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Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998

Salient Features of Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions Regulations, 1998
(AMENDED UPTO JUNE 2017)
(PUBLISHED IN PART III, SECTION 4
OF THE GAZETTE OF INDIA DATED 5TH DECEMBER 1998)
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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.