Opening of a New or Higher Course of Study or Training (including Post-Graduate Course of Study or Training) and Increase of Admission Capacity in any Course of Study or Training (including a Postgraduate Course of Study or Training) Regulations, 2018.

Jun 11, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Medical Council of India  (MCI) vide notification dated June 07, 2018 has issued the Opening of a New or Higher Course of Study or Training (including Post-Graduate Course of Study or Training) and Increase of Admission Capacity in any Course of Study or Training (including a Postgraduate Course of Study or Training) Regulations, 2018, to further amend the “The Opening of a New or Higher Course of Study or Training (including Post-graduate Course of Study or Training) and Increase of Admission Capacity in any Course of Study or Training (including a Postgraduate Course of Study or Training) Regulations, 2000.”

·         Clause 3(i) of Para I  under the heading “Qualifying Criteria” i.e. “Scheme for permission of the Central Government for Opening a new or higher course of study or training (including Post-graduate Course of Study or Training) in a Medical College or Institution of “The Opening of a New or Higher Courses of Study or Training (including Post-graduate Course of Study or Training) and Increase of Admission Capacity in any Course of Study or Training (including a Postgraduate Course of Study or Training) Regulation, 2000”, shall be substituted as under

“The Medical Institution recognized under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 for running post-graduate courses prior to the commencement of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Act, 1993; the Medical Colleges recognized for running Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) course; and the Medical Institutions established by the Central Government for the purpose of imparting postgraduate medical education shall be eligible for starting a post-graduate medical education course.”

  Provided that it shall be permissible for Medical Colleges not yet recognized for the award of        MBBS degree under the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 to apply for starting  a Post-graduate medical education course in pre- clinical and para clinical subjects namely Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology; Microbiology; Forensic Medicine; and Community Medicine at the time of third renewal i.e., along with the admission of fourth batch for the MBBS course; and in clinical subjects, namely, Anesthesiology; Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy; General Medicine; Paediatrics; Psychiatry; Radio diagnosis; Radiation Oncology; Respiratory Medicine; Otorhinolaryngology; General Surgery; Ophthalmology; Orthopedics; Obstetrics & Gynaecology, at the time of fourth renewal, i.e., along with the admission of fifth batch for the MBBS course.

·         Clause 3(i) of para II has been amended as follows:

“A Medical College/Medical Institution shall be entitled to make an application to increase the admission capacity for MBBS/PG Diploma/PG Degree/Higher Specialty Courses, once the concerned qualification against the sanctioned intake has been granted recognition under section 11 (2) of the Act and included in the First Schedule of the Act.”

[No. MCI-18(1)/2018-Med./113871].

 

URL:  http://egazette.nic.in/WriteReadData/2018/186280.pdf


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