Training Guidelines

Registration with R & RC

Guidelines for registration with R & RC, CPSP (for FCPS-II and MCPS candidates)


Registration / Induction in the training will be twice in a year i.e. during January and July for FCPS & MCPS.


The training for all CPSP programs is on whole time basis. Trainees are not allowed to work in any other department for financial benefit or simultaneous academic qualification.


The Units of Medicine and Surgery having strength of three or more CPSP approved Supervisors are allowed to induct (4+4) eight trainees during each session i.e. January and July. Four will continue their trainings in medicine and surgery for four years. Remaining four will move over to specialty of their own choice after completion of two years training in Surgery and Medicine to become eligible for IMM examination.


Disciplines looking after only outdoor patients like Diagnostic Radiology, Dentistry etc each approved CPSP Supervisor is allowed to induct upto six trainees in each session.


In Obstetrics and Gynecology six postgraduate trainees per unit per session are allowed for the training in Fellowship.

In Subjects other than Obstetrics and Gynecology and those requiring indoor beds are allowed to induct upto four MCPS trainees.


All the post graduate candidates inducted for the training are stipendiary as per instruction by the Federal and Provincial governments. Candidates are advised not to accept honorary/ unpaid post as the period which is unpaid will not be registered with R & RC.


Regarding Change in Name :

The name of a candidate will remain same for FCPS/MCPS/IMM certificates as entered in the MBBS/ BDS degrees. Any request for the change in name will not be accepted in any case.


Leaves :

Fifteen Days leaves is admissible with approval of head of department during each six months. These leaves cannot be accumulated or carried forward and cannot be availed at one time.

Three months maternity leave can be availed once during entire training period. This period shall be completed afterwards to be eligible for the final examination.

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