NEIGRIHMS PG Medical Entrance Examination 2016, Notification, Eligibity, Admit Card

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North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health & Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS), Shillong, Meghalaya invites applications from eligible candidates for admission into its PG Medical (MS/MD) courses through an entrance examination which will be conducted on scheduled date for the academic year 2016-2017.

NEIGRIHMS, Shillong is an Autonomous Institute established by Government of India in 1987 under the Meghalaya Registration of Societies Act 1983. NEIGRIHMS has been the First and the only Postgraduate Medical Institute in the North Eastern Region and third in the country established by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

Seat Distribution 

NEIGRIHMS will conduct Entrance Examinations to fill up the seats available for Open Northeast (NE) category including the seats reserved for the students passing MBBS from NEIGRIHMS only. The number of seats available in each specialty for the session 2016-17 is shown below:

SPECIALITIES*
Total Seats**
50% All India Quota seats *
Open North Eastern (NE)
Candidates pass out for NEIGRIHMS
Anatomy
2
1
1
0
Anaesthesiology
4
2
1
1
General Medicine
2
1
0
1
Obst. & Gynaecology
2
1
1
0
General Surgery
2
1
0
1
Microbiology
3
2
1
0
Pathology
3
2
0
1
Radio diagnosis
2
1
1
0
Grand Total
20
11
5
4

Of the total seats, 50% will be “All India Quota seats” and the remaining 50% of the seats will be for Open North east Category [of which 50% (i.e. 25% of overall seats)] will be reserved for students passing MBBS from NEIGRIHMS. Entrance Examination will be conducted by NEIGRIHMS to fill up the seats available for Open NE including the seats reserved for the students passing MBBS from NEIGRIHMS only.

Important Dates

  • Online Registration of Applications opens: 21st December, 2015 (Monday)
  • Online Registration of Applications closes on: 20th January, 2016 (Wednesday)
  • Availability of admit cards: 27th January 2016
  • Date of Entrance Examination: 13th February, 2016 (Saturday)
  • Results of the written entrance test: The written test result will be declared within 24 hours of the conclusion of entrance examination
  • 1 st Counseling:  8th April, 2016 (Friday)
  • Commencement of the Session: 30th May, 2016 (Monday)

Eligibility

  1. Nationality: Applicant must be a Resident Indian National 
  2. (i) Permanent Resident/Domicile of one of the 8 (eight) North-eastern states of India including Sikkim to be eligible for Northeast open category seats.
    (ii) Bonafide student of NEIGRIHMS (irrespective of domicile status) to be eligible for admission in to the seats reserved for the students passing MBBS from NEIGRIHMS. 
  3. Educational: The candidates must possess MBBS Degree recognized by the Medical Council of India and must have completed the compulsory period of One Year Internship training on or before 30th April 2016. Candidates who complete their Internship after 30th April 2016 are not eligible to appear in this examination. 
  4. Every student, selected for admission to postgraduate courses shall possess recognised MBBS degree or equivalent qualification and should have obtained permanent Registration with the Medical Council of India, or any of the State Medical Councils or should obtain the same within one month from the date of his admission, failing which the admission of the candidate shall be cancelled. 
  5. Candidates who have obtained MBBS or equivalent degree from a foreign country will have to produce the proof of passing the qualifying examination held by the Medical Council of India (MCI) and also their registration with MCI. However, he/she must complete compulsory one Year Internship and obtain full registration with MCI by 30th April 2016. 
  6. The candidates who have already done/are pursuing MD/MS in any subject at the time of counselling shall not be considered for admission to MD/MS courses at NEIGRIHMS, if it is found at a later stage that the candidate has given false undertaking at the time of counselling, his/her candidature/registration shall be cancelled forthwith. 

Application Process

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Admit Card

  1. The Admit Card will be available from 27th January 2016 and candidates are to down load and print the Admit Card after logging to the registration site of the Institute’s website www.neigrihms.gov.in as per instructions. A message to the registered mobile will be send once the system is completed.
  2. The admit card will contain name and date of birth as typed by the candidate in the application, photo and Signature image as uploaded by the candidate; 
  3. Request for rectification / change of any other details in the Hall ticket/ Admit Card details shall not be considered under any circumstances. 
  4. No candidate will be allowed to appear for the Entrance Examination unless he / she hold the authentic Admit Card/Hall ticket downloaded from the website of NEIGRIHMS. 

Centre of Entrance Examination

The entrance examination will be conducted at Guwahati and Shillong only and the centres of examination will be notified in the Admit Card.

Entrance Examination Pattern

  • The entrance examination will consist of one paper of 3 hours duration containing 200 multiple choice questions (MCQs) covering all the subjects of MBBS level. The questions will be single best response objective type. 
  • Each answer with correct response shall be awarded 4 (four) marks. 1 (one) mark will be deducted for each wrong response. Zero mark will be awarded for the questions not answered. More than one answer indicated against a question will be deemed as incorrect response and will be negatively marked. 
  • The examination will be conducted in English medium only.

Results/ Merit List

  • A merit list of the candidates in the Entrance Test will be displayed on the Institute Notice Board, Director’s Block, NEIGRIHMS, Mawdiangdiang, Shillong– 18 and also be made available in internet at http://www.neigrihms.gov.in within 24 Hours of the Entrance Examination. No correspondence regarding results will be issued to individual candidate. 
  • Candidates will be called for counseling to be held on 8th April, 2016 (FRIDAY) for admission from the merit list of the entrance Examination in order of merit already published. List of candidates called for counseling will be made available in internet at http://www.neigrihms.gov.in and Notice Board of Examination Cell, NEIGRIHMS. 
  • Results of all the candidates appeared in entrance examination will be available at the Institute’s website once the admission process is over.

For more details please visit http://www.neigrihms.gov.in
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