A joint NPMCN and American College of Surgeons programme. Call for applications for Provider courses. The Senate decision designating clinical skills courses (ATLS/ACLS) as prerequisite for the Fellowship Examination from 2021 will not be enforced in the March/April/May 2021 Fellowship examination. Associate Fellows will be allowed to register and sit for the examination even if they have not completed the courses However, candidates who have been admitted for the MD programme (coursework & thesis) are expected to complete the skills course in their first semester ending in March 2021.