MBBS in Ukraine

Ukraine is quite popular for studying Mbbs in Ukraine. Indian students in large number move to Ukraine every year. Apart from Indians, foreign students from different countries like Poland, Germany, Georgia, Romania, Belarus and Russia come to the country. There are many good universities in Ukraine which are world ranked among those are Lviv National Medical University and Sumy State University. Because of the low cost of living and affordable fees structure, it is a favored destination for most of the students. Almost all the Universities of Ukraine are recognized by MCI, and WHO. It is even recognized by International bodies like ECFMG and FAIMER. Students get the opportunity to study PG from USA after completing Mbbs from Ukraine. They have to clear USMLE step 1 and step 2 exams for PG course from US.
Ukraine is a very beautiful city with a population of about 42.5 million people. It has the highest number of population in the world. Kiev is the capital city of Ukraine and Ukrainian is the official language followed by the people in the country. Students do not have to worry for the language, because in colleges and Universities the medium of instruction is Ukrainian, Russian and English .In the year 2018, MBBS ASIST have sent approximately 200 students for studying Mbbs in Ukraine.
Ukraine is slowly developing now, so it is ranked in 88th number in the Human Development

Why Student Should go for MBBS in Ukraine

  • Ukraine offers the best Education in terms of quality as compared to other countries.
  • Tuition fees are quite lower and affordable for the students to bear the expense.
  • The Ukraine government supports and provides financial help to the Universities to improve the Education and research fields.
  • Students don’t have to pay any donation for admission in Mbbs from the country.
  • The infrastructure of the Medical colleges and lab are excellent with required facilities for the students.
  • Apart from studies, students are also inspired to participate in extracurricular activities.
  • The University is recognized by WHO, MCI and UNESCO.
  • Accommodation and living cost in Ukraine is very cheap and inexpensive.
  • Lakhs of students are studying in the Country which includes India and International countries. Many of them has already passed out from the University, and currently working in different fields.
  • Classes are mainly conducted in English language in the Universities, keeping in view the ratio of International students.
  • The faculties and professors are all highly educated and skilled with degrees from top international countries.

Beauty of Ukraine

The eastern European country Ukraine is presently celebrating its 27th years of Independence. It is the largest country of the continent next to France. The country has all the seven world heritage sites like the Saint-Sophia Cathedral in Kiev city, primeval beech forest of the carpethians, the ancient city of Chersonesus and so on. Apart from world heritage sites, the country is also famous for majestic Orthodox Cathedrals.
Some of the major cities of Ukraine are Kharkiv, Odessa, Donetsk, and Lviv. The Population of Ukraine is nearly 46 million presently. The currency of Ukraine is Hryvnia. Indian Embassy is in Kiev in the country. In India the Embassy is in Vasant Vihar.The local language of the country is Ukrainian. Although Russia is widely spoken in the Country. The people in the country are all well educated and so the literacy rate is 99%.There are lots of tourist activities in Ukraine. It is a hub for beautiful places to visit. The country has many good restaurants and pubs to offer.

Climate of Ukraine

The climate of Ukraine is continental. Winters are generally cold and snowy while summers are Warm and hot. The average temperature is 24 degree centigrade in the month of July. It is very cold in the month of January with temperature going down below 0 degree centigrade.

Winters are very cold with temperature exceeding -20 degree centigrade. Snowfall and snowstorms are likely to occur in winter season. In summer the temperature exceeds to 25-30 degree centigrade. It goes high till 35 degree centigrade.


Students can take direct flight to Ukraine in a very cheap amount. Air Asthana , Air Arabia, and Aeroflot all this flights offer cheap rates for Ukraine. It takes almost 7 hours to reach Ukraine. You can take direct flight from Delhi International Airport. There is total of 30 airports in Ukraine, out of which 16 of them are International. The main airport is in Kiev , from there the students can take taxi, bus or high speed train to reach the University.

Advantages to Study MBBS in Ukraine

Due to the high fees structure of Mbbs in India, students prefer to study Mbbs in Ukraine. Out of the 381 medical colleges in India, 160 of them are government and 221 are private. In government colleges there are only 25,085 numbers of seats and the number of students appearing for NEET exam is 13 lakhs in 2018.This ratio increases every year. So, it is not possible for every student to get seat in government colleges. The fees of private colleges are not possible for every student to afford, as it is quite high. So, the only option left with the student to fulfill his dream is to study Mbbs from low cost Universities. Among the International countries, only Asian countries offer Mbbs in less fees. So there is a high ratio of Indian students moving to these countries. The Universities offer all the theoretical classes in English language only, so that the students can easily understand. The course fees and the other expenses are also very much affordable for the students. So, we suggest students to go for Ukraine if they have low budget. Ukraine offers good universities in low fees structure as compared to other countries. The MCI passing ratio of the country is also very good in the last years.

Details of Krok Exam for Studying MBBS in Ukraine

Krok is a compulsory exam which the students have to appear during their Medical study. There are two types of Exam Krok 1 and Krok 2. All Mbbs students studying in Ukraine has to go through this exam. It is also compulsory to pass in this exam. Without passing the exam the student is not allowed to continue his studies.
Exam is conducted in the form of multiple type questions.The question pattern is prepared from whatever he has studied in the first year and second year. There are some rules and regulations which the student has to follow during the exam time. The student is not allowed to carry any objects rather than the required materials for the exam. The total marks for the exam is 200.The timing is also 200 minutes. The student has to just tick the correct answer from the given options.
The exam is very strict, so they cannot talk with anyone while writing the exam. If they do so, they may be restricted and cannot appear for the exam. After finishing the exam they can handover the answer sheet and move out of the exam hall. The result will be announced a few days after the exam.

List of the Universities Listed Under MCI

Lviv national medical unversity


Vinnitsa national medical unversity


Sumy state university

Sumy state

Bogomolets national medical university


Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University


Ternopil State Medical University

Ternopil State Medical University

Bogomolets national medical university


Taras Shevchenko National University


Zaporozhye State Medical University

Zaporozhye State Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University

Kharkiv National Medical University

Bukovinian State Medical University

Bukovinian State Medical University

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy

Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy

Admission Process of MBBS in Ukraine

Documents Required

  • Copy of passport
  • 10th and 12th marksheet
  • Migration certificate/School leaving certificate
  • Passport size photo

After submitting all the documents to the University, the student will receive the Admission letter immediately within 4-5 days and after a few days he will receive the Invitation letter from the Ministry which will take atleast 15-20 days time.

After all the formalities are done from the University, the visa process will start. The candidate has to submit all his original documents for visa application.

Visa Documents

  • Original copy of Invitation Letter
  • Bank Statement with latest 3 months closing balance of 2.5 lakhs
  • Original Passport
  • Visa Photographs
  • Eligibility

    • 10th pass from recognized Board.
    • 12th pass from recognized Board.
    • Candidate should not be less than 17 years of age at the time of applying to the University.
    • NEET Qualify compulsory for admission.


Universities Budget
Lviv National Medical University $4,900
Bogomolets National Medical University $4,500
Vinnitsa National Medical University $5,000
Ivano Frankivsk National Medical University $4,000
Poltava State Medical University $3,850
Dnipropetrovsk State Medical University $4,212
Sumy State University $4,400

The Duration of the course is 6 years for all the Universities. From India, every year almost 600-700 students come to the country to study Medicine in different Universities.