From The Nepali Press
Kantipur, 25 June
FROM ISSUE #151 (27 JUNE 2003 - 03 JULY 2003) | TABLE OF CONTENTS
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DHARAN ? Foreign students are lining up to get into the BP Koirala Health Science Institute. The institute received 1,322 applications for the MBBS entrance exams this year of which 203 are Indian nationals. For the BDS degree, 25 of the 59 applicants are Indian. In order to give equal opportunities for people of all caste, creed and region, quotas have been allotted for applicants from 15 remote districts. One seat each has also been reserved for janjati, dalit, and women. The institute has 75 seats for MBBS, 40 for BDS, 15 for BSC Nursing, 6 for BAM IT, 10 for OT Technician, 40 for diploma level technician, and 6 for MSc. Fourteen places are reserved for SAARC country applicants and nine others for other nationals. Applicants other than from Nepal and SAARC nations need not give entrance exams and are eligible for interviews straight away.