Exam Detail

TMC SSETTata Memorial Centre Super Specialty Entrance Test

  • Test Level-: State Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:2 Hours
  • Stream-: Medical
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Select Mode
  • Total Questions-: 100

Eligibility

  • For M.Ch. (Surgical Oncology)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree (MS or equivalent) in General Surgery Or Orthopedics.
  • For DM (Medical Oncology)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree (MD or equivalent) in General Medicine or Radiotherapy
  • For M.Ch. (Gynaecological Oncology)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree (MS/MD or equivalent) in Gynecological Surgery.
  • For DM (Critical Care Medicine)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree (MD or equivalent) in Anesthesia, General Medicine or Respiratory /Pulmonary Medicine or Emergency Medicine
  • For DM (Paediatric Oncology)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree (MD or equivalent) in Paediatric Medicine.
  • For DM (Medical Gastroenterology)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree (MD or equivalent) in Medicine.
  • For M.Ch (Head & Neck Surgery)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree (MS or equivalent) in General Surgery, ENT & M.Ch Neuro Surgery.
  • For M.Ch (Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery)

    • Possess a MCI recognized postgraduate degree in MS General Surgery or equivalent.
  • Those who are currently registered for DM / M.Ch courses anywhere in India are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have appeared for MD/MS/DNB exam this year are eligible to apply. They will be provisionally allowed to appear for CET. If selected for interview, candidates are required to furnish the MD/MS/DNB (Theory & Practical Both) passing certificate at the time of Interview (VIVA).
  • Age limit:

    • Not more than 40 years on the day of CET for General and 45 years for Sponsored candidates.
  • Sponsored candidates: Candidates eligible for sponsored seats are required to 

    • Apply online and forward an advance application directly, with all relevant documents attached, before the last date, 31st May 2016.
    • Apply through proper channels with a sponsorship letter signed by the competent authority, to reach the office of the Director (Academics), Tata Memorial Centre at 13th Flr, Homi Bhabha Block Building, Tata Memorial Hospital, Parel, Mumbai – 400 012 on or before  06th June 2016.
    • Submit salary certificate and details of leave at the time of P.G. Training (e.g. Deputation Leave with Pay or Unpaid Leave, Study Leave, EOL, Special Leave etc.) while submitting the application
    • Sponsored candidates who do not have an application signed by competent authority will NOT be considered for the viva voice.  

Exam Pattern

  • There will be one MCQ type of paper with 100 questions to be completed in 120 minutes for each specialty.
  • Each correct answer will fetch 4 marks and each wrong answer will result in one minus mark. (Negative mark).
    • ​Only candidates securing a minimum of 50% in the written exam will be eligible to be called for the interview. This is applicable to both General and Sponsored categories
    • ​Separate merit list will be prepared for general and sponsored category.
    • ​A fixed number of candidates (not exceeding 3 times the number of seats) will be called for interview (VIVA Voce) from those who have scored 50% and above.
    • ​The number of sponsored seats in M.Ch Surgical Oncology, M.Ch Head & Neck Surgery and DM Medical Oncology will NOT exceed 25% of the total number of seats sanctioned in these three subjects.
  • The final merit list will be prepared for each category by adding the 400 marks (MCQ) and 100 marks (Viva Examination) to a maximum of 500 marks.
  • For Surgical Oncology MCQ test, questions will be from both Non- oncology related topics (General Surgery, Orthopedics) and Surgical Oncology topics. Questions on recent advances in Surgical Oncology as found in the publications in high impact journals will be included. Questions on basic sciences as related to Clinical Oncology will also be included.
  • For Medical Oncology MCQ test, questions will be from General Medicine, Hematology and related topics and various Medical Oncology topics. Questions on recent advances in Medical Oncology as found in the publications in high impact journals will be included. Questions on basic sciences as related to Medical Oncology will also be included.
  • For Gynecological Oncology MCQ test, questions will be from General Gynecology as well as Oncology related topics from Gynecology. Questions on recent advances in Gynecological Oncology as found in the publications in high impact journals will be included. Questions on basic sciences as related to clinical Gynecological Oncology will also be included.
  • For DM Critical Care Medicine MCQ test, questions will be from General Medicine, Anesthesiology, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Emergency Medicine Questions on recent advances from high impact General Medicine and Critical Care journals will be included. Questions on basic sciences as related to Critical Care will also be included
  • For DM Medical Gastroenterology the MCQ test will have questions from General Medicine, Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Questions on recent advances in General Medicine and Gastroenterology from high impact journals will be included. Questions on basic sciences as related to Gastroenterology will also be included.
  • For DM Paediatric Oncology MCQ test, questions will be from General Paediatric Medicine, and various Paediatric Oncology topics. Questions on recent advances from high impact Paediatrics & Oncology journals will be included. Questions on basic sciences as related to General Paediatrics will also be included.
  • For M.Ch Head & Neck Surgery, the MCQ test will have questions from General Surgery, General ENT and Head and Neck Oncology related topics. Questions on recent advances from high impact General Surgery and Head and Neck Oncology journals will be included. Questions on basic sciences as related to General Surgery will also be included
  • For M.Ch Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery the MCQ test will have questions from General Surgery and basics of plastic surgery
  • The 100 MCQ will also include clinical case and problem solving questions

Application forms are available at  https://tmc.gov.in/

Submission Application Form

  • Interested candidates fulfilling minimal eligibility criteria should complete the application form online as per instructions (For instructions, please see help desk). Candidates are advised to save the completed application and print the document on one side of the paper only.
  • The completed application should be signed and sent by speed post to the office of the Director – Academics, TMC on or before 2ND JUNE 2016. Copies of all relevant certificates and documents should be attached. The envelope containing the application should be marked “APPLICATION FOR DM/M.CH SUPER SPECIALTY COURSE 2016”.
  • Applications sent by Fax, E-Mail, Photocopies in OLD FORMAT or any other form will NOT be entertained.
  • Duly completed application form should be submitted along with online payment receipt (Payment of Fees using Debit / Credit Card Number) of Rs. 5000/- (Rupees five thousand only – for each subject) which is NOT refundable.
  • Incomplete applications will be rejected and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. Applications received after the last date will be rejected, and no grounds for delay including postal delay will be entertained.
  • Online submission ALONE will NOT be considered. The hard copy of the application should reach Tata Memorial Centre by                    2nd  June  2016 as per clause 
  • All passport size photographs must be recent (less than 6 months old) self-attested, identical, snapped with front profile, showing full head, face, shoulder and with both ears and taken without wearing any Cap/Hat/Sun glasses. Polaroid photos are not accepted.
  • Only candidates with original admit card along with valid identity proof will be allowed to enter the CET examination hall.

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