NEWS

Rural posting to become mandatory for PG Medical aspirants from 2015-16

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

New Delhi: The one year-long mandatory rural posting for MBBS doctors desiring to pursue a postgraduate medical degree (MD, MS) in the country is likely to come into effect from the academic year 2015-16.

“The proposal of Medical Council of India (MCI) to amend the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000, to make one year rural posting at a Public Health Centre (PHC) mandatory for a MBBS student, to apply for admission in a PG medical course, has been approved by the Health Ministry. This is proposed to be implemented from the academic year 2015-16,” Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad informed the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

Categories: NEWS

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

  More from NEWS

US FDA approves non-surgical temporary balloon device to treat obesity


HIMSS Asia Pacific India to host Digital India Health Summit


Lawyer directed to pay Rs 75,000 as compensation for filing unnecessary complaint against a doctor


AIDS research pioneer Dr Suniti Solomon passes away


Incubation Centre for Medical Electronics launched at IIT Patna


IMA writes to PM requesting the Government to bring in amendments in PCPNDT Act

Comments »

No comments yet.

Name (required)
E-mail (required - never shown publicly)
URI
Your Comment (smaller size | larger size)
You may use <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> in your comment.