Conversion of Diploma seats to Post Graduate Degree seats for the Academic Year 2020-21.
Postgraduate degree (MD/MS)
“A Medical College/Medical Institution shall be entitled to seek equal number of postgraduate degree (MD/MS)
seats by surrendering recognized Diploma seats in corresponding course.
For such purposes the applicant Medical College/Medical Institution shall make an application to the Central Government along with an undertaking for stopping admission.
The Central Government shall on receipt of such application issue a notification omitting the name of Diploma in respect of the said Medical College/Medical Institution.
The Central Government shall forward the application along with omission notification and undertaking to the
Council for recommendation.
The Council after verifying the documents shall make an appropriate recommendation to the Central Government without any physical verification in normal circumstances.
However, Council may, if so require carry out physical verification assessment before making any
recommendation to the Central Government.
Such recommendation shall be for inclusion of degree course against the increased intake in the First Schedule of IMC Act, 1956.
The decision by the Central Government in this regard shall be taken on or before the last date of grant of permission in respect of broad specialty courses for that academic year.
Further, the surrendered Diploma seats shall not be included in the seat matrix of the subsequent academic years.”
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