WBPGMAT 2012 ( West Bengal Post Graduate Medical Admission Test) is scheduled on Sunday 22.01.2012 (12 noon to 2.40 p.m.)
The full information booklet is available at http://thewbuhs.net/WPGMAT-2012_2011_11_16_10_19_21_449.pdf
You can apply online at West Bengal University of Health Sciences at this URL http://thewbuhs.net/WBUHS.aspx
Update : For Results, see WBUHS – West Bengal Post Graduate Medical Admission Test (WBPGMAT) (WBPGDAT) 2012 Results
Related : WBPGDAT 2012 West Bengal Post Graduate Dental Admission Test 22.01.2012
The Important Dates / Post Graduate Admission schedule for 2012 regarding WBPGMAT-2012 and DIH-DPH- DMCW Entrance Test-2012
- Forms to be submitted Online in www.thewbuhs.net between 15.11.2011 – 7.12.2011.
- Submission of print-copy of forms at W.B. University of Health Sciences (except Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays) 16.11.2011 to 09.12.2011 (11.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.)
- Print-copies will not be received in the office of the WBUHS in person after 12.12.2011. However print-copies sent by Speed/ Registered post will be received up to 14.12.2011, provided the Bankers’ cheque/ Demand Draft is purchased on or before 07.12.2011.
- Admit card dispatch by post 29.12.2011 onwards
- If admit card is not received by 15 .01.2012, candidate is requested to inform by e-mail address :firstname.lastname@example.org mentioning name, serial number of application form and mobile number.
- Duplicate Admit Card will be available, if necessary
- For WBGMAT : 20.01.2012 to 21.01.2012 (11.30 a.m. To 4.00 p.m.)
- For DPH/DIH/DMCW and MPH : 27.01.2012 to 28.01.2012 (11.30 a.m. To 4.00 p.m.)
- Date of Admission Test
- WBPGMAT : On Sunday 22.01.2012 (12 noon to 2.40 p.m.)
- DPH/DIH/DMCW and MPH : On Sunday 29.01.2012 (12 noon to 1.20 p.m.)
- Declaration of result
- WBPGMAT On or before 12.02.2012
- DPH/DIH/DMCW and MPH On or before 14.02.2012
- Date of submission of attested copies, verification of original documents and Counseling : To be notified in www.thewbuhs.net on or before 1.03.2012
- Session to start from 02.05.2012
THE WEST BENGAL UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
DD – 36, Sector – I, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 064
Website: www.thewbuhs.org and www.thewbuhs.net
Memo no.OG/UHS/1589/2011 dt. 14.11.2011
Regulations for Admission to Post Graduate Degree and Diploma Courses in
The Executive Council approved the regulations and conduction of examination and counseling as per
1. Jurisdiction of the University and General Information regarding seats.
1.1. Admission to the seats other than the seats mentioned in 1.2, 1.3 and 1.4 below in the affiliated
Institutions of The West Bengal University of Health Sciences in different Post Graduate Medical
Courses shall be made on the basis of the inter se merit lists of two ‘Categories’ (Open and Govt.
Sponsored) and ‘Status’ [General, Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Physically
Challenged (PC) ] of candidates appearing in the West Bengal Post Graduate Medical Admission
Test Examination (WBPGMAT)-2012 to be conducted by the West Bengal University of Health
Sciences (WBUHS). The candidates sponsored only by the appropriate authorities of the Govt. of
West Bengal will be considered for the Government sponsored seats.
However , seats available in the ‘All India Institute in Public Health and Hygiene’( AIIPH&H) are
open to Other Backward Castes (OBC) in addition to General, SC, ST and PC candidates for both the
categories of candidates appearing in the West Bengal Post Graduate Medical Admission Test
subject to availability of communication from AIIPH&H.
1.2. In terms of the directives of the Supreme Court of India, admission to the ‘All India Quota’ seats,
which are to be specified by the DGHS, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of
India, is open to candidates selected through All India Post Graduate Medical Entrance Examination.
1.3. In terms of the directives of the High Court at Calcutta, admission to two seats, one each in two
disciplines in the IPGME&R is open to candidates nominated by ‘Rai Bahadur Sukhlall Chandanmull
Karnani Trust’, in the address 3, Synagogue Street, Kolkata 700001.Specification of two seats will
be intimated later on.
1.4. Admission to PG seats in the Command Hospital, Kolkata-700027, is open to candidates selected by
DGAFMS through Combined Admission Test conducted by DGAFMS. Admission to a certain
number of PG seats in the Command Hospital, Kolkata as specified by DGAFMS, shall be made
through WBPGMAT-2012. [Vide DME (WB) letter no. DME/ SPL. Correspondence/354, dt.
17.1.2007]. Such seats are reserved for Government sponsored candidates only. Exact number of
available seats at Command Hospital will be declared before counseling.
2. Eligibility criteria for the seats mentioned in 1.1 & 1.4
2.1.1. Open Seats: Citizens of India who have obtained the M.B.B.S degree from any University of
the State of West Bengal shall be eligible to apply for admission to the ‘Open seats’ of Post
Graduate Medical Degree and Diploma courses provided they have completed or are scheduled
to complete their rotating internship for one year on or before 31 March,2012. A candidate, who
is presently pursuing 12-month compulsory rotating internship after passing MBBS, can take up
WBPGMAT-2012, but s/he shall not be eligible for admission unless s/he has completed the
12-month compulsory rotating internship by 31March, 2012.
2.1.2. State Government Sponsored Seats: Citizen of India who have been in regular service with
the Health and Family Welfare Department, Government of West Bengal are authorized to
apply for State Sponsored Seats provided MBBS degree obtained by the candidate is
recognized by Medical Council of India and such candidates are sponsored by Government of
West Bengal. Candidates applying for such seats are to follow instruction in paragraph 6 of this
2.1.2.a. Candidate opting for Government Sponsored seat, before applying, must verify her/his eligibility
for Govt. sponsorship in accordance with the relevant Rules/Order of the State Health
Department, Govt. of West Bengal. Also, it is responsibility of the candidate to verify for which
PG courses s/he is eligible depending on length of Govt. service as specified in the relevant
Government Training Reserve Rules.
Such candidates are apprised that Orders from Government of West Bengal issued time to
time will be abided by the University for their eligibility and other associated issues.
2.1.2.b. Incentive marks as weightage in determining inter se merit for the in-service candidates as
per Post Graduate Medical Education (Amendment) Regulations, 2000 as amended by “
Postgraduate Medical ( Amendment) Regulations , 2009”( Notification issued vide no.
MCI.18(1)/2009-Med./51210 on 17 November, 2009) will be awarded subject to order
issued by the Department of Health and Family Welfare , Government of West Bengal.
2.1.2.c. After usual filling up online application and subsequent sending print copy of the
application along with bank draft as per guideline in para-2 of the ‘GENERAL
INSTRUCTIONS AND PROCEDURAL DIRECTIVES’, candidate is required to fill
‘Particulars of Service Rendered’ form ( Annexed with this booklet) and to ensure it to
be duly authenticated by the concerned authority who maintains his/her service book.
Such original authenticated document be submitted to the Appropriate Authority of the
Health and Family Welfare Department , designated for the purpose of validation and
declaring number of complete years for which service has been rendered in the remote and
difficult area positively and to submit to WBUHS by hand latest by 6th January, 2012.
For own sake, candidate will keep photocopies of such authenticated and validated record.
The Department has been approached for validation of Service Particulars.
Applicants may please note that the conditionality and criteria mentioned in this booklet may be
modified in case the Government in the Department of Health and Family Welfare issues orders or
amend existing orders with regard to policies on a) terms of reservation of seats for in –service
doctors, b) incentive for serving in areas notified by the Health and Family Welfare Department as
remote and difficult areas , c) penalty for leaving PG Courses in dearth subjects , d) modalities for
validation of “Particular of Service Rendered” and any other related issues pertaining to the
selection process for admission to PG Degree and Diploma courses between the period from of
uploading the booklet in the website of the West Bengal University of Health Science and
completion of Counseling. All applicants are to visit the University website at regular interval.
2.1.2.d. The reservation of PG Diploma seats will be strictly guided by PG Medical Education
Regulation 2000 duly amended vide no. MCI.18(1)/2009-Med.22653 dt. 21 July ,2009
2.1.3 Admission in the course in ‘Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)’ as conducted by All India
Institute of Hygiene and Public Health is open to candidates for both open and State
Government sponsored candidates who passed M.B.B.S from any recognised institution affiliated
with Medical Council of India
22.214.171.124 The choice regarding Category (either open or Govt.-sponsored seats) or Status ( general and
caste etc.), once exercised, cannot be subsequently changed. Option once exercised by the
candidate is final. Therefore, applicant will be very particular and cautious during filling of
2.2. Admission to the Post-Graduate Medical Degree and Diploma Courses will not be allowed unless the
candidates have got themselves registered either with the West Bengal Medical Council or with the
Medical Council of India. Candidates registered with other State Medical Councils will have to be
registered with WBMC/ MCI before admission.
2.3. A candidate already in possession of a Post Graduate Medical degree from any Indian University
shall not be permitted to apply for any Post Graduate Diploma in the same subject.
2.4. Candidate who is already pursuing any course in any Institution/University is not eligible for
admission till s/he completes the course or they are likely to complete the course within 30 April,
2012. However, candidate, pursuing any other course, is permitted to apply, but her/his candidature
will be considered during counseling only on production of certificate regarding course completion
on or before 30 April 2012 from the Head of the concerned Institution, or, on production of their
resignation letter from the course undertaken, duly countersigned and accepted by the appropriate
2.5. Fees for the P.G. Degree and Diploma Entrance Test are Rs. 1000 and the same for
DPH-DIH-DMCW and MPH is Rs. 750. Details regarding filling of on line application form and
procedure for submission of demand draft ( Paragrph 7.4 ) seen in GENERAL INSTRUCTION
AND PROCEDURAL DIRECTIVES. Candidates appearing at both the examinations are to
apply separately and fill up separate forms and submit documents including fees separately.
2.6 Candidate will follow meticulously instructions in i)General Instruction and Procedural Directives
and ii) Guidelines for submission of Application for filling up form.
3. Written test
3.1.1. A written test on the specified date will be conducted by the WBUHS, to prepare an inter se merit
list of different Categories/ Statuses of candidates including combined merit list seeking admission to
the Post-Graduate Medical Courses (except for DPH-DMCW-DIH-MPH courses). The question paper
of the written test shall be set in English and shall contain 200 single best response type Multiple Choice
Questions .The duration of the test will be 160 minutes.
3.1.2. A separate written test will be conducted by the WBUHS on a different date for admission to
DPH-DMCW-DIH-MPH courses conducted by All India Institute of Hygiene & Public Health, Kolkata
(AIIH&PH). The question paper of the written test shall be set in English and shall contain 100 single
best response type Multiple Choice Questions. The duration of the test will be 80 minutes.
3.2 Applicant will be provisionally allowed to appear in the written tests provided s/he has submitted an
application for the test(s) in the prescribed form within the last date and has fulfilled the eligibility criteria
outlined above and admit card will be issued on the basis of information and documents submitted by
3.3 For each correct response, 1 ( one) mark will be awarded. No mark will be deducted for
incorrect answer including multiple answers. No marks will be awarded for multiple answers. No
marks will be deducted for questions not attempted.
3.4.1. Candidates ( General and Physically Challenged) appearing for Post Graduate Degree/Diploma
course except DPH-DMCW-DIH-MPH) will have to secure a minimum of 100 marks in the written test
to qualify for empanelment in merit list. However, SC and ST candidates securing a minimum of 80
marks in the written test will qualify for empanelment in merit list.
Seats for Reserved Category in OBC ( non- creamy layers) are restricted to only AIIH&PH and
candidate has to secure 90 marks to qualify for empanelment , subject to availability of communication
from AIIH &PH
3.4.2. Candidates ( General and Physically Challenged Candidates) appearing for
DPH-DMCW-DIH-MPH courses will have to secure a minimum of 50 marks in the written test to qualify
for empanelment in merit list. However, OBC candidates securing 45 marks and SC and ST candidates
securing a minimum of 40 marks in the written test will also qualify for empanelment in merit list.
3.5. The tentative number of questions that would be set from different subjects in WBPGMAT (other
than DPH/DMCW/DIH/MPH) shall be as follows:
SUBJECT QUESTIONS SUBJECT QUESTIONS
Anatomy 10 Obstetrics &
Physiology 10 Paediatrics 10
Biochemistry 10 Orthopaedic 8
Pharmacology 10 Radio diagnosis and
8 ( 5+3)
Pathology 10 E.N.T 6
Community Medicine 10 Ophthalmology 6
6 Anaesthesiology 4
Forensic Medicine 5 Psychiatry 4
25 Dermatology 4
Surgery 25 Physical Medicine and
3.6 Questions for DIH-DPH-DMCW-MPH will be set from following subjects.
1. Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Screening
2.Nutrition and nutrition related problems,
3. RCH/ Demography
4.Immunisation, cold chain, VPD
5. Non- communicable diseases and related National Programme
7. Occupational Health/ Environmental Health
8. Health care, NRHM, International Health and NGOs
4. Merit List of Candidates
4.1 The rank of the candidates qualifying in the written test will be determined on the basis of the marks
obtained by them in WBPGMAT-2012. The roll numbers of the candidates qualifying in the written test
will be arranged in the merit list according to rank and in order of decreasing marks.
For in-service candidates, opting for Government sponsored seats , incentive marks will be added as
notified by Medical Council of India, subject to issue of the Order from Department of Health and Family
4.2 In the event of more than one candidate securing same marks in the written test, the rank shall be
determined according to the following principles:
4.2.A. In- service candidates
i) If more than one candidates get more than full marks after adding incentive marks, rank in the merit
list among such candidates will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in the written test i.e.
candidate with higher marks in the written test will be placed in the higher position in the merit list.
ii) In the event of obtaining same marks by the in-service candidates, candidate with higher marks in the
written test will be placed in the higher position in the merit list.
iii) In case of incentive marks and marks obtained in the written test are same the relative position of the
candidates securing same marks will be determined on the basis of the number of incorrect answers, i.e.,
the candidate with lesser number of incorrect answers will be placed in higher position in the merit list.
iv) If the ranks of the candidates cannot be determined by application of the above principle, the candidate
older by age will be in the higher rank than the candidate younger by age.
4.2.B. Open candidates :
i) The relative position of candidates securing same marks in the merit list will be determined on the basis
of the number of incorrect answers, i.e., the candidate with lesser number of incorrect answers will be
placed in higher position in the merit list.
ii) If the ranks of the candidates cannot be determined by application of the above principle, the candidate
older by age will be in the higher rank than the candidate younger by age.
4.3 There shall be distinct separate lists of qualifying candidates indicating merit position for each
category ( Open and Government Sponsored) for WBPGMAT-2012 for admission in degree and diploma
seats and DPH-DMCW-DIH-MPH entrance tests . Within each category, there will be a combined merit
list in addition to the list for status like general, SC, ST, PC .
4.5. There shall be a separate list for OBC (non creamy layer) candidates for courses at AIIH&PH
provided the Institute reserves the seats for OBC candidates for MD (Community Medicine), DPH, DIH,
DMCW & MPH courses, subject to issue of the Order from AIIH&PH.
5. Counseling for selection of candidates for admission
5.1 Admission to different Post Graduate Medical Courses will be made through personal appearance and
counseling strictly according to the time schedule to be published in due course by appropriate authority.
For personal appearance, the candidates will be called in order of merit following reservation of
SC,ST,PC categories as per 100-point roster and OBC ( applicable for AIIH &PH) ) category as per
order of Government of India in the appropriate Ministry. ( vide paragraph. 6.3 and 6.4) .
5.2 The provisional merit list will be available at the notice-board of WBUHS and in the website of the
University, www.thewbuhs.net . No information through personal communication will be sent to
individual candidates either for her/his position in the merit list or for counseling. Applicant will visit
the University website regularly in the relevant period.
5.3 Candidate who is to appear in the counseling will have to deposit the stipulated counseling fees.
Candidate selected for admission through counseling must obtain the offer letter on the day of counseling.
5.4.1. A candidate will have to appear in person before the selection committee on the date of counseling;
otherwise s/he will be marked absent and her /his candidature will stand cancelled. Similarly a candidate
who fails to join the allotted college by the last date of joining, mentioned in the offer letter, shall have no
further claim of the seat. Candidate remaining ‘absent’ in the first round of counseling for admission
through personal appearance, or, does not get herself/himself admitted at the offered course/Institution
by the stipulated date, shall not be eligible to appear in subsequent round of admission by personal
appearance, if any. No extension of joining time will be allowed by WBUHS under any circumstances.
5.4.2. However, in case, a candidate is unable to appear in person on the day of counseling, s/he may send
her/his authorized representative with an Undertaking and Authority Letter for allotment, after prior
permission from the Dean or Registrar ( Proforma for Undertaking and Authority Letter are available in
the university website in the ‘FORMS’ section in the homepage of www.thewbuhs.net ), along with
requisite documents in original and fees. The allotment made to the authorized representative shall be
binding on the candidate.
5.5. The candidate appearing for counseling will have to bring the following documents in original along
with attested copies of all relevant documents:
(i) WBPGMAT Admit Card,
(ii) MBBS Degree/ Provisional passing certificate/mark sheet
(iii) Internship completion certificate
(iv) Registration Certificate issued by MCI/ West Bengal Medical Council,
(v) School leaving certificate/Class X mark sheet/Class X Admit card as proof of age,
(vi) Sponsorship / No-objection certificate along with undertaking to serve in Remote and/ or
(vii)Declaration in respect of working in difficult areas for two more years after completion of
Diploma Course for availing of the West Bengal Government-sponsored seats,
(viii) SC/ST/PC certificate and OBC certificate (only for seats of AIIH&PH)
(ix) EPIC/PAN/Passport indicating photograph and permanent address.
(x) Copy of authenticated documents of places of postings as per pro -forrma of “ Particulars
of Service Rendered”
Candidates without original documents shall not be allowed to participate in the counseling.
( Candidate who will be counseled for admission and allotted seats may see the
memorandum vide no.HF/O/MERT/1542/Admn./ME/STM-28-10 , dated, Kolkata, the 25th
October,2010 issued by Department of Health and Family Welfare , Government of West Bengal
attached with this booklet)
5.6 The number of seats available for allotment in different Institutions, with their subject-wise break-up,
shall be displayed at the venue of counseling and updated on day-to-day basis.
5.7 The candidates will have the right to choose any one of the available seats at her/ his rank at that point
of time and the same will be allotted to her/ him. Some seats may be of ‘Permitted’ status by MCI and
shall be indicated by “P” and other are Recognized and shall be indicated by “R”.
5.7.1. Stipends, fee structure etc. may vary from Institution to Institution. The WBUHS is not liable for
any financial liability / loss arising out of change of institution/change of course during any subsequent
phases of admission through personal appearance.
5.8. The allotment of seat, once made will be firm and final. Change of course/ discipline/ Institution is
not permitted. Therefore, request for the same will not be entertained by the WBUHS after the allotment
except on any subsequent phases of admission through personal appearance if permitted by Govt. of India
or due to seats falling vacant because of candidates not joining on the stipulated date.
5.9. There may be more than one round of allotment by personal appearance. The government order and/
or the court/ MCI directives (at that point of time) will be strictly adhered to for this purpose.
5.9.1. In the second round of allotment, if any, the candidate who had been allotted a seat in the first
and had joined the allotted Institution will be permitted change of course/ discipline/ Institution on the
basis of her/ his merit position. On such reallocation, the allotment made during first round shall stand
automatically cancelled with immediate effect and the candidate shall have no claim whatsoever on the
earlier allotment. In case he/she does not opt for reallocation due to any reason, her /his original seat
shall remain undisturbed.
5.9.2. Candidates, attending counseling for allotment will have to deposit the stipulated fees. However,
in case any candidate is not allotted a seat due to non-availability , her/his fees will be carried for the
second counseling. If he /she is not allotted seat, fees will be refunded from the University on subsequent
5.9.3. In case any candidate attended the first round of counseling and declines to accept any PG seat
offered during the counseling, s/he may appear in the next round of allotment, if permitted. No further
“Counseling Fees” is required.
5.9.4. Candidates accepting offer letter for any PG seat during first round of allotment will be considered
for re-allocation of seats only if they join the course/institution offered to them produce the (i) offer letter,
(ii) receipt of Bank Draft, (iii) NOC from the institute and (iv) copy of the joining letter as proof during
the subsequent rounds of allotment for re-allocation of seats, if any.
6. Reservation of Seats
6.1 In-service candidates who are sponsored by the Govt. of West Bengal are eligible to apply for
admission to the Govt.-sponsored seats. 40% of degree seats are reserved for
WBMES/WBHS/WBPHAS Officers in Government service. 50% of the seats in Post Graduate
Diploma Courses is reserved for medical officers in Government service who have served for at
least 3 years in remote and difficult areas . The selected candidate for Diploma has to submit a
declaration to the effect that s/he will serve for two or more years in remote/ difficult areas after
acquiring the P.G. Diploma. 40 % of Degree seats of State Quota will be reserved for Government
Sponsored candidates as per existing Government Training Reserve Rules issued by Government of West
Bengal. Government sponsored candidates are required to produce sponsorship certificate from the
appropriate authorities of the Government of West Bengal before being considered for admission.
For availing 50% reserved Diploma seats for in-service candidates, the Sponsorship certificate must
authenticate that the candidate has served for 3 or more years in remote and/or difficult areas as
per MCI guidelines. However, candidates applying for Govt. sponsored seats may submit Sponsorship
Certificates from the appropriate authorities of the Govt. of West Bengal during counseling.
6.2 Seats at the rate of 22%, 6% & 3% will be kept reserved for the SC, ST & Physically Challenged
candidates respectively for both Govt. sponsored and open seats. “Physically Challenged’ means ‘Persons
with disabilities’ as defined by MCI for admission to the Medical Courses i.e. 50% to 70% loco motor
disability of the lower limb(s) only. Provided that in case any seat in this 3% quota remains unfilled on
account of unavailability of candidates with loco motor disability of lower limbs between 50% to 70%
then any such unfilled seat in this 3% quota shall be filled up by persons with locomotor disability of
lower limbs between 40% to 50% . The candidates have to bring PC certificates showing the
percentage of disability of lower limbs from Department of Physical Medicine, IPGME&R after the
date of declaration of results.
Provided that the entire exercise shall be completed by each medical college / institution as per the
statutory time schedule for admissions and in no case any admission will be made in the Postgraduate
Medical course after 31 May 2012. The government order and/ or the court/ MCI directives which will be
in force on the respective day of counseling will be followed for this purpose
6.3 For Post Graduate courses at AIIH&PH, 15%, 7.5%seats shall be reserved for SC and ST candidates
respectively. Reservation under OBC category will be as per G.O No 1-1/2005-U.1.A/847 New Delhi 20
April 2008 and subsequent G.O s and current financial status of candidates. However communication
from AIIH&PH as stated in para 1.1 is needed.
6.4 Reservation for S. C. / S.T. / P.C. candidates, for both Govt. Sponsored and Open seats, will be as per
the 100 Point Roster. The reservation will commence from the point where the last candidate was selected
during counseling in the year -2011 following the 100 Point Roster.
6.5 Seats reserved for SC candidates when remaining vacant even after following the instructions laid
down in the Govt. orders and notifications, shall be filled in by the ST candidates in the specific category
6.6 Seats reserved for PC candidates in the Open seats when remaining vacant even after following the
instructions laid down in the notification of Medical Council of India, vide clause 6.2., shall be filled in
from the general merit list.
6.7 Seats reserved for S.C & S.T status of Govt. sponsored in-service candidates, if remained vacant after
counseling amongst all the qualified Govt. sponsored SC & ST candidates, will be offered to the
Non-sponsored SC & ST candidates and thereafter to the Govt. sponsored general candidates.
6.8 Seats reserved for PC status of Govt. sponsored candidates, if remained vacant after counseling
amongst all the qualified Govt. sponsored PC candidates, vide clause 6.2., will be offered first to the
Non-sponsored PC candidates and thereafter to the Govt. sponsored general caste candidates.
6.9. Available seats, if any, after the completion of counseling of Govt.-sponsored general candidates
will be offered to the ‘Open general candidates’.
6.10 If “Reserved Category Candidates (SC and ST and OBC)” qualifies with the same standard followed
for General Category candidates, will be treated as General Category Candidate, provided s/he opts for
the same. For such, seat from General category will be adjusted. The seat so becoming available, will be
counseled for next candidate in the roster while the reserved seats for SC and ST candidates will remain
same. On the contrary, if s/he opts for reserved seat, it will be adjusted in the reserved category and
counted as part of the reserved pool for the purpose of computing the aggregate reservation.
7. Other important information
7.1 The allotment of Examination centre will be done by WBUHS and will be final and binding.
7.2 There is no provision for rechecking/ re-evaluation of the answer sheets and no query in this regard
will be entertained.
7.3. There is no provision for change of course/ discipline/ Institution or transfer from one Institution to
another after completion of the final
round of allotment by personal appearance. The university will not
entertain such type of transfer/ change request after completion of the process of allotment.
7.4. Candidate will have to submit Self addressed envelope (with accurate PIN number ) of size
‘22cmx15cm”, two passport size photographs with date and time (must be after the date of
publication of this notice), crossed demand draft / banker’s cheque of Rs 1000and /or Rs 750 as
applicable in favour of “The West Bengal University of Health Sciences” along with attested
photocopies of the Election Photo Identity Card (EPIC)/ PAN card / Pages of passport for verifying the
photograph of the candidate and permanent address with her/his application form.
In- service candidates are to follow in paragraph 2.1.2 for the benefit of incentive marks.
Copy of the Application form duly signing and with putting thumb impression along with
above mentioned documents be put in envelop. Candidate will write the name of the
examination on the top of envelop clearly, (WBGMAT/ DPH-DMCW-DIH-MPH).
Separate draft along with separate application be submitted for the candidate
intending to appearing at two examinations. Such application(s) be either
submitted personally at the University or be sent by speed/registered post following
directives as mentioned in Appendix-II
No Original documents are to be submitted with the Application Form. Applicants are advised to
visit the website regularly after filling up application forms)
1. MD / MS / PG Diploma courses available:
MD courses in MS courses in Diploma courses
Anaesthesiology Orthopaedics D.A
Anatomy E.N.T D.C.H
Biochemistry General Surgery D.G.O
Community Medicine Obst. & Gynaecology D.T.M.&H.
Forensic Medicine DMCW
General Medicine D.L.O
Pharmacology D. Opthal.
Physical Medicine D. Ortho
Radio diagnosis D.T.C.D
2. MPH in Epidemiology
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS AND PROCEDURAL DIRECTIVES
1. Applicant should go through and strictly follow the instructions given in the Information Booklet as
published in www.thewbuhs.net in November 2011, while applying for different Post Graduate Degree
and Diploma courses. Application must be complete in all respect.
2. Applicant is required to visit the Website of the University www.thewbuhs.net for applying on-line.
The print-copy of the application along with a crossed Demand Draft/ Banker’s cheque(payable at
Kolkata) of Rs. 1000/- (Rupees One Thousand) in favour of ‘The West Bengal University of Health
Sciences’ for P.G Degree and Diploma courses and Demand Draft for Rs 750/- for those who
appear at Entrance Test for DPH/DMCW/DIH/MPH courses and the necessary documents as
mentioned in clause 7.4 are to be submitted either by hand or by Speed/ registered post following the
dateline strictly to the office of ‘ Controller of Examinations, The West Bengal University of Health
Sciences, Salt Lake: DD-, Sector-I , Kolkata-700064, West Bengal. (Please go through Appendix III –
General Guidelines for Submission of Applications). Print-copies along with other document will not
be received in person in the office after 12 December, 2011 (4 P.M.). Printed copies of application
and other document sent by Speed /registered post will be received up to 14 December,2011
provided the Banker’s cheque/Demand Draft is purchased on or before 07 December ,2011 .
Candidate is requested to write her/his name , cell number and acknowledge number of the
application form on the back of the Demand Draft/Banker’s cheque.
3. Sponsorship certificate for Government Sponsored candidate is to be submitted along with undertaking
to serve in support of claim of rendering service in Remote and/ or Difficult areas for two more years
after Diploma Course, if s/he is to avail of the West Bengal Government-sponsored Diploma seats. In
case of Sponsorship certificate for Degree/Diploma is not available during submission of application, it
must be submitted during counseling.
4. Submission of incorrect or false statements / documents or suppression of material information in the
application form will be considered as sufficient ground for cancellation of the candidature or the
admission of the candidates to a Post Graduate medical course whenever detected, i.e. during the process
of admission or even at any stage thereafter. Incomplete application forms will be summarily rejected.
5. The selection / admission of a candidate shall stand cancelled if s/he is found guilty of copying from
any material whatsoever or of taking the help of any electronic media / devices during the examination, or
of assisting others or of being assisted by others in any manner whatsoever in writing out the answers
during the examination. In this context, decision of the Centre-in-charge and /or the University Observer
will be final and binding.
6. Admit Card will be sent by speed post. In case, Admit Card does not reach the applicant, s/he should
appear in person with her/his photo-identity card and copy of application form to the office of the
Controller examinations, the WBUHS according to the time schedule mentioned in the booklet schedule
7. Multiple Choices Answering Method through Optical Mark Recognisition.(OMR)
I) The test will be objective in nature and for each question four suggested answers will be given of
which ONLY ONE answer will be considered as best response. In paragraph 3.3 detail in this regard
II) The Answer Sheet will be machine-scored and therefore requires specific procedure to be followed as
The answers will be marked only by blue/ black ball-point pen supplied by the University. No other
pen / pencil are allowed. The method of marking answers is indicated below:
Each question will be followed by answers marked as (a), (b), (c) or (d). Select the most
appropriate answer. Then, using blue/ black ball-pen blacken the circle bearing the correct
answer index against the serial number of the question on the answer sheet completely.
Please be noted that the mark should be dark enough and the circle should be filled in as
completely as possible. There is no need not make special efforts to darken any circle
8. The qualified candidate whose name will be published in the Provisional Merit List will have to submit
all the attested copies of supporting documents along with originals for verification of her/his eligibility
to the course during counseling.
9. The qualified officers of the WBHS, WBMES and WBPH & AS etc. shall have to submit appropriate
certificates from the Govt. of West Bengal in original . Copy of the same be submitted during
Counseling as mentioned at the time of counseling. Undertaking will have to be submitted at the time of
10. The Merit list will be notified in the notice-board of the WBUHS and will also be available in the
website . No communication in this regard will be made to the candidates
11. Candidate selected for admission through counseling must obtain the offer letter on the day of
counseling on payment of the requisite fees.
12. The candidate should report to the head of the respective Institutions within the date mentioned in the
13. If a candidate does not report and take admission to the allotted Institution within the stipulated date
his / her claim to the course will stand cancelled.
14. Candidate who does not complete their one-year internship training on or before 31 March 2012 is
not eligible to apply.
15. No travel allowance is admissible for appearing in the written examination or for attending
16. No personal communication will be made to the candidates, unless it is considered absolutely
necessary by the University authority.
17. Admission of candidates belonging to WB Government . Service will be in accordance to the relevant
Government orders prevailing at the material time.
18. PG Degree / Diploma seats of each discipline in different colleges will be displayed at the time of
14th November, 2011
Post Graduate Admission schedule for 2012
WBPGMAT-2012 and DIH-DPH- DMCW Entrance Test-2012
Forms to be submitted Online in
15.11.2011 – 7.12.2011.
Submission of print-copy of
forms at W.B. University of
Health Sciences (except
Saturdays, Sundays and
16.11.2011 to 09.12.2011
(11.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.)
Print-copies will not be received in the office of the WBUHS in person after
12.12.2011. However print-copies sent by Speed/ Registered post will be received up to
14.12.2011, provided the Bankers’ cheque/ Demand Draft is purchased on or before
Admit card dispatch by post 29.12.2011 onwards
If admit card is not received by 15 .01.2012, candidate is requested to inform by e-mail address
:email@example.com mentioning name, serial number of application form and mobile
Duplicate Admit Card will be
available, if necessary
20.01.2012 to 21.01.2012
(11.30 a.m. To 4.00 p.m.)
For DPH/DIH/DMCW and MPH
27.01.2012 to 28.01.2012
(11.30 a.m. To 4.00 p.m.)
Date of Admission Test
On Sunday 22.01.2012 (12 noon to 2.40 p.m.)
DPH/DIH/DMCW and MPH
On Sunday 29.01.2012 (12 noon to 1.20 p.m.)
Declaration of result
On or before 12.02.2012
DPH/DIH/DMCW and MPH
On or before 14.02.2012
Date of submission of attested
copies, verification of original
documents and Counseling
To be notified in www.thewbuhs.net on or before 1.03.2012
Session to start from 02.05.2012
Guidelines for Submission of Application
*1. A candidate seeking admission through WBPGMAT-2012 is required to submit her/ his application
online by logging in www.thewbuhs.net. Applications submitted by all other means will be summarily
*2. The candidate will, first of all, visit the university website www.thewbuhs.net through internet. S/he is
required to go through the relevant ‘Information Booklet’ carefully and acquaint her/himself with all
requirements regarding filling in the application form. Before filling the online Application Form the
candidate must have with her/him the non-refundable Demand-Draft / Banker’s cheque of
Rs.1000/-and/or Rs 750/-(as applicable) drawn in favour of The West Bengal University of Health
Sciences and payable at Kolkata, her/his Medical Registration Certificate and other documents as
specified in clause 7.4.
*3. In the home page they will click ‘Application Form : WBPGMAT, 2012/ WBPGDAT, 2012/
DPH-DIH-DMCW-MPH, 2012 ’ . In the next page, option will be offered to go through the
‘INFORMATION BOOKLET’ and ‘Online Application Form’. The candidate is advised then to go
through both thoroughly before continuing to fill in the ‘Online Application Form’ . In case, s/he is
already acquainted with the contents, s/he may click ‘Online Application Form’
*4. The ‘Online Application Form’ is to be carefully filled by selecting appropriate options and/ or by
typing in Block Letters in appropriate places. Please do not skip any point. Asterisk (*) marked fields are
mandatory fields. Then click “SUBMIT” at the bottom of the page . Then s/he will get an
Acknowledgement number at the bottom of the page.
*6. After it s/he has to click on ‘PRINT FORM’, then s/he may please check the detail of her/his entry
in the next page. If s/he wants to change anything, click ‘Back’ at the bottom to go to the previous page
and click on ‘RESET’ and again fill the form afresh.
After that candidate will have to print the pages (two pages for open category and three pages for
W.B.Govt. Sponsored category) as those will have to be submitted to The WBUHS. Photocopies of those
pages must be retained for your record. If s/he does not get any Acknowledgement number , s/he will start
afresh. Application form without an Acknowledgement number and missing data will not be entertained.
7. The printed hard –copies of last two/three pages are to be submitted to the WBUHS along with
photographs, documents and bank draft/baker’s cheque as specified in Paragraph 7.4.
All forms submitted after the stipulated date and time and incomplete or invalid forms will be rejected
without any further reference to candidate and the fees, submitted will be forfeited as proceeding charges.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT NO. :
I declare that above statement is true and based on facts
Signature of the applicant
Period of stay as mentioned above is authenticated.
Name and designation of the competent authority retaining service book
Signature Seal of the office
The candidate has rendered one/two/three/more than three years of service in remote and difficult
Approriate authority, Health and Family Welfare Department Govt. of WB. Seal
Particulars of Service rendered
Name : Designation:
Present place of posting:
Date of joining in WBMES/WBHS/WBPHAS:
Date of joining in ad-hoc basis (if any ):
Place of posting in chronological order from current place of posting
No. Place of posting In the capacity of
release Period of stay
Government of West Bengal
Department of Health & Family Welfare,
“Swasthya Bhawan”, Block-G.N-29
Sector-V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 091.
No.HF/O/MERT/ 1542 /Admn./ME/STM-28-10Dated Kolkata, the 25th October,2010
From : The Special Secretary to the Government of West Bengal.
To : 1) The Director of Medical Education
2) The Director of Health Services, West Bengal.
M E M O R A N D U M
In cancellation and supersession of all previous guidelines / principles regarding
admission criteria of Undergraduate, Post Graduate and Post Doctoral students of both stream
namely Medical and Dental, the undersigned is directed to convey the approval of this State
Government to the following procedures in respect of admission to undergraduate / Post
Graduate Degree or diploma / or Post Doctoral courses in the Government Institutions of this
State, Istitute of Child Health (ICH), Kol and Vivekanad Institute of Medical Sciences (VIMS),
1) Admission has to be made on the spot mandatorily during counseling in the Govt.
Medical / Dental institute, ICH and VIMS according to merit list of selected students.
2) An admitted student will have to deposit the original copy of certificate of qualifying
examination, original copy of mark sheet of qualifying examination and original copy of
‘Medical Registration’ Certificate in case of Post Graduate and Post Doctoral courses.
Accordingly a BDS student will have to deposit his / her ‘10+2 Examination’ certificate
and original copy of mark sheet of 10+2 Examination. A “PG degree / diploma student
will have to deposit his / her original copy of BDS certificate, original copy of mark
sheet of final year ‘ BDS Examination’ and original copy of ‘Medical / Dental
Registration’ Certificate. A ‘Post Doctoral’ student will have to deposit his / her original
copy of MD / MS Certificate, original copy of mark sheet of MD/ MS Examination and
‘Medical Registration’ Certificate.
3) All the above documents required to be submitted by a student will have to be physically
deposited to the admitting institution within 10 days of spot admission through
counseling, failing which admission will be considered deemed to be cancelled and the
seat will be offered to other student during re-counseling. On receipt of original
documents from an admitted student, the concerned ‘Head of the Institution’ will issue a
certificate to the candidate indicating the details of documents kept under Institutional
4) If a candidate desires to attend any recounselling session in this State, he / she shall
appear in recounselling with the certificate issued to him / her by the ‘Head’ of admitting
institution of the first counseling, showing the details of documents kept under custody of
the institution. Subsequently, documents of such a student, in the event of his / her
admission to other institution, shall be transferred by the ‘Head’ of admitting institution
where at the student was admitted through the first councelling, to the ‘Head of admitting
institution on the basis of recounselling within 15 days by special messenger under
proper receipt with intimation to the student concerned. On receipt of the said documents,
the concerned ‘Head’ of second institution will issue a certificate to the candidate
indicating the details of documents kept under institutional custody.
5. If a candidate desires to attend any counselling / recounselling outside this State, the said
documents are to be handed over to the candidate under proper receipt subject to the
condition that he / she will have to redeposit the said documents at least 3(three) days
prior to the date of recounselling in this State failing which the earlier admission granted
on the basis of the first counseling will be considered deemed to be cancelled and the seat
will be offered to other student during recounselling.
6. Original documents of a student will be handed over to him / her only on completion of
course to which he / she has been admitted. In case of any discontinuation from the
course offered or resignation from that course after recounselling of this State, all original
documents deposited by the candidate shall be handed over to him only on payment of a
penalty charges as stated below:
i) A BDS student will be required to pay a penalty charge of Rs.1,00,000/- (Rupees one
lakh) only after which his / her original documents deposited will be released to him / her
by the concerned institution.
ii) A ‘Post Graduate Diploma’ student will be required to pay a penalty charge of
Rs.2,00,000/- (Rupees two lakh) only after which his / her original documents deposited
will be released to him / her by the concerned institution.
iii) A ‘Post Graduate Degree/Post Doctoral student will be required to pay a penalty charge
of Rs.5,00,000/- (Rupees five lakh) only after which his / her original documents
deposited will be released to him / her by the concerned institution.
8. In case a resignation is offered by a candidate on the spot during recounselling in this
State, he / she shall not be liable to pay any penalty and all original documents
deposited in custody of admitting institution on the basis of the first counseling shall be
returned to him / her.
9. All the above mentioned principles / criteria shall also be applicable to students of ‘All
India Quota’ and all other quotas including SSKM Trustee quota.
10. All concerned are being informed.
No. HF/O/MERT/ 1542/Admn./ME/STM-28-10/1(6)Dated Kolkata, the 25th October,2010
Copy forwarded for information and necessary action to the :
1. Principal Accountant General (A&E), West Bengal, Treasury Buildings, Kolkata-1.
2. Accountant General (Local Bodies Audit), C.G.O. Complex, 3, M.S.O. Building (5th floor),
Block-DF, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700064.
3. Additional Director of Health Services (AA&V), West Bengal.
4. Pay & Accounts Officer, Kolkata Pay and Accounts Office, 81/2/2, Phears Lane,
5. Treasury Officer, Burdwan/Siliguri/Darjeeling/Bankura/Paschim
6. Finance Department(Group-O)/ (Group-N) of this Government.
No. HF/O/MERT/ /Admn./ME/STM-28-10/1(9) Dated Kolkata, the
1. Vice-Chancellor, West Bengal University of Health Sciences, West Bengal.
2. Principal, Medical College, Kol./NRS Medical College, Kol /RG Kar Medical College,
Kol/CNMC, Kol./BSMC Bankura/BMC Burdwan/NBMC Darjeeling/MMC, Paschim
Midnipur/RADC, Kol./BDC, Burwan/NBDC, Darjeeling/ID&BG Hospital, Kol./Dr. B.C.
Roy Memorial Hospital for Children, Kol./CSS, Kol. with request to deploy necessary
of his / her institution for arranging spot admission of the student allotted to his / her
institution on the days of councelling.
3. Director, IPGME&R, Kol./BIN, Kol./STM, Kol./RIO, Kol./ICVS, IPGME&R(SSKM),
Kol./ICVS (RGKMC), Kol.IHTM, Kol./ICH, Kol./VIMS, Kol./ AIIH&PH, KOl with
to deploy necessary staff of his / her institution for arranging spot admission of the
student allotted to his / her institution on the days of councelling.
4. The Registrar, WBUHS, Kolkata with a request to publish this memo at a suitable place
inthe‘Information Booklets of Entrance Examination for admission to Medical / Dental
PG Degree / Diploma courses and also in the ‘Information Booklet of Entrance
Examination for admission to Post Doctoral courses.
5. Dean, Faculty of Medicine, WBUHS/VIMS/AIIH&PH/ICH, Kol.
6. P.S. to The Principal Secretary (H&WF), West Bengal.
7. Joint Secretary (MERT) of this Department.
8. Asst. Secretary (MERT) of this Department.
9. OSD (MERT) of this Department.
10. P.A. to Special Secretary (MERT) of this Department.