Have you burned the midnight oil of your past twelve years of education and seen no hope in cracking the MCAT?
Have you attempted MDCAT and NUMS repeatedly in the desire to become a doctor with no success?
There is another option of becoming a doctor through MBBS.
Have you heard there are so many opportunities in the world that people are unaware of?
Yes, you will know after reading the article.
Don’t forget to see the images at the end of the article.
I will guide you on how to get admission to Azerbaijan Medical University(AMU).
What You Need To Know About The Application Process
We strive to make the application process as easy and straightforward as possible for our students. Here is a step-by-step breakdown of our application process:
- Submit the required documents: The first step in the application process is to submit all required documents to our team. These documents include your academic transcripts, passport copy, and other relevant documents.
- Pay the application fee: After we receive your documents, you must pay a non-refundable application fee of $1500. This fee covers the cost of the initial evaluation of your documents.
- Initial evaluation of documents: Once we receive your application fee, we will evaluate your documents. This evaluation typically takes about a week.
- Payment for Skype interview: After the initial evaluation, you will be given the university account to pay $70 for a Skype interview. Once the payment is made, we will schedule a date and time for your interview.
- Skype interview: During the Skype interview, you will be evaluated on your English proficiency and academic knowledge. If the interview is successful, you will receive an acceptance letter.
- Payment for acceptance letter: Once you receive the acceptance letter, you must pay a non-refundable fee of $1500 to secure your spot at the university.
- Document attestation from Pakistan: Before you can apply for a VISA, you will need to have your documents attested by the relevant authorities in Pakistan.
- Visa application and flight booking: We will assist you in applying for your VISA and booking your flights to Baku.
- Travel to Baku: Once your VISA is approved, you can travel to Baku.
- Payment of university fee: You must pay your university fee of $5000 directly into the university account upon arrival in Baku.
- Payment of tuition fee: You will need to pay your 1st-year tuition fee in full. From the 2nd year onwards, you can pay your tuition fee semester by semester.
How to Apply for MBBS in Azerbaijan
Step 1 – GET AN AGENT
All the international students of AMU are hired by agents who represent that university. It is very common and highly important to get admission to AMU.
STEP 2 – ATTESTATION FROM BOARD AND IBCC
You must also attest your Matric and Intermediate mark sheets (or certificates) from your board and attest them from IBCC.
STEP 3 – ADMISSION and INVITATION LETTER
To get the invitation and admission letter along with a visa support letter, you must attach the following documents to your application form by email:
- Copy of International passport
- Secondary education certificate or diploma (original)
- 4 photos
- Medical Reference
- An Identity Document and its copy
- Tuition fees (for tuition-paying students)
- Proof of Residence
- Employment Reference of parents
- Payment card
STEP 4 – GET A HEALTH CERTIFICATE
To apply for a visa, Pakistani students should get a medical checkup with clearance certification in Hepatitis A, B, C, and HIV tests.
A physical and mental fitness certificate is also needed. It is authorized by the clinic of the State Migration Service of the Azerbaijan Republic.
STEP 5 – VISA
After receiving the invitation letter from AMU, students should apply for the Visa from Azerbaijan Embassy with the following documents:
◇ Original Invitation letter
◇ Original international passport (valid for one year)
◇ Matric and FSC certificates (translated into the Russian language)
◇ Birth Certificate (translated into the Russian language)
◇ Medical Certificate showing absence of Aids/HIV (translated into the Russian language)
◇ Medical Certificate showing physical and mental fitness (translated into the Russian language)
◇ 8 Passport size Photo
STEP 6 – TICKETS
After getting the Visa, you should book the tickets for Baku, Azerbaijan. The ticket will cost you around 80K because you have to go to China, then you will take a flight to Baku.
STEP 7 – TRANSPORTATION
After arriving at the Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport, a representative of the University will receive and transport you to the University hostel, which is only 2 minutes away from the airport by car.
STEP 8 – FEE SUBMISSION
You should timely submit the University fee after arriving at the University.
Our Comprehensive Services for Your Academic Journey in Baku
We are pleased to assist you in achieving your academic goals in Baku. Our service charges include a wide range of services designed to make your transition to Baku as smooth as possible.
Our services include:
- University application
- VISA guidance
- Post-arrival airport pickup
- Document attestation at the local office
- Registration at the government office
- Blood test
- Green card application
- Hostel arrangements
- Acclimatization to Baku
- Document submission
- All university processing post-arrival.
In addition, we are proud to offer an express entry directly to the 1st year of your chosen university, bypassing the mandatory preparation course, which typically costs $4000. It means that you can start your academic journey without any delay or the added expense of the preparation course.
We strive to ensure you have a hassle-free experience from the moment you contact us. We understand the importance of a smooth transition and are committed to providing the support and guidance you need to succeed in your academic pursuits.
At our core, we believe that education is a fundamental right and are committed to making it accessible to everyone. Our services are priced competitively and are designed to be affordable for students from all backgrounds. Whenever you need us, we are here to help.
Fee structure for all Pakistanis
Azerbaijan Medical university strives to provide a comprehensive and affordable education to students. The following is an estimate of the fees associated with AMU.
6-year degree MD (Tuition=5000$/year)
5 years degree in dentistry (5000$/year)
Service charges =3000$
Ace Your Final Interview for the Azerbaijan Medical University
We understand that the interview process can be intimidating. That’s why we want to provide you with as much information as possible about what to expect during the interview.
The interview is a basic assessment of your academic knowledge and English proficiency. During the interview, you will be asked basic high school-level questions related to biology, chemistry, and physics. These questions evaluate your academic knowledge and ensure you are well-prepared for the program.
In addition to academic questions, the interviewers will assess your English fluency. As English is a major source of communication, you must have a good command of the language to succeed in your academic and professional pursuits.
However, the interview is not a stressful or serious process. It is simply a formality to ensure you are the right fit for the program. Our team of professionals is here to support you every step of the way, and we will provide you with all the necessary resources to help you prepare for the interview.
Here are some questions and answers, plus images to help you better understand who I am and why Azerbaijan is the best country to pursue MBBS.
- Who Am I?
- Where Is Azerbaijan?
- What Is Azerbaijan Medical University?
- Tell me about Faculty and Students at AMU
- Can You Share the Brochure of AMU?
- How to Apply for MBBS in Azerbaijan
- What Are the Merit Requirements for AMU?
- What Is the AMU Admission Test?
- What Is the Hostel Arrangement?
- What Is the Total Expenditure for MBBS Degree in Azerbaijan?
- Is It Important to Take the PMDC Test to Start Practice in Pakistan?
- Is the Degree of AMU Approved in Pakistan and Other Countries
- How Is the Environment of Azerbaijan for a Pakistani Student?
- Is the AMU Approved by World Health Organization?
- What Are the Mistakes Students Make While Taking Admission to AMU and How to Overcome Them?
- What Are the Job Prospects After Getting MBBS from AMU?
- Why Didn’t You Repeat for MDCAT and NUMS?
- When Does the Admission Open at AMU?
- Can You Show Your Images of Azerbaijan Medical University?
Q1: Tell About Yourself to Top Study World Audience
Shaheer: I am Shaheer Bin Afzal who is the third-year MBBS student at Azerbaijan Medical University.
Q2: Where Is Azerbaijan?
|Baku, Capital of Azerbaijan|
It borders immediately with Russia, Iran, and Turkey. The medium of communication is in Azerbaijani, Russian and English.
The capital city is Baku, where the sole medical university of Azerbaijan is structured.
Q3: What Is AMU?
Shaheer: It is Azerbaijan Medical University which lies in Samad Vurgun, Baku.
It is the ONLY and unparalleled medical university of the nation where most of the elite children study and have the best and most prominent hospital in the country.
That’s why the government spends the most budget on the medical college and its hospital.
Q4: Tell me about Faculty and Students at AMU
Shaheer: There are 74 academic departments of the University with over 650 teachers.
Exceedingly 8000 students study at AMU, including over 1171 foreign learners.
Q5: Can You Share the Brochure of AMU?
Q6: What Are the Merit Requirements for AMU?
Shaheer: Students with even moderate marks in FSC can get admission in AMU at the merit of 70 to 80 percent. However, those who have considerably low scores, are either interviewed or/and have to pass the admission test of the AMU.
Q7: What Is the AMU Admission Test?
Shaheer: An examination in 4 disciplines (Azerbaijan (Russian), Biology, Physics, and chemistry is conducted on 1-2 August.
The test contains 120 questions to be done in 3 hours. The results of examinations are revealed by the computer 50% of students are admitted free of charge and 50% of students with the corresponding payment.
Q8: What Is the Hostel Arrangement?
Shaheer: There are nine hostels of AMU, and each room can comfortably accommodate 2 or 3 students.
All rooms are equipped with a bed, mattress, pillow, blanket, desk, chair, heater, water heaters, free TV and Wi-Fi, washing machine and fridge for use.
The best part? A doctor is available in hostel for 24 hours in case your health is not well, you will be taken care of.
Q9: What Is the Total Expenditure for MBBS Degree in Azerbaijan?
Shaheer: The overall expenditure per year would around $7000 USD or 11.5 Pakistani lakh. This includes tuition and hostel fee, transportation, mobile phone, and living cost.
The plane ticket cost is around Rs.80,000 as you would have to connect a flight from Pakistan to China to arrive at Azerbaijan.
In order to live comfortably while you are in Baku, you will need to have about Rs. 30,000 PKR per month available for living costs, above the cost of your tuition.
But all of your money would be worthwhile when you become a doctor and start earning yourself highly.
Q10: Is It Important to Take the PMDC Test to Start Practice in Pakistan?
Shaheer: Yes, you still have to pass the PMDC (Pakistan Medical and Dental Council) test to start practicing in Pakistan after passing MBBS in Azerbaijan.
Just like PMDC, every other country has their own tests for starting practicing medicine, after acquiring an MBBS degree from any global institute.
Q11: Is the Degree of AMU Approved in Pakistan and Other Countries
Shaheer: Yes, the MBBS degree from AMU is approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) and any graduate from AMU can get good jobs in public and private hospitals in Pakistan and other countries quite easily.
Q12: How Is the Environment of Azerbaijan for a Pakistani Student?
Shaheer: There are about 99.9 percent of Muslims in Azerbaijan. According to Shaheer, Pakistani are treated with respect because Pakistan was the second country to recognize Azerbaijan as a standalone country.
International conferences are conducted where national and international students come to show their research in the medical field.
The people are very hospitable and polite. They will offer you a guide around the market, towards the library, and around town.
You can also work part-time as a salesperson, catering workers, serving staff at restaurants, or administrative assistants to earn extra cash.
Also, the weather is great throughout the year.
Unlike Pakistan, there is a great balance between studies and co-curricular activities.
Moreover, halal food is available everywhere unliked MBBS in China.
Q13: Is the AMU Approved by World Health Organization?
Q14: What Are the Mistakes Students Make While Taking Admission in AMU and How to Overcome Them?
One of the common mistakes which students make while applying for AMU is that they do not inform the University authorities regarding their flight details. When they arrive at the airport uninformed, they are often deported.
Another mistake made by the students is that they submit University fees while they are in Pakistan when in actuality, they should submit it when they arrive in Azerbaijan if they can keep the amount save with them during travel.
Q15: What Are the Job Prospects After Getting MBBS from AMU?
After graduating from the University and completing an internship, you can work as a general practitioner, surgeons, endocrinologists, neurologists, gynecologists, etc., anywhere in the world.
You would be eligible for hire at different medical centers, regional hospitals, and scientific research institutes both in the public and private sector.
Q16: Why Didn’t You Repeat for MDCAT and NUMS?
I saw lots of friends being depressed by the entry test’s stress and failure. Many of my friends were 2nd and 3rd-time repeaters of the MDCAT wasting their one and two years in which they could have gained admission somewhere else.
This kind of gloomy environment was becoming too much for me, and I didn’t want to waste my precious years doing unrewarding tasks.
So I looked at other options and found Azerbaijan Medical University. And now I am on my way to be a certified doctor soon. Alhamdulillah!
Q17: When Does the Admission Open at AMU?
The admission for MBBS opens in May in AMU and classes start in September.
You can apply before the end of August for the September intake classes.
If there is any other query or confusion regarding admission in Azerbaijan Medical University for MBBS, do let me know by leaving a comment.
I know you are waiting for the MDCAT that is going to be conducted on August 25th, 2019, but you can submit the admission letter before 31st August, you don’t need to pay anything for it.