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Admission Information

It is free to apply to TUMS. TUMS admits international students who meet the academic admissions criteria. Our rolling admission process allows applications to be reviewed as soon as they are complete. Applications are accepted all year round. Start of the fall semester is in September, and spring semester starts in January.
M.D., D.D.S., and Pharm. D. students please NOTE the language of instruction and patient interaction will be Persian/Farsi. TUMS professors speak English, power points and books are in English, exams might be given in English. If you do not have knowledge of Persian/Farsi and you are a M.D., D.D.S., or Pharm. D. students please be advised that your classes will be held in Persian, please make arrangements to come at least one semester before the start of your sessions to start your Persian/Farsi instruction classes.
 

M.D., D.D.S., or Pharm. D. students will complete 2 years pre clinical courses at Kish Island in Iran.

 
At Tehran University of medical Sciences (TUMS), regular Fall semester starts Late September and Spring semester starts Late January. Our M.D., D.D.S. and Pharm. D. students start their sessions in the Spring semester, late January.
 

 Required Documents


 
Official Transcripts
 
A transcript is an official copy of your academic record. It is a document that provides information about all of your completed courses, grades, honors you have received, and the year and semester during which courses were taken. 
 
Please contact your school in your country and ask them for documents to be sent for international admissions.
 
An official transcript is issued and sent by the school, with an original signature of a school’s official seal, signed, approved, and sealed by your country’s Department / Ministry of Education and the Department / Ministry of Foreign affairs.
 

 
GPA
 
GPA stands for Grade Point Average. Since many schools around the world use GPA system in combination with letter grades, we have also adopted the same measurement.
 

Grade

Percentage

GPA

Description

On scale of 20

A

90 – 100

3.5 - 4.0

Excellent

18 - 20

B

80 – 89

2.5 - 3.49

Great

16 - 18

C

70 – 79

1.5 - 2.49

Good

13 -16

D

60 – 69

         1.0 - 1.49

Acceptable

10 - 13

E/F

0 – 59

0.0

Weak

0 - 10


 
English Language Scores

TUMS accepts both the TOEFL and the IELTS English language scores. Clearly, only one would be enough. The TOEFL test is the most widely accepted English-language test and the IELTS is the International English Language Testing System that measures the ability to communicate in English across language skills(listening, reading, writing, and speaking). Similar to most schools around the world, we interpret the scores as follows:
 

TOEFL Paper

TOEFL CBT
Computer-Based Test

TOEFL IBT 
Internet-Based Test

IELTS

Level of Proficiency

0 - 310

0 - 30

0 - 8

0 - 1

Beginner

310 - 343

33 - 60

9 - 18

1 - 1.5

Middle Beginner

347 - 393

63 - 90

19 - 29

2 - 2.5

Upper Beginner

397 - 433

93 - 120

30 - 40

3 - 3.5

Low Intermediate

437 - 473

123 - 150

41 - 52

4

Middle Intermediate

477 - 510

153 - 180

53 - 64

4.5 - 5

Intermediate

513 - 547

183 - 210

65 - 78

5.5 - 6

Low Advanced

550 - 587

213 - 240

79 - 95

6.5 - 7

Middle Advanced

590 - 637

243 - 270

96 - 110

7.5 - 8

Upper Advanced

640 - 677

273 - 300

111 - 120

8.5 - 9

Upper Advanced

677

300

120

9

Upper Advanced

 

 
An IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent TOEFL score is required for graduation. Students who have not yet completed the test can use the Affidavit of English Ability form to apply at TUMS.
 

 

A Letter of Recommendation highlights your academic and/or professional achievements. A well written letter gives the Admissions Committee detailed information about the person you are and the professional person you will grow into. Letters of Recommendation are a significant part of your application, and you should put a great deal of effort into them. 
 
Ask deans, Former professors, teachers, and/or supervisors to write you a Letter of Recommendation. Your Letter of Recommendation must be addressed to TUMS.
 
The Letters of Recommendation must be written in English. The letters should describe your learning and research abilities, communication skills, leadership, compassion for others, reliability, work ethics, adaptation skills, and creativity.
 

 

It is highly important for us to know what makes you the best candidate for our school. Your Letter of Motivation is crucial to the members of the Admission committee.
 
Please be specific as to what degree and semester you are applying for, if you like to explain a circumstance that should be taken into account, or a need for assistance, this is a recommended place to mention those issues.
 

 
Résumé or C.V.

Your Résumé or C.V. is a highly important part of your application requirements. It helps us know what makes you the best candidate for our university, and is crucial to the members of the selection committee. 
 
Please make special note of the following while writing your Résumé or C.V.
 
Content
-Include name, postal address, email address, and telephone numbers 
 
Layout
-Use consistent visual elements to attract attention and emphasize highlights (bold, italics, underlining, font sizes, and bullets)
-Use standard fonts. 
 
Writing quality
-Be clear and concise
-Be consistent, use similar style throughout
-Be consistent in your use of punctuation
-Use a variety of action verbs which describe situations and actions

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Please note: All Iranian applicants need to take the Nationwide Entrance Exam, also known as "Konkoor" Exam, in order to enter TUMS.

MG/ RM/AT

 

 

 

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Syed amjad  | Saturday, April 27, 2013
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Dear sir/madam
i had passed my 12th clss with 75%,i want to do MBBS in iran on scholarship basis sir /madam what i have to do
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admission  | Sunday, April 28, 2013
please apply by completing the free online application form found by clicking on Apply Here, please read FAQ on this site for information
Alhassan Abdul Kadir  | Thursday, April 18, 2013
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Dear Sir,
I am a Ghanaian and a physicial assistant(diploma) and wants to apply for a scholarship and study medicine (medical doctor). i want to find out how and when to apply, am i eligeble for the scholarship and the duration of the program. Please i will be happy to get more informationon the scholarships, the courses and thier durations. 
Thank you
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admission  | Saturday, April 20, 2013
You can apply by completing teh free online application form available on this site by registering and clicking on APPLY HERE, please read FAQ for more information. Be very specific in your motivation letter as to what program you want and your background, please also specify your scholarship request.
ADEOSUN  | Sunday, April 14, 2013
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I COMPLETED MY APPLICATION PROCESS ABOUT A MONTH AGO BUT AM YETTO RECEIVE THE INTERIM CODE OR AN EMAIL TO THAT EFFECT,WHAT DO I DO? ALSO,I HAVE SOME SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS I WILL LIKE TO INCLUDE IN MY RECORDS,HOW DO I ATTACH THIS HAVING COMPLETED MY APPLICATION PROCESS EARLIER?
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admission  | Monday, April 15, 2013
please log in to our system, click on MY GSIA tab, look up your reference code, then email admission-using the email available on CONTACT US page of this site- with that reference code to check the status and receive your application code
mike  | Monday, April 08, 2013
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Please am a High School graduate and want to pursue Doctor of medicine in Tums but during the filling of the form and in my motivational letter I chose Bsc. Medical Sciences instead of MD. which I thought was the second degree after Bsc. in the medical school. Please I want to know if the admissions committee will have any idea of what am trying to talk about. I have already sent my application forms! thank you.
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admission  | Tuesday, April 09, 2013
You will receive an email from admission within the next month, please reply to that email with a new motivation letter
mike  | Tuesday, September 06, 2011
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Please I was filling the tums application form for a scholarship which was suppose to end in march when suddenly the site went under maintenance. But upon resuming on the 31st march 2013 the date of the site changed to september 2011. please I wanna know if it affect my application process in anyway. Also does uploading the required documents in .doc format affect the application process!
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admission  | Saturday, April 06, 2013
Please contact admission via their listed email with your application code found on the My GSIA page when you sign in
Deep Jyoti Bhuyan  | Thursday, September 01, 2011
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Dear Sir, 

I am trying to register to fill up the online application form. But during registration it is showing me a blank system message and I am not receiving any activation link on my email. Kindly let me know how to tackle this issue. I want to apply for PhD in Bacteriology in your Institute.
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admission  | Saturday, April 06, 2013
Please try to sign in with your username
Mustapha Ahmed Barkindo  | Sunday, March 24, 2013
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Am a graduate nurse.I have a diploma in biology education and nursing. Wish to further my nursing career in your institution
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admission  | Saturday, April 06, 2013
Please complete our free online application form by clicking on Apply Here
Fikadu  | Saturday, March 23, 2013
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Dear Sir/Madam
I am on filling the application form available on line for scholarship in advanced medicine. But I faced the problem of submission said that" Minimum required records ." 2 records" means.... ? WOULD YOU HELP ME IN SENDING WHAT IS 2 RECORDS MEANS AND WHICH PORTIONS OF THE FORM IT INDICATE. 
THANK YOU
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admission  | Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Please read the help section of that question, and include 2 records, you can click on ADD LINE in each section to do this, more information is available as answer to previous posts, in FAQ, and in pdf for your easy download
Hussaini M.Adamu  | Friday, March 22, 2013
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i am nigerian i have Diploma in Cooperetive studies,i what to apply. Heaith management and information science.B.sc plaese.help me.with the information.
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admission  | Monday, April 15, 2013
Please apply by completing the free online application form, you can find answers to your questions under FAQ, admission will review your documents and inform you of your status
KISA  | Sunday, March 17, 2013
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STILL WAITING FOR TERIM CODE
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admission  | Monday, April 15, 2013
if you have submitted your online application, you can log in click on MY GSIA find your reference code, then email admission- using the email address listed under CONTACT US only
yunyuy loweh  | Friday, March 15, 2013
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Sir, i am a Cameroonian and would like to study in your istitution .i had my high school diploma in 2008 and since there are no pharmacy schools inmy country and with the love and passion i had to study Pharmacy i went into a six months training as a Pharmacy AuXILLARY STAFF IN ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR HEALTH INSTITUTOINS IN MY COUNTRY THAT IS THE CAMEROON BAPTIST CONVENTION HEATLH BOARD AND THERE I HAD TRAINNING AND HAVE BEEN WORKING IN THE HOSPITAL SINCE THEN AS A PHARMACY STAFF TILL DATE AS I AM SPEAKING I NOW HAVE4 A FIVE YEARB WORK EXPERIENCE AND A SOUND KNOWLEGDE OF WHAT IT TAKES TO STUDY PHARMACY .I DID COURSES IN PHARMACOLOGY, PHARMACEUTICALS ,DISPENSING AND ALOTFULL OF THEM TO SAY. 
SO WHEN I SAW THIS SCHOOLARSHIP I CALLED A GOD GIVEN AND TIMELYONE FOR AS I WOULD LIKE TO PICK UP THIS OPPORTUNITY AND CONTINUE MY PHARMACY STUDIES THAT I HAVE GREAT PASSION FOR I BELIEVE IN SELF THAT I AM GOING TO MAKE A VERY GOOD CONDIDATE FOR THE PHARMACY DEPARTMENT IN YOUR INSTTUTION.
SO MY WORRY NOW IS HOW TO APPLY CAUSE I FINDIT DIFFICULT TO ASSES THE ONLINE APPLICATION FOREM.
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admission  | Monday, April 15, 2013
please click on APPLY HERE and submit the online application form
Shah Noor Hossain  | Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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I have done the online application on 27th February 2013 and received an email stating that I would receive an interim code shortly. But I have not received any interim code till date. What should I do ?
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admission  | Tuesday, March 12, 2013
please wait for admission to review your completed documents in order to issue you the code
syed mehtab shah  | Monday, March 04, 2013
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i am intrested to take admission in tehran medical college i passed my f.sc exam. can i apply then how i can.
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admission  | Tuesday, March 05, 2013
you can complete the free online application form available on our site, in your motivation letter please be clear about your request
lebswork  | Monday, March 04, 2013
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I have Diploma in library science and BSC degree in information science with great distinction I want to study medical library and information science or health management in information science or related field would you please assist me how to apply
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admission  | Tuesday, March 05, 2013
please complete the free online application form
Felician Mufumu  | Thursday, February 28, 2013
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I am holding an Advanced Diploma in Clinical Medicine and a Diploma in Clinical Medicine from Tanzania. Can I apply for Msc in Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases Control.
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admission  | Sunday, March 03, 2013
we have to see your documents first apply by completing the online application form.
mir wali  | Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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i m student of Mbbs i m doing my house job..can u send me scholorship form in my this address??
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admission  | Sunday, March 03, 2013
Please complete the online application form, you can include your scholarship request in your motivation letter
Shah Noor Hossain  | Wednesday, February 27, 2013
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I have Bachelor Of Dental Surgery Degree from India. Can I apply for masters in any branch in the School of Dentistry ? Please advice.
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admission  | Wednesday, February 27, 2013
after you complete and submit the free online application form, admission will review your submited information and inform you, we cannot tell you what to study
Asma Shaukat  | Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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I am from Pakistan.I have done MBBS and then MPhil in Pharmacology, I have also taken TOEFL and got v good score. Now I want to apply for PhD in Pharmacology but need scholarship. I have few queries regarding application form. I started filling ur online application,after personal info,i marked phd as level of study however when i proceeded to next few pages again choose level of study (MD,BSc,DDS, Pharm D) propped up and there was no option as none and 2ndly it was mandatory to fill. My 2nd query is after filling program and school of interest home page appears and i am not able to go beyond that to complete my application for submisssion. I am v confused kindly guide me since application filling guidelines have not helped me overcoming this prob. thank you,waiting for ur reply.
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ناشناس  | Wednesday, February 27, 2013
I have the same problem((((
admission  | Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Our site is being updated, please check back next week
Dhika Adhi  | Tuesday, February 26, 2013
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Where to upload an affidavit and passport ? And why I havent got an interim code?
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admission  | Tuesday, February 26, 2013
If you have not uploaded your information in supporting document page of the application then you have not submitted your application form. Please login and complete the form. Our site is being updated, please check back next week
K.R  | Sunday, February 24, 2013
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SIR 
I AM FACING SOME PROBLEM IN FILLING APPLICATION FORM.HOW TO APPLY FOR UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM MD.
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admission  | Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Our site is being updated, please check back next week
mike  | Friday, February 22, 2013
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please i have read about the information above but can you give me a little bit details upon how i should present my scholarship application. Also do i have to go for a toefel test(english test) after having a good grade in english in my high school final examination?
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admission  | Saturday, February 23, 2013
Please include your scholarship request as a part of your motivation letter, you can search the internet for samples, you can download the English Proficiency form online and send that
Okondu O. Emmanuel  | Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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I have completed the scholarship form, and i was sent some forms to be completed; visa forms, afidivit english form and recommendation form, do I need to apply again. please advice me and also to which address do I send my credentials and the various forms. am applying for MSc Epidemiology
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admission  | Saturday, February 23, 2013
if you completed and submitted the free online application they you will receive an email from admission
Vincent Dindi  | Wednesday, February 20, 2013
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I have a diploma in medical laboratory technology.Can I apply for a degree in medical laboratory.
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admission  | Saturday, February 23, 2013
Admission has to review your documents before they can say please apply online
reza shahmiri  | Sunday, February 17, 2013
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I have completed all steps but when I want to submit it come with massege "Minimum records required:2 records" please advise me what should I do.
Regards
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admission  | Monday, February 18, 2013
please upload minimum of 2 records, for example minimum of 2 recommendation forms, your last 2 degrees, for example, bachelor and high school, or post high school and high school
azeez  | Friday, February 15, 2013
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i am seeking medicine as undegraduate course,sound in english and arabic language.can i be considered?
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admission  | Saturday, February 16, 2013
Please apply by completing our free online application form, admission representatives will review your documents and make a decision, please check our site for details
imran banda  | Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Hi dear my daughter just matriculated last year she wants to study medicine she would like to know about the entry marks thanks
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admission  | Saturday, February 16, 2013
please read our requirements http://gsia.tums.ac.ir/en/download/4394/Download-Center
nauman khan  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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sir i have got 80 percent marks in matric and 76 percent in fsc (founadtion faculty of science).i am applyin for MD.AM I ELIGIBLE. and i have applied for passport but it will take some time so if i upload the passport token will my application proceed.
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admission  | Saturday, February 16, 2013
Please complete our free online application form and explain in detail what program you like to complete in your motivation letter. Admission will review each student’s documents individually and make a decision based on our requirement. More information is available http://gsia.tums.ac.ir/en/download/4394/Download-Center
ebenezer gyan  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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please i have submitted my application, how do i get my interim code to check on my admission status?
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admission  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
If you log and enter your “My GSIA” page you will receive your reference number this will show your application has been submitted, you can wait until you receive your interim code via email from admission.
ishmael kojo Assan  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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please i want to know whether i can apply with an english proficiency from my university. This is because, i dont have either TOFEL nor IELTS. Thanks
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admission  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Please complete the free online application form; you can find the English proficiency form online to use for the time being http://gsia.tums.ac.ir/en/download/4394/Download-Center
suleiman Abdullahi  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Salam, i have a diploma in medical laboratory science, can i apply to study heamatology?
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admission  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Unfortunately we cannot make any admission decisions without reviewing documents, please complete the free online application form; admissions will contact you with further issues for more information please read http://gsia.tums.ac.ir/en/download/4394/Download-Center
natansha neha  | Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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hi i am from fiji and i want to to Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery M.D...please advice me how to go about and apply for the scholarship
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admission  | Saturday, February 16, 2013
Please complete our free online application form and explain in detail what program you like to complete, and your scholarship request in your motivation letter. Admission will review each student’s documents individually and make a decision based on our requirement. More information is available http://gsia.tums.ac.ir/en/download/4394/Download-Center
ebenezer gyan  | Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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i have applied to TUMS on 8/2/2013, please how long do i wait to receive a responds from the school?
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admission  | Tuesday, February 12, 2013
it is 2/2013, do you mean 8-2012? you need to email admission with your interim code to check on the status
ABDELRAHIM Abakabir Mahamat  | Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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I am from Chad and have graduated from Elmarguib University in libya (B.Sc in medical Laboratory Technology) in English language and M.Sc in Microbial & Cellular Biotechnology from the University of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso in french language. All my Diploma have delivered in Frech and Arabic laguage. I am interested to apply TUMS for Microbiology & Immunology. is it possible to submit my documents in French language?
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admission  | Tuesday, February 12, 2013
you need to submit the English translation as explained on our site
Hamidullah  | Monday, February 11, 2013
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Dear Sir/Madam,
I am from Afghanistan, i have graduated from Kabul Medical University and my native language is Persian. Does the English proficiency for applying Scholarship is mandatory for me?
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admission  | Monday, February 11, 2013
yes
husna  | Monday, February 11, 2013
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dear sir
i am a female and want to apply for IUMS . 
sir my qualification is FSc(feculty of science in medical).can i apply for this your any medical parograme?
sir i will wait for your kind response.
thanks.
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admission  | Monday, February 11, 2013
Please complete our free online application form, please read the information available online
Mohammad Al Amin  | Saturday, February 09, 2013
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I have completed B.Sc hons. fromGenetic Engineering & biotech. I am interested to apply TUMS, is it necessary that all of my documents must be sent by my Department?
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admission  | Monday, February 11, 2013
Please complete our free online application form, you can 

 

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