FOR ADMISSION TO MEDICAL POST
Prospectus For Post Graduate Degree/Diploma Courses 2004
(Approved by Government as per letter No:31229/ 2003/H&FWD Thiruvananthapuram
No. B2 / 001/2003/DME. Dated 03/12/2003
(Prospectus issued for earlier years are not valid)
I. Preface :
The Director of Medical Education, Kerala State conducts Post Graduate Courses in various disciplines.
Of the total 245 seats for Degree and 183 seats for Diploma Courses, 55 seats for Degree Courses and 40 seats for
Diploma Courses are set apart for selection under All India Quota. Selection and allotment to these seats are made
by the Director General of Health Services. -RxPG
Team : Apparently the
prospectus was released before the AIPGE quota increase to 50%. This prospectus
has been withdrawn from the official site after that. RxPG team is leaving the
prospectus in place here as it contains loads of other important information
about the changes.The Director of Medical Education makes the selection and allotment
for the 190 Degree seats and 143 Diploma seats (State Quota)
II. Eligibility for Admission
Applicants should have passed the MBBS Degree of Kerala/ Calicut/ Mahatma Gandhi University or of any other
University recognized by the Kerala/ Calicut/ Mahatma Gandhi University as equivalent thereto with eligibility for
full registration in respect of all courses. Applicants who will complete Compulsory Rotating Resident Internship
(C.R.R.I.) on or before 31.12..2003 are eligible to apply for the examination, but admission to the candidates will
be given only after obtaining registration of T.C. Medical Council.
(b) Nativity- Only Indian Citizens of Kerala origin are eligible to apply for P.G. Course. Nativity certificate shall be
obtained from Tahsildars / Village Officers of Kerala State. The Certificate in the body of the application form
itself shall be submitted. Other certificates are not acceptable and applications will be rejected in such cases.
Note:- For applicants who have undergone M.B.B.S. course in the Medical Colleges of Kerala, a Certificate
stipulating the above condition of nativity from the Principal of the Medical Colleges, where he/she has studiedwill be accepted.
(c) Age- Upper age limit for general merit candidates will be 45 years as on the last day of submission of application.
For service candidates, upper age limit will be 47 years for Post Graduate Degree Courses and 48 years for Post
Graduate Diploma Courses as on the last day of submission of application.
III. Duration of the Course: The duration of the course including University Examination is 3 years in the case of
Degree Course and 2 years in the case of Diploma Course. There shall be an exemption of one year in the duration
of PG degree course in respect of candidates who have done P.G. Diploma course of two years and awarded
Diploma in the same subject. The candidates must have acquired the P.G. Diploma pass certificate on or before
31 st December 2003 for being eligible for the course reduction. No other reduction in the duration of the course
shall generally be granted.
1. Annual Tuition fee
Degree Course Rs. 16,500 per annum
Diploma Course Rs. 13,750 per annum
2. Miscellaneous fee Rs. 500
3. University Registration fee Rs. 500
4. Van fee Rs. 1,000 per annum
5. Caution Deposit Rs 1,000
(for recovery towards loss or breakage of Laboratory equipment, books etc)
Note:- The fees once remitted except caution deposit will not be refunded under any circumstances. However
if a candidate changes over from one course to another in the same college from the same rank list the fees
paid for the original course will be adjusted to the new course. Movement from one college to another either
by re- allotment or to join for a higher option in the same rank list will however entail the payment of all fees except the tuition fees. The above rule will also apply to shifting of from All India Quota candidates within
(a)Number of seats - The seats available for the courses in the five Government Medical Colleges is given in
Annexure I & II .
(b)Distribution of seats - The distribution of the seats among the various categories are furnished in Annexure
III & IV .
VI. Entrance Examination :
Application forms for appearing in the Entrance Examination - The application forms are common for
all candidates appearing for the entrance examination. The candidate seeking admission to the course can
apply in the specific format after downloading it from the website at cee-kerala.org of the Commissioner
for Entrance Examination, along with a Demand Draft of Rs.800/ - drawn in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Thiruvananthapuram payable at Thiruvananthapuram. The Prospectus can also be
downloaded from this website. The application forms and the prospectus will not be available from the
Medical Colleges and from the office of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations.
Grace Marks to the candidates undergoing Rural service.
Grace mark in the entrance exam will be awarded to the candidates who undergo rural service from this year
onwards . A minimum of one year experience under govt sector is essential for considering the grace mark.
Rural areas will be divided into three. The list of the following three rural service centers will be .published by
the DHS. 1. Most Difficult Rural Area 2. Difficult Rural Area 3. Rural Area. 10% of the total marks
secured in the entrance exam will be given to the candidate who served the Most Difficult Rural area 5% to
the candidate who served the Difficult Rural area and 3% to the candidate who served the Rural area.
Besides the regular appointment contract appointment and appointment through Employment Exchanges will
also be counted for issuing experience certificate. The certificate issued by the concerned District Medical
Officer to the effect will only be accepted.
VII. Reservation of seats among those appearing for Entrance Examination
a. Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes Quota - The seats as specified under Annexure III & IV will be
reserved for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates.
i. Claim for Reservation under Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes quota
(a) Candidates claiming reservation under Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes quota should obtain the
Caste / Community Certificate from a Revenue Officer not below the rank of a Tahsildar, in the application
form. The Christian converts who have subsequently embraced Hinduism should produce Caste /
Community Certificate in the proforma given in the application form. The following certificates should also
be got recorded by the Revenue Official below the certificates. The Certificate is issued after observing the
guidelines issued in Government Circular No. 18421/E2/SC/ ST / DD dated 15-12-1987
(b) The applications for the reserved seats of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes candidates which do not
contain SC / ST Certificates (Community Certificate) from the Tahsildar in the prescribed form provided on
the body of the application will not be considered on any account for claiming community reservation against
the seats reserved for SC / ST candidates - vide G.O. (MS) 31/90/SC/ST/DD dated 25-05- 1990. The
community certificate should clearly specify that the candidate himself / herself (not the father or mother)
belongs to the Scheduled Castes / Tribes. The Community Certificates obtained earlier for other purposes
will not be accepted. The candidates who are reconverted to Hinduism from Christianity of Scheduled Caste
origin should produce community certificate from the Tahsildar concerned along with a copy of Gazette
Notification regarding re-conversion.
(c) The claim for reservation under Schedule Caste / Schedule Tribes quota will also be subject to
verification and clearance by the Screening committee constituted for the purpose by Government vide G.O.
(MS) No. 23/89 SC/ST/DD dated 22-05-1989 and as authorised by section 6 of the Kerala (Scheduled Castes
& Scheduled Tribes) Regulation of issue of Community Certificates Act - 1996 (Act 11 of 1996).
Those who produce false SC/ST certificate for claiming reservation under SC/ST quota shall be
liable for the penalties stipulated in section 15 of the act referred to in the clause (c). Candidates and
their guardians who make such applications are warned that in addition to prosecution they will have to
suffer the following consequences in case the SC/ST certificate produced is found to be false and the
candidate does not belong to any SC/ST Communities under Section 16 of the Act: 16 Benefits
secured on the basis of false community certificates to be withdrawn
Whoever not being a person belonging to any of the Scheduled Tribes secured admission in any education institutions against a seat reserved for such castes or tribes or secures any appointment in the
Government, Government undertakings, Local Authority or in any other Company or Corporation
owned or controlled by the Government or 0in any aided institutions against a post reserved for such
castes or tribes or enjoys any other benefits intended exclusively for such castes or tribes by producing a
false Community Certificate shall, on cancellation of the false Community Certificate, be removed by
canceling the irregular admission in the concerned educational institutions, or as the case may be
removed from the said service forthwith and any benefit enjoyed by him as aforesaid shall be withdrawn
1. Any amount paid to such person by Government or any other agency by way of scholarship, grant,
allowance, stipend or any other financial benefit shall be recovered as if it is an arrear of public revenue
due as land.
2. Any Degree, Diploma or any other educational qualifications acquired by such person after securing
admission in any educational institution on the basi s of a false community certificate shall also stand
cancelled on cancellation of the community certificate obtained by him. (d) The SC/ST claims in respect of those who have migrated from one State to another will be subject to the
provisions of GO (MS) 10/86/SC/ST/DD. Dated 12-02-1986. Only the children of those who had migrated to this State before the promulgation of the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order 1950 and the
constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order 1950, and ordinarily reside in this State can claim SC/ST benefits from
the State of Kerala. They must be able to prove this if required.
VIII. (a) How and when to apply
The application form correctly filled together with the necessary documents should be sent by Registered Post to the
Commissioner of Entrance Examinations, V th Floor, Upper Zone, Housing Board Buildings, Santhi Nagar,,
Thiruvananthapuram - 695 001 before the time and date notified by the Commissioner in the case of those who
appear for the entrance examination. The application submitted by the candidates should be complete in all respects
and the certificates produced after the last date of receipt will not be considered at any cost. Late and defective
applications will not be considered by the Commissioner of Entrance Examination under any circumstances.
(b) Certificates / Documents to be attached to applications
(i) M.B.B.S. Pass Certificate.
(ii) House Surgeoncy (CRRI) Certificate. In the case of candidate who are undergoing internship in the Medical
colleges of the state, a certificate from the concerned Principals to the effect he/she will complete internship by
31-12- 2003 should be produced.
(iii) Permanent Regi stration Certificate from T.C. Medical Council (TC Medical Registration should be produced at
the time of admission and if such candidates who did not attach Medical Registration Certificate can be permitted
to appear for Entrance Examination).
(iv) Certificate of recognition of the qualifying examination in the case of candidates who have passed M.B.B.S from
universities outside Kerala.
(v) Mark list of each MBBS examination
(vi) Certificates obtained from Revenue officers not below the rank of Tahsildars should be obtained in the
application form for verification of community in the case of SC/ST candidates.
(vii) Eligibility Certificate as per Clause II (b) Certificate from the Village Officer to show that (1) that he/she or his/her father/mother was born in Kerala or (2) that the applicant has been a resident of Kerala State for a
period of at least 10 years.
(viii) Certificate to prove age.
(ix) Any other certificate required along with the application.
(x) Passport size photographs (affixed at the spaces provided).
(xi) Demand draft/Chalan of amount paid for application form in original .
(xii)Candidates applying under service quota should an authenticated document containing the service
detail of the candidates from the Accountant General.
(xiii) Documents / Certificates furnished after the submission of the application , will not be entertained under any
circumstances. No opportunity will be given to incorporate any details after the submission of the application
(In items i to ix, attested xerox copies need be attached.)
*If the selection Committee doubts the authenticity of any certificate furnished by the candidates, such certificates will be accepted only if found correct on further verification.
** Admission even if given will be cancelled if it is found later that false certificates have been produced or
that the admission has been secured by fraudulent means.
IX. Method of examination and evaluation
(a) Mode of selection by Entrance Examination :-
The competitive entrance examination shall be of the standard of M.B.B.S Examination and shall cover all the
subjects of the M.B.B.S. Course. All questions will be of objective type. All entries in the OMR sheet including filling
of bubbles should be done by using ball pointed pens only(Blue or Black). Each answer with correct response shall be
awarded THREE marks. Negative marking will be adopted for incorrect responses. ONE mark will be deducted for
each negative response and ZERO mark will be given for the questions not answered. More than one answer
indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked. A minimum of 50%
mark in the entrance examination is mandatory for eligibility for admission.
The date and schedule of Entrance Examination will be notified by the Commissioner of Entrance Examinations in
Centers of Examination
The Entrance Examination will be conducted in the centers at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam and Kozhikode
(b) Scheme of Examination:
There shall be two papers of two hours duration, each containing objective type questions. Paper I will consist of
Pre-clinical and Para-clinical subjects and paper II will consist of Clinical subjects.
(e) Counseling -
(i) The date of counseling will be published in all leading dailes and in other medias. No individual communications will
be served for the candidates for appearing the counseling .
(ii) The candidates are not required to give any preference of subjects at the time of submission of the application.
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