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PG NEET Update: Admissions to CPS courses will be through NEET PG 2017

PG NEET Update: Admissions to CPS courses will be through NEET PG 2017

Mumbai: Bringing good news for PG aspirants in the state, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai has come out with the notification announcing that the seats falling in the various hospitals under the state under the CPS, Mumbai will be now filled up with NEET PG.

College of Physicians & Surgeons of Mumbai, India ,offers 10 Fellowships, 15 Diplomas and MCPS degree across various government and private hospitals in Mumbai. In 2015-16, Public Health Department in Maharashtra initiated CPS Diploma Courses at various district level institutes under its jurisdiction in affiliation with College of Physicians and Surgeons of Mumbai. Total 9 courses had been started through institutes recognised by CPS for this purpose. Admission and Counselling process for the enrolment for the same is conducted by the Directorate of Health Services (DHS).

With the Supreme Court Order and the subsquent amendment of the Act by the Union government calling for a common entrance exam for both PG and UG medical courses in the country, it became unclear, what would happen to the seats that are offered by the state public health department on account of these CPS Diploma Courses.

With the relentless pursuit of doctors under the IMA as well as Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors, CPS has now out with the notification bringing the seats in government colleges under the ambit of NEET.

A notification announcing this was  also issued by the health department earlier this month regarding the seats covered under DHS -CPS.

Speaking to Medical Dialogues team, Dr Sagar Mundada, former President MARD said “After great efforts by MARD and IMA , finally, CPS seats admission has finally been brought under NEET Pg centralised exam. This is indeed a big victory and step forward for transparency in medical education.”

Following are the important information for aspirants

National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test NEET-PG for Students who are willing to join the CPS-PG Courses 2017  shall be held by National Board of Examinations as per the following schedule :

Availability of Information Bulletin (NEET-PG 2017) 26th September 2016 onwards

Online Registration and Scheduling for NEET-PG 2017 -26th September to 31st October 2016

Examination Dates for NEET-PG 2017 5 th to 13th December 2016

Declaration of Results By 15th January 2017

Email Official Website

Last date of submission of Form for CPS 2017 Counselling Process and Dates of Counselling will be declared subsequently after NEET-PG 2017 results are declared


 The duration of the full time resident stipendiary house post for the Diploma course is of two years.

 All the courses are recognised by Maharashtra Medical Council.

 Allotment shall be made strictly on merit based on the results of the NEET-PG 2017

 Merit List of In-Service Medical Officers will be declared separately based on the NEET-PG 2017 results and other criteria as laid down by the Public Health Department as per GR dt. 03/05/2011

For details of CPS courses, Mumbai visit,

For more details on DHS-CPS courses, visit.

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  1. Is cps diploma will get Mci recognition?

  2. If it goes through state quota then MCI status will be elusive
    But with NEXT coming next year all requirements will change
    12 states agreed and 4 opposing it
    Let\’s hope for the best

  3. i am from karnataka…
    kindly help me if i complete cps course can i practise anywhere in india,
    will i be eligible to do surgeries in govt/ private hospital other in karnataka…

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    Dr Nilesh Talekar February 6, 2017, 5:01 pm

    CPA Will be recognized by all once the Admissions will strat through NEET PG
    Welcome Move ..

  5. What has happened that it has given more recognition by going through neetpg
    And strengthened the government body now ima should concentrate hard and get after private medical colleges from from selling degrees and we support exit exam both for us and PG