study in Ukraine. Availability of regular coaching and a competitive environment are great resources for preparation.  

However, not all universities of Ukraine are acknowledged in India. Students should know the details of the university they are applying for. 

2. Am I Eligible? 

To be able to study in Ukraine, a student has to be eligible for both a course and visa. Criteria and requirements for both are different. One is set by the university and other by the Ukraine government.

The following are certain criteria for admission to MBBS in Ukraine.


A student applying to a university in Ukraine should be 18 years on or before 31st December, of the year of admission to the MBBS course. 

There is an upper age limit too. A candidate cannot apply after 25 years of age.

Entrance Tests

Clearing the IELTS or TOEFL exam is not required for admission in Ukraine.


Two qualification-related conditions have to be fulfilled to be able to apply. Completing class 12th from any regular board and clearing the NEET entrance test.


There is a minimum marks criteria for application to MBBS in Ukraine. General category students must have an aggregate of at least 50% in PCB. Students from SC/ ST/ OBC category need to score a minimum of 40% in PCB. 

3. From Deciding To Joining. The Admission Process.

Admission to a university in Ukraine is a simple procedure with minimum red-tapism.

In 2020, NEET results were declared much later than they are usually done.

But this did not compromise the speed of admission process in Ukraine.

Here is a step by step guide to the admission procedure.

Step 1 

Fill the application form of your favourite university. Here, you will have to attach qualification related documents.

Step 2

If selected, you will receive an admission letter.
Step 3

Submit the documents required for confirmation of admission.

Step 4 

You will receive an invitation letter upon verification of the documents submitted.

Step 5 

Your admission is ensured. You can move to Ukraine but for that, a visa is necessary. Apply for it as soon as possible. You would need the invitation letter while applying for a student visa.

Wrapping Up

The number of students who sit for a NEET exam is a lot more than the seats available in a few top government colleges.

Rest of the students are left with no alternative than to take admission in a private college and private colleges are more than expensive. 

Government-approved colleges of foreign countries like Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine are tough competitors with such private colleges.
Ukraine is affordable, competent and globally recognized. Thus, making it a preferred destination.

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