The Bangladesh Government annually offers scholarships for Nepalese students pursuing MBBS and BDS degrees based on academic performance. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must complete the DGHS form and submit it with attested academic documents and a passport to the Bangladesh Embassy in Basundhara, Kathmandu, before the specified deadline.

There are 22 scholarship seats in Bangladesh for Nepal, with 19 seats allocated for the MBBS program and three for the BDS program.

Bangladesh Embassy Scholarship

Bangladesh’s Ministry of Health and Family Welfare provides scholarships to foreign students for government medical and dental colleges. The total seats available are 221 for foreign students. Among those seats, 117 are allocated for SAARC countries and 99 seats for non-SAARC countries. You can find country-wise allocated seat details in the image below.

Seats allocated by Bangladesh for Medical Entrance Exam

1India22 Seats02 Seats
2Pakistan21 Seats02 Seats
3Nepal19 Seats03 Seats
4Sri Lanka13 Seats02 Seats
5Bhutan20 Seats02 Seats
6Maldives06 Seats01 Seats
7Afghanistan03 Seats01 Seats
Total104 Seats13 Seats

Eligibility Criteria

The criteria for Admission of Foreign Students in the MBBS and BDS Courses in Government Medical Colleges/Dental Colleges in Bangladesh for 2022-23 academic year.

Equivalence of Foreign Degree:

  • Must have passed qualifying examinations HSC/A-level or equivalent examination.
  • SSC/ O-level or equivalent examination passed not before 2019.
  • HSC/A-level or equivalent examination passed not before 2021.
  • Minimum aggregate GPA in SSC / O-level or equivalent and HSCI A-level or Equivalent examination: 8.00 (eight)
  • Minimum GP in Biology: 4.0 out of 5.0 scale.
  • For calculating GPA against the percentage of marks obtained in SSC equivalent Olevel or other equivalent exam only top 5 subjects are considered.

For calculation of GPA against the marks obtained in HSC/A-level or equivalent exam, only

  • 3 subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Biology) are considered.
  • Application Form: Duly filled online application forms in specific template and upload the stated above by 30 March 2023.
  • All certificates must be duly attested. by the competent authority, i.e. Education and the Foreign Ministries of the respective countries. Applicants need not require to submit the hard copies of relevant documents to the Embassy/High Commission.
  • Eligible applicants have to produce all academic certificates, admit cards and marksheets/ transcripts in original at the time of their admission.

Tuition Fees: For Government medical and dental colleges, students from SAARC countries

  • will require to pay tuition and other fees at the rate charged to a Bangladeshi student.
  • Students from other countries will have to pay $5000 (five thousand) per year in addition to the tuition fees charged for Bangladeshi students. If students can’t pass the exam in due time additional charges have to pay.

Government Medical Colleges in Bangladesh

scholarship quotas government medical colleges in Bangladesh

Government Dental Colleges in Bangladesh

Bangladesh Embassy Scholarship Colleges for BDS Studies

Bangladesh Embassy Scholarship Notice

MBBS in Bangladesh Admission Notice 2022-23: Official PDF Document