Pakistani and Bangladeshi Hindus have been heard by the Narendra Modi government.
Indian government has opened its doors for the persecuted religious minorty migrants from Pakistan and Bangladesh-based in India.
The Ministry of External Affairs is running a Self Financing Scheme for foreign nationals from developing countries for admission in MBBS / BDS / B E / B.Pharmacy, Diploma in Engineering / Diploma in Pharmacy in institutions in India against seats allotted by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and M/o Human Resource Development to the Ministry.
Now, the government of India has decided to include the persecuted religious minority migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan based in India within the purview of this Scheme for admission in MBBS/BDS courses from academic year 2016-17 onwards with a view to facilitating their greater access to educational institutions in India.
The applications are nowbeing invited from eligible persecuted religious minority migrants from Bangladesh and Pakistan based in India for nominations to undergraduate MBBS/BDS courses under Self-Financing Scheme for the academic year 2017-18 against seats to be granted by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to Ministry of External Affairs latest by 30.06.17.
From academic year 2017-18, all applicants are required to appear in National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) conducted by CBSE for admission in MBBS/BDS courses in India, including foreign students. CBSE’s website www.cbseneet.nic.in may be accessed for further details.
Eligibility Criteria that Pakistani, Bangladeshi Hindus must fulfill are as follows:
(a) A candidate must have scored a minimum of 50% marks each in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and 50% in English in the qualifying examination (equivalent to 10+2 standard of CBSE in India; equivalence certificate from Association of Indian Universities must be enclosed if applicable).
(b) Where grades are awarded in grade XII or equivalent exam, the marks obtained in percentage terms should invariably be indicated along with the criteria for converting the relevant grades into percentage.
(c) NEET- It shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain minimum of marks at
50th percentile in NEET.