Government of Telangana State with GO 47 on 21 June 2019 issued orders for 10% Economically Weaker Section (EWS) Reservation in Telangana Medical & Dental Colleges from 2019.
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 read with sub-section (1) of section 15 of the Telangana Educational Institutions (Regulation of Admission and Prohibition of Capitation Fee) Act, 1983 (Act No. 5 of 1983), the Governor of Telangana hereby makes the following amendment to the Telangana Medical and Dental Colleges Admission (Admission into MBBS & BDS Courses ) Rules, 2017 issued in G.O.Ms.No.114, HM&FW(C1) Dept, Dated:05.07.2017:-
In the said rules:-
1. In rule II, under “RESERVATIONS”, after sub-rule (g), the following sub-rule shall be added:-
h). 10% of total seats in specified Government Medical/Dental Colleges ( specified for EWS Reservation implementation) are reserved for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) category candidates who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservation for SC , ST & Socially & Educationally backward classes. These reservations will be implemented from specially sanctioned seats for implementation of EWS reservations, which are exclusively permitted for implementation of EWS reservations by Medical Council of India/Dental Council of India/ Ministry of Health Government of India in specified Government colleges.
Horizontal reservations will be calculated on the total number of seats available in EWS category for each course as per the percentage allotted to each category.
Candidates claiming the admission under EWS category should submit the Income and Asset certificate for reservation under EWS category issued by competent authority of Government of Telangana in original to the verifying officer from authorized Department at the time of verification of certificates as per the schedule notified by the University. Otherwise their claim for reservation under EWS category will not be considered. The decision of verifying officer is final.
2. In rule V, under “PREPARATION OF THE SEAT MATRIX”, after sub-rule (e), the following sub- rule shall be added :-
f. The reservations to EWS candidates (who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservation for SC , ST & Socially & Educationally backward classes) shall be 10% of total seats in specified Government Medical/Dental Colleges (seats exclusively permitted by Medical Council of
India / Dental Council of India /Ministry of Health, Government of India for implementation of EWS reservation.)
Government of India made certain provisions by the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019, enabling the State Government to make any special provision for the advancement of any economically weaker sections of citizens who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservations for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the socially and educationally Backward Classes in so far as such special provision relate to their admission to educational institutions including private educational institutions, whether aided or unaided by the State, other than the Minority Institutions referred to in clause (1) of Article 30, which in the case of reservation would be in addition to the existing reservation and subject to a maximum of ten percent of the total seats in each category, and also in employment by inserting clause (6) to Article 15 and clause (6) to Article 16 of the Constitution.
- The Registrar, KNR University of Health Sciences, Telangana, Warangal in his letter tenth read above inter alia has proposed an amendment to the Telangana Medical & Dental Colleges Admission (Admission into MBBS & BDS
Courses) Rules, 2017 issued in G.O.Ms.No.114, HM&FW (C1) Dept.,
Dated:05.07.2017 for admission into MBBS & BDS courses offered for seats under Competent authority quota in Government Medical Colleges, Private Non-Minority Medical Colleges , Private Minority Medical Colleges, Government Dental College, Private Non Minority Dental Colleges regarding implementation of reservations for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) Candidates.
In pursuance of insertion of clause 15 (6) in the Constitution of India vide the Constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019 Government have decided to provide 10% reservation to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in the State for admission into Medical / Dental Undergraduate (MBBS/BDS) Courses by amending the Telangana Medical and Dental Colleges Admission (Admission into MBBS and BDS courses) Rules, 2017 issued in G.O.Ms. No. 114, HM&FW (C1) Dept, Dated. 5/7/2017.