Imam Azam, son of a madarsa teacher who did his Bachelor in Bachelor in Dental Surgery (BDS) from Jamia Millia Islamia’s Faculty of Dentistry, has cracked the All India Institute of Medical Sciences Entrance Examination for the Master’s in Dental Surgery (MDS).
Azam, who is settled in Jaitpur, Okhla in Delhi after retirement of his father, has also successfully cleared NEET PG examination for admission in MDS at Nair Dental College, Mumbai.
Congratulating Azam, Jamia Vice Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad said his success and hard work would be an inspiration for students who belong to such a humble background.
Also, Prof Ahmad said Azam’s success in top-notch medical institutions of the country proves the competitive edge and rigour of the university’s Faculty of Dentistry.
Expressing his happiness over the performance of Azam, the Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Jami, Prof Saranjit Singh Bhasin said the faculty members are extremely proud of his achievement, according to release issued by the university.
Local leaders and Jamia alumnus also welcomed the news. “It is an achievement for the family. By cracking the exam the Azam has shown that where there is will there is way. His stories need to be told youngsters of the locality and community that they too shold learn lessons that hard works pay,” said Okhla resident Javed Iqbal Khan.