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About Taras Shevchenko National University Ukraine

Taras Shevchenko National University Ukraine

Established in 1834, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (known as KNU in Ukraine) is one of the best options for students worldwide admiring to pursue MBBS abroad. It is the third oldest university in Ukraine and has a rich history of culture and education. There are over 26,000 students already studying including Indian students.

The Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv has its motto as ‘Honour is Glory’ and is known for its progressive thinking and advanced learning. There is no language problem for foreign students as teaching takes place in the English language. Students are often motivated and helped to learn the Ukrainian language as well to simplify their stay in the city.

Taras Shevchenko National University is approved by MCI and WHO. Students can get relief from their study pressure by health spa and sports club provided by the university at the bank of river Dnieper.

Taras Shevchenko National University - Quick facts

Intake for MBBS Course August 2022
Basic Eligibility 50% in PCB
NEET Exam Yes, it is compulsory
Course Fee Rs.2.59 Lakh/Year
Course Duration 6 years including internship
Medium English & European
Accreditation Received 4th level accreditation

Vinnitsa National Medical University - Fee Structure

Year Tuition Fee in USD Tuition Fee in INR
1st Year 6500 4,55,000
2nd Year 3700 2,59,000
3rd Year 3700 2,59,000
4th Year 3700 2,59,000
5th Year 3700 2,59,000
6th Year 3700 2,59,000
Total 25000 USD 17,50,000 INR


  • $1 = Rs.75.01 (It may vary)

Why you Should Study at Taras Shevchenko National University?

Ukraine has an excellent quality of education and Taras Shevchenko National University is the best university in Ukraine.

Affordable fee structure.

KNU is one of the top-ranked universities in the world and No. 1 in Ukraine.

The university provides student exchange programs with American universities which helps students to learn in different cultures and learn to overcome the different challenges during their practices.

The medium of teaching is English which makes it easier to understand for foreign students.

Taras Shevchenko National University is recognized by WHO and MCI.

Courses Offered by the Taras Shevchenko National University

The university offer the following courses in their educational system of medicine :

  • General medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Surgery

Eligibility Criteria for MBBS in Taras Shevchenko National University

  • The good thing about studying MBBS in Ukraine is that students need not appear or qualify for any entrance exam like TOEFL or IELTS.
  • The student should be 17 years old or above on or before 31st of October of the respective year of admission.
  • Students aspiring to study MBBS in Ukraine must have a minimum of 50% marks covered in the 12th exam with the PCB group.
  • NEET exam has become mandatory from 2019 for taking admission in medical colleges in Ukraine.

Admission Procedure

It has become very easy and simple to take admission to MBBS in Ukraine. The procedure of taking admission to MBBS in Taras Shevchenko National University follows the following steps. Make sure you have your all the academics documents ready and scanned along with translated and notarized birth certificate and Passport

Step 1 : Filling the application form.

Step 2 : Send your scanned documents to the University by the online portal.

Step 3 : University then sends you the confirmation letter through their online portal.

Step 4 : Here the immigration process starts and you will get an invitation letter.

Step 5 : Here the immigration process starts and you will get an invitation letter.

Step 6 : You may apply for the student visa there.

Documents Required

  • Marksheets of 10th and 12th
  • Birth certificate translated in English and notarised
  • Invitation letter from a particular university
  • Valid Visa
  • Valid Passport
  • MCI eligibility certificate
  • HIV medical report.An affidavit from the guardian/ parent
  • First-year fee receipt

Taras Shevchenko National University - Ranking 2020

As per UniRank (4icu) Bukovinian State Medical University - Ranking

Country World
2 1669

College Infrastructure

Taras Shevchenko National University is one of the biggest universities in Ukraine.

Apart from college and hostel buildings there three main constructions of University, The Red Building, The Yellow Building, and The Botanical gardens.

The Red Building is the main building of KNU, which is in the center of the city and is in enormous square form.

The Botanical gardens are the 5.22 acres space area where over 10000 species of various plants are collected.

The yellow building is also known as The Humanities Building, is a classical architecture construction which previously used to use for the gymnasium


Hostel and food

  • In Taras Shevchenko National University students get luxurious stay with 2 beds’ and 3 beds rooms attached washroom, in-house laundry service, refrigerator, and common Kitchen.
  • They are provided with stud rooms separately and neat and clean mess which also offers delicious Indian food.
  • The hostel also provides prior things like blanket, mattress, pillow, cupboard, and table and chairs for each student.
  • The hostel accommodation fee covers free electricity, hot water, electric stove, washing machine. They provide an internet connection with 10mbps speed which is chargeable. As students come from worldwide to study at Taras Shevchenko University as well as in Ukraine, they have taken care of providing each student healthy, hygiene and delicious food from respective cuisines. Along with Ukranian mess and food, students can easily get Indian food whenever they want.

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