The aim of the Christian Medical College, Vellore is to train individuals for service in needy areas especially in Christian mission hospitals. To this end, Christian students are encouraged to apply, to be considered under the sponsored category.
Any Christian Church or Organization which is a member of the Christian Medical College Vellore Association or Council which operates its own medical work is eligible to sponsor candidates for the various educational courses run by CMC, Vellore, provided the organization does not run the said course. In addition the Christian Medical College, Vellore is also a recognized sponsoring body.
Undergraduate College Sponsorship for Christians
Christian candidates who are not sponsored by the CMC Vellore Association or Council members may apply to be considered under Undergraduate College Sponsorship for Christians category. Please refer to Annexure IV.
No Fees are required for sponsorship under this category. The Application for sponsorship under the Undergraduate College Sponsorship for Christian category should be sent to The Registrar, CMC, Vellore 632002 so as to reach not later than 15 April 2014 (tentative) enclosing the following documents
a. Application for Sponsorship under Undergraduate College Sponsorship for Christians (Annexure IV of Bulletin)
b. A certificate from the pastor of the candidate’s Church that the candidate has been a member of the Church for a duration of not less than 10 years(Annexure VI of Bulletin)
c. Baptism / Confirmation certificate
Members of the Association and Council who are eligible for the privilege of sponsorship shall sponsor
ALL eligible candidates. It is essential that efforts be made by all sponsoring bodies to sponsor students belonging to the weaker and under privileged sections of the society. Normally certification should be offered to candidates belonging to the Christian faith if they and their families have had a meaningful relationship with the Church or the related body for a period of at least 10 years. In the case of transfer from one parish/ diocese / denomination to another, the total period of relationship with the Churches (regardless of area or denomination) should be taken into consideration.
No candidate shall pay any amount exceeding Rs.250 to the sponsoring body towards registration for sponsorship. Collection of any amount in excess of Rs.250 as donation / security deposit / retainer or in any other form by the sponsoring body is a violation of the Christian Medical College Vellore Association and Council resolutions and guidelines.
Indian sponsoring bodies may sponsor only Indian nationals. (Any person who holds a passport other than an Indian passport is ineligible to be sponsored by an Indian sponsoring body).
Sponsorship entails an agreement between the candidate and the sponsoring body whereby the candidate agrees to serve in one of the institutions of the body for a minimum period of two years. This obligation should be given as service only and shall be ensured by the Christian Medical College, Vellore.
No sponsored candidates shall be considered for admission unless they achieve a set minimum standard in the admission test which indicates that they can successfully complete the course. The candidates should also fulfill the requirements of the respective certifying Board.
All candidates who are selected for any educational course in the College shall execute with their sponsoring body and the College legally valid agreements on appropriate stamp paper within 2 weeks of their selection. The College will get the students to execute the agreement written on behalf of the sponsoring bodies. Failure to execute the agreement will result in the candidate forfeiting the seat. The sample agreement can be obtained from the Registrar’s Office at request.
Service obligation should be discharged only in terms of service and not through financial compensation. Details of the service obligation are given separately for each course. Candidates and their parent / legal guardian are required to sign a service obligation agreement.
Admission is restricted under the sponsored category to only one candidate from the same family (siblings) in any particular year to any single course offered by the Christian Medical College, Vellore.
Candidates who have applied for and are not eligible for sponsorship will be considered under the open category
In the event a student fails to fulfill the service obligation by appropriate service as stated in the agreement, he / she will not be eligible for
a. Admission to any further educational courses at the Christian Medical College, Vellore
b. Any appointment in the Christian Medical College, Vellore and associated teaching hospitals.
The transcript and College documents will be released only after the service obligation is fulfilled.
The list of bodies and churches eligible to sponsor candidates to the various courses is given in Annexure I of this Bulletin for Undergraduate Admissions 2013. THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR WILL NOT CORRESPOND IN THIS REGARD WITH THE CANDIDATE.
Candidates applying off-line please tear off Annexure IV, V, VI, fill in details and send.
Candidates applying on-line down-load Annexure IV, V, VI, fill in details and send.
SPONSORSHIP BY COLLEGE OF NURSING FOR DIPLOMA IN NURSING PROGRAMME
The College of Nursing offers sponsorship to eligible Christian candidates. Those who desire College of Nursing sponsorship should apply to the Dean, College of Nursing, Christian Medical College. Completed sponsorship application form (Annexure V) should be sent to THE REGISTRAR, CHRISTIAN MEDICAL COLLEGE VELLORE – 632 002, TAMILNADU, so as to reach not later than 16th April 2013.
Applying for sponsorship does not guarantee sponsorship, selection to the program or financial assistance. No further correspondence regarding this will be entertained. Christian Medical College,Vellore has the right to post any of its sponsored candidates to any department of the Christian Medical College at the discretion of the Dean, College of Nursing based on the need. Sponsored candidates may be transferred to serve all or part of their service obligation in some other mission hospital in India if such a need arises. All candidates admitted to the programme will have to undertake a service obligation, to work in an area of need for a period of two years after completion of training. Candidates who have applied for and are not eligible for sponsorship will be considered under the open category
CMC upholds the value that all its alumni will commit themselves to the service of the poor and marginalised. Hence, the cost of education is kept at a very modest level to prevent graduates being burdened with financial preoccupations. All candidates admitted to the various courses will have to undertake a service obligation, to work in an area of need for a period of two years after completion of training. This process is expected to nurture our graduates into a life of service and allow them to work in a learning environment where they can take informed decisions about their future careers. The candidates chosen under the open category will serve in areas of need identified by Christian Medical College, Vellore. SUPPLEMENTARY SELECTION:
In the event of there being one or more vacant seats after the primary selection in the Group B diploma courses (except diploma in nursing) there may be a supplementary selection. List of candidates eligible for Supplementary Selection will be announced.
Availability of seats will be announced regularly by notices on the notice board and on the website. Eligible candidates who wish to apply for the notified seats may submit applications to the Registrar’s Office.
They should have basic eligibility criteria for the courses they apply to.
There would be no additional registration or other fees.
These applications forms should be submitted on plain paper quoting their Hall ticket number.
An interview will be held and selections are made.
The Management reserves the right to hold supplementary selection