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Entry Requirement for medical and health undergraduate courses

Posted on: September 30th, 2014      Author: tshewang

 Amendment of Clause 22.3-Minimum entry requirement to MBBS, BDS, Nursing and other allied health courses.

The Bhutan Medical and Health Council Secretariat hereby notifies that clause 22.3 of BMHC Regulation 2005 pertaining to minimum entry requirement after class 12 to pursue medical and health courses has been amended as follows:

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Minimum Standards of Education and Training (Foreign Country)

 

Minimum Standards of Education and Training (Foreign and within the Country)

 

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Entry Qualification for medical education (MBBS/BDS)

 

 

12 years schooling with Science

 

12 years schooling with minimum 50% each in all science subjects (Biology, Physics, Chemistry) and English in class 12 board examination or equivalent.               

   OR

Has passed 3 years of “pre-medical” courses at university level in case of entry to medical school without basic science

3 Entry Qualification for Nursing and other allied health science education  

Class 12 passed

12 years schooling with minimum 40% each in all science subjects (Biology, Physics, Chemistry) and English in class 12 board examination. or equavalent

This amendment comes into force with effect from 2015 admission session, except for MBBS entry requirement which came into effect from April 2013. The candidates not complying with the amended clause from the date of this notification will not be eligible to be registered with the Council.

This is as per the decision of the 10th General Council Body.

 

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