Tamil Nadu: Through a recent Notification, Tamil Nadu Health and Family Welfare Department (TN Health) has asked the candidates, who intend to secure admission to Post Graduate Degree/Diploma Courses under the in-service quota, to submit their representation in the prescribed format on the classification of the areas for awarding incentive marks.
The incentive marks will be awarded to the in-service NEET PG candidates for their service rendered in the remote difficult rural areas for admission to Post Graduate Medical Courses by considering their working places.
The details of incentive marks earmarked to the in-service Medical Officers are as follows:-
1. Difficult Areas in Hills: 10 % of marks per year
2. Difficult Areas in Plains: 9 % of marks per year
3. Remote Area: 8 % of marks per year
4. Rural Areas: 5 % of marks per year
5. Urban Areas (Municipal /Corporation Areas): No incentive marks
The recently uploaded notice on the official website of state health department clearly states:
As per orders of the Hon’ble High Court of Madras in W.A. Nos. 1051, 1117 to 1124 of 2018,dated17.05.2018,the Government have constituted an Expert Committee under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Justice Thiru.A.Selvam, (Retd.), High Court of Madras, to identify remote / difficult / rural areas for awarding incentive marks to the in-service Medical Officers for the admission to Post Graduate Degree / Diploma Courses from the academic year 2019 – 2020, vide G.O.(Ms).No.536 Health and Family Welfare (MCA-1) dated 15.11.2018.
The Chairmanship who gave his recommendations for awarding incentive marks to the in-service Medical Officers as provided in clause 9(iv) of the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000.
The notice states that after detailed examination, the Government have decided to accept the recommendation of the Committee and orders have been issued in G.O.Ms.No.86, Health and Family Welfare Department, dated 6.3.2019 and amendment in G.O.(Ms).No.114, H&FW Dept, dated 29.03.2019. As per the order of Hon’ble High Court of Madras in W.P.Nos.8071, 8254, 8318 and 8474 of 2019 dated 27.03.2019, the expert Committee has to revisit to identify the Remote/ Difficult/ Rural areas for awarding incentive marks to the in-service candidates for admission to Post Graduate Degree/Diploma courses, vide G.O.(Ms).No. 152, H & FW Dept dated 29.04.2019.
The stakeholders, if interested in the re-classification of the areas should submit their representations in the prescribed format furnished in the official websites to “The Additional Director of Medical Education/ Secretary, Selection Committee, No. 162, Periyar E.V.R.High Road, Kilpauk, Chennai-10 so as to reach on or before 31.05.2019 by 5.00pm.
The details relating to the identification of the area for remote /difficult/rural for awarding incentive marks to the in-service Medical Officers for admission to Post Graduate Degree/ Diploma courses are available in the official websites www.tnmedicalselection.org & www.tnhealth.org.
Students are also requested to download the format on the classification of the areas for awarding incentive marks to in-service candidates in admission to Post Graduate Degree/Diploma Courses on the link given below:
for more details click on the link mentioned below: