August 1, 2013 in News

KERALA 2013-14
1. Applications are invited for the Entrance Examinations for admission to Post Graduate
Degree Courses in Ayurveda for the year 2013-14 in Government Ayurveda Colleges
at Thiruvananthapuram, Tripunithura and Kannur and V.P.S.V. Ayurveda College,
Kottackal in the following specialties.
(i) Kayachikitsa (vi) Swasthawritha (xi) Salyathantra
(ii) Salakyathantra (vii) Prasoothithantra & Streeroga (xii) Manasika
(iii) Rasasastra (viii) Ayurveda Sidhantha &
Darsana (xiii) Agadathantra
(iv) Bhaishajyakalpana (ix) Panchakarma (xiv) Kriyasareera
(v) Dravyaguna (x) Kaumarabhrithya (xv) Roganidanam
2. Eligibility for admission:
i) Nativity : Applicant should be an Indian Citizen.
ii) Age: Candidate should not be over 45 years of age as on 31.05.2013, subject to a
relaxation of five years in the case of SC/ST candidates and Service Quota
iii) Academic Qualifications: BAM /Ayurvedacharya /BAMS from the colleges having
CCIM recognition and BAMS Degree of Universities in Kerala or its equivalent degree
recognized by the Universities of Kerala with 50% of marks for theory and practical
separately in each subject. But exemption for minimum marks prescribed for
admission for MD (Ay) is granted to the students who have passed the BAMS/BAM
examination before 1995 from the Universities of Kerala without 50% of marks for theory
and practical. Applicants who had completed compulsory internship on or before
31.05.2013 are eligible to apply for the Entrance Examination subject to the
production of Internship Certificate from the Medical Council constituted in this
3. Mode of selection: Selection of candidates except for the seats reserved under
Service Quota for Medical Officer of the Department of I.S.M and the candidate
sponsored by the Lakshadweep Administration will be made based on the Entrance
Examination to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,
Thiruvananthapuram. The Entrance Examination will be conducted at
Thiruvananthapuram on 25.08.2013 (Sunday)). It will consist of Two Papers each of 2
hours duration and with 150 Objective type (Multiple choices) questions each.
4. Application forms: Prospectus and Online Application form will be available from
31.07.2013 onwards in the website . The Online Application
procedure is common for General and Service candidates. Candidates seeking
admission to this course can apply in the online application form provided in the
website of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations from
31.07.2013 to 12.08.2013, 3 pm and then remit the required fees at any State Bank of Travancore Branch using the Bank Chalan available with the print out .Candidates
residing outside Kerala State can remit the application fee by way of Demand Draft
drawn in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at
Thiruvananthapuram. Application fee is Rs.1000/- for General/Service candidates and

Rs.500/- for SC/ST candidates. The fee for Entrance Examination once remitted will not
be refunded on any account. Application forms will not be sold from the Office of the
Commissioner for Entrance Examinations or from the Directorate of Ayurveda Medical
The Service quota candidates should remit the application fee [Rs.1000/-] in Treasury,
in the head of Account “0210- 02-101-99”.
5. Candidates seeking admission against General merit seat should forward their
completed application print out along with the Bank Chalan/ Demand Draft to the
Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Housing Board Building, Santhinagar,
Thiruvananthapuram – 695001, either by Registered post/Speed post/ hand delivery so
as to reach him on or before 12.08.2013 (Monday) at 5 pm. Candidates applying
against Service quota should submit their application print out with necessary
documents/certificates and the chalan receipt to the Director, Directorate of
Ayurveda Medical Education, Arogyabhavan, M.G. Road, Thiruvananthapuram,
through their controlling officers, so as to reach him on or before 12.08.2013 (Monday)
at 5 pm. Belated applications will not be accepted. Commissioner for Entrance
Examinations or other officers will not be responsible for any postal delay.
6. Belated, incomplete, defective and wrongly addressed applications will be summarily
rejected and no correspondence will be undertaken in this regard. Candidates will
not be allowed either to include any information in the application form or to submit
any certificates or documents claiming reservation or any benefits, after the
submission of the application, under any circumstances.
7. Admit Card:- Candidates will have the provision to download their Admit Card from
the site with effect from 19.08.2013. Admit card will not be
sent to the candidates by post.
8. SC/ST/SEBC candidates in Kerala should note that they have to obtain Community
certificate/ Community certificate& income certificates in the body of the application
form itself. The certificates received after the submission of the application print out
will not be considered.
9. The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations will publish the rank list of candidates
based on merit as assessed in the Entrance Examination and forward the same to the
Director of Ayurveda Medical Education.
10. The selection and allotment of seats including those under Service Quota will be
made by the Director of Ayurveda Medical Education, based on various provisions
laid down in the Prospectus.
11. Candidates should go through the details given in the Prospectus for admission to M.D
Ayurveda Courses 2013-14 available in before filling in the
application form.
Thiruvananthapuram Commissioner