CMC Vellore M.Med in Family Medicine Entrance Test Notification 2016

CMC Vellore M.Med in Family Medicine 2016

Department of Distance Education, Christian Medical College, Vellore has invited application to 2 Year Master in Medicine in Family Medicine (M.Med in Family Medicine) Course to be commenced in August 2016. The admissions will be made through an entrance test.

The M.Med in Family Medicine is a two-year distance learning course offered through the Dept. of Distance Education at Christian Medical College, Vellore and provisionally affiliated to the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University

Eligibility Criteria

1. Candidates must possess a valid MBBS degree

2. Candidates must possess a valid MCI/State Medical Council registration

3. The course is open to Indian Citizens currently residing in India only

4. The course is open only to doctors who are currently in active clinical practice

Note: Those who have enrolled previously for the PGDFM (Post Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine) offered by CMC are not eligible to apply for this course (M.MED in Family Medicine), irrespective of their completion status

Selection Process

All candidates desirous of doing the M.Med in Family Medicine Program must take the Computer Based Entrance Test (CBT). Candidates will be shortlisted based on the results of the CBT

- Upto 40% of the seats in the course will be reserved for women

- Upto 50% of the seats will be reserved for sponsored candidates (Refer Section 4 of this bulletin)

- Upto 10 seats will be reserved for candidates who opt to depute and sponsor a nurse or clinical assistant for training

- The seats will be allotted area wise as given below:

Category-A (East & North East): Arunachal, Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Orissa, West Bengal & Andaman: Upto 24 (no. of seats)

Category-B (North & Central India): UP, Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, J&K, Himachal, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab: Upto 26 (no. of seats)

Category-C (North & Central India): Goa, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Rajasthan, Lakshadweep: Upto 20 (no. of seats)

Category-D (South): AP, Telangana, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu & Puducherry: Upto 30 (no. of seats)

Course Fees

The Course Fee for the M.Med in Family Medicine is Rs 76,200/-; this fee can be paid in 2 installments:

1st Installment: Rs 50,000/- p.m.; deadline to receive each installment: 30th June 2016

2nd Installment: Rs 26,200/- p.m.; deadline to receive each installment: 31st August 2016

How to Apply

Application for the M.Med in Family Medicine is available online in the College Admissions Webpage from 01st March to 01st April 2016 and is to be submitted with a basic application fee of Rs.1000/-

Please keep the following ready before you start the online application:
i. Soft copy of your photograph (Specification for photograph: Recent colour passport size photograph taken after 1st February of this year, light background, JPEG format not exceeding 80 KB (Width - 150 pixels & Height - 150 pixels)
ii. Scan and keep ready a soft copy of your signature (Specification for signature: Scanned signature JPEG format not exceeding 50 KB (Width - 150 pixels & Height 50 pixels)
iii. Application fee payment (see mode of payment below)
The application fee (Rs.1000) can be paid by any one of the methods given below:

Mode of Payment

i. Online Payment: Use a Credit /Debit Card

ii. Payment by Demand Draft: DD has to be drawn in favour of CMC Vellore Association, payable at Vellore; write your name and application number on the back of the DD and send the original Demand Draft to the address "The Coordinator, 2016 M. Med Application Dept. of Distance Education Main Block, 2nd Floor, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore-632004" (Tamil Nadu) on or before 08th April 2016

iii. Payment by ICICI Challan: Send the original challan to the address given below before the 08th April 2016

Computer Based Test (CBT)

Candidates are ranked on the basis of the Computer Based Test (CBT) results and the selection criteria mentioned in section 3 of this bulletin
The CBT will be conducted on Saturday, 21st May 2016 afternoon at the following centres: Aizawal, Alapuzha, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Calicut, Chennai, Cuddalore, Delhi NCR, Dibrugarh, Durgapur, Ernakulam,

Guwahati, Hooghly, Hyderabad, Jorhat, Kanyakumari, Kolkata, Kottayam, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Puducherry, Salem, Tezpur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Vellore and Vijayawada
The CBT consists of multiple choice questions (120 questions) and is for a duration of 90 minutes

All candidates who wish to take the CBT are required to be in their assigned seats at the time, date and place stipulated on the Hall ticket (Model Questions can be found in Annexure V)
For further details, logon to website link:

Important Dates

Start Accessing Online Application Form: 08th March 2016

Last Date for Submission of Online Application Forms: 01st April 2016

Last Date for Receipt of Printed Application Forms and Proof of Payment: 08th April 2016

Last Date for Receipt of Completed Sponsorship Forms & Supporting Documents: 30th April 2016

Step-1 (Computer Based Test) in centers allotted (Afternoon Session): 21st May 2016

Announcement of list of candidates who qualify for Step-2: 30th May 2016

Last Date for acceptance of offer of admission by email (Completion of Step 2): 20th June 2016

Last Date for Submission of documents related to acceptance of the offer of admission and course fee payment: 30th June 2016

Start of Step 3 - Certificate verification stage: 07th July 2016

Course begins: 01st August 2016



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