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PG Medical Entrance Exam 2014, St John National Academy

Updated on Fri, 10 January 2014 at 17:23 IST
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The College is affiliated to the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore and recognised for the following post-graduate degree/diploma courses, with the approval of the Medical Council of India and the Govt. of Karnataka.

PG Medical (Degree/Diploma)

MD: Anesthesia (06 seats), Anatomy (4 seats), Biochemistry (4 seats), Community Health (6 seats), Dermatology/Venerology/Leprosy (3 seats), Emergency Medicine (1 seat), General Medicine (9 seats), Microbiology (4 seats), Paediatrics (3 seats), Pathology (6 seats), Pharmacology (4 seats), Physiology (4 seats), PMR (2 seats), Psychiatry (4 seats), Radiology (3 seats)

MS:ENT (1 seat), Forensic Medicine (1 seat), General Surgery (5 seats), Obstetrics & Gynaecology (5 seats), Ophthalmology (3 seats), Orthopaedics (4 seats)

Duration: 3 years


DA: Clinical Pathology (2 seats), Otorhinolaryngology (2 seats), Child Health (4 seats), Obst. & Gynaecology (3 seats), Anaesthesiology (3 seats), Medical Radio Diagnosis (2 seats)

Duration: 2 years

Eligibility Criteria:

Candidates having qualified for the MBBS degree from any university recognised by the Medical Council of India and should have satisfactorily completed the Rotating Compulsory Internship of one year before the starting of the courses, and registered with the Indian Medical Council and thereafter preferably served in India for a period of at least two years in medically underserved areas, recognised as such by this Institution are eligible to apply for the Post graduate Degree and Diploma courses

A person can apply for any four degree curses. In specialities with both PG degree & diploma, a single application for the subject can be made

Allotment of degree/diploma seats will be according to the final merit list

Special consideration will be given to alumni of St. John's Medical College who have served in medically underserved areas and underprivileged people, recognised as such by the College

Candidates who have taken more than two years beyond the minimum period required, to pass the MBBS course are ordinarily not eligible to apply for a post-graduate course

Selection Process:

There will be an entrance test consisting of one common written objective type paper and Interviews

This paper will cover all the undergraduate MBBS subjects

There will also be a few questions on Values. The Test will be conducted only at Bangalore. Answers must be marked with a pencil in the booklet provided

The examination commences at 9.00 a.m. and the duration of the paper is 3 hours

All candidates who wish to take the written test are required to be in their assigned seats at the time, date and place stipulated

No candidate will be permitted to enter the Exam Hall and write the test later than 30 minutes after the commencement of the test

Based on the performance in the test, candidates will be called for an interview at short notice before the Selection Committee

Candidates may have to appear for a Clinical test during the interviews Admission to various courses will be provisional and is subject to confirmation of eligibility by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS)

The duration of the various courses and syllabi will be as laid down by the RGUHS from time to time. The date of commencement of the classes will be notified as per the calendar of events of the Rajiv Gandhi University

Any dispute regarding the admission procedure is subject to the jurisdiction of Courts in Bangalore only

How to Apply:

Prospectus and Application Forms can be downloaded from the website

The candidate while submitting duly filled application form has to make the following payments towards application/entrance exam fees

Demand draft for cost of application for PG Medical (Degree/Diploma) Rs.1000/- in favour of St John’s Medical College, payable at Bangalore

Demand draft for cost of application for M.Sc Nursing Rs 700/-, P.C.B.Sc Nursing Rs 600/- in favour of St John’s Medical College Hospital, payable at Bangalore

Candidates who collect application from and prospectus in person should submit the application form the above mentioned documents without additional payment in case he/she applies for one subject
In case he/she applies for two subjects, a demand draft for Rs. 700/ - needs to be enclosed

If he/she applies for three subjects, a demand draft for Rs. 1400/-

For four subject a demand draft for Rs.2100/-

Submission of Application:

All particulars in the application form should be furnished carefully and in block letters

Applications which are incomplete will not be considered; no correspondence in this regard will be entertained

The College will not take any responsibility for delay in the receipt or loss of application in postal transit
The following documents are to be submitted

Important Dates:

Advertisement: 01st Dec 2013
Applications available: 19th Dec 2013
Last date for issuing/receiving applications (by mail): 31st Jan 2014
Last date for issuing/receiving applications (In person): 06th Feb 2014
Entrance Test: 23rd Feb 2014
Announcement of interview list: 12th Mar 2014
Interviews & Practical: 19th – 20th Mar 2014
Announcement of final results: 25th Mar 2014

More Details :

Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, centered in Bangalore, India, is a unitary university set up in 1996 by the government of Karnataka, India, for the regulation and promotion of higher education in health sciences throughout the state of Karnataka. Its establishment was directed by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Act of 1994.

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