Ministry of Home Affairs Announces Scholarships for Meritorious Medicos
The Ministry of Home Affairs has approved a Scholarship Scheme for offering scholarship to twenty-five candidates every year, getting admission to selected Medical Colleges from the academic session 2010-2011. There will be reservation for SC, ST and OBC candidates.
Central Para-Military Forces for the purpose of attracting talented medicos to their medical services have offered a unique Scholarship Scheme of Rupees ten thousand per month for the total span of the study i.e. four and a half years for 25 meritorious students under CPMFs Medical Scholarship Scheme. Meritorious and physically fit students can immensely benefit from this Scholarship Scheme. Through this Scheme, they can not only pursue the studies but also get an attractive career in organized disciplined Central Para-Military Forces. In CPMFs, medicos get four time scale promotions in addition to the opportunity to scale newer heights in combatised hierarchical system of Central Para-Military Forces i.e. getting promotion to the level of DIG/IG/ADG Ranks. The CPMFs (namely Assam Rifles, BSF, CISF, CRPF, ITBPF, SSB and NSG) have a vast network of 39 Composite Hospitals and about 550 Unit/Trg institution Hospitals to provide health care coverage to about 8 lac force personnel and their families all over the country.
The detailed terms and conditions of the Scholarship Scheme are available on the websites of BSF (http:// www.bsf.nic.in/) and other CPMFs. The names of the Medical Colleges concerned, prescribed procedures and forms are available on the websites.
For the academic session 2010-11, willing and deserving candidates having confirmed admission can download the application form from the above mentioned websites and can submit their application through their Principals to ADG(Medical), CPFs, Tigri Camp, New Delhi (telephone No.011-26045015) within three months of their admission or before 31st October 2010 whichever is earlier. After selection, they will have to complete the course in time and thereafter serve in Central Para-Military Forces for a minimum period of ten years for which they are required to sign an agreement.