If you're only an MBBS graduate you probably already know that you have to crack PGMEE by hook or by crook. But let us still talk about why you need to do this.

If you practice with only MBBS degree in a private hospital your career growth will be only around 5-10% a year and you'll never move up the hierarchy. As sad as it is but it's the truth. MBBS alone doesn't give you any exclusive value these days.

Read this article if you relate to these first few lines..

You got into MBBS with great difficulty and thought you would study hard and excel in medicine but during MBBS you somehow got carried away. You haven't been a topper during grad school and honestly speaking, you haven't been doing the kind of hard work that is needed, you study two months before exam or sometimes may be just one month and get enough marks to just pass.

But you do realize that you want to get through PG entrance and you know your current level of preparation will get you nowhere..

Sounds familiar? Then this article is for you.. Read on.


What is Philips Lumify?

Philips has unveiled a new ultrasound system that uses your own smart phone as the display and interface. Royal Philips in the November 2015 announced that Lumify, a smart device ultrasound solution, is available for purchase by the licensed healthcare providers or organizations in the U.S. The Philips Lumify looks just like a typical transducer, but it has a micro-USB plug on the far end.

About PLAB

The Professional and linguistics assessment board (PLAB) is a test conducted by the General Medical Council (GMC) of England for doctors who have qualified overseas and wish to practise medicine in the UK under limited registration. The test is conducted for the assessment of the ability of a candidate as a doctor, to work safely as a senior house officer (SHO) in a UK NHS hospital. PLAB is conducted in two parts. It is highly imperative for foreign medical graduates to clear PLAB in order to practise in UK. If a candidate passes the PLAB test but took multiple attempts to pass part 1 or part 2 of the test, this may be taken into consideration during the registration process.


IGNOU (Indira Gandhi National Open University) is a mega distance education university recognized by UGC as well as AICTE and to its credit awarded with common wealth of learning as well as listed in the 12th place in the categories of universities using the internet to serve the students.

The various distant education courses offered by IGNOU, India particularly for the doctors are discussed below.