New Norms by Telangana Government for MBBS students and Service Doctors.

Hyderabad: Doctors in the last year of their medical course working in the government sector and aiming to pursue postgraduate medical courses would now get marks that would be added to the overall score in the NEET-PG as the government turns away the existing system of 30% seats reserved for them in PG courses. H-1B visa Processing Temporarily suspended.

8000 seats for Doctors in PG:

The government decided to surrender 50% of seats to all India pool as per the directions of the Medical Council of India (MCI). They are applicable from the 2018-19 academic year, which would help Telangana students as they can join almost 8,000 seats across the country, while Telangana colleges have given just 323 seats in India on the whole. Follow us on Facebook.

Additional marks for Doctors:

New Instructions say that 30% of marks would be added to the total score for those who have worked in tribal areas for three years and 24% marks to those who have worked in rural areas. As per the existing practice, 30% of seats are reserved for in-service doctors in clinical subjects and 50% in non-clinical subjects.

NEET a must for Doctors:

Also, The candidates should qualify in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)-PG exam to be eligible for the addition of weightage of marks. Temporary, contract, outsourcing candidates are not eligible for the addition of weightage of marks. If candidates have already completed PG degree before joining the government service, they would not be given a deputation to do another PG degree. If candidates have done PG diploma course before joining the government service or after joining it, if they are selected for a PG degree, they would be given deputation for 12 months.

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