AIIMS MBBS entrance test
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, has invited applications for the June 1 entrance examination for admission to the MBBS course starting on August 1.
Those who have passed Plus Two or equivalent examinations with physics, chemistry, biology and English with at least 60 per cent marks (50 per cent for the physically challenged and those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) in aggregate in these subjects may apply.
Students expecting their class 12 results by July 7 are also eligible. The candidates should be 17 as on December 31, 2009.
Application forms can be obtained from selected State Bank of India branches between January 15 and February 21 on paying Rs.1,000 (Rs. 800 for the physically challenged and those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes).
In Kerala, the main branch on Mahatma Gandhi Road, Thiruvananthapuram and the branches at Calvethy, Kochi; K.K. Road, Kottayam; and Dharmodayam Building, Thrissur; will distribute forms.
For getting forms by registered post, send a request to the Assistant Controller of Examinations, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi – 110608, so as to reach the addressee on or before February 21.
Enclose an account-payee bank draft for Rs.1,050 (Rs.850) in favour of MBBS Entrance Examination, 2009 payable at New Delhi. Super-scribe ‘Request for Application form for MBBS Entrance Examination, 2009’ on the cover.
Agricultural entrance test
The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has invited applications for the April 19 All India Entrance Examination for Agricultural Undergraduate Programmes and National Talent Scholarships.
Admission to 15 per cent of the seats in State agricultural universities and all seats in the Central Agricultural University, Imphal, Manipur; the National Dairy Research Institute and the Allahabad Agriculture Institute Deemed University will be based on the rank in this test.
The programmes are B.Sc. courses in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, biotechnology, food science, home science, sericulture and banking and cooperation; the Bachelor of Fisheries Science course; and B.Tech. courses in agricultural engineering and dairy technology.
Those who have passed Plus Two or equivalent examinations with physics, chemistry and biology or agriculture or mathematics with 50 per cent marks in aggregate (40 per cent for the physically challenged and those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) may apply.
Those appearing for the Plus Two examination in 2009 are also eligible. The candidates should be between the ages of 17 to 23 as on December 31, 2009.
Application forms will be available from January 21 to March 7 at Kerala Agricultural University, Thrissur, and the Syndicate Bank branch at Kasaragod (1st Floor, M.S. City Centre, Bank Road) for Rs.425 (Rs.225 for those belonging to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and the physically challenged).
For getting application forms by post, send a request to the Controller of Examinations (Education Division), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, KAB-11, Pusa, New Delhi – 110 012.
Attach a demand draft for Rs.450 (Rs.250) drawn in favour of DDG (Education), ICAR, New Delhi, and a self-addressed envelope (without stamps) of the size of 30×25 cm. Applicants should write their names on the back of the draft.
The last date for the receipt of completed applications at this address is March 10. Details can be had from the information bulletin accompanying the application form.