A. Covering letter : Download file !

Duly fill the covering letter and address it to the Member Secretary for appropriate committees in the format prescribed.

B. Scientific proposal : Download file !

To be submitted as per the original version approved by the respective committees (JSAC template)

C. Model Consent Forms: Download file !

D. Format for CV: Download file !
Instructions for filling consent forms

  • Informed Consent Document should comprise Patient Information Sheet and the consent forms in English and Tamil.
  • The investigator must provide information to the subjects in a simple language (avoid medical jargons). Please avoid copying & pasting from other study protocol.
  • It should address the subjects, in a dialogue format. (eg. You will be asked some questions regarding.)
  • A separate consent form for the patient/test group and control (drug/procedure or placebo) should be provided as applicable.
  • In case of telephonic contact, please add a telephonic script in addition to the PIS format.

Studies involving children

If participants are children, the participant information sheet should address the parents/LAR of the children and should be worded accordingly.

  • Children <7 years - include parent / LAR consent form.
  • Children 7-12 years - in addition to parent / LAR consent form, record verbal assent in LAR form.
  • Children 12 - 18 years of age - include written assent form.
  • Assent form should provide information about the study in a simple language comprehensible to a child from 12-18 years.
  • Language used should be simpler for children in the age group 7-12 years compared to children in the age group 12-18 years.