Comprehensively defining the future of the career of medical academia in India, the National Medical Commission has released the draft Teachers Eligibility Qualifications Regulations 2021 (TEQ). Among other things the new draft TEQ regulations provide relief on the upper age limit of the senior residentship increasing the same from maximum of 40 years to now "below 45 years of age at the time of initial appointment"
Senior Resident-ship (SRship) is a necessary entry point to medical academics in India. Section 6 of the TEQ 2021 specify the Norms for Faculty Appointment and Promotion. For Broad Specialities, it defines Senior Resident as Following