BHU Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)] / Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] Entrance Exam 2014 - Banaras Hindu University, Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) has a Faculty of Ayurveda. The Faculty of Ayurveda runs graduate and postgraduate level degree/ diploma courses. For admission in this Institute, BHU Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)] / Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] exam is conducted. This examination is also known as IMS BHU MD (Ay) / MS (Ay) Entrance Exam.
Distribution of Seats (According to Subject)
GEN 1, OBC 1
Kayachikitsa (Mano Vigyan evam Manas Roga)
Prasuti Tantra Avam Stree Roga
GEN 1, OBC 1
GEN 1, ST 1
Shalakya Tantra Netra Roga
Roga Nidana evam Vikrati Vigyana
SC 1, OBC 1
*PC: Horizontal reservation for one seat
Note : The distribution of Seats mentioned above is for the year- 2010. It is meant for indicative purpose.
Reservation of Seats
5% supernumerary seats are reserved for foreign nationals subject to maximum of two.
One seat in each PG Discipline will be available under the supernumerary category.
Sponsored category: Candidates working in government, Quasi government institution or government Ayurvedic Colleges recognized by the CCIM will be considered under sponsored category.
Supernumerary categories: Sponsored, foreign nationals and the candidates with MBBS degree will be treated under supernumerary category.
Physically Challenged (PC): Reservation for orthopedically disabled candidates would be as per government of India (MCI) regulations.
BHU Entrance Exam Eligibility
The candidate holding B.A.M.S. or equivalent degree recognized by BHU and CCIM (Central Council of Indian Medicine).
The candidate holding M.B.B.S. degree recognized by MCI (Medical Council of India).
The candidate should have passed H.Sc. (Biology) or equivalent to 10+2 (Biology) examination recognized by BHU.
All the candidates (except M.B.B.S.) must have qualified with Sanskrit as one of the subject in Intermediate or equivalent examination or as a part of BAMS examination recognized by Banaras Hindu University.
The candidate must have completed minimum 12 months Internship ( 4 ½ years B.A.M.S. Course) / 6 months Internship (5 years BAMS Course) by the stipulated time after passing the final professional / Final year examination.
The maximum age limit for the General and OBC candidates will be 35 years on 31st july, of the specified year. (relaxed up to 5 years in case of SC/ST candidates).
No maximum age limit for the sponsored candidates.
In case of the foreign nationals the degree must have approval of the CCIM or MCI as equivalent to the corresponding examination of admission.
Temporary registration as medical practitioner of foreign nationals is essential. CCIM or MCI should approve their registration valid for study period.
The candidates who have already obtained Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)]/Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] degree from any institution are not be eligible to appear in the Entrance Test.
How to apply for BHU Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)] / Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] Exam?
Aspiring candidates can apply by following the given directions
Application Form for this Medical Entrance Exam can be downloaded from BHU website - www.bhu.ac.in or IMS website - www.imsbhu.nic.in.
Application Form can also be obtained from the office of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi on submission of a Demand Draft of Rs.1600(Rs.1000in case of SC/ST) in favour of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, payable at Varanasi along with two self addressed slips (06 X 10cm) by Post on or before April.
Application Form can also be obtained on cash payment of requisite fee at counter of office of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi or submission of a Demand Draft in favour of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, payable at Varanasi, between February-April.
Note : Dates above mentioned are provisonal and subject to change.
Submission of Application Forms
The application form completed in all respects including photographs and attested thumb impression should reach the office of the Director, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi-221005 on or before the specified time. by 5.00 PM.
The envelope containing the application should be superscribed “Application For Ayurveda Vachaspati [MD (Ay)] / Ayurveda Dhanwantari [MS (Ay)] Course”.
Advance photocopy, Fax or E-Mail copies of the application will not be accepted.
Duly completed application must be accompanied with a Demand Draft of Rs.1200 (Rs.900 for Sc and ST) drawn on a nationalized bank and payable at Varanasi in favour of Director, IMS, BHU.
Fee paid for Entrance Test is not refundable / transferable or reserved for future.
Foreign Nationals should submit their application with all necessary documents including recent duly attested passport size photograph, citizenship certificate, Student Visa for the full duration of the course routed through the respective Embassy/Indian Council for Cultural Relation/Ministry of External Affairs (in case of self financing candidates), Govt. of India, New Delhi to reach office of the Director, IMS, BHU latest in July (date mentioned in the respective years form).
They should fulfil the requirements and all requisitions including AIDS free medical certificate formulated by the Govt. of India from time to time at the time of application.
Foreign Nationals are exempted from entrance test.
BHU Entrance Exam Syllabus
BHU Entrance Exam will consists of question from the relevant subjects studied at Graduation level.
BHU Entrance Exam Pattern
There shall be one paper consisting 180 multiple choice questions from all the specialities including modern counterpart of Ayurvedic specialities. The duration of test will be 2½ hrs.
There will be a separate paper for M.B.B.S. graduate.
3 marks will be awarded for every correct answer and one (1) mark will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
The qualifying marks are 50 percentage of aggregate for general, OBC, sponsored and M.B.B.S. category (40% in case of SC/ST candidates).
No Scrutiny/Revaluation of the answer book of the entrance test shall be allowed on any ground.
BHU Entrance Exam Dates
This Ayurveda PG Entrance Exam is held in last week of June.
BHU Entrance Exam Test Centres
The Examination is conducted only in the campus of BHU, Varanasi.
IMS BHU Selection Process
The candidates will be selected for admission based on merit in the written entrance test.
Separate merit list will be prepared amongst all the categories i.e. (i) General (ii) SC (iii) ST (iv) PC (v) OBC (vi) Sponsored and (vii) M.B.B.S
In case of equal marks at the test the inter-se-ranking of the candidates shall be determined in the following order:
Percentage of aggregate of marks obtained by the candidates in B.A.M.S./M.B.B.S. (Final) examination.
Total aggregate marks obtained in all the professional examinations (1st to Final year/Prof.).
Number of failures during the course of undergraduate study (B.A.M.S./M.B.B.S.).
Percentage of Marks obtained in I.Sc.(Biology) or 10+2 (Biology) or equivalent examination.
If the marks at the above also happen to be the same, the date of birth would be the basis i.e. the candidate senior in the age would rank higher.
Roll number of selected candidates ONLY will be published and displayed on the web site (www.bhu.ac.in / www.imsbhu.nic.in) and they will also be informed individually by Registered post by the Institute.
Selected candidates will have to appear before the admission committee for counselling.
The subject will be decided at the time of counselling according to merit index of entrance test only, subject to the availability of seats.
Selected candidates will have to execute a bond on non-judicial stamp paper of Rs.100 (to be purchased from Varanasi or any district of State of Uttar Pradesh only) at the time of joining the course.
Private practice of any kind shall not be permissible during the entire duration of the course.