By Wednesday, the Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) sought clarifications from 231 candidates it found to have applied for admission to MBBS and BDS courses under the state quota of Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Haryana and others besides Punjab.
The University has released the list of 231 candidates who have applied in non-Punjab State for residency benefit for admission under NEET-UG.
In a notification, the Medical University said that it has noticed that many candidates who have applied for allotment of seats who are bona fide residents of Punjab as per Clause 11 of the Punjab Government notification and as per the clarification issued on October 14 are also applied under state quota of other states namely Haryana, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, UP etc. for admission to MBBS/BDS courses under NEET-UG 2022.
BFUHS registrar dr. Nirmal Ouseppachan said that according to the directions of the Supreme Court and the National Medical Commission (NMC), the result of the first round of state counseling should be declared by November 2.
“Therefore, as per the regulations, the result of the state counseling round under NEET UG-2022 will be declared on Wednesday. However, the results of the candidates from the attached list will be withheld and will not be announced on November 2 unless and until they submit a declaration as given in Annexure 1,” he added.
“The details of the candidates in the list are those whose names the university has learned have also applied for admission to MBBS or BDS courses for the academic session 2022 in other states other than the state of Punjab. Therefore, a last chance is given to explain their position on this issue and submit a statement by Wednesday by 5 pm via email to [email protected]. Otherwise, their candidature for the state quota seat in Punjab will not be entertained. Any statement submitted after the specified time will not be considered,” Ouseppachan said.
In the declaration form, candidates should submit that they have applied for state quota in Punjab only and inform the university if their name is wrong in the list.