Frequently Asked Questions

Student, who wants to study Medicine, Engineering, Law, Economics,

what questions can arise before traveling to Russia: (FAQ for Study in Russia)   

  • How to make a passport?

A student has to visit their states/cities’ passport office or passport authorities website. And arrange documents as per requirements to process the passport application, if need any assistance student can consult with RREC Team at 

  • How to select a good university and how to take admission in Russian universities?

For selective & most demandable universities students can visit our website or contact us for free guidance, as we are working with Russian Universities for 15 years and having a great experience to guide International students. Reliable Russian Educational Consultants is the name for a one-stop solution for Russian Medical, Technical & Federal Universities. From the RREC team, you can take direct admission without any subagents, because we are the direct admission partners of Top Russian Universities. 

  • What is the Eligibility Criteria to get admission for pursuing MBBS in Russia?

As per MCI, the minimum qualification for Indian students to study MBBS in Russia is 50% in PCB in the 12th standard (General). In the case of SC/ST & others 40%. the minimum age should be 17 years. But some universities require ECB; 60-65% or above, and Some require 60 in CB only. So all mainly depends on the selective university by the student. 

  • Do I have to clear the NEET exam before entering Russian Universities?

Yes, the NEET exam is mandatory for all Indian students who want to join Medical studies abroad or in  India as well. For other countries students, there is no such exam mandatory.

  • Is their entrance exam to get admission in Russian universities?

Yes, some universities required entrance exam for admission. and some universities No. All admissions are strictly on a first come first serve basis.

  • What is the medium of teaching?

The medium of instruction is in English & Russian.

  • When does the academic year start in Russian Universities?

The academic year starts on 1st September.

  • Whats is the duration of courses in Russia?

Medical (MBBS): 6 years, BDS-5 years, Pharmacy-5 years, Preparatory courses: 8-10 months, Engineering 4 years, students can ask their questions at

  • Can a student come back to their native countries during the holidays?

Yes, students get vacations in the month of July & August every year, that time they can visit their native countries. 

  • Can a student earn while studying?

No, a student cannot do a job while studying, because he/she having a student visa. 

  • Where the student will live during their studies in Russia?

Students will live in government hostels provided by the University only.

  • What will be the average monthly expenses?

Nearly 80-100% is enough for one student except for Moscow. Mainly it depends on the student’s lifestyle. 


*These are the main FAQ by students & parents, for more information or queries, the student can contact us