FACULTY OF AYURVEDA
BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY
VARANASI - 221005
FOR ADMISSION TO 3 YEARS Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)] / Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] COURSE – 2011 Subject to the approval of Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi.
2.1 The candidate holding BAMS or equivalent degree recognized by BHU and CCIM.
2.2 The candidate holding MBBS degree recognized by MCI.
2.3 The candidate should have passed I.Sc. (Biology) or equivalent examination recognized by BHU.
2.4 All the candidates (except MBBS) must have qualified with Sanskrit as one of the subjects in Intermediate or equivalent examination or as a part of BAMS examination recognized by Banaras Hindu University.
2.5 The candidate must have completed minimum 12 months Internship (4 ½ years BAMS Course) / 6 months Internship (5 years BAMS Course) by 31.7.2011 after passing the final professional examination.
2.6 The maximum age limit for the General and OBC candidates will be 35 years on 31.7.2011 (relaxed upto 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates). There is no maximum age limit for the sponsored candidate.
2.7 In case of the foreign nationals the degree must have approval of the CCIM or MCI as equivalent to the corresponding examination for admission.
2.8 Temporary registration as medical practitioner of foreign nationals is essential. CCIM or MCI should approve their registration valid for study period.
2.9 Institutional Candidate means who have passed final professional BAMS examination of December 2009 from Faculty of Ayurveda, IMS, BHU and likely to complete their internship on or before 31-7-2011.
3. AVAILABILITY OF APPLICATION FORMS
3.1 The application form can be downloaded from websites www.bhu.ac.in or www.imsbhu.nic.in.
3.2 It can also be obtained by post from the office of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi on submission of a MICR Demand Draft/ Bankers cheque of Rs 100/- drawn in favor of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, payable at Varanasi along with two self addressed slips (06 X 10cm). The last date for receiving requisition for supplying application form by post is 6th April, 2011.
3.3 It can also be obtained from counter of office of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi on submission of a MICR Demand Draft/ Bankers cheque of Rs 100/- in favour of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, payable at Varanasi, between 16th February, 2011 and 20th April, 2011.
4. SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION FORMS
4.1 Candidate must fill all the four pages of the application form.
4.2 The application form, completed in all respects should reach the office of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221005 on or before 27.04.2011 (5.00 PM). The envelope containing the application should be superscribed “APPLICATION FOR Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)]/Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] COURSE - 2011”. Advance photocopy, Fax or e-Mail copies of the application will not be accepted.
4.3 Duly completed application must be accompanied with an MICR Demand Draft of Rs 1,200/- (Rs 1000/- for SC and ST) drawn in favour of DIRECTOR, IMS, BHU on a nationalized bank and payable at Varanasi.
4.4 Incomplete applications in any respect will be summarily rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Applications received after the last date will not be entertained on any ground including postal delay.
4.5 All passport size photographs must be identical, snapped with front profile, showing full head, face, shoulder and both ears, and taken without wearing cap, hat or Sunglasses. Polaroid photographs are not accepted. Photographs must be taken on or after 2nd February, 2011 with a placard indicating the date and name of the candidate. The photograph in A on Page 1 should be attested by a Gazetted officer and photographs in B and C (on page 3 and 4) are to be self signed. Signature of the attesting officer/candidate should begin on application form and then extend over the photograph. The thumb impression on page 4 of the application also to be attested by Head of the Institution/Gazetted Officer.
4.6 The candidate who is in service (Government/Semi Government/Statutory body) must apply through proper channel with endorsement certificate of the employer on the proforma provided in the application form.
4.7 Provisional admit card shall be sent by the Registered post to the candidate. If an eligible candidate does not receive the admit card, he/she may contact the Office of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, B.H.U., Varanasi on Tuesday, 28th June 2011 between 10.00 AM to 5.00 PM along with 2 copies of passport size photographs identical to those pasted in original application form. No duplicate admit card will be issued on the day of examination i.e., Wednesday, 29th June-2011.
4.8 In respect of candidates belonging to Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribes Category, a certified true copy / photocopy of a certificate from any one of the following authorities stating that the candidate belongs to a Schedule Caste or Schedule Tribes category, must be produced at the time of counceling.
(a) District Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / Ist Class Stipendary Magistrate / City Magistrate / Sub-Divisional Magistrate Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner.
(b) Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency Magistrate.
(c) Revenue Officers not below the rank of Tahsildar.
(d) Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and his/or her family normally resides.
(c) Administrator/Secretary to Administrator/Development Officer (Lakshadweepa Island).
4.9 OBC candidates are required to produce a certificate at the time of counseling issued by the competent authority stating that candidate belongs to OBC category and falls in the non-creamy layer of OBCs. The certificate should be recent one issued on or after dated 1st February, 2011.
4.10 Foreign Nationals should submit their application with all necessary documents including recent duly attested passport size photograph, citizenship certificate, Student Visa for the full duration of the course routed through the respective
Embassy/Indian Council for Cultural Relation/Ministry of External Affairs (in case of self financing candidates), Govt. of India, New Delhi to reach office of the Director, IMS, BHU latest by 16th July, 2011. They should fulfill the requirements and all requisitions including AIDS free medical certificate formulated by the Govt. of India from time to time at the time of application.
4.11 Foreign Nationals are exempted from entrance test. Five percent (5%) supernumerary seats are reserved for foreign nationals subject to maximum of two.
4.12 One seat in each PG Discipline will be available under the supernumerary category.
4.13 Sponsored category: Candidates working in government, Quasi government institution or government Ayurvedic Colleges recognized by the CCIM will be considered under sponsored category.
4.14 Supernumerary categories: Sponsored, foreign nationals and the candidates with MBBS degree will be treated under supernumerary category.
4.15 Physically Challenged (PC): Reservation for orthopedically disabled candidates would be as per government of India (MCI) regulations.
5.1 Examination will be conducted only in the campus of BHU, Varanasi.
5.2 There shall be one paper consisting 180 multiple choice questions from all the specialties including modern counterpart of Ayurvedic specialties. The duration of test will be 2 ½ hrs.
5.3 For MBBS graduate there will be a separate paper.
5.5 The qualifying marks are 50 percentage of aggregate for General, OBC, Sponsored and MBBS category (40% in case of SC/ST candidates).
5.6 No Scrutiny/Revaluation of the answer book of the entrance test shall be allowed on any ground.
6. RESULT AND SELECTION
6.1 The candidates will be selected for admission based on merit in the written entrance test.
6.2 Separate merit list will be prepared amongst all the categories i.e. (i) General (ii) SC (iii) ST (iv) PC (v) OBC (vi) Sponsored and (vii) MBBS.
6.3 In case of equal marks at the test the inter-se-ranking of the candidates shall be determined in the following order
(a) Percentage of aggregate of marks obtained by the candidates in BAMS/MBBS (Final) examination.
(b) Total aggregate marks obtained in all the professional examinations (1st to Final year/prof.).
(c) Number of failures during the course of undergraduate study (BAMS/MBBS).
(d) Percentage of Marks obtained in I.Sc. or equivalent examination.
(e) If the marks at the above also happen to be the same, the date of birth would be the basis i.e. the candidate senior in the age would rank higher.
6.4 Roll number of ONLY selected candidates will be published and displayed on the website (www.bhu.ac.in and www.imsbhu.nic.in) and they will also be informed individually by Registered post by the Institute. However, the Institute shall not be responsible for any postal delay or loss of the correspondence in postal transit.
6.5 Selected candidates will have to appear before the admission committee for counseling. The subject will be decided at the time of counseling, according to merit index of entrance test only, subject to the availability of seats.
7. IMPORTANT NOTES
7.1 Selected candidates will have to execute a bond on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.100/- (to be purchased from Varanasi or any district of State of Uttar Pradesh only) at the time of joining the course.
7.2 Private practice of any kind shall not be permissible during the entire duration of the course.
7.3 The admission and continuance of Registration/Residency of the candidate shall be subject to the BHU Act, Statutes, Ordinance, Rules and Regulations and orders as may be applicable from time to time and the aforesaid bond. The registration /admission may be cancelled without any notice if the supervisor is not satisfied with the work and /or conduct of the candidate.
7.4 If it is detected that there is something against the candidate which would have prevented him/her from being admitted to the
institute for providing false information or fake documents, act of gross misconduct and indiscipline, his/her candidature for admission to the Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)]/Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] course shall not be considered and his/her provisional admission shall be liable to be cancelled.
Date of sale/dispatch of forms by post from IMS Directorate, BHU
16th Feb. 2011
Last date for receiving requisitions for supplying Application Forms by post
6th April, 2011
Last date for sale of Application Forms from the Office of Director, IMS, BHU Campus
20th April, 2011
Last date for receipt of completed Application Forms by the office of Director, I.M.S, BHU
27th April, 2011 (5.00 PM)
Date of Entrance Test
29th June, 2011 (Wednesday) (9 AM to 11:30 AM)
Place of Examination
BHU CAMPUS, VARANASI
IMPORTANT DATES (For Foreign Nationals only)
Last Date for receipt of Completed application Forms by the office of Director, IMS, BHU
Saturday, 16th July, 2011
Last Date for admission
Saturday, 30th July, 2011
FACULTY OF AYURVEDA INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Postgraduate teaching and research in Ayurveda was initiated with the inception of Postgraduate Institute of Indian Medicine in the year 1963 at Banaras Hindu University, the largest residential University in Asia and spread over an area of 16.5 sq. kms.
The Banaras Hindu University, established in 1916 by Mahamana Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya ji, is one of the prestigious Central Universities of the country. This university is an autonomous institution and repute having the Hon'ble President of India as its visitor. Being a living embodiment of such visionaries as Pt. Madan Mohan Malaviya, Dr. Annie Besant and Dr. Radha Krishnan, its national Institution epitomizes a synthesis of ancient wisdom and modem scientific temper. The University has 126 teaching departments, many of them recognized as centres of excellence, 14 faculties and 3 institutes - Institute of Technology, Institute of Medical Sciences and Institute of Agricultural Sciences with the unique distinction of having them in a walled campus.