YSMU Graduate Course – YSMU

Graduate Course

  • Yerevan State Medical University is enlisted with the World Health Organization (WHO) and is recognized by MCI (Medical Council of India), Act of 1956 (Gazette of India, Part II, Sec. 1, Extra, S. No. 83, dt. 31.12.1956), GMC (General Medical Council) of U.K.
  • It is a non-commercial leading Government medical University in Eastern Europe.
  • Total duration of the Graduate Course is 6 years.
  • Annual tuition fee is 5500 USD for the 1st year and thereafter 5000 USD annually for the corresponding years.
  • The tuition fee remains unchanged for the whole duration of the course. Contract is signed at the time of the admission. Tuition fee is paid annually before commencement of each academic year.
  • Annual first year hostel fee is 600 USD.
  • Fee to be transferred to the University’s bank account through electronic bank remittance.
  • Academic session commences from 01st September.
  • Over 1000 Indian students are currently pursuing their graduate and post-graduate courses. Regular Indian batches since 1987.
  • Career Centre provides free special FMGE classes for Indians students and free tablets are provided to selected students.
  • Separate hostel wings for boys and girls.
  • International hostel is centrally heated and is provided with basic amenities. The hostel complex has a Wi-Fi equipped study/ reading hall, event hall, conference rooms, canteen, laundry service, hot & cold running water, buffet and mess.
  • University provides complimentary breakfast in the hostel on all working days. Students do not pay for the electricity or heating and have an access to 24-hours medical care service.
  • Indian food is offered in the hostel canteen and in a few Indian restaurants in the city.
  • International food chains like Pizza Hut, KFC, Burger King, Cinnamon, Pizza-di-roma are very popular in the city.
  • Average annual personal expenditure is approx. 1500 USD for food and local transportation.
  • All the students must have Medical Insurance during the whole period of study.
  • Many graduates work successfully in various prestigious hospitals in India, UK, USA and European countries. Only in California, USA more than 500 university graduates carry out practical work.
  • After completion of 2nd year of medical school, excellent students can participate in medical scientific work of Scientific Research Centre at YSMU.
  • The University has summer & winter sport camps and resorts in different parts of Armenia. Special non-expensive rates are available for foreign students. 
  • Summer vacations are of 8 to 10 weeks in June/ July till August end.
  • After submission of all the required documents, eligible student appears for an admission exam conducted by the University officials at New Delhi and Kochi. Admission letter is issued the same day after successfully passing the exam and interview. Prior Registration with the Official Representative is a must. Date of the Test to be confirmed from the Representative.
  • Selected Indian students must attain an Eligibility Certificate issued by the Medical Council of India.
  • According to “Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 2001” all the Indian foreign medical graduates have to qualify the FMGE ‘Screening Test’ securing minimum of  50% marks (MCQ’s with no negative marking. FMGE ‘Screening Test’ is conducted twice a year by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
  • The University arranges student entry visa to the Republic of Armenia. 
  • There are several routes to reach Yerevan, Armenia (via Moscow, Vienna, Dubai, Sharjah and Zurich). 
  • The students are received by the University official at the airport upon arrival at Yerevan. 
  • ‘Student Residency Card’ is arranged by the University after student’s arrival at Armenia.
  • MD. ‘Physician’ degree is awarded upon successful completion of the course.
  • YSMU offers Post-graduate Courses in 27 medical disciplines.