For State Quota Seats in Govt.Medical/Dental Colleges and Private un- aided Dental Colleges: (i) Children of Bonafide Himachali/Himachal Govt. Employees and Employees of Autonomous Bodies wholly or partially financed by the Himachal Pradesh Govt. and who have passed atleast two examinations out of four i.e. Middle, Matric, +1 & +2 or its equivalent from the recognized School(s)/College(s) situated in the State of Himachal Pradesh only are eligible to apply for this test. However, Children of Defence Personnel/Ex-Servicemen/Employees of Central Govt. including U.T./Other State Govts. /Employees of Autonomous Organisations/Semi-Govt. Bodies of Central Govt. and other State Govts. or Children of Himachal Govt. Employees/Employees of wholly owned H.P. Govt. Undertakings/Autonomous Bodies who are Bonafide Himachali and living outside the State of H.P. on account of their service are exempted from the condition of passing two examinations from the School(s) situated in the State of H.P. are also eligible for this test.
(ii) The Bonafide Himachali students who are admitted to Navodaya School(s) situated in Himachal, but passed Matric or +2 examination under the exchangeprogramme from other Navodaya School(s) in the country are also eligible to apply for this test.
For Management Quota Seats( only in Private Un-aided Dental Colleges): Under this quota, there will be no domicile and schooling conditions, both Himachali and non- Himachali interested candidates can compete in the entrance test subject to fulfillment of minimum educational qualification and age as given hereunder.
For Children of J&K Migrants: Who possess the minimum qualifying educational qualification and age as given can compete in this test against the seats reserved for them.
For Children of Tibetan Refugees: Who possess the minimum qualifying educational qualification and age as given and duly sponsored by the Tibetan Govt.in Exile can compete in this test against the seats reserved for them.
For NRI Candidates: Who are residing abroad and have passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) from abroad and possess the minimumeducational qualification and age as given can apply on the prescribed application form available in the prospectus direct to the Principal(s) of the concernedMedical/Dental College(s). They are not required to take the entrance test 2012.
Age & Educational Qualification:
(i) Age: The candidate should have already completed or should complete the age of 17 years and must not have completed 25 years of age on 31st December,2012.
(ii) Educational Qualifications: The candidate should have passed 10+2 or its equivalent examinations of a University/Board by law in India with Physics,Chemistry and Biology subjects which shall include a practical test with 50% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC) provided that the candidate has qualified the subject of English as an elective subject in the above examination.
Note: The candidates who have appeared in 10+2 or its equivalent examination and whose results have not been declared can also apply for this test, but the admission will be subject to passing of the said examination with the required percentage at the time of Ist round of counseling.