Candidates who were sponsored for the M.B.B.S /Diploma/Degree courses in this institution and are now applying for postgraduate course will be governed by the following regulations:
a) They should have fulfilled their obligation to serve the sponsoring body for
periods as under, before the postgraduate courses begin:
Students sponsored for M.B.B.S./Diploma courses 2 Years
Students sponsored for P.G. Degree courses 3 Years
b) They must submit with their application, a copy of the sponsorship obligation completion certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the sponsoring body, which must state the dates of commencement and completion (or expected date of completion) which is no case must be later than 28th February 2004, of obligatory service as well as the period and categories of their leave allowed and availed.
c) Any candidate who was sponsored to the M.B.B.S. course in this institution is required to serve the concerned sponsoring body for a period of not less than two years before being considered for selection to any postgraduate course. Any remaining service period in excess of two years that may have been agreed upon towards sponsorship for the M.B.B.S. course may be completed at a later date with the written permission of the sponsoring body, provided the candidate is re-sponsored for the postgraduate course by the same sponsoring body.
d) When a candidate is sponsored for admission to a postgraduate course, the candidate must sign an agreement to serve the sponsoring body for a period of two years following diploma courses and three years following degree courses. If the sponsoring body is unable to utilise the service of such a candidate, the College will reserve the right to utilise the candidates obligatory service.
The service obligation for sponsorship should only be in terms of service and not financial compensation. However, if a sponsored student seeks relief from the service obligation agreement due to extra ordinary circumstances, the request will be considered on merits. Marriage, securing a job outside the country or being selected for a postgraduate course elsewhere are not considered extraordinary circumstances. Students who do not fulfill the service obligation will not be eligible for admission to postgraduate studies or appointment on the staff of Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore. They will not be given any certificates other than those statutorily mandated by the University and Indian Medical Council.
e) Candidates sponsored to postgraduate courses should have served a minimum period of two years in one or more mission hospitals of any of the supporting bodies of this institution after graduation.
f) Sponsorship will be on the basis of the need of the Sponsoring Body to have trained personnel for their Mission work. The Sponsoring body must give an undertaking that the speciality exists or will be created and also ensure that a post will be available when the candidate graduates. NO FEES OR DONATION are to be paid for this other than the stipulated sponsorship fee, which should not exceed Rs.250/-.
g) In exceptional cases of need, the sponsoring body may recommend to the College to consider selecting a candidate for a postgraduate course at an earlier date, postponing the service obligation arising out of sponsorship for a Diploma/MD/MS course. Such a request will be reviewed by a committee consisting of the Director, Principal and Medical Superintendent. They will communicate their decision to the Selection Committee.