Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan


History, Affiliations & Rankings

I.K. Akhunbaev Kyrgyz State Medical Academy (KSMA), commonly known as Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy, was established on 1st September 1939. It is located in the capital city of Kyrgyzstan - Bishkek. For the past 80 years, KSMA has been standing tall in the world of medical education. It is the oldest university in Kyrgyzstan. It is recognised by WHO, FAIMER, IMED. The medical degree offered by KSMA is globally acclaimed and is recognised by many international bodies, the KSMA is recognised by the NMC. Infrastructure, Campus & Courses The medical library at KSMS is one of the largest in Kyrgyzstan comprising more than 4,00,000 books and also having digital reading material. It offers a range of facilities to the students, and education is not just restricted to the lecture halls. Students are given the opportunity to take part in many extra-curricular activities such as rotations, seminars, and projects. The campus also has a gym, sports complex and well-equipped hostels. The environment of the academy helps the students thrive and grow not only as a professional student who can excel in her/his job but also as a responsible citizen who would ensure that her/his knowledge does great to the lives of those who need it. Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy has seven faculties, namely, Faculty of General Medicine, Faculty of Pediatrics, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medical and Preventative Care, Faculty of Nursing and Faculty of Foreign Citizens. All of these faculties administer the courses offered by KSMA.

Accomplishments & Alumni

The highly qualified faculty of Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy make up a team of 600 members. Out of these 600 faculty members, 7 are the academicians of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic (NAS KR), 55 are the Doctors of Sciences, 4 are the Corresponding Members of NAS KR and 215 are the PhD (Candidates of Sciences) at KSMA. Over the years, a number of medical students have graduated from KSMA. As the college is recognised by MCI, Indian students usually prefer to appear in Foreign Medical Graduates Examination (FMGE), a screening test conducted to apply for a medical licence in India. Some also go for higher studies to acquire a specialized degree in the field of medicine.

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies The education in Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy is conducted in three languages which are Kyrgyz, Russian and English. The MD course offered by KSMA attracts a number of foreign students. KSMA has a selection committee that takes care of the selection procedure of students enrolling to Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy. Currently, Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy has more than 6000 students from the country as well as around the world. Students from 19 foreign countries are pursuing medical degrees from KSMA. After acquiring a medical degree from KSMA, students either apply for higher studies or choose to take relevant exams to get a medical license for practice.

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Study MBBS at Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy

The MBBS degrees duration at Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy is 6 years including one year of internship. Its curriculum is designed by industry experts to equip students with both theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of medicine. Here are the major highlights of MBBS at Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy:

Type of University


Year of Establishment


Course Name



6 years(including internship)

Accredited By


Minimum Requirement for Admission

NEET, 10+2 with 50% in PCB

Medium of Instruction


Tuition Fee*

INR 3,15,000

Intake for MBBS Course


Seats of International Students


Size of Campus (in acres)


Hostel+Food Expenses*

INR 70,000

Student/Faculty Ratio


University Rankings

Country Rank - 7, World Rank - 8185

*Note - Currency exchange rates change continually, which means the values given in the table may change as per today's exchange rate.

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Kyrgyzstan State Medical Academy

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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