Sikkimese doc clears NEETSuper Speciality in 7th rank


Gangtok, 11 Jan: Sikkim’s Dr Sunita Dhakal has cleared the prestigious NEET Super Speciality [M. Ch/

DM] 2020 with All India Rank of 7 in her very first attempt. She is the daughter of Shyam Kumar Dhakal

and Jamuna Dhakal of Noap Gaon, Pakyong in East Sikkim. She is an alumni of St. Xavier’s School, Pakyong and completed MBBS from Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi and Masters in Surgery [M.S ENT] from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. She has recently joined as Master of

Chirurgiae [M. Ch] in the Department of Head & Neck Surgical Oncology in Kidwai Memorial Institute

of Oncology, Bangalore. The family has expressed hope that Dr Sunita will encourage other young women of Sikkim to pursue a career in medicine