The course directors, tutors and Aster Group were keen that the course be held at a venue which is not an official PACES Centre and hence the choice of Aster MIMS Kottakkal as the course venue.
Kozhikode (Calicut) is well connected to all other cities by air and train. Kottakkal is 40 kms from Kozhikode and is accessible by taxi and bus. Kozhikode Airport code is CCJ
Rooms have been blocked in several hotels in and around Kottakkal. It is the candidate’s responsibility to book the hotel accommodation. The details are given below. Please arrive on Thursday 18 October
Arya Vaidya Sala Road Junction, Main Road, Kpttakkal, Kerala - 676503
Phone: 0483 2742174
National Highway Kottakkal, Edarikode P.O, CHanguvetty, Kottakkal Kerala 676503.
Phone: 0483 2742459
AVS Road, Near Kottakkal Arya Vaidyasala, Malappuram, Kottakkal, Kerala - 676503.
Changuvetty, Kottakkal, Kerala 676503 , Kerala - 676503.
Phone: 0483 274 7433
No, this course is a non-profit course and is run according to guidelines set by the Royal College of Physicians with an emphasis on high quality teaching and candidate satisfaction.
The course is run with the knowledge of the Royal College. Endorsement will be sought in the future.
As most candidates will be physicians with experience, the course will focus on examination technique and presentation skills, rather than examining numerous patients.
Yes. Well prepared surrogates and scenarios similar to the ones you may meet in the actual examination will be used and mimic real examination conditions.
Yes, there will be a mock examination with timings and conditions similar to actual examination conditions. Written feedback will be given to all the candidates.