The age range for the app has been set at 17-35. The minimum education requirement is to have passed Class 12 exams with a score of at least 45%.
Candidates can apply through the official website – “dgmhup.gov.in”. Applicants can pay the fee of Rs. 200 (belonging to the General category), via card or net banking options. The fee for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and OBC applicants is Rs. 100. The deadline for submitting applications is July 10.
The selection criterion is based solely on merit, taking into account high school and intermediate grades.
India’s acute shortage of healthcare workers is a cause for concern, with a 2018 study observing that there are only 11 or 12 skilled healthcare workers per 10,000 people – well below the government’s recommendation. WHO of 44.5.
The list of centers and places is available on the DGMH website.
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