Bachelor in Prosthetics and Orthotics at NIEPMD: Apply by October 11
National Institute for Empowerment of Persons with Multiple Disabilities (DIVYANGJAN) (NIEPMD), East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Kovalam (P.O), Chennai, Tamil Nadu-603112, under the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Govt.of India, has invited applications for admission to the Bachelor in Prosthetics and Orthotics (B.P.O.) programme for 2019-20.
The course duration is 4 Academic years and 6 months Compulsory Internship and is approved by the Rehabilitation Council of India, New Delhi. There are 25 seats.
Eligibility: Applicant should have passed 10+2 in Science or equivalent with Physics (P), Chemistry (C), Biology (B)/ Mathematics (M) and English (E) with minimum aggregate of 50% marks in PCBE/PCME. SC/ST/OBC/ PwD applicants need only minimum aggregate of 40% marks in PCBE/PCME.
Selection: Selection will be based on a two hour Nationall Entrance Test (NET) carrying 100 marks, to be held on 20th October, 2020 at Chennai, Madurai, Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Thiruvananthapuram and Guwahati. The NET will have25 Multiple Choice Questions from each of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Maths, based on 10+2/ Intermediate/Higher Secondary & and 25 from Reasoning. Each will carry 1 mark. Medium of National Entrance Test- Prosthetics & Orthotics -2019 will be English only. Sample Questions are given in the Prospectus that can be downloaded from http://niepmd.tn.nic.in/a_bpo.php
Application: Application form can be downloaded from http://niepmd.tn.nic.in/a_bpo.php. Application fee of Rs.500/- (Rs.250/- for SC/ST) has to be paid by way of a Demand Draft in favour of ‘Director, NIEPMD, payable at Chennai. Application fee can also be paid Online as per details available in the application form.
The filled in application form with documents specified in the Prospectus/Application form should reach ‘Director, NIEPMD, East Coast Road, Muttukadu, Kovalam (P.O), Chennai, Tamil Nadu - 603 112’, latest by 11.10.2019.
For details, visit http://niepmd.tn.nic.in/a_bpo.php