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Applications for MBBS/BDS & B.E/B. Pharmacy under Self Financing Scheme for Foreign Students.

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Applications for MBBS/BDS & B.E/B. Pharmacy under Self Financing Scheme for Foreign Students from developing countries for the Academic Session 2021-22.

Applications from foreign students for nominations to undergraduate courses in Bachelor of Engineering (B.E), Bachelor of Pharmacy, MBBS & BDS under Self-Financing Scheme for the academic year 2021-22 against seats granted by Ministry of Education and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi respectively may be forwarded to Ministry of External Affairs, Education Section, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, New Delhi through Indian Missions/Posts abroad. Applications from foreign Diplomatic Missions based in India will not be entertained.

2. Kindly note that foreign candidates are required to appear in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted by NTA for admission in MBBS/ BDS UG courses in India.

3. Enclosed application form complete in all respects and duly supported by the following documents in triplicate (with authentic English translations, wherever required) of only those candidates who possess the minimum qualifications as given below and are willing to join the above courses are forwarded to us:

(i) Three copies of candidate’s recent photographs duly attested by the High Commission of India, Suva pasted at prescribed places in the application;

(ii) Three attested copies of candidate’s certificates and marks sheets with percentage of marks of the qualifying examination (A certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi that the candidate’s qualifying examination is equivalent to 10+2 standard of CBSE in India for the purpose of admission to B.E./B.Pharmacy/MBBS/ BDS must be enclosed. The website of Association of Indian Universities (http://www.aiuweb.org/Evaluation/evaluation.asp) may be consulted in this regard.

(iii) Three attested copies of candidate’s:

  • first four pages of the passport;
  • citizenship certificate;
  • birth certificate;
  • character certificate from the Head of Institution last attended;
  • NEET-UG 2021 Score (for medical seats)


4.
Eligibility criteria:

(A) For MBBS/ BDS:-

(i) A candidate must have secured a minimum of 50% aggregate marks with at least 50% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany & Zoology) separately and 50% in English in the qualifying examination (equivalent to 10+2 standard of CBSE in India - equivalence certificate from AIU, New Delhi as requested in para 3(ii) above must be enclosed).

(ii) NEET - It shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50th percentile in NEET.

(iii) For candidates who are willing to apply for MBBS seat at AIIMS, New Delhi should check the fee details at AIIMS website.

(B) For B.E./ B.Tech:-

(i) A candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks with at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics separately and 50% in English in the qualifying examination (equivalent to 10+2 standard of CBSE in India - equivalence certificate from AIU, New Delhi as requested in para 3(ii) above must be enclosed).

(C) For B.Pharmacy:-

A candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks with at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology (Botany & Zoology) separately and 50% in English in the qualifying examination (equivalent to 10+2 standard of CBSE in India - equivalence certificate from AIU, New Delhi as requested in para 3(ii) above must be enclosed).

(D) The candidates applying for B. Arch course are required to pass the Aptitude Test as prescribed by Council of Architecture. The candidates who do not pass the Aptitude Test will not be eligible for award of enrollment by Council of Architecture, New Delhi.

5. Foreign students having PIO, O.C.I. card and NRIs are not eligible to apply for MEA's Self Financing Scheme.

6. Foreign students can also apply for nomination with pending final declaration of their qualifying examination results equivalent to 10+2 standard of CBSE. Nomination of such candidates will, however, depend upon their being eligible on the basis of merit.

7. The applicants may please be advised that merely forwarding their applications should not be treated as assurance for their nomination by the Ministry. The Ministry will scrutinize all the applications and only after these are found complete in all respects, the names of the eligible applicants on the basis of eligibility criteria of marks in Grade 12th & NEET will be considered for nomination in the order of merit and preference for the course.

8. Candidates applying for B.E./ B.Pharmacy seats would be selected by the Ministry on the basis of academic merit. Local examinations, if conducted by the Missions/Posts, will have no relevance for selection of candidates by the Ministry. There are no fixed quotas for any country. The High Commission of India in Suva will forward all the eligible applications as per eligibility criteria.

Selection for candidates for admission in MBBS / BDS will be purely on merit based on the scores obtained by the candidates in NEET-UG 2021.

9. Selected candidates are expected to comply with admission formalities, fee structures and procedures of the respective colleges/universities. These may include specific medical examinations including Aids test in India.

10. The lists of colleges for MBBS/BDS courses (as per last year’s allocation) is enclosed at Annexure-I. The seats are generally allocated in these Colleges / Institutes but may vary depending on final allocation by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.

11. The lists of colleges for BE/B. Pharmacy courses where Ministry of Education has allotted seats is attached at Annexure-II.

12. It may please be noted that above seats are on self-financing basis and Education Section in this Ministry does not provide any financial aid/scholarships to foreign students selected under above Scheme.

13. Last date for receipt of completed applications (in the prescribed proforma) in the Ministry of External Affairs (Education Section, Parliament & Coordination Division) is 31.08.2020.

14. Before forwarding nominations, it should be ascertained that Indian degrees are valid in the country(ies) of your accreditation.

15. Blank application forms are enclosed. Copies of application forms can also be made locally, if necessary. Applications should be forwarded to the Under Secretary(Education) by bag. Only ink-signed copies of the applications with original photographs pasted and attested (on the front) by the Mission should be forwarded by bag to the undersigned since Fax/scanned photographs/copies are not entertained by the Institutions. The envelope containing applications should be marked “Application under SFS Scheme”.

Click here to download Application Form.

Click here to download Annexure I & II.


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