Black Sea National University

Black Sea National University (Ukraine)

Black Sea National University was established in the year 1996 as an extension of Kyiv Mohyla Academy. The university is situated in the city of Mykolaiv (South Ukraine) which is the capital of Mykolaiv state of Ukraine. It offers one of the lowest MBBS fees in Ukraine for Indian students who wish to study MBBS abroad. The total MBBS fees in Black Sea for 2021 (September) is easily affordable (Indian Rupees 20.44 Lacs) as compared to all other universities in the Ukraine where Indians travel to pursue medical education. The process of MBBS admission in Black Sea is simple with minimal documentation (If the student fits in the eligibility criteria).

Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University (Mykolaiv) offers courses at graduate & post graduate levels in various fields of education. The university received “state university” status in year 2008 and the “national university” status in year 2016. In 2009, Black Sea National University became a part of the European Association of Universities and in 2011 it represented Ukraine in Talloires Network Leaders Conference. The medical faculty was introduced in 2015 (For foreign students) and since then has seen a rise in number of applications from India every year. Petro Mohyla BSNU currently has more than 300 Indian students who are pursuing English medium MBBS course in Ukraine.

Black Sea National University ranks on 13th position (According to Webometrics ranking platform) among all medical colleges in Ukraine that fall under the Ministry of Healthcare of Ukraine. The university is just 25 years old, but still ranks above some of the much older medical universities of Ukraine. It has been more than 5 years when the university started the English medium course of MBBS in Ukraine for Indian students. Today, it is one of the top choices of Indian students who plan to study MBBS in Ukraine (Due to it’s lowest fees in whole Ukraine & vastness of university).

What is the total MBBS fees in Black Sea National University?

The total MBBS fees in Black Sea National University is 20.44 Lacs (Indian Rupees) for Indian students. The detailed MBBS fee in Black Sea (Mykolaiv) for 2021 (September Session) is given below :

  • 1st Year : USD 6,800 / INR 4,76,000
  • 2nd-6th/Year : USD 4,400 / INR 3,08,000
  • Total Fees : USD 28,800 / INR 20,16,000

* The MBBS fee structure ofBlack Sea National University  given above includes tuition fees, hostel accommodation, medical check-up, visa extension, legalization & one-time misc. expenses.
* Full 6 years medical insurance of USD 600 to be paid additionally in 1st year.

* The yearly fees with the hostel is USD 4,500 in 2nd & 3rd year; USD 4,800 in 4th, 5th & 6th year

What is the MBBS eligibility in Black Sea National University for Indian students?

The MBBS eligibility in Black Sea National University (Ukraine) for admission of Indian students is as below :

  • 50% Marks in PCB (In 12th/Inter/Equivalent)
  • NEET qualification (2019/2020/2021)
  • Minimum 17 years age (Till 31st December)

* Indian students should apply for MBBS admission in Black Sea (Mykolaiv) soon as very limited seats are available. 

How to apply for MBBS admission in Black Sea National University ?

Students from India and other foreign countries can apply for MBBS admission in Black Sea (Mykolaiv) through a very simple admission procedure as outlined below :

  • Student should submit scans of 10th, 12th/Inter marksheets and NEET qualification (2019/2020/2021).
  • University will issue the confirmed admission letter on the basis of documents submitted by candidate.
  • Student must submit the scans of valid passport for invitation letter issuance.
  • University will issue the invitation letter for study visa & student’s entry to Ukraine.
  • Student must submit original marksheets, passport & few additional documents for study visa from embassy.
  • We will assist students for currency exchange & ticket booking before departure from India.
  • Student groups are organized at airport and they depart in batches from New Delhi (IGI Airport) to Ukraine.
  • One of our representatives meets the student group at airport in Ukraine and provides them transport to hostel.
  • All formalities of medical checkup, visa extension, contract signing, etc. are completed by our representative in Ukraine.
* All eligible candidates can apply for MBBS admission in Ukraine online too (Due to the Covid-19 pandemic) or can visit any of our offices given on the website with prior appointments.

Is Black Sea National University recognized by MCI/NMC & WHO?

Yes, Black Sea National University is recognized by MCI/NMC (National Medical Commission) as well as WHO (World Health Organization). This clears 2 major doubts for all students as given below :

  • All Indian students who get MBBS admission in Black Sea National University (Ukraine) can appear in the MCI Screening Test/FMGE/NExT in India. After passing this test, they can work as a registered medical practitioner in India (Either in the government & private sector).
  • These students can appear in the entrance exam of any country for post-graduation as Izhevsk State Medical Academy is included in the list of recognized/approved medical colleges in Ukraine published by WHO as per global norms.

What is the ranking of Black Sea National University in Ukraine?

Black Sea National University ranks on 13th position (According to Webometrics Ranking Platform) among all higher medical institutions in Ukraine. It is among the top medical universities of Ukraine especially due to it’s vastness (Offers courses in various fields of education) & a very affordable fees for international students. In the past few years, the university has become one of the most chosen universities in Ukraine by Indian students for studying medicine.

Petro Mohyla BSNU (Mykolaiv) was established in 1996 and is a 25 years old medical university of Ukraine. The university receives a significant number of students from India every year. At present, more than 300 Indian students are pursuing medical education in the Black Sea National University. It is one of the best medical colleges of Ukraine in low budget that provides medical education to Indian students in English medium.

What is the duration & medium of instruction in Black Sea National University?

The total duration of MBBS course in Black Sea National University  is 6 years for Indian students. The exact duration of course in all government medical universities of Ukraine is 5 years 8 months. This duration is in general considered as 6 years as all foreign students spends full 6 years in Ukraine during their course of medical education. The total course duration includes internship also that is required for working as medical practitioner in Ukraine & neighboring countries.

The medium of instruction in Black Sea National University  for all foreign students is English. All the tests, exams & classes are conducted in English by teachers/professors/doctors for Indians. The university has one of the most experienced and best English speaking faculty for foreigners. It has been more than 15 years when the MBBS course in English medium was started in Ivano Frankivsk for Indian students. All medical books by Indian writers are also available in university library and often referred during classes. This helps the students to be prepared for their MCI Screening Test/FMGE/NExT in India after MBBS from Ivano Frankivsk.

What are the teaching faculties in Petro Mohyla BSNU, Mykolaiv?

The faculties at Black Sea National University (Ukraine) that are active at present and provide training to Ukrainian/Russian & foreign (Indian) students are:

  • Faculty of General Medicine
  • Faculty of Computer Sciences
  • Economics & Law Faculty
  • Physical Education & Sports Faculty
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Public Administration
  • Post-Graduation Faculty

The universities provides training  in various disciplines for graduate, post-graduate, clinical residency, Ph.D & diploma courses. The faculty of general medicine is one of the the most chosen faculties by Indian students & receives most number of applications for MBBS admission in Ukraine every year. Several hostels are available to accommodate the rapidly increasing number of foreign students (From India specially). The new hostels have much better facilities for foreign citizens as compared to the old hostels. Most of the students from India who apply for admission in Black Sea National University choose to study in faculty of general medicine only.

How are classes conducted in IFNMU (Ivano-Frankivsk)?

The classes for Indian students in Black Sea National University comprise of 12-15 foreign students. These small groups perhaps helps them to learn and understand better. Indians begin their classes with a revision of science subjects and selected medical subjects (Anatomy & Histology) during 1st semester. Apart from this, local language (Ukrainian/Russian) is also taught as a subject from the very beginning. This helps them to start interacting with local people for their their daily activities outside college/university.

During the first 2 years of  MBBS course in Black Sea (Mykolaiv), emphasis is given to theoretical subjects. Students attend all of their classes within university campus. From 3rd year onwards, they have to visit hospitals in city and interact with local patients. By this time, Indian students become fluent in local language & do not face any problems in understanding local patients. This makes it easier for them to report back to their professor/doctor in English who evaluates their performance. The time students spend in hospitals for these clinical/practical classes increases with every further year.

What are the hostel facilities in Black Sea National University for Indian students?

All hostels for Indian students in Black Sea National University are available within the main college campus area. A brief overview of the facilities at hostels is as below:
  • Black Sea National University hostels are located near the main university campus within walking distance.
  • Indian students only have to travel far from hostels when they have to attend classes in hospitals (From the 3rd year onwards).
  • Indian students are provided accommodation in government hostels which only have foreign students (Mostly Indians).
  • The hostels have facilities of kitchens, laundry, sports hall & reading hall within its premises on each floor.
  • It is compulsory for Indian students to stay in a hostel provided by the university during the 1st year of their MBBS in Lugansk.
  • From the 2nd year onwards, they can choose to rent a flat/apartment or continue to stay in a university hostel.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all hostels of Lugansk State Medical University where they can have breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • The Indian mess is compulsory for all students in 1st year & they can from vegetarian & non-vegetarian options available.
  • All the hostels have CCTV surveillance systems & fire alarm safety systems installed for the safety of foreigners.
  • Students can choose 2/3/4 seater rooms which have study tables & chairs, beds, bed-sheets, wardrobe, lamps, etc.
  • They can also submit an application to hostel administration if they wish to change their room or upgrade it to a 2/3 seater room.
  • All Indian festivals like Diwali, Holi & Eid are also celebrated among Indian students with enthusiasm and joy every year in the hostel.
  • Lugansk State Medical University organizes annual sports and cultural events for students to showcase their skills & talents.

How is MBBS fees in Petro Mohyla BSNU, Mykolaiv paid by Indian students?

The MBBS fees in Black Sea (Mykolaiv) can be paid through 2 methods. First & most widely adopted method is by which the students carry the fees with themselves from India. They purchase US Dollars in Delhi before departure & pay after arrival in Ukraine. Second and the rare one is when the students pays fees through bank loan. As the bank does not provide the loan amount to parent, they ask for the college account number for online transfer. In this method, the candidate must confirm transfer of fees to college immediately after his MBBS admission in Black Sea National University.

Why to study MBBS in Black Sea National University, Ukraine?

Some of the useful facts which might make it easier for a student to decide about studying MBBS in Black Sea National University  are as mentioned below :

  • IFNMU (Ivano-Frankivsk) National Medical University) ranks 18th position among all medical universities in Ukraine (According to Webometrics).
  • It has recognition from MCI/NMC (National Medical Commission) as well as WHO, so the medical degree is valid in the whole world.
  • Being a more than 65 years old medical university in Ukraine, Lugansk witnesses a good number of admissions from India every year.
  • It is one of the top choices of Indian students for MBBS in the whole of Ukraine due to its low fees & a large number of Indians studying here.
  • The university has been training foreign students (Including Indians) in the English medium for more than 15 years now.
  • More than 10 batches of Indian students have passed out from the English medium MBBS course at the Lugansk State Medical University.
  • The faculty of medicine at LSMU (Lugansk) is highly experienced & skilled in training Indian students in the field of medicine in the English medium.
  • Students get ample exposure to clinical & practical sessions by interacting with local patients in hospitals under doctor’s supervision.
  • The total MBBS fees in Lugansk State Medical University for English medium course is very low in comparison to other universities in Ukraine.
  • Indian mess facility is available in all hostel premises so that students do not have to waste time preparing food themselves.
  • MBBS admission in Lugansk State Medical University is quite simple & straightforward with an easily achievable eligibility requirement.
  • By the time students complete their medical course, they have full command over another foreign language too i.e. Ukrainian/Russian.

Steps after MBBS from Black Sea National University (Ukraine) :

Some of the most important points that all Indian students who graduate after MBBS from Black Sea National University, Ukraine must be aware of are :

  • All Indian students must appear and qualify for the MCI Screening Test/FMGE/NExT in India after they receive MD (Physician) degree.
  • This MD (Physician) degree is equivalent to the MBBS degree in India and has no difference.
  • The FMGE (Foreign Medical Graduates Exam)/NeXT (National Exit Test) is organized twice every year i.e. in June & December.
  • This is a qualifying exam in online mode and students must score 50% marks to pass it.
  • There is no limit to the number of times a student can appear in this exam until he clears it.
  • They have to serve a 1-year internship in India after clearing this test in any part of India.
  • The students get permanent registration in India once they complete their internship in India.
  • Doctors can now either work in government/private hospitals or run their own clinics in India or appear in NEET PG too.
  • Doctors who want to pursue further PG education in English-speaking countries can appear in USMLE, PLAB, NZREX, etc.
  • Hundreds of Indians from LSMU (Lugansk) have cleared their exams in India & are currently working successfully in India.

About Mykolaiv (Nikolaiv) City:

Mykolaiv (Nikolaiv in Russian) is the capital of the Mykolaiv Region of Ukraine which in the southernmost region of country. The city is situated 65 kms. from the Black Sea and lies in the Ukraine’s Steppes peninsula. Mykolaiv is famous for building ships and has 3 shipyards & several research institutes for the same. The region holds much importance to Ukraine geographically due to the presence of a large sea ports including a commercial sea port. The nearest large city to Mykolaiv is Odessa, which is 132 kms. from here. The city is well connected by air, road and railways to other parts of city.

There are several universities in the city of Mykolaiv and Petro Mohyla Black Sea National University is among one of the. The climate in Mykolaiv is quite different from most of Ukraine. The city witnesses good rainfall in most of the months. The summers are quite pleasant with maximum of +30 Degrees Celsius and winters are not severe at all with a maximum of -5 Degrees Celsius. The city is very welcoming towards foreigners and invites all aspiring and eligible students from India to witness this beautiful place and create a bright future for themselves.

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