General Medicine

After completion of one year general science course, students of PCL General Medicine are guided by department of General Medicine. Department of General Medicine carries out teaching learning activities for the subjects Medicine -1, Surgery -1, Clinical Pathology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Environmental Health, Health Education, PHC/Family Health, Epidemiology and Communicable Disease, and Basic Medical Procedure/First Aid, Health Management, Pediatrics with neonatology, Dermatology, ENT, Psychiatry, Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Comprehensive Community Field Practice, Comprehensive Clinical Field Practice. The course is designated to prepare health personnel to work in periphery of the district with adequate knowledge, positive attitude and handful skills of community medicine as well as clinical medicine. Course is more community medicine oriented.

Department of General Medicine has 19 teaching faculty, three classrooms, BMP, Medicine, Surgery, Community Medicine, Clinical Practical laboratories. They also use laboratory of DPh and CMLT for related pathology and pharmacy practical. Theory and intensive practical classes are carried out in the school to make students able to deal with public and patients in hospital and community setting. Eight weeks in second year and 4 month in third year, students are sent for clinical practicum in different hospitals. For community medicine exposure they are sent to different community via schools for 2 weeks in second year and different community via PHC/HP for 2 months in third year. Students of third year are also actively engaged in community services, like medical and health awareness camps, Micro Health project addressing community needs those can be solved by resources students can pool.

Programme Regulation

Eligibility

SEE with GPA at least 2.0 and grade C in English, Math and Science. OR

School Leaving Certificate (SLC) or Equivalent Certificate with English, Science and Math  OR

SEE or SLC or equivlent degree and TSLC with 66.67 percent from CTEVT or 68.33 percent from TU are eligible to apply.Admission is based on merit list of entrance examination conducted by CTEVT

Attendance

It is beneficial to a student to be attending 100% in all subjects. However, under unavoidable conditions the students must have not less than 80% attendance in the theory classes and 90% attendance in practical classes to be eligible for the internal and external examinations.

If a student lacks the stipulated attendance, he/she must repeat to make up the attendance in that subject, especially in the particular lesson, before he/she is permitted to take the internal or external examination.

Discipline

  1. Intoxication, insubordination or rudeness to peers will result in immediate suspension.
  2. Dishonesty in academic or practice activities will result in immediate suspension.
  3. Illicit drug use, bearing arms on campus, threats or assaults to peers, faculty or staff will result in immediate suspension.

Evaluation Scheme

  1. In all thoritical and practical courses of second and third year, the students must achieve at 40% minimum in theory, and 50% minimum in practical before proceeding to the next level of instruction.
  2. In Comprehensive Clinical and Comprehensive Community Filed Practice, students must achieve of minimum 60% marks to pass.
  3. A minimum of three internal examinations will be given for each course. In order to sit for the external exam in any course, a student must achieve (in aggregate) a passing mark for the internal examinations.
  4. A student must pass the external examination independently of the internal examination mark (the internal mark and external mark will not be averaged together to give a passing mark).
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