J&K gets approval for 9 DNB courses in medical colleges

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Srinagar, March 20: In a major boost to medical education and patient-care here, J&K has received approval for nine new DNB (Diplomate of National Board) courses in its medical colleges, the intake effective from the upcoming academic session. Four of these courses will be started in the newly established medical colleges here.

For the first time, a postgraduate medical course will be started in the newly established medical colleges of J&K. As per the approval letters, GMC Anantnag can now offer DNB Dermatology; DNB Community Medicine and Paediatrics will be started in GMC Kathua; and GMC Rajouri has the go-ahead for DNM Orthopaedics. Four of the nine DNB Courses approved for J&K will be in the newly established medical colleges.