The dilemma for Indian students studying in Ukraine continues. Today, several Russian universities offer assistance in furthering their medical education.
During the last split in the Supreme Court, the Indian government said that the case of these Indian students from Ukraine was under consideration.
About 20,000 Indian medical students who were studying in Ukraine are under immense stress due to uncertainty about their future due to the Russia-Ukraine conflict that began earlier this year.
Russian universities have now come forward offering them admission to help them complete their medical studies.
The Russian Education Fair 2022 has started in the nation’s capital where the Russian House has set up a help desk and booth to provide guidance to Indian students from Ukraine.
INDIAN STUDENT WORD
Faiz and Priyanka were students at Vinitsia Medical College in Ukraine. The second-year students had returned to India after the Russian-Ukrainian conflict earlier this year.
Faiz was admitted to Mari Medical University in Russia and now feels happy.
Faiz says: “When I came back, there was no response to our concerns and even until today there was no hope for us. But eventually Russian universities offer us the admission to continue our course. I hope we will become good doctors.”
Another student, Priyanka, says: “We were extremely stressed about our future. But now that Russian universities are offering us admission, we are trying to convey this message to all our friends who were studying with us in different universities in Unkraine. .”
She said it was a difficult time for parents and they feared everything they had invested in their children had been wasted. But now there is new hope.
SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR INDIAN STUDENTS
Roman Babushkin, Deputy Head of Mission at the Russian Embassy, previously said in June that Russia was ready to welcome Indian students studying in Ukraine.
Russian universities and their representatives have set up a help desk at Russian House in New Delhi to help these Indian medical students.
These universities also offer special discounts on tuition fees and hostel accommodation for the special case of Indian medical students.
Every year, thousands of Indian students travel to Russia to study medicine and other specialized courses. A large number of Indian medical students also travel to Ukraine to study medicine.
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has left the future of 20,000 students in limbo.
The Russian House help desk will answer questions from all Indian medical students who have returned to Ukraine.
WHAT OFFICIALS SAID
The Indian government and the National Medical Commission have not yet come to a conclusion on how to help these students. However, Russia offering them admission to continue their studies is a great relief for them.
“India and Russia have a very strong relationship and we understand the apprehension of these medical students. We will try to absorb all students from Russian universities according to the criteria,” Russian House director Osipov said. Oleg.
“At the moment, we are working to absorb 6,000 to 7,000 Ukrainian medical students returning from India to Russian universities,” said Professor Sayyed K Washim, president of Rus Education, which works with several Russian universities.
Mari State University has announced its decision to welcome 3,000 Indian medical students who have returned to Ukraine to their university.
Professor Mikhail of Mari State University told India Today: “We plan to absorb 3,000 returning students to Ukraine, while offering them special discounts on tuition fees and hostel accommodation. .”
The professor said that they would organize special exams and free extra lessons for these students to cover their backlog.
Working in consultation with Russian universities, Pawan Kapoor, vice president of Rus Education, says: “This year we have managed to get 6,000 to 7,000 Indian students into Russian universities and these are returning medical students. Ukraine.
The transfer of these Indian students returning to Ukraine to India has been a major concern. However, the National Medical Commission states in its Frequently Asked Questions that it has no objection to the return of Ukrainian medical students.
Several Ukrainian universities have assured their students that they will soon provide the transcript guaranteeing their admission to other universities in digital or hard copy format.
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