Chandigarh, July 12
The MBBS seats in GMCH-32 have two pools i.e. 15% seats in Central Pool and 85% seats in UT Pool. The Central Pool seats are filled by the Central Government while the UT Pool seats are filled locally by the Admission Committee as per the criteria fixed by the UT Administration.
Recently some court cases have been filed in the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging the exceptions/waiver of domicile to the wards of defence personnel for admission against UT Pool seats in MBBS course in GMCH-32.
Shri Dharampal, Adviser to Administrator UT informed that the issue was examined in detail and deliberated in a series of meetings. Now with the approval of the Administrator Chandigarh it has decided to revise the eligibility criteria for admission to MBBS course in GMCH-32 against UT Pool, as under:
i. Candidates who had completed 10th, 10+1 and 10+2 from schools/colleges recognized by the Chandigarh Administration and situated in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, as regular student of the said school/college.
ii. Candidates whose parents are residents of Chandigarh for the past 05 years immediately preceding the date of application even if they do not satisfy the criteria as laid down in condition No.1 above. The requisite residence certificate issued from the office of Deputy Commissioner will be taken as proof for this purpose.
iii. Candidates whose parents are employees of Central Government/State Government who are on deputation to U.T., Administration, including government employees of Chandigarh Administration/employees working in autonomous bodies / companies in which Chandigarh Administration has 20% or more share, for the past 03 years immediately preceding the date of application even if they do not satisfy the criteria as laid down in condition No.1& 2 above.
iv. Those candidates who are wards of serving Defence Personnel/ex-Servicemen having permanent address of UT Chandigarh in their service record, at the time of entry into defence services. The requisite certificate for permanent address issued by the respective Competent Authority will be taken as proof for this purpose.
However, candidates of all four categories above will have to submit an undertaking/affidavit that the candidate has not opted and claimed benefit of residence in any other State/UT other than Chandigarh after the declaration of NEET result.
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