Public Health Foundation of India’s Indian Institute of Public Health, Gandhinagar (Ahmedabad) with support from NIOH (National Institute of Occupational Health, Ahmedabad) & GMER’s Sola Medical College Proposes to offer this 3 month course to M.B.B.S. doctors.

Occupational and Industrial Health is an important branch of medicine that brings together expertise from medicine, engineering and several other disciplines. It combines clinical medicine and public health.

Doctors with occupational health background and training have risen to the highest levels in corporate world as well as PSUs and become medical directors of major companies. Occupational Health thus offers an exciting and rewarding career path along with clinical practice possibilities.


A 3 month full time course regulated by DGFASLI (Director General of Factory Advisory Services & Labour Institutes, Govt of India). As per Factories Act, this is a mandatory qualification for doctors working in hazardous industry. Other industries also prefer to hire AFIH qualified doctors.

This qualification is recognized for appointment as Factory Medical Officer all over India.

Eligibility for admission:

MBBS doctors with a minimum of two years’ experience after internship.

Candidates attached to factories / industries or with industrial experience would be given preference.

Expert faculty, adequate practical training, industry exposure and hands-on experience shall be the hallmark of this course.

The course shall commence on 1st Dec 2015. Interested candidates may apply in given form with details of qualifications and experience by speed post OR e-mail to Mr V V Panchdhane, Sr. Program Officer or , Mobile no: 09428826577

Course fees:

Rs 35000/- for industry / officially sponsored doctors; Concessional fee of Rs 25,000/- for self-financed candidates.

Hostel accommodation shall be arranged for outstation candidates on extra payment.

Venue of the course:

Venue of the course: Indian Institute of Public Health Gandhinagar, Sardar Patel Campus, Drive In Road, Thaltej, Ahmedabad 380054, Gujarat. Tel: 079 40240444