MCI BoG approve Feeder Qualifications for 11 DM , Mch Courses
New Delhi: The Board of Governors in supersession of Medical Council of India (MCI BOG) has approved the proposed feeder qualifications rules for 11 Super Speciality (DM and MCh) courses.
The confirmation to this effect was seen at MCI BoG meeting where the authorities considered the matter of amendment in the Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000 to prescribe feeder qualifications for super speciality courses and decide to approve the prior qualification of the below mentioned DM and MCh courses for admission.
The amendments in feeder qualifications were proposed for the 11 SS courses including 10 DM and 1 MCh courses mentioned as under with their proposed prior or feeder qualifications.
Proposed Feeder Qualifications for DM and MCh courses:
|S.No.||Name of Course||Proposed Prior Qualification|
|1||DM Critical Care Medicine||MD Emergency Medicine/ MD General Medicine/ MD|
Respiratory Medicine/MD Anaesthesia/MD
|2||DM Virology||DM Microbiology|
|3||DM Geriatric Mental Health||DM Psychiatry|
|4||MCh Hand Surgery||MS General Surgery/MS Orthopaedics|
|5||DM Neuro Anaesthesia||MD Anaesthesia|
|6||DM Paediatric Oncology||MD Paediatrics|
|7||DM Organ Transplant DM Anaesthesia|
& Critical Care
|8||DM Paediatric Nephrology||MD Paediatrics|
|9||DM Paediatric & Neonatal Anaesthesia||MD Anaesthesia|
|10||DM Paediatric Hepatology||MD Paediatrics|
|11||DM Medical Genetics||MD General Medicine; MD/MS OBG; MD|
During the meet, the MCI BoG decided to approve the proposal for post-PG medical courses.
In April this year, Medical Dialogues had reported that the Medical Council of India has amended the feeder qualifications of 2 DM (Doctor of Medicine) and 4 MCh courses (Master of Chirurgie) in across the country including DM (Medical Oncology), DM (Interventional Radiology), MCh Surgical Oncology and MCh (Head & Neck Surgery).
The selection of candidates who intend to pursue super speciality courses is done via NEET SS. National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Speciality courses, NEET SS is the gateway to DM and MCh courses in the country.