Institute Accreditation

Guideline for Institute Accreditation

  • Responsibility of Accreditation Secretary:
    • Accreditation Secretary will be over all responsible for the process of accreditation including reaccreditation. It will be his/her duty to present the report to EC for final decision.
  • How to apply:-
    • The institution will apply on a preformed Performa available on ISCCM web site to the ISCCM secretariat.
    • Each application has to be accompanied with inspection fees decided from time to time by EC of the society/College.
  • Duration of completion of Process of accreditation
    • The whole process preferably should be completed within a quarter (3 months) from the date of receipt of the application.
  • Eligibility Criteria for accreditation for IDCCM Institutions: 2017
    • Institutions interested in starting IDCCM can apply only if they have been functioning for at least 2 years and have teachers with adequate experience to be eligible to be considered for the same as per ISCCM eligibility criteria on their rolls.
    • Institute should have at least 12 ICU beds with six mechanical ventilators as basic criteria. Institute should be a 100 bed hospital.
    • Two teachers to be formally accredited in an Institute for undertaking IDCCM training.
    • The institutes applying for the IDCCM must have in addition to approved teachers, a functional unit in critical care as below:
      (i) Senior consultant : 1 with at least 8 year experience in the speciality
      (ii) Junior consultant : 1 with at least 5 year experience in the speciality
      (iii) Senior Resident : 1 (As per essential qualifications)
      One Senior consultant & 2 Senior Residents with PG qualifications
    • The institute applying for the accreditation must give an undertaking in addition to teacher that (a) in case a teacher leaves the institute they will continue to provide training to the trainee & (b) all facilities in the institute will be provided to the trainee during his period of training in the institute.
    • Institutions should apply for accreditation along with teacher’s accreditation. Both Teachers & Institute Form will be scrutinize simultaneously for accreditation purpose.
    • Institutions that do not enroll candidates for two consecutive years will automatically lose accreditation and will need to be reaccredited through formal process
Annexure – I
Fees Structure
First time inspection: Rs. 25,000
Re-inspection : Rs. 15,000
Reaccreditation : No Fees