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ERA FOUNDATION

Uni-GAUGE
Post Graduate MEDICAL AND DENTAL 2016
(Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016)

Contents
I.

Introduction............................................................................................................................. 4

II.

Post Graduate Medical & Dental Programs ................................................................. 4

III. Eligibility Criteria for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 ........................................................... 5


IV.

Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 Exam Pattern and Details ................................................. 6

V.

Fees for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 .................................................................................... 6

VI.

Test Centres/Cities ............................................................................................................... 8

VII. Online Registration and Application ............................................................................... 8


VIII. Online Test Admission Tickets and Related Information ....................................... 9
IX.

Test Syllabi .............................................................................................................................. 9

X.

Instructions for Test Applicants ....................................................................................... 9

XI.

Grounds for Dismissal ....................................................................................................... 11

XII. Result Publishing: ............................................................................................................... 12


XIII. Challenge Verification/Objections to Provisional Answer Keys ......................... 13
XIV. Online Score Card ............................................................................................................... 13
XV. Biometric Recording and Verification .......................................................................... 13
XVI. Applying to Universities accepting Uni-GAUGE PGMD scores ............................ 14
XVII.Assistance / Facilities to candidates ............................................................................ 14
XVIII. Legal Disputes ................................................................................................................ 15
XIX. Change Request................................................................................................................... 15
XX. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) .............................................................................. 16

CALENDAR OF EVENTS Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016


Date

Day

Event

Mock test made available online.

Oct 2015

10/11/2015

Tuesday

Start date for registration and issue of online


Application for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016

28/12/2015

Monday

Last date for offline payment of fee

02/01/2016

Monday

Last date for online payment of fee

02/01/2016

Saturday

Last date for Submission of completed application


online

09/01/2016

Saturday

Start date for download of Test Admission Ticket on


the website

16/01/2016

Saturday

Last date for downloading of Online Test Admission


Ticket(TAT)

17/01/2016

Sunday

Uni-GAUGE PG Medical and Dental Entrance


Exam
(Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 and COMEDK PGET
2016)

18/01/2016

Monday

Publishing of Provisional Answer Keys and start date


for online submission of objections/challenge of
Provisional Answer keys

23/01/2016

Saturday

Last date for receiving challenges/objections


pertaining to Provisional Answer Keys

03/02/2016

Wednesday

Publishing of Final Answer keys

05/02/2016

Wednesday

Test Score cards made available online to the


candidates

I. Introduction
1)

2)

Educational Rating and Assessment Foundation (ERA Foundation), is a Notfor-profit company incorporated under Section 25 of the Indian Companies
Act, 1956.
Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 and COMEDK PGET 2016 exams will be
conducted by ERA Foundation as one entrance exam on 17th January
2016.

a) Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016


ERA Foundation will be conducting Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 entrance exam for
candidates seeking admission to postgraduate medical and dental courses at
Participating Member Universities/institutions of ERA Foundation for the
academic year 2016-17.
Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016" is a pan-India, online computer based test.

b) COMEDK PGET 2016


COMEDK has entered into a strategic alliance with ERA Foundation for conduct
of online entrance exams. COMEDK PGET 2016 will be an online computer
based test for admission to Post Graduate Medical and Dental programs at
member institutions of Karnataka Professional Colleges Foundation. For Details
of COMEDK exam, please refer COMEDK brochure on www.comedk.org or
www.unigauge.com

3)
4)

ERA has partnered with TCS-iON, a Division of TCS (Tata Consultancy


Services) for conducting computer based test across India.
Applicants of Uni-GAUGE are advised to read this brochure thoroughly and
familiarize themselves with the test procedures. For more details about UniGAUGE exam, refer our website www.unigauge.com

II. Post Graduate Medical & Dental Programs


Candidates appearing for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016" will be eligible to seek
admission to Post Graduate degree in Medical and Dental programs of the
member universities/institutions of ERA Foundation for the academic year 201617 only. List of Universities/ Institutions accepting Uni-GAUGE Score card are
given in Appendix I. Any additions or changes in the same will be updated on
our website www.unigauge.com

The respective websites of Universities/Institutions who accept Uni-GAUGE


scores for their admission provide details of Programmes/courses, number of
seats, admission criteria, eligibility criteria, reservation if any, and the fee
structure etc.

III. Eligibility Criteria for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016


Degree / Diploma Programs:
1. Applicants must meet all requirements stipulated by Medical Council of India
(MCI) / Dental Council India (DCI). They should have successfully passed
their M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. - qualifying examination from an institution recognized
by MCI / DCI, and must have completed or must be completing their
internship by 30/04/2016.
2. As per the existing Post Graduate Regulation of MCI and DCI, the minimum
percentage of marks in the entrance test (Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016) for
eligibility and admission to Post Graduate Courses shall be 50% for General
Merit candidates and 40% for candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes,
Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes.
3. Every student, selected for admission to the Post Graduate Medical / Dental
course in any of the Medical / Dental institutions in the country, must possess
recognized M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. degree or equivalent qualification and should
have obtained permanent registration with MCI/DCI or any of the State
Medical/ Dental Council or should obtain the same within one month from the
date of admission, failing which the admission of the candidate is liable to be
cancelled.
4. Criteria for Indian Nationals with Foreign University Degrees
a) Citizen of India/Overseas citizen of India, who has completed MBBS/BDS
from a foreign institution are eligible as per provisions of IMC Act 1956(as
amended) and Screening Test Regulations 2002 (as amended).
b) Candidate should be registered by Medical/Dental Council of India

5.

Candidates are required to acknowledge a declaration about their eligibility


while filling up the application form online. However the relevant proofs are to
be submitted directly to Universities/Institutions, as required.

Note: Only Candidates who have completed internship or who are due to complete
internship before 30/04/2016 (30th April 2016) are eligible for admission for the
academic year 2016-17.

IV. Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 Exam Pattern and Details


Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 is being conducted for merit determination, for use by ERA
Foundation member Universities/Institutions.
1. The Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 Entrance Examination consists of Single paper of
3 Hours durations that contains 180 multiple choice questions carrying
maximum of 180 marks
2. There will be two separate tests for respective disciplines i.e. Medical &
Dental:
3. The test comprises of two sections in each streams:
a) Medical Stream
Section I
: Direct MCQs 120 questions of 1 mark each
Section II : Clinical vignettes linked MCQs 60 question of 1 mark
each
b) Dental Stream
Section I
: Direct MCQs 148 questions of 1 mark each
Section II : Clinical vignettes linked MCQs 32 question of 1 mark
each

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8.

The number of questions in each subject will be based on the number of hours
assigned by statutory agencies during the graduate program.
The test will begin on 17/01/2016 at 10:00 AM and end at 01:00 PM
This is an online test i.e. computer based test.
There will be no negative marks for wrong answer.
If there is a tie in the score, participating Member Universities will adopt
methods to break tie to determine the inter-se merit. (Please refer to section
XII Result Details)

V. Fees for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016


1.

Candidate can exercise the option of choosing either Uni-GAUGE PGMD


2016 OR COMEDK PGET 2016 OR BOTH at the time of filling payment
details in the online application. In case the candidate is opting for both
Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 and COMEDK PGET 2016 exam concessional
fee as mentioned below will be applicable:

Options available to candidate

Fee Applicable

Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 Exam only

Rs. 2,500/-

COMEDK PGET 2016 Exam Only

Rs. 3,000/-

OPT for BOTH Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016


and COMEDK PGET 2016

Rs. 4,500/-

No changes can be made once the application form is submitted


online

Fee once paid is non-refundable.

Online payment process:


Online payment through Net Banking/ Debit card/ Credit card can be made on or
before 2nd January 2016
Offline payment process:
1) Select Offline (Challan based) Payment option.
2) Enter Captcha and Submit the application (Ensure to check entered details
before submission )
3) On Application view page, there will be a Tab Challan
4) Click on the Challan Tab and Download the Pre-printed Challan
5) Take Print out of the Challan
6) Make the Application fees payment in authorized Axis bank branches.
7) Re-Log in to the Application Portal.
8) Upload the Signed/Sealed Challan scanned copy.
9) Enter the Signed/Sealed Challan details.
10)

Submit the Application.

Note: Last date for making offline payment through Axis Bank Challan is
28th December 2015.

VI. Test Centers/Cities


Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 will be conducted in about 66 major cities and towns of
India. The lists of cities are given in Appendix-II.

1.
2.

3.

4.

While filling the application, candidates will be asked to select three cities of
their choice.
In the event that all the test city locations chosen by you are not available,
you will be allocated a test city nearest to you among the available test
centers
ERA Foundation reserves the right to decide and allocate the cities for
conducting Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016. Any changes to the stated policy and
decision
will
be
communicated
on
the
Uni-GAUGE
website
(www.unigauge.com)
Each city can have one or more centers. The allocation of centers is done
through a computer assisted randomization/optimization process. The
allocated centre will be communicated through the online test admission ticket
(online TAT)

VII. Online Registration and Application


To register for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016, please refer to Uni-GAUGE Website
(www.unigauge.com). This has a registration form along with suitable instructions.
On Registration the applicant will be provided with Login ID and Password.
To complete the application process, please complete the prescribed application
form and submit it along with relevant documents and prescribed fees. Uni-GAUGE
website (www.unigauge.com) has suitable instructions. Please read carefully and
follow the instructions for completing application process.
No changes can be made once the application is submitted online. Hence
candidates are requested to fill the application form carefully

VIII. Online Test Admission Tickets and Related Information


1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.

Online Test Admission Ticket will be available under the Applicants login on
Uni-GAUGE website from 09th January 2016 till 16th January 2016 (midnight)
Download and obtain printout of the Test Admission Ticket (Online TAT) for
taking the scheduled test.
Test Admission Ticket (Online TAT) is a mandatory document. Candidates will
not be allowed to take the Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 without this document.
Test Admission Ticket (Online TAT) gives the details of test center assigned to
the candidate. There is no provision for any request to change the test center.
Please note that Test Admission Ticket (Online TAT) will NOT be dispatched in
any other form to the candidates under any circumstances.
The candidates must preserve the print out of Online TAT until the admission
process is complete.

IX. Test Syllabi


The scope of the syllabi for the Post Graduate Medical / Dental entrance test is
based on the M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. syllabus as prescribed by MCI / DCI respectively.

X. Instructions for Test Applicants


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2.

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8.

Report 120 minutes before the commencement of the test (i.e. report by 8:00
AM on 17/01/2016) for scrutiny of documents
The test centre will be opened 60 minutes before the commencement of the
test. Candidates are expected to take their seats immediately. If candidates do
not report in time, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions.
The candidate must show, on demand, the Test Admission Ticket for admission
in the Examination Hall. A candidate who does not possess the Test Admission
Ticket downloaded from the Uni-GAUGE website shall not be admitted to the
test centre under any circumstance.
During the test, the invigilator will check the Test Admission Ticket of the
candidates to validate the identity of each candidate. The invigilator will also
put his/her signature in the place provided in the Test Admission Ticket.
In the test centre the candidate must occupy his / her specific place assigned
by the invigilators. If a candidate is found taking the test from a place which is
not assigned to him/her, his/her candidature is liable to be cancelled.
Test commences at 10:00 AM
After 09:30 AM candidates will not be allowed to enter the
examination hall to take the test.
Candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination hall before 01:00 PM

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ERA is not responsible for any delay by any means of transportation to reach
the test centre beyond the prescribed time and that the candidate will not be
allowed to enter the test centre and take the test in the event of delay beyond
the prescribed time. It is advisable to reach the Test Location early.
Candidates are advised in their own interest not to carry any of the personal
computational devices, Bluetooth devices, cell phones, any electronic gadgets,
watches, bands etc. to the venue of the examination as arrangement for safe
keeping of the same cannot be assured. The aforesaid items are barred from
being carried into test centre.
Candidates must not carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of
papers, any electronic gadgets except the Test Admission Ticket and an
acceptable photo ID inside the test centre
There is no provision for re-examination for any reason for candidates who fail
to appear for the test on scheduled date and time.
It is mandatory for the candidate to bring his/her recent two (not older than 3
months) passport size color photograph during the conduct of Uni-GAUGE
PGMD 2016 for submission and verification before the commencement of test.
At the back of the photograph, candidate must mention his/her name, and TAT
number.
The candidates must sign on their Test Admission Ticket in the presence of the
invigilator, after the invigilator has verified their TAT.
The Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 test administration is timed. The Chief
Superintendent of the test centre is the official timekeeper.
Biometric recording and verification will be done before and during the test
session (at the discretion of ERA).
Candidates are not allowed to go out of the test area even temporarily for any
reason during the test duration (request for use of toilet will not be
entertained)

What to Bring to Exam Hall


Your Test Admission Ticket for
Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 Exam
Valid Original Photo ID Proof as
mentioned in Online application
form

2 Recent passport size color


photograph

Things to Take care


Downloaded from Uni-GAUGE website
Acceptable ID Proofs(Any one of below)
Voter ID
Adhaar Card
Passport
Driving License
PAN Card
Below are not acceptable:
Photo mismatch with candidate
Smudged /Hazy Photograph
Photos older than 3 months

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XI. Grounds for Dismissal


Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 test administrator is authorized to dismiss a candidate from
a test session for:
1.
2.

Attempting to take the test for someone else (Impersonation).


Failing to provide acceptable Original identification proof when asked for:
Acceptable identification proofs are one of the below:
Voter ID
Adhar Card / e-Adhar downloaded
Passport
Driving License
PAN Card
3.
Creating disturbance at the test venue.
4.
Giving or receiving unauthorized help.
5.
Using any forbidden / unauthorized testing aids such as personal
computational devices, Bluetooth devices, cell phones, any electronic gadgets
etc.,
6.
Leaving the test center before the stipulated time.
7.
Refusing to follow directions as stipulated by the invigilators etc.,
8.
Photo-mismatch / photos older than three
months / smudged or hazy
photographs will result in disqualification of the candidate
9.
If the candidate has a past history of criminal records or having involved in
ragging as defined by the concerned regulatory authorities are not allowed to
take the entrance test and at the same time if it is established of the above
offences subsequently, such candidates even if selected finally would be
debarred from further pursuing a course
10. The UGC regulations on Curbing the Menace of Ragging in Higher Educational
Institutions issued in April 2009 is available on the Uni-GAUGE website
(www.unigauge.com) separately
11. Any other misconduct in the opinion of the invigilator compels dismissing the
candidate.
Failure to comply with the test procedures and regulations or with the test
administrator's directions can result in ERA Foundation taking action/s that include,
but are not limited to, barring candidates from future testing and or cancelling the
test scores. No results would be announced in respect of dismissed candidates

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XII. Result Publishing:


Test scores of Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 will be made available to candidates on 5th
February
2016
under
Applicants
login
on
the
Uni-GAUGE
website
(www.unigauge.com) for all eligible candidates.
The candidates are expected to apply to their desired member University/institution
in response to the notifications issued by the respective University/Institution along
with the test scores.
Universities shall seek the details of the candidates that are participating in their
admission process for verification.
Inter-se Merit:
Universities/Institutions shall use the Uni-GAUGE scores in their admission process.
Ties in the test scores, if any, will be resolved by the criteria pre-published by the
Universities/Institutions as part of their admission process. Typical tie break
conditions include but not limited to:

The principle of least negative responses (Number of wrong answers).


Number of additional attempts during the course of study, i.e., M.B.B.S. /
B.D.S.
Total aggregate percentage scored in the M.B.B.S. / B.D.S. exams
The age of the candidate: the older candidate is ranked higher than the
younger candidate. In case of tie existing after exhausting in all of the
above situations, merit will be based on random selection.

The details of the scores of the candidates will be sent to the member
Universities/Institutions on request being made by them.
Candidates will have their score cards available
www.unigauge.com as per the calendar of events.

on

Uni-GAUGE

Website

All candidates must note that any form of canvassing or influence exercised,
attempted would result in permanent disqualification of the applicant without any
further notice.
www.unigauge.com and www.erafoundationindia.org is the only official
website of ERA foundation. ERA is not responsible for any information
available on other websites/elsewhere.

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ERA does not have any agents, liaison/admission offices, representatives or any
other office/s other than the office mentioned in this brochure.
Candidates are requested not to depend upon or deal with any person or
organization/s claiming to be associated with the ERA activities or claiming to help
with admissions or entrance tests. ERA Foundation will not be responsible for the
same.

XIII. Challenge Verification/Objections to Provisional Answer Keys


Provisional Answer Keys will be made available under the individual login, on
www.unigauge.com as per the calendar of events. Clarifications, if any, should be
sought within the dates stipulated. The final result made available after challenge
verification /objections by ERA Foundation will be binding on all candidates and no
further claim would be entertained thereafter. (Please refer to the Calendar of
Events for details).
Fee for challenge/objection of Provisional Answer Key: Rs 1,000/- for each
question and the relevant answer being challenged.
Refund: Refund of Challenge fee will be done only if the clarification sought is
upheld. The same will be refunded after the Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 process is
completed

XIV. Online Score Card


1.
2.
3.

Online Score Card will be available for eligible candidates under Applicants
login of the Uni-GAUGE website from 05/02/2016 onwards.
Candidates should download and obtain a printout of the Online Score card.
Candidates will not be entertained by member Universities/institutions for
admission without the score Card made available from ERA foundation.

XV. Biometric Recording and Verification


Candidates taking the Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 may be required to undergo
biometric recording and verification
1.
Before and During the test
2.
During counseling for seat selection at member institutions or
3.
At any time during the admission process or subsequent thereto.
ERA Foundation reserves the right to change (or) reset the Biometric Verification
parameters at any time during the selection process.

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Any mismatch at any stage will automatically result in disqualification of the


candidate and he/she will not be permitted to participate in any further process of
seat selection and admission to PG course.
Imposters are liable for criminal prosecution.

XVI. Applying to Universities accepting Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 scores


1.
2.

3.

4.
5.

Download your Test Score card from www.unigauge.com


Check your eligibility criteria in the website of the participating university for
the course that you are interested in. This information is available in the
respective university websites. The link for the same is also available
at www.unigauge.com
You have to apply separately to the participating university that you are
interested in along with the downloaded Uni-GAUGE test scorecard and the
prescribed documents mentioned in the participating university website.
University will verify the test score card submitted by you with ERA
Foundation.
University will prepare a merit list of the applicants who have submitted
applications to them and conduct admission process.

XVII. Assistance / Facilities to candidates


Refer to helpdesk in the website.
The ERA Office is operational from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM, Monday to Friday, and
from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM on Saturday. The ERA office is not operational on
Sunday and other public holidays.
No personal Queries will be entertained. The communication can be made only
through Email or post.
Address for Correspondence:
ERA Foundation
5th & 6th Floor,
Lavelle Mansion,
1/2, Lavelle Road
Bangalore 560 001
Telephone/helpline: 18001036182
Email: helpdesk@erafoundationindia.org

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Kindly Note:
a) All information or details with regards to the Member Universities /
Institutions have been provided by the Universities / institutions. Should any
inadvertent error be present, ERA Foundation is not liable and responsible for
the same.
b) ERA cannot be held responsible for denial of Internet service, website
unavailability, and unavailability to connect / reach voice / non voice support
or any other reasons, beyond the control of ERA.
c) Applicants are advised NOT to send any documents including their original
transcripts to ERA along with the application.
d) Should there be unforeseen changes in the calendar of events; ERA is not
responsible for the same.
e) The process enlisted in this brochure, is based on guidelines prescribed by the
Honble Supreme Court of India and the concerned statutory bodies. Any
changes indicated by the statutory bodies during the Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016
process are binding on ERA for implementation.
f) Documents and/or declarations collected if any relating to Uni-GAUGE PGMD
2016 will be confidential and would be retained for the current academic year
only. Any dispute of whatever nature beyond the academic year would not be
entertained.
g) The information content in this brochure is as on the date of Notification.
Please refer to the website www.unigauge.com for current and updated
information.
h) ERA reserves the right to modify the various terms and conditions and other
criteria incorporated in this brochure at its discretion and at any time after
notifying the same on its website www.unigauge.com
i)
All communication to ERA shall have to be in English language.

XVIII. Legal Disputes


All legal disputes, if any, pertaining to Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016, shall be subject to
competent courts/ consumer forums located in the jurisdiction of Bangalore city
only.

XIX. Change Request


Candidates are cautioned to fill up the online application carefully as the request for
change in any application data entered and submitted will not be entertained.

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XX. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


1.

What is Computer based test?

Response: It is a test conducted using the Local Area Network (LAN) to make it
safe, secure and un-interrupted.

2.

Is Computer based test (CBT) based on Internet?

Response: No

3.

What computer knowledge is required to appear for CBT Mode?

Response: The candidate needs to know only how to operate the computer mouse.

4.

What are the advantages in opting for CBT?

Response: The test can be organized in many cities simultaneously which will
eliminate the need to travel from city to city. This saves cost and time.
Advantages while taking the examination are:
Countdown timer will display the remaining time available to complete the
examination.
Question Palette displayed on the right side of screen will show the status of
each question.
You can easily navigate to any question by clicking on the question number in
the Question Palette.
You can mark a question for review and then come back to it for saving the
correct option.
You can easily navigate between multiple sections by clicking the respective
section displayed on the top bar of the screen.
You can view the answering status for a Section by placing the mouse over
the name of the Section.
You can view all the questions by clicking on the Question Paper button.
You can shuffle between different sections or change the optional Sections
any number of times.

5.

What will be the medium of CBT?

Response: Medium of examination will be English language ONLY.

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6.

Can a student select date/shift of CBT?

Response: No. There is only one single day/shift

7.

Can I get an examination centre of my choice?

Response: You can choose three cities at the time of filling the application form.
ERA will endeavor to allocate the city of any one of your choice. However, ERA
reserves the right to decide the cities for conducting Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016. Any
changes to the stated policy and decision will be communicated on the website
(www.unigauge.com)
Each city can have one or more centers. The allocation of centers is done through a
computer assisted randomization/optimization process. The allocated centre will be
communicated on the online test admission ticket (online TAT)

8.

How secure is the CBT?

Response: It is very secure as human intervention is minimal, No; manipulation of


answers, cheating and loss of time.

9.

How can I practice for CBT?

Response: You can practice through web based mock test which will be available on
www.unigauge.com from October 2015

10. What will happen in case there is some problem in computer during the
examination?
Response: There will be enough buffer systems available in the examination centre
to take care of such problems and time lost in change of system will be duly taken
care as each and every second will be recorded by the server.

11. Will there be a question booklet like in offline examination?


Response: In CBT mode exam the questions will appear on computer screen along
with the answer options. Instruction page will also be displayed before the actual
test begins. The time of reading of instructions will not be part of examination
duration.

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12. Will I get the Question paper and Answer keys of CBT after the exam?
Response: The questions and answer keys for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016 will be
published online on 18th January 2016.

13. In case of problem in computer etc. will there be somebody to assist?


Response: Yes, each lab will have an invigilator to assist the candidate in case of
any problems with the computer.

14. How will I answer a question in the CBT?


Response: There will four options for each question. You have to click one of the
options using your computer mouse which can be reviewed or re-answered any
time during the duration of the examination.

15. How will I come to know which questions are left unanswered?
Response: There will be a panel on computer screen showing the entire question
numbers in different color scheme which will indicate the questions answered, left
unanswered and marked for review.

16. Can I change my answer?


Response: Changing an answer is an important feature of CBT. You can change the
answer before submitting your answer sheet and during designated examination
duration i.e. between 10AM and 1PM on the day of the exam.

17. Will I get sheets/papers for rough work/calculations etc.?


Response: Yes

18. Will there be call centre support?


Response: Yes. There will be call centre support for candidates appearing in CBT.
You can call @ Toll Free no. 1800 103 6182 or email us at
helpdesk@erafoundationindia.org

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19. When will the results be declared?


Response: The test results will be uploaded under Applicants login on the UniGAUGE website (www.unigauge.com) for all eligible candidates as per the calendar
of event i.e. from 05th February 2016.

20. When will I have to report at exam centre?


Response: The test commences at 10AM. However, you are advised to report two
hours before i.e. at 8AM. Please note that candidates reporting after 9:30AM will
not be allowed to enter the examination hall.

21. What is the eligibility for the courses?


Response: As prescribed by MCI / DCI, candidates who have passed their M.B.B.S.
or B.D.S. from an institution recognized by MCI / DCI and have completed (or
expecting to complete their internship by 30/04/2016) are eligible for the courses.
Candidate/s should also meet other requirements as prescribed by MCI / DCI.

22. Is the Entrance Test open only to some students of any particular state?
Response: No, this test is open to all the eligible students.

23. I have finished my M.B.B.S. a few years ago. Am I eligible for these courses?
Response: Yes, you can apply for the notified courses, as long as you fulfill the
basic eligibility criteria as prescribed by MCI/DCI.

24. Is there an age limit for admission to the test?


Response: No, there is no age limit for taking the test.

25. Where can I find the list of courses offered?


Response: The list of courses is provided in the respective ERA member
University/Institution website.

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26. When is the last date to apply?


Response: Online application portal shall be open till 02nd January 2016, 05:00 PM.
However, if the candidate is opting for offline payment, the payment has to be done
through challan at Axis Bank on or before 28th December 2015.

27. What is the procedure of seat selection?


Response: For the academic year 2016-2017, selection of seats for the Post
Graduate courses in Uni-GAUGE Member Institutions will be as per their admission
policies/ process declared by them from time to time however the same will be
based on score of the candidate in Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016

28. How will I know my test results?


Response: The test results will be uploaded under Applicants login on the UniGAUGE website (www.unigauge.com) for all eligible candidates.

29. Can I upload a black & white photograph with the Application Form?
Response: No. You have to upload identical color photographs with application
form. Photographs should not be more than 3 months old. Application with
smudged or tampered or hazy photograph will not be accepted.

30. What is Mode of Payment?


Response: Both online and offline payment modes are available. Online payment
through debit card/credit card /net banking is available and offline through challan
payment from Axis bank is acceptable.

31. Whether ERA sends a hard copy of Test Admission Ticket to the candidates?
Response: No. Test Admission Tickets (Online TAT) have to be downloaded and
printed from Uni-GAUGE website (www.unigauge.com) by the candidates
themselves. Copies would NOT be dispatched.

32. Does ERA Foundation send a hard copy of the score card to the candidates?
Response: No. Score cards have to be downloaded and printed from Uni-GAUGE
website. Scorecards copies will NOT be dispatched.

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33. If I have 5 clarifications in the provisional answer key, then do I have to make
payment of Rs.1,000 or Rs.5,000?
Response: You have to make online payment of Rs.5,000/-. (Rs.1000 per
clarification) along the details as mentioned in the online form.

34. How to apply to Different Universities accepting Uni-GAUGE score?


Response:
Applicant to download Test Score card from www.unigauge.com
Applicant to check Eligibility criteria in individual Participating University for
the course applicant is interested in. Links to member university website is
also available in Uni-GAUGE website
Applicant to apply separately to participating university that he/she is
interested in along with Uni-GAUGE test score card and the prescribed
documents as mentioned in the participating university website.

University verifies the Uni-GAUGE Test Score Card submitted by applicant.

University prepares the merit list of applicants who have submitted


applications to them and conduct admission process

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Appendix I
List of Universities/ Institutions accepting Uni-GAUGE Scores
Sl.
No.

Name of University / Institution

MDS
(Dental)

Medical
(MD / MS)

M.S Ramaiah University of Applied


Sciences

Yes

No

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

Bangalore, Karnataka.
2

Manav Rachna Dental College


Faridabad, Delhi.

Saveetha University
Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher


Education and Research
Kolar, Karnataka.

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Appendix II

SL.
NO
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34

List of likely cities for Uni-GAUGE PGMD 2016


SL.
CITY
STATE
CITY
NO
GUNTUR
ANDHRA PRADESH
34
MUMBAI
KURNOOL
ANDHRA PRADESH
35
NAGPUR
NELLORE
ANDHRA PRADESH
36
NAVIMUMBAI
TIRUPATI
ANDHRA PRADESH
37
PUNE
VISAKHAPATNAM
ANDHRA PRADESH
38
PANAJI
GUWAHATI
ASSAM
39
KURUKSHETRA
MUZZAFARPUR
BIHAR
40
SHIMLA
PATNA
BIHAR
41
NEW DELHI
CHANDIGARH
CHANDIGARH
42
BHUBANESWAR
AHMEDABAD
GUJARAT
43
PONDICHERRY
SURAT
GUJARAT
44
AMRITSAR
RAJKOT
GUJARAT
45
LUDHIANA
VADODARA
GUJARAT
46
PATIALA
JAMMU
JAMMU & KASHMIR
47
JODHPUR
BANGALORE
KARNATAKA
48
JAIPUR
BELGAUM
KARNATAKA
49
UDAIPUR
BIJAPUR
KARNATAKA
50
CHENNAI
DAVANGERE
KARNATAKA
51
COIMBATORE
MANGALORE
KARNATAKA
52
MADURAI
MYSORE
KARNATAKA
53
SALEM
HUBLI/DHARWAD
KARNATAKA
54
VELLORE
KOLAR
KARNATAKA
55
TANJAVORE
GULBARGA
KARNATAKA
56
THIRUNALVELI
RANCHI
JHARKAND
57
HYDERABAD
SHILLONG
MEGHALAYA
58
KARIMNAGAR
KOCHI
KERALA
59
RAIPUR
CALICUT
KERALA
60
BAREILLY
PALAKKAD
KERALA
61
KANPUR
THIRUVANANTHAP KERALA
62
LUCKNOW
URAM
THRISSUR
KERALA
63
DEHRADUN
BHOPAL
MADHYA PRADESH
64
BURDWAN
INDORE
MADHYA PRADESH
65
KOLKATA
AURANGABAD
MAHARASHTRA
66
SILIGURI
KOLHAPUR
MAHARASHTRA

STATE
MAHARASHTRA
MAHARASHTRA
MAHARASHTRA
MAHARASHTRA
GOA
HARYANA
HIMACHAL PRADESH
NEW DELHI
ODISHA
PUDUCHERRY
PUNJAB
PUNJAB
PUNJAB
RAJASTHAN
RAJASTHAN
RAJASTHAN
TAMILNADU
TAMILNADU
TAMILNADU
TAMILNADU
TAMILNADU
TAMILNADU
TAMILNADU
TELANGANA
TELANGANA
CHATTISGARH
UTTAR PRADESH
UTTAR PRADESH
UTTAR PRADESH
UTTARAKHAND
WEST BENGAL
WEST BENGAL
WEST BENGAL

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