GOVERNMENT OF MAHARASHTRA
MEDICAL EDUCATION AND DRUGS DEPARTMENT
Information Brochure for PGA-CET 2014 and Procedure of Selection for the Post Graduate
Courses in Ayurveda.
M.D (Ayu.)/M.S. (Ayu.) & P.G.Diploma (Ayu) Courses
Competent Authority – DIRECTOR, DIRECTORATE OF AYUSH.
Designated Authority – DR. RAJENDRA SONEKAR, H.O.D, SHALYA TANTRA DEPT.,
R.A. PODAR MEDICAL COLLEGE (AYU.),
WORLI, MUMBAI – 400018.
Tel. No. 022 – 24934214 Tel. Fax No. 022 – 24936881
IMPORTANT INFORMATION AT A GLANCE
Online availability of information Brochure
Availability of Application form on our
2nd June 2014 onwards
2nd June to 16th June 2014
(all holidays inclusive)
Online Availability of Admit cards on our
Date of Exam
Expected Date of Declaration of Result &
Provisional Merit List
Display of Model Answer Key & Question
Paper & Individual Answer paper on
Last Date of application for Verification of
Marks and if required correction in
Category / Quota
Final Merit List Declaration
Selection Process 1st Round
Selection Process 2nd Round
Selection Process 3rd Round
Selection Process 4th Round (If required)
Venue of admission :
22th July 2014 onwards.
3rd August 2014
13th August 2014
14th August 2014
Upto 20th August 2014
22nd August 2014
16th September 2014
26th September 2014
7th October 2014
27th October 2014
Golden Jubilee Hall,
(Ayu.), Mumbai – 400 018.
dates of selection process rounds are tentative, based on the availability of
permission of AYUSH. Therefore keep checking the websites for final dates of selection
All information related to the declaration of result and subsequent selection process
rounds will be displayed on www.ayurvedinstitute.com and www.mahayush.gov.in. The
information on rounds for counseling will be displayed only on these websites and no
advertisement in News papers shall be published.
List of Xerox and Original Certificates mandatory for verification at the time of Counselling : ( and as
per Rule No. 7 )
1. Nationality Certificate /Candidates Valid Passport
2. PGA-CET 2014 Mark sheet
3. S.S.C. (or equivalent) Passing Certificate.
4. 1ST to Final B.A.M.S. All Mark sheets
5. Internship Completion Certificate
6. Degree Certificate.
7. Registration Certificate / proof of Registration (MCIM)
8. PGA-CET 2014 Admit Card
9. If applicable :
Caste Validity Certificate
Latest Non-creamy Layer Certificate for VJ-A, NT-B, NT-C, NT-D, OBC and SBC
Experience and No Objection Certificate, for In-service Personnel
Handicapped Certificate for PH candidate issued by the Specially constituted Medical
Board for deciding the eligibility for PGA-CET 2014 as per rule 5.7(4) above.
SCHEME OF EXAMINATI ON
ELI GI BILITY
DISTRI BUTION OF SEATS
APPLICATI ON FORM & INFORMATION
ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR VERIFICATION
PREPARA TION OF MERI T LIST & DECLARATI ON OF RESULT
VERIFICATION OF MARK S
DISQUALIFICATI ON FOR ADMISSION
PAYMENT OF FEES
REFUND OF FEES
FINALITY OF SELECTION
CONDUCT & DI SCIPLI NE
ANNEXURE-A : Const ituti onal Reservations
ANNEXURE-B : Fees Payable on Admission
ANNEXURE-C : List of Postgraduate Col leges
ANNEXURE-D : List of Origi nal Documents req uired f or Verification 20
ANNEXURE-E : Li st of Degree and/ or Diploma Of f ered f or
Post graduati on
ANNEXURE-F : Undertaki ng
ANNEXURE-G : Prof orma f or Deputat ion Letter
ANNEXURE-H : Prof orma f or No Objection f rom the institution
ANNEXURE-I : Applicat ion f or Verif ication of Marks
I mportant instruction to candi dates.
DIRECTORATE OF AYUSH( Competent Authority)
PROCEDURE FOR SELECTION TO POST GRADUATE COURSES IN
AYURVEDA FOR 2014-15
The Entrance Examination for the admission to POSTGRADUATE AYURVEDA Courses in state of
Maharashtra for the year 2014 shall be conducted by Competent Authority appointed by Govt. of
Maharashtra. The Entrance Examination shall be conducted for the M.D (Ayu.)/M.S. (Ayu.) &
P.G.Diploma (Ayu) Courses - seats in all Government and Government aided Ayurvedic Colleges. The
Competent Authority shall devise the system of Counselling. This procedure shall be governed by the
regulations and directions specified by the Govt. of Maharashtra from time to time.
2.1 .“Appeal Committee” a committee under the Chairmanship of the Competent Authority shall deal
with the representations submitted by the candidates/parents relating to grievances of the candidates
with regard to PGA-CET 2014 examination and the selection process to M.D (Ayu.)/M.S. (Ayu.) &
P.G.Diploma (Ayu) Courses courses.
2.2. “Competent Authority” : The Authority appointed by Government of Maharashtra who will
conduct PGA-CET 2014, declare the result, supervise and control the selection process by implementing
the procedure through the PGA-CET 2014 and act as a chairperson of the Appeal Committee for
representations submitted by the candidates. The Competent Authority will issue necessary executive
instructions for implementation and provide relevant information to be published or communicated.
“Council” means Central Council of Indian Medicine.
“Designated Authority: “
For the purpose of implementation of this procedure of PGA-CET 2014 Dr. Rajendra Sonekar,
H.O.D, Shalya tantra Dept., R.A.Podar Medical College (Ayu.), Mumbai has been appointed as the
Designated authority by the competent authority.
2.5. “Internship” means the compulsory rotating internship to be completed as per rules of Central
Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) and Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine (MCIM) and the
2.6. “Medical Officer (DHS)”: means Ayurvedic graduate working as Medical Officers Group A and
Group B under the establishment of Director of Health Services, Govt. of Maharashtra.
“In service Medical Personnel”: means the Medical Officers working with
Government Ayurved College and Hospital and or any of the Government Aided Ayurved
College only on the government approved regular post in the State of Maharashtra i.e.
Casualty Medical Officer, Residential Medical Officer, Panchakarma Vaidya (ladies &
Gents), Extension Officer etc.
2.8. “Nomadic Tribes (NT)” means Nomadic Tribes as specified and lay down by the Government of
2.9. “Other Backward Class (OBC)” means other backward class as specified and lay down by the
Government of Maharashtra.
2.10. “Qualifying examination” means examination on the result of which candidate becomes eligible
to apply for admission to the PGA-CET 2014 entrance examination.
2.11. “Recognized Qualification” means BAMS degree examination recognized by the Central
Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) and any statutory University in India.
2.12. “Registration” means the registration of the qualification either with the Central Council of
Indian Medicine (CCIM) or Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine (MCIM ) after completion of one
year compulsory rotating internship.
2.13. “Scheduled Castes (SC)” means Scheduled Castes as specified and laid down by the Government
of India/Govt. of Maharashtra.
2.14. “Scheduled Tribes (ST)” means Scheduled Tribes as specified and laid down by the Government
2.15 “Special Backward Class (SBC)” means Special Backward Class as specified and laid down by
the Government of Maharashtra.
2.16. “Teacher” means any teacher working in government/ or government approved regular post in
government aided ayurvedic colleges and the teacher who is approved by Maharashtra University of
Health Sciences, Nashik.
2.17. " University" means Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik.
2.18. “Vimukta Jati (VJ)” means Vimukta Jati as specified and laid down by the Government of
2.19. “Out of State Category”: Means candidates who have passed their qualifying examination from a
recognized Ayurvedic College from any state in India other than Maharashtra.
3. SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
Date of Examination:
The examination will be conducted at centers mentioned in Rule 3.8 on dated 3 rd August 2014.
time 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
3.2. Schedule & Test Design:
The PGA-CET 2014 will consist of one common question paper of three hours duration
containing 250 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) based on the syllabus of BAMS Examination
(Current CCIM Syllabus) and shall cover all the subjects of BAMS Course mentioned in Para 3.4. All
questions will be single response objective type.
3.3. The candidate will be required to mark the correct answer by blackening the corresponding circle
against the serial number of the question, in the answer sheet with black ballpoint pen only. Out of four
circles provided for selection of answer against a question, the candidate should fill up one circle only.
Each correct answer will be given one mark. There shall be no negative marking for wrong answers.
Scratching, overwriting, tick mark & multiple answers will be considered as wrong answers and no
marks will be allotted to them.
Syllabus of Examination: Syllabus of BAMS prescribed by CCIM from 1st year BAMS to Final
Year BAMS shall be available on the website www.ayurvedinstitute.com and www.mahayush.gov.in
3.4. The indicative number of questions of each subject will be as given below. However marginal
variation in this indicated number is possible.
Samhita (20), Padarth Vidnyan and Ayurved Itihas (10), Sharir Rachana (20), Sharir Kriya (20),
Dravya Guna (20), Rasa Shastra (20), Swastha-vritta (15), Rognidan-Vikruti vidnyan (15), Agadtantra
(10), KayaChikitsa (30), Shalyatantra (20), Shalakyatantra (20), Stree-roga & Prasooti-tantra (15) and
3.5. Time & duration of Examination: Duration of paper will be of 3 hours from 10.00 a.m. to 1.00
p.m. The time of reporting by the candidate at examination center shall be 9.30 a.m.
3.6. Language of Examination Paper: The medium for examination shall be English, Marathi and
3.7. The candidate will write the required information regarding Roll No. etc. on answer sheet as well
as on the question booklet with black ballpoint pen only.
Examination Centers: The PGA-CET 2014 will be conducted at Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur and
Nanded. The center once allotted by the Competent Authority shall not be changed under any
4.1. The candidate must be an Indian National.
4.2. The candidate possessing any of the qualification mentioned in the second schedule appended to
the Central Council of Indian Medicine Act,48 of 1970 and are covered under Parts “A”,”A-1”,”B”,”C”
Schedule appended to Maharashtra Medical Practitioners Act,1961 and passed the qualifying
examination from the state of Maharashtra (except for Out of State Category) and have completed one
year rotatory internship before the commencement of first round of Counselling are only eligible.
4.3. Candidate should have obtained minimum 50% or more marks in PGA-CET 2014 and
40% in case of constitutional reservation.
4.4. The candidates of student category and other Maharashtra state must produce the Registration of
M.C.I.M at the time of Counselling. Candidates of the out of state category should produce either
Registration or proof of application of or Registration with MCIM.
4.5. A candidate will not be eligible to appear for PGA-CET for 3 years from the date of cancellation
of PG admission if he/she has cancelled his/her earlier registration any time after the cut off or at any
stage during the PG course. All candidates will have to give undertaking to this effect as per
Eligibility for In-service Teacher and In-service Medical Personnel :
These candidates should have put in at least three years of regular and continuous service. Those
working on Ad-hoc/tenure/contractual basis jobs shall not be eligible for these categories.
4.6.1. Teacher of an Ayurved College: The teacher who currently is in the service of Government or
on Government approved post in the concerned subject in Government Aided Ayurvedic Colleges is
approved by MUHS, Nashik and having minimum three years teaching experience in the concerned
subject will be eligible for admission to Post-graduate Ayurved Course.
4.6.2. In-service Teacher and In-service Medical Personnel shall be eligible on fulfillment of the
following conditions namely: (a) That they are eligible for Post-Graduate course as per the rules prescribed by the Government.
(b) That the respective offices of their Institutions/ Government of Maharashtra allow them to appear for
(c) It is mandatory to submit the deputation letter at the time of admission to the Postgraduate Course
failing which the admission shall not be granted..
(d) No Objection Certificate is required as mentioned above for being eligible to appear for PGA-CET
2014 (Annexed herewith Annexure H)
In-service Medical Personnel working in Government or Government Aided Ayurved College
and Hospitals, i.e. CMO, RMO, Panchkarma Vaidya (Ladies and Gents), Extension Officer (Ayurveda)
etc., having served for not less than 3 years and appointed on the government approved regular post,
shall have to submit current No Objection Certificate through proper channel at the time of counseling..
4.6.4. The Medical Officers under D.H.S. should print the application form given on website and
process it through DHS in physical form in order to reach competent authority on or before the last data
of submission along with draft of Rs. 2500/- payable at the Mumbai in the name of " Director of Ayush,
Maharashtra State. Their selection process shall be carried out by Director of Health Services.
Reservation for Out of State Candidates (5%): 5% of the total seats are reserved for Out of State Candidates. The seats available for Out of
State candidates shall be declared on website before commencement of round. Online Application form
for Out Of State Category seats will be available on web site
4.7.1 Eligibility for Out of State Candidates(a) Candidate must be an Indian National. Document required to establish this shall be Nationality
Certificate issued by appropriate authority or Candidates valid passport.
(b) A candidate should have passed final B.A.M.S. degree from a recognized Ayurved college included
in the schedule to the Central Council of Indian Medicine Act, 1970.
(c) M.C.I.M. registration is a pre-condition for admission to Postgraduate Ayurved courses. The
candidate must produce the proof of application to Maharashtra Council of Indian Medicine (MCIM) at
the time of Counselling. However, if the candidate fails to produce the Registration Certificate within
the period of one year, his/her selection shall be cancelled.
5. DISTRIBUTION OF SEATS:
Intake capacity and also the relevant information about various Ayurved colleges about M.D.
(Ayu.)/M.S. (Ayu.) degree and diploma course e.g. distribution of seats, shall be available on website
Distribution for Government and Government Aided Ayurved Colleges
5.1. Student Category on Merit
5.2. Out of State
5.3. Medical Officer (DHS)
In-service Medical Personnel
5.5. In service Teacher
DISTRIBUTION OF CONSTITUTIONAL RESERVATION SEATS.
The candidates desirous of claiming the constitutional reservations must have claimed the same
in the original application form of PGA-CET 2014, failing which the claim will not be entertained
subsequently. For detailed information see Annexure-A.
The distribution of seats at the disposal of Competent Authority will be made by taking into
consideration the constitutional reservations shall also be made available on website. A candidate who
have passed his B.A.M.S. from Maharashtra and belongs to backward class from Maharashtra State
only, is eligible for claiming seat under reserved category.
5.7. Physically Handicapped
1) As per Postgraduate Medical Education Regulation 2000 and Amendment Notification
No.MCI.18(1)/2008-Med/54470, Dt.25-03-2009 following is the criteria for reservation under
Physically Handicapped Category.
*1(a). 3% seats of the annual sanctioned intake capacity shall be filled up by candidates with
locomotory disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70%. Provided that in case any seat in this
3% quota remains unfilled on account of unavailability of candidates with locomotory disability
of lower limbs between 50% to 70% then any such unfilled seat in this 3% quota shall be filled
up by persons with locomotory disability of lower limbs between 40% to 50% - before they are
included in the annual sanctioned seats of State Quota.
2) The Candidate with a disability more than 70% will not be eligible for admission to M.D. (Ay),
M.S.(Ay) and PG Diploma Courses. No other disability shall be allowed as per the MCI
regulations. However, such a candidate will be required to undergo medical examination by a
Special Medical Board constituted for this purpose by the Competent Authority. The Medical
Board after ascertaining his/her disability must be satisfied that the candidate is physically fit to
undergo the course despite his/her disability.
3) Candidate is required to submit the proof of his/her disability by way of a certificate (issued in
year 2014) in prescribed proforma form Civil Surgeon of a District Hospital / Medical Board /
Medical Superitendent of a Government Medical College / Hospital in Maharashtra; or from the
Director of All India Institute of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Haji Ali, Mumbai; (as per
Prescribed Proforma) at the time of verification of disability. However, Verification of the
disability will be carried out by Special Medical Board constituted for this purpose by Competent
Authority and decision of the Special Medical Board will be final. The date and place of Special
Medical Board shall be communicated by the way of notifications.
4) As per Judgement given by the Hon'ble High Court, Mumbai in W.P. No.2035 of 2012, the
admission of the physically handicapped students shall be given only after receiving the report of
the Special Medical Board constituted for verification by the said Board of their disability. The date
and place for verification shall be intimated to the candidates who qualify the PGA-CET 2014
examination. It shall be responsibility of the candidates to present themselves before this
specially constituted board.
5.8 - Minority Institutions - There are two Government-Aided private Institutions having minority
institution status namely (1) Smt. K.G.M.Punarvasu Ayurved Medical College, Charni Road, Mumbai
and (2) Seth G.R.Ayurved Medical College, Solapur having Hindi Linguistic and Religious (Jain
religion) minority status* respectively. As per guidelines prescribed in the Government Resolution
Minority Development Department No. v'kSla&2008$iz-dz-133$2008$dk;kZ&1] fn-4 tqyS 2008] 50%
seats of the intake capacity shall be filled by the PGA-CET-2014 from the General student merit. Rest
50% seats will be filled at the College level from Merit list of minority students supplied by Designated
Authority from PGA-CET-2014 to the concerned minority institutions for filling up the seats reserved
for minority quota. (* Minority Status of the Candidate shall be decided on parameters displayed on the
website www.ayurvedinstitute.com ( as supplied by respective college)).
Concerned candidate should fill the relevant box indicating the minority category in the
application form. Eligibility criteria of minority students will be verified by concerned minority
institution. Admission will be done as per merit from the eligible candidates provided by Designated
Authority. Candidate should submit relevant required documents to the concerned college.
6. APPLICATION FORM & INFORMATION BROCHURE :
An applicant seeking admission to PGA-CET 2014 will be required to submit online
application form, which shall be available on our websites www.ayurvedinstitute.com &
www.mahayush.gov.in as per the declared programme.
6.2. Filled up Online Application Form shall have to be submitted online only on payment of Rs.
2500/- (Rs Two thousand five hundred only) which shall be paid by a Challan drawn in any branch of
State Bank Of India the challan is to be printed from the website and bears a unique number for every
6.3. Online Application forms for In-service Teacher and In-service Medical Personnel shall remain
the same as for the student category, but In-service Medical Personnel will be required to fill up their
service details At the time of Counselling the In-service Teacher and In-service Medical Personnel are
required to bring with them the No Objection Certificate (Annexure-H). In case of selection for
Postgraduate course, the In-service Teacher and In-service Medical Personnel shall be required to
submit a Deputation letter from the employer for 3 years as per Annexure-G.
In service Teacher can apply only for the concerned Subject in which he/ she have MUHS
6.4. The candidate is required to go through the Information Brochure available online carefully and
acquaint him/herself with all the requirements with regard to filling in of the online application form.
6.5. Candidate him self/ her self shall be respnosible for any entries made in the online application
form and no changes in the application form shall be allowed later after submission.
6.6. PGA-CET 2014 online generated receipt of application -cum-Identity Card has to be printed and
candidate must preserve the same, and bring the same at the time of PGA-CET 2014 examination as
well as at the times counseling of admission.
6.7. The Admit Cards shall be available on the website from 22 July 2014 onwards. Please note that
the issue of Admit Card is just an enabling provision for appearing at PGA-CET 2014 and does not
imply that the candidate is eligible for admission.
SUBMISSION AT THE TIME OF COUNSELING.
Nationality Certificate issued by District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate or
Metropolitan Magistrate (Competent Authority for issue of such certificate) or Candidates valid
SSC (or equivalent) passing certificate.
First to final B.A.M.S. Statement of Marks
Internship completion certificate
Qualifying examination degree certificate
Registration Certificate. (MCIM)
7.7. For Constitutional reservation claim.
a) Caste Certificate
b) Caste Validity Certificate
c) Latest Non Creamy Layer Certificate (for VJ - A, NT-B, NT-C, NT-D, OBC & SBC).
7.8. No objection Certificate for In-service personal
7.9. Deputation Certificate
7.10. University approval Certificate for teacher in concern subject.
7.11. Experience Certificate.
7.12. Physically Handicapped Certificate issued by the Specially constituted Medical Board for
deciding the eligibility for PGA-CET 2014 as per rule 5.7(4) above.
8. PREPARATION OF MERIT LIST & DECLARATION OF RESULT:
The Competent Authority will conduct the examination, evaluate the answer sheets and prepare
the separate merit lists for students of state; ‘out of state’ candidates, In-service Teachers, In-service
Medical Personnel and Medical Officer under Director of Health Services and the result will be declared
on official website “www.ayurvedinstitute.com”
" www.mahayush.gov.in". The same will be made
available for perusal on the above mentioned websites and on the notice board of R.A.Podar Medical
College (Ayu.), Worli, Mumbai. Marks obtained by the candidate at the PGA-CET 2014 will form the
basis of selection in the respective categories.
8.1. Merit list shall be prepared of only those candidates securing 50% or more than 50% marks in
PGA-CET 2014 in case of open category and 40% or more in case of reservation candidates in PGACET 2014, in case of Physically Handicapped category candidates in General category must secure not
less than 45% marks at PGA-CET 2014. The Physically Handicapped category candidates declared not
eligible by the Special Medical Board shall be treated as a general category student and the pass
percentage for such candidates shall be as per the qualifying criteria of student quota.( 50% for general
and 40% for the constitutional reservation)
8.2. Tie-Breaker: In case of equal marks in the PGA Common Entrance Test the following procedure shall be
adopted for deciding the inter-se-merit.
First level the candidate with more aggregate marks (converted into percentage upto 2 decimal places)
at 1st, 2nd and final B.A.M.S.(All University examinations during BAMS Course) Examination taken
together. Pre Ayurved examinations marks will not be considered for this purpose. If the tie persists then
Second level the candidate with more aggregate marks (converted into percentage up to 2 decimal
places) at 3rd B.A.M.S. (final year) Examination shall be preferred. If the tie still persists then
Third level the candidate with more aggregate marks (converted into percentage up to 2 decimal places)
at 2nd B.A.M.S. (the University examination before the final exam in case of 5 exams for BAMS)
Examination shall be preferred. If the tie still persists then
Fourth level the candidate with more aggregate marks (converted into percentage up to 2 decimal
places) at 1 st B.A.M.S. (First University exam during BAMS) examination shall be preferred. If the tie
still persists then
Fifth level an older candidate will be preferred over a younger candidate.
8.3. The PGA-CET 2014 mark sheet of the candidate indicating marks obtained, category and the
merit position shall be made available only in the office of the Designated Authority at R.A.Podar
Medical College (Ayu.), Mumbai before the Counselling begins.
8.4. It will be the entire responsibility of the candidate to collect his/her mark statement from the
office of the Designated Authority.
8.5. Every candidate shall bring original PGA CET 2014 Marks List for Counselling. The Marks List
printed from the Internet is only for candidates’ information and shall not be treated as original Marks
In case of loss of original PGA-CET 2014 mark sheet, a duplicate mark sheet can be obtained
with a plain paper application addressed to the Competent Authority along with a demand draft of
Rs.200/- only in favor of “Director, Directorate of AYUSH, Maharashtra State, Mumbai” payable
8.7 Verification of Marks :
There will be no rechecking / revaluation of the answer sheets. However, if the candidate desires
to get his/her answer sheet verified, a written representation in prescribed Performa (Annexure ‘I’),
along with self addressed unstamped clothbound envelope (9” x 4.5”) should be submitted to the
Designated Authority, within 7 days from the declaration of result of PGA-CET 2014, along with
Demand Draft/Pay Order of Rs.1000/- (Rs. One thousand only) drawn on Nationalized Bank in favor of
“Director, Directorate of AYUSH, Maharashtra State, Mumbai”, payable at Mumbai.
The Competent Authority will give the candidate a photocopy of the answer sheet and model
answer key after verification.
Representations received after the specified period will not be entertained. The change if any,
shall be communicated to the candidate. The decision of the Competent Authority in this matter shall be
final and binding.
Legal jurisdiction: All disputes pertaining to the conduct of examination and selection shall fall
within the legal jurisdiction of Mumbai only. The Competent Authority shall be the legal person on
behalf of Government of Maharashtra who may sue or may be sued.
If any person(s) or officer(s) dealing with the conduct with the PGA-CET 2014 found engaged
in act(s) that would result in the leakage of question paper or attend to use or help in the use of unfair
means in this examination he/she shall be liable to prosecution under Indian Penal Code.
9. SELECTION PROCESS
The Examination and the entire selection process shall be as per the following schedule.
9.1. The allotment of seats shall be made to the successful candidates as per the state merit. The
candidate will have the right to choose any one of the available seats at his/her merit position at the time
of Counselling in admission process and the same will be allotted to him/her.
9.2 . The Candidates have to appear in person on notified date of selection processes and no proxy
will be allowed to appear for counseling/ admission rounds. It is only in very exceptional cases that the
Designate authority shall allow proxy at least 3-5 days prior to counseling.
The candidate who will not appear for allotment on a notified date/s in person whatsoever will
mean that the candidate is not interested in admission. Such a candidate will lose his chance for that
round, however he can be considered for subsequent round if he/she as above presents at the subsequent
round. Under no circumstances, the candidate who reports late shall be considered for allotment of seat,
which was available to candidate as per merit position.
9.4. Eligibility of the candidates for admission will be finalized after verification of all original
documents (Annexure-D) at the time of Counselling.
9.5. All qualifying candidates should bring all original documents and a spare set of attested Photo
copies at the time of selection process.
9.6. A candidate who is selected but does not join the college or cancels the admission after joining is
not eligible for further selection process for the year.
9.7. At the end of first round the inter-se round will be conducted for remaining vacant seats from the
category as per Annexure “A”, if the seats remain vacant.
9.8. In case of the seats remaining vacant from the In-service Teacher and In-service Medical
Personnel and Medical Officer (DHS) Quota, those shall be made available for students of the
respective categories in the inter-se round.
9.9. After being issued the letter of selection, the candidates will be required to take admission with
in seven days in the respective institutions to pay the fee as per Annexure “B”.
9.10. Basis of Selection for Out of State Candidates:
The merit list of the out of state candidates will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained at
PGA-CET 2014. Rule No. 8.2 of these rules will be applicable in case of a Tie.
In the event of non-availability of Out of State candidates at the end of the second round, the
remaining seats will be converted to open student category.
9.11. Subsequent Round(s): - There shall be ordinarily only 2-3 Rounds of selection depending on the
availability of vacant seats. The competent authority may declare additional round if required.
9.12. The candidate is entitled for only one betterment which may be exercised either for change of
college or change of subject or both. Therefore the choice exercised second time is final and irrevocable.
9.13. Seats that have fallen vacant to be filled in the subsequent rounds shall be displayed on the
official website www.ayurvedinstitute.com, mahayush.gov.in at least 5 days prior to the commencement
of the respective round.
9.14. The Competent Authority after conducting rounds will declare a cut off date of selections and
thereafter no Institution will be permitted to fill up the vacant seats.
9.15. Disqualification for Admission :
9.15.1 After the cut off date no candidate will be allowed change the subject, college or institution. In
any case mutual transfer shall not be allowed during the Course. If such a case comes to the notice of the
Competent Authority/concerned University, admission of the concerned students shall be cancelled and
the Institution encouraging such an activity will be black listed. Those Candidates who are selected and
do not take admission within the stipulated time or cancel their admission will not be held eligible for
subsequent rounds of admission.
9.15.2. Those candidates who cancel their admission before the cutoff date or do not take admission
with in the stipulated time period after being allotted a seat shall be eligible to appear for PGA-CET of
the next year. But those who cancel their admission after the cut off date or any time during the PG
course shall not be eligible to appear for PGA-CET for 3 subsequent years.
9.15.3. A candidate who has already taken admission to PG Course in the State of Maharashtra will not
be eligible to apply for any vacant seats after the cut off date in Govt / Govt. aided Ayurved College
situated in State of Maharashtra.
9.15.4. Respective University shall take the decision regarding granting of the term of selected
candidates. The selection of a candidate by the Competent Authority at a later date does not place any
onus to accord approval for grant of term.
10. PAYMENT OF FEES
10.1 The fee for the course should be paid at the respective college. The fee for Government and
Govt. Aided will be as per Annexure “B”.
10.2. STIPEND – Residency scheme is applicable only to Government colleges in M.D
(Ayu.)/M.S. (Ayu.) COURSES ONLY
10.3. Stipend shall be paid to the candidates admitted in Govt Colleges according to their merit and
sanctioned stipend as per Govt. Resolution M.E.& D.D No.AMC_-2100/257/CR-62/2000/Edu-2, dated
7-6-2001 and Govt. Resolution M.E.& D.D No.PGA_-1006/CR-365/06/Edu-2, dated 5-11-2007 for 36
months from the date of admission in the M.D (Ayu.)/M.S. (Ayu.) or up to the declaration of final M.D
(Ayu.)/M.S. (Ayu.) result whichever is earlier. In case the candidate fails in first year M.D (Ayu.)/M.S.
(Ayu.) examination his/her stipend shall be discontinued till he/she pass first year M.D (Ayu.)/M.S.
10.3.1 If the Candidate completes his/her 36 months before appearing for Final M.D./M.S Examination
in such a circumstances the candidate has to work regularly in the department till the declaration of Final
results, even though he/she is not paid stipend because he/she has completed 36 months.
10.4. The candidate once is awarded M.D. (Ayu.)/M.S.(Ayu) or any PG Degree shall not be entitled
for stipend in any case.
10.5. Stipend shall not be given to any candidate taking admission through PGA-CET 2014 for
P.G.Diploma Courses irrespective of whether they take admission in Govt or in Govt aided
10.6. REFUND OF FEES
REFUND OF FEES AFTER CANCELLATION OF ADMISSION
The candidate who has confirmed his/her admission may cancel admission by submitting an
application and may request for the refund of fees. The refund of fees to candidates admitted in the
college shall be made after deduction as under:
Sr.No. Period of cancellation
Before the date of the second round
Before the date of the third or fourth round
After the cut off date
20% of the remitted amount
40% of the remitted amount
All deposits should be refunded in full.
10.6.2 REFUND OF FEES BY THE COLLEGE AFTER CHANGE OF COLLEGE.
If the candidate gets a change of the college during the selection process the deduction of fees
shall be as follows :
After the second round.
After completion of the third round
After the cut-off date
Rs.1000/-(Rs. One thousand only)
Rs.2000/-(Rs. Two thousand only)
The Dean./Principals of the colleges shall be responsible for making refund of the fees, on
production of necessary documents from the concerned Competent Authority.
If the candidate expires or becomes invalid within 90 days from the date of admission, no
deduction shall be made.
11. FINALITY OF SELECTION
11.1. The selections made by the Competent Authority as per this procedure are final, and will be
binding on the candidates.
11.2. Request for mutual transfer is not permissible. Such requests will not be entertained.
12. CONDUCT AND DISCIPLINE
12.1. The candidates admitted in any other subjects other than clinical subjects through this process
shall have to compulsorily work in the clinical departments as Residents/House Officers/Registrar for at
least two years. All these Ayurvedic Colleges where the strength of Postgraduate students in Clinical
Subjects is less, it shall remain the prerogative of the Dean/ Principal of the Institute to utilize the
services of such Postgraduate Degree Students of Non-clinical subjects for Clinical Departments even
for the third year. Dean's / Principal's decision in this regard shall remain final. Candidates selected for
clinical subjects will have to work as Residents/House officer or Registrar, in the same subject for the
full term of three years or till the completion of his PG Course, which ever is later. If this rule is not
followed, it would result in cancellation of candidate’s registration to PG Course. All Diploma
candidates shall have to essentially work in Clinical Departments for a period of one year.
12.2. For PG Courses, in-service candidates shall be treated on par with other students for their work
in the hospitals and shall undergo appropriate allied experience.
12.3 A candidate admitted to any Post-graduate Ayurved Course will not be allowed to work in any
other institute or will not be allowed to work as a medical practitioner in his own /private/aided/ nonaided or any other type of dispensary or hospital or any other institute. In service persons e.g. Teachers,
In-service Medical Personnel and Medical Officers attached to Ayurved Colleges or Medical Officers
serving in Directorate of Health Services will have to be relieved either on Deputation or on long term
leave from their regular services for joining the Post-graduate Ayurved Courses. The Dean.s/Principals
should specifically see that no such candidate is admitted unless he/she is relieved from his regular
duties and possesses a Deputation Letter as appended in the Annexure ‘G’. Only the teachers, who are
admitted to Post-graduate Ayurved Courses in the same institution, where they regularly teach the same
subject, need not be relieved from their regular duties.
The registration once granted is only valid if the respective Postgraduate Guide and the
Dean./Principal are satisfied about regularity, diligent persuasion of studies by the student as well as
good conduct. An absence of 2 months or above from the Institution with out assigning any genuine and
satisfactory reason would automatically amount to cancellation of the registration of the candidate to PG
Course. The concerned Dean./Principals shall take such decision and simultaneously communicate to the
concerned university and also to the Competent Authority.
12.4. The student while studying in the Postgraduate Ayurveda Courses, if found indulging in
antinational activities, unlawful activities or ragging in any form, contrary to the provisions of Acts and
Law enforced by Government, will be liable to be expelled from the college by the Dean./Principal of
12.5. Failure of the candidate in making full and correct statements in the application form and/or
suppression of any information would lead to disqualification of the candidate, even at later date. Such
a candidate will be debarred from the entire selection process.
12.6. It is responsibility of every candidate to submit proper documents. Any attempt to submit
documents, which are not genuine, will lead to cancellation of the admission of the candidate, forfeiture
of the fees, deposits and expulsion of the candidate from the college by the Competent Authority or by
his Authorized official. The name of such candidate/s shall be deleted from the PGA-CET Merit List
and he/she will not be eligible for further rounds of the selection process and will be debarred from the
selection process. If deemed fit even criminal proceeding may be initiated by the Competent Authority
against such candidates/their parents.
12.7. Pursuant to orders in W.P. (Civil) No. 656 of 1999, Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, has
directed the Department of Human resources Development and Education, Govt. of India, to take all
necessary steps to curb the menace of ragging and take severe action against the students involved in
12.8. As per the provisions of Maharashtra Act XXXIII known as “Maharashtra Prohibition of ragging
Act of 1999”, students indulging in ragging can be punished under the Act resulting in suspension,
expulsion from the college and imprisonment.
12.9. Any candidate responsible for lapse of post graduate ayurved seat by any reason given in Annexure F
or otherwise will have to pay penalty of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees Two Lacs Only) to the Competent
Authority & Director, Directorate of AYUSH, Mumbai before being relieved form concerned college.
The penalty amount of Rs. 2,00,000/- (Rupees two lacs only) should be deposited/paid to the PLA account
of the Competent Authority & Director, Directorate of AYUSH, Mumbai. Any such candidate will not be
eligible for appearing at succeeding three PGA-CET i.e. PGA-CET 2015, 2016 & 2017 exams. Competent
Authority shall reimburse the fees loss (only tuition fees) of the concerned college if the same is claimed.
If any candidate cancels his admission on medical grounds, he shall not be liable to pay the penalty amount
subject to verification and approval of the same by the Medical Board constituted by the Government.
Any issue not dealt here in above will be dealt with, when arising, fully and finally by the
competent authority. Any amendments made by Government of Maharashtra from time to time
will be implemented.
ANNEXURE - A
CONSTITUTIONAL RESERVATIONS (BC)
1. Following seats are reserved for categories detailed below. Selection will be made strictly on the basis
of merit within each category. Constitutional reservation shall be available for candidates of
Maharashtra State only.
2. Out of the seats at the disposal of Competent Authority, seats reserved for Backward Classes are as
A) Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism (SC) 13.0 percent
B) Scheduled Tribes including those living outside specified areas (ST) 7.0 Percent
C) Vimukta Jati (VJ- A)
D) Nomadic Tribes (NT- B)
E) Nomadic Tribes (NT- C)
F) Nomadic Tribes (NT- D)
G) Other Backward Classes (OBC) ( Including SBC )19.0 percent
Total 50.0 percent
Candidates belonging to categories of Backward Classes stated at (A) to (G) will be required to
submit the Caste/Tribe Validity Certificate.
3. The Caste/Tribe validity Certificate Issuing Authorities are as follows :
a) Candidates belonging to the Backward Classes stated at (A), (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) will
be required to submit the Caste Validity Certificate duly issued by the respective Divisional
Caste Scrutiny Committee at Navi Mumbai, Nashik, Nagpur, Amravati, Pune and
b) Candidates belonging to the Backward Classes stated at (B), will be required to submit the
Caste Validity Certificate duly issued by Commissioner/ Joint Commissioner, Tribal
Research & Training Institute Region i.e. Thane, Pune, Nashik, Nagpur, Aurangabad and
* The candidate should have claimed the constitutional reservation in the original application form.
The candidate claiming constitutional reservation must submit caste validity certificate at the time of
counseling, failing which the category claim will not be granted. such candidates will be considered
as Open merit candidates.
4. NON-CREAMY LAYER
A candidate belonging to ‘Creamy Layer’ amongst the categories (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) must note
that the provision of reservation is NOT applicable to him/her. A candidate claiming benefit of
reservation under the categories (C), (D), (E), (F) and (G) above will be required to produce NonCreamy Layer Certificate in the name of parent as per Annexure-A as specified in the Government
resolution No. CBC 10/2006/CR-15/MVK-5, dated 30th June, 2006. Such category candidates who do
not have Non-creamy Layer Certificate at the time counseling will be considered as open merit
candidate. The certificate should be issued on or after 1st April 2014.
5. The selection against these seats so reserved shall be exclusive of the selection of candidate of these
categories in open merit category.
The seats remaining vacant from the categories (A) to (G) will be filled in,
a) From among the candidates of the same category by Inter-se State merit. If the seats still
remain vacant, then the seats will be filled,
b) From among the candidates of their respective group where the vacancies exist, by inter-se
State merit. The groups are as follows :
Group - I )
i) Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Caste converts to Buddhism (S. C.)
ii) Scheduled Tribes including those living out –side specified area (S. T.)
Group - II)
i) Vimukta Jati (V. J.- A)
ii) Nomadic Tribes (N. T. -B)
Group - III) i) Nomadic Tribes (N. T. -C)
ii) Nomadic Tribes (N. T. -D)
iii) Other Backward Classes (O. B. C.) ( Including SBC )
c) If the seats still remain vacant then the seats will be filled, from among the candidates of
categories (A) to (G) where the vacancies exist, by inter -se State Merit.
d) If the seat still remain vacant then the seat will be filled from among the candidates of the
Common Merit List of the Inter-se state merit.
Applicants belonging to SBC
N.B. : Hon’ble High Court, Mumbai has stayed admission to SBC category and therefore,
vide Government circular from Social Welfare, Culture, Affair and Sports Department No. CBC1095/WS/264/BCD-5 dated 24 th October, 1995. The persons belonging to Special Backward Class
(SBC) are to be considered as OBC candidates and such candidates have to produce non creamy
layer certificate accordingly.
ANNEXURE - B
Fees : - The fee for Government And Government Aided Ayurved Colleges is as below as
per Government Resolution No.AMC-1007/628/ CR.148/07/Edu-2, Dated 01 March, 2011
(subject to revision by the Govt. )
Following Table shows the Fee payable on admission to M.D/M.S & Diploma
Type of College
Govt. / Govt. Aided
Amount For Merit seats
Rs.15,000/- per year
( Tuition fee will be increase by 10% per
year till the revision by Govt.)
Development fund -
Admission fees -
Rs.1,500/- at the time of admission only
Gymkhana fees -
Rs.500/- per year
Rs.4,000/- per year
Library Caution Money Rs.2,000/deposit Library Fee
Rs.1,000/- per year
ANNEXURE - C
List of Postgraduate Colleges
M.D. (Ayu.) /M.S. (Ayu.) or P.G.Diploma (Ayu.) courses
R.A.Podar Medical College (Ayu.), Worli, Mumbai.
Tilak Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Pune
Ashtang Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Pune.
Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Nashik.
Smt. K.G.Mittal Punarvasu Ayurved Medical College, Mumbai.
Government A yurved College, Osmanabad
Government A yurved College, Nanded.
Sheth C. M. Aryangla Vaidyak Mahavid yalaya, Satara.
Sheth Govindji Ravji Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Solapur.
Vidarbha A yurved Mahavid yalaya, Amravati.
Shri RadhaKrishna Toshniwal Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Akola.
D. M. M. Ayurved Mahavid yala ya, Yavatmal.
Government A yurved College, Nagpur.
Shri A yurved Mahavid yala, Nagpur.
Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Sion, Mumbai.
ANNEXURE – D
List of Original Documents required for Verification
(And also As per Rule No. 7 )
Nationality or Valid Passport
Certificate of Age (S.S.C. Passing Certificate)
First to Final Year B.A.M.S. All mark sheets
Internship Completion Certificate
MCIM Registration Certificate
a. Caste Certificate
b. Caste Validity Certificate
c. Non-Creamy Layer Certificate for VJ-A, NT-B, NT-C, NT-D, OBC
d. No Objection Certificate
Personnel and M.O. (DHS)
e. Physically Handicapped Certificate.
f. Deputation letter for Teachers, In-service Medical Personnel and M.O.
ANNEXURE - E
LIST OF SUBJECTS OFFERED FOR POSTGRADUATE DEGREE & DIPLOMA
COURSES IN AYURVEDA
( Allottment of candidates to respective institution will depend on the permission for
M.D. (Ayu) / M.S. (Ayu) / Diploma from Department of AYUSH)
Ayurved Samhitas –
M. D. (Ayu)
(a) Charak Samhita
(b) Sushruta Samhita
(c) Vagbhat Samhita
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
Agadtantra avum Vidhi Vaidyaka
M. D. (Ayu)
Rog Nidan avum Vikriti Vigyan
M. D. (Ayu)
Chhaya avum Vikiran Vigyan
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
Shalya Tantra – Samanya
M. S. (Ayu)
Shalya Tantra – Kshar Karma avum Anushastra Karma
M. S. (Ayu)
Shalakya Tantra – Netra Roga
M. S. (Ayu)
Shalakya Tantra – Shiro-Nasa- Karna avum Kantha Roga
M. S. (Ayu)
Shalakya Tantra – Danta avum Mukha Roga
M. D. (Ayu)
Prasuti Tantra avum Stri Roga
M. S. (Ayu)
Kaumar Bhritya – Bala Roga
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
M. D. (Ayu)
Abbreviation and English
Department under which the
subject course in included
Diploma in Panchakarma
Diploma in Kshar Karma
D. Kshar Karma
Diploma in Ayurvedic
Pharmaceutics – Ras Shastra &
D. Ras Shastra and
Rasashastra and Bhaishajya
Diploma in Ayurvedic Cosmetology
& skin Disease (Rod lkSUn;Z ,oa
D. Dermatology (Ay.)
Diploma in Ayurvedic Dietetics
D.N. (Ay.) [Diploma in
Diploma in Swasthavritta and
D.P.H. (Ay.) [Diploma in
Diploma in Prasuti & Striroga
[Diploma in Obstetrics and
Prasuti & Striroga Department
Diploma in Balroga
[Diploma in Pediatrics-Ay.]
Diploma in Dravyaguna
D. Pharmacognosy (Ay.)
Diploma in Manasik Swasthya
D.P.M. (Ay.) [Diploma in
Diploma in Netra Roga Vigyan
Diploma in Rasayan and Vajikaran
Diploma and Ayurveedic
[Diploma in Anesthesiology
Diploma in Chhaya evam Vikiran
[Diploma in Raio-diagnosis
Shalya / Rog Nidan Department
Marma evam Asthi Chikitsa
D. Ortho (Ay.) [Diploma in
Rog Nidan Vidhi (Diagnostic
[Diploma in Clinical
Pathology – Ay.}
Rog Nidan Department
ANNEXURE - F
I __________________________ s/o
hereby declare that I have not taken admission in M. D. (Ay)/M.S. (Ay) & Diploma
Courses in any of the Government or Govt. aided Ayurvedic Colleges in
Maharashtra in last three years. Further I also declare that I have not cancelled my
admission after the cut off date in last three years.
Signature of the candidate
ANNEXURE - G
Proforma for Deputation Letter
This is to certify that Vaidya/Mr./Mrs./Miss ____________
is being deputed/being sent on study leave
and relieved of his/her duties in this Institute for a period of 3
years vide our office order no. ____________________ dated
________ to undertake his Postgraduate studies in Ayurved for
which he/she has been selected by PGA-CET 2014. Further
certified that his undertaking this M.D. (Ayu.) /M.S. (Ayu.) &
Diploma (Ayu.) course will not affect the functioning of the
Institute/Office. I am fully aware that he/she will have to be in
the Institute where he takes admission for a full time study.
Signature & Seal
ANNEXURE - H
‘No Objection from the Institutions /Organization’
in case of In-service candidates
( This NOC should be given strictly to those whom the
Institution can relieve for PG studies under the existing rules)
Vaidya/Mr./Mrs./Miss _______________________ attends to the
Selection Process for PGA CET 2014 for admission to M. D.
(Ayu.) / M.S. (Ayu.) & Diploma (Ayu.) Courses. If selected for
admission, the Institution will send him/her on deputation/study
leave for a minimum period of three years or till the completion of
his Postgraduate Course, which ever is later. The Institute/College
shall not be affected by his absence if he undertakes this course.
Signature & Seal
Important Note : Defaulting institution will have to pay to the Government all
the expenses relating to any court matter in this regard. Similarly, a processing
charge of Rs.10,000/- will be levied on the Grant-in-aid College, if they do not
relieve the Candidate who has been given the No Objection Certificate by the
Institution after the selection of the candidate.
ANNEXURE - I
Marks Verification Form PGA-CET 2014
APPLICATION FOR VERIFICATION OF MARKS
NAME AND ADDRESS OF CANDIDATE
(WITH TEL. No. & FAX No. & Email)
PGA-CET ROLL NO
STATE MERIT NO.
DEMAND DRAFT NO
AMOUNT RS. 1000/- DRAWN ON
DIRECTOR OF AYUSH, MAHARASHTRA STATE, MUMBAI,
PAYABLE AT MUMBAI
NAME OF THE BANK
SIGNATURE OF THE CANDIDATE
FOR OFFICE USE ONLY
FORWARDED TO THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY MUMBAI FOR NECESSARY ACTION
DATE:TIME:SIGNATURE & SEAL OF THE PRINCIPAL/DEAN
NAME AND SIGNATURE
NAME AND SIGNATURE
----------------------------------------------------------------- Cut here ---------------------------------------------------------ACKNOWLEDGMENT
RECEIVED APPLICATION FOR VERIFICATION OF MARKS ALONG WITH DEMAND
DRAFT OF RS. 1000/- FROM MR./MS_____________________________________________
PGA-CET ROLL No________________ STATE MERIT No___________________
SIGNATURE OF RECEIVING OFFICER WITH STAMP.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
1) Candidate must preserve the Receipt of application form online generated
on website and Admit Card and bring to the examination hall and produce
the same on demand by invigilator / supervisor.
2) Candidates should occupy the seat in the examination hall at least thirty
(30) minutes before the commencement of the examination.
3) Details, such as seat number, question paper booklet number and version
code number must be entered carefully on the answer sheet. The answer
sheet no. & the seat no. must be entered carefully on the Question Booklet.
4) Under any circumstances, no candidate will be allowed to enter the
examination hall after 10.00 a.m.
5) No candidate will be allowed to leave the examination hall till the end of
6) All entries on answer sheet must be made only in Black ballpoint Pen.
7) If the candidates feels that there is an ambiguity in any of the questions, it
must be reported in the prescribed Ambiguity Reporting Form ( ARF ) that
can be procured only from the supervisor of the examination hall and must be
submitted before leaving the examination hall. No complaints regarding
ambiguity of questions/ answers shall be entertained thereafter in any case.
8) Photograph on application from and Receipt cum-Identity card should be
9) Please note that issue of admit card is just an enabling provision for
application PGA-CET 2014 and does not imply that the candidate satisfies all
the requirements of eligibility conditions of admission.
10) Please quota your application form number in further correspondence.