We are delighted to host you in our beautiful, vibrant and diverse country.
Number of years in university: 4.5 years + 1 year internship. Clinical rotation begin in the second year of medical college. We are allowed to handle patients under supervising doctors and examine patient completely along with minor investigations. If teacher deems it fit, you can observe and sometimes assist on surgeries. Obstetrics may allow you to perform normal deliveries beginning in the second year.
Apart from the Taj Mahal, there are 31 World Heritage Sites in India that are recognised by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as on 2014 and are spread over the span of the nation.
- Basic proficiency in English required
- Formal dress code with a white coat is a must in hospitals
- Kindly don modest outfits at all times
- Smoking is prohibited in public areas such as hospitals, cinema halls, public transport, etc.
- Forbidden to drink or deal with drugs on duty
- Please do not pass any racial or ethnic remarks that may be offensive
- Sundays and festivals are non-working days
- Every college has its own list of holidays
- Important phone numbers
Police Control Room (All over India): 100
Women's Helpline (All Over in India): 181
Medical Helpline (Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh): 108
Ambulance helpline (All over India): 108
Fire service (All over India): 101
- The legal age for alcohol consumption varies from state to state. However, 21 years is the average age while certain states such as Karnataka, Goa, and Sikkim consider 18 years. In other states like Gujarat, Lakshwadeep, Manipur and Nagaland alcohol is banned
- Dry Days are specific days when the sale of alcohol is not permitted. Most of the Indian states observe these days on major national festivals/occasions such as Republic Day (January 26), Independence Day (August 15) and Gandhi Jayanti (October 2). Dry days are also observed on and around voting days
- Accommodation will be provided by the college in the student’s hostels, homes or dormitories
- Power cuts might occur depending on the region and time of year
- Free Wifi is not easily available
- Banks and ATMs are available every 2 minutes in cities
- Indian Rupees (INR) is the currency