“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character –that is the goal of true education. “
In this world of chaotic existence, the only consolation to tame this chaos is education. Amidst the crowd of dreams of fame and money, there are many who aspire to take education to a new level by providing service to mankind. Perhaps one of the noblest form of profession since time memorial is medical science, doctors are considered next to God as they protect and give life.
Becoming a successful doctor is the dream that many eyes have. The culture that worships Dhanvantari, and boasts of the best lot of medical practitioners in the world , studying medicine is an aim of thousands of students . Every year over thousands of young aspirants appear in the common entrance exams to fulfill their dreams but very few acquire it , For those who are selected a sky high fees and cost discourages them to live their dreams .
To fulfill the dreams of many such young talent, every year the Russian Centre for Science and Culture organizes an education fair for aspiring medical and engineering students. Dailymirage is proud to cover the fair this year.
Why education in Russia ? There are many high end universities in India and abroad that offer Medicine, Engineering and other degrees but the cost of education is so sky high that for the average middle class Indian it becomes impossible to achieve,
The cost of higher education in Russia is relatively cheaper as compared to that in India and other countries, owing to high subsidies by the Government of the Russian Federation. Scholarship seats including free tuition and accommodation are also provided to the eligible candidates. There are about 5000 Indian students who are currently living their dreams at various faculties of arts, science, engineering and medical institutions in Russia. In the past four years, the number of Indian students going to Russia has increased considerably.
The best part is, there are no pre-qualifying exams like CET, IELTS, etc. for admissions to universities in Russia. Students should have a minimum of 50% marks in the relevant core subjects/degrees. In case of SC/ST and OBC students, it is 40%. The Academic year starts w.e.f 1st of September 2016. Each academic year comprises of two semesters excluding annual holidays during July and August.
An education fair was organized on 12th May, 2016 at the Russian Centre for Science & Culture , New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata & Trivandrum . Thirteen leading Russian Government institutions including Medical and Engineering universities participated in the fair which opened its door from 11 am to 5 pm.
Every year this fair is being organized to promote Russian Education among Indian citizens. This is the twelfth edition of the fair amidst pomp and splendor and active participation of enthusiastic students.
All Leading universities participated in this fair. Tver State Medical University, Volgograd State Medical University, Kazan State Medical University, Orenburg State Medical University, Smolensk State Medical University, Northern State Medical University, Omsk State Medical University, Perm State Medical University, Southern Federal University, Syktyvkar State University, Moscow Aviation Institute, MARI State University and People’s Friendship University were present for UG and PG programmes in medicine, engineering, sports management, aviation, aerospace, nuclear power technology, power plant management and more.
RUSSIAN EDUCATION FAIR 2016 HIGHLIGHTS:
- The fair aims at providing an overview of educational programs offered in Russia.
- Interact directly with faculty and international representatives of the universities.
- Admission counseling and facility of on the spot admission for aspiring students.
- Jointly organized by RUS EDUCATION & RUSSIAN CENTRE FOR SCIENCE & CULTURE.
- Entry is free of cost.
It was a pleasure to interact with the educational honchos from Russia and getting to know their advanced methodology and education techniques enlightened us all. Dailymirage wishes all aspiring doctors and the team of Hardworking individuals who organized such a fruitful event to make the dreams of several young achievers come alive.