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PG Diploma Conversion: Tamil Nadu gets MCI nod for 461 PG Medical Degree Seats in 11 Medical Colleges


PG Diploma Conversion: Tamil Nadu gets MCI nod for 461 PG Medical Degree Seats in 11 Medical Colleges

Chennai: With the nod of the apex Medical Council of India (MCI), Tamil Nadu Post-Graduate (PG) medical Degree pool has received a massive boost up. The number of PG medical seats in Tamil Nadu will increase by 461 this year.

Following the announcement by the Medical Council of India Board of Governors (MCI BoG) with regard to increasing of seats in PG degree courses in lieu of surrender or concerned diploma seats, the majority of the states rushed at the opportunity to get additional PG degree seats.

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Tamil Nadu had surrendered for a total of 469 PG Diploma Seats for the conversion. Of the 469, 461 seats have been converted by the MCI.

11 medical colleges from the state had applied for the conversion to PG degree seats in various specialities:

  • Aravind Eye Hospital & Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai
  • Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
  • Coimbatore Medical College, Tamil Nadu
  • Institute of Ophthalmology Joseph Eye Hospital, Tiruchirapalli
  • Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai
  • Madras Medical College, Chennai
  • Madurai Medical College, Chennai
  • PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore
  • Stanley Medical College, Chennai
  • Thanjavur Medical College, Tamil Nadu
  • Vinayaka Mission’s Kurupananda Variyar Medical College

The maximum number of seats which is 38 was applied in the speciality of Obstetrics & Gynaecology by Madras Medical College and all are converted from PG Diploma to Degree.

Following this comes the 35 Diploma seats in Child Health again from Madras Medical College; which have been switched to Degree.

While Madurai Medical College applied for 20 Anaesthesiology Diploma seats for the conversion, it got not for only 13.

Mentioned below are the 11medical colleges who altogether got 461 PG Diploma Seats converted against the applied 469 to the MCI:

college & Course S.no Institute Name State Course Applied Diploma Denotified Diploma seat Converted PG Degree Seat Inc
1 Aravind Eye Hospital & Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 8 8 12 to 20
2 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 6 6 11 to 17
3 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Child Health (DCH) 8 8 8 to 16
4 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Radio Therapy (DMRT) 3 3 5 to 8
5 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 6 6 6 to 12
6 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 8 8 11 to 19
7 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 6 6 6 to 12
8 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 1 1 3 to 4
9 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Vetore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 2 2 7 to 9
10 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Velore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 2 2 6 to 8
11 Christian Medical college, Thorapadi Post, Bagayam, Vet ore, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 4 4 8 to 12
12 Coimbatore Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 3 3 8 to 11
13 Coimbatore Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Child Health (DCH) 4 4 4 to 8
14 Coimbatore Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 3 3 7 to 10
15 Coimbatore Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 1 1 3 to 4
16 Institute of Ophthalmology Joseph Eye Hospital, Tiruchirapalli Tamil Nadu Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 4 4 4 to 8
17 Kilpauk Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 3 3 7 to 10
18 Kilpauk Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu (DCH) Child Health (DC 4 4 6 to 10
19 Kilpauk Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 2 2 2 to 4
20 Kilpauk Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 4 4 12 to 16
21 Kilpauk Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip, in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 1 1 8 to 9
22 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 38 38 17 to 55
23 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in (DCH) Child Health 35 35 17 to 52
24 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 8 8 5 to 13
25 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino- Laryngology (DLO) 24 24 6 to 30
26 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 15 15 18 to 33
27 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 8 8 13 to 21
28 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu D ip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 18 18 12 to 30
29 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip, in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 8 8 10 to 18
30 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 20 20 10 to 30
31 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (DTCD) 11 11 3 to 14
32 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Radio Therapy (DMRT) 8 8 5 to 13
33 Madras Medics college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip in Public Health (DPh) 10 10 10 to 20
34 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 8 8 10 to 18
35 Madras Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (DPM&R) 3 3 2 to 5
36 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 16 16 5 to 21
37 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu dip in  Child Health (DCH) 11 11 6 to 17
38 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 11 9 0 to 9
39 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 5 5 3 to 8
40 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. (DA)in Anaesthesiology 20 13 9 to 22
41 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 1 1 8 to 9
42 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. i n Ophthalmology (DO) 12 12 6 to 18
43 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 2 2 4 to 6
44 Madurai Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 1 1 4 to 5
45 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Dermatology,Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 2 2 3 to 5
46 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 1 1 3 to 4
47 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Child Health (DCH) 2 2 4 to 6
48 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 3 3 4 to 7
49 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 2 2 2 to 4
50 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 1 1 2 to 3
51 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (DTCD) 1 1 1 to 2
52 PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Coimbatore Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 1 1 1 to 2
53 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 12 12 8 to 20
54 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Child Health (DCH) 12 12 4 to 16
55 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 4 4 10 to 14
56 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 2 2 5 to 7
57 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 12 12 12 to 24
58 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 4 4 12 to 16
59 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip in Ophthalmology (do) 2 2 4 to 6
60 Stanley Medical college, Chennai Tamil Nadu Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 4 4 3 to 7
61 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 3 3 13 to 16
62 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip in Child Health (dch) 2 2 4 to 6
63 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 1 1 0 to 1
64 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino- Laryngology (DLO) 4 4 2 to 6
65 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. (DA)in Anaesthesiology 4 4 7 to 11
66 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 3 3 2 to 5
67 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 2 2 2 to 4
68 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 2 2 0 to 2
69 Thanjavur Medical college, Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu Dip. in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (DTCD) 2 2 0 to 2
70 Vinayaka Mission’s Kurupananda Variyar Medical college, Tamil Nadu Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 1 2 to 3
71 Vinayaka Mission’s Kurupananda Variyar Medical college, Tamil Nadu Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 1 1 2 to 3
72 Vinayaka Mission’s Kurupananda Variyar Medical college, Tamil Nadu Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 2 2 6 to 8
73 Vinayaka Mission’s Kurupananda Variyar Medical college, Tamil Nadu Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 2 2 4 to 6

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