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Press Note

Washington, DC
April 25, 2008

This is to notify that Government of India vide its Official Gazette dated 11th March 2008 has recognized Post Graduate medical degrees being awarded in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK and the United States of America with the condition that these degrees should be recognized in the respective country for enrolment of medical practitioners in the concerned specialties.

This recognition would also facilitate Indian students to pursue their post graduate study in medical in these countries and also allow them to practice medicine in specialized fields back in India. In addition, Non-Resident Indian (NRI)/Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Indian citizen holding degrees from these countries would be eligible to take up visiting faculty positions in the Indian medical colleges.

All concerned may kindly take note of the Gazette notification issued by the Government of India.