Iron will : Girl from orphanage makes it to medical college
Thane: Mumbai based girl who was living in an orphanage for the last four years had cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test(NEET) and had got a seat in Aurangabad medical college.Thane Collector Rajesh Narvekar lauded the 18-year-old student's efforts and felicitated her on Monday.Also Read:Tea seller from Assam cracks NEET in first attempt, secures seat at AIIMSThe girl, who lived...
Thane: Mumbai based girl who was living in an orphanage for the last four years had cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test(NEET) and had got a seat in Aurangabad medical college.
Thane Collector Rajesh Narvekar lauded the 18-year-old student's efforts and felicitated her on Monday.
The girl, who lived in an orphanage here for last four years, recently cleared the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and got admission in the Government Medical College, Aurangabad.
Narvekar assured all help to her from the district administration and said she should not hesitate in approaching them if she needs any assistance, as per an official release.
The collector also said there was a need for more doctors in Ambernath and neighboring areas of Thane district, and expressed hope that after passing out from the college, the girl would serve patients in the area.
Government Medical College, Aurangabad (founded in 1956) was established on the occasion of the 10th independence day of India , is affiliated to the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), Nashik. The College is recognized by the Medical Council of India (MCI), New Delhi. At present, the college offers 200 students per year for the undergraduate course MBBS and around 127 students per year for the various postgraduate courses.
The college was started with 50 UG students in a small Nizam Bungalow in the cantonment area of the city, and infectious, obstetrics & ophthalmology wards were located at Amkhas in the other part of the city. The admission seats of college was subsequently increased to 100 undergraduate students per year and now it takes 200 MBBS students per year. Similarly, post graduation seats were added to various departments of the college; currently the intake capacity is 127 post graduate students
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