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Admission date for graduate & PG courses extended for Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani & Homoeopathy medical colleges

Lucy Fernandes, Mumbai
Wednesday, November 22, 2017, 08:00 Hrs  [IST]

The Union Ministry of Ayush has extended the cut-off date for graduate and post graduation (PG) courses in Ayurveda, Siddha, Unani and Homoeopathy (ASU&H) medical colleges for the academic year 2017-18. The new date for these courses will be November 22.

According to source from Ayush, the aim to extend the dates was because of the administrative reasons. As the counseling and admission process could not be completed it was decided to extend the date for admissions. The Central Council of Indian Medicine and Central Council of Homoeopathy have been directed to notify immediately the extension of the cut-off date of the admission and circulate it to all concerned colleges, university and state governments, the ministry said.

The notification is issued as a one time measure for the academic year session 2017-18 only. All the consequent admissions in the extended period by the concerned university and authorities involve in admission process for the academics session 2017-18 will be at par with those done before 8th November 2017.

As per the notification, minimum 50 per cent qualifying mark is required in case of general candidate, 45 per cent in case of OBC and 40 per cent in case of SC/ST regular Central or state government service candidate for the admission in Ayurveda/Unani/Siddha stream. It is mentioned at SI.No. 8 (5)--mode of admission, of IMCC (Post graduation Ayurveda education) Regulation 2016, SI. No 8 (1) (f)--mode of admission, of IMCC (Post graduation Unani education) Regulation 2016. and SI. No 8 (5)--mode of admission, of IMCC (Post graduation Siddha education) Regulation 2016 has been waived out for the academic session 2017-18. Colleges and universities have to prepare their own common merit list in light of the application rules, regulation, reservation policy & other criteria.


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