Complete MBBS Guide to Kazakhstan

Complete MBBS Guide to Kazakhstan

In recent times, it has been observed that Kazakhstan has become one of the most popular destinations for MBBS study abroad, especially among prospective Pakistani medical students, with colleges and universities located in the country’s major cities and adequate facilities available to students.

However, one needs to know everything about pursuing a career abroad as there are various misconceptions about the country and the adjustments that a Pakistani medical student might have to make. Firstly, Kazakhstan is a safe country for foreign students, especially Pakistani students, to travel and stay in. As the medical profession is considered a noble one, and both parents and students are looking for various opportunities with good universities in Pakistan and outside. The most important thing is the availability of such investment. In Pakistan, candidates might be able to land themselves at the best college, but this is not the case for all. Other students who do not get good results are sometimes left in the middle and do not have much to do to continue in the profession.

However, the best medical universities in Kazakhstan are quite lenient on this issue. There are some advantages of studying MBBS in Kazakhstan. The most important one is that the cities provide an opportunity to get acquainted with the profession. As Kazakh cities are tourist hubs as well as the most sought-after destination for foreign students, Pakistani students are exposed to different cultures and people, which allows them to homogenize well. Students planning to study MBBS in Kazakhstan must be at least 17 years old. Students who have completed physics, chemistry, and biology in the curriculum in Class 10+2 and have at least 50 percent marks in Class 12 are eligible to study medicine.


  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan
  • Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University

All of these universities are recognized by ECFMG and WHO  (World Directory of Medical Schools). In addition, all medical universities in Kazakhstan are also recognized by various national medical commissions.

Each of these universities not only provides accommodation for Pakistani students but has also already graduated a significant number of Pakistani students. Students are allowed to work in Pakistan on the basis of their degrees from these universities. There are other advantages to studying MBBS in Kazakhstan. Here are the following.



The best feature of any medical college or university in Kazakhstan is the infrastructure of these colleges. The colleges are built luxuriously, so their infrastructure is very good, from classrooms to laboratories, nearby hospitals, research centers, sports complexes, etc. The good infrastructure has led to better learning facilities for students.


Colleges in this country are not expensive though they are equipped with the best infrastructure facilities. Fees are affordable in all aspects. Middle-class parents and students will get the best MBBS opportunity in Kazakhstan.


Since medical education requires doctors to have extensive practical knowledge, the curriculum is designed to provide them with the relevant theoretical and practical knowledge required to deal with real-life situations.


Students have the opportunity to work in any country in the world. Pakistani students can work in Pakistan and in different countries of the world. Even Kazakh hospitals employ doctors regardless of their nationality. Work permits are easily available.


the international student community here is quite large. Thanks to this, students get to know the culture of different nations. There are festivals here and it is quite fun to participate in them. Towns and cities always arouse curiosity and can also be explored.


Apart from the time when students live in hostels and study at MBBS, living costs are quite low. Even afterward, if they choose to work here, living here is easy and affordable.

For students who want to study MBBS abroad, Kazakhstan is a good and worthwhile option where universities provide all facilities and adequate infrastructure for students from all countries.

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