Saturday, January 22, 2011

Indian Government Offer Scholarships On TCM For Malaysian

Indian govt offers 20 scholarships on traditional medicine

KUALA LUMPUR: The Indian Government is offering 20 scholarships to Malaysians who want to pursue traditional medicine.

This follows the visit of Indian Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh in October last year.

“The High Commission welcomes applications from interested Malaysians who wish to pursue courses on traditional system of medicine,” the Indian High Commission said in a statement yesterday.

Eleven scholarships will be offered for the Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), five for the Bachelor of Siddha Medicine and Sciences (BSMS), two for the Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (BUMS) and two for the Bachelor of Homeopathy Medicine and Surgery (BHMS).

The scholarships will be offered for studies in selected colleges.

Application forms are available at the Education Section of the Indian High Commission here.

Candidates should check their eligibility for the course they wish to pursue, should be proficient in English and should not have any serious health problems.

The scholarships do not include air travel but provides tuition fees, living allowances, contingency grants, house rental allowance and medical benefits.

The closing date is Feb 21.

For enquiries call 03-2093 3510 ext 410, fax 03-2092 2339 or email


Dr. Shivang Swaminarayan

Head-Healthcare Division

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