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Postby taxico » Mon, 07 Jan 2013 1:48 pm

yes, houseman = intern

singapore's changed from the british system to an american-style one in recent years. it's a mess.

you'll be offered a job if it's good enough.

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Postby keylimepie » Sat, 12 Jan 2013 7:29 am

got it.. we are still immersed in kg.m.trains.dandy stuff...

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Eligiblity to practice in Singapore

Postby Bishu » Tue, 19 Mar 2013 11:04 pm

@Babji - hi ,I'm a mbbs graduate from M.S.Ramaiah medical college , Bangalore, Karnataka, I do know the colleges recognised by SMC but just wanted to know wheather I stand any chance to practice over there as my university is recognised by SMC i.e Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Science , Bangalore, Karnataka ... Pleases reply sir ... Thnks a lot

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Re: Eligiblity to practice in Singapore

Postby ecureilx » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 9:06 am

Bishu wrote:@Babji - hi ,I'm a mbbs graduate from M.S.Ramaiah medical college , Bangalore, Karnataka, I do know the colleges recognised by SMC but just wanted to know wheather I stand any chance to practice over there as my university is recognised by SMC i.e Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Science , Bangalore, Karnataka ... Pleases reply sir ... Thnks a lot


question: practice = private practice or under a govt hospital ?

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Postby Bishu » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 11:23 am

I mean govt practice sir ...

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 12:18 pm

Bishu wrote:I mean govt practice sir ...


then you should start your process, at the hospitals that have openings .. they will do the SMC paperwork for you ..

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Postby Bishu » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 2:50 pm

@ecurelix-just one basic doubts ..will I be eligible to apply for jobs under govt norms as my medical school name don't appear amongst the indian medical schools recognised by SMC but the university which have awarded me the Mbbs Degree is recognised by SMC i.e Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science , Bangalore, Karnataka

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 3:02 pm

Therein lies your biggest hurdle. The odds are your school will never be accepted. There are a lot of universities in Indian that are recognized in Singapore (just an example - not specifically MD but most any degree) but a given university may only be recognized for a single degree program. e.g., the school is a full university with numerous fields of study, but only one degree, e.g., a B.Sc in Electronic Engineering would be recognized. All other degrees, even though from the same university, would NOT be recognized by Singapore.

Up to 8 years ago or so, there weren't any universities in India that had recognized medical doctor or dental degrees that were recognized. Now there are a few, but as noted, just because your university is recognized, it has to be recognized for its specific degree program. If your MD is not on the recognized list, I'm afraid, practicing as an MD will be out of the question without a lot of local courses here first to get you up to par (in Singapore's eyes).

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Postby ecureilx » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 3:12 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Up to 8 years ago or so, there weren't any universities in India that had recognized medical doctor or dental degrees that were recognized. Now there are a few, but as noted, just because your university is recognized, it has to be recognized for its specific degree program. If your MD is not on the recognized list, I'm afraid, practicing as an MD will be out of the question without a lot of local courses here first to get you up to par (in Singapore's eyes).


Beg to differ a wee bit SMS - for Govt Hospitals, SMC is issuing Temporary Registration, for few non-recognised university / degrees, albeit with the corresponding lower pay + close supervision ++ work load as an MO or more ..

The key is the hospital being satisfied that the candidate is worth their time to submit to SMC for Registration

And renewal is subject to the hospital being keen to do the requisite paperworks

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Postby Bishu » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 3:32 pm

@SMS- I totally understand your point but there is one correction I wanna make here .. As u said SMC only recognise a specific degree awarded by a particular university ... I would like to tell you The same university in question i.e Rajiv Gandhi University , Bangalore , Karnataka has awarded us the Mbbs degree ,the only matter of concerned is my college don't appear amongst the list of colleges issued by SMC ... The only college from Bangalore i.e recognised is St.Jones medical college, Rajiv Gandhi university .... So in this particular scenario do u hold any chance to practice in Singapore ??? Plz reply

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Postby Bishu » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 3:46 pm

@ecurelix - yep I read ur reply nd I understood the limitation nd conditions if one's degree / university is not recognised but my query is SMC definitely recognise MBBS degree awarded by Rajiv Gandhi University ,just that they don't recognise my College where I have done my MBBS... So in this status quo of mine do I have ny chance to be consider eligible for govt jobs in Singapore or not !!

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 20 Mar 2013 7:45 pm

Simple question only requires a simple answer. If the Rajiv University appears on the list, is their more than one medical degree issued by "Rajiv" or is one awarded by Rajiv and one by your college? If there are two medical schools under the Rajiv Umbrella, then you are screwed. If there is only the one and they say the Rajiv medical degree is okay, then you have a chance. Otherwise, all bets are off.

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Postby taxico » Sat, 23 Mar 2013 11:00 am

Bishu wrote:...do I have ny chance to be consider eligible for govt jobs in Singapore or not !!


roll the dice - just apply.

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Postby baron793 » Sun, 07 Apr 2013 5:12 pm

Hi,

My wife and I are considering working in Singapore. We have just completed our Postgraduation(MD/MS) in Medicine and ENT and our MBBS degrees are recognized by the SMC (graduated in 2007). I was wondering if someone could help me on a few issues:
1. what sort of post can we expect to get based on our qualifications?
2. I have seen a few ads on the internet from agencies that promise jobs. Is there any advantage to applying from them or is it better to apply directly to hospitals like SGH?
3. Are there prospects for further training or progress?

Thanks

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Postby ecureilx » Mon, 08 Apr 2013 9:33 am

baron793 wrote:1. what sort of post can we expect to get based on our qualifications?
2. I have seen a few ads on the internet from agencies that promise jobs. Is there any advantage to applying from them or is it better to apply directly to hospitals like SGH?
3. Are there prospects for further training or progress?

Thanks


I Cannot answer specifically 1 and 3, but, for 2, SGH and all do advertise via Jobstreet, if that's what you meant ..

If you meant placement agents, you can opt for them, but I am not sure how that helps, when, after all, the hospital and SMC are the deciders. And many of the people I know got in directly, none via agencies .. the exception would be MOHH and if you manage to catch them in one of their many roadshows ..

Where are you based now ?

From what I know, Govt Hospitals do still need doctors ..


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