MBBS in Uzbekistan

About Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan (Capital — Tashkent), once a part of USSR, is an independent nation in Central Asia. With a rich cultural background, Uzbekistan is appealing for tourists. The climate here is also interesting. It can get really hot in summer with a freezing winter.

Most importantly, there are quite a few public medical universities here that offer English-taught programs. Many international students come to Uzbekistan to study medicine. By all means, MBBS in Uzbekistan is a less expensive substitute for the Ukrainian MBBS.

MBBS in Uzbekistan for international students

Most of the international students choose to study MBBS in Uzbekistan for two reasons, easy admission, and a great education. Many age old universities offer medicine programs that are English taught. Another important reason may be the tuition fee being quite affordable.

12 medical universities of the country feature in the WDOMS list. This means that students of these universities are eligible to appear in exams like USMLE/PLAB etc. Also, the duration of MBBS is 6 years which makes you eligible to appear in the NEXT exam too.

Medical Universities in Uzbekistan

Many great Uzbek medical universities exist and they are run by the Govt. of the country. 12 of the Uzbek universities feature in the WDOMS most of which offer English-taught programs. You may check the details of those universities that Moksh promotes by clicking their names in the table below


The MBBS in Uzbekistan duration is 5 years with another year for internship. For acceptance for practicing in India, MBBS abroad students need to appear in the NEXT exam. The new NMC guidelines require them to have completed a 6 years MBBS program.

Therefore, after completing your MBBS, you are welcome to India to practice if you clear the NEXT. Of course, you are eligible to appear in USMLE/PLAB & end up in another country.

Living Cost

The cost of studying MBBS in Uzbekistan is quite reasonable indeed. This is not only because of the low tuition fees. You will get an idea by looking at the cost of some of the following daily use commodities or services.

If you are looking for a rough estimate, you will be spending $300 — 350 every month. In that, you will be living quite comfortably. Of course, the figure here does not include expenditure on your accommodation.


The medical universities in Uzbekistan provide decent hostel facilities to students. Staying at a hostel here has multiple benefits. You live in the university campus making every academic requirement easy to fulfil. You are also safe and secure. Most importantly, you save quite a lot.

On average, staying in a hostel in Uzbekistan will cost you $300 — 600 per year. The variation is due to the different universities charging differently. If you compare that with the option of renting an apartment, you will spend more. The average rent of a small, one bedroom apartment in Uzbekistan will be around $350 per month.

Tuition Fee

MBBS in Uzbekistan cost is low because the universities charge less tuition fees. On average, the per year tuition fee comes out to be $4,500.

The MBBS in Uzbekistan tuition fee is low enough to make the entire process equivalent in expenditure to MBBS in Ukraine. Thus, more students who have a budget constraint are taking interest in Uzbek MBBS.


  • Class XII 60% PCB with English
  • Age 17-25 years
  • NEET Score Compulsory Qualification
  • IELTS/TOEFL Not needed

Why study MBBS in Uzbekistan?

  • Public universities offer English-taught programs.
  • The option is budget-friendly by all means.
  • The Uzbek MBBS degree has all recognitions & accreditations.
  • 6 years program, so, you will be eligible to appear in NEXT.
  • Many universities are old and they provide quality education.
    No security issues.

Your Chance to get an MBBS Seat in India

The most difficult time for any of the students is to wait after NEET till the counselling process to know whether he/she is getting a college of his/her choice or not? Sometimes this dilemma continues for a couple of months due to multiple rounds of counselling. It has become more difficult due to parallel counselling of All India Quota and various States due to COVID-19. The counselling process is very complex where 550+ Govt. and Private colleges offer 83000+ Seats and fee variation is also huge ranging from less than 1 Lac to 2.5 Cr for the course.