TVER region is the heart of Russia. This land gave the whole world great writers and poets, artists and architects, businessmen and scientists. In the 15th century Tver merchant AFANASY NIKITIN sailed to India, 30 years before the famous Vasco de Gama. Tver city has Long history and was founded in 1246. It has advantageous geographical position, rich nature, developed industry, intellectual, scientific and cultural potential. Population of Tver region is 1.6 million people.
Tver is advantageously situated in between Capital-Moscow (150 Km. From Tver) and Metropolitan city- St. Petersburg ( 400 kms. from Tver) Tver links the most economically developed regions of the country.
Climate of Tver is Temperate continental with cool summer and mild winter. Average temperature in summer is +30 and in winters is -10 degree centigrade.
Tver has a largest number of Indian & Other foreign students studying in different universities
TVER State Medical Academy was founded in 1936.
TVER State Medical Academy is a government medical college recognized by WHO, USA, UK, India and almost all countries of the world.
In International rating, the TVER State Medical Academy is placed on 23rd position and 3rd in Russia.
Students from more than 50 countries study here, mainly from Germany, Greece, Italy, Poland, India, Sri Lanka and other countries of Africa, Asia and South American Continents.
Number of seats per year is 900 out of which 200 are for foreign students.
TVER State Medical Academy has 6 faculties
- Faculty of General Medicine
- Faculty of Pharmacy
- Faculty of Dentistry
- Faculty of Pediatrics
- Faculty of foreign students
- Faculty of Post Graduate Studies
There are 49 departments where 405 highly qualified teachers are working
All the above faculties and departments are well equipped with Electronic Microscopes, Bio-Chemical Laboratories, Radioisotope Laboratories, Computers and Lecture halls are fitted with Tele-Video Apparatus.
There are 8 hospitals with more than 4000 beds, 5 maternity homes, 26 polyclinics, One hospital each for Oncology, Tuberculosis, Infectious diseases Skin & Venereal diseases etc. More than 200 dentistry chairs are in Dental faculty.
TSMA is a big scientific establishment where fundamental, applied and methodical scientific researches are carried out.
TVER State Medical Academy has English Medium teaching, where highly qualified teachers who have done teaching training in USA. UK, Europe give Medical teachings in English.
ENGLISH MEDIUM This Medical faculty is the biggest structural and functional sub-division of the TSMA Foreign scientists. Professors. from USA, UK, Germany, Canada, Italy, India and other countries are invited for lectures at the TSMA. Teachers from foreign countries come to give practical training to the students so that they can easily work in India, UK, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, USA etc. The students who have chosen English medium do not have to study the Russian Language. They will be admitted directly to the first course where medical subjects are taught in English. The duration of course is 5.8 years.
DENTAL FACULTY – BDS, MDS
The Dental faculty of TVER State Medical Academy has become one of the leading faculty in Russia for a period of more than 50 years of its existence. It has all facilities to produce highly qualified dentists. More than 1000 foreign students have been taught here. The BDS degree from TSMA is recognized by Dental Council of India. In sept. 2003 Dr. Bali President of DCI visited the TSMA. Soon some specialities of MDS will get recognisation by DCI.
INFORMATION FOR INDIAN & OTHER FOREIGN STUDENTS
Tver State Medical Academy is recognised by WHO, so it is recognised in all countries of the World.
Tver State Medical Academy is recognised by Medical and Dental Councils of India i.e. After getting degree from this academy, doctors are eligible to work in any Government and Private hospitals in India.
Currently more than 400 Indian students are studying in Tver State Medical Academy out of which 100 are girls.
Every academic year near about 60 Indian students get degree from Tver State Medical Academy.
Indian Doctors who passed out from Tver State Medical Academy are currently successfully working in government and private hospitals in all over the world.
FACULTY OF PG STUDIES
TSMA provides post graduate training programme in a vast variety of different specialities in medicine & dentisitry. Fee is in between 2700-3500 US$/- yr depending upon choosen speciality .
SUBJECTS FOR POSTGRADUATES
DENTAL FACULTY is recognised by DCI. Specialities for MDS : Orthodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Pedodontics, Periodontics Oral Pathology, Oral Medicine, Prostho dontics, Inplantology, Operative Dental Surgery(ODS )
MEDICINE FACULTY : Obstetrics and Gynecology, Opthalmology, Pediatrics, Otorhinolaryngology, Anesthesiology and Reanimatology, Infectious and tropical diseases, Cardiology, Immunology and Allergology, Radiology and Rentgenology Physiotherapy, General Surgery, Oncology, Urology, Traumatology and orthopedics, Phtysiopulmonology, Pulmonology, Endocrinology, Dermatovenerology, Neurology & Neuro surgery, Gastroenterology, Psychiatry & Narcology.
Student has to pay $ 200 hostel charges per annum along with the tuition fee of the chosen course as mentioned above. Fee has to be paid in US Dollars before 15th October of each academic year. NEW STUDENTS has to pay the fee in full with in 3 days after arriving in TVER
DURATION OF STUDY
- Undergraduate Medical Course in Eng. Med. is 5.8 yrs Degree MD PHYSICIAN
- Undergraduate Medical Course in Russian Medium is 6.6 years
- (Degree MD (PHYSICIAN))( 5.8 years + 8 months Language course)
- Postgraduate Medical Course is 2 years (Degree MD, MS, MDS, PGT)
- Postgraduate Medical Course is 3 years (Degree PhD)
- Language course for post graduate course is 3 months
- Language course for Russian medium 8 to 10 months
After completing Russian language course, students can continue their study in 1st course Russian medium or in 1st course English medium.
As per the rules of Medical Council of India minimum Qualification for student getting admission in MD PHYSICIAN course is 10+2 pass with 50% marks in PCB.
FACILITIES PROVIDED BY T.S.M.A.
Fully furnished hostel accommodation with attached common kitchen with gas etc. for self cooking.Subsidized mess for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the hostel/ institute.
All the books are provided by library on compulsory basis. (Free of cost)
Free access to reading room & sports halls.
University medical center is provided with a team of medical staff, which is available 24 hours
The hostels are centrally heated (air conditioned
Separate arrangement for boys and girls.
Over 440000 books written by Russian and foreign authors are available here. The library is connected to the World Med Line system where all information concerning the latest findings in Medical field are updated. For English Medium students, special library of English Medical Books by Indian & foreign authors is maintained by the Katman Group Education. Although all the books are available free of cost in the library, but students of English Medium are requested to carry their own books.
There are 4 hostels which can accommodate 1840 students. Two of the hostels are flat type i.e. With attached bathroom, toilet and kitchen. The hostels are centrally heated (air-conditioned). Hostels are fully furnished. The basic system is two students in one room. Separate arrangements for boys and girls. Students can get Indian food at the canteen of the hostel and foreign TV channels (Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil etc.) are also available. All the hostels are well guarded with police security. Bed Linen is changed once in a week and hostel is cleaned once everyday. Each hostel has got internet cafe having web cam, net telephone & high speed internet connection which enables the students in communicating with their relatives & help in studies and recreation. Hostels also have got INDIAN MESS providing all Indian food prepared by Indian chefs on very economical charges.
SPORTS & CULTURE
TSMA in association with KGE organises cultural programs every year in which students from various countries of the world take part. The Indian student association celebrates Diwali, Holi, Baisakhi etc. Indian festivals every year & there is a holiday on that day in the academy. In sports there are International tournaments of Cricket, Football, Basketball, Badminton etc. At present in the cricket club there are 16 Indian Teams j along with a team from Pakistan, Bangladesh, & Sri Lanka . Each year during the holidays Academy & Katman Group Education organises educational cum recreational tours to neighbouring cities & European countries. Indian Ambassador and other official of the Embassy of India in Russia (Moscow) frequently visit TSMA and meet Indian students to know their needs & solve their problems.