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Admission Notice for super specialty courses

Applications are invited for admission to the following Post Graduate Super specialty courses via an entrance exam for the academic year 2014-15

The exam will be commenced on 1st August 2014

Venue: Regional Cancer Centre‚ Thiruvananthapuram

Entrance for-

  • MCh Surgical Oncology
  • DM Medical Oncology
  • DM Pediatric Oncology

Duration: Duration of the course shall be three years from the date of commencement of the course will be 01st August 2014 

Students will be provided stipend as per the Institution norms and MCI regulations

Eligibility for Admission:

Applicants should have satisfied the following conditions: 

(a) Nativity:

i) Should be an Indian Citizen

ii) Should have passed the PG Degree (MD/MS) from any of the Medical Colleges in India‚ recognized by the Medical Council of India or DNB from an institute in India‚ approved by the National Board of Examinations‚ New Delhi


(b) Basic Academic Qualifications:

i) MBBS Degree recognized by the Medical Council of India

ii) Appropriate Post Graduate Degree (MD / MS) recognized by the Medical Council of India; or appropriate DNB of National Board of Examinations‚ New Delhi

Appropriate Post Graduate qualification required for applying for the course will be MD/MS/DNB in the subjects noted below:

  • MCh Surgical Oncology: MS/MD/DNB in General Surgery / ENT / Obstetrics & Gynaecology / Orthopaedics
  • DM Medical Oncology: MD/DNB in General Medicine / Paediatrics / Radiotherapy
  • DM Paediatric Oncology: MD / DNB in Paediatrics

iii) Candidates should have their MBBS/P G Degrees registered permanently with Medical Council (India/State)

Note: Candidates who have appeared or are appearing for the MD/MS/DNB examination may apply but the provisional or permanent P.G. Degree certificate should be produced at the time of counseling if selected


(c) Age: Upper age limit is 40 years‚ as on 30th April 2014

Age relaxation of 5 years is applicable to all SC/ST candidates and RCC in-service candidates. Age relaxation for Kerala Government service candidates will be as decided by the Govt of Kerala

(d) All candidates should qualify in the entrance exam conducted by the Regional Cancer Centre‚ Thiruvananthapuram‚ Kerala by securing minimum marks at the 50% in the MCQ examination

In case of candidates belonging to SC/ST and OBC (Socially and Educationally Backward Classes) the required minimum marks in the entrance exam shall be at the 40th percentile and in case of candidates with locomotor disabilities of lower limbs between 40% and 70%‚ the required minimum marks shall be at the 45th percentile 

Fees Details: 

1) Tuition fees Rs 350‚000/- per annum

2) Caution Deposit Rs 10‚000/- (refundable)

3) Exam fee – is as applicable to Kerala University of Health Sciences‚ Thrissur

4) The tuition fees for in-service candidates will be as fixed by the Govt of Kerala


How to Apply 

  • Application procedure is common for all candidates applying for the course. Candidates seeking admission to the course can download the prospectus and application form from
  • Candidates should visit where he/she can find the link Online Application for PG Super Speciality Course 2014&apos for submitting his/her application
  • Duly completed application must be accompanied with a Demand Draft payable at State Bank of Travancore‚ Medical College Branch‚ Thiruvananthapuram for Rs.1500/- (Rs.750/- for SC/ST) drawn in favour of “Director‚ Regional Cancer Centre‚ Thiruvananthapuram”
  • Completed and signed application form with all the necessary enclosures should be sent to “The Director‚ Regional Cancer Centre‚ Medical College Campus‚ Thiruvananthapuram-695011” by Registered/Speed Post only and should reach The Director‚ RCC‚ latest by 04.00 pm on 24th May 2014
  • The envelope containing the application should be superscibed (e.g. “Application for Surgical Oncology Course”)
  • Self-attested photo-copies of the following documents should be attached along with the application:

i) Final MBBS Marks sheet;

ii) MBBS Degree certificate;

iii) Internship completion certificate;

iv) MD/MS/DNB Degree certificate;

v) Certificate from Principal of respective Medical College / Institution for candidates who have appeared/appearing for MD / MS / DNB;

vi) MD / MS / DNB attempt certificate;

vii) Permanent Medical Registration Certificate of MBBS / PG Degree;

viii) Proof of Nationality (Passport‚ Voters ID‚ PAN Card‚ Tahsildar&aposs certificate);

ix) Proof of age (Passport‚ Secondary School Leaving certificate showing date of birth‚ Tahsildar&aposs certificate);

x) Character / Conduct certificate issued by competent authority (head of institute/gazetted officer);

xi) Community certificate for SC/ST/SEBC candidates issued by Revenue Officer not below the rank of a Tahsildar

xii) Disability Certificate: Certificate of disability from the District Medical Board‚ certifying the degree of percentage of disability issued not earlier than 3 months prior to submission of application. No document/certificate other than those mentioned above will be accepted; Photo copy of publications if any 

Admit cards: Admit cards will be available for downloading from 12th June 2014 onwards

Important Dates:

  • Last date for completing online application: 17th May 2014
  • Last date for receiving postal application: 24th May 2014
  • Downloading Admit cards: 12th June 2014
  • MCQ Entrance Exam: 22nd June 2014
  • Challenging questions: 23rd June 2014
  • Result of Entrance Exam: 24th June 2014
  • Viva: 25th June 2014
  • Final Result: 26th June 2014
  • Date of Commencement of Course: 1st August 2014

Regional Cancer Centre Thiruvananthapuram

Medical College Campus‚ Post Bag No.2417‚ Thiruvananthapuram-695011

Tel: +91-4712442541‚ Web



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