MCI BoG approves DNB to be at par with MD/MS and DM/MCh

MCI BoG approves DNB to be at par with MD/MS and DM/MCh
Kritika Tyagi | Nov 15, 2018 - 2:46 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI, NOVEMBER 14: The Board of Governors (BoG) in supersession of the Medical Council of India (MCI) have introduced “Minimum Qualification for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2018” which clarifies that DNB (Broad Specialities) is equivalent to MD and MS courses while the DNB (Super Specialities) is at par with DM and MCh courses considering the eligibility criteria laid down by the governing bodies are fulfilled.

The changes introduced through the Gazette of India are effective from October 31. Check below the copy of the regulation which mentions the minimum requirements for the determination of the equivalency-

Copy Gazzette of India

Scope for DNB holders in teaching

With the introduction of regulation, BoG has further specified that DNB holders can now teach as Professors/Addl Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors. The criteria for these courses can be checked below-

1. Broad Specialities (MD/MS/DNB)

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Academic Qualification

Teaching & Research Experience

Professor/Additional Professor (8 years of Post PG Experience)

Postgraduate qualification (MD/MS/DNB) in the concerned subject and as per these Regulations.

Associate Professor in the subject for three years in a permitted/approved/recognized medical college/institution with four Research Publications in Indexed Journal on the Cumulative basis with a minimum of two Research Publications during the tenure of Associate Professor as the first Author or as the corresponding author.

Associate Professor (5 years of Post PG experience)

Postgraduate qualification (MD/MS/DNB) in the concerned subject and as per these Regulations.

As Assistant Professor in the subject for four years in a permitted/approved/recognized medical college/institution with two Research Publications in Indexed Journals as the first Author or as the corresponding author.

Assistant Professor

Postgraduate qualification (MD/MS/DNB) in the concerned subject and as per these Regulations.

Three years Junior Resident in a recognized/permitted medical college in the concerned subject and one year as Senior Resident in the concerned subject in a recognized/Permitted medical college. In case of DNB candidate equated to MD/MS in terms of clause 4A of Schedule– I, in addition to three year teaching experience in the subject as Resident /Registrar / Demonstrator/ Tutor / or work experience gained during DNB training, one year as Senior Resident in the concerned subject in a recognized/Permitted medical college.

 

Senior Resident (Broad Specialities)

Senior Resident

Senior Resident is one who is doing his/her residency in the concerned postgraduate subject after obtaining PG degree (MD/MS/DNB) and is below 40 years of age.

 

2. Super Speciality (DM/MCh/DNB)

 

Posts

Academic Qualification

Teaching & Research Experience

Professor/Additional Professor (8 years of Post PG Experience)

Super speciality postgraduate qualification in DM/MCh/DNB in the concerned subject and as per these Regulations.

Associate Professor in the subject for three years in a permitted/ approved/recognized medical college/institution with four Research Publications in Indexed Journal on cumulative basis with a minimum of two Research publications during the tenure of Associate Professor as the first Author or as the corresponding author.

Associate Professor (5 years of Post PG experience)

Super speciality postgraduate qualification in DM/MCh/DNB in the concerned subject and as per these Regulations.

As Assistant Professor in the subject for two years in a permitted/ approved/recognized medical college/ institution with two Research Publications in Indexed Journals as the first Author or as the corresponding author.

Assistant Professor

Super speciality postgraduate qualification in DM/MCh or DNB equated to DM/MCh in terms of clause 4A of Schedule - I in the concerned subject and as per these Regulations

 

 

Senior Resident (Super Specialities)

Senior Resident

Registered for MCh/DM in the concerned subject

 

Positive Change for DNB holders

The new changes will be beneficial for DNB doctors especially those who obtain their training at medical colleges and postgraduate qualification from the National Board of Examinations (NBE). Now, DNB degree holders who have worked in over 100 bed broad specialities and super specialities private hospitals will be eligible for faculty positions considering they have worked for additional one year as a senior resident in MCI recognised/permitted institutions. Earlier, these degree holders were not considered at par with doctors who have completed MD/MS.


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