EWS quota: Jipmer will increase MBBS consumption

Variety of seats raised from 200 to 249; institute scraps separate entrance take a look at in view of NEET

Variety of seats raised from 200 to 249; institute scraps separate entrance take a look at in view of NEET

The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Training and Medical Analysis (Jipmer) has elevated the variety of its MBBS seats for 2020-21 educational session on its most important campus in Puducherry and at its Karaikal facility following the implementation of the reservation for the economically weaker sections (EWS).

Jipmer had 200 MBBS seats — 150 seats in Puducherry and 50 in Karaikal campus — the combination seats accessible throughout all quota classes has now been elevated with the approval of competent authorities to 249 — a internet improve of 49 seats.

The combination MBBS seats is now 187 in Puducherry (a rise of 37 seats) and 62 in Karaikal (a rise of 12 seats).

“The rise is throughout the board for varied classes with the statutory reservation for Economically Weaker Sections,” Pankaj Kundra, Dean (Educational), Jipmer, mentioned. The ten% EWS quota has been launched in compliance with the Centre’s coverage of complementing the seats already reserved for the Scheduled Castes (15%), the Scheduled Tribes (7.5%) and the OBCs (27%). “The extra seats have been established after a proportionate strengthening of services in each the campuses,” Jipmer spokesman and extra professor N.G. Rajesh mentioned.

There was a sure gestation time earlier than an order of this magnitude was applied. Since these have been notified by the Centre, there was one yr window for enhance the services to an identical degree, officers mentioned.

Native candidates

A change was mirrored within the seats reserved for college students who have been Puducherry natives with 48 seats earmarked on this part underneath varied classes. The quota of seats is 22 (21+1 for Individuals with Benchmark Incapacity) within the unreserved section, 4 within the EWS, 12 within the OBC (11+one PwBD), seven within the SC and three within the ST classes.

Jipmer has applied 5% horizontal reservation for PwBD candidates as per the Individuals with Disabilities Act, 2016, whereas provisioning eight out of the 187 seats on its Puducherry campus.

In response to the revised matrix in a lately launched prospectus, two seats for PwBD has been added to the unreserved seat quota at Jipmer Puducherry leading to 57 seats (55+2) on this class.

The EWS quota is 13 seats (12 + one for PwBD) whereas a further seat every underneath PwBD quota had been offered for OBC (36 – 35+1), SC (19 – 18+1) and ST (9 – 8+1). The NRI/OCI quota stays unchanged at 5 seats. For Puducherry residents, the seats underneath P-UR class mixture 22 (21+1 PwBD), P-EWS 4, P-OBC 12 (11+one PwBD), P-ST 3 and P-SC 7.

Beneath the seat matrix for the 62 seats at Jipmer Karaikal, the UR quota is 20 (19+1 PwBD), EWS 4, OBC 12, SC 6 (5+1 PwBD) and ST 3.

The NRI/OCI quota has one seat whereas the distribution of different seats is P-UR 9, P-EWSs 1, P-OBC 3, P-SC 2, P-ST 1.

Admission counselling

In the meantime, Jipmer has introduced that it will not be conducting its flagship MBBS entrance take a look at from this yr after the Centre mandated Nationwide Eligibility cum Entrance Check (NEET) as a single medical entrance examination for UG programs within the nation, together with for admission to Jipmer and AIIMS.

The Dean (Educational) mentioned admissions to MBBS in Jipmer can be primarily based on NEET rating from the 2020 educational session.

The counselling can be completed solely by means of the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC), Directorate Normal of Well being Companies, Union Ministry of Well being and Household Welfare, and never by Jipmer, Puducherry, the Dean mentioned.

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