Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998

Salient Features of Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998

(AMENDED UPTO AUGUST 2012)

(PUBLISHED IN PART III, SECTION 4 
OF THE GAZETTE OF INDIA DATED 5TH DECEMBER 1998)

 

 

Index of Teaching specialities.

 

1.   Anatomy  
2.   Physiology  
3.   Biochemistry  
4.   Bio-Physics  
5.   Pharmacology  
6.   Pathology 
7.   Microbiology  
8.   Community Medicine  
9.   Forensic Medicine  
10. General Medicine  
11. General Surgery  
12. Obstetrics and Gynaecology  
13. Paediatrics  
14. Tuberculosis and Respiratory Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine  
15. Psychiatry  
16. Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy
17. Orthopaedics  
18. Anaesthesiology  
19. Radio-Diagnosis  
20. Radio-Therapy  
21. Oto-Rhini-Laryngology  
22. Ophthalmology  
23. Nuclear Medicine  
24. Nutrition  
25. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  
26. Human Metabolism  
27. Immuno Haematology and Blood Transfusion  
28. Medical Genetics  
29. Family Medicine  
30. Aviation Medicine/Aerospace Medicine  
31. Geriatrics  
32. Health Administration  
33. Hospital Administration  
34. Sports Medicine  
35. Tropical Medicine  
36. Rheumatology  
37. Health Education 
38. Marine Medicine  
39. Occupational Health  
40. Public Health  
41. Radiological Physics  
42. Virology  
43. Dentistry

 Super Specialities                                                                                   

1.   Cardiology  
2.   Clinical Haematology  
3.   Clinical Pharmacology  
4.   Endocrinology  
5.   Immunology  
6.   Medical Gastroenterology  
7.   Medical Genetics (Super-Speciality)  
8.   Medical Oncology  
9.   Neonatology  
10. Nephrology  
11. Neurology  
12. Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery  
13. Urology 
14. Neuro Surgery  
15. Paediatric Surgery  
16. Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  
17. Surgical Gastroenterology  
18. Surgical Oncology

 Equivalent Qualifications

1. Equivalent Qualifications

Published in part III, section 4 of the gazette of India dated: 5 December 1998)  

Medical Council of India 

Dated the November, 1998 

No. MCI-12(2)/98-Med./  In exercise of the 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, namely:-  

1.  Short title and commencement:

 (1) These regulations may be called the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998.”

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

 2.Objectives:

Appointment of medical teachers, with minimum qualification and experience in various departments of medical colleges and institutions imparting graduate and post-graduate medical education is a necessary requirement to maintain a standard of teaching.

Minimum qualifications for appointment as a teacher in various departments of a medical college or institution imparting graduate and post-graduate education shall be as specified in the Schedules I and II annexed with these regulations.

 

 

SCHEDULE –I

Every appointing authority before making an appointment to a teaching post in medical college or institution shall observe the following norms :-

  1. All Medical teachers must possess a basic University or equivalent qualification included in any one of the Schedules to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956). They must also be registered in a State Medical Register or Indian Medical Register.
     
  2. In the departments of Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Microbiology, non-medical teachers may be appointed to the extent of 30% of the total number of the posts in the department. A non-medical approved medical M.Sc. qualification shall be a sufficient qualification for appointment as Lecturer in the subject concerned but for promotion to higher teaching post a candidate must possess the Ph.D. degree in the subject. The Heads of these departments must possess recognized basic university medical degree qualification or equivalent qualification. However, in the department of Biochemistry, non-medical teachers may be appointed to the extent of 50% of the total number of posts in the department. In case of the paucity of teachers in non-clinical departments relaxation upto the Head of the Department may be given by the appointing authority to the non-medical persons if suitable medical teacher in the particular non-clinical speciality is not available for the said appointment. However, such relaxation will be made only with the prior approval of the Medical Council of India. A non-medial person cannot be appointed as Director or Principal or Dean or Medical Superintendent. In the departments of Community Medicine and Pharmacology, Lecturers in Statistics and Pharmacological Chemistry shall possess M.Sc. qualification in that particular subject from a recognized University.
     
  3. Medical teachers in all Medical Colleges except the Tutors, Residents, Registrars and Demonstrators must possess the requisite recognised Postgraduate Medical qualification in their respective subject.
     
  4. The appointing authority may consider the holders of equivalent postgraduate qualification, which may be approved by the Medical Council of India from time to time, to have the requisite recognised qualification in the subject concerned.
      
  5. The Medical Council of India shall determine equivalent qualification referred to in these regulations.
     
  6. The teachers in a medical college or institution having a total of eight years’ teaching experience out of which at least five years teaching experience as Lecturer or Asst. Professor gained after obtaining postgraduate degree shall be recognised as postgraduate teachers in broad specialties. In the case of super-specialties only those teachers who possess eight years’ teaching experience out of which at least five years’ teaching experience as Lecturer / Asst. Prof. gained after obtaining the higher speciality degree shall be recognised as postgraduate teachers:


    Provided that in the case of super-speciality courses which are being newly instituted, matter regarding relaxation of qualification and experience of postgraduate teachers may be taken up by the appointing authority with the Medical Council of India.

  7. In cases where candidates with requisite experience are not available, a reference may be made by the appointing authority to the Medical Council of India for consideration on merits.
     
  8. The names of the teaching posts, academic qualifications and the teaching or research experience required for each teaching post are given in Table I in respect of graduate and post graduate / higher speciality courses and in Table II in respect of super-speciality courses.
     
  9. The requirement of publication of four research papers for the post of Associate Professor and eight research papers for the post of Professor may be a desirable qualification.

SCHEDULE-II

The following qualifications be treated at par with M.D/M.S awarded by Indian Universities:-

  1. Facharzt Fuer Chirurgia (Specialist Surgeon) (West Germany)
  2. ‘Facharzt Fuer Gynaekologie’ (Specialist of Gynaecology) (West Germany),
  3. F.R.A.C.S. (Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons)
  4. ‘Diploma in Certificate ‘D’ Etudes Specialist ‘D’ of Medicine Electro-Radiology (Certificate of Special Studies of Medical Electro-Radiology) Paris, France.
  5. F.R.C.P. (Canada), F.R.C.S. (Canada)
  6. M.C.P.A. (Membership of the College of Pathologists of Australia)
  7. Diploma in Psychiatry (Mc Gill University) ( Montreal, Canada)
  8. Diploma in Psychiatry (Edinburgh University)
  9. Dr.P.H. of John Hopkins, Harward and California/Universities (USA)
  10. M.R.C. Path (Lon) F.R.C. Path (London)
  11. Facharzt Fuer Innera Frankheiten, (Specialist Internal Medicine) (West Germany)
  12. Candidates of Sciences (Doctor of Philosophy) in Medicine Branch Plastic Surgery (Hungary) awarded by Hungarian Academy of Medical Science, Budapest.
  13. Facharzt Fuer Kinderheikunde (Children Specialist) (West Germany)
  14. M.A.M.S./M.N.A.M.S./D.N.B. qualification when granted on or after Ist June 1976 granted by National Board of Examination, New Delhi after due examination and fulfilling one year research experience.
  15. FFR of U.K. by examination.
  16. F.R.C.S. or M.R.C.P. of Royal Colleges of U.K.
  17. M.Ch. (Orthopedics) (Liverpool)
  18. Approved qualification from speciality Boards of U.S.A.
  19. Ph.D. awarded by Supreme Attestation Commission (Moscow) granted to students sponsored by Medical Council of India or to other students fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to undergraduate courses in India and admitted in the institutions of erstwhile U.S.S.R., recognised by the Medical Council of India, for undergraduate or postgraduate courses upto 1989.

Note: Other qualification will be evaluated by the Council as and when reference is received.

TABLE-1

REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS,
TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE.

Post Academic qualifications Teaching/Research Experience
Principal / Dean / Director of Medical Institution. Should possess the recognised postgraduate medical qualification and other academic qualification from a recognized institution with a minimum of ten years’ teaching experience as Professor/Associate Professor/Reader in a medical college/Instt. Out of which atleast five years should be as Professor in a department.  Preference for these appointments may be given to the Heads of the Departments. -
Director / Medical Superintendent of the affiliated teaching hospital  Should possess a recognised post graduate medical qualification from a recognised Institution with 10 yrs. Administrative experience. -

Anatomy

(A) Professor M.S. (Anatomy)/ M.D.(Anatomy)/MBBS with M.Sc. (Anatomy)/ M.Sc. (Med. Anatomy) with Ph.D. (Med. Anatomy)/ M.Sc. (Med. Anatomy)/ with D.Sc. (Med. Anatomy)

(i)  As Reader/ Associate Professor in Anatomy for four years in a recognised medical college.

 Desirable
 (ii)  Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in international journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Anatomy for five years in a recognised medical college.

 Desirable
 (ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor / Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognized postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii)  Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar. (MBBS/M.Sc. (Medical Anatomy) for non-medical persons.  

Physiology

(A) Professor M.D. (Physiology) MBBS with M.Sc.(Physiology) /M.Sc.(Med. Physiology) with Ph.D. (Med. Physiology) /M.Sc (Med. P;hysiology) with D.Sc. (Med. Physiology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Physiology for four years in a recognised medical college

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publication indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in international journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Physiology for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii)  Minimum of four Research publications indexed in index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor / Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar. MBBS/M.Sc.(Medical Physiology) for non-medical persons  

Biochemistry

(A) Professor M.D. (Biochemistry)/ MBBS with M.Sc. (Med. Biochemistry) M.Sc. (Med. Biochemistry) with Ph. D. (Med. Biochemistry)/ M.Sc. (Med. Biochemistry) with D.Sc. (Med. Biochemistry

(i)  As Reader/Associate Professor in Biochemistry for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii)  Minimum of four research publications indexed in index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal. 

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Biochemistry for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii)  Minimum of four research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor / Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar. MBBS/ M.Sc.(Medical Biochemistry) for non-medical persons  

Bio-physics

(A) Professor M.D. (Bio-Physics)/M.Sc. (Bio-Physics or Medical Biochemistry) with Ph. D. (Bio-Physics)/M.D.(Physiology) or M.D. (Biochemistry) with one year training in Bio-Physics

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Bio-Physics for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication International Journal. 

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Bio-Physics for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor / Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar. MBBS/ M.Sc.(Bio-Physics or Medical Bio-Chemistry) for non-medical persons.  

Pharmacology

(A) Professor M.D.(Pharmacology)/MBBS with Ph.D(Med. Pharmacology)/M.Sc.(Med. Pharmacology) with Ph.D.(Med. Pharmacology)/ M.Sc.(Med. Pharmacology) with D.Sc.(Med. Pharmacology).

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Pharmacology for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal. 

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Pharmacology for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii)  Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor / Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry. M.Sc.(Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

(i)  Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor

(E) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar. MBBS/ M.Sc.(Medical Pharmacology) for non-medical persons.  

Pathology

(A) Professor M.D.(Pathology) / Ph.D(Pathology)/D.Sc.(Pathology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Pathology for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.
 

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in pathology for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor / Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Resident Pathologist/ Registrar/Clinical Pathologist.  MBBS  

Microbiology

(A) Professor M.D.(Bacteriology)/M.D.(Microbiology)
/MBBS with M.Sc.(Med.Bacteriology)
/ M.Sc. (Med. Microbiology)/ Ph.D.(Med.Bacteriology) M.Sc.(Med. Bact.) with Ph.D.(Med. Bacteriology)/ M.Sc.(Med.Bacteriology)with D.Sc.(Med. Bacteriology)/ M.Sc. (Med. Microbiology) with Ph. D.(Med. Microbiology)/ M.Sc.(Med. Microbiology) with D. Sc.(Med. Microbiology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Microbiology for four years in a recognised medical college.

 Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal. 

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Microbiology for five years in a recognised medical college.
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor / Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar. MBBS/ M.Sc.(Med. Microbiology) for non-medical persons.  

Community Medicine

(A) Professor M.D.(Social & Preventive Medicine) MD (Community Med.)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Community Medicine/Social and Preventive Medicine for four years in a recognised Medical College. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Community Medicine/Social and Preventive Medicine for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii)  Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Lecturer in Statistics M.Sc.(Statistics)

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(E) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident
/Registrar/Epidemologist
/Health Officer

MBBS
 

Forensic Medicine

(A) Professor M.D.(Forensic Med.)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Forensic Medicine for four years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index  Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Forensic Medicine for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar/Casualty Medical Officer/Resident Pathologist MBBS  

General Medicine

(A) Professor M.D.(Medicine) M.D.(General Medicine)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in General Medicine/Medicine for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in General Medicine/ Medicine for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

General Surgery

(A) Professor M.S.(Surgery)/M.S.(General Surgery)

(i) As Reader/associate Professor in General Surgery/Surgery for four years in a recognised medical college.

 Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in General Surgery/Surgery for five years in a recognised medical college.

 Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals. 

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

(A) Professor M.D.(Obst. & Gynae.)/ M.S.(Obst. & Gynae.)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Obstetrics & Gynaecology for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Obstetrics & Gynaecology for five years in a recognised medical college.

 Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Paediatrics

(A) Professor M.D.(Paediatrics)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Paediatrics for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Paediatrics for five yours in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Tuberculosis and Respiratory Medicine/ Pulmonary Medicine

(A) Professor M.D. (Tuberculosis)/M.D.(TB & Respiratory Dise.)/ M.D.(Medicine) with T.D.D., D.T.D. or D.T.C.D./M.D. (TB & Chest Diseases)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases for four years in a recognised medical college

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant professor/Lecturer in Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals. 

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Psychiatry

(A) Professor M.D.(Psychiatry)/ M.D.(Psychological Med.)/ M.D. in Medicine with Diploma in Psychological Med.

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Psychiatry for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Psychiatry for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/nation journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Dermatology, venereology and leprosy

(A) Professor M.D.(Derm.&Ven.) M.D.(Derm. Ven. & Leprosy)/ M.D. (Dermatology)/ M.D. (Derm. Including Ven.)/ M.D.(Derm. including  Ven./Lep) M.D.(Medicine) with D.V.D. or D.D.

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Dermatology and Venereology/Leprosy for four years in a recognised medical college

Desirable

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in journal/ national journal and one research publication in International Journal

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Dermatology and Verneology/Leprosy for five years in a recognised medical college.  

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  
* Foot Note: Where the department of Vereneology and Dermatology are bifurcated the following qualification will be required in the bifurcated departments of Venereology and Dermatology:-
  For Venereology For Dermatology
  M.D. (Venereology) M.D.(Dermatology & Venereology) M.D. in Medicine with diploma in Venereology

M.D.(Dermatology)
M.D.(Dermatology & Venereology)
M.D. (Medicine) with Diploma in Dermatology. 

 

Orthopaedics

(A) Professor M.S. (Orthopaedics)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Orthopaedics for four years in a recognised medical college

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Orthopaedics  for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Anaesthesiology

(A) Professor M.D. (Anaesthesiology)/ M.S. (Anaesthesiology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Anaesthesiology for four years in a recognised medical college

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Anaesthesiology  for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Radio-diagnosis

(A) Professor M.D.(Radio-Diagnosis)/  M.D.(Radiology/ M.S. (Radiology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Radio-Diagnosis/Radiology for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Radio-Diagnosis/ Radiology   for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Radio-Therapy

(A) Professor M.D.(Radio-Diagnosis)/  M.D.(Radiology/ M.S. (Radiology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Radio-Diagnosis/Radiology for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Radio-Therapy/Radiology for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals
.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  
Note:  The combined department of Radiology wherever it exists should be bifurcated into Radio-Diagnosis and Radio-Therapy within five years from the date of publication of these regulations.

Oto-Rhino-Laryngology

(A) Professor M.S.(Oto-Rhino-Laryngology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology for four years in a recognised medical college

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Ophthalmology

(A) Professor M.S. (Ophthalmology)/ M.D.(Ophthalmology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Ophthalmology for four years in a recognised medical college

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Ophthalmology for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Nuclear Medicine

(A) Professor M.D. (Nuclear Medicine) / M.D.(Radio-Therapy) with two years experience in Nuclear Medicine in a recognised centre/M.D.(Medicine) with DRM OR DNM/M.D. (Radio-Diagnosis) with two years experience in Nuclear Medicine in a recognised centre/M.D.(Bio-Physics) or its equivalent qualification in Bio-Physics with DRM or DNM OR DNB in Nuclear Medicine with two years experience in Nuclear Medicine in a recognised centre. 

As Reader in Nuclear Medicine for four years in a recognised medical college.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

As Lecturer in Nuclear Medicine for five years in a recognised medical college. 

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Nutrition

(A) Professor M.D. in Biochemistry/Physiology 
 /Pathology/Medicine/Social and
 Preventive Medicine/ Com. Medicine or Paediatrics with M.Sc. in applied Nutrition or special training for a period of one year. 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Nutrition for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Nutrition  for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

(A) Professor M.D.(P.M.R)/M.D.(Medicine) with Diploma in PMR/M.S.(General Surgery)/ M.S.(Orthopaedics) with two years special training in the Speciality of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Rehabilitation Medicine) or two years of equivalent training approved in the subject in any approved institution in India.   

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Physical Med. And Rehabilitation for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Human Metabolism

(A) Professor M.D.(Endocrinology) or M.D.(Medicine)/M.D.(Paed.) with two years special training in Endocrinology

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Endocrinology/Human Metabolism for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Endocrinology/Human Metabolism for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Immuno Haematology and Blood Transfusion

(A) Professor

D.M.(Immunology)  OR

M.D.(Immuni-Haematology & Blood Transfusion/M.D.(Pathology or Bacteriology or Haematology) with 2 years teaching experience or special training in the deptt. of Immuno-Haematology & Blood Transfusion.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Immuno-Haematology & Blood Transfusion or Immunology or Pathology/ Bacteriology/Haematology   for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Immuno-Haematology & Blood Transfusion or Immunology or Pathology/Bacteriology/Haem. for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Medical Genetics

(A) Professor

D.M.(Medical Genetics)/ M.D.(Med.Genetics) M.D.(General Medicine) or M.D.(Paed). Or M.D.(Obst. & Gynae.) with two years special training in Medical Genetics.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Medical Genetics for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Medical Genetics for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Family Medicine

 

M.D.(Family Medicine)/ M.D.(General Medicine)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Family Medicine/General Medicine for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Family Medicine/ General Medicine for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Aviation Medicine/Aerospace Medicine

(A) Professor

M.D.(Aviation Medicine)/ M.D.(Aerospace Medicine)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Aviation Medicine/Aerospace for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Aviation Medicine/ Aerospace Med. for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Geriatrics

(A) Professor

M.D. (Family Medicine)/ M.D.(General Medicine)/ M.D.(Geriatrics)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Family Medicine/General Medicine/Geriatrics for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Family Medicine/ General Medicine/ Geriatrics for five years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Health Administration

(A) Professor

M.D.(Health Administration)/M.D.(Hospital Administration)/M.D.(Community Health Administration)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Health Administration/Community Medicine/Social and Preventive Medicine/ Hospital Administration  for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Health Administration/Community Medicine/SPM/Hospital Administration for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Hospital Administration

(A) Professor

M.D.(Hospital Administration)/M.D.(Community Health Admn.)/M.D.(Health Administration)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Health Administration/Community Medicine/Social and Preventive Medicine/ Hospital Administration  for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Health Administration/Community Medicine/SPM/Hospital Administration for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Sports Medicine

(A) Professor

M.D.(Sports Medicine)/ M.S. (Orthopaedics)/ M.D.(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)/M.D.(Physiology) with 2 years experience in sports medicine.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Sports Medicine/Orthopaedics/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Sports Medicine/ Orthopaedics/Physical Medicine and Rehab. for five years in a recognised medical College. 

Desirable

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Tropical Medicine

(A) Professor

M.D.(Sports Medicine)/ M.S. (Orthopaedics)/ M.D.(Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)/M.D.(Physiology) with 2 years experience in sports medicine.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Sports Medicine/Orthopaedics/Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Sports Medicine/ Orthopaedics/Physical Medicine and Rehab. for five years in a recognised medical College. 

Desirable

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Rheumatology

(A) Professor

M.D.(Rheumatology)/ M.D.(Medicine) with 2 years experience in Rheumatology/Immunology.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Rheumatology for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in   Rheumatology for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Health Education

(A) Professor

M.D.(Social & Prev. Med.)/ M.D.(Community Medicine)/ M.D.(Health Administration)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Health Education for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Health Education for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications in indexed national journal/  national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Marine Medicine

(A) Professor

M.D.(Physiology)/M.D.(Medicine) with two years special training in Marine Medicine

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Marine Medicine for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Marine Medicine for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Occupational Health

(A) Professor

M.D.(Psychiatry)/M.D.(Phy. Med. & Rehab.)/ M.S.(Orthopaedics

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Occupational Health  for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Occupation Health for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Public Health

(A) Professor

M.D. (Community Med.)/ M.D.(Social & Prev. Med.)/ M.D.(Health Admn.)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Public Health for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Public Health for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Radiological Physics

(A) Professor

M.Sc.(Physics/Chem./Biophysics) with Ph.D.(Physics/Chem./Biophysics

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Radiological Physics for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Public Health for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Virology

(A) Professor

M.D.(Microbiology)/M.D.(Pathology) /M.D.(Medicine) with two years special training in Virology/ M.Sc.(Medical Virology with Ph.D. in Virology

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Virology  for four years in a recognised medical college.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Virology for five years in a recognised medical college. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Dentistry

(A) Professor

M.D.S.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Dentistry  for four years in a recognised Medical College/Dental College.

Desirable

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one research publication in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Dentistry for five years in a recognised medical college/dental college. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

  B.D.S. preferably with M.B.B.S.

(i) Requisite recognised postgraduate qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognised medical college as resident/Registrar/
Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  -do-  

TABLE-2
REQUIREMENTS OF Special ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS,
TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE for superspeciality teachers.

Cardiology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Cardiology)

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Cardiology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Cardiology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation  qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the Cardiology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Clinical Haematology

(A) Professor

D.M. (Clinical Haematology) M.D.(Medicine) or M.D.(Paediatrics) or M.D.(Pathology) with 2 years special training in Clinical Haematology.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Clinical Haematology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Clinical Haematology  for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the Clinical Haematology in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Clinical Pharmacology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Clinical Pharmacology) M.D.(Pharmacology) with 2 years special training in Clinical Pharmacology

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Clinical Pharmacology  for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the Clinical Pharmacology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Endocrinology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Endocrinology)/M.D.
(Medicine) or M.D.(Paediatrics) with two years special training in Endocrinology.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Endocrinology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Endocrinology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in the Endocrinology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Immunology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Immunology)/ M.D.(Medicine) or M.D.(Pathology) or M.D.(Microbiology) or M.D.(Paediatrics) with two years special training in Immunology

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Immunology   for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Immunology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the Immunology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Medical Gastroenterology

(A) Professor

D.M.( Medical Gastroenterology)/
D.M.(Gastroenterology)/M.D.
(Medicine) or M.D.(Paediatrics)  with 2 years special training in Gastroenterology

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Gastroenterology  for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Gastroenterology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in the Gastroenterology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Medical  Genetics (Super-Speciality)

(A) Professor

D.M.(Medical Genetics)/M.D.(Paediatrics) or M.D.(Medicine) or M.S.(Anatomy)  with two years special training in Medical Genetics.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Medical Genetics (Super-speciality) for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Medical Genetics (Super-speciality) for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Medical Genetics in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Medical   Oncology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Medical Oncology)/M.D.(Medicine) or M.D.(Radio-therapy) or M.D.(Paediatrics)  with 2 years special training in Medical Oncology.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Medical Oncology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Medical Oncology  for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Medical Oncology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Neonatology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Neonatology)/M.D.
(Paediatrics)  with two years special training in Neonatology.

 

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Neonatology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Neonatology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Neonatology in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Nephrology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Nephrology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Nephrology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Nephrology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Nephrology in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Neurology

(A) Professor

D.M.(Neurology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Neurology  for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Neurology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Neurology in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/ Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery

(A) Professor

M.Ch.(Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery)/ M.Ch.(Cardiac Surgery)/ M.Ch.(Vascular Surgery)/ M.Ch.(Thoracic Surgery)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery/Cardiac Surgery/Vascular Surgery/Thoracic Surgery  for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery/ Cardiac Surgery/ Vascular Surgery/ Thoracic Surgery for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Cardio Vascular & Thoracic Surgery/Cardiac Surgery/Vascular Surgery/Thoracic Surgery in a recognised medical college as Resident/ Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Urology

(A) Professor

M.Ch.(Urology)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Urology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Urology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable 

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Urology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Neuro Surgery

(A) Professor

M.Ch.(Neuro-Surgery)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Neuro-Surgery for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable 

(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Neuro-Surgery for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Neuro- Surgery in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Paediatric Surgery

(A) Professor

M.Ch.(Paediatric Surgery)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Paediatric Surgery  for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Paediatric Surgery for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Paediatric Surgery in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

(A) Professor

M.Ch.(Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery)/M.Ch.(Plastic Surgery)

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery/Plastic Surgery for four years in a recognised medical college/ institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery/Plastic Surgery for two years in a recognised medical college/ institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

(ii) Three years teaching experience in Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery/ Plastic Surgery in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Surgical  Gastroenterology

(A) Professor

M.Ch.(Surgical Gastroenterology)/
M.S.(Surgery) with 2 years special training in Surgical Gastroenterology

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Surgical Gastroenterology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Surgical Gastroenterology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

 Desirable 
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Surgical Gastroenterology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/ Demonstrator/Tutor.

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

Surgical Oncology

(A) Professor

M.Ch.(Surgical Oncology)/M.S.(Surgery)/ or M.S.(E.N.T.) or M.S.(Orthopaedics) or M.D.(Obst. & Gynae.) with 2 years special training in Surgical Oncology

(i) As Reader/Associate Professor in Surgical Oncology for four years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution.

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journal and one in International Journal.

(B) Reader / Associate Professor -do-

(i) As Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Surgical Oncology for two years in a recognised medical college/teaching institution. 

Desirable
(ii) Minimum of four Research publications indexed in Index Medicus/national journals.

(C) Assistant Professor/ Lecturer -do-

(i) Requisite recognised specialisation qualification in the subject.

 (ii) Three years teaching experience in Surgical Oncology in a recognised medical college as Resident/Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor

(D) Tutor/ Demonstrator/Resident/ Registrar.  MBBS  

SCHEDULE-II

The following qualifications be treated at par with M.D/M.S awarded by Indian Universities:-

  1. Facharzt Fuer Chirurgia (Specialist Surgeon) (West Germany)
  2. ‘Facharzt Fuer Gynaekologie’ (Specialist of Gynaecology) (West Germany),
  3. F.R.A.C.S. (Fellowship of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons)
  4. ‘Diploma in Certificate ‘D’ Etudes Specialist ‘D’ of Medicine Electro-Radiology (Certificate of Special Studies of Medical Electro-Radiology) Paris, France.
  5. F.R.C.P. (Canada), F.R.C.S. (Canada)
  6. M.C.P.A. (Membership of the College of Pathologists of Australia)
  7. Diploma in Psychiatry (Mc Gill University) ( Montreal, Canada)
  8. Diploma in Psychiatry (Edinburgh University)
  9. Dr.P.H. of John Hopkins, Harward and California/Universities (USA)
  10. M.R.C. Path (Lon) F.R.C. Path (London)
  11. Facharzt Fuer Innera Frankheiten, (Specialist Internal Medicine) (West Germany)
  12. Candidates of Sciences (Doctor of Philosophy) in Medicine Branch Plastic Surgery (Hungary) awarded by Hungarian Academy of Medical Science, Budapest.
  13. Facharzt Fuer Kinderheikunde (Children Specialist) (West Germany)
  14. M.A.M.S./M.N.A.M.S./D.N.B. qualification when granted on or after Ist June 1976 granted by National Board of Examination, New Delhi after due examination and fulfilling one year research experience.
  15. FFR of U.K. by examination.
  16. F.R.C.S. or M.R.C.P. of Royal Colleges of U.K.
  17. M.Ch. (Orthopedics) (Liverpool)
  18. Approved qualification from speciality Boards of U.S.A.
  19. Ph.D. awarded by Supreme Attestation Commission (Moscow) granted to students sponsored by Medical Council of India or to other students fulfilling the minimum eligibility criteria for admission to undergraduate courses in India and admitted in the institutions of erstwhile U.S.S.R., recognised by the Medical Council of India, for undergraduate or postgraduate courses upto 1989.
Note: Other qualification will be evaluated by the Council as and when reference is received.

N.B.
 1.  M.R.C.P., M.R.C. (Path.), F.R.C.S., F.F.A.R.C.S. refer to the Diploma of Membership and Fellowship awarded by all the Royal Colleges of U.K., prior to 11/11/1978.

2.  Holders of specaility Boards of U.S.A. qualifications should complete the entire requirements of the Board concerned.

3.  In the case of qualifications in higher specialities (M.Ch. D.M.) the holder should have also obtained M.D.(Gen. Medicine) or M.S.(Gen. Surgery) or an equivalent qualification as prescribed by the Council in its recommendations on Postgraduate Medical Education.  This requirement may be relaxed in suitable cases in cases of candidates who have obtained M.Ch./D.M. after a direct 5 years course, which are recognised by the Council. 

4.  After 31st May, 1977, for all teaching appointments to posts higher than tutor in higher specialities i.e. Cardiology, Neurology, Thoracic-Surgery, Neuro-Surgery, Plastic-Surgery, Paediatric-Surgery, Urology, the candidates must possess postgraduate degree qualifications in the speciality concerned i.e. D.M./M.ch. approved by the Council from time to time.  Where teachers with DM/M.Ch. qualifications are not available in respect of the courses which have not yet been started, matter regarding relaxation of qualification and experience of Postgraduate teachers may be taken up with the Medical Council of India.

Provided that the requirements of possessing a postgraduate degree qualification in the concerned higher speciality shall not be applicable for higher appointments in the case of existing teachers holding regular teaching posts whose appointment was initially  made on the basis of two years special training in the speciality after the requisite M.D./M.S. 

5. All British qualifications obtained after 11/11/78 will cease to be recognised qualifications. 

6.  From January, 1985 all fresh entrants as teachers in medical college should have the requisite recognised Indian Postgraduate medical qualifications (recognised by the Medical Council of India).

Above are general requirements for teaching appointments in a medical college in India. However, there may be some verifications – subject-wise, which may either be referred to the detailed regulations obtainable from the office of MCI or by a letter through proper channel.

(PUBLISHED IN PART III, SECTION 4 
OF THE GAZETTE OF INDIA DATED 24TH JULY 2009)

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA

AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 21st July, 2009  

No.MCI-12(2)/2009-Med.-22654  - In exercise of the 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 amend the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” , namely: -

 1.
(i) These Regulations may be called the “Minimum  Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009” .
(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

 2. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998” , the following additions/modifications/deletions/    substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein: -  

 3(i)(a). In Schedule I, Clause (2), the words “The Heads of these departments must possess recognized basic university medical degree qualification or equivalent qualification” shall be substituted with  the following: -  

Heads of departments of pre and para clinical subjects must possess recognized    basic University degree qualification i.e. MBBS or equivalent qualification.”  

(b)In Schedule I, Clause (2), the sentence “In the departments of Community Medicine and Pharmacology, Lecturers in Statistics and Pharmacological Chemistry shall possess M.Sc. qualification in that particular subject from a recognised University.” shall be substituted with  the following: -  

 “In the department of Community Medicine, Lecturers in Statistics shall possess M.Sc. qualification from a recognised University.”  

(ii). In Schedule I, the following shall be added to Clause (3):           

Dean / Principal / Director of Medical college/institution, who is head of the institute and the Medical Superintendent who is head of the affiliated teaching    hospital can be incharge of a Unit but cannot be HOD in the medical college/institution. However, they can teach and practice in the Department          concerned.”   

 4. The Teaching/Research experience requirements in all the subjects of Broadspecialities shown in Table - 1 shall be substituted as under:-

“(A) Professor:- (i)  As Associate Professor in the subject concerned for three years inthe recognized medical college.  

                         (ii) Minimum of four research publications in indexed/national journals.

 (B) Associate Professor:- 

                              (i)As Assistant Professor in the concerned subject for four years in the recognized medical college.  

                              (ii)Minimum of two research publications in indexed/national journals.”

 5. The Teaching/Research experience requirements in all the subjects of Superspecialties shown in Table - 2 shall be substituted as under:-  

“(A) Professor:-      
                               (i) As Associate Professor in the subject concerned for three years in therecognized  medical college.

                                (ii)Minimum of four research publications in indexed/national journals.

 (B) Associate Professor:- 
                                (i)As Assistant Professor in the concerned subject for two years in the 
recognized   medical college.

                                (ii) Minimum of two research publications in indexed/national journals.”

                [Lt. Col. (Retd.) Dr. A.R.N. Setalvad]

Secretary

Medical Council of India

 Foot Note:The Principal Regulations namely, “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” were published in Part – III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998, and amended vide MCI notification dated 16/03/2005.                

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 28th October, 2009

 

No.MCI-12(2)/2009-Med.Misc./46501 - In exercise of the 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 “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998”, namely: -

1. (i) These Regulations may be called the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009 - Part-II”.

(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, the following additions/modifications/deletions/ substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein: -

3. In Table - 1 - REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE, the academic qualifications required for the post of Professor and Reader/Associate Professor in Microbiology Department, in 5th line mentioned as “M.Sc. (Med. Microbiology)/Ph.D. (Med. Bacteriology)” shall be substituted with the following: -

“M.Sc. (Med. Microbiology) with Ph.D. (Med. Bacteriology)”

[Lt. Col. (Retd.) Dr. A.R.N. Setalvad]
Secretary
Medical Council of India

Foot Note: The Principal Regulations namely, “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” were published in Part – III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998, and amended vide MCI notification dated 16/03/2005 and dated 21/07/2009.

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 15th December, 2009

No.MCI-12(2)/2009-Med.Misc./56925. - In exercise of the 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 “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998”, namely: -

1. (i) These Regulations may be called the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009 - Part-III”.
(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, the following additions/modifications/deletions/ substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein: - 

3(a). In Clause 4(A) under the heading “Professor” as amended vide “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”, be further amended by inserting the following proviso in 4(A)(ii) : -

“Provided that these research publications are published/accepted for publication in the Journals by the National Associations/Societies of the respective specialities as the First Author. Further provided that the requirement of 4 research publications for promotion to the post of Professor should be taken on cumulative basis with minimum of 2 research publications must be published during the tenure of the Associate Professor.

Further provided that for the transitory period of 4 years w.e.f. 24th July, 2009, the appointment/promotion to the post of Professor can be made by the institutes in accordance with the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998” as prevailing before notification of “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”.

(b). In Clause 4(B) under the heading “Associate Professor” as amended vide “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”, be further amended by inserting the following proviso in 4(B)(ii) : -

“Provided that these research publications are published/accepted for publication in the Journals by the National Associations/Societies of the respective specialities as the First Author. Further provided that the requirement of 2 research publications for promotion to the post of Associate Professor should be fulfilled with 2 research publications must be published during the tenure of the Assistant Professor.


Further provided that for the transitory period of 5 years w.e.f. 24th July, 2009, the appointment/promotion to the post of Associate Professor can be made by the institutes in accordance with the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998” as prevailing before notification of “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”.

4(a). In Clause 5(A) under the heading “Professor” as amended vide “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”, be further amended by inserting the following proviso in 5(A)(ii) : -

“Provided that these research publications are published/accepted for publication in the Journals by the National Associations/Societies of the respective specialities as the First Author. Further provided that the requirement of 4 research publications for promotion to the post of Professor should be taken on cumulative basis with minimum of 2 research publications must be published during the tenure of the Associate Professor.

Further provided that for the transitory period of 4 years w.e.f. 24th July, 2009, the appointment/promotion to the post of Professor can be made by the institutes in accordance with the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998” as prevailing before notification of “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”.

(b). In Clause 5(B) under the heading “Associate Professor” as amended vide “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”, be further amended by inserting the following proviso in 5(B)(ii) : -

“Provided that these research publications are published/accepted for publication in the Journals by the National Associations/Societies of the respective specialities as the First Author. Further provided that the requirement of 2 research publications for promotion to the post of Associate Professor should be fulfilled with 2 research publications must be published during the tenure of the Assistant Professor. 

Further provided that for the transitory period of 2 years w.e.f. 24th July, 2009, the appointment/promotion to the post of Associate Professor can be made by the institutes in accordance with the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998” as prevailing before notification of “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2009”.


5(a). In Table-1 under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, after the subject of “DENTISTRY” the following shall be added : -

“(I) MD (Emergency Medicine)

(A) Professor M.D.(General Medicine)} with 2 years training
M.S.(Genl.Surgery) } 
M.D. (Resp. Medi.) } in Emergency Medicine
M.D.(Anaesthesia) } 
M.S. (Orthopaedics) } 

(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
 Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of MD (Emergency Medicine) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.

(II) MD (Infectious Disease)

(A) Professor M.D. (Medicine) with Diploma in Tropical Medicine
M.D.(Community Medicine) } with 2 years 
M.D. (Medicine) }special training in 
M.D.(Paediatrics) Infectious Disease

(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of MD (Infectious Disease) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.”

(b). In Table-2 under the heading “REQUIREMENT OF SPECIAL ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION AND TEACHING/RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR SUPERSPECIALITY TEACHERS”, after the subject of “SURGICAL ONCOLOGY” the following shall be added : -

“(I) D.M.(Pulmonary Medicine)

(A) Professor D.M.(Pulmonary Medicine)
M.D.(Respiratory Medicine)}with 2 yrs.
M.D.(Genl.Medicine) }special training
M.D.(Paediatrics) }in Pulmonary Medicine

(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of D.M.(Pulmonary Medicine) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.

(II) D.M.(Rheumatology)

(A) Professor M.D.(Genl.Medicine) }with 2 years 
M.D.(Paediatrics) }special training in
M.D.(PMR) }Rheumatology
(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of D.M.(Rheumatology) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.


(III) D.M.(Child Adolescent Psychiatry)

(A) Professor M.D.(Psychiatry) with 2 years 
special training in Child Adolescent Psychiatry
(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of D.M.(Child Adolescent Psychiatry) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.

(IV) D.M. (Paediatric Gastroenterology)

(A) Professor D.M.(Gastroenterology)
M.D.(Paediatrics) with 2 years 
special training in Gastroenterology 
(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of D.M. (Paediatric Gastroenterology) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.

(V) D.M. (Paediatric Cardiology)

(A) Professor D.M.(Cardiology)
M.D.(Paediatrics) with 2 years 
special training in Cardiology
(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of D.M. (Paediatric Cardiology) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.

(VI) D.M. (Cardiac Anaesthesia)

(A) Professor M.D.(Anaesthesiology) with 2 years 
special training in Cardiac Anaesthesiology
(B) Reader -do-
(C) Asstt. Prof./ -do-
Lecturer
(D) Tutor/ MBBS
Demonstrator/
Resident/
Registrar

NOTE: The academic qualification as shown above will be the academic qualification required for teaching faculty post for a period of 10 years w.e.f. date of notification. It is reiterated that only the academic qualification of D.M. (Cardiac Anaesthesia) will be the required academic qualification for appointment to the post of teaching faculty after the expiry of the period of 10 years from the date of notification.”



[Lt. Col. (Retd.) Dr. A.R.N. Setalvad]
Secretary
Medical Council of India


Foot Note: The Principal Regulations namely, “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” were published in Part – III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998, and amended vide MCI notification dated 16/03/2005, dated 21/07/2009 and dated 28/10/2009.


MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENEDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 17th September, 2010
 

 No.MCI-34(41)/2010-Med./29127 . - In exercise of the 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 “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998”, namely: -

1. (i)  These Regulations may be called the “Minimum  Qualifications for  Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2010”.
(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in SCHEDULE-I, clause ‘1A’ was inserted after paragraph 1, vide notification dated 16.3.2005.  The last words of the paragraph i.e. “shall be 65 years.”, shall be amended as under:-
 
 “shall be 70 years.”

  (Dr. P. Prasannaraj)
Additional Secretary
Medical Council of India

Foot Note: The Principal Regulations namely, “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” were published in Part – III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998, and amended vide MCI notifications dated 16/03/2005, dated 21/07/2009, dated 28/10/2009 and dated 15/12/2009.     


 MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 3rd November, 2010
 

 No.MCI-12(2)/2010-Med.Misc./33038  . - In exercise of the 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 “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998”, namely: -

1. (i)  These Regulations may be called the “Minimum  Qualifications for  Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2010”.
(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions  Regulations, 1998”, the following additions/modifications/deletions/ substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein: -  

3. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in SCHEDULE-I, the following clause shall be added after Sl. No.9: -

 “10. A person possessing DNB in the concerned broad-speciality, is eligible for admission in the Super-Speciality/Higher course(DM/M.Ch.).
  
 11. Persons possessing DNB qualification on the basis of which they have already been promoted as Associate Professor/Professor in the concerned department, may be treated at par with MD/MS in the broad-speciality and DM/M.Ch. in the Super-Speciality without any further teaching/research experience.”

4.(i). In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-1’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009 and 15/12/2009, in the column of ‘Academic qualifications’ for all the specialities, the following shall be inserted: -

 “DNB (_________________)”
           ‘concerned speciality’
 

 (ii). In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-1’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009 and 15/12/2009, in the column of ‘Teaching Experience’ against the post of ‘Associate Professor/Reader’, for all the specialities, the following shall be inserted: -

 “If a DNB qualified candidate is working as Assistant Professor in a M.C.I. recognized college medical /Central institute, he/she would require one more year of teaching/research experience to be promoted as Associate Professor over and above the minimum time frame for MD/MS candidate.”

(iii). In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-1’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009 and 15/12/2009, the ‘Teaching Experience’ against the post of ‘Assistant Professor/Lecturer’, for all the specialities, shall be substituted as under: -

“(i) For the candidates possessing MD/MS Degree from M.C.I. recognised medical college.

Three years teaching experience in the subject as Resident/Registrar/Demonstrator/Tutor in a recognised medical college either during the post-graduation course or after obtaining postgraduate degree in the subject.

(ii) For the candidates possessing DNB Qualification from MCI recognized medical colleges/central institutes where there are no MD/MS courses running

Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognized medical college either during the DNB course or after possessing DNB qualification.  The concerned candidate would also require one year of additional teaching/ research experience in the concerned subject in a recognized medical college after obtaining DNB qualification.'

(iii) For the candidates possessing DNB Qualification from MCI recognized medical colleges/central institutes where there are MD/MS courses running

Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognized medical college either during the DNB course or after obtaining DNB qualification

(iv) For the candidates possessing DNB Qualification from Centers other than of MCI recognized medical colleges/central institutes.

Three years teaching experience in the subject either during the DNB course or after possessing DNB qualification.  The concerned candidate would require two years additional teaching experience as Sr. Resident/Research Associate (CSIR) in a MCI recognized medical college/central institute.”
 
(iv). In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-1’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009 and 15/12/2009, the ‘Research Experience’ against the post of ‘Professor’, for all the specialities, shall be substituted as under: -

 “Four Research papers accepted/published in index /national journal as first/second author on cumulative basis.  Out of these four research publications minimum two research publication must be published during the tenure of the Associate Professor.”

(v). In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-1’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009 and 15/12/2009, the ‘Research Experience’ against the post of ‘Associate Professor/Reader’, for all the specialities, shall be substituted as under: -

 “Two Research papers accepted/published in index /national journal as first/second author during the tenure of Assistant Professor.”

(vi). In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-1’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009 and 15/12/2009, the ‘Research Experience’ against the post of ‘Assistant Professor/Lecturer’, for all the specialities, the following shall be inserted: -

 “For the candidates obtaining DNB qualification from centers other than MCI recognized medical colleges/central institutes, the concerned candidate should have minimum two publications (accepted/published) in the index journal(national/international as first/second author).  In case, the concerned candidate does not have the required publication, he/she must have a total of three years teaching experience in a recongised medical college/central institute after possessing DNB qualification.” 

   (Dr. P. Prasannaraj)
Additional Secretary
Medical Council of India

Foot Note: The Principal Regulations namely, “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” were published in Part – III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998, and amended vide MCI notifications dated 16/03/2005, dated 21/07/2009, dated 28/10/2009 and dated 15/12/2009.    
 

 MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the  08th July, 2011

 No.MCI-12(2)/2010-Med.Misc./ 28693 - In exercise of the 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 “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998”, namely: -

1. (i)  These Regulations may be called the “Minimum  Qualifications for  Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2011”.

(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions  Regulations, 1998”, the following additions/modifications/deletions/ substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein: -  

3. (i). In the “Minimum Qualification  for  Teachers in Medical   Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS  OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS”,  in the column of ‘Academic Qualifications” against the department of ‘COMMUNITY MEDICINE’, the following shall be added after MD(Community Medicine): -

“M.D.( Community Health Administration )/M.D.(Health Administration)
 
(ii). In the “Minimum Qualification  for  Teachers in Medical   Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS  OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, “,  in the column of ‘Academic Qualifications” against the department of ‘HEALTH ADMINISTRATION’, the following shall be added after MD(Community Health Administration): -

“M.D.( Community Health Administration)/M.D.( Health Administration)”

 (iii). In the “Minimum Qualification  for  Teac hers in Medical   Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS  OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, “,  in the column of ‘Academic Qualifications” against the department of ‘HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION’, the following shall be added after MD(Health Administration): -

  “M.D.(Community Health Administration)”
(iv). In the “Minimum Qualification  for  Teachers in Medical   Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS  OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS, “,  in the column of ‘Academic Qualifications” against the department of ‘HEALTH EDUCATION’, the following shall be added after MD(Health Administration): -

  “M.D.( Community Health Administration)”

 (v). In the “Minimum Qualification  for  Teachers in Medical   Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS  OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS”,  in the column of ‘Academic Qualifications” against the department of ‘PUBLIC HEALTH’, the following shall be added after MD(Health Administration): -

  “M.D.( Community Health Administration)”

(vi). In the “Minimum Qualification  for  Teachers in Medical   Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS  OF TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE ”,  the word “Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognized medical college as Tutor/Demonstrator/Resident/Registrar”  shall be substituted with the following in the department of Community Medicine, Health Administration, Hospital Administration, Health Education & Public Health against the post of Assistant Professor: -

 “Three years teaching experience in the subject in a recognized medical college/institute as tutor/demonstrator/resident/registrar”

 

(Dr. Sangeeta Sharma)
Secretary
Medical Council of India

 

Foot Note: The Principal Regulations namely, “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” were published in Part – III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998, and amended vide MCI notifications dated 16/03/2005,  21/07/2009,  28/10/2009,  15/12/2009, 03/11/2010 & 04/11/2010.”

 

 AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 11th June, 2012

No. MCI-12(2)/2010-Med.Misc.- In exercise of the 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 “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998”, namely: -

1. (i) These Regulations may be called the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2012”.

(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the “Minimum qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, the following addition/ modifications/ deletions/ substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein:-

The clauses 4(i) (ii) and (iii) shall be substituted as under:-
“4(i). In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in “TABLE-1 & TABLE-2” under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION AND TEACHING/ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009, 15/12/2009, 03/11/2010, in the column of ‘Academic qualifications’ for all the specialties, the following shall be substituted:-
DNB (____________________ )
         ‘Broad/ Super-specialties’

(ii) In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I & TABLE-2’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION AND TEACHING/ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009, 15/12/2009, 03/11/2010, in the column of ‘Teaching and Research Experience’ against the post of “Associate Professor/ Reader”, for all the specialties, the following shall be Substituted –

If a DNB qualified candidate (broad/ super-specialty) having fulfilled the requirements as per clause 4(iii) mentioned below for appointment as Assistant Professor or is already working in a MCI recognized medical college/ central institute, he/she would be further promoted as per Minimum Qualification for teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998 as amended.
(iii) In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I (broad specialty) & TABLE-2 (super-specialty)’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION AND TEACHING/ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009, 15/12/2009, 03/11/2010, the “Teaching Experience” against the post of “Assistant Professor/Lecturer”, for all the specialties, shall be Substituted –
(i) For the candidates possessing MD/MS degree from MCI recognized medical college.

Three years teaching experience in the subject as Resident/ Registrar/ Demonstrator/ Tutor in a recognized medical college either during the post-graduation course or after obtaining postgraduate degree in the subject.

(ii) Equivalence of qualification of DNB (broad specialties) with MD/MS & DNB (super-specialties) with DM/M.Ch.

(a) Those candidates who have undergone DNB training in an institution which now run MCI recognized postgraduate degree courses in a given subject, their DNB qualifications shall be considered at par with MCI recognized qualifications that subject only.
(b) Those candidates who have undergone DNB training in a multi specialty teaching hospital with atleast 500 beds, involved in various postgraduate/ super-specialty teaching programmes provided that the one out of three DNB supervisors (teachers) qualify as postgraduate teacher as per MCI norms in their previous appointment; and one out of remaining two should qualify as postgraduate teacher as per MCI regulations with the following bed requirement for teaching unit:

Postgraduate broad specialties 30 beds per unit } 50% beds should be
Postgraduate super specialties 20 beds per unit } teaching beds.

Such qualifications shall be considered at par with MCI recognized qualification.

(iii) Additional training of one year for equivalence of qualification of DNB (broad Specialties) with MD/MS & DNB (super-specialties) with DM/M.Ch.

Those candidates who have undergone DNB training (both broad specialties and super-specialties) in hospital/ institution other than mentioned in (ii) above, shall undergo one additional year of senior residency or equivalent training or research job in a MCI recognized hospital/ institution, provided such qualifications are notified in the Postgraduate Medical  Education Regulations 2000”.

Prof. SANJAY SHRIVASTAVA, Secy.
[ADVT-III/4/100/12/Exty.]

Foot Note: The Principal Regulations namely, “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998” were published in Part-III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998 and amended vide MCI notification dated 16/03/2005, 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009, 15/12/2009, 03/11/2010 & 08/07/2011.

MEDICAL COUNCIL OF INDIA
AMENDMENT NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 6th August, 2012


No. MCI-12(2)/2012-Med.Misc.-In exercise of the 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 “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, namely:-
1. (i) These Regulations may be called the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2012.”
(ii) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, the following additions/ modifications/ deletions/ substitutions, shall be, as indicated therein:-

(i) In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION AND TEACHING/ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009, 15/12/2009, 03/11/2010, in the column of ‘Teaching and Research Experience’ against the post of “Professor”, for all the specialties, the following shall be added:-

The requisite experience for equating a Consultant or Specialist (after possessing postgraduate medical degree in the subject) working in the concerned specialty in the minimum 300 bedded ESI Hospitals as professor shall be more than 18 years with Four Research publication in indexed journal as Ist Author or corresponding author.  Such Consultant or Specialist after joining a medical college shall be called as “Designate Professor” and on completion of three years experience in the capacity of Designate Professor, such person shall be designated as “Professor”.

(ii) In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998”, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION AND TEACHING/ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009, 15/12/2009, 03/11/2010, in the column of ‘Teaching and Research Experience’ against the post of “Associate Professor”, for all the specialties, the following shall be added: -

The requisite experience for equating a Consultant or Specialist (after possessing postgraduate medical degree in the subject) working in the concerned specialty in the minimum 300 bedded ESI Hospitals as Associate Professor shall be more than 10 years with Two Research publication in indexed journal as Ist Author or corresponding author.  Such Consultant or Specialist after joining a medical college shall be designated as “Associate Professor”.

(iii) In the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998, in ‘TABLE-I’ under the heading “REQUIREMENTS OF ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION AND TEACHING/ RESEARCH EXPERIENCE”, as amended vide notifications dated 21/07/2009, 28/10/2009, 15/12/2009, 03/11/2010, in the column of ‘Teaching and Research Experience’ against the post of “Assistant Professor”, for all the specialties, the following shall be added: -

The requisite experience for equating a Consultant or Specialist (after possessing postgraduate medical degree in the subject) working in the concerned specialty in the minimum 300 bedded ESI Hospitals as Assistant Professor shall be minimum 6 years.  Such Consultant or Specialist after joining a medical college shall be designated as “Assistant Professor”.

 Prof. SANJAY SHRIVASTAVA, Secy.
[ADVT-III/4/100/12/Exty.]

Foot Note: The Principal Regulations namely, Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institution Regulations, 1998” were published in Part-III, Section (4) of the Gazette of India on the 5th December, 1998, and amended vide MCI notifications dated 16.03.2005, 21.07.2009, 28.10.2009, 15.12.2009, 03.11.2010”.

Note: 1. The above said notification shall be applicable, if in future, if any 300 bedded ESI Hospital is converted into a medical college/ institute for imparting undergraduate medical education, a candidate with postgraduate medical degree i.e. MD/MS/DNB should be recruited as Sr. Resident and not as Consultant or Specialist and thereafter, the appointment of Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor in such medical College shall be made as per the standard norms.

2. This would be only a one time provision for ESI (Non-teaching) Hospitals during the establishment of their medical college, subsequently, the appointment of any faculty would be as per the “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998 (Amended till date)”.