Foreign Medical Graduates can now teach at Indian Medical Colleges: MCI Amendment
New Delhi: Bringing good news for medical graduates having foreign degrees, the Medical Council of India is now recognising foreign PG medical qualifications and providing them equivalence to domestic PG qualifications for the purpose of entry level teaching requirements in the country.The Medical Council of India has brought an amendment in the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers...
The Medical Council of India has brought an amendment in the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, granting equivalence to many PG foreign qualifications to take up teaching in medical colleges in the country.
These new rules valid from 11th March 2017 ( date of publication in the gazette) have been termed as “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2017, and state
If a person with Postgraduate Medical Qualifications awarded in United States of America, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia & New Zealand desires to take up teaching appointments in a medical college, his/her qualification can be considered as equivalent qualification with MD/MS/DM/M.Ch., as the case may be, for the post of Assistant Professor in respective department in Medical College in India. Further, promotions would be as per Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998
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