National Institute of Homoeopathy Kolkata BHMS Entrance Test 2016

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NIH Kolkata Admission to BHMS Course Session 2016-17

National Institute of Homeopathy (NIH) Kolkata, affiliated to 'The West Bengal University of Health Science' invites application for the program Bachelor of Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery (BHMS) from eligible candidates for the academic year 2016-17.The admissions will be made on the basis of NIH Kolkata BHMS Entrance Test 2016
Duration of the course is five and a half years including one year compulsory Rotatory Internship

Eligibility Criteria

No candidate shall be admitted to BHMS Degree Course unless he has passed-
The higher secondary exam or the Indian School Certificate Exam, which is equivalent to 10+2 Higher Secondary Exam after a period of twelve-year’s study, the last two-year of study comprising of Physics, Chemistry, Biology with Mathematics or any other elective subjects with English at a level not less then core course of English as prescribed by the NCERT after the introduction of the 10+2+3 years educational structure as recommended by the National Committee on Education; or
The intermediate exam in science of an Indian University or Board or other recognised examining body with Physics, Chemistry and Biology which shall include a practical test in these subjects and also English as a compulsory subject; or
The pre-professional or pre-medical exam with Physics, Chemistry & Biology, after passing either the higher secondary school exam, or the pre-university or an equivalent exam, which shall include a practical test in Physics, Chemistry and Biology and also English as a compulsory subject; or
The first year of the three year’s degree course of a recognised University, with Physics, Chemistry and Biology including a practical test in these subject provided the exam is a University Exam and candidate has passed 10+2 with English at a level not less than a core course;
Candidate must have passed all the five subjects individually and obtained 50% marks in aggregate (45% marks for SC/ST candidates)

Age Limit

To be eligible for the all India common admission test, the candidate must attain 17 years but not crossed the age of 25 years as on by 31st December 2016; those born on or before 31st December 1991 or after 1st January 2000 are not eligible

No. of Seats

In this academic year, 93 seats shall be available for admission to the BHMS Degree Course, out of which following seats for different categories of candidates
All India Admission Test - 63 Seats
Central Govt. Nominee - 14 Seats
Govt. of Sri Lanka Nominee - 10 Seats
BIMSTEC Nominees - 05 Seats
Foreign Nationals - 01 Seat

Selection Procedure

All India Admission Test of three hours duration are conducted for admissions
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)
Each correct answer will carry one mark. There will be one negative mark for each wrong answer as penalty. Answer sheet will be on OMR sheet

Reservation

Reservation as per the Govt. of India norms shall be applicable. In case of candidates claiming reservation under physically challenged category, candidates having locomotor disability, involving the lower limb only shall be eligible
Blind (including colour blind), deaf, and/or dumb candidates are not eligible to apply

How to Apply

Filled in Application Form (in candidate’s own handwriting) is to be sent along with Bank draft of Rs.1000/- in favour of "Director, National Institute of Homoeopathy", payable at Kolkata (IPO/Cheque/Cash/Money order will not be accepted)
No Bank draft is required in case of SC/ST candidates but a copy of self-attested caste certificate must accompany the application form
Candidates who claim to belong to reserved category, must submit an self attested/certified copy of Caste Certificate along with the filled in application form in support of his/her claim
The duly filled in application form should reach the office of the Director, National Institute of Homoeopathy, Block-GE, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700106 on or before the last date of submission of application i.e. 16th May 2016 (Monday)
Admit Card & Prospectus will be sent by post and list of candidates with their Roll numbers and Centres will be available in the NIH Website www.nih.nic.in
Two self-addressed (six digit pin code compulsory) envelop of size 30cm x 20cm and 25cm x 12cm is to be send along with the application form for getting the prospectus through post

Important Dates

Last Date of Submission of Application Form: 16th May 2016 (Monday)

Date of All India Admission Test: 12th June 2016 (Sunday)

Date of Publication of the Result of Admission Test: 20th June 2016 (Monday)

Date of Counselling/Admission): Will be notified after

National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata

(An Autonomous Organisation under Dept of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt of India), Block-GE, Sector-III, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700106, Website www.nih.nic.in