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Nomination under Self Financing Scheme (SFS) for foreign students
from developing countries for pursuing MBBS / BDS / B.Engineering / B.Technology / B.Architecture / B.Pharmacy courses in India

The Government of India is inviting applications from Malaysian nationals interested to pursue Bachelor courses in Medicine, Dentistry, Engineering, Technology, Architecture and Pharmacy in government academic institutions in India, under the ‘Nomination under Self-Financing Scheme (SFS) for foreign students from developing countries’.

Foreign students having PIO / OCI card, and Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) i.e. Indian expatriates are not eligible to apply under this scheme.

Candidates are required to appear in the ‘National Eligibility cum Entrance Test’ (NEET) UG examination conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), for admission to professional courses such as MBBS / BDS courses in India.

Three identical sets of the duly filled-in application form along with the relevant enclosures (with authentic English translations wherever applicable) must be submitted in-person at the address given below, latest by 30 May:

Education Wing,
High Commission of India,
Level 1, Wisma HRIH Lotus,
No. 442, Jalan Pahang, Setapak,
53000 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/university, and may include medical examinations such as AIDS test in India.

The eligibility criteria details and the SFS application form can be downloaded from the links given below:

Eligibility Criteria for nomination under SFS


SFS application form