KING EDWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Observership in Various Departments of the K.E.M. Hospital

Observership rules for Foreign Nationals

Please note that these are general rules. Individual departments may have other conditions. Please check in the concerned departments pages or contact by mail :

Candidates should submit their applications in prescribed form which is available in the Cash Section of the College Office on payment of Rs.339/-

However, those who do not have easy access to this form, can send their application on a plain paper addressed to the Dean, Seth G.S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai 40012. In the application, they have to mention the specialty/subspecialty in which thy need to do the observership and the period during which they wish to do the same.They can fill the prescribed official form just before commencing the observership

Candidates should submit passport size photo, permanent Medical Council Registration Certificate, MBBS degree/Passing certificate along with the application.

If the candidate is sponsored, a letter in support of the sponsorship be also submitted with the application. In case the candidate is employed, the application mentioning the designation of the candidate should be routed through proper channel.

The candidate should also pay charges at the rate of Rs.1600/- per month and Rs. 3200/- per month for super specialties by Cash or Demand Draft payable in Mumbai drawn in favour of Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai) for the proposed General Observership and Observership in Specialised Subject respectively. Observership for non medical personnel (radiographers, technicians in various specialties etc) is Rs. 800/- per month.

Observership rules for Foreign Nationals

Foreign nationals are required to obtain temporary registration from the Medical Council of India (MCI) before they can be accepted as observers in our institution. For this, they have to fill this form. This form should be sent to us along with the documents that are required as mentioned at the bottom of that form. Please note that the demand draft (banker’s cheque/pay order) should also be sent along with the form.

In addition, please make an application addressed to the Dean. Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India. This application can be on a plain paper and should state the specialty/subspecialty in which you want the observership; the period and the duration of the desired observership (maximum 3 months). Please note that, as a rule, you will not be allowed any hands-on experience during the observership.

Thus, in the envelope that you mail us, the following documents should be enclosed.
1. Application for observership – addressed to the Dean.
2. Form for temporary registration with the Medical Council of India and the documents required in that form.
3. Demand draft in favour of the Medical Council of India.

Pl. note that it may take up to three months for us to obtain the temporary registration from the MCI.

Besides the demand draft of Rs. 5000/- for the Medical Council of India as stated above, you will have to pay the following charges on your arrival here before you are allowed to start the observership. These have to be paid in cash.

The charges are:
1. Rs. 350/- for the application form
2. Rs. 1600/- per month as fess for the observership in general specialties and Rs.3200/- per month for superspecialities ( 1US $ = Rs.46 approx)
Some departments may have nominal additional charges for use of their teaching aids and library.

Kindly note that you will have to make your own arrangements for accommodation while in Mumbai.

We look forward to having you with us.

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