Hyderabad: While the government has invited the applications for assistant professor posts in various government medical colleges, 500 qualified able post-graduates doctors are unable to apply for the same as there has been a delay in the registration process of these doctors with the medical council.
Due to the said delay in the state medical council registration by two months, the doctors do not meet the cut-off date for application set by the government
Deccan Chronicle reports that though the Telangana State Public Service Commission has set September 12, 2017, as the cut-off registration date for application, these 500 PG doctors are unable to apply despite having the qualification for the said post.
The reason behind the delay in the registration of these 500 PG students is that the batch of 2014 went on a strike, due to which their studies were delayed by two months. As a consequence of this, their registration after completion of rural service was only carried out in November 2017, after which they became eligible for degree entry in the state medical council register. Meanwhile, the Telangana State Public Service Commission set September 12, 2017, as the cut-off registration date for application,
As the recruitment process has begun, doctors are now demanding an extension of the cut-off date.
Dr G. Srinivas, an advisor for the Telangana Junior Doctors’ Association, says, “Post-graduates from government colleges must be considered. We are demanding an extension of the date.” A large number of these post-graduates have written to the government demanding consideration.