Government of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
(Department of Health & Family Welfare)
New Delhi, Dated the 20th February, 2009
S.O. 522 (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of the Section II of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (Act 102 of 1956), the Central Government, after consulting the Medical Council of India, hereby makes the following further amendments to the First Schedule to the said Act, namely :-
2. In the Medical Council Act, 1956, in First Schedule “National Board of Examination”, after the entry “Diplomate National Board (Pharmacology) [Diplomate in N.B. (Pharm)]”, the following note shall be inserted, namely :-
“Note :- 1. The Diplomate National Board (DNB), qualifications included in this Schedule shall be treated as equivalent to M.D., M.S., D.M. and M. Ch. qualifications of the respective specialty or super specialty, as the case may be, for all purposes including appointment to the teaching posts in the medical institutions.
2. The teaching experience gained while pursuing DNB courses shall be treated as teaching experience for appointment to the teaching posts in the medical institutions”
Jt. Secretary to the Government of India.