Today we discuss about medical pg diploma to degree conversion.
Medical PG diploma to degree conversion
MCI have started to convert medical diploma to MD, MS degree courses. If we have look on the latest updates till now 689 seats have been converted. Out of these 689 seats ,496 seats are Government whereas 193 are Private.
As per the scheme proposed by the Medical Council of India scrapping medical diploma courses, government medical colleges can no longer offer a PG diploma in medicine. Thus, Maharashtra medical colleges are opting to convert the diploma courses to MS and MD courses, reported Pune Mirror.
Medical colleges can offer MD and MS courses based on certain MCI criteria, and now, existing PG diploma courses can also be converted into MD and MS courses.
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How will the conversion process work for medical colleges?
The union ministry of health issued a public notification which offered government medical colleges the last chance to avail the MCI scheme to convert diploma courses into degree courses after the council’s decision to scrap its recognized diploma courses in medical colleges.
If we talked about state wise seat conversion medical pg diploma to degree conversion
|Diploma seats converted to Degree for 2020-21 academic session (based on the letter from MCI dated 27-02-2020)|
|Uttar Pradesh||40||21||61||Forensic Medicine||1||0||1|
|Bihar||31||3||34||Obstetrics and Gynaecology||110||32||142|
|West Bengal||14||0||14||Psychiatric Medicine||27||8||35|
|Gujarat||9||21||30||TB & Chest Diseases||14||3||17|
|Tamil Nadu||2||4||6||Grand Total||496||193||689|
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