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RCC Thiruvananthapuram Post-MSc Diploma in Radiological Physics Admission 2016


Admission to Post-M.Sc. Diploma in Radiological Physics (DipR.P) Course 2016-17

Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for admission to Post M.Sc. Diploma in Radiological Physics (Dip. RP) Course for the academic year 2016-17

About the RCC Thiruvananthapuram

Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram (RCC), now in its 35th year of service to the nation is an autonomous institution sponsored jointly by the Govt. of Kerala and the Govt. of India

This PG Diploma will enable the successful candidate to perform Medical Physics related tasks, a few of which are mentioned below:

Radiological safety of patients and staff

Site Plan preparation and obtaining permission from AERB for setting up diagnostic radiology, radiotherapy and nuclear medicine installations

Commissioning of radiotherapy installations

Periodic Quality Assurance of Radiotherapy and diagnostic radiology equipment

Treatment Planning in Radiotherapy

Radiation Safety in Radio iodine therapy

Duration of the Course

Two years – including one year mandatory internship in RCC in Radiodiagnosis, Radiotherapy and Nuclear Medicine

The date of commencement of the course will be 26th December 2016 or as certified by the Director, RCC. Students will be provided a stipend of Rs.6000/- per month during the one year of internship

Award of the Certificate

Post M.Sc. Diploma in Radiological Physics (Dip RP) will be awarded to the successful candidates by the Kerala University of Health Sciences (KUHS) only after successful completion of the course as detailed above

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants should satisfy the following conditions:

Nativity: Should be an Indian Citizen

Basic Academic Qualifications: A pass in Full time M.Sc. Physics conducted by any of the UGC approved Universities in India with 60% marks in aggregate of the subjects. In case of Grade System, grade to percentage of marks conversion scheme obtained from University should be submitted along with the application

Note: Candidates who have appeared or are appearing for the M.Sc. Physics Examination may apply but the provisional/ PG Degree certificate should be produced at the time of admission if selected, failing which admission will not be granted

Age Limit

Age as on 01st January 2016

General – 26 years

OBC – 29 years

SC/ST – 31 years

For Physically challenged candidates, there is a relaxation of age by 10 years; only candidates with physical disabilities limited to the lower extremities, are able to stand and move and are physically able to carry out the course requirements will be considered

Number of Seats: 04 (Four) Per Year

Admission will be made on the basis of an entrance test with objective type questions of 2 hours duration followed by an interview; the entrance exam shall have multiple choice type questions for a total of 100 marks and they would cover subjects as detailed below:
i. M.Sc. Level Physics – 60 marks
ii. B.Sc. Subsidiary level Mathematics – 20 marks

iii. B.Sc. Subsidiary level Chemistry – 10 marks

iv. Basic Human Physiology and Anatomy – 10 marks
v. Interview – 20 marks
Entrance test will be conducted only if the number of eligible candidates is equal to or more than four times (16) the number of seats; otherwise selection will be made based on marks scored in qualifying exam (M.Sc.) and Interview

Fees Details

Application Fees: Rs.300/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ST Candidates)

Administrative Charges Fee: Rs.3000/- (non-refundable)

Tuition Fees: Rs 120000/-

Caution Deposit Fee: Rs 50000/- (refundable without interest after Internship)

University Fees: As fixed by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur

Exam Fees: As fixed by Kerala University of Health Sciences, Thrissur

How to Apply for RCC Thiruvananthapuram Post-MSc Diploma 2016

Candidates seeking admission to the course should do online registration and complete the application form provided in the website

The Prospectus and Annexure can be downloaded from the website

Step wise Procedure for Online Submission: The candidate has to visit where he/she can find the link ‘Application for Post-M.Sc. Dip RP 2016-17’ for submitting his/her application

Step 1: The candidate will be directed to another page where he/she should click the link ‘Apply Online’. Fill in the required details; click ‘save button’. Verify all details entered and click ‘submit button’ for final submission

A ‘Confirmation Page’ will be displayed with a unique application number; note down the application number and password; this is required for completing the application process and for future reference

Step 2: Candidate Login. Candidate login is required to complete the rest of the steps of online application. For login enter the Application Number and password

Step 3: Upload Photograph Once you are successfully logged in you will be directed to upload the photograph

Photograph: The candidate has to upload his/her passport size photo in jpg format not more than 50 kb of size by clicking on the browse button provided. The photograph should not have Cap or Goggles. Spectacles are allowed if being used regularly. Polaroid and Computer/Mobile Phone generated photos are not acceptable

The completed and signed application form with all the necessary enclosures should be sent to ‘The Director, Regional Cancer Centre, Medical College Campus, Thiruvananthapuram-695011’ by Registered/Speed Post only and should reach the Director, RCC, latest by 04.30 pm on 15th November 2016

Important Dates

Last Date for Completing Online Application: 10th November 2016

Last Date for Receiving Postal Application: 15th November 2016

Downloading Admit Cards …/……/ 2016*

MCQ Entrance Examination …/……/ 2016*

Challenging questions …/……/ 2016*

Result of Entrance Exam…/……/ 2016*

Interview……/……/ 2016*

Date of Final Result …/……/ 2016*

Date of Commencement of Course 26th December 2016

Date will be Published on 17th November 2016 (on website

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