Pay Scale for Junior Residents in Government Hospitals


A person selected for the position of Junior Resident in a hospital is normally held responsible for the day-to-day ward patient issues and they are the people who do initial assessment of patients in the emergency ward in a particular before the arrival of the duty doctors.

The pay scale for candidates selected for this position in Government Hospitals in India is Rs. 15600-39100 in addition to grade pay of Rs. 6600 under pay brand 3 and they are also offered NPA and other allowances according to 6th pay commission report.

Recent job notification for the position of Junior Resident:

Recent the government hospitals mentioned below called for applications from appropriate candidates for the position of Junior Resident:

Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, New Delhi

JAG Pravesh Chandra Hospital, New Delhi

Lal Balhadur Shastri Hospital, New Delhi

Max Health Care, New Delhi

Director General of Prisoners Office of Director, New Delhi

Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya Hospital, New Delhi

Acharya shree Bhikshu Govt. Hospital, New Delhi

Educational Qualification & other requirements:

For the position of Junior Residents, candidates must have completed their MBBS degree and should also have completed their internship from an institution/university approved by the Medical Council of India.

The other requirement is that candidates must be registered with Medical Council in that particular state in which the Government organization calls for candidates for instance for the above-mentioned Delhi Government hospitals, candidates must be registered with Delhi Medical Council.

Age criteria:

For the position of Junior Residents, government hospitals in India look for candidates who are less than 30 years of age. In the case of SC/ST candidates a relaxation of 5 years and for OBC candidates a relaxation of 3 years is allowed.

What is the mode of selection?

Normally, selection of candidates for the post of Junior Residents is done through interview in most of the Government hospitals.

Job responsibilities for the position of Junior Resident:

As mentioned earlier, junior residents are responsible for taking care of im-patients in the hospital, they are also responsible for preparation of medical reports of patients, and they should assist the senior residents. In some hospitals, they are also given the responsibility of teaching and supervising medical students and communicating with the attending surgeon about the im-patients.

Scope of the position of Junior Residents:

Since most of the government organizations recruit fresh graduates for the position of Junior residents, it offers a wide scope of learning to them and they can be posted as senior residents in the future there by increasing their position and pay scale as well.



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8 Responses to “Pay Scale for Junior Residents in Government Hospitals”

  1. 8
    dr. mohit:

    What are the allowances for junior resident in government hospital. Plz give in detail

  2. 7

    Is Acharyashri Bikshu Hospital Under MCD Panel???
    And can i know the list of Hospitals under MCD panels In Delhi?

  3. 6
    dr. kumar ravi shankar:

    when the vacancy through mcd for the post of jr ship in new delhi govt hospital is published

  4. 5

    Well is there any holiday or vacation times or leaves for Junior Resident???? My college says as a Junior Resident I do not get any leaves….while even R1 gets leaves and vacations.

  5. 4

    currently available vacancies for the post of junior resident in delhi government hospitals?

  6. 3

    what are the vacancies available for the post of junior residents in delhi hospitals 2012. what is the salary.

  7. 2
    bilash singh:

    what are the vacancies available in the government hospitals for junior resident doctors at delhi ?

  8. 1
    dr. prem:

    can i do junior residency more than one year in same hospital?