Through a recent gazette notification, the Medical Council of India Board of Governors (MCI BOG) has amended the Teacher Eligibility qualifications (TEQ) Rules, to incorporate the new definition of Senior Resident.
The gazette amends the definition of Senior resident so as to include Diploma Candidates as well as to increase the upper age limit of senior residents from earlier 40 years to 45 years.
The gazette reads as follows:
"Senior Resident is one who is doing his/her residency in the concerned post graduate subject after obtaining PG degree/Diploma (MD/MS/DNB/Dip.) and is below 45 years of age."
Read the official gazette released by MCI in the PDF attached below.
Source: MCI Gazette