REGULATIONS FOR MBBS


A. Requirement for being eligible to appear in various examinations

  1. A student who possesses the qualification laid down in the Panjab University Regulations and satisfies the following requirements, shall be eligible to appear in the First M.B.B.S. examination.

    1. of having good character;

    2. of having been enrolled in the College for not less than 2 semesters preceding the examination and having successfully completed the stipulated period under the Regulation;

    3. of having attended not less than -

  1. 75 percent of the full courses of lectures delivered; and

  2. 80 percent of the full courses of non-lecture teaching (seminars, group discussions, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals) held, separately in each of the subjects

  1. of having undergone, for not less than 2 semesters, the courses of studies, oral (viva) and practical; and

  2. of having secured at least 50% marks of the total marks fixed for Internal Assessment separately in each subject (Theory & Practical)

  1. A student who possesses the qualifications laid down in the Panjab University Regulations and satisfies the following requirements, shall be eligible to appear in the Second M.B.B.S. examination

  1. of having good character;

  2. of having been enrolled in the College for not less than 3 semesters preceding the examination and having successfully completed the stipulated period under the Regulation;

  3. of having attended not less than-

  1. 75 percent of the full courses of lectures delivered ; and

  2. 80 percent of the full courses of non-lecture teaching (seminars, group discussions, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals) held, separately in each of the subjects.

  1. of having undergone, for not less than 3 semesters, the courses of studies, oral (viva) and practical; and

  2. of having secured at least 50% marks of the total marks fixed for Internal Assessment separately in each subject (Theory and Practical).

  1. A student who possesses the qualifications laid down in Panjab University Regulations and satisfies the following requirements, shall be eligible to appear in the Final M.B.B.S.(Part I) examination

  1. of having good character,

  2. of having been enrolled in the College for not less than 2 semesters preceding the examination and having successfully completed the stipulated period under the regulation;

  3. has passed Second M.B.B.S. examination not less than 2 semesters previously;

  4. of having attended not less than-

  1. 75 percent of the full courses of lectures delivered ; and

  2. 80 percent of the full courses of non-lecture teaching (seminars, group discussions, tutorials, demonstrations, practicals, clinicals, hospital postings) held, separately in each of the subjects.

  1. of having been engaged in practical work at a recognised hospital for a period of 5 semesters to the satisfaction of the Head of the College after passing the First M.B.B.S. examination;

  2. of having undergone the prescribed courses of studies; oral(viva) and clinical (bed-side) ; and

  3. of having secured at least 50% marks of the total marks fixed for internal Assessment separately in each subject (Theory and Practical).

  1. A student who possesses the qualifications laid down in the Panjab University Regulations and satisfies the following requirements, shall be eligible to the Final M.B.B.S.(Part II) examination

  1. of having good character;

  2. of having been enrolled in the college for not less than 4 semesters preceding the examination and having successfully completed the stipulated period under the Regulation ;

  3. after having completed the course of studies and/or having a Final M.B.B.S. (Part I) examination not less than 2 semesters previously

  4. of having attended not less than-

  1. 75 percent of the full courses of lectures delivered and

  2. 80 percent of the full courses of non-lecture teaching (seminars, group discussions, tutorials, demonstrations, practical, clinic, postings) held separately in each of the subjects;

  1. of having been engaged in practical work at a recognised hospital for a period of 7 semesters to the satisfaction of the Head of the passing the First M.B.B.S. examination;

  2. of having undergone the prescribed courses of studies, oral viva (bed-side) and record of delivery cases, etc; and

  3. of having secured at least 50% marks of the total marks fixed Assessment separately in each subject (Theory and Practical)

B. Chances allowed to reappear candidates in various examinations

  1. A candidate who has completed the prescribed course as laid down in these regulations and is unable to appear in the examination, or, having appeared has failed, may be admitted to subsequent examinations, as under, on payment of the prescribed fee on each occasion and on presenting a certificate signed by the Principal of the Medical College in which he completed the course, that he has subsequent to his last failure, attended a course of training/hospital practice in the subjects of the examinations as the Principal may determine:

1st M.B.B.S. Next three consecutive examinations. A candidate who is not successful in the First M.B.B.S. examination in four consecutive chances including the first chance to which he was entitled, shall not be allowed to continue his studies for the M.B.B.S. course

2nd M.B.B.S. One or more subsequent examinations, provided he must complete the whole examination within the next four consecutive chances, failing which he shall have to reappear in all subjects.

Final M.B.B.S. (Part I/II) One or more subsequent examinations.

C. Percentage of marks required to pass in various subjects

  1. The minimum number of marks required to pass in each subjects shall be as under:

  1. 50% marks of the total marks fixed for Internal Assessment (Theory & Practical) in each subject separately, as a prerequisite for appearing in the examination;

  2. 50% marks out of the total marks, of Theory, including Orals (Viva Voice); and

  3. 50% marks out of total marks of Practical/ Clinical

D. Exemption from reappearing in a subject in an examination

  1. A candidate who obtains pass marks in one or more subjects, shall be exempted from reappearing in such subject, provided that -

  1. In the case of First M.B.B.S. examination, he/she must qualify all the three subjects within the period prescribed in Regulations

  2. in the case of Second and Final M.B.B.S. (Part I & II) examinations, he/she clears the whole of the examination within a period of two years from the time the candidate first appeared in the examination, failing which he/she shall have to reappear in all the subjects

E. Percentage of marks required for getting Distinction/Honours

  1. Successful candidates who obtain 75 per cent marks in any subject shall be declared to have passed "with distinction" in that subject, provided he/she passes in all the subjects of the examination at one and the same time.

  2. A candidate, who has completed his curriculum in the minimum period and has passed each of his First, Second, Final (Part I) and Final (Part II) examinations in first attempt obtaining not less than 75 per cent of the maximum marks in each subject at every examination, shall be awarded M.B.B.S. Degree "with Honours".

F. Interns

  1. After passing the Final M.B.B.S. (Part (II) examination, every candidate shall be required to undergo 12 months compulsory rotating internship to the satisfaction of the College and the University authorities in an institution approved by the Medical Council of India, to be eligible for the award of the degree of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S.) and full registration by the State Medical Council. The time distribution of internship shall be as follows:

Compulsory Duration
Community Medicine 3 months
Medicine 2 months
Surgery including Orthopaedics 2 months
Obstetrics & Gynaecology including Family Welfare Planning 2 months
Paediatrics 15 days
Ophthalmology 15 days
Otorhinolaryngology 15 days
Casualty 15 days

G. Elective Postings

Two of the following: 15 days each

i) Dermatology and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

ii) Psychiatry

iii) Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases

iv) Anaesthesia

v) Radio-diagnosis

vi) Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

vii) Forensic Medicine and Toxicology

viii) Blood Bank and Transfusion Department

H. Promotion to the next higher class

    1. Only a person who has passed the First M.B.B.S. examination of the Panjab University shall be eligible to join the Second M.B.B.S. class.

    2. A student may be allowed to start training in para-clinical group of subjects after completion of the examinations in preclinical subjects but those who fail in any of the subjects must be reverted to the class of preclinical subjects.

  1. A person who has passed the Second M.B.B.S. examination of the Panjab University shall be eligible to join the Final M.B.B.S. (Part I) class.

  2. Passing in Final M.B.B.S. (Part I) examination is not compulsory before joining Final M.B.B.S. (Part II) class, but passing the Final M.B.B.S.(Part I) examination is compulsory for being eligible to appear in Final M.B.B.S. (Part II) examination.