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Indian Academy of Pediatrics Intensive Care Chapter

Indian Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Indian Fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine is a two-year course currently being run in four accredited centres across India, for MD / DNB (Medical Council of India approved) Pediatrics candidates (DCH candidates tenure will be three years).These centres are also approved for one year IDPCCM course as per the rules. Candidates who have overseas postgraduate degree in Pediatrics will qualify after completing MCI regulations. The selection of the candidate and remuneration is as per each rules and regulations of college council displayed on website. Registration for the course, will be once every year, in the month of January and the candidate will be permitted to appear for examination 24 months after registration.

Examination pattern consists theory and particals. Theory exam consists of MCQ based (100 marks theory paper- 3 hours) with additional descriptive question paper, and passing is strictly minimum 60% in each heading of theory. Those who pass this theory exam, are then allowed to appear for practical exam which consists of case based viva (Long or Short), bedside viva along with OSCE (Observed structured clinical examination). Thus the exam has 3-4 components (heads), and for passing, minimum average 60% is required with minimum 50% in each head. Registration forms, curriculum and examination forms can be downloaded from this website.

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