MBBS Counselling in Lakshadweep

Important Dates of Admissions for Central Pool Seats:

Availability of online application form : To Be Announced
Seat allocation : TBA
Admission: TBA

Note: Dates of the Counselling are tentative and are liable to change. Candidates are advised to check official website (lakedn.utl.gov.in) regularly for updates.

MBBS Seats - Rules for selection of Candidates for MBBS seats - Allocated by Govt. of India under Center Pool Scheme

The basic criterion for selection of candidates shall be NEET merit list.

The total number of seats will be distributed among the candidates according to the rank list prepared proportionately according to the population in the union territory as specified below.

45% of the total seat (or the nearest whole number: 5 seats if the total alloted seats are 10) are reserved for candidates belonging to the scheduled tribes of Lakshadweep.

The remaining 55% (or the nearest whole number: 5 seats if the total alloted seats are 10) will be considered open merit seats and will be alloted as follows.

45% (or the nearest whole number: 4 seats if the total alloted seats are 10) exclusively for the natives of Lakshadweep.

10% (or the nearest whole number, subject to a minimum of 1 seat) for the wards of non-islanders as explained in para 3.3.3 and 3.3.4.

The allotment from the rank list will be made in the following priority.

1. 45% to the open merit rank holders out of the native island candidates, in the order of their merit
2. 45% to the rank holders out of schedule tribe candidates of the islands, in the order of their merit (only a single merit list will be prepared in respect of category (1) and (2) above.
3. 10% to the top non-islander candidate in the order of merit (for which a separate list will be prepared)

In the case of tie the marks obtained the candidate who is senior in age will be considered first for allotment.

Wait list will also be prepared in the two categories separately of natives and non-islanders for any possible vacant seat (s) for the year.

The eligibility conditions to appear in the entrance examination will be as follows

Strictly according to the eligibility conditions prescribed by the Govt. of India/State Govt./ the respective medical college to which the candidates are alloted. (the conditions will be published at the time of inviting applications as in para 7.0.0)

Candidates who have passed the qualifying examination in more than two attempts will not be eligible.

Candidates should belong to one of the following categories For seats alloted to islanders:

Eligible candidates in the category of scheduled tribes of Lakshadweep

Applicants who are natives of Lakshadweep and / or whose at least one parent belongs to the U.T of Lakshadweep.
For seats alloted to the non-islanders:

Wards of employees of Lakshadweep Administration, wards of employees of such organisations which are working for an /or under Lakshadweep Administration and wards of central government employees working in the islands provided the employee has been working for a minimum period of 2 years. Also provided that the wards shall have studied in the islands for a minimum period of 2 years and also passed the qualifying examination through a school/college in Lakshadweep. This includes wards of such employees retiring from service in the same academic year. Not withstanding the above in the case an employee working in an office of Lakshadweep Administration on the mainland, the above condition of having studied for 2 years and having passed the qualifying examination through a school/college in Lakshadweep shall not apply.

‘Ward’ means only son (s) , daughter (s) legally adopted son (s) and daughter (s)

Selection examination and preparation of merit list:
The selection examination will be held either by department of education or by any established agency (approved by the Administration) briefed and engaged by the department on its behalf. If any agency is engaged, it will conduct the selection examination, evaluate the answer sheet, prepare the merit list (both open and reserved) as directed by the department and forward the merit list to the department with in the stipulated time. Only those applications fulfilling all the eligibility conditions, complete in all respects and submitted by the prescribed last date will be considered for the selection examination. Any attempt to influence the functioning of the selection processs in any way, or any misconduct or malpractices during the selection examination will disqualify the candidate from being considered for selection.

In case a selected candidate does not accept the offer or fails to join the college by the prescribed date, his nomination will be treated as cancelled and the vacancy will be offered to the candidate on the respective waiting list strictly in the order of merit, keeping in view the admission requirements of the Medical College concerned.

No relaxation will be given in the matter of age limits.(minimum or maximum)

Each year notice inviting applications for the selection Examination will be issued by the Director of Education

The selection of candidates will be made by a Board constituted under the orders of the Administrator, who will be required to submit their recommendation for acceptance by the Administrator well in time.The recommendation of the committee for the acceptance of the nominations shall be treated as final unless ordered differently by the Administrator at any given time.

The privilege of being nominated/ sponsored by the Union Territory Administration to a professional course will be extended to a candidate only once and he/she will not be considered for another professional course of study once he/she has availed of the opportunity.

In the event of the of the student leaving/ changing the course of study he/she is liable to pay the amount of expenditure incurred on him, other damages, etc. as decided by the Administrator.

The selected candidates will be required to execute a bond at the time of admission to serve in lakshadweep for a minimum period of 5 years if reqired by the Administration (within six months of his/her successful completion of the course).

If one fails to work in the Administration, he/she is liable to pay the amount for damages, expenditure incurred on him, interest on the amount etc. as may be decided by the Administrator.

Appellate Authority on any matters connected with the selection and nomination of candidates will be the Administrator and the decision of the Administrator shall be final.

These rules shall come into effect from the 1st of june,1997.

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