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Odisha Medical College receives MCI Approval to begin DM Hepatology from this year

Odisha Medical College receives MCI Approval to begin DM Hepatology from this year

Bhubaneswar: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has given its nod to the pioneer Sriram Chandra Bhanj Medical College & Hospital (SCB Medical College) to begin Doctor of Medicine (DM) course in Hepatology from the academic year 2019-20.

The DM Hepatology is a 3-year super speciality course which deals with the branch of medicine that incorporates the study of liver, gallbladder, biliary tree, and pancreas as well as management of their disorders. The doctors go for the said course after completing their PG medical degree. The eligible candidates need to get through NEET SS examination to get admission in super speciality courses.

The government-run SCB Medical College is located at Cuttack. It is one of the renowned medical institutions in the country. It has gained MCI recognition as an ideal undergraduate institution facilitating education and training in super speciality subjects under medical and surgical disciplines.

To begin DM Hepatology, the SCB medical college had sought permission from the MCI.

The MCI, after receiving the proposal, had visited the institution to inspect if it fulfils the required norms to get approval for the course or not.

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After the inspection, the MCI sent a letter of permission to the institution where it informed that the medical college is eligible for starting two seats per year in DM Hepatology from the year 2019-20.

In the letter, it was stated that ‘the institute is fully responsible to fulfil and maintain norms including the infrastructure both physical and human resource, teaching faculty and clinical material throughout the academic year, as stipulated in regulation of MCI’, reports the TOI.

Overwhelmed with the decision taken by the MCI in this regard, the Dean and Principal of the SCB Medical College, Dr Jayashree Mohanty stated, “We will reply to the council about our preparation and then the MCI will give its final approval to start admission

The  National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for Super Speciality courses, NEET SS is the gateway to DM and MCh courses in the country.

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Important Dates

1 Date of Issue of Admit Card 21 June 2019
2 Examination Date 28 June 2019
3 Declaration of Result by 15 July 2019

Read Also: NEET SS 2019: Check out Feeder Qualifications

For all details about NEET SS 2019, check out the page of National Board of Examinations at Medical Dialogues.

Source: with inputs
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