Christian Medical College Vellore Post Doctoral or Graduate Fellowship 2012

Admissions March-2012-Post Doctoral/Graduate Fellowship-Advanced Gastrointestinal Endoscopy

Eligibility: Completion of 3year DM/DNB course in Gastroenterology;

Duration: 1 year;

Seat: 1

Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Eligibility: MD/DNB Resp Med/Gen Med/Paed;

Duration: 2 years;

Seats: 2

Anaesthesia (Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia)

Eligibility: MD/DNB Anaesthesia:

Duration: 1 year;

Seats: 2

Anaesthesia (Neuro Anaesthesia)

Eligibility: MD/DNB Anaesthesia;

Duration: 1 year;

Seat: 1

Clin Immunology and Rheumatology

Eligibility: MD/DNB Gen Medicine/Paediatrics;

Duration: 2 years;

Seat: 1

Critical Care Medicine

Eligibility: MD/DNB in any clin subject;

Duration: 2 years;

Seat: 1

Diabetes (Post MD)

: MD General Medicine;

Duration: 1 year;

Seats: 2

Hand Surgery

Eligibility: MS/DNB Ortho MCh Plastic Sur/MS Gen Sur;

Duration: 1 year;

Seat: 1

Medical Oncology

Eligibility: MD/DNB General Medicine/Radiotherapy/Paediatrics;

Duration: 2 years;

Seats: 2


Eligibility: MD/DNB Resp Med/Gen Med;

Duration: 2 years;

Seat: 1

Radiology (Interventional and Vascular Imaging)

Eligibility: MD/DNB Radiology plus 1 year experience;

Duration: 1 year;

Seats: 2

Accident and Emergency


Duration: 2 years;

Seats: 6

Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation

Eligibility: DM Haematology/DM Medical Oncology;

Duration: 2 years;

Seats: 2

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Eligibility: MD/DNB Psychiatry;

Duration: 2 years;

Seat: 1

Family Medicine

Eligibility: MBBS;

Duration: 2 years;

Seats: 3

General Dentistry


Duration: 2 year;

Seats: 8

Palliative Medicine

Eligibility: MBBS essential Diploma/MD/DNB in any subject optional; Duration: 1 year; Seats: 2

Radiology (Paediatric)

Eligibility: MD/DNB Radiology plus 1 year experience;

Duration: 1 year;

Seat: 1

Paediatric Nephrology

Eligibility: MD or DNB Paediatrics;

Duration: 1 year;

Seat: 1

PET-CT Oncology

MD / DNB in Nuclear Medicine;

Duration: 2 years;

Seats: 2

Post graduate courses in this institution are in-service training programmes

Details available on their website and download admission bulletin and apply online on or before 13th January, 2012

Last date for submission of filled application form is 16th January, 2012

This admission bulletin may be downloaded free from the website,

Application forms can be downloaded from the College website and submitted with a basic administrative fee of Rs 1000/-

Candidates applying from SAARC countries should send Rs 2000/- or its equivalent and those from other foreign countries US dollars 100 or its equivalent

Money can be remitted using any of the following methods; as a challan at no extra cost at any branch of ICICI bank in India, mention ‘FC-CMC-V’ on the challan

Demand draft in favour of CMC Vellore association a/c on any scheduled bank, payable in Vellore

Send the demand draft, original payment Challan or receipt to

Office of the Registrar,

CMC, Thorapadi PO,


state your full postal address with pin-code, mention your telephone number and email address if available

No additional money, stamps or envelopes are required
Admission Time Table 2012

Last date to download application forms:

14th January, 2012

Last date for receipt of completed application forms:

16th January, 2012

Last date for receipt of completed sponsorship forms:

23rd January, 2012

Written test at Vellore:

6th February, 2012, 9.00 am to 10.00 am)

Announcement of list of candidates who qualify for interview and practical tests (Evening):

6th February, 2012

Medical examination

7th February, 2012

Interviews and practical tests in town campus, Vellore: 8th February, 2012

Announcement of final selection list:

9th February, 2012

Acceptance by 10.00 am:

10th February, 2012

Registration for the course:

29th February, 2012

Courses begin:

01st Mar 2012

Sponsorship Rules:

Any Christian Church or Organization which is a member of the Christian Medical College Vellore Association or Council which operates its own medical work is eligible to sponsor candidates for the various educational courses run by CMC, Vellore, provided the organization does not run the said course. In addition the Christian Medical College, Vellore is also a recognized sponsoring body

All bodies that are eligible to sponsor candidates for selection to the MBBS course are eligible to sponsor candidates for Post doctoral/Graduate fellowship courses provided they do not offer the same course’s in hospitals or colleges of their own sponsoring body. This rule does not apply to CMC, Vellore

Candidates sponsored to medical postgraduate courses should have served a minimum period of two years in one or more mission hospitals of any of the supporting bodies

This may include training periods after graduation for postgraduate course in CMC, Vellore or any teaching/mission hospital of any supporting body

The duration of service obligation for post doctoral/graduate fellowship course will be a minimum of two years

Sponsored candidates on completion of their postgraduate courses opting for re-sponsorship from the same sponsoring body for the Post doctoral fellowship may have their service obligation deferred till after the Post doctoral fellowship course and shall fulfil the total service obligation subsequent to completion of the course

A sponsoring body that has a sponsored student in training in a Post Doctoral/Graduate Fellowship course may not be permitted to sponsor a second candidate in the same speciality while the first candidate is still in training, unless they show adequate evidence for need of a second candidate in a hospital run by that sponsoring body

If a sponsoring body after agreeing to provide necessary infrastructure for a new higher speciality does not fulfil the same, the sponsorship privileges of the sponsoring body for the specific higher speciality course shall be suspended after review by SPORC

No sponsored candidates shall be considered for admission unless they achieve a set minimum standard in the admission test which indicates that they can successfully complete the course. The candidates should also fulfil the requirements of the respective certifying Board

No fees or donation are to be paid for sponsorship other than the stipulated sponsorship fee, which should not exceed Rs 250/-

The service obligation arising from sponsorship should be given as service, and non-fulfillment of service violates the spirit of sponsorship and the aim and objectives of the Association

Students who do not fulfil the service obligation will not be eligible for admission to postgraduate studies or for appointment as staff of CMC, Vellore. They will not be given any certificates other than those statutorily mandated by the University and respective Professional Council/Regulatory Body

The Principal is authorized to withhold transcripts and other non-statutory certificates issued by the College until the sponsorship obligations are fulfilled
Selection Process

The selection of candidates for postgraduate courses will be according to the directives of the CMC Vellore Council

Fifty percent of the seats in each course are reserved for sponsored candidates, provided they fulfil other criteria for eligibility for admission

However, more than 50% of the available seats may be allotted to sponsored candidates based on their ranking in the selection test

The wait list is based on ranking in the selection tests

The first sponsored candidate on the waiting list will ordinarily fill vacancies arising by sponsored candidates not accepting a seat to make up 50% reservation for sponsored candidates

In the event that more than 50% of the seats in any course are filled by sponsored candidates and one of the sponsored candidates does not accept the seat, it will be offered to the next candidate on the wait list by rank irrespective of whether he or she is sponsored or open

Hall tickets:

Hall Tickets will be sent to you by email attachment after 25th January, 2012

In case of non-receipt or non-availability of the hall ticket one week prior to the date of the written test, candidates may contact Office of the Registrar by post, fax, email or the telephone
Entrance Tests

Candidates for all Post Doctoral/Graduate Fellowship courses conducted by the College are ranked on the basis of a written test and interview

The written test will be conducted only at Vellore

The written test paper consists of multiple choice questions in the speciality for which the candidate has applied

The duration of the paper is 1 hour (50 questions)

All candidates who wish to take the written test are required to be in their assigned seats at the time, date and place stipulated on the Hall ticket

No candidate will be permitted to enter the examination hall after 15 minutes of the stipulated examination commencement time

Results of all candidates who have attended the entrance examination will be put up on the website


Christian Medical College Vellore Post Doctoral/Graduate Fellowship 2012

Christian Medical College Vellore

Vellore-632002, Tamil Nadu, Tel 0416-2284255; 5214255, Fax 0416-2262788



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