Retirement age of faculty doctors from 65 to 70 years

Retirement age of faculty doctors from 65 to 70 years

The below written answer was submitted by the Minister of Health and Family Welfare Shri.Ghulam Nabi Azad in Lok Sabha on 7th September, 2012…

Whether decision taken by the Government to increase the retirement age of faculty doctors from 65 years to 70 years has been implemented..?

The Government have not taken any decision to increase the retirement age of faculty doctors from 65 years to 70 years.

However the Medical Council of India, with the previous approval of the Central Government, has amended the “Minimum Qualifications for Teachers in Medical Institutions (Amendment) Regulations, 2010” wherein the maximum age limit up to which a person can be appointed or granted extension or re-employed in service against the posts of Teachers or Dean or Principal or Director, in any Medical College or Teaching Institution for imparting Graduate and Post-Graduate medical education, has been increased to 70 years, allowing an authority making recruitment rules /appointment to such posts in Medical College or Teaching Institution to make recruitment rules/appointment accordingly.