Last date of forms reaching the office is 22nd August 2011
Dr Abhin Chand Homoeopathic Medical College Bhubaneswar 751 001 Orissa
Tel. No. – 0674 – 2391737
Website – www.drachmc.ori.nic.in
For the Session : 2010-2011
Dr. A. C. Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital, Bhubaneswar is one of the best Homoeopathic Institutions of India. It is the premier Govt. Homoeopathic Medical college of the State, established in the year 1969. It is the first Homoeopathic College in the country to get the recognition of Dept . of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy, (presently Dept. of AYUSH) Govt. of India as the Model Homoeopathic College.
It is the only institute among all the Homoeopathic Colleges of Orissa to get accreditation with the Dept. of Indian Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy (presently Dept. of AYUSH), under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India, for Research & Development in Homoeopathy.
Initially, the name of the college was “Govt. Homoeopathic Medical College & Hospital” which was later renamed as Dr. A bhin Chandra Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital”, in recognition of the services of late Padmashree Dr. Abhin Ch. Rao, the renowned Homoeopathic physician of Orissa who served as Honorary Homoeopathic Physician to three former Presidents of India.
The College imparted 4 & 1/2 years’ Diploma course (D.H.M.S.) from the session 1969-70 which was substituted by 5 & 1/2 year’s Degree course (B.H.M.S.) from the session 1977-78. Besides, the college was elevated to P.G. standard during the academic session 1996-97.
The college is affiliated to Utkal University and follows the syllabi and curricula prescribed by the university in the light of the recommendations of the Central Council of Homoeopathy, New Delhi, both for Under Graduate and Post Graduate courses.
P.G. Course in Homoeopathy-M.D.(Hom.) in the subject Materia Medica was introduced from the session 1996-97 vide G.O. No.9155/H., dt.29.03.95, in the subjects of Organon of Medicine and Repertory from the session 1997-98, vide G.O. No. 44267/H., dt.28.10.97 and in the subject of Practice of Medicine and Homoeopathic Pharmacy from the session 2007-08 vide G.O. No.15750/H., dt.14.06.2007.
AIM OF THE P.G. COURSE
i) To provide adequate, meaningful teaching , training and researchfacilities in the field of Homoeopathy.
ii) To produce young, skilled and efficient physicians, teachers and research scholars and specialists in respective fields.
iii) To encourage research works in the field of Homoeopathy, with a view for establishing its scientificity.
Name of the Subject with No. of Seats
i) Materia Medica – 03 (Three)
ii) Organon of Medicine & Philosophy 03 (Three)
iii) Repertory- 03 (Three)
iv) Practice of Medicine 03 (Three)
v) Homoeopathic Pharmacy – 03 (Three)
The duration of the P.G. Course shall be of 3 years including one year House Job in the Hospital attached to Dr. A. C. Homoeopathic Medical College, Bhubaneswar.
The academic session shall ordinarily commence from July, unless otherwise change of period is notified by the competent authority. Admission to the P.G Course will be made once in a year.
A) In the subject of Materia Medica, Repertory and Organon of Medicine & homoeopathic Philosophy –
i) 02 (two) seats in each discipline are open to all eligible candidates belonging to State of Orissa.
ii) One seat in each discipline mentioned above are reserved for in – service candidates .
iii) All seats mentioned in (i) and (ii) category are reserved for the permanent residents of Orissa only.
Reservation for In-Service candidates belonging to Clause
In case of In-service doctors, 03 seats are earmarked for them, i.e. one each in the subject of Materia Medica, Repertory and Organon of Medicine and Homoeopathic Philosophy provided the candidates secure qualifying marks in the entrance examination. In-service doctors who have completed atleast 5 years of continuous service being regularly recruited are only eligible for the above category and will get their salary from Govt. of Orissa as these seats are supernumerary seats and no stipend is earmarked for them. As these seats are supernumerary seats and no stipend is earmarked against these seats, these cannot be filled up by other than in – service candidates even if the seats are lying vacant for any case. To achieve the percentage of representation in P.G. Admission for S.C. & S.T. candidates as well as general candidates in in- service category , a period of five years has been taken as one block to complete the percentage of representation. 20% of seats shall be reserved for S.C. & S.T. candidates; of these 12% for S.T. & 8% for S.C. candidates. In case of non-availability of eligible S.C. candidates, the seats shall be filled up by the eligible S.T. candidates and vice versa. In case of non-availability of eligible S.C. or S.T. candidate(s), the same will be filled up by the eligible general candidate(s), subject to possessing the qualifying marks. The block period started from 2007-08 and will continue upto 2011-12 which is shown in the table below.
a) The P.G. Students except In-service candidates, under State Government or Government of India shall get monthly stipend at the rate as will be decided by the Govt. of Orissa from time to time, subject to satisfactory performance of their duties and maintenance of academic discipline, during the whole period of study.
b) The stipend of the in-service P.G. students under employment of Govt. of Orissa, will be governed by the Resolution No. 3085/H dt.5.7.1976 and No. 38447/F dt.29.7.80 and such other orders of the Govt. of Orissa, as may be issued from time to time.
c) Every P.G. Student, on admission, shall execute a bond on stamp paper valued Rs.100/- in the form specified in Annexure – 4 abiding to study and complete the course and in case he/she leaves the course or if his/her admission is cancelled by the authority, before completion of the course, for any reason, he/she shall return the amount of stipend received upto that date by him/her to the college.
d) The stipend is payable after verification of attendance and on recommendation of satisfactory progress by the Head of the department concerned.
Eligibility for admission
(A) There are 02 (two) categories of candidates eligible for admission to M.D. (Hom.) course.
(i) In the subjects of Materia Medica, Repetory and Organon of Medicine and Homoeopathic Philosophy being funded by Govt. of Orissa, the candidates who are permanent resident of Orissa are eligible for admission.
(ii) In the subjects of Practice of Medicine and Homoeopathic Pharmacy being funded by Govt. of India, 50% seats are reserved for candidates outside the State of Orissa and rest 50% of seats are reserved for candidates belonging to the State of Orissa. Candidates seeking admission under the later category of Clause (ii) must be a permanent resident of Orissa.
(B) The candidates seeking admission for M.D. (Hom.) must possess :
i) A Degree qualification in Homoeopathy of not less than 5&1/2 years duration (including 1 year compulsory rotatory internship) and included in the Second Schedule to Homoeopathy Central Council Act, 1973
Basis of Selection
i) The selection of candidates for M.D.(Hom.) Course will be made on the basis of merit in the Entrance Examination (written test). The examination shall be conducted in English medium only.
ii) Qualifying marks for admission will be 50% of the total marks in Entrance Examination in case of general candidates & 40% of the total marks in case of S.C./S.T. candidates. The candidates without securing the qualifying marks shall not be selected even if the seats fall vacant.
iii) There shall be one paper of 1&1/2 hours duration containing 100 multiple choice questions. Each question will carry 2 marks and as such the total marks shall be 200 .
iv) The subject wise distribution of question i n the entrance examination is as follows.
Number of questions
1. Materia Medica – 15
2. Organon of Medicine – 15
3. Homoeopathic Pharmacy – 15
4. Repertory – 15
5. Practice of Medicine – 15
6. Obstetrics and Gynaecology – 05
7. Pathology – 05
8. Surgery – 04
9. Community Medicine – 05
10. Anatomy – 02
11. Physiology & Biochemistry – 02
12. F.M.T. – 02
Total = 100
Evaluation : All questions will be of objective type, of the standard of B.H.M.S.
Examination and mostly cover all the subjects of the B.H.M.S. Course.
The marks will be awarded as follows :
Response & Marks
Correct – 2 (two)
Incorrect – -1/2 (Minus half)
More than one response – -1/2 (Minus half)
Blank answer box – -1/2 (Minus half)
Answer box marked “X” – 0 (Zero)
Cutting, erasing, overwriting or writing with pencil – 0 (Zero)
vi) In case of equal mark at the Entrance Examination), the inter-se merit of the candidates shall be determined on the basis of the marks obtained by the candidates in the Final B.H.M.S./ Graded B.H.M.S. Examination in first attempt.
In case of further tie, the decision of the P.G. Selection Committee shall be final.
vii) The subjects will be allocated to the candidates on the basis of their merit in the Entrance Examination, during counselling.
viii) Scrutiny or re-valuation of the papers of Entrance Examination shall not be allowed on any ground. In any controversy, the decision taken by the Selection Committee shall be final and binding.
ix) The benefit of additional weightage of marks to the extent of 5% in the qualifying examination will be extended to in-service candidates only who have rendered minimum 03 years of service in the tribal / backward areas notified by Government. (Letter No.22839/H., 1.07.1998 of H. & F.W. Deptt.)
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