Reservation in AIIMS : Lok Sabha Q&A
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 326
ANSWERED ON: 03.02.2017
Reservation in AIIMS
Will the Minister of HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether there is a provision of reservation for Other Backward Classes, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes candidates in direct recruitment of Professors and Assistant Professors in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS);
(b) if so, the details thereof; and
(c) whether the candidates who were selected as general category candidates based on their own merit in AIIMS, New Delhi are being asked for caste certificate and if so, the reasons therefor and the reaction of the Government thereto?
THE MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE
(SHRI FAGGAN SINGH KULASTE)
(a) & (b): All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) is following reservation policy of the Government prescribed for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes while making appointment for faculty positions.
(c): The candidates who were selected as a general category candidates, based on merit against vacant faculty positions, are not being asked for caste certificates.