Inter-se priority to the wards of Armed Forces personnel for admission to Medical/Professional / Non-Professional Courses: DESW Order
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
Room No.237 ‘B’ Wing
Sena Bhawan, New Delhi
May 21, 2018
The Chief Secretaries/Administrators
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. SarvottamYudh 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 Chakraii. Ashok Chakraiii. Maha Vir Chakraiv. Kirti Chakrav. Vir Chakravi. Shaurya Chakravii. Sena, Nau Sena, Vayu Sena Medalviii. 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.
Joint Secretary (Res.lI)
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