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CMC Vellore Distance Education 2018 Admission PGD Family Medicine

PGDFM (2-year Distance Education Course for MBBS & Post Graduate Doctors) 2018

CMC Vellore PG Diploma in Family Medicine (PGDFM) Distance Education 2018 - Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore invites applications for admission to 2-years Post Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine (PGDFM) in Distance Education Course commencing in the year 2018


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Course Details

  • 2-year Distance Learning Program which uses andragogic methods aided by technology and delivers through problem-based self-learning modules, video-lectures,video-conferencing, face-to-face contact Programs & Innovative teaching-learning methods
  • Aims to equip large numbers of General Practitioners (GPs) & Primary healthcare physicians to become competent to ‘Refer less & Resolve more’, right from where they are

No. of Seats

  • 200 (maximum)

Course Duration

  • This is a 2-year Blended learning course ‘comprising of both distance learning as well as hands-on component
  • In case of valid reasons, the candidate may be allowed a further extension period of two years (maximum)
  • The candidate needs to submit a written application requesting for an extension, citing the reason for his/her need for the extension

Course Fee

  • Fees for Indian citizens residing and working in India: Rs 90,000
  • SAARC Nationals (Except India) residing and working in SAARC Countries: US$2500
  • Foreign nationals and Non - Residential Indians: US$1900


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Important Dates

  • Last Date to Submit the Online Application is 08th July 2018
  • Last Date for Receipt of the Application Form and the DD by this office is 29h July 2018


Eligibility Criteria

  • This course is open to both Indian citizens and foreign nationals
  • All candidates must possess a valid MBBS or equivalent degree
  • All candidates must possess a valid MCI/ State Medical Council registration
  • Foreign candidates should be registered with appropriate accrediting bodies in their own countries

There is no entrance test


Selection Process

  • Weightage in selection will be given to
  • Those who have served or are serving in ‘Areas of need’*
  • Those in practice for over 10 years
  • Those willing to depute a nurse or clinical assistant to be trained as Family Physician Assistant**
  • Women candidates

Submission of Application

  • The applications for the PGDFM 2018 should be submitted online and can be accessed using the link: https://admissions.cmcvellore.ac.in
  • Things required
  • Soft copy of Photograph
  • Soft copy of Signature
  • Demand Draft of Application Fee: The application fee of the PGDFM 2018 course is Rs.1000/- the application fee should be paid by Demand Draft issued in favour of ‘CMC Vellore Association’ payable at Vellore
  • Foreign nationals and NRIs may send the application fees by wire-transfer; for details, please write to dedu@cmcvellore.ac.in
  • Post your application form and Demand Draft to the following address "The Coordinator, Dept. of Distance Education, Main Block, 2nd Floor, Christian Medical College Hospital, Vellore-632004"
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Christian Medical College, Vellore

(Department of Distance Education), Christian Medical College, Main Block, 2nd Floor, CMCH, Vellore-632004, (TN), Phone +91-416-2283433, Email: dedu@cmcvellore.ac.in, Website https://admissions.cmcvellore.ac.in


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