The Annual Conference of KSMU
took place at the HAMPSTEAD INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTE -
Kandy, on 23rd December 2007. It was organized by the Sri Lankan
Representative of KSMU, Dr. Yasoba Atukorale and the Director of SLBFE,
Mr. Edward Weerasinghe. The conference was attended by over 20
delegates from Sri Lanka and Russia. Distinguished Hon. Chief Minister
Mr. Sarath Ekanayake, The Dean of KSMU Prof. Lyashev Yuri Dmitriyevich,
Chief of International Department of KSMU Mr. Iobidze Yuri Shalvovich
and some officials related to Health and Educational Ministries of Sri
After Hoisting Sri Lankan and
Russian flags, Traditional Oil Lamp was lighted and discussions began.
Chief Minister thanked the Russian Officials for the quality education
provided for over 250 Sri Lankan students by KSMU. Major steps have
taken to improve relationship between Sri Lankan and Russian Health
Sectors. Also no of parents got opportunity to talk directly to KSMU
Officials and collect academic records of their children who presently
study at KSMU. Prospective Applicants were participating to get first
hand information and for spot admissions.
Today the alumnae of KSMU,
serving diseased all around the world. The University conducts
counseling on preparing for PLAB, USMLE and AMC Exams. Therefore its
students get a great opportunity of practicing medicine in US, UK,
Canada or Australia after graduation.
One of the main reasons
that foreign students choose KSMU to study medicine is it’s affordable
tuition fee structure despite of global recognition and the location.
Kursk is a bordering city to Ukraine and located 450 km south from
Moscow, where everyday living is relatively cheap.
No of new applicants joined
KSMU on the same day. According to the International recognition, KSMU
strictly consider prospective students to have minimum of 3 C passes
(Bio Scheme) from local or London A/L, as basic qualification in
admission. NO student can apply to KSMU only with his/her O/L results.
Premedical Program has been introduced only for students with less than
3C passes in A/L’s but with good O/L results.
This year KSMU officers had a
Special attention on the fact of malpractices happening in Sri Lanka,
using the name of KSMU. Officials have received number of complains
concerning malpractices. Therefore the university authority made a
statement to Sri Lankan media mentioning that there are NO exams of
KSMU conducting in Sri Lanka related to KSMU Admission.
Also requested prospective
applicants to be aware that most of malpracticing Sri Lankan institutes
use to direct applicants to Byelorussian universities, initially
promising KSMU. Further there is a legal bank transferring system in
Sri Lanka where applicants directly can pay their fees to Trans Russian
co., without handing money to locals.
Sri Lankan community has been
educated on the admission procedure and requested to contact KSMU in
case of clarification required. Sri lankan Representative Office in
KSMU can be reached on 007-9103187372 or through the web: