Administrative Council approves filling up of left over vacancies in Paramedical Institutions after centralized counseling by J&K BOPEE is over
Jammu Links News2/21/2024

JAMMU: The Administrative Council (AC) which met here under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved filling up of left over vacancies  in paramedical institutions after centralized  counseling  by  Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) is over.

Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor; Atal Dulloo, Chief Secretary; Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting.

The Administrative Council approved filling up of left over seats  for admission to M.Sc/ B.Sc Nursing, Post Basic B.Sc Nursing, B. Pharmacy  Course  and various Paramedical Courses in the Government run institutions and Private Institutions in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir by the  Institution itself, on merit basis strictly as per the eligibility criteria and Standard Operating Procedures (SoPs)  framed by the Government,   after centralized  counseling by the Jammu and Kashmir Board  of Professional  Entrance  Examinations is over.

This has been necessitated because of the fact  that  majority of such seats in the Private  as well as Government Nursing and Paramedical  Institutions remain unfilled  and a representation in this regard was  submitted by the promoters of the institutions. 

By virtue of SAC decision  dated 30-7-2019, Health and Medical Education Department issued SRO-505 of 2019 dated 20-8-2019 vide which  admission to  Nursing and Paramedical courses  offered by  Government/ Private Institutions/ Universities  were  to be  made by  J&K BOPEE  on merit basis. 

Subsequently   vide SRO- 640 of 2019 dated 24-10-2019,  the notification SRO-505 of 2019 dated 20-8-2019  was to take effect from academic session 2020-21. 

Admissions were made by J&K,  BOPEE but majority of seats in Government/Private Institutions remain unfilled.

The case was examined and  the model  in State of Punjab was also studied. 

Thereafter the Health and Medical Education Department took a decision to frame SoPs in consultation with Registrar, J&K, Paramedical Council. In consultation with GAD and J&K BOPEE, H&ME Department submitted the instant proposal for the approval of Administrative Council.

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