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Basic course in Biomedical Research- Cycle 4

National Institute of Epidemiology and NPTEL via Swayam


In order to improve the research skills of Indian medical postgraduate (PG) students and teachers in medical institutions, the National Medical Commission (NMC, erstwhile Medical Council of India) has mandated a uniform research methodology course. This online course, “Basic Course in Biomedical Research”, is offered by ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology (ICMR-NIE), Chennai ( course will explain the fundamental concepts of research methodology in health. Course materials include video lectures reading/resource materials, example accompaniments, workbooks, lecture handouts and frequently asked questions (based on participant queries from previous cycle). Certification will be done based on lecture wise assignments and a final proctored exam.INTENDED AUDIENCE:Mandatory course for• Medical postgraduates (MD, MS) [academic year 2019-20 onwards] &• Teachers in medical institutions affiliated to NMCTECHNICAL SUPPORT:Indian Council of Medical Research, New Delhi and ICMR-National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai

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