How can I become a Licenced Doctor in Gujarat


The Gujarat Medical Council is a statutory body constituted in September 1998, under the provisions of the Gujarat Medical Council Act, 1967 (Gujarat ACT NO. 10 OF 1968). Gujarat Medical Council  is vested with powers, duties and function of regulating the practice of Modern Scientific System of Medicine, including the registration and licencing of doctors graduating or practicing in the state of Gujarat.

Practitioners must register online and signup on the GMC website to avail the services online – Link is here


Practitioners registered on GMC portal can then apply for different services and upload relevant documents as mentioned in the portal. After paying the requisite fees, candidates will have to choose dates for appointment and appear at the GMC Council Head Office with original documents mentioned online and photocopies (Supporting documents vary based on the applications and services required). The candidate will receive the original or certificated via registered post within 25-30 days after physical verification.

GMC Offers the following services – information for which are available in the link attached.

  1. Provisional Registration
  2. Permanent Registration – Local and for those with degrees outside Gujarat
  3. Additional Degree Registration
  4. No Objection Certificate/Good Standing certificate
  5. Change Request – Name and Address
  6. Duplicate Copy of Registration
  7. Permanent Registration – College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai (CPS)
  8. Provisional Registration – College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai (CPS)
  9. MCI Good Standing Certificate

The fee details for processing the certificate are mentioned in the sub-heading above. More about the registration process and signing up can be found here

Continuous Medical Education

Gujarat Medical Council offers Credit Points to the registered Medical Practitioners. A Physician should participate in professional meetings as part of Continuing Medical Education Programs and should earn 30 hours per year or 150 Credit Points for every 5 years.

For each CME/State/National/International Conference/ Workshop will be awarded minimum Credit Points as per the schedule of the conference.

Two hours CME : 1 Credit Points
Half day CME : 2 Credit Points
One day conference : 4 Credit Points
Two day conference : 8 Credit Points
Three day conference : 12 Credit Points

Doctors will need to send certificate of attendance to the GMC while claiming Credit Points.

More about credit points and the number of points for undertaking different activities can be found here.



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