Poonch District of Jammu and Kashmir at a Glance

Lok Sabha Constituencies in Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir (MP Constituencies) Jammu
MLA Assembly Constituencies in Poonch district, Jammu and Kashmir Mendhar
Poonch Haveli

About Poonch District :

District Poonch or Punch is one of the most remote districts of Jammu and Kashmir. It is bounded by the Line of Control (boundary between Indian and Pakistan-administered Kashmir) on three sides (north, west and south). The 1947-48 war between India and Pakistan divided the earlier district into two parts. One went to Pakistan and the other became part of the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir.

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Tourist Places :

Noori Chhamb :

Noori Chammb associated with the name of Mughal queen Noor Jahan is famous for its scenic beauty & water fall. It is situated near Behram Galla in Surankote tehsil about 45 kms. from Poonch town. The fall of the stream gives rise to dense clouds of water vapours which engulfs the area & spread all over. The Emperor Jahangir had developed so much fancy & liking for this fall that he named it Noori Chammb after the name of his beloved queen Noor Jahan. Mughal queen used to stay here for relaxsation and bath while on way to Kashmir. She had got fixed a mirror besides the fall on the mountain wall where she used to have her make- up after the bath. The remnants of the mirror are still there.

Girgan Dhok and Lakes :It is a valley of seven lakes which is located about 70 kms. from Poonch town. Tourists during the course of their visit to Poonch should not miss the opportunity to see the lovely and beautiful seven lakes namely Sukhsar, Neelsar, Bhagsar, Katorasar, Kaldachnisar and Nandansar situated at the high altitude of 12000 ft. in the Buffliaz belt.



Nandansar is one of the biggest lake near Girgen dhok. The length of this lake is about one mile and its breadth is half a mile. These lovely lakes have their own charm which a visitor would long remember.

Poonch Fort :The foundation of historic fort building in the capital of erestwhile Poonch Riyasat, presently the headquarter of truncated Poonch district, was laid by Raja Adbul Razaq Khan in 1713 A.D. The actual construction work was started by his illustrious son Raja Rustam Khan who was a great lover of architecture and after whose name Poonch was earlier known as Rustam Nagar. Originally the Fort was planned as a composite structure for the fortification of the town as well as for housing the Royal Palace. Alyhough Raja Rustam Khan originally belonged to Rathore clan of Rajasthan, the architectural style of the Fort had distinct Mughal influence although quality of construction had not reached the perfection of better known Mughal architecture.


During the Sikh rule (1819-1846) the central block of the building was added which bears the distinct influence of Sikh architectural style.Fort building in his present style and shape owes to the benevolence of Raja Moti Singh (1850-1892) who engaged an European arcitect to design the front block of the Fort. The work done was so superb that the appearance of the fort changed into a Palace of exquisite beauty which dominates the entire town of Poonch. It was during Raja Baldev Singh’s time that the fort building complex was converted into a secretariat of the kingdom after shifting the Palace to Moti Mahal.

Mandi :It is a small village in a narrow valley enclosed by steep and grassy hills of no great elevation, situated near the confluence of two streams namely Gagri and Pulsta. Mandir Swami Budha Amar Nath Ji is situated in this village. Mandi is about 20 kms. from Poonch town. Due to cool climate and proximity to the poonch town, Mandi has become a favourable place for tourists to visit, in summer. Most of the people of Mandi area speak Kashmiri language

Loran :Loran is a small village 35 kms. away from Poonch town and is situated at the foot of high mountains of Pir Panjal range and is another attraction for the tourists. Loran Nallah which flows through this beautiful village makes the place more enchanting to the eyes. Loran was once the capital of Poonch state under Hindu rulers upto 1542 A.D. It was then known as Loran-Kote. There are ruins of the Lohar Kote fort which was once called the Gateway of Kashmir.

Nandishool :Nandishool is a beautiful water fall about 12 km. from Loran and 6 Km. from Sultan Pathri. Water comes from Pir Panchal and fall on a glacier. It is about 150 feet high fall. One tourist hut is constructed by Rural Development Department near Nandishool.

Surankote :Surankote is a small village situated on the banks of river suran and has very charming valley surronded by lofty peaks which are covered with snow during winter and is popularly called Pahalgam of Poonch. In Rajatarangini, this town was described as Sawernik in the past. Nearly in 1036 A.D. there was a big fort called Kote which ultimately changed to its present name of Surankote.

Behramgala :It is situated at the foot hill of 8,600 feet high Rattan Peak on the historic Mughal Road in Poonch. Behramgala is a small plateau surronded by mountains and forests. It is near the confluence of Parnai & Thata Pani streams which further adds to its otherwise scenic and natural beauty. It is about 40 kms. from Poonch town.

Dehra-Gali :Dehra-Gali 45 kms from Poonch town is another attraction for the tourists owing to its salubrious climate, thick forests, cool breeze and enchanting view of surrounding hills, situated at a height of about 6300 feet.


AIPMT 2014 – Unfair means Practice & Breaches of Examination Rules


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(1)  Unfairmean practice is an activity that allows a candidate to gain an unfair advantage over other candidates. It includes, but not limited to:

a) Having in possession papers, books, notes, electronic devices or any other material or information relevant to the examination in the paper concerned;
b) Paying someone to write examination (impersonation) or prepare material;
c) Breaching examination rules;
d) Assisting another candidate to engage in malpractice; -giving or receiving assistance directly or indirectly of any kind or attempting to do so;
e) Writing questions or answers on any material other than the answer sheet given by the Centre Superintendent for writing answers;
f) Tearing of Answer Sheet, any page of the test booklet, etc.;
g) Contacting or communicating or trying to do so with any person, other than the Examination Staff, during the examination time in the examination centre;
h) Taking away the answer sheet out of the examination hall/room;
i) Smuggling out Question Paper or its part or smuggling out answer sheet or part thereof;
j) Threatening any of the officials connected with the conduct of the examination or threatening any of the candidates;
k) Using or attempting to use any other undesirable method or means in connection with the examination.
l) Manipulation & fabrication in online documents viz. admit card, rank letter, etc.
m) Forceful entry in Examination Hall with mala fide intentions.
n) Affixing of fabricated photograph on the application form.

(2) Punishment for USING Unfairmeans Practice

During the course of examination, before or later on, if a candidate is found indulged in any of the above or similar practices, shall be deemed to have used unfair practices at examination and marked as UNFAIRMEANS (U.F.M.). Such candidates would be debarred from taking this examination permanently in future and shall also be liable for criminal action and /or any other action as deem fit by the Board.

(3) Candidates should ensure before leaving the Examination Hall that they have handed over the Answer Sheet to the invigilators on duty and that they have signed on the Attendance Sheet second time. In case the candidate does not hand over the Answer Sheet and takes away the same with him/ her, this shall amount to use of unfair means practices and accordingly his/her case shall be dealt with.

(4) The candidate will check and ensure that the Test-Booklet contain as many number of pages as are written on the top of the cover page.

AIPMT 2014 General Instructions


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(i) The Examination Hall will be opened 30 minutes before the commencement of the test. Candidates are expected to take their seats immediately after the opening of the Examination Hall. If the candidates do not report in time, they are likely to miss some of the general instructions to be announced in the Examination Hall.

(ii) The candidate must show, on demand, the Admit Card for admission in the Examination Hall. A candidate who does not possess the valid Admit Card shall not be admitted to the Examination Hall under any circumstances by the Centre Superintendent.

(iii) During the examination time, the invigilator will check Admit Card of the candidates to satisfy himself/herself about the identity of each candidate. The invigilator will also put his/her signatures in the place provided in the Answer Sheet on SIDE-1.

(iv) A seat with a roll number will be allotted to each candidate. Candidates must find out and occupy their allotted seats. If a candidate is found appearing in the Test from a seat or room other than the one allotted to him/her, his/her candidature shall be cancelled.

(v) A candidate who comes after the commencement of the examination shall not be permitted to appear in the examination.

(vi) Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, printed or written, bits of papers, envelope or any other material except the Admit Card inside the Examination Hall.

(vii) Calculators, Slide Rules, Log Tables, Geometry Box, Electronic Digital Watches with facilities of calculators, cellular phones, pagers or any other electronic gadget are not allowed inside the Examination Hall.

Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned items including Mobile Phone to the venue of the examination as arrangement for safe keeping cannot be assured.

(viii) No candidate will leave his/her seat or the Examination Room/Hall until the Test concludes as per schedule. Candidates should not leave the Room/Hall without handing over their Answer Sheets to the invigilator on duty. In case of emergency or on medical ground, candidates may take special permission of the Centre Superintendent and Observer on duty and the same should be reported to the Board in writing by the Centre Superintendent and the Observer.

(ix) Candidates are advised to bring with them a card board or a clip board so that they have no difficulty in marking responses in the Answer Sheet even if the tables provided in the Examination Hall do not have smooth surface. They will also bring their own Ball Point Pens of good quality. These will not be supplied by the Board.

(x) Smoking in the Examination Hall during examination hours is strictly prohibited.

(xi) Tea, coffee, cold drinks or snacks are not allowed to be taken by the candidates into the Examination Halls during examination hours.

(xii) The Test will start exactly at the time mentioned in the Admit Card and an announcement to this effect will be made by the invigilator.

(xiii) A signal will be given at the beginning of the examination and at half-time. A signal will also be given before the closing time when the candidate must stop marking the responses.

(xiv) The candidate must sign twice on the Attendance Sheet at the appropriate place, first time immediately after the commencement of Examination and second time while delivering the Answer Sheet to the invigilator. The candidates are also required to put their left hand thumb impression in the space provided on the Attendance Sheet.

(xv) For those who are unable to appear on the scheduled date of test for any reason, re-test shall not be held by the Board under any circumstances.

AIPMT 2014 Admit Card


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The CBSE will provide the facility of downloading Admit Cards of AIPMT 2014 on the Board’s website. Candidates are required to download the admit cards from the website and follow the instructions given therein. Candidate may please note that admit cards will not be sent by the post. The schedule of hosting of admit cards on website www.aipmt.nic.in is as follows:

– Applications without Late Fee : 01.04.2014
– Applications with Late Fee : 10.04.2014

The Admit Card will bear the candidate’s Roll Number, Name, Father’s Name, Category, Sub-Category, Photograph, Signature, Date of Birth, Language of Question Paper with Name and Address of AIPMT 2014 Examination centre allotted. The candidate should carefully examine the Admit Card downloaded by him/her for all the entries made therein. In case of any discrepancy, the candidate should immediately inform the Board. In such cases, candidates would appear in the examination with the already downloaded admit card. However, Board will take necessary action to make correction in the record later.

  •  In no case, the duplicate Admit Card for AIPMT 2014 would be issued at the Examination Centres.
  •  Candidate must not mutilate the Admit Card or change any entry made therein.
  •  Candidates are advised to preserve their Admit Cards in good condition till admission in Medical/ Dental Colleges is over.
  •  Candidates are advised to be in touch with the website of AIPMT and regularly check their E-Mails for latest updates and information.

AIPMT 2014 Photograph & Signature


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  • Candidates are advised to take passport size photographs with white background and one post card size (4”x6”) photograph. Passport size photographs are to be used to affix on the Confirmation Page of online Application and also for Counselling/Admission. Post Card size photograph will be collected from candidates by Centre Superintendent at Centre during AIPMT Examination. Before affixing photograph on Confirmation Page candidate must write down his/her name, Application Form number and Contact Number on the reverse side of both the photographs with Ball point pen only. Affix one attested recent good quality colour STUDIO photographs with white background in the space earmarked for this in the Confirmation Page. The photograph must be taken on or after 01.12.2013 indicating clearly the name of candidate alongwith the date of taking the photograph as shown below. Photograph should not have cap or goggles.
  • Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly. POLAROID and COMPUTER generated photos are not acceptable. The photograph should be attested by the Principal/Head of the Institution or by a Gazetted Officer in such a way that half the signature of the attesting officer should appear on the photograph and the remaining on the Application Form. Attestation should be done at the bottom part of the photograph so that the photograph is not defaced. The photograph should be firmly affixed to the Application Form by gum/fevicol and should not be pinned or stapled. Applications not complying with these instructions or with unclear photographs are liable to be rejected. Candidates may please note that if it is found that photograph affixed is fabricated i.e. de-shaped or seems to be hand-made or computer made, the form of the candidate will be rejected and the same would be considered as using unfair means practices and candidate would accordingly be dealt with the rules of unfair means.
  •  The candidates are required to put their signature in the appropriate box given in the Confirmation Page in running hand writing and also to affix clear Left Hand Thumb Impression at the appropriate space provided for it. Writing full name in the Box in Capital letters would not be accepted as signature and the Application Form would liable to be rejected. Further, unsigned application/application without clear thumb impression will also be rejected.
  •  Candidate should firmly tie or staple together the confirmation page of his/ her online Application Form and enclosures, if any. Please use any good quality envelope of A5 size and paste the computer generated Boards address slip.
  •  Request for change in any particulars in the online Application shall not be entertained under any circumstances.

AIPMT 2014 Particulars to be Filled in the Online Application Form


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Candidate should fill his/her name, mother’s name and father’s name as given in High School Certificate of Board/University by selecting the following in the online application Form:

  •  Nationality
  • Affidavit
  •  Gender
  •  Category
  •  Father’s/Guardian’s/Mother’s Occupation
  •   Father’s/Guardian’s/Mother’s Educational Qualifications
  •   Father’s/Guardian’s/Mother ’s total annual Income
  • Question Paper Language
  • Are you the only child of your parents  (If you are the only child of your parents and there are no other siblings, then write 1 in this column otherwise write 2 in the column)
  •  Year of Class XII passed/appearing
  •  Percentage of marks/Grade in class X & XII
  •  Type of Institution of class XII
  •  Belonging to Rural/Urban area
  •  State to which the applicant belongs
  •  Qualifying examination code
  •   School Education Board
  •   Choice of Examination Centre
  •   Choice of Colleges for 15% All India Quota

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AIPMT 2014 Method of Sending Confirmation Page


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Follow the instructions to take the print out of Confirmation Page and Address Slip of the Board’s Address to be pasted on any good quality A5 size envelope for sending the filled in Computer generated Confirmation Page along with other documents, if any, to the CBSE. Ensure that the print out of at least four copies of the Confirmation Page and one copy of the Address Slip are taken. Three copies of the Confirmation page may be kept safely by the candidate for any future need. One copy of the Confirmation Page may be completed as per instructions for sending it to the Board. The photocopy of this Confirmation Page along with the proof of fee paid and the original receipt issued by the Post Office may also be kept safely by the candidate. Candidates may ensure that the application number printed on application and on address slip is similar.

AIPMT 2014 Important Websites


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(a) The official website of the Board for All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test (AIPMT) is www.aipmt.nic.in. All the test related information will be available on this website.

(b) The official website of the Directorate General of Health Services is www.mohfw.nic.in and www.mcc.nic.in. All the counselling related information under 15% All India quota Seats will be available on this website.

AIPMT 2014 Method of Submission of Application Form


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  • Log on to website www.aipmt.nic.in
  •  Download the Information Bulletin and Replica of online Application form to read it carefully to understand eligibility criteria and other requirements for submission of application online.
  •  Go to the link “Apply On-line” and open the same.
  •  Read the instructions and procedure for on-line submission of Application Form carefully. At the end of this page, following four links to apply online are given:

(a) Fill in the on-line application form Part-I and note down the registration number.
(b) Upload images of photograph and signature in JPG format at Part-II of the application.
(c) Make payment of fee through Debit/Credit Card or download Challan for payment in the designated accounts of Canara Bank/Syndicate Bank/e-Post Office at Part III.
(d) If fee is deposited through Challan, fill in the relevant columns of on-line application form at Part-III furnishing the details of fee deposited.
(e) Take print out of Confirmation page(s) at Part IV of online application format to send to CBSE along with copy of proof of fee deposited, if fee is deposited through Challan mode.

  • Open the first link, follow the instructions carefully and submit the information. At the end of this page, two links “Next” and “Reset” are given. If you are satisfied that filled in information is correct then Click “Next” otherwise “Reset”. After opening “Next”, information submitted can be checked and if information is correct, go for “Submit” otherwise go for “Back”.
  • After submission of data at Part I, programme will automatically take you to second link for uploading of photograph and signature.
  •  After uploading of photograph and signature, programme will automatically take you to third link for payment of fee.
  •  Follow the instructions and remit the fee. After successful remittance of fee and updating of payment particulars online (if fee is remitted through Challan), programme will take you to fourth link to take print out of Confirmation Page.
  •  Follow the instructions to take the print out of Confirmation Page and Address Slip of the CBSE to be pasted on A5 (12” x 10”) Envelope for sending the complete application form to the CBSE. Kindly ensure that at least four copies of the Confirmation Page and one copy of the Address Slip may be got printed. Three copies of the Confirmation page may be kept safely by the candidate for any future need. One copy of the Confirmation Page may be completed as per instructions for sending to the Board. The photocopy of this Confirmation Page along with the proof of fee paid and the original receipt issued by the Post Office may also be kept safely by the candidate.
  • All the four links for online submission of application form, uploading of photograph and signature, payment of fee and to take print out of confirmation page can also be used separately.
  •  The CBSE has also provided the facility of submission of application form with late fees. For this purpose, candidates need to pay Rs.1000/- as late fee in addition to the actual/examination fee. Submission of application form with late fee can also be made only online. Also, the process of submission of application will remain the same as in case of submission of application form without late fee. Even for the application submitted with late fee, last date for sending the print out of the Computer Generated Confirmation Page is fixed. Candidates are required to ensure that Confirmation Page of Online application along with proof of Payment of fee should reach in the CBSE on or before the last date of receipt of application form.
  •  Facility of submission of application form, uploading of photograph and signature, payment of fee and printing of the Computer Generated Confirmation Page would be ceased at 05.00 p.m. on the last day of each slot. Hence, candidates are required to complete the process within the prescribed duration.
  • Even after the successful submission of online application form within due date, if the Computer Generated Confirmation page is not received by the Board on or before the last date or received without requisite fee, the application form of the candidate will be treated as cancelled.
  •  Candidates are well versed with the technology of online submission of application form and without any help they are capable in submission of application form online. In case, if any candidate is having any problem, such candidate may visit FACILITATION CENTRE fixed by the CBSE in selected schools/Institutions. The services of facilitation centres are free of cost and available only during working hours. 

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