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The Tamil Nadu Compulsory Rural Service Model

The Tamil Nadu Compulsory Rural Service Model

PHCs in Tamil Nadu are better equipped and have more supporting staff than in most parts of the countries

PHCs in Tamil Nadu are better equipped and have more supporting staff than in most parts of the countries

Differences between the Proposed Post MBBS Rural Scheme and Rural Service following Tamil Nadu PG
Proposed Post MBBS Rural Service Rural Service following Tamil Nadu PG
After MBBS After Post Graduation (Diploma / MD / MS)
1 year –includes 4 months of service each in  villages,  governmnet hospitals  and  medical colleges 2 or 5 years (2 years for Most specialities and 5 years for scarce specialities)
A doctor can work in a place for 4 months only A doctor can continue in the same station as long as he prefers to.
Appointed on Contract Basis Appointed under Rule 10 A 1 of Tamil Nadu Subordinate ServiceRules
Consolidated pay Regular time scale of pay
No increments Increments as for other government servants
Pay: Rs 8000 per month Appointed in Scale of Pay 15600-39100 GP 5400. May receive around Rs.40000 per month in 2014. The actual amount varies as per the station posted
Not eligible for medical leave / maternity leave etc Eligible for all kinds of leave like any other government servant
Doctor will complete his service and should wind up after the completion of 1 year. Can continue in the same post if the doctor wishes, by applying for the Special TNPSC Exams and getting selected in Special TNPSC or getting selected in a General TNPSC.  Once selected by the TNPSC Exams, service will be counted from the date of joining in Tamil Nadu Medical Services
Period not Eligible for Service Benefit            date” in TN PG Entrance Exams Once selected by TNPSC, the period will be counted for “PG Eligibility”. (ie) A diploma candidate who has joined Post PG RuralService and has worked for 2 years and cleared a TNPSC, will be considered as “Inservice Candidate”A Master Degree Candidate who has joined Post PG Rural Service and has worked for 2 years and cleared a TNPSC, will be considered as “Inservice Candidate” in TN Superspeciality Entrance Exams (See Below)

 

Because of the benefits attached to this model, most doctors, who pursue PG as Private Candidates opt to work for 2 years in Tamil Nadu Medical Services. Only a few pay the bond amount and opt out. Among the doctors who work for 2 years, many prefer to stay by clearing the Special TNPSC that is regularly conducted.

 

Year Number of Doctors selected for permanent appointment
2007 108
2008 178

 

In the one such Special TNPSC Exam conducted in November 2009 , 2107 doctors (who had been initially appointed on temporary basis) have opted to continue in Government Service. The next such Exam is on 22/09/2013 and 2594 doctors are taking that exam

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Comments

  1. Please done include outside state students taken in all India quota.it will be difficult for the,.

  2. dr.bavithra says:

    Im in cumpulsary pg bond..got selectd in mrb..wat shal i do furthr to get inside mrb…plz clarify my dbt..

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