BOPEE reserves medical seats for kins who lost family members in militant attacks

Srinagar, Nov 8: Jammu and Kashmir Government have announced that the kins of those killed in militancy-related incidents will get a reservation in MBBS and BDS quota.

The policy will be applied to the central pool MBBS/BDS Seats.

A notice released by the Jammu and Kashmir Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) stated that those students who have lost both their parents or the sole breadwinner of their household in a militant attack will be considered eligible for this quota.

Likewise, if the parents or students themselves have been injured or handicapped in a militant attack, the reservation will apply to them too, the notification read.

To avail the reservation the student should have passed Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English individually, in addition to a minimum of 50% (40% for SC/ST/OSC, 45% for Gen-PwD category candidates, and 40% for SC/ST/OBC-PWD candidates) in Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-Technology.

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