Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations 2020: Medical Council of India Notification dated 22.07.2020
BOARD OF GOVERNORS IN SUPER SESSION OF MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
New Delhi, the 22nd July, 2020
No. MCI-18(1)/2020-Med./110890.—In exercise of powers conferred by Section 33 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956), the Medical Council of India with the previous sanction of the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations to further amend the “Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000” namely:-
1. (i) These Regulations may be called the “Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations, 2020.”
(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000”, In Clause 11, under the heading of “Departmental training Facilities”, the following shall be added after first paragraph:
Provided that Super speciality courses can also be started in the Independent parent broad speciality Department, subject to fulfilling the staff, infrastructure and clinical material requirement for that Super speciality course. The dedicated Faculty for the Super-Speciality course shall not be considered for allocation of postgraduate seats in the Broad specialty course. Further provided that not more than three Super-Speciality courses can be started in parent Broad Speciality Department. Provided further that this proviso shall not be applicable for well established Super Speciality courses of Cardiology, Endocrinology, Medical Gastroenterology, Medical Oncology, Neonatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Cardio Thoracic & Vascular Surgery, Neurosurgery, Paediatric Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Surgical Gastroenterology, Surgical Oncology and Urology/Genitourinary surgery.
Dr. RAKESH KUMAR VATS, Secy. General
Footnote: The Principal Regulations namely, “Postgraduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000” were published in Part III, Section 4 of the Gazette of India on 7th Oct., 2000 and amended vide Medical Council of India Notification dated 03/03/2001; 06/10/2001; 16/03/2005; 23/03/2006; 20/10/2008; 25/03/2009; 21/07/2009; 17/11/2009; 09/12/2009; 16/04/2010; 08/12/2010; 27/12/2010; 09/02/2012; 27/02/2012; 28/03/2012; 17/04/2013; 01/02/2016; 17/06/2016; 08/08/2016; 31/01/2017; 11/03/2017; 06/05/2017; 27/06/2017; 31/07/2017; 20/02/2018; 05/04/2018; 28/01/2019; 08/03/2019; 15/03/2019 & 05/04/2019.