NBE Approves 17 DNB, 22 Post MBBS Diploma Seats in JnK GMCs, District Hospitals
Srinagar: Post-graduate medical education in Jammu & Kashmir is going to get a major boost after the National Board of Examinations (NBE) has given its nod for 39 more seats in Government Medical Colleges and District Hospitals.
According to a UNI report, those 39 seats include 17 post-MBBS Diplomate of National Board (DNB) seats and 22 post-MBBS Diploma seats.
"With this, the total P.G seats approval for J&K has risen to 124 (102 DNB and 22 Diploma) and this is over and above the DM/MCH and MD/MS courses already being run in J&K," a Health Ministry official was quoted saying by UNI.
Mission Director, NHM, Yasin Choudhary while giving details about the development on Thursday evening said that, under DNB programme in UT, a total of 144 applications were submitted by various health institutions out of which 53 applications are approved till date against which 124 seats have been granted to the accredited departments consequent to the concerted efforts and hard work of the Administrative department H&ME J&K, NHM J&K and the team of health institutions being monitored by Vivek Bhardwaj, Additional Chief Secretary, Health and Medical Department.