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PG Diploma Conversion: Gujarat gets 143 PG medical seats in 8 medical colleges


PG Diploma Conversion: Gujarat gets 143 PG medical seats in 8 medical colleges

Ahmedabad: Gujarat PG medical Degree pool has received a major boost as the Medical Council of India. MCI has converted a total of 143 Post-Graduate (PG) Diploma seats of the state to PG medical Degree.

With this approval, the state’s current pool of 1,843 degree seats in PG medical courses has increased to a total of 1986.

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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Gujarat had applied for the conversion of 168 PG Diploma seats. With the MCI nod, the state has got 143 of the applied seats converted at 8 medical colleges including:

  • BJ Medical College, Ahmedabad
  • CU Shah Medical College
  • Government Medical College, Bhavnagar
  • Government Medical College, Surat
  • Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad
  • B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre
  • Medical College, Baroda
  • Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad

The highest number of seats converted is 12 at BJ Medical College in Ophthalmology Diploma. Following this, 8 Obstetrics & Gynaecology Diploma seats in Government Medical College, Surat have been switched to PG medical degree.

Smt Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad; has got the maximum number of 34 PG Diploma seats converted by MCI.

Mentioned below are the 8 medical colleges who altogether got 143 PG Diploma Seats converted against the applied 168 to the MCI:

college & Course S.no Institute Name State Course Applied Diploma Denotified Diploma seat Converted PG Degree Seat Inc
1 B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 12 3 13 to 16
2 B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 12 4 45 to 49
3 B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 12 12 12 to 24
4 B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 6 2 3 to 5
5 C.U. Shah Medical College, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 3 3 4 to 7
6 C.U. Shah Medical College, Gujarat Gujarat Dip in (DOH ip.) Child Health 1 1 2 to 3
7 C.U. Shah Medical College, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 2 2 2 to 4
8 C.U. Shah Medical College, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 2 2 2 to 4
9 C.U. Shah Medical College, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 2 2 1 to 3
10 C.U. Shah Medical College, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 1 1 1 to 2
11 Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 1 1 7 to 8
12 Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Microbiology (D.Micro) 1 1 3 to 4
13 Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 2 2 6 to 8
14 Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 1 4 to 5
15 Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 2 2 6 to 8
16 Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Public Health (DPH) 2 2 3 to 5
17 Government Medical College, Bhavnagar, Gujarat Gujarat Dip. in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (DTCD) 1 1 1 to 2
18 Government Medical College, Surat. Gujarat Dip. in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 1 1 3 to 4
19 Government Medical College, Surat. Gujarat Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 8 8 5 to 13
20 Government Medical College, Surat. Gujarat D ip. in Child Health (DCH) 4 4 8 to 12
21 Government Medical College, Surat. Gujarat Dip. in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 1 1 3 to 4
22 Government Medical College, Surat. Gujarat Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 2 2 5 to 7
23 Government Medical College, Surat. Gujarat Dip. in Tuberculosis & 1 1 5 to 6
24 Government Medical College, Surat. Gujarat Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 3 3 15 to 18
25 Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad Gujarat Dip. in Public Health (DPH) 2 2 2 to 4
26 Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad Gujarat Dip. in Microbiology (D.Micro) 1 1 2 to 3
27 Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad Gujarat Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 2 2 5 to 7
28 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 4 4 8 to 12
29 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Psychological Medicine (DPM) 1 1 2 to 3
30 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (DGO) 4 4 6 to 10
31 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 1 1 4 to 5
32 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Tuberculosis & Chest Diseases (DTCD) 1 1 3 to 4
33 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Orthopaedics (D.ORTHO) 2 2 6 to 8
34 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Public Health (DPH) 2 1 6 to 7
35 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 2 2 15 to 17
36 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip. in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 2 2 2 to 4
37 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 2 2 7 to 9
38 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip. in Child Health (DCH) 4 4 8 to 12
39 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip. In  Ophthalmology (do) 2 2 6 to 8
40 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 2 2 4 to 6
41 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip. in Public Health (DPH) 2 2 6 to 8
42 Medical College, Baroda Gujarat Dip, in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 2 2 6 to 8
43 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 1 1 2 to 3
44 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 3 3 10 to 13
45 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat dip in anaesthesiology (DA) 3 3 12 To 15
46 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Child Health (DCH) 2 2 10 to 2
47 Smt. B.K. Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre Gujarat Dip. in Dermatology, Venerology and Leprosy (DDVL) 1 1 2 to 3
48 Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Dip. in Anaesthesiology (DA) 7 6 18 to 24
49 Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Dip. in Child Health (DCH) 7 7 13 to 20
50 Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Dip. in Clinical Pathology (DCP) 6 5 8 to 13
51 Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Dip. in Oto-Rhino­Laryngology (DLO) 5 5 5 to 10
52 Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Dip. in Radio-Diagnosis (DMRD) 6 6 6 to 12
53 Smt. Nathiba Hargovandas Lakhmichand Municipal Medical College, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Dip. in Ophthalmology (DO) 6 5 5 to 10

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  1. What about the poor students pursuing diploma courses now? Government should consider their cases