Applications are invited for Admission to 5½ yrs, BHMS Degree Course in Homoeopathy at the National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata, affiliated to The West Bengal University of Health Sciences for the academic year 2012-2013
Candidates who have passed Higher Secondary (10+2) or its equivalent examination with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and obtained 50% marks in aggregate (45% marks for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates) are eligible to apply.
To be eligible for the all India common admission test, the candidate should attain 17 years but not crossed the age of 25 years as on by 31st December, 2012.Those born on before 31st December, 1987 or after 1st January,1996 are not eligible
In this academic year 93(Ninety three) seats shall be available for admission to the BHMS Degree Course, out of this following seats are reserved for different categories of candidates.
Fourteen (14) seats are for the candidates nominated from the following States/Union Territories : Jammu and Kashmir (1), Manipur (1), Meghalaya (1), Mizoram (2), Nagaland (1), Sikkim (1), Tripura (2), Andaman and Nicobar Island (1), Dadra and Nagar Haveli (1), Daman and Diu (1), Lakshadweep (1) and Puducherry (1)
Six (06) seats are reserved for Foreign Nationals of which Five (05) seats are for candidates from Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi Sectoral Technical & Economic Co-operation (BIMSTEC) countries nominated by Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Ministry of External Affairs, Azad Bhavan, Indraprastha Estate, New Delhi and One (01) seat is reserved for Foreign National candidates under self-financing scheme nominated by the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
Ten (10) seats are reserved for candidates sponsored by Govt. of Sri Lanka through the Dept. of AYUSH, Govt.of India. (If the scheduled number of candidates are not sponsored by Govt. of Sri Lanka, those seats shall remain vacant; no other candidate will be admitted against these seats).
Two (02) seats are reserved for candidates from Malaysia as per directive of Govt.of India.
The remaining seats will be filled up through All-India Admission Test of three hours duration.
The pattern of questions will be of multiple choice type, total number of questions will be 200 – Physics (60 questions), Chemistry (60 questions), Biology (60 questions) and General Knowledge (20 questions).
There will be Negative marking for wrong answers.
The duly filled in application should reach the office of the Director, National Institute of Homoeopathy, Block-GE, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700 106 on or before the last date of submission of application i.e.30th April,2012
Admit Card and Prospectus will be sent by post and list of candidates with their Roll numbers and Centres will also be available in the NIH Website: http://www.nih.nic.in
Date of All India Admission Test –3rd June, 2012 (Sunday).
Date of publication of the result of Admission Test – 18 June,2012
Date of Counselling (and of Admission) – 3rd & 4th July,2012
The All India admission test will be held at seven centres: Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, Thiruvanthapuram and Bhopal.
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