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Online counselling for admission to undergraduate courses at medical and dental colleges begins on July 17

The aspirants will be vying for 975 bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (MBBS) seats in seven medical colleges and 1,030 bachelor of dental surgery (BDS) seats in 13 dental colleges across the state.

punjab Updated: Jun 27, 2017 16:21 IST
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Baba Farid University of Health Sciences on Monday released the schedule, three days after the declaration of the NEET results.
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences on Monday released the schedule, three days after the declaration of the NEET results. (HT File)

Online counselling for admission to undergraduate (UG) courses at medical and dental colleges in the state will begin on July 17.

Baba Farid University of Health Sciences on Monday released the schedule, three days after the declaration of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) results.

The aspirants will be vying for 975 bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (MBBS) seats in seven medical colleges and 1,030 bachelor of dental surgery (BDS) seats in 13 dental colleges across the state.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS BY JULY 11

Those who have qualified the NEET UG-2017 will have to apply for admissions online through the Faridkot-based varsity’s website — www.bfuhs.ac.in — by July 11.

The prospectus has already been uploaded on the website. The application can’t be submitted in person or through post.

Students have to deposit Rs 5,000 (Rs 2,500 for schedule caste candidates) in the university account in any branch of the Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) or State Bank of India (SBI) through a challan form that will be generated on successful filling of the online application.

The provisional list of candidates will be displayed on July 16.

SEATS RESERVED FOR NRIs

For non-resident-Indian (NRI) candidates, the last date for submitting the form is August 1.

For NRIs, 15% seats have been reserved in all private institutes and Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot. Also, 13 seats each have been reserved in Government Medical College, Patiala and Amritsar, along with three seats in Government Dental College, Amritsar, and four in Patiala.

RESULT ON JULY 24

Students will be able to submit their online counselling form and preferences of colleges and course for the first round of counselling between July 17 and July 21. The result will be displayed on July 24.

The second counselling will be from August 8 to August 13, and the result on August 18.

A university official said candidates who fill the category code wrongly will be treated as belonging to general category.

Vice-chancellor Dr Raj Bahadur said: “The fact that BFUHS will conduct the combined counselling for all streams and colleges, including private and minority institutions will obviate inconvenience to students and parents.”