From this academic year, the Hindu migrant students who have come in India from neighboring countries Pakistan and Bangladesh to settle down, would be given direct admission in the MBBS and BE courses at various medical and engineering colleges across the country.
The announcement was recently made by the External Affairs Ministry regarding the direct admission of migrant students in India.
The ministry, which till date have helped foreign nationals to come in India from developing nations though self-financing courses, is now including the religious minority migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan who have come down to India to settle permanently. Under this new scheme, the students would be admitted to MBBS, BDS and BE courses from the current academic year.
These candidates must have at least 60 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology apart from 50 percent marks in English in the qualifying examination to have their admission secured in the MBBS and BDS courses across the country. In case of engineering, the candidates must have at least 60 percent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics along with 50 percent in English at higher secondary level.
The candidates, who are interested in taking advantage of the scheme and apply for the courses in India, need to visit the office of Under Secretary (Education), Ministry of External Affairs, Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan, Janpath, New Delhi, before 19 August 2016.