MBBS admission offer for Indian students in Philippines

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Sept 14: Davao Medical School Foundation Inc. of Philippines has offered admission into MBBS courses for eligible Indian candidates who cannot undertake the course because of lack of adequate number of medical institutions in India. Talking to newsmen in the city today, Davao Medical School Foundation Admission Director Raja Thangappan said: “At present over 3,000 Indian students, including 100 from the Northeast, have been pursuing MBBS courses in the institute. The eligibility of getting admission in the institute is 60 per cent of marks in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in HS Science. For reserved category students the percentage of marks is 50 per cent. For candidates, who can make it to the top ten in the first year examition, all fees will be exempted. However, such students will have to pay for accommodation.” “Philippines is the third largest English-speaking country in Asia. It is providing doctors and nurses to the world over,” he said, and added that they had an office in Guwahati for the students of the Northeast.

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