Doctors in government service are likely to get up to 30% over their NEET scores as the incentive for admission to postgraduate medical courses if the recommendations of the seven member committee chaired by Justice A Selvam are accepted. The committee set up on the Madras High Court’s orders, submitted them to the state government earlier this week.
The committee put doctors into four broad categories – those working in hilly regions, in difficult areas in the plains, in remote areas and in rural areas.
It recommends that Doctors that working in hilly areas get 10% over their NEET score for each year with a maximum of 30%. There are 119 primary health centers under the Directorate of Public health in hilly areas such as Ooty, Javadu hills and Kothagiri and about 20 District Headquarters and taluk hospitals under teh directorate of medical services (DMS)
Those working in remote areas will get 8% over their NEET score with a maximum of 24%. The largest is the rural category, where PG aspirants in 1,201 PHCs and 119 DMS hospitals will get 5% over their NEET score each year with a maximum of 15%. CHENNAI: Doctors in government service are likely to get up to 30% over their NEET scores as incentive for admission to postgraduate medical courses if the recommendations of the seven-member committee chaired by Justice A Selvam are accepted. The court had asked the Selvam committee to come up with fresh recommendations by 2019.This year, students appeared for the PG 2019 NEET examination on January 6. Counseling will begin after DGHS completes first round for all-India quota,” said selection committee secretary Dr G Selvarajan.