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Information Bulletin For

Post Graduate Entrance Test 2014 (PGET2014)


J HARKHAND
PGET 2014
For Admission to MD/MS/Post Graduate Diploma Courses 2014
NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS
Ansari Nagar, Mahatma Gandhi Marg (Ring Road) New Delhi-110029
Website: www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg
Candidate Helpline: 1800 11 1700/1800 11 1800 (Toll Free) or 0124-6771700 (Monday to
Friday: 0900 Hrs to 1700 Hrs)
CONTACT US

1. Please make use of the FAQs and information on this website to guide you through
the entire process and help answer most of your queries.
2. In case you are still facing issues, then the NBE Candidate Care Support is available
by phone and email.
3. The Integrated Voice Response System (IVRS) will be available 24x7 starting from
21
st
J anuary 2014 on 0124-6771700/1800111800 (Toll Free).
4. Phone support will be available during these times:
21
st
J anuary 10
th
February, 2014: 9:00AM to 5:00 PM from Monday to Friday
11
th
February - 15
th
February 2014 (testing window): 8:00AM to 8:00PM daily
5. Webmail support will be available from 17
th
J anuary - 15
th
February 2014. Queries
received by webmail will be responded to within 3 working days. Do not send the
same email multiple times, as it will delay the response process.
6. NBE Candidate Care will be closed on the following day:
Sunday 26
th
J anuary 2014 (Republic Day)
7. CONTACT NBE:
Helpline Number 0124-6771700 OR 1800 00 1700
/1800111800(Toll Free)
Email nbe.candidatecare@prometric.com
Official Website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg

8. Important websites:
a. National Board of Examinations: www.natboard.edu.in
b. Government of J harkhand, Department of Health, Medical Education &
Family Welfare : http://www.jharkhand.gov.in
c. J harkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board
(J CECEB): http://jceceboard.org/


IMPORTANT DATES





Instructions:
Online applications can be accessed and completed till 23:59 hrs on 03
rd
February 2014.

NOTE: The candidate is advised to read the Information Bulletin carefully before starting
online registration and ensure that no column is left blank.

Online Registration for PGET

21
st
Jan - 03
rd
February, 2014
Examination Dates for PGET

11
th
-15
th
February, 2014
Declaration of Results By 28
th
February, 2014
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

1. Registration for appearing in the PGET examination 2014 is to be undertaken online
at the website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg

2. Application forms CANNOT be submitted in offline / printed copy by post to the
National Board of Examinations (NBE). Candidates will be able to register for their
exams at the online registration system based on the availability of test centre on the
date, time and venue of their choice on first come first served basis.
3. There is no separate application process for candidates who are employees of
Government of J harkhand.
4. NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE :
A candidate who is in employment either in Government or else-where will have to
produce a certificate of No Objection from his/her employer with the condition that if
selected he will be granted study leave to pursue the course. However, the
candidates who are employees of Government of J harkhand shall be issued admit
card provisionally in the absence of such No Objection certificates. But after
selection, they will have to either produce relieving certificate from their controlling
officer, or furnish an undertaking/affidavit that in case they are selected they shall
resign from the service and shall undertake the studies as fulltime students. Such
undertaking/affidavit has to be submitted at the time of counseling and the relieving
letter by the employer shall be submitted on or before the date of admission.
5. Examination Fee: The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through
payment gateway provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in
India.

6. Candidates who are completing OR likely to complete their internship AFTER 31
March 2014 need not apply for the PGET exam as they shall be ineligible to
participate at any stage of the admission process.

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INDEX
Sl. No. Particulars Page No.
1. Introduction
2. Eligibility Criteria for PGET 2014
3. Examination Fee
4. (a) Scheme of Examination
(b) Schedule of Examination, Admit Card and Practice
test
(c) Reporting Time for PGET

5. Centres for PGET
6. Test day procedure
7. Reservations Policy
8. Instructions for filling application form
9. Caution Notice
10. Unfair Means
11. Results
12. Counseling
13. Equating and Scaling
14. Overview of Computer Based Testing
15. Frequently Asked Questions
16. Annexures
I. Format of Domicile certificate
II. Format of ST/SC,BC-I,BC-II certificates


NOTE: Candidates are advised to read the Online Information Bulletin carefully before filling up
the Application Form and ensure that no column is left blank.

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1. The Post Graduate Entrance Test 2014 (PGET 2014) is the test prescribed for the
purpose of determining the eligibility for admission of students to PG Degree and
Diploma courses in Medical subjects for the State Quota seats/ J harkhand
Government Quota seats in Government Medical Colleges/Institutions within the
State of J harkhand, for the academic year 2014-15
1.2. The State Government of J harkhand will adopt the ranking in the PGET for drawing
up the merit list for admission session for the academic year 2014-15. The eligibility
for appearing in the entrance test and admissions to the various degree and diploma
courses shall be determined as per the rules and circulars and notifications laid
down by the State Government; this includes the applicability of employee of
Government of J harkhand, domicile, state/university of graduation, reservations and
constitutional provisions etc.
1.3. Government Quota Seats means all the seats in Government Medical Colleges
and Institutions (excluding All India Quota Seats) in Post Graduate Degree and
Diploma courses in Medical Sciences as may be notified by the State Government
of J harkhand from time to time.


















GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS, TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1.4. Applicants may kindly note that appearance in PGET does not confer any
automatic rights to secure a Post Graduate MD/MS and Diploma seat. The
selection and admission to Postgraduate seats in any medical institutions
recognized for running MD/MS/Diploma courses as per Indian Medical Council
Act, 1956 is subject to fulfilling the admission criteria, eligibility, medical fitness
and all such other criteria as may be prescribed by the State Government of
J harkhand.
1.5. Online Registration for the examination must be completed by 03
rd
February 2014
(by 23:59hrs).
1.6. Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated information shall not be
considered and candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future
examinations conducted by NBE /State Government/Other Institutions.
1.7. Candidates should go through the INFORMATION BULLETIN carefully for
eligibility criteria, scheme, and pattern of examination etc before contacting the
NBE for any queries. Queries pertaining to eligibility and other issues shall only
be entertained if the information requested is not given in this bulletin or on
website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg.
1.8. Incomplete application or applications not in accordance with instructions shall
not be considered and are liable to be rejected. The examination fee shall not be
refunded under any circumstances.
1.9. Fee shall neither be carried forward to a future date nor refunded under any
circumstances. Online applications and/or their acknowledgment of submission
received after the due date shall not be entertained and exam fee shall not be
returned in such cases. Application once submitted cannot be withdrawn.
1.10. Instructions in the information-bulletin are liable to changes based on decisions
taken by the NBE/State Government of J harkhand from time to time. There is no
equity or any rights that are /or deemed to be arising in favour of candidate.
1.11. NBE reserves the right to withdraw permission, if any, granted inadvertently to
any candidate who is not eligible to appear in the PGET 2014 even though the
Admit Card/Roll Number/Testing ID has been issued or Name/ Roll
Number/Testing ID is displayed on the website.
1.12. Candidates' eligibility is purely provisional & is subject to the fulfillment of
eligibility criteria as prescribed in this Information Bulletin.
1.13. The existing schedule, pattern, policy and guidelines are for ready reference only
but in no way they are or are ought to be treated as representative or
acknowledgment of fact that NBE is bound to follow the same in future.
1.14. In case of any ambiguity in interpretation of any of the instructions/ terms/rules/
criteria regarding the determination of eligibility/conduct of examinations/
registration of candidates/information contained herein, the interpretation of the
National Board of Examinations will be final and binding.
1.15. Requests for change in date/ examination centre will not be entertained.
Candidates are advised not to canvass for or submit such representations.
1.16. Absentees from the examination shall forfeit their examination fee.

1.17. Result for PGET is likely to be available on the website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg by
28
th
February 2014.
1.18. Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents-
i). Printed copy of Admit Card with photo attested by Gazetted Officer attached
AND
ii). Photocopy of Permanent / Provisional SMC/MCI registration, to be retained by
the test centre AND
iii). Any one of the authorized photo IDs**(must be original and non-expired): PAN
card/Driving License/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar card

**The name on your photo identification must match with your name as shown on
your Admit Card. If your name has been changed due to events such as marriage,
you must show the relevant document mentioned at the time of test (Marriage
Certificate/Divorcee Decree/Legal Name Change Document).

The examination test centre staff on duty is authorized to verify the identity of
candidates and may take steps to verify and record the identity of candidates.
Candidates are required to extend requisite cooperation.

1.19. Candidates should ensure before applying for the registration that their MBBS
degree is recognized as per provisions of Indian Medical Council Act. If it is found
at any time that MBBS degree is not recognized, the candidature/result shall be
cancelled/ deemed to be cancelled.
1.20. All the correspondence should preferably be addressed by e-mail. The e-mail
query shall be addressed only if it is not anonymous and contains the name,
postal address and contact telephone number of the sender. An e-mail containing
vague or general queries that are contained in the Information Bulletin shall not
be entertained. Queries shall not be entertained from person claiming themselves
to be representative, associates or officiates of the applicant candidate. The
following information shall not be revealed by phone or email:
i). Internal documentation /status.
ii). Internal Decision making process of National Board of Examinations
iii). Any claim /counter claim thereof.
iv). Dates & venue of internal meetings or name of the staff/officers dealing.
v). Any information which in the opinion of NBE cannot be revealed.


1.21. The PGET shall be conducted by NBE at exam centres engaged for the purpose.
Candidates will be allocated test centres randomly and dates based on the
availability of test centre on the date, time and venue of their choice on seat
availability basis. Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the route
and location of the test centre; location maps for all test centres are available on
the website.
1.22. Admit Cards indicating the test centre location, date and time of test shall be
uploaded on the website latest by 7
th
Feb 2014.
1.23. Candidates are advised to look into www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg regularly for various
information and notices pertaining to PGET examination.
1.24. A Practice Test is available for the benefit of candidates to familiarize themselves
with the Computer Based Test format at website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg/ptest.
Applicants will be able to access the practice test in February 2014 upon entering
their confirmation ID (issued upon completion of the registration process).
1.25. Candidates kindly note that by registering for the PGET, they are covered by Non
Disclosure Agreement (NDA); as per NDA candidates cannot disclose any
question or contents of question paper in part or otherwise with any person or
party or website or such other media/publication. Any act in breach of the NDA
shall be liable for penal action as per law, kindly note that this is a punishable
offence and shall lead to cancellation of candidature at the bare threshold. The
candidate is deemed to have read, agreed and accepted the terms and
conditions in the Information Bulletin for PGET on completing the registration
form the candidate.
1.26. Each candidate can register for and appear in PGET-2014 once only. Any
candidate found to register and/or appeared more than once in PGET-2014 either
using the identity or under different identity or using fake identity shall be
automatically debarred from the exam. His/her candidature cancelled and further
action as deemed appropriate by NBE shall be taken including but not limited to
debarment from future tests, action by MCI/State Medical Council and Indian
Penal Code (criminal).
1.27. Possession/Use of mobile phones/Electronic devices is strictly prohibited in the
premises of NBE Examination Centres. Candidates shall be liable for penal
action for Possession/ Use of Mobile phones/ Electronic devices.
1.28. The jurisdiction for court cases/disputes shall be within the exclusive jurisdiction
of competent courts at Ranchi only.









2. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR (PGET 2014)
(A) Educational :

2.1. The candidates must have passed MBBS Examination from any
University/Medical College of J harkhand State.
2.2. The candidates must have completed the Rotating Internship.
2.3. The candidates must have obtained permanent Registration from Medical
Council of India or Bihar/J harkhand State Medical Council.
2.4. The candidates who are local residents of J harkhand but got admission in MBBS
Course in Bihar before the creation of New J harkhand State that is 15.11.2000
and have passed MBBS from Bihar may also apply as per Govt. of J harkhand
notification no.65(9) dated 07/05/2013.
2.5. The candidates, who have passed MBBS Exam. from any University/Medical
College as per the requirements of 2.1 & 2.4 above, but have not completed the
Rotating Internship may also apply to appear in PGET-2014 on provisional basis
subject to the condition that they must complete the Rotating Internship
satisfactorily on or before 31.03.2014, otherwise they shall not be allowed to
participate in the counseling even if their name appears in the merit list.
2.6. A candidate, who did not obtain permanent registration from Medical Council of
India or Bihar/J harkhand State Medical Council, but is otherwise eligible, may be
allowed to appear in PGET-2014 on provisional basis, but he must obtain the
same from J harkhand State Medical Council within one month from the date of
his admission in P.G. Course as per the rules of the Medical Council of India,
failing which the admission of the candidate shall be cancelled. Also, he must be
registered after admission under the concerned University within the period
prescribed by that University.
(B) Residential :
A candidate who fulfills any of the following criteria is eligible for admission :-

i) The candidate must be a citizen of India, and local resident of J harkhand as per
Memo No.-5/Miscellaneous-09/2001 (Domicile) Off. 2691/Ranchi, dated
29/4/02 of Personnel, Administrative Reforms and Rajbhasha Department,
Government of J harkhand, and he/she must have to produce documents at the
time of counseling/admission attested photocopy of Local Resident Certificate
issued by the Dy. Commissioner/Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) of the state of
J harkhand in proper proforma as per Annexure A. The residential certificate
must bear Memo No., date and seal of the issuing authority. Certificate issued
by any one other than Dy. Commissioner/Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) shall not
be entertained and will lead to rejection of his/ her claim. No other document in
support of his/her claims for residence will be entertained.
Or,
A candidate who is not a permanent resident of J harkhand, but has passed his
MBBS Examination from any University/Medical College of J harkhand state is
also eligible as per the directives of Honble High Court, Patna in CWJ C No.
3448/2000.

ii) Whose mother/father is a permanent employee of United Nations Organization
and is presently posted in J harkhand.


A candidate claiming eligibility under Para 2B(ii) must submit an employment
certificate duly signed and issued by the Employer or Head of the
Office/Department, in case of U.N.O. employee only.

(C) AGE LIMIT:
There is no upper age limit for appearing in PGET-2014. (Vide the directives
of Honble High Court, Patna in CWJ C No. 3309/2000 and 3341/2000).

3. EXAMINATION FEE

3.1. Mode of Payment
The prescribed registration fee should be remitted through payment gateway
provided using a Credit Card or a Debit Card issued by banks in India.


The details of prescribed fee are as follows:

Category Fees (Rs.)
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 2750/-
All Other Candidates 4250/-


3.2. Candidates remaining absent from the examination or ineligible will forfeit their
examination fee. Candidates are advised to read the rule position carefully and
satisfy the terms and conditions for fulfillment of eligibility criteria before proceeding
for payment of fees.
3.3. Fees shall neither be refunded nor carried forward if the application for PGET is
rejected/ candidature is found to be ineligible or candidate is unable to appear in the
examination.


4. (a) SCHEME OF EXAMINATION
4.1. The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computer
network.
4.2. The test comprises of 200 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in
English language only.
4.3. Negative marking: There shall be no negative marking.

SUBJ ECT WISE DISTRIBUTION OF QUESTIONS FOR PGET 2014 is as follows:
Sl. No Subject
Subject Wise Weightage Of
Questions (In Numbers)
1 Anatomy 05
2 Physiology 05
3 Biochemistry 05
4 Pharmacology 10
5 Pathology 10
6 Microbiology 10
7 Forensic Medicine 05
8 Community Medicine 20
9 General Medicine 30
10 Paediatrics 10
11 Psychiatry 05
12 Dermatology 05
13 Radiology 05
14 General Surgery 30
15 Orthopaedics 10
16 Anaesthesiology 05
17 Ophthalmology 05
18 Oto-rhino-laryngology 05
19 Obsterics and Gynaecology 20
Grand Total 200








4.4. Allocation of time for the PGET shall be as follows:
Forenoon Session Afternoon Session
Candidate Entry Time at
Reporting counter
9:00 AM 2:15 PM
Reporting Counter Entry Closes 9:30 AM 2:45 PM
Check-in Procedure 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM 2:15 PM TO 03:15 PM
Test Start Time 10:00 AM 3:15 PM
Test End Time 1:15 PM 6:30 PM

Kindly note that the candidates shall be allocated to appear either in FORENOON
session or in the AFTERNOON session i.e. the PGET comprises of ONE
session/candidate only.

4.5. Syllabus: The syllabus for the test shall comprise of subjects/knowledge areas as
per the Graduate Medical Education Regulations issued by Medical Council of India
with prior approval of Government of India.
Indicative List of content areas as per the Graduate Medical Regulations (MCI) is
available at the website of MCI (www.mciindia.org) and www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg
Syllabus: The syllabus, books and reference content will, ordinarily, be equal to the
syllabus prescribed for MBBS under MCI Regulations.

4. (b) SCHEDULE OF EXAMINATION, ADMIT CARD AND PRACTICE
TEST

4.6. The examination shall be conducted from 11
th
February to 15 February, 2014, which
is referred to as the testing window.
The Entrance Exam is conducted in 3 cities. The exact test centre and city shall be
notified to the candidates by way of an admit card only. Candidates will be allocated
test centers as per random selection option of the software. The admit card can be
downloaded from the website using application number and date of birth only.


4.7. REQUESTS FOR CHANGE OF CENTRE ARE NOT ENTERTAINED once the
candidate has been allotted his/her examination centre. Candidates are advised not
to canvass for the same.
4.8. Admit card cum confirmation slip can be downloaded from the website latest by 7
th

February, 2014.
Candidate is required to bring a print out of the Admit Card to the Test Centre along
with an identification document as mentioned in 4.9 below. (The Admit Card should
contain the photograph of the Candidate).


Specifications for Photograph
The applicant should upload their photographs in online application entry, the
applicant should scan their passport photograph (Snapped after 01/12/2013
with Name & Date on the Photograph) in .jpg format and make available for
uploading with the following specifications.
Width =1.3 inches, Height =1.6 inches, Resolution =200 X 200 dpi and the file
size should be less than 100kb.
Photograph should be taken in a white /very light colored background.
The photograph needs to display full front view of the face. Please look directly
into the camera with a neutral expression.
The colours must possess the natural appearance and skin tone. The
photograph must not have kinks, scratches and stains.
A photograph of minimum 35x45 mm with at least 75% coverage of face &
head of the candidate.
A caption indicating name of candidate and date of taking photograph should
be there at the bottom of photo.
Please avoid photograph with reflection or shadow on the face with red eyes.
The photograph needs to be printed on a high quality paper with at least 600
dpi resolutions.
The colours must possess the natural appearance and skin tone. The
photograph must not have kinks, scratches and stains.

4.9. Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents:
Printed copy of Admit card with photo attested by Gazetted Officer attached
AND
Photocopy of Permanent / Provisional SMC/MCI registration, to be retained by
the test centre AND
Any one of the authorized photo IDs** (must be original and non-expired) PAN
card/Driving licence/Voter ID/Passport/Aadhaar card.
.
**The name on your photo identification must match with your name as shown on
your Admit card. If your name has been changed due to events such as marriage;
you must show the relevant document at the time of test.


4.10. Candidates may kindly note that they have to report by the time as indicated
in the Admit Card and para 4.4 of this Information Bulletin. Candidates reporting late
or beyond the prescribed time shall not be allowed to appear in the test.
4.11. A PRACTICE TEST to provide candidates with the feel and functionality of
the actual test is available on PGET website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg/ptest. Candidates
registered for PGET can undertake the practice test prior to the actual test window.
Candidates are advised to go through the practice test carefully to familiarize
themselves with the screens, layout and navigation.

4. (c) REPORTING TIME FOR PGET

4.12. Candidates may note that the reporting time refers to the time at which the
candidate reaches the Reporting counter at the test centre. Candidate who fails to
report to the reporting counter by the stipulated time as indicated above shall not be
allowed to enter the examination premises that is Reporting counter and beyond.
The candidate should arrive at the Reporting counter at least one hour before the
commencement of test i.e. 9:00am for the morning session and 02.15pm for the
afternoon session. This allows for security checks, identity verification, image
capture, bio-metric capture etc. The reporting counter will close 30 minutes prior to
the test start time. The following shall be undertaken upon reporting at the counter:

i). ID verification - The original documents as have been indicated will be checked
in original.
ii). Security Checks including frisking.
iii). Capture of finger prints - The finger prints of all candidates shall be captured
electronically and candidates are requested to cooperate with the on duty staff
with this process.
iv). Capturing of digital image - As a security measure digital image of the reporting
candidates shall be captured and taken on record.
v). The test centre administrator /on duty staff shall guide the candidate to the
assigned work station
vi). Signing-in to the computer system.










Kindly note that the reporting time has been indicated to timely complete the
foregoing activities as well as to familiarize the candidate with the process.
Candidates may note that they will not be allowed entry to the test centre
after 09.30AM for the morning session and 02.45PM for the afternoon
session of the test.
Candidates are also advised to check the requirement for mandatory
documents on Testing Day and comply with the same.
NBE/ Test centre / Designated Agency /Staff on duty shall not be liable
under any circumstances for delayed reporting and /or non presentation of
mandatory documents.

5. CENTRES FOR PGET
5.1. The list of various cities where Examination centres are located is as under:
1 Ranchi
2 J amshedpur
3 Gurgaon (NCR)

The allotment of test centres shall be done by NBE in an automated manner.

5.2 The candidate shall appear at the Centre as shown on his / her Admit Card at his /
her own cost.

i). Test Centre Location: Exact address and location of the test centres is
available at the online registration application at PGET website. Location map
of the test centers are also available at the website. Candidates are advised to
familiarize themselves with the test centre locations and ensure that they report
for the test as per scheduled time only. Maps and directions to each centre are
available on PGET website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg. Candidates are required to
plan their travel accordingly.
ii). Candidates are advised to familiarize themselves with the location of
examination centre and plan travel time accordingly. Candidates have to reach
the test centres on or before the reporting time. Candidates may note that late
entry to the examination premises is not permitted under any circumstances.
NBE shall not be responsible for any delayed arrival of the candidate in
reaching the centre due to any reason.

5.3 REPORTING OF CANDIDATES TO THE CENTRE
i). The candidates should arrive at the test centre at the reporting time mentioned
in the admit card on the day of scheduled appointment. This will allow time for
security checks, identity verification and checking in for examination.
ii). Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents:

(a) Printed copy of Admit Card with photo attested by Gazetted Officer
attached AND
(b) Photocopy of Permanent / Provisional SMC/MCI registration, to be
retained by the test centre AND
(c) Any one of the authorized photo IDs**(must be original and non-
expired):
1. PAN Card
2. Driving License
3. Voter ID
4. Passport
5. Aadhaar Card
.
**The name on your photo identification must match with your name as shown on
your Admit card. If your name has been changed due to events such as marriage,
you must show the relevant document mentioned below at the time of test:

Marriage Certificate
Divorce Decree
Legal Name Change Document

iii). Candidates without valid ID proof shall not be allowed to enter the examination
premises.


6. TEST DAY PROCEDURE

6.1. IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS

i). All candidates at the centre shall be frisked and biometric information shall be
captured.
ii). Identity checks will be made upon arrival at the test centre to ensure that there
are no unauthorized candidates appearing for the exam. Candidates are
required to cooperate with the security checks.
iii). Please note that only the registered candidates will be allowed at the
examination centre.
iv). Friends or relatives accompanying the candidates will not be allowed entry in
the examination centre under any circumstances and will not be allowed to
contact the candidate while the examination process is ongoing.

6.2. SECURITY AT THE TEST CENTRE

i). Candidates will not be allowed to take mobile phones, watches, food items,
study material, lockets, bags, electronic gadgets or any other prohibited items
inside the examination premises. To avoid any hardship candidates are
advised not to bring such items along with them.
ii). Finger prints of all the candidates will be captured and candidates are
requested to cooperate with this essential activity to avoid any cases of
impersonation. This is a security feature which will also ensure that only
genuine and bonafide candidate appear for the exam and allowed to join an
institute for training.


6.3. TEST DAY PROCEDURES

i). After verification of ID and biometrics, candidates will be escorted to the
designated computer terminal at the examination centre, a Test Centre
Administrator (TCA) will check in the candidate.
ii). Candidates are required to keep their admit card and photo identification at all
times during the conduct of examination.
iii). Pencils, eraser and rough paper will be distributed to each candidate. No need
to bring stationary /writing material to exam centre.
iv). Candidates are required to listen to the TCA's instructions to begin the test.
v). During the test, candidate may use the rough paper to do the rough work.
vi). Each workstation will be blocked on three sides - front, left and right.
Candidates are advised not to look around at other candidates as there will be
surveillance cameras that record both audio and video.
vii). Any suspicious or disruptive behavior on part of the candidate may lead to
cancellation of candidature.

viii). For any issues during the test, candidate may raise his or her hand to notify
TCA/Invigilator.
ix). In case of any disruption, rest assured that a registered candidate will get to
test again within the testing/examination window.
x). All rough paper must be returned to the TCA after the test. Any attempt to take
the rough papers out of the test centre will be considered disruptive behavior
and liable for disqualification.


7. RESERVATION POLICY

i) The candidates should provide their respective categories (General/SC/ST/BC-I/BC-
II) during online registration. The allotment of seats shall be done on that basis. The
category provided by the candidate during online registration shall be considered
final.

ii) For the selection of candidates for admission in Post-Graduate Degree/Diploma
courses, Reservation Policy/Rules of the Govt. of J harkhand prevailing on the date of
commencement of counseling will be applicable. Certificate issued by anyone other
than Dy. Commissioner/Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) shall not be entertained and will
lead to rejection of his/her claim. No other document in support of his/her claims for
residence/ caste will be entertained.

iii) A candidate claiming admission on seats reserved for SC/ST/BC-I/BC-II will have to
obtain caste certificate from Dy. Commissioner/Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) of the
state of J harkhand in the Performa as given in Appendix-'B' of this Information
Bulletin, not caste certificate other than Proforma in Annexure "B" will be accepted
and will be debarred from reservation facility.

NOTE: Requests for change of category after the submission of application will
not be entertained



7.1. ALLOCATION AND RESERVATION OF SEATS
i) The procedure for allocation and reservation shall be as per the reservation
policy as notified by the Government from time to time.
ii) The Counseling guidelines issued by the Government of
J harkhand/J harkhand Combined Entrance Competitive Examination Board
along with the seat matrix can be referred to for further details.

8. INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILLING APPLICATION FORM

8.1. Candidates are advised to carefully go through the registration guide before
starting to the online registration.
8.2. Candidate may note that there is no option for submitting the application form other
than the online mode to NBE, offline applications or printed copies cannot be
accepted by NBE.
8.3. NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE:
A candidate who is in employment either in Government or else-where will have to
produce a certificate of No Objection from his employer with the condition that if
selected he will be granted study leave to pursue the course. However, the
candidates who are employees of Government of J harkhand shall be issued admit
card provisionally in the absence of such No Objection certificates. But after
selection, they will have to either produce relieving certificate from their controlling
officer, or furnish an undertaking/affidavit that in case they are selected they shall
resign from the service and shall undertake the studies as fulltime students. Such
undertaking/affidavit has to be submitted at the time of counseling and the relieving
letter by the employer shall be submitted on or before the date of admission.
8.4. Candidates are advised to go through the instructions given and overview of the
application before proceeding to fill up the online application.
8.5. Online Applications for admission to the examination should be completed by the
prescribed cutoff date (see "Important Dates" on cover page).
8.6. You will be able to print the acknowledgment of submission of online application on
successful completion of online registration. All fields marked * are mandatory. An
acknowledgement shall also be sent by email to the registrant candidate.
8.7. Applications of candidates producing false or fabricated information will not be
considered and candidates may be further debarred from appearing in any future
examinations.
8.8. Admit Cards for PGET 2014 shall be uploaded on the website latest by 7
th
February,
2014.
8.9. How to fill the Application Form. For information on how to fill the Application Form,
please refer to Registration Guide on website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg






9. CAUTION NOTICE AND NON DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT

9.1. Caution Notice
a. Candidates are advised to refer to PGET website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg,
Information Bulletin for authentic information and periodic updates about the
PGET
b. Candidates are advised not to be allured by various claims of any party or person
or institute for qualifying PGET examination or securing seat as per the
regulations.
c. Candidates are advised to bring any such information to the notice of NBE by e-
mail: mail@natboard.edu.in

9.2. Non Disclosure Agreement

a. The PGET is a proprietary examination and is conducted by National Board of
Examinations. The contents of this test are confidential, proprietary and are owned
by National Board of Examinations. NBE explicitly prohibits the candidate from
publishing, reproducing or transmitting any or some contents of this test, in whole or
in part, in any form or by any means verbal or written, electronic or mechanical or for
any purpose.
b. By registering for and /or appearing in PGET the candidate explicitly agrees to
the above Non Disclosure Agreement and general terms of use for PGET as
contained in this Information Bulletin, PGET website.
c. Violation of any act or breach of the same shall be liable for penal action and
cancellation of the candidature at the bare threshold.

9.3. Disclaimer - The decision of NBE shall be final and binding for declaration of any
person /candidate guilty of foregoing or such offence as shall be classified as
UMC(Unfair means case).


10. UNFAIR MEANS

10.1. Unfair means: NBE reserves its absolute rights to take panel action under
applicable civil/criminal procedure/guideline or any other action deemed
appropriate against candidates found using unfair means.

Unfair means includes:

a) Obtaining or attempting support for his candidature by the following means,
namely:-

i). offering illegal gratification to ; or
ii). applying pressure on; or
iii). blackmailing, or threatening to blackmail any person connected with the
conduct of the examination; or

b) impersonation; or
c) procuring impersonation by any person; or
d) submitting fabricated documents or documents which have been tampered
with; or
e) making statements which are incorrect or false or suppressing material
information; or
f) resorting to the following means in connection with his candidature for the
examination, namely :-

i). obtaining copy of question paper in part or total through improper
means;
ii). finding out the particulars of the persons connected with secret work
relating to the examination;
iii). influencing the examiners; or influencing staff /officers deployed for
exams; or

g) using unfair means during the examination; or
h) writing obscene matter or drawing obscene sketches; or
i) misbehaving at test centre, provoking fellow examinees to boycott examination,
creating a disorderly scene and the like; or
j) harassing or doing bodily harm to the staff deployed by the NBE or its
designated agency for the conduct of their examination; or
k) being in possession of or using any mobile phone, pager or any electronic
equipment or device or any other equipment capable of being used as a
communication device during the examination; or

l) violating any of the instructions issued to candidates along with their admission
certificates permitting them to take the examination; or
m) attempting to commit or, as the case may be, abetting the NBE of all or any of
the acts specified in the foregoing clauses;


10.2. The candidate by indulging in NBE, may in addition to rendering himself liable to
criminal prosecution, be liable:-

a) to be disqualified by the NBE from the Examination for which he is a
candidate; and/or
b) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period:-
by the NBE, form any examination or selection held by them;
by the Central /State Government from any employment under them; and
if he is already in service under Government to disciplinary action under
the appropriate rules.

10.3. Malpractice: Any candidate indulging in mal-practice in Entrance Test shall be
debarred from appearance in the PG Entrance Test for 3 years besides initiation of
criminal prosecution.


11. RESULTS

11.1. QUALIFYING CRITERIA

i). 50% or more score in PGET for General Merit
ii). 40% or more score in PGET for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe, Backward
Class-I & Backward Class -II



11.2. VALIDITY OF PGET RESULT
The validity of the result of the PGET shall be only for the current admission
session i.e. 2014 admission session for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses and cannot
be carried forward for the next session of admissions for MD/MS/PG Diploma.

11.3. DECLARATION OF RESULT

i). The result for PGET is likely to be declared by 28
th
February 2014. The score
card - cum-result certificate for the PGET 2014 examination can be
downloaded from the website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg after the declaration of
result.
ii). There is no provision for rechecking/re-evaluation/re-totaling and no query in
this regard will be entertained.


11.4. COMPUTATION OF RESULT CRITERIA AND MERIT LIST

i) Merit list of all the candidates appeared in the PGET-2014 will be prepared on the
basis of the total marks obtained in the Admission Test.
ii) In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks in PGET 2014, their inter-
se-merit will be determined according to age, older getting preference over younger.

12. COUNSELING
12.1. CONDUCT OF COUNSELING:
The Counseling shall be conducted by J harkhand Combined Entrance
Competitive Examination Board (J CECEB), Govt. of J harkhand. For details
pertaining to Counseling please refer to website www. jceceboard.org

13. EQUATING AND SCALING

13.1. The question paper of PGET comprises of 200 multiple choice questions each with
four options and only one correct response. Multiple question papers are used for
PGET for different sessions and days.
13.2. A standard psychometrically-sound approach is employed for the scoring process
of PGET. This approach has been applied to score all large scale Computer Based
Examination utilizing multiple question papers.
13.3. While all papers (forms) are carefully assembled to ensure that the content is
comparable, the difficulty of each form may be perceived by different subjects
undertaking the test to slightly vary. Such minor differences in the overall difficulty
level are accurately measured after all the different question papers (forms) have
been administered and the results analyzed.
13.4. A post-equating process is necessary to ensure validity and fairness. Equating is a
psychometric process to adjust differences in difficulty so that performance from
different test papers (forms) are comparable on a common metric and therefore fair
to candidates testing across multiple papers (forms).
13.5. During post-equating, test items are concurrently analyzed and the estimated item
parameters (item difficulty and discrimination) are put onto a common metric. Item
Response Theory (IRT), a psychometrically supported statistical model, is utilized
in this process. The result is a score that takes into account the performance of the
candidate along with the difficulty of the form administered.
13.6. In order to ensure appropriate interpretation of performance, the scores must be
placed on a common scale or metric. A linear transformation is used for this scaling
process, which is a standard practice for such test administration.
13.7. Post equating takes into account any statistical differences in examination difficulty
and ensures all candidates are evaluated on a common scale. The aforesaid steps
ensure that all examination scores are valid, equitable and fair. Merit List shall be
prepared on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates.
13.8. There is no provision for re-checking /re-totaling /re-evaluation of the question
paper, answers, score and no query in this regard will be entertained.


14. OVERVIEW OF COMPUTER BASED TESTING










Access to Online Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card



Online Registration for PGET 2014 (21
st
J anuary-03
rd
February, 2014)


Download Admit Cards to eligible Candidates (7
th
February, 2014 )



Practice test (At PGET website for registered candidates) (09
th
Februray, 2014
onwards)



Reporting of candidates to the centre (As per admit card)


Security Check in Process


Test Tutorial (15 minutes before exam)


Actual test/ examination (3

hours)


Ending the test



15. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

1. What are the eligibility criteria to appear in Jharkhand PGET 2014?
Candidates who fulfill the following criteria are eligible to appear for the PGET.
Educational :

15.1. The candidates must have passed MBBS Examination from any
University/Medical College of J harkhand State.
15.2. The candidates must have completed the Rotating Internship.
15.3. The candidates must have obtained permanent Registration from Medical
Council of India or Bihar/J harkhand State Medical Council.
15.4. The candidates who are local residents of J harkhand, who have got admission in
MBBS Course in Bihar before the creation of New J harkhand State that is
15.11.2000 and have passed MBBS from Bihar may also apply as per Govt. of
J harkhand notification no.65(9) dated 07/05/2013.
15.5. The candidates, who have passed MBBS Exam. from any University/Medical
College as per the requirements above, but have not completed the Rotating
Internship may also apply to appear in PGET-2014 on provisional basis subject to
the condition that they must complete the Rotating Internship satisfactorily on or
before 31.03.2014, otherwise they shall not be allowed to participate in the
counseling even if their name appears in the merit list.
15.6. A candidate, who did not obtain permanent registration from Medical Council of
India or Bihar/J harkhand State Medical Council, but is otherwise eligible, may be
allowed to appear in PGET-2014 on provisional basis, but he must obtain the
same from J harkhand State Medical Council within one month from the date of
his admission in P.G. Course as per the rules of the Medical Council of India,
failing which the admission of the candidate shall be cancelled. Also, he must be
registered after admission under the concerned University within the period
prescribed by that University.
(B) Residential :
A candidate who fulfills any of the following criteria is eligible for admission :-

iii) The candidate must be a citizen of India, and local resident of J harkhand as per
Memo No.-5/Miscellaneous-09/2001 (Domicile) Off. 2691/Ranchi, dated
29/4/02 of Personnel, Administrative Reforms and Rajbhasha Department,
Government of J harkhand, and he/she must have to produce documents at the
time of counseling/admission attested photocopy of Local Resident Certificate
issued by the Dy. Commissioner/Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) of the state of
J harkhand in proper proforma as per Annexure A. The residential certificate
must bear Memo No., date and seal of the issuing authority. Certificate issued
by any one other than Dy. Commissioner/Sub Divisional Officer (Civil) shall not
be entertained and will lead to rejection of his/ her claim. No other document in
support of his/her claim for residence will be entertained.
or
A candidate who is not a permanent resident of J harkhand, but has passed his
MBBS Examination from any University/Medical College of J harkhand state is
also eligible as per the directives of Honble High Court, Patna in CWJ C No.
3448/2000.

iv) Whose mother/father is a permanent employee of United Nations Organization
and is presently posted in J harkhand.

A candidate claiming eligibility under Para 2B(ii) must submit an employment
certificate duly signed and issued by the Employer or Head of the
Office/Department, in case of U.N.O. employee only.

(c) AGE LIMIT :


There is no upper age limit for appearing in PGET-2014. (Vide the directives
of Honble High Court, Patna in CWJ C No. 3309/2000 and 3341/2000).

2. Can I apply if I have not yet completed my Compulsory rotatory internship?
You can apply for J harkhand PGET 2014 if you are completing compulsory rotatory
internship on or before 31
st
March 2014.


3. Can a post graduate degree holder/doing PG course apply for the entrance
test?
v) A candidate who has passed a Post-Graduate Degree Course will not be
permitted admission in Post-Graduate Diploma Course of same subject.
vi) No candidate will be permitted to pursue and complete more than one course
from the same Examination and the same session.
vii) No candidate will be enrolled for two courses simultaneously i.e. as a regular
student for one course and as an ex-student for the other course.

4. What is the age criteria for PGET 2014?

There is no upper age limit for appearing in PGET-2014. (Vide the directives of
Honble High Court, Patna in CWJ C No. 3309/2000 and 3341/2000).

SCHEME OF EXAMINATIONS

1. What type of questions will there be?
The examination shall be a multiple choice questions test delivered using computer
network.

2. How many questions will there be?
The test comprises of 200 multiple choices, single correct response questions in
English language only.

3. Is there any negative marking?
There shall be no negative marking.

4. What is the syllabus on which the test should be based?
The candidate should have completed or is completing compulsory rotating
internship on or before 31
St
March 2014

The syllabus for the test shall comprise of subjects/ knowledge areas as per the
graduate medical education regulations issued by Medical Council of India with prior
approval of government of India.

TEST DAY PROCEDURES

1. What is the reporting time for the test?
Candidates must arrive at their assigned test centre one (1) hour before their
scheduled test start time. If the test begins at 10 AM, you must reach the reporting
counter at test centre no later than 9 AM. If the test begins at 3:15 PM, you must
reach the reporting counter at test centre no later than 2:15PM. This will allow for
security checks, identity verification and check-in. The reporting counter will close 30
minutes prior to the test start time. Candidates who arrive late will not be allowed to
test.

2. What do I need to bring to the test centre?
i). Candidates MUST bring to the test centre the following documents:
Printed copy of your Admit Card with photo attested by gazetted officer attached
AND
ii). Photocopy of your Permanent or Provisional MCI/SMC registration*, to be
retained by the test centre AND
iii). Any one of the following authorised photo IDs** (must be original and non
expired):
PAN Card
Driving License
Voter ID
Passport
Aadhaar Card

*Candidates who have obtained their Primary Medical Qualification outside India and
do not have MCI/SMC registration should bring their original screening test pass
certificate.
Note: You will not be allowed to take personal items such as mobile phones,
watches, food items, study material, lockets, bags, electronic gadgets or any other

prohibited items into the testing room. You are advised not to bring these to the test
centre.

3. Does the name appearing on the photo identification need to match the one
shown on the Admit Card?
The name on your photo identification must match your name as shown on your
Admit Card. If your name has been changed due to events such as marriage, you
must show the relevant document mentioned below at the time of the test:
i). Marriage Certificate
ii). Divorce Decree
iii). Legal Name Change Document

4. Where can I find directions for getting to my test centre?
Maps and directions to each test centre will be available on the PGET 2014 website
www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg Candidates are advised to plan their travel accordingly and
make allowance for traffic and other unforeseen circumstances.

5. What happens during the security checks, identity verification and check-in?
Candidates will need to produce their Admit Card and one valid and original ID for
verification upon arrival at the test centre. Only registered candidates will be allowed
into the test centre. Candidates will be frisked before entering the testing room to
ensure they are not carrying any prohibited items. A digital photo and fingerprint of all
candidates will also be captured electronically as part of the check-in process.

6. What will I be provided with during the test?
At the test centre, each candidate will be seated at a desk with a computer terminal
and he/she will be provided with pencils, eraser and rough/scratch paper. Rough
work cannot be done on any other paper/sheet, as no other material will be allowed
inside the testing room. On completion of the test, candidates will have to hand all
the scratch paper and stationery back to the test centre administrator.

7. How do I know when the test time has ended?
There will be an on-screen timer on the top right corner of your screen which will
count down from 3 hours. Candidates are advised to check this timer regularly and

allocate their time carefully. A pop-up window will appear before the test ends to alert
candidates.

8. Will I be able to leave early if I finish the test before the allocated test time has
ended?
No, candidates will not be allowed to leave until the entire duration of the test is up
with the exception of genuine medical conditions.

9. Can I take test from any computer of my choice?
No, a candidate will have to test on a pre-assigned workstation, in the testing venue
chosen by him/her during the time of registration.

10. What does a computer based test look like?
A practice test will be made available on the NBE website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg/ptest
to provide candidates with the look and feel, as well as functionality of the actual test.

11. If I have some issue during the examination, what should I do?
For any issues during the test, candidate may raise his /her hand to notify
TCA/invigilator.

RESULT

1. For what period the result of PGET is valid?
The validity of the result of the PGET 2014 shall be only for the current admission
session i.e. 2014 admission session for MD/MS /PG diploma courses and cannot be
carried forward for the next session of admissions for MD/MS/ PG diploma.

2. What will be the date of result declaration?
The result of J harkhand PGET 2014 is likely to be declared by 28/02/2014. The mark
sheet cum result certificate for the PGET 2014 examination can be downloaded from
the website www.nbe.gov.in/jhpg after the declaration of result.

3. What are the qualifying criteria for PGET 2014?


Candidates who obtain a minimum score as per category below shall be declared as
Qualified in PGET-2014.
>=50% in PGET for General Merit candidates
>=40% in PGET for Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe & Backward Classes I
& II candidates

4. How will the tie of marks be solved? What are the tie breaking criteria?
Merit list of all the candidates appeared in the PGET-2014 will be prepared on the
basis of the total marks obtained in the Admission Test.
In case of two or more candidates obtaining equal marks in PGET 2014, their
inter-se-merit will be determined according to age, older getting preference over
younger.

Annexure A


Annexure B