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PG certificate course in Occupational Health: Apply now

PG certificate course in Occupational Health: Apply now

ROHCS- NIOH, Bengaluru under the aegis of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi is conducting its Second Batch of three months Postgraduate Certificate Course in Associate Fellow of Industrial Health during April 2018.

The Last date of submitting the application is 28 February 2018

This is the first instance of an industry need the course in Occupational Health in Karnataka state supported by Department of Factories, Boilers, Industrial Safety and Health.


Associate Fellow of Industrial Health (AFIH) is a three months full-time Post Graduate Certificate course in Industrial Health approved by Directorate General Factory Advice Service & Labour Institutes (DGFASLI), Ministry of Labour & Employment, Govt. of India. On completion of the course, an examination will be conducted by DGFASLI and successful candidates will be awarded Associate Fellow of Industrial Health (AFIH) which fulfil the requirements in terms of additional qualification for Factory Medical Officers of Hazardous Process Industries as required under the Factories (Amendment) Act 1987.

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The 1st Batch of course inducted 25 Medical Officers from various industries, academic, state and central government institutions and all of them have successfully completed their course with distinctions

Eligibility Criteria

1. MBBS Degree from an Institution recognised by the Medical Council of India
2. Completion of Internship
3. Permanent Registration with the State Medical Council/ Medical Council of India
4. A minimum of 1 experience in Industry or relevant filed of Occupational health or 2 years experience otherwise, after completion of the compulsory internship.

Application process

Prospectus and application form may be collected personally at ROHC (S), on payment of Rs.500/- or may be downloaded from If the application form is downloaded from the website, please enclose the cost of application fee (Rs.500/-) as Demand Draft in favour of “OFFICER IN CHARGE, ROHCS” payable at. Applicants working in Govt/Public Sector Undertakings/Private Industries etc should apply through proper channel.

Applications complete in all respects along with Self-attested Xerox copies of certificates should reach the OFFICER IN CHARGE, REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH CENTRE (S), POOJANAHALLI ROAD, KANNAMANGALA POST, DEVANAHALLITK, BENGALURU 562110. The envelope containing the application should be superscribed “APPLICATION FOR ADMISSION INTO AFIH 2018”

Course Fee

Rs.40,000/- for industry sponsored candidates and Rs.30,000/- for self-financed candidates. DD to be Drawn in favour of “Officer in Charge, ROHC (S)” payable at Bengaluru. Payment has to be made on Confirmation of admission letter. List of selected Candidates will also be displayed on our website

The candidates sponsored by the Industries, Government, Public Sector Undertakings should enclose the NO OBJECTION CERTIFICATE from the employer and candidate is responsible for the collection of fees from their employer. This centre will not do any correspondence regarding fees with their employers.


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