GDMC opens the gate for post-graduate courses

The Government Doon Medical College planned and is in a process for starting the post-graduate courses. The college has decided to take permission from the apex body of medical education to start PG courses in anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology,

Microbiology, forensic medicine, pharmacology and community medicine. The college also needs to and has decided to seek permission of the Medical Council of India (MCI) for the 27 PG seats in the eight subjects for the next academic session.

GDMC is the most recent government medical college of Uttarakhand that got the permission to start MBBS classes in the year 2016 after it got Letter of Permission (LOP) by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on the basis of MCI report. Currently, GDMC is seeking a way to provide PG courses as well.

The principal of GDMC, Dr. Pradip Bharati Gupta said that the college has decided to take permission to start PG courses in non-clinical and para-clinical subjects. The permission for PG courses in clinical subjects would be taken in the second phase, he informed.

Last month, a team of MCI visited the college for the fourth LOP from the Union government. These LOPs were provided to the college by the Union ministry of health and family welfare on the condition that the college would have to continuously upgrade its facilities and also the facilities of the associated hospital and medical colleges and invite the MCI team for renewal of permission in the coming years. As per the norms, the GDMC would also have to upgrade itself from the present 300-bed to 700- bed associated hospital.

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