[Sultan Moiuddin Shaukat Ali and Mansi Mayuri with Gold Medals at the 17th Convocation of MUHS Nashik (Photo: Courtesy: Deshdoot)]
Nashik: Sultan Moiuddin Shaukat Ali, a student of Dr Vasant Pawar Medical College Nashik topped the Maharashtra MBBS final exams and bagged 14 Gold Medals in various subjects.
In a double delight for Dr Vasant Pawar Medical Colleg, Mansi Mayuri Gujarathi of the same college bagged 07 Gold Medals and came second.
Sultan Moiuddin bagged the 09 Gold Medals in various subjects of final years and topped the Mahatarshtra University of Health Sciences. He also bagged 05 medals as consolation prize.
He was awarded the medals at the 17th Convocation od MUHS by Maharashtra Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan who was presiding over the gala function.
Dr Sultan Moiuddin also received a cash price of Rs.10,000 from Johnson & Johnson Mumbai.
Sultan Moiuddin, who hails from Palghar and comes from a humble family background, completed SSC with 93% of marks from Rana English High School. He passed HSC from Azam Campus Pune scoring 94% marks.
Ever since his childhood he wanted to become a doctor. But, poor economic condition of his family was the hurdle to fulfill his dream. Hence he took admission in an engineering college.
One day he received a phone call from his mother. He said everything is fine but "he is feeling uneasy" and repeated his desire to become a doctor", according to Inquilab.
His mother called him back. Back to Palghar, he started preparing for CET and passed the entrance test scoring 172 marks, and got admission at Dr Vasant Pawar College in Nashik.
Sultan Moiuddin's tally of 14 Gold Medals reminded the story of Almas Nazim who had topped the MUHS in 2015, bagging 11 Gold Medals in MBBS final year.