At the end of the postgraduate training in the discipline concerned, the student shall be able to;
- Recognize the importance of the concerned specialty in the context of the health needs of the community and the national priorities in health.
- Practice the specialty concerned ethically and in step with the principles of primary healthcare.
- Demonstrate sufficient understanding of the basic sciences relevant to the concerned specialty.
- Identify social, economic, environmental, biological, and emotional determinants of health in a given case, and take them into account while planning therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventive strategies.
- Diagnose and manage the majority of the conditions in the specialty concerned on the basis of clinical assessment, and appropriately selected and conducted investigations.
- Plan and advice measures for the prevention and rehabilitation of patients suffering from disease and disability related to the specialty.
- Demonstrate skills in the documentation of individual case details as well as morbidity and mortality rate relevant to the assigned situation.
- Demonstrate empathy and a humane approach towards patients and their families and exhibit interpersonal behavior in accordance with societal norms and expectations.
- Play the assigned role in the implementation of national health programmes, effectively and responsibly.
- Organize and supervise the chosen/ assigned health care services, demonstrating adequate managerial skills in the clinic/hospital or the field situation.
- Develop skills as a self-directed learner, recognize continuing education needs; select and use appropriate learning resources.
- Demonstrate competence in basic concepts of research methodology and epidemiology, and be able to critically analyze relevant published research literature.
- Develop skills in using educational methods and techniques as applicable to the teaching of medical/nursing students, general physicians, and paramedical health workers.
- Function as an effective leader of a health team engaged in health care, research, or training to provide promotive, preventive, curative, and rehabilitative services under the umbrella of the National Health Mission.