Devbrat Patnaik

In what could be one of the largest recruitment in 2019, the Union Public Service Commission had invited applications to fill three hundred and twenty seven Medical Officer (General Duty Medical Officer) posts under the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi.

The last date for printing of completely submitted online application is up to February 1, 2019 till 11:59 PM.

Of the 337 posts, 13 posts are reserved and suitable for Physically Challenged Persons viz. Orthopaedically/Handicapped/Locomotor Disability/Cerebral Palsy with disability i.e. One leg affected (Right or Left) (OL) or One arm affected (Right or Left) (OA).

Division of Vacancies: (SC-63, ST-28, UR-236).

Pay Scale: Rs 15,600-39,100/- + GP Rs.5400/- + NPA as per rules (Pre-Revised).

Age Limit: 32 years.

Essential Qualifications:

EDUCATIONAL: (i) A recognized MBBS qualification included in the First or Second Schedule or Part-II of the Third Schedule (other than licentiate qualifications) to the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. Holders of educational qualifications included in Part-II of the Third Schedule should also fulfill the conditions stipulated in sub-section (3) of section 13 of the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956.

(ii) Completion of compulsory rotating internship. Candidates who may not have completed rotating internship shall be eligible to appear for the written examination provided that, if selected, they shall have satisfactorily completed the compulsory internship before appointment.

NOTE-I: The qualifications are relaxable at Commission’s discretion in case of candidates otherwise well qualified.

NOTE-II: The qualification regarding experience is/are relaxable at the discretion of Commission in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Schedule Tribes, if, at any stage of selection, the Union Public Service Commission is of the opinion that sufficient number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies reserved for them.

NOTE-III: The qualifications granted in United Kingdom shall be recognized medical qualifications only when granted on or before 11/11/1978.

NOTE- IV: The crucial date for determining the age limit shall be the closing date for receipt of applications from candidates in India.

DUTIES: Candidates shall work in the dispensaries and hospitals of the Govt. of NCT of Delhi and shall be primarily handling patients of various types in these Hospitals and dispensaries for medical care. However, they can, also be entrusted with other work including administrative and other related work as per exigencies of the Public Service.

Other Conditions: Persons appointed to the service shall not be allowed private practice of any kind whatsoever including any consultation and laboratory work.

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