Category 5: PH (Physically Handicapped)

Category 5: PH (Physically Handicapped)

Seats Allocated: 3%


In accordance with the provisions of Section 39 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 (Central Act 1 of 1996), a person suffering from not less than 40% (forty percent) disability shall be eligible for the consideration under this category. An applicant claiming consideration under this category must meet all other conditions of residence under the General Category and produce a certificate from the Medical Board of Goa Medical College regarding his/her disability and ability/fitness to undergo all parts of syllabus for the course such as theory, practical, workshop etc. The percentage of disability should be recorded on the fitness certificate (Vide Government of Goa Notification No. 13/140/87-PHD dated 20-7-88 to determine the extent of disability). The Admission Committee reserves the right to refer the case to Medical Board of Goa Medical College & Hospital, Bambolim in case of dispute/doubt.

Specific Documents required:

An applicant claiming a seat under Physically Handicapped category must produce a certificate from the Medical Board of Goa Medical College regarding his/her disability and ability/fitness to undergo all parts of the syllabus for the course, such as theory, practical, workshop, etc.