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Applications For MBBS/BDS & B.E/B. Pharmacy Under Self Financing Scheme For Foreign Students For The Academic Session 2020-2021.

May 14, 2020

Applications are invited from foreign students for nominations to undergraduate courses in Bachelor of Engineering (BE), Bachelor of Pharmacy, MBBS & BDS under Self-Financing Scheme for the academic year 2020-21 against seats granted by Ministry of Human Resource Development and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi respectively.

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. Kindly ensure that 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 Mission/Post 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 BE /B Pharmacy/MBBS/ BDS must be enclosed. The website of Association of Indian Universities ( ) 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 2019 Score (for medical seats)

4. Page nos. 4 and 5 of the application form are to be duly filled and counter signed by designated Officer of Mission/Post.

5. Eligibility criteria :


· 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 Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.

· National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET) - It shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at 50 th percentile in NEET.

· Candidates applying for MBBS seat at AIIMS, New Delhi should check the fee details at AIIMS website.

BE / B Tech :

· 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.

B Pharmacy :

· 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

B Arch :

· Candidate applying for B Arch course is required to pass the Aptitude Test as prescribed by Council of Architecture. Candidate who does not pass the Aptitude Test will not be eligible for award of enrolment by Council of Architecture, New Delhi.

6. Last date for receipt of applications (hard copy) in the prescribed proforma in the Ministry of External Affairs (Students Cell), New Delhi is 30.06.2020. Therefore, interested students should submit completed applications to the Embassy well within time before 15.06.2020.


7. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, exams/results of 12 th year may not be completed/obtained by 30 June 2020. 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. Marks obtained in 12 th year may be provided to us latest by 15 July 2020. NEET exams have been scheduled for 26 July 2020. Score obtained in NEET should be provided to us as soon as they are obtained.

The Last date for admission in BE / B Pharmacy is 15.08.2019 & MBBS/ BDS is 31.08.2019.

8. Marks obtained in 11 th standard examination should not be taken into consideration while computing marks obtained in 12 th year of examination. It may also kindly be ensured that percentage of marks mentioned in the application forms are clearly indicated as such and not given in grades like A, B, C, D, E, etc. If grades are unavoidable, the marks obtained in percentages should be indicated invariably in brackets. Kindly note that where percentages of marks are not indicated, applications will be rejected.


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

9. The applicants are 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. 

10. Candidates applying for BE / B Pharmacy seats would be selected by the Ministry on the basis of academic merit. 
Selection for candidates for admission in MBBS / BDS will be purely on merit based on the scores obtained by the candidates in NEET-UG 2020.

11 . 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.

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

13. List of other colleges is also attached.



14. It may please be noted that above seats are on Self-Financing basis and Ministry does not provide any financial aid/scholarships to foreign students selected under above Scheme.

15. Blank application forms are enclosed. 

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