Indian Medical Association Oath

At the time of registration, each applicant shall be given a copy of the following declaration by the Registrar concerned and the applicant shall read and agree to abide by the same:

  • I solemnly pledge myself to consecrate my life to service of humanity. Even under threat,

  • I will not use my medical knowledge contrary to the laws of Humanity

  • I will maintain the utmost respect for human life from the time of conception

  • I will not permit considerations of religion, nationality, race, party politics or social standing to intervene between my duty and my patient.

  • I will practice my profession with conscience and dignity. The health of my patient will be my first consideration.

  • I will respect the secrets which are confined in me.

  • I will give to my teachers the respect and gratitude which is their due.

  • I will maintain by all means in my power, the honour and noble traditions of medical profession.

  • I will treat my colleagues with all respect and dignity.

  • I shall abide by the code of medical ethics as enunciated in the Indian Medical Council (Professional Conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations 2002.

  • I make these promises solemnly, freely and upon my honour.