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India Government Self Financing Scheme (SFS) for Malaysian Students

India Government Self Financing Scheme (SFS) for Medical Courses
Closing Date
31 March 2016

Applications for Nomination under Self Financing Scheme (SFS) for Foreign Students from Friendly Developing Countries for Institutions in India for MBBS / BDS / B. Engineering / B. Pharmacy / Diploma in Engineering / Diploma in Pharmacy courses for academic year 2016-17
The Government of India has invited applications from Malaysian students interested to study courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy and Engineering in government academic institutions in India for academic year 2016-17 under the 'Nomination under Self-Financing Scheme (SFS) for Foreign Students from Friendly Developing Countries'.

Foreign students having 'Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card' / 'Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card', and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) i.e. Indian expatriates are not eligible to apply.

Candidates are not required to sit for any central examination / PMT / or any other Medicine / Engineering examination in India.

Eligibility Criteria
1) MBBS / BDS / B. Pharmacy / Diploma in Pharmacy courses:

A candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% of aggregate marks with at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (Botany and Zoology) and 50% in English in the qualifying examination (equivalent to 10 + 2 standard of CBSE in India).

2) B. Engineering course:

A candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks with at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and 50% in English in the qualifying examination (equivalent to 10 + 2 standard of CBSE in India).

3) Diploma in Engineering course:

A candidate must have secured a minimum of 60% aggregate marks with at least 60% in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in the first attempt and 50% in English in the 10th as well as in 12th Grade examination (equivalent to 10 and 10 + 2 standards respectively of CBSE in India). Age limit should be below 21 years as on 01.08.2016.

Note:
  1. Marks obtained should be indicated in percentages and not in grades. Marks obtained in 11th standard examination should not be taken into consideration while computing marks obtained for 12th standard examination. If the percentages of marks are not indicated, the application will be rejected.
  2. Students can also apply pending final declaration of their qualifying examination results equivalent to 10 + 2 standard of CBSE in India.
How to Apply
The 'Nomination under SFS' application form can be downloaded from here. Alternatively the application form can be obtained from the Education Wing, High Commission of India, Kuala Lumpur. Tel: +603 6205 2350 ext 203; E-mail: edu@indianhighcommission.com.my

A Certificate of Equivalence must be obtained from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi; indicating that the candidate's qualifying examination is equivalent to 10+2 standard of CBSE in India. Generally the following examinations available in Malaysia are considered by the AIU as equivalent to 10+2 standard of India: STPM; GCE A-Levels / IGCSE / GCSE examinations; 12-year American High School Diploma; IB; 12-year Secondary Stage examination conducted by various Provinces in Canada and Australia i.e. 2-years of Canadian Pre-University (CPU) and 2-years of South Australian Matriculation (SAM).

Applicants should enclose attested copies of following to their applications:
  1. Certificates and mark-sheets of the final qualifying examination
  2. Passport
  3. Identity Card (IC)
  4. Birth certificate
  5. Character / conduct certificate from the Head of Institution last attended
  6. Certificate of Equivalence from AIU, New Delhi
Provide copies of authentic English translations of the above mentioned enclosures wherever required.

Four identical sets of the duly filled-in application forms should be submitted in-person at the address given below, latest by 31st March 2016:
The Education Wing,
High Commission of India,
Menara 1 Mon't Kiara,
Level 28, No. 1, Jalan Kiara,
Mon't Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur.
Submission of an application is not an assurance of nomination. The selected students are required to bear all expenses on education and airfare, and they must undertake to return to Malaysia upon completion of their studies. Candidates are expected to comply with admission formalities and procedures of the respective college/universities, which may include medical examinations including AIDS test in India.

SFS Application Form

Guidelines for SFS

Procedure for obtaining Equivalence Certificate from AIU

Link: http://www.indianhighcommission.com.my

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