Guidelines For Admission

The Home is open to all, irrespective of caste, creed or religion, subject to the age requirement stipulated below :
  • The applicant seeking admission must be able to take all necessary care of his/her daily routine such as taking bath, visiting the toilet and attending to his/her toilet needs by himself/herself; changing his/her clothes and going to the dining hall without any aid or assistance.
  • The age for admission of an applicant is 60 years and above. Proof of age may be requested and will need to be provided.
  • Application for admission to the Home shall be made in the prescribed form, copies of which can be had from the Administrator on written request and a payment of the prescribed fees of Rs. 150/- in cash. All applicants are required to produce a signed medical statement, in terms of Form B.
  • Admissions shall take place every week from Monday to Friday between 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • At the time of admission, full name, address and telephone numbers and consent letter (as per attached format), from the next of kin, agreeing to take responsibility of the resident in the event of death, must be furnished by the applicant.
  • The application duly filled up and complete in all respects must reach the administrator, at least one week before the date on which admission is requested by the applicant. Application for admission will be registered in the order of receipt in the office. Application for admission should be accompanied by two copies of recent passport size photograph of the applicant.
  • The Screening Committee of Dr. A. V. Baliga Charities will decide upon the admission on the basis of physical and mental condition of the applicant at the time of interview. A further medical check-up at Kamal A. Baliga Medical Center at the campus may be requested, if and when found necessary.
  • The decision of the Screening Committee as concerns the acceptance or rejection of any application for admission shall be final, conclusive and binding and shall not be open to any question whatsoever. No reasons may be attributed for rejecting an application. The decision shall be notified by the Administrator or Authorised Person to the applicant in writing.
  • Every selected applicant shall execute an agreement with the Trustees of Dr. A. V. Baliga Charities, setting out the terms, conditions and regulations governing their stay at the Home ("the Agreement"). The Agreement shall be in the prescribed form on a stamp paper of Rs 100/-(Rupees One Hundred Only). Admission is conditional upon the selected applicant entering into and signing the agreement. He shall deposit with the Trustees a security Deposit of Rs.5,00,000/- (Rupees Five Lakh only) by crossed Demand Draft drawn in favour of "Dr. A. V. Baliga Home for Senior Citizens" Udupi, as an interest free deposit usable by the Trustees in the manner set out in the agreement. These Rules constitute an integral part of the Agreement and shall be strictly complied with by the selected applicant at all times during his/her stay at the Home.