Earlier, only candidates between 17 years and 25 years of age were eligible to apply and a relaxation of 5 years was given to those from Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. Now, all those above the age of 25 years can apply for the same. The exam is conducted for admissions to ayurvedic, unani, and homoeopathy colleges in the state. On Tuesday, at a meeting of the advisory committee this decision was taken.
According to an HT report, Prof Naveen Khare, the state coordinator for CPAT 2017, told that only those students who have a domicile in Uttar Pradesh will be given admission in government and aided colleges. Those who have passed their high school and intermediate exam both from UP, are not required to submit the certificate of domicile.
Applicants, who have cleared either their high school or intermediate from Uttar Pradesh, will have to provide the residence certificate issued by the appropriate authority for seeking admission in government and aided colleges.
According to the brochure, the certificate (1 Ka) will be required at the time of counselling.
Candidates from other states are eligible to take admission in self-financed and private colleges across Uttar Pradesh, Naveen Khare also added. They will also have to provide the domicile certificate issued by the appropriate authority.