Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Masters Program in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) 2015 admission notification

MMST 2015 EXAMINATION WILL BE HELD ONLY AT KOLKATA ON 25TH APRIL 2015 (SATURDAY) 10:00 AM TO 12:00 NOON.

The School of Medical Science & Technology


The spectacular advancements in the realm of medical science and technology that our globe has witnessed in the recent decades have been largely possible because of a marriage between medicine & technology. Our mission is to provide a platform of interdisciplinary teaching and research in the field of medical science and technology, which can lead to a better integrated healthcare delivery system in India. To meet the challenges posed by medicine in the 21st century, the country needs a new breed of medical professionals who can work towards the fusion of medical science with technology and can bridge the two disciplines.

Our vision is to have a medical academic institute with a multi-specialty research centre at its core, with the motto of education and collaboration for biomedical research and development, alongside treatment and healthcare delivery.

School of Medical Science and Technology (SMST), Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur offers a 3 years post graduate program - Masters in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) for MBBS graduates. This programme imparts Science and engineering skills to medical professionals and train them for the state-of-the-art medical research in frontier areas of Medical Imaging, Molecular Imaging and Image Analysis, Biomaterials and Implants, Biophysics, Medical Statistics, Telemedicine, Biomedical Instrumentation, Early Detection of Cancer, Immuno-technology, reproductive Biology, Recombinant DNA Technology, Biomedical Simulation, Wound research Preventive & Promotive Healthcare system and so on. After the completion of this course the medical professionals become well equipped to fill the void that separates the medical sciences from advanced technology. 

Apart from the existing 3 years interdisciplinary Masters Program in Medical Science and Technology (MMST) for medical doctors and MS and PhD programs in Medical Science and Technology, the school has introduced an M.Tech program in Medical Imaging and Informatics (2 years) from 2007.

Application Procedure

MMST 2015 application is to be submitted only by an ONLINE process (internet based) by accessing the website http://gate.iitkgp.ac.in/mmst from 30th January 2015 till 28th February 2015. The candidate should first pay the Application Fee by obtaining a Demand Draft drawn in favour of IIT Kharagpur on any nationalised bank payable at Kharagpur, West Bengal. The draft details are required while filling up the ONLINE application form. After successful submission of data, the printed form, with candidate's signature and the original Demand Draft along with necessary enclosures (self-attested) must be sent by speed post so as to reach by 10th March 2015 to Chairman, GATE/JAM 2015, GATE/JAM Office, IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721302.

Following additional documents should be mailed along with the printed Application Form:

1.    Attested copy of OBC (Non-creamy)/SC/ST/PwD certificate (if applicable)
2.   Attested copies of MBBS Degree (recognized by MCI) with mark sheet of all years as a proof of obtaining a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate.
3.    In case if Mathematics is not listed as one of the subjects for the degree obtained, attested copy of proof of having passed Mathematics at +2 level (even as an additional subject).


Application Fees
Rs. 1500/- for General Category Male candidates and Rs. 750/- for Female or SC/ST/PwD candidates.
Admit Card
Admit Card is issued only to eligible candidates who submit the application form completed in all respects before the closing date. Admit card will be available online starting from 1st April 2015. In case if any candidate could not download the application, they may contact the help desk.

Admission Test
The admission test is of objective type to identify the aptitude of the candidates for a program like MMST. The test is of two hours duration and held between 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon on Saturday, 25th April 2015 at Kolkata. Candidate needs to answer 120 questions out of which 75 questions are assigned to the typical MBBS syllabi. The remaining questions are equally distributed to cover the syllabi of +2 level Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics. Each correct answer carries one mark and each wrong answer carries 0.25 negative mark.
Counselling
On the basis of performance in the written test a list of qualified candidates will be prepared and these candidates are called for counselling at IIT Kharagpur on 15th June 2015 before final selection is made for admission. The selected candidates need to bring their certificates / mark sheets during counselling.

Important Dates

Commencement of Online Application Form submission :
30th January 2015 (Friday)
Website closure for submission of Online Application Form :
28th February 2015 (Saturday)
Last date for receipt of completed Application Form at GATE office by post
10th March 2015 (Tuesday)
Admit Card uploading on the website
1st April 2015 (Wednesday)
Date of Examination
25thApril 2015 (Saturday)
Announcement of Results
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Date of Counselling
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Releasing first list of candidates to whom admission will be offered
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Last date for accepting by the candidates
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Releasing final list of candidates to whom admission will be offered
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