Kashmir News Trust #KNT
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 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. (KNT)