Karnataka Compulsory Service
Training by Candidates Completed Medical Courses (Counseling, Allotment and
Certification) Rules, 2015. [Notification No. HFW 249 HSH 2015 dated 24.7.2015
1. Title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Karnataka Compulsory Service Training by Candidates Completed Medical Courses (Counseling, Allotment and Certification)) Rules, 2015.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Definitions.- (1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) 'Act' means the Karnataka Compulsory Service Training by Candidates Completed Medical Courses, Act, 2012 (Karnataka Act 26 of 2015);
(b) 'Commissioner' means the Commissioner, Health and Family Welfare Services, Karnataka;
(c) 'Completion Certificate' means the certificate of successful completion of Compulsory Service Training issued by the competent Authority;
(d) 'Competent Authority' means the authority appointed as such under rule 4;
(e) 'Dean or Director' means Head of the Medical Educational Institutions;
(f) 'DHO' means District Health and Family Welfare Officer of a District appointed by the Health and Family Welfare Department;
(g) 'Junior Resident Trainee' means Junior Resident Trainee who has, after successful completion of MBBS Degree and after completion of one year internship undergoes one year compulsory rural training in Government Primary Health Centers or Government Hospitals in rural areas;
(h) 'Nodal University' means the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bengaluru;
(i) 'Process of Counseling' means the process of giving opportunity to Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee, to opt a place in Government Hospital or Institution on the basis of merit;
(j) 'Reporting officer' means in respect of,-
- Junior Resident Trainee - Taluk Health Officer
- Senior Resident Trainee - District Health Officer or Dean or Director
- Super Specialist Trainee - Dean or Director or Medical Superintendent;
(k) "Section" means section of the Act;
(l) 'Service Training' means the service training to be undergone by Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee to become eligible for award of MBBS Degree or Post-graduate Degree or Diploma or on successful completion of Super-Specialty Courses, as the case may be;
(m) 'Senior Resident Trainee' means Senior Resident Trainee other than the candidate who has undergone compulsory service training under sub-section (1) of Section 3 of the Act, who has successfully completed Post-graduate degree or diploma, and undergoes one year compulsory service training in Government Hospital or Medical Colleges or Institutions in urban areas.
Provided that the Senior Resident Trainee allotted to Hospital attached to Medical Educational Institution shall be called as Senior resident Trainee or Lecturer;
(n) 'Super Specialist Trainee' means Super Specialist Trainee other than the candidate who has undergone one year Compulsory Service Training under Sub-Section (1) of Section 3 and Sub-Section (1) of Section 4 of the Act and who has undergo one year Compulsory Service Training and shall also called as Super Special Trainee or Resident;
(o) 'Taluk Health Officer' means Taluk Health Officer of the concerned Taluk; and
(p) "Vacancy" means the place in Government Hospital where the Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee shall undergo compulsory service training under these rules.
(2) Other words and expressions used in these rules but not defined shall have the same meaning assigned to them in the Act.
3. Constitution of Enforcement Committee:- (1) There shall be a enforcement committee consisting of,-
(a) The Principal Secretary to Government, Health and Family Welfare Department. - Chairperson
(b) The Principal Secretary to Government, Medical Education Department - Co-Chairperson
(c) Registrar (Evaluation), Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences. - Member
(d) The Director, Health and Family Welfare Services. - Member
(e) The Director of Medical Education - Member
(f) The Commissioner, Health and Family Welfare Services. - Member Secretary
(2) The Enforcement Committee shall periodically review the activities related to enforcement of the provision for compulsory service training by the candidates covered under the Act and these rules and issue directions required, if any, to the Competent Authority as and when required under the Act.
4. Competent Authority.- The Commissioner, Health and Family Welfare Services shall be the competent Authority to conduct the process of counseling and do posting of candidates for compulsory service Training and to issue certificates on successful completion of compulsory service training by the Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee in a manner prescribed under these rules.
5. Process of counseling.- (1) For the purpose of posting of candidates for Compulsory Service Training the Nodal University shall, obtain the list of candidates to be considered for training from all the Universities including Private Universities or deemed Universities. It shall be duty of all Universities to send, as soon as results is announced list of candidates to be undergone compulsory service training to the Nodal University. The Nodal University shall prepare separate merit list of the candidates each pertaining to MBBS degree, PG Diploma or Degree or Super specialty course and send it to the competent Authority.
(2) The competent Authority on receipt of merit lists of candidates publish it on the notice Board and also on the website of the Department.
(3) The competent Authority shall also prepare a separate list vacancies available for posting of MBBS graduates in rural areas, PG Degree or Diploma graduates and super specialty graduates in urban areas for compulsory service training and shall also display the same on the website of the Department.
(4) The candidates shall be provided opportunity to opt the place of training through process of counseling.
6. Preparation of Priority List: While doing the counseling based on the merit, priority shall be given in following cases, namely,-
- Trainee applicant or his spouse or children are suffering from serious and terminal ailments for which medical treatments are not available at his place of posting;
- Cases of physically challenged with more than 40% of disability as certified by District Medical Board;
- Cases of Widow's;
- Cases of Husband and wife who are Government servant and whose cases are to be considered as per provisions of transfer guidelines issued by the State Government; and
- General cases.
7. Procedure to be followed in allotting Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee through computerized counseling:
(1) Compulsory Service Training shall be done through computerized counseling.
(2) The competent Authority shall intimate the candidates the time, date and place to appear for the counseling.
(3) The posting of candidates through counseling shall be made on the basis of the merit list published by the competent Authority.
(4) On the date of counseling the competent Authority shall allot the vacancy where the Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee shall undergo Training.
(5) In case of a candidate either fails to appear for counseling or fails to make selection of a place at the time of counseling, the Competent Authority shall suo-moto allot a vacancy at the end of the counseling.
8. Candidates who have allotted vacancy: (1) After getting the posting order every service Trainee have to report to the concerned Reporting officer concerned.
(2) On reporting of the candidates who are allotted, the Reporting Officer shall direct the candidate to work in their place of posting within seven days.
9. Conditions of Compulsory Service Training.-(1) The Reporting officer shall, on report of duty by Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist issue an order called Training activities order containing the minimum working hours; and nature of work on training to be performed by the Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee during the service training and for its successful completion.
(2) Based on Training activities order issued by the reporting officer, he shall ensure and review the attendance and the work carried out by the Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee every quarter of the year.
(3) The reporting officer shall be responsible for,-
- drawing and disbursement of stipend to the trainees;
- sanction of leave to the trainees;
- giving Attendance Certificate to the trainees; and
- to relive after completion of training.
(3) Based on the quarterly reports and the recommendation of the reporting officer. The competent Authority shall issue the certificate of completion of Service Training to the Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee.
(4) The reporting officer shall ensure that the Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee shall not be absent himself without prior permission or shall leave the place of training without prior permission and that Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee to perform as per the Training activities order required and it shall be the duty of the reporting officer to ensure that at no point of time the health facility is deprived of the services of Service Trainee.
(5) The Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee shall work under the overall control and supervision of reporting officer of the Government Hospital where they have been allotted and providing health care services to the people and in implementation of National and State Health Schemes and Programmes and its outreach so as to gain knowledge and exposure of the health services in Government Hospitals. He shall monitor and supervise delivery of health services at the gross route level. The Junior Resident Trainees shall be deputed to sub-centers to review routine immunization activities, socio mobilization events and the deliberations of village health sanitation and nutrition conditions. The Junior Resident Trainees shall not conduct autopsy or any other medico-legal cases, although he shall assist the concerned Medical Officer in conducting medico-legal cases so as to gain first hand exposure and training.
(6) The Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee shall stay in the places where they have been posted.
(7) The Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee shall be entitled to have one casual leave after completion of one month and 10 days medical leave in a year. Other than this, any other absence shall be treated as period of absence, which would need to be completed as part of compulsory service training in order to be entitled to for getting certificate of having undergone compulsory service training in a year.
(8) Trainees shall be eligible for the Travelling Allowance and Daily Allowance as admissible in respect of other Government Servants, other than the gross stipend, no other extra allowance shall be provided.
(9) The Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist allotted to Government Medical College Hospitals or Institutions in urban areas shall work under the overall control and supervision of the concerned Reporting Officer who shall assign the work to them by Training Activities order.
10. Relieving of contract AYUSH Doctors: AYUSH doctors working against MBBS doctor shall be relieved by the concern heads of Government Hospitals or Institutions immediately, but not later than seven days after reporting of trainee doctors who are posted.
11. Relieving from duty: Reporting Officer shall ensure that the candidate who successfully completed one year service training are relieved from the duty and issue them attendance certificate to that effect.
12. Issue of Completion Certificate: After completion of compulsory service training the candidates who has obtained successful completion attendance certificate from the concerned Reporting officer shall be submit to the same to the Competent Authority for issue of completion certificate. The candidates who obtain completion certificate may produce before the University concerned to obtain degree or diploma certificate.
15. Responsibility of the Officers: The Competent Authority and Reporting Officer concerned shall ensure that the above rules are scrupulously followed while appointing Junior Resident Trainee or Senior Resident Trainee or Super Specialist Trainee. If the Competent Authority makes or Reporting Officer or any Government servant makes an order of appointment in contravention of the provisions of these rules such Competent Authority or Reporting Officer or the Government servant as the case may be, shall be liable for disciplinary action as per the provisions of the Karnataka Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1957.
By order and in the name of Governor of Karnataka
Under Secretary to Government,
Health and Family Welfare Department. (Services)