A nation level program with an objective to recognise the brightest young minds in Neonatology

  • The program will be open for all DM/DNB/Fellowship students of Neonatology
  • Interested candidates would be required to take an online screening test which would consist of MCQ’s.
  • The top 10 scorers will be invited to participate in the final round.
  • Assessments in the final round would include quiz, case-based discussions, spot presentations and others as suggested by the expert panel.
  • The expert panel from the best neonatology institutions will be the judges for final decisions on the competition and the awards.
  • The top 3 students would be felicitated with scholarship, certificate and a trophy.


NeoLacta Ongoing Recognition of Merit Award program (NORM) program is designed to recognise and reward the brightest minds amongst the young doctors pursuing specialisation in the field of Neonatology, through a screening on-line round and interactive final round.

We believe that this initiative will provide an excellent platform for young minds in neonatology from all India to come together for an enriching experience and learn from the renowned experts in the field of Neonatology.

We are privileged to have Surg R. Adm (Prof) Girish Gupta, Head, Department of Neonatology at Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow as the chief mentor for this program. Dr Girish Gupta has been instrumental in guiding and steering the program.