GIMS to roll out 14 new post-grad courses

  • | Sunday | 19th November, 2023

Noida: The Government Institution of Medical Science (GIMS) will begin offering post-graduation (PG) courses in doctor of medicine (MD) and master of surgery (MS) starting from the next academic year.There will be 14 areas specialities offered— medicine, surgery, gynecology, pediatrics, community medicine, anesthesia, ENT, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, pharmacology, anatomy, microbiology, and orthopedics — in which the MD and MS courses will be conducted.For all the PG courses, a total of 70 seats will be offered by the institution and 29 faculty members have been recruited. By the end of this year, teams from the National Medical Council (NMC) are expected to inspect to check "the faculty and infrastructural condition" for setting up the courses. In the last three years, the number of patients has increased four times. We need to focus on speciality areas in GIMS now, hence we are starting the PG courses. Through the NEET exam next year, we expect to take admission in the PG courses, Rakesh Gupta, director of GIMS, said. Gupta further added that the DNB (Diplomate National Board) programme, which is equivalent to a postgraduate or post-doctoral programme, will be stopped at GIMS from the next academic next year. Except for radiology, all other four courses of DNB will be stopped from next year, instead, the MD/MS courses will be started, said Gupta.Meanwhile, the construction work of the new nursing college of GIMS is expected to be started by December. Officials said that lectures will be conducted at the basement classes, till the new building near the GBU campus starts. Classes will be gradually shifted there once the building comes up. A fund of Rs 21 crore has been sanctioned for the same. Initially, there will be four classrooms, six laboratories, and other facilities at the nursing college, the director added. We also published the following articles recentlyTo meet Sustainable Development Goals , 260 institutes to offer courses in climate changeThe Indian Ministry of Home Affairs, through the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM), has established a network of 260 universities and colleges to offer courses on climate change and disaster risk reduction (DRR). The network includes prestigious institutions such as IITs, IIMs, and Delhi University. The curriculum for these courses has been approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The initiative is part of the governments agenda to meet Indias Sustainable Development Goals and climate change adaptation targets. The Ministry has also approved a National Disaster Risk Reduction Research Facility to support scholars working on DRR.Private & govt-aided colleges can apply for new coursesPrivate and aided colleges in Haryana have been given the opportunity to apply for new courses and subjects for the upcoming academic session. The process must be completed within the next two weeks. The colleges must first obtain approval from the Directorate of Higher Education, and then from their affiliated university before being able to launch the new courses and call for admissions. Government colleges are currently excluded from launching new courses. The implementation of the National Education Policy 2020 is also mandatory for colleges and universities in the state.Gurgaon Golf Course Extension is all set to establish itself as the next big Cosmopolitan HubGolf Course Extension Road in Gurgaon has become a highly sought-after location for homebuyers and investors due to its excellent infrastructure and accessibility. Developers like Godrej Properties are investing in the area, with plans for premium residential developments. The road is strategically connected to major highways and infrastructure projects, making it a hub within Gurgaon. The government has also allocated funds for further development, including underpasses and flyovers. With its growing social infrastructure, Golf Course Extension Road is set to become the new center of Gurgaon.

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