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Jammu & Kashmir Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test (J&K PGMET)

Jammu & Kashmir Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test (J&K PGMET)

Jammu & Kashmir Post Graduate Medical Entrance Test (J&K PGMET) 2017, Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria

Jammu & Kashmir Post Graduate Medical entrance Test (J&K PGMET) is a national level entrance exam conducted by Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE). Students interested to get admission into post graduate medical programmes like Master of Surgery (MS), Doctor of Medicine (MD), Diploma and Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The exam start in the month of February and application form for the year 2017 would be available from December, 2016 onwards.

Number of seats intimated by the Medical and Dental Colleges and Institutions, Government or Private, of the State as approved by the Medical Council of India andDental Council of India.

Important Dates

Sl. No Events of the Test Tentative Date
1. Beginning of application process December, 2016
2. Deadline specified for submission of application fee January, 2017
3. Entrance examination date February, 2017
4. Result will be published March, 2017
5. Process of counseling Updated soon

Eligibility Criteria

If Candidate like to appear in this test then Candidate to check out the minimum eligibility criteria required for appearing in this test. Once Candidate ensure that fulfilling the required criteria you may proceed to apply for the test.

- Candidate’s age should be more than 20 years can apply for the entrance examination.
- Permanent residents of Jammu & Kashmir are only permitted to apply for the test.
- The applicants must posses a valid MBBS or BDS degree of J&K university.
- Possess MBBS / BDS (as the case may be) degree from the University of Jammu/University of Kashmir or an equivalent degree recognised by the University of Jammu/University of Kashmir and the Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India and also registered with Medical / Dental Council (as the case may be) of any State.
- Candidates who passed their Degree from Kashmir University and Medical council of India are also accepted.
- Candidate must have graduate degree in Medicine or Dentistry according to the course applied for (MD/MDS).
- Candidate should hold permanent registration with State Medical Council or Medical Council of India/ State Dental Council or Dental Council of India.
- Candidate should have finished your one year of rotating internship.


- Doctor of Medicine (MD)
- Master of Surgery (MS)
- - PG Diploma Courses
Master of Dental Surgery (MDS)

Reservation Criteria

The seatsshallbe filled up as under:

S. No. Categories Category Code Reservation in %age
1 Open Merit (OM) 06 65
2 Reserved Categories: - 35
Category wise reservation in respect of various reserved categories is as below:
2.1 Scheduled Castes (SC) 07 04
2.2 Scheduled Tribes (ST) 08 05
2.3 Socially and Educationally Backward Classes:
2.3.1 Weak and Under Privileged Classes/Social Castes (OSC) 12 01
2.3.2 Residents of Backward Area (RBA) 13 10
2.3.3 Residents of Area Adjoining Actual Line of Control (ALC) 14 02
2.4 Children of Defense Personnel/Military Forces and State Police Personnel (CDP)* 15 02
2.5 Candidates possessing outstanding proficiency in sports (SP)** 16 01
2.6 Open merit category other than item (1) above who have served for a minimum period of 5 years in Rural Areas (RS) 22 10

* The candidate having a certificate that his/her father is working in Defense Establishment (Military Engineering Service ,paramilitary force or other service of like nature) where salary is paid out from Defense Estimates is not entitled to the benefit of CDP Category. y. Where this certificate is wrongly accepted and the candidate gets admission on the basis of such a certificate, the admission of such candidate will be cancelled as and when this mistake / fraud comes in the notice of Board.

** The candidates having “Outstanding Proficiency in Sports” must submit their certificates to the Secretary, J& K Sports Council for awarding points which will be then officially submitted to the Board by the Sports Council.

The selection of candidates from the Reserved Categories for different streams in MD/MS/PG Diploma courses shall be made strictly on the basis of their inter-se merit treating them as a single class for the purposes of allotment of Streams in terms of Rule 15 of the Reservation Rules, 2005.

It shall be necessary for a candidate to obtain at least the minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test for the Courses as prescribed for different categories under the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Rules and the MCI/ DCI Regulations, as amended from time to time.

How to Apply

- Online Application Form available on the official website of the BOPEE to be submitted by the eligible candidates for appearing in the Entrance Tests.

SAMPLE ONLINE APPLICATION FORM IS AVAILABLE ON THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF BOPEE. Online Application Forms has to be uploaded by the candidate by following the steps given in this Brochure. An amount of rupees 1600/- as fee has to be paid online. Applicants, who don’t have internet facility, may avail this facility at the Help Desk of I.T. Section of BOPEE with prior telephonic appointment, on nominal fee of Rs. 100/-, on all working days at the below mentioned BOPEE offices:

a. BOPEE Office, Bhagat-i-Barzullah, opposite J&K Bank, Srinagar-190005 (11 A.M. to 4 P.M.)

b. BOPEE Office, 4th Floor, South Block, Bahu Plaza, Jammu-180012 (11 A.M. to 4 P.M.)

The Entrance Test fee is non-refundable. Where a candidate submits online Application Form but is later found ineligible, he/she cannot claim refund of the fee paid by him/her. Fee once paid shall not be refunded or reserved for next session

1. The candidates have to upload Online Application Form, fee and the certificates only.

2. The in-service candidates have to route their applications through proper channel. They can download Application Form but cannot submit it online. They have to submit their online Application Form complete in all respects in the BOPEE Office Srinagar/Jammu, after obtaining NOC from the Government / Director Health Services Jammu / Kashmir

Instructions for Submission of Online Application Form
- Read the instructions and procedures carefully before you start filling up the online Application Form.

- Application Form has to be submitted online

- Only online Application Forms will be accepted

- Payment of Entrance Test fee of Rs. 1600.00 is to be made online through the HDFC integrated Payment Gateway which can be used to make payment with any national Credit Card/Debit Card issued by any national bank.

- The entries/options filled by the candidate in the Online Application Form, after it is submitted, cannot be changed.

- The name and date of birth of the candidate should be exactly the same as recorded in his/her High School Certificate. Any discrepancy, whenever discovered, may lead to cancellation of the candidature.

- After successful submission of Online Application Form, an Application Number along with Confirmation Page will be generated by the computer.

- In service candidates who are working in Govt./Semi Govt. Departments on permanent or on probation cannot submit Application Form online for Acceptance.

- Candidates have to print out confirmation page and route it through proper channel. They will have to submit their Confirmation Page along with the NOC from the concerned Director of Health Services in the BOPEE office Srinagar/Jammu.

Application Fee

The concerned authority has specified application fee as Rs. 1600/- and the amount can be paid either through debit card/credit card.

*It is not necessary to send confirmation page to the respective authority.

Exam Centres

a. The Entrance Test shall be held at the Centres as may be constituted by the BOPEE in the cities of Srinagar and Jammu only.

b. The Centers shall be allotted by the BOPEE and the information for the same shall be provided to the candidates on the admit card/ or separately

c. The Test Centre once allotted shall not be changed.


MD/MS/PG Diploma Courses. The syllabus contents for the Entrance Test for admission to MD/Ms and other Diploma courses shall be the latest syllabus of MBBS in vogue in the Universities of Jammu and Kashmir.

Paper Pattern

There shall be two papers of two hours duration each for PG Medical Degree & Diploma Courses. Each question paper shall contain 150 marks.

Number of Papers Paper I Paper II Time Duration
Two Pre-clinical and Paraclinical Clinical Two hours each
Subject Code 01 Subject Code 02 Two hours each

Distribution of Questions, discipline-wise for the Entrance Test is as under:-

i. PAPER-I (Pre-Clinical and Para-Clinical)

S.No Discipline No. of Questions
1. Anatomy 16
2. Biochemistry 12
3. Blood Transfusion Medicine 06
4. Forensic Medicine 12
5. Microbiology 21
6. Pathology 21
7. Pharmacology 21
8. Physiology 16
9. Social & Preventive Medicine 25
ii. PAPER-II (Clinical)

S.No Discipline No. of Questions
1. Anesthesia 10
2. Dermatology and Venereology 05
3. Medicine 25
4. Obstetrics & Gynaecology 20
5. Ophthalmology 10
6. Orthopaedics 10
7. Otorhinolaryngology (ENT) 10
8. Paediatrics 19
9. Psychiatry 06
10. Radio Diagnosis & Radiotherapy 10
11. Surgery 25

Number of Papers Paper I Paper II Time Duration
Two Pre-clinical & Para-clinical Clinical Two hours each
Subject Code 01 Subject Code 02 Two hours each
MDS Paper-I (Pre-clinical and Para Clinical)

S.No Discipline No. of Questions
1. Anatomy 15
2. Biochemistry 15
3. Dental Material 15
4. Microbiology 15
5. Pathology 15
6. Pharmacology 15
7. Physiology 15
8. Public Health Dentistry 15
9. Oral Pathology 15
10. Dental Anatomy, Histology & Embryology 15
ii. MDS Paper-II (Clinical)

S.No Discipline No. of Questions
1. Anesthesia 06
2. Medicine 16
3. General Surgery 16
4. Pedodontia 16
5. Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics 16
6. Oral Medicine & Radiology 16
7. Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics 16
8. Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 16
9. Periodontology 16
10. Prosthodontics, Crown & Bridge 16

Admit Card

1. No candidate shall be allowed to enter Test Centre/venue without valid Admit Card in original.

2. The Admit Cards will be available online. The candidates are advised to download their Admit Cards from the BOPEE official Websites ( or or on photo paper printed in colour. The candidates will be informed through a separate notification regarding downloading of admit cards. Applicants are therefore advised to keep themselves updated with the information on the official website

3. Applicants who don’t have internet facility may avail this facility at the Help Desk of I.T. Section of BOPEE with prior telephonic appointment, on nominal fee of Rs. 100/=, on all working days at the below mentioned BOPEE offices.

4. Mere possession of admit card shall not ipso-facto confer eligibility on a candidate who is otherwise not eligible for appearing in Entrance Test.

5. It is necessary to paste an attested photograph of the candidate on the space ear marked for the purpose on the downloaded admit card.

6. Candidates shall have to preserve admit cards till the allotment of seats/completion of selection/admission process.

7. Admit card is an extremely important document. It should not be mutilated, defaced or changed in any manner which makes it doubtful.


Every effort will be made to prepare credible result. The representations, if any, will be reexamined by the subject experts and only after that result will be prepared which will take its own time. The candidates are advised not make frequent calls and stay calm and rest assured that
their merit is in the safe hands.

The whole merit list will be placed on BOPEE’s websites(s) and the list of selected candidates will be published in two leading English Newspapers of each Division in the State.

Accepting College

MD/MS/PG DIPLOMA COURSES: The following Medical Colleges/ Institutions run these postgraduate courses in Jammu and Kashmir State

a. Government Medical College, Jammu

b. Government Medical College, Srinagar

c. Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Bemina, Srinagar

d. Achariya Shri Chander College of Medical Sciences, Sidhra, Jammu

Contact Details

Jammu (From November to April )
Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Examinations
4th Floor, South Block,
Bahu Plaza,
Jammu – 180012
Contact No’s (Jammu):
+91 191 – 2470102, +91 191 – 2479371

Srinagar (From May to October)
Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Examinations
Opposite J&K Bank,
Srinagar – 190005
Contact No’s (Srinagar):
+91 194 – 2433590, +91 194 2433760,
+91 194 2437647


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