NASHIK : A Muslim Student, Sultan Moiuddin Shaukat ali from Dr. Vasant Pawar Medical College Nashik topped the Maharashtra MBBS Final Exams and bagged 14 gold medals.
He bagged nine medals in various subjects of final year, while he also got five medals as a consolation prize. This is the pride moment for Dr. Vasant Pawar Medical College as their female student Mansi Mayuri Gujarati also grabbed Seven Gold medals and attained the second position.
Dr. Sultan hails from a small town Palghar adjacent to Mumbai city, he belongs to the middle-class family background. He did his schooling at Rana English High School, where he secured 93 percent marks in SSC (Secondary School Exam) and he passed intermediate from Azam Campus Pune with 94% marks.
Ever since childhood, Dr. Sultan aimed to become a doctor but due to the poor economic condition of his family, it was difficult to achieve the goal. Hence he took admission in an engineering college. But one day he called back to Palghar, where he began to chase his dreams and started the preparation for CET and passed the entrance test scoring 172 marks that pave his way to take admission at Dr. Vasant Pawar College in Nashik.
Recently, he was awarded the medals on the 17th Convocation day of MUHS. The prize was distributed by Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan who was presiding over the function. And, Dr. Sultan also received a cash price of Rs.10, 000 from Johnson & Johnson Mumbai