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 G. S. Medical College, Parel, Mumbai 400012, India. This application can be on a plain paper. It should clearly 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 of Rs. 5000/- in favour of the Medical Council of India payable at Delhi.
Please note that it may take up to three months or more for us to obtain the temporary registration from the MCI.
You will have to pay the following charges on your arrival here before you are allowed to start the observership. These are besides the demand draft of Rs. 5000/- for the Medical Council of India as stated above. These are required to be paid in cash on arrival.
The charges are:
1. Rs. 350/- For the application form
2. Rs. 1600/- per month As fees for the observership in general specialties
Rs.3200/- per month for As fees for the observership in super specialties
( 1US $ = Rs.53approx. )
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.
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 clearly mention the specialty / subspecialty in which they want to do the observership, the period and the duration of the desired observership (maximum 3 months).They can fill this prescribed official form just before commencing the observership.
On arrival the candidates should complete following:
Candidates should submit passport size photo, permanent Medical Council Registration Certificate, MBBS degree( medical degree ) /Passing certificate ( medical degree examination ) 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 either Rs.1600/- per month forgeneral specialties or Rs. 3200/- per month for super specialties by Cash or Demand Draft payable in Mumbai drawn in favour of BMC for the proposed General Observership and Observership in Specialised Subject respectively.
The charge for Observership for non-medical personnel (radiographers, technicians in various specialties etc.) is Rs. 800/- per month.