Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy

Chennai – 600 106

M.D. ( M.d. Siddha ) Course 2007-2008

Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy applications are invited from General, special Category including Foreign Candidates from Countries Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore for admission to 80 seats in the three yeas M.D. ( Siddha ) Post – Graduate Course 2007-2008 session in the Government Siddha Medical College at Palayamkottai Thirunelveli District and Chennai.

The Medical college at Palayam Kottai offer 60 seats each divided in all six branches of Siddha Medicine :

Maruthuvam, Gunapadam, Sirappu Maruthuva, Muzhandai Maruthuvam, Noi Nadal and Nanju Noolum and Maruthuva Neethi Noolum.

The Medicinal College at Chennai offers 10 seats each in Maruthuvam and Gunapadam. Admission will be made on merit based on a competitive examination and in accordance with applicable rules of reservation. The competitive examination is compulsory for all candidates including Physically Handicapped candidates. No Entrance Examination is required for Special Category candidates.

Qualifications for Admission (Indian / Foreign Candidates) :

Graduate in BIM (Siddha) or BSMS Degree University, or Pass in the BIM (or) BSMS examination considered equivalent and which has recognized by Central Council of India Medicine, New Delhi Or a pass in the BSMS degree or equivalent degree awarded by Janatha University, Sri Lanka or any other Degree Course recognized by the Central Council of Indian Medicine, New Delhi. Proof is required for successful completion of internship. The candidates should have registered their names either with us Tamil Nadu Board in Indian Medicine or in the Tamil Nadu Siddha Medical Council, Chennai.

Application Procedure :

Non-transferable Application forms will be issued from 10.00 A.M. to 4.45 P.M. from 23.4.2007. Application forms and Prospectus may be downloaded from website and or may be obtained in person from the Principal Government Siddha Medical College, Palayamkottai, Tirunelveli District, Tamilnadu and the Principal Government Siddha Medical College, Arignagar Anna Government Hospital of Indian Medicine Campus, Arumbakkam, Chennai – 600 016 Tamil Nadu by giving a request letter along with application processing fee by way of a crossed demand draft issued by any Nationalized Bank drawn in favour of ‘Director of Indian Medicine in Tamil Nadu are exempted from payment of application fee of Rupee 750/- if their signed, written request containing full residential address is accompanied by a copy of BIM / BSMS certificate and an attested photocopy of community certificate. Forms issued to an SC/ST Candidates will bear name and community are not transferable to any other candidate.

All candidates (including SC/ST) may also obtain application forms by post by enclosing with their letter and application processing fee (exempted for SC/ST candidates) a self-addressed envelope of size 30 cm × 20 cm affixed with postage of Rupee 50/- (Rupees Fifty only). Postal request sent without postage paid envelope will be rejected.

Application forms and Prospected from our website and submitted for consideration shall be accompanied by a demand draft of Rupees seven hundred and fifty only mentioned above ( SC/ST Candidates are exempted from this fee ).

The completed application together with enclosures should reach the Secretary, Selection Committee, Directorate of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Arumbakkam, Chennai 600 106, Tamil in the cover prescribed by the due date. Applications received after the due date and time for any reason or postal delay shall be rejected.

Last date for receipt of fully completed application : 9.5.2007 – 5.45 P.M.

Date of Entrance Examination : 17-5-2007 – 9.30 A.M.

Application Procedure ( Foreign Candidates ) :

Foreign candidates shall follow the same procedure as for Indian Candidates, by they shall correspond only to the Selection Committee, Office of the Director of Indian Medicine and Homeopathy, Arumbakkam, Chennai 600 106, Tamil Nadu for obtaining application forms or they may downloaded the form from our website. However, they shall pay, with exception, a sum of USD 15 (USD fifteen only) by IMO or banker’s demand draft payable on a Nationalized Bank at Chennai. Application complete in all respect accompanied by payment for application forms downloaded from our and all required enclosure should be received by the Selection Committee by 5.45 p.m. on 9.5.2997.

Candidates should apply in advance, Delay of application or loss in transmit will not be acceptable reason and such application shall be rejected.

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