Reservation to wards of Armed Forces Personnel in Medical and Professional Courses

Widows of Defence Personnel, wards of personnel died or disabled in action, and serving defence Personnel gets priority in Medical and other Professional Courses admission to which system of reservation is being followed

F.No.6(1)/2017/13(Res.II)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare

Room No.237 ’13’ Wing
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi
May 21, 2018

To
The Chief Secretaries/Administrators
All States/UTs.

Subject : Inter-se priority for reservation/preference to the wards of Armed Forces personnel by States /UTs for admission to Medical/Professional / Non-Professional Courses.

Approval of the Competent Authority is conveyed to the removal of Yudh Sewa Medal series of Awards i.e. Sarvottam Yudh Seva Medal, Uttam Yudh Seva Medal and Yudh Seva Medal from Category V of the priority list for reservations/preferences to the wards of Armed Forces personnel by States./ UTs / Central / State Universities / Autonomous Institutions for admission in medical / professional / non-professional courses. The revised list of priorities will be as follows:-

Priority I : Widows/Wards of Defence personnel killed in action.
Priority II : Wards of disabled in action and boarded out from service.
Priority III : Widows/Wards of Defence personnel who died while in service with death attributable to military service.
Priority IV : Wards of disabled in service and boarded out with disability attributable to military service.
Priority V : Wards of Ex-Servicemen and serving personnel who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards:

i. Param Vir Chakra
ii. Ashok Chakra
iii, Maha Vir Chakra
iv. Kirti Chakra
v. Vir Chakra
vi. Shaurya Chakra
vii. Sena, Nau Sena, Vayu•Sena Medal
viii. Mention-in-Despatches.

Priority VI: Wards of Ex-Servicemen.

Priority VII: Wives of :

i) defence personnel disabled in action and boarded out from service.
ii) defence personnel disabled in service and boarded out with disability attributable to military service.
iii) ex-Servicemen and serving personnel who are in receipt of Gallantry Awards. Priority VIII: Wards of Serving Personnel. Priority IX : Wives of Serving Personnel.

2. This issues with the approval of Hon’ble Raksha Mantri and supersedes our earlier letters of even number dated 19.05.2017 and 30.11.2017 on the subject.

( Santosh )
Joint Secretary (Res.II)

Read/Download Ministry of Defence OM F.No.6(1)/2017/13(Res.II) dated 21.05.2018

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