M Pharm Entrance : Apply by August 23
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Kochi, Aug 13, 2012 : The Commissioner for Entrance Examinations,Thiruvananthapuram has invited applications from aspirant candidates for the Entrance Examination for admission to Post Graduate Degree in Pharmacy -2012 in the following courses/specialties:
(a) Pharmaceutical Analysis (b) Pharmacognosy & Phyto Chemistry
(c) Pharmaceutics (d) Pharmacology
(e) Pharmacy Practice (f) Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
II.PHARM.D [Post Baccalaureate]
Eligibility for Admission
(i) Nativity: Only Indian citizens of Kerala origin are eligible for admission to the courses. Necessary proof in this regard should be submitted along with the application.
(ii) Academic Eligibility: The candidates who have passed the B.Pharm Degree of any of the Universities in Kerala or of any other Universities recognised by the Kerala University of Health Sciences as equivalent there to from an institution recognised by the All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi and Pharmacy Council of India, with a minimum of 50% marks for all the Three years of B.Pharm Examination (II, III, IV year) taken together, will be eligible for admission. For Lecturer in Pharmacy who seeks admission against the reserved quota, the minimum marks will also be 50%. Candidates who have passed their B.Pharm Course from Universities outside Kerala will be eligible for admission only if their qualifying examination is recognized by the Kerala University of Health Sciences on the date of counseling by the Director of Medical Education.
Selection: Based on Entrance Examination (except for seats reserved for Lecturer in Pharmacy and nominee of Drugs Control Department/Service candidates under DME/ DHS/ESI) to be conducted by the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Kerala on 15.09.2012 at Thiruvananthapuram. The Entrance Examination shall be of the standard of B.Pharm and will consist of one paper of three hours duration with 200 objective (multiple choice) type questions.
How to apply: Prospectus and Online Application form will be available from 14.08.2012 onwards on the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in (See Clause XII of the Prospectus). Application forms are common for all candidates and Application Fee is Rs.800/-(Rupees Eight Hundred Only). Candidates seeking admission to the courses can apply in the online application form provided on the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations and then remit the required fee at any State Bank of Travancore Branch using the Bank Chalan which is available with the printout of the online application. Candidates residing outside Kerala state can remit the application fee by way of Demand Draft drawn from any nationalized bank in favour of the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, payable at Thiruvananthapuram.
Application forms will not be sold from the office of the CEE or office of the DME. Application Fee once remitted will not be refunded under any circumstances.
In the case of Service candidates, application fee should be remitted in the Treasury under the Head of Account “0210-03-105-99” and the chalan receipt should be attached with the application form.
The online application form will be available in the website up to 5 pm on 23.08.2012.Candidates applying for Entrance Examination should take a printout of the application form, affix passport size photograph duly attested by the candidate in the space provided and forward their completed application with all the required documents mentioned in clause XIII of the prospectus including original Bank Chalan/DD, to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, Vth Floor, Housing Board Buildings, Santhinagar, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala – 695 001, either by Registered Post/Speed Post/Hand Delivery so as to reach him before 5 pm on 24.08.2012.
Applicants to Service Quota seats should complete all the procedures mentioned in clause XII of the Prospectus. However, instead of forwarding the printout of the application form to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations, they are required to forward the completed application form along with copies of all required documents and original Chalan receipt from the treasury to The Director of Medical Education, Medical College Campus, Thiruvananthapuram-695 011, through their Heads of Department before the last date stipulated above.
Candidates who apply for both the Entrance Examination and Service Quota seats need to submit the original application to the Commissioner for Entrance Examinations and a photocopy of the application form to the DME, but separate fees should be remitted for the purpose, as applicable.
Issue of Admit Cards: The Admit Cards for the candidates appearing for Entrance Examination will be available online from 10.09.2012 onwards on the website www.cee.kerala.gov.in. The candidates may take the printout of the Admit Card which can be used for identification of the candidate in the examination hall.
Candidates will be allowed neither to include any information in the application form nor to submit any certificates/documents claiming reservation or any other benefits, after the submission of the application. Candidates must note that they have to obtain the required certificates in the respective format given in the Application form itself. The certificates, which are not in the format specified in the application form, will not be considered.
The CEE will conduct the Entrance Examination, publish the Rank list of candidates based on merit as assessed in the Entrance Examination and forward the same to Director of Medical Education for allotment and admission.
Candidates may go through the details given in the Prospectus for admission to the Post graduate degree courses in Pharmacy-2012, approved by the Government of Kerala, available on the website at www.cee-kerala.org before filling in the application form.