N.P. Ogarev Mordovia State University
N.P.Ogarev Mordovia State University now boasting a status of a National research university is a Federal state budgetary academic institution of higher education offering the whole spectrum of academic programmes for undergraduate, graduate and post graduate students; among its core activity is fundamental and applied research, further training and qualification improvement courses for teaching staff and scholars. It is the major higher education institution in the Republic. By the Federal government edict dated of 20th May 2010 Ogarev Mordovia State University was conferred a category “National research university”.
Founded in 1931 as the Agronomy Pedagogical Institute it gradually expanded and granted the University status in 1957. Its appearance was a milestone in the evolution of quality education in the Republic of Mordovia. The great majority (about 75%) of eligible Mordovian students attend Ogarev Mordovia State University. This determines its pivotal role as a center of education, research, culture and services for Mordovia and its people.
During 2010, The Federal Government Of Russian Federation has conferred on MRSU category of a “National D Research University” of the country. Presently the university is ranked at 1st position in volga region, 14th rank among all other Russian Universities and placed at 48th rank out of more than 450 Universities of BRICS countries.
The institute of medicine is one of the leading departments of Mordovia State University.
The Faculty of “GENERAL MEDICINE” is one the leading and important Department of National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University-Saransk. The Medical Institute of MRSU is the largest educational, intellectual, scientific research and cultural center of Russia largely determines the direction and pace of socio-economic, political and spiritual life of the region and country. Faculty of Medicine was opened on July 1st, 1967 by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of Russian Government. Annual enrolment is 175 students in the specialty "General Medicine".
The training infrastructure is represented by 20 departments, division's practical training of students, and the regional educational, scientific and medical research complex. Postgraduate and advance education department provide clinical internship. The Institute of Medicine has adequate space, logistical and clinical base for training highly qualified specialists. There are four academic buildings, with Internet, computer, eight video halls, language laboratory, a library of medical literature, reading room, conference, and sports facilities etc. 5 year's course and Training of Physicians in full-time English medium has been started in three specialties - "Medicine" "Pediatrics'" and in 2011, the specialty of "Pharmacy".
Currently, the Institute has students from different regions of the Russian Federation, America, Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa etc. For International students, all theory/practical classes and examinations are conducted in English Medium till the fifth year. All international admissions to the Faculty of General Medicine-MRSU are solemnly authorized to New Era Educational Consultants, India. As per the Russian education system all examinations are held at the end of every semester with the marks given in unique grading systems.
University offers credits in all examinations. Students should make a habit of paying attention to their examinations and must obtain Grade 3 (60%), it's the minimum pass marks for the subjects like Anatomy, Histology, Biology, Medical Physics, Informatics, and Philosophy, etc. In case a student is unable to clear semester exam three more chances are given for improving the marks in individual subjects.
In normal practice student are informed of their results on the day of the particular exam. If any student fails in any of the subject, they need not repeat the entire semester. Students can re-appear only for those failed subjects in second or third attempts which will be normally conducted within a few days after the completion of examinations. Within three chances, students have to pass all university examinations to be promoted to the next academic year. The assessment of student's performance is based on the class participation (attendances), Term end and oral examinations (viva). For More Details Visit www.mrsu.ru/en
Mordovia State University welcomes international and national students and provides them with comfortable living conditions in 14 hostels (halls of residence).
Eleven of them are located on campus; hostels currently accommodate more than 4500 students. Indian students are living in an international hostel called FRESCO. This hostel is administered by New Era Educational Consultants, India. Our Indian welfare guardians are available at all time to help the students.
FRESCO hostel is 24x7 under indian staff supervision with all modern amenities and facilities like free Wi-Fi internet systems, Indian mess, surveillance system, laundry & Ironing, hair salons, call on taxi services, etc. The Health Ministry of the Russian Federation has selected Fresco hostel as the best International Hostel of their country based on room facilities and food management system, etc.
Hostel rooms are fully furnished with study table/chair, cot & bed, etc. Rooms for the girls are provided with attached washrooms on separate floors supervised by the female staff. Bed sheets, blankets, pillow covers are provided by the Hostel management which are changed every Friday.There is centralized heating facility during the winter season with uninterrupted hot-water supply.
A well-equipped self-help kitchen is available for those students who want to cook food by themselves. There are several shopping malls near the Fresco hostel. Worship places like Churches and mosque are situated near Fresco hostel.
At Mordovia State University extra curricular & Sports have great importance. Over the years MRSU has hosted a lot of cultural & sports events within the campus. At the University, a student is always encouraged to be a part of such cultural & sporting activities apart from their studies. Over the years MRSU students have proven themselves as exceptionally talented artists & sportspersons. Students are always motivated to keep their first foot forward in the field of their interests. Sports plays a great role in student’s life. The students participat and win various contests in soccer, volleyball, basketball, field athletics, and many other sports competitions. Sports facilities of the University include 4 gyms, 2 recreational complexes, 3 ski bases, and a swimming pool. International students successfully participated and won prizes in the federal and international competitions.
Indian students actively play Football and Cricket. Our Indian students had played several football matches I against many local Russian teams. Ice skating is another important game which students learn in Saransk. Several Indian students had watched warm-up matches of FIFA World Cup at Moscow (Luzhniki stadium). The creative team of the Center is organises all-university activities, concerts, theme based parties, methodically facilitates the celebration activities, festive occasions, contests and festivals at the University, co-operates with the social and artistic bodies of Mordovia and Russia.
One of the popular occasions is the fresher's rite of passage celebration "Welcome Fresher!", festive activities and musicals dedicated to N.P.Ogarev's Birthday, entertainment shows dedicated to the students holiday "Tatiana's Day", the evenings of literature and music gathering at the hostels, concert programs on the Youth Day, City Day, Global Students' Day