New Delhi, The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) is to launch a series of post graduate medical programmes, a varsity statement said Tuesday.
The School of Health Sciences (SOHS) of IGNOU will be launching a medical cell wherein a series of post graduate medical programmes having national and social relevance shall be launched, it said.
“The school is initiating the planning and development of three full-time PG medical programmes of two year duration each. These are Post Graduate Diploma in Anaesthesia, Post Graduate Diploma in Radio-Diagnosis and Post Graduate Diploma in Critical Care Medicine for those with MBBS degree,” the statement said.
“These programmes aim of solving the need of trained doctors in the above specialties,” it said.
According to UNESCO, IGNOU is the world’s largest open university, with its student base extending to three million.