Assam: The Director of Medical Education (DME Assam) has informed the candidates about admission into postgraduate courses in the Government Medical Colleges of Assam for the 2023 session.
The candidates who are eligible for admission into postgraduate courses as per Medical Colleges of Assam (Regulation of Admission into Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses) Rules, 2021 and have secured cut-off scores in NEET-PG-2023 or above as declared by the National Board of Examinations and have served in the remote & difficult areas are hereby directed to apply in prescribed format on or before 31st March 2023 during office hours by hand. The application form will be available on the official website of this Directorate https://dme.assam.gov.in/ from 18th March 2023 onwards.
The candidates have to submit to the undersigned along with the information and documents mentioned below for awarding additional marks as per the PG Admission Rule and submit the same to the office of the undersigned (2nd floor, Room No. 5). No further application will be considered by this office alter the last date of submission. Applications sent via Post/ Email will not be accepted. Candidates will also have to collect their receipt of acknowledgement at the time of submission of their forms.
The documents to be submitted along with the application form –
1. Completed APPENDIX-II with the signature of the concerned authority.
2. Copy the Appointment letter showing the appointment in ‘remote & difficult areas’.
3. Charge taking over & handing over reports of the posting of ‘remote & difficult areas’.
4. Period of service in ‘remote & difficult areas’.
5. Roll No. , Marks & All India rank of NEET-PG-2023.
The following is the rule issued –
Candidates who serve for at least one year continuously in the “remote and difficult areas” under Department/NHM/ public authority/agency created by Government will be given weightage in the marks as an incentive up to 3% of the marks obtained in the Entrance Examination against completion of each year of service in the “remote and difficult areas” on or before 31st May of that session subject to a maximum of 9% (i.e. for three years of service or above).
The marks obtained by the candidates after the inclusion of additional marks should not exceed the total marks of the entrance examination. The necessary certification about the service rendered by a candidate will be obtained by candidates from the competent authorities notified by the Department for this purpose (in Appendix II).
Remote and difficult areas –
Remote and difficult areas mean an area which is situated in the two hill Districts of Assam. i.e. North Cachar Hills and Karbi Anglong District, as well as remote areas, namely, Dhemaji District, Sadia Sub-division, Majuli district, Dhakuakhana Sub-division and South Salmara district other than the headquarters of the said Districts/Sub-division”. However, all concerned candidates are requested to go through the original gazette notification thoroughly.
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