for young geriatricians at GERICON 2019

scientific paper presentation

Young researchers are invited to present their original research in the field of Geriatrics. This could be in the form of podium presentation or e-posters.  Your papers if selected will be published in the conference issue of Journal of Indian Academy of Geriatrics.


pre-conference workshop

A pre conference workshop will be organised for the young doctors, nurses and other allied health workers towards training them to do a comprehensive Geriatric assessment and will adresss common geriatric issues effectively. 

geriatrics quiz competition

An open National Level quiz competition for the postgraduates of any specialty would be organised along with GERICON 2019. Meritorious participants will be awarded cash prize and certificate of honor on behalf of Indian Academy of Geriatrics.  

abstract submission

How To Submit your Abstract ?

You can upload the abstract online for the review of the scientific committee. Follow these simple steps and please feel free to contact us in case of any queries. 

Call For Enquiry

0416 – 228-2943

Mail For Enquiry


Register yourself for GERICON 2019, by paying the prescribed fees and wait for the confirmation e-mail from the organising team


Use the submit abstract option in the prescribed format prior to the specified date. 


The scientific committee will review and intimate you via e-mail regarding the acceptance of your paper for e-poster/podium presentation. 

research presentation

Abstract Submission Guidelines



Format and Title

All abstracts will be accepted ONLY ONLINE via the GERICON website.

No e-mails or physical submission allowed.

Abstracts must be submitted in English, using the form given below.


Content and Headings

The abstract text to be limited to 250 words and is to be structured under the following headings:
– Introduction
– Material and Methods
– Results
– Conclusions

Mandatory Compliance:

There is no option to use tables, graphs and images in the abstract.
The presenting author of abstract should be a registered participant.
Abstracts must be original and should not be published or presented at any conference



The decision of the scientific committee regarding platform or e-poster presentation is final. This will be intimated to you by the 23rd of November.

quiz competition

Rules and Regulations


Postgraduate students from any stream or college, can form groups of two.


Written prelims followed by on stage finals for 6 selected teams which would include 5 unique rounds. 



The participants should have registered for GERICON 2019 as post graduate students. No additional registration fees. 


Attractive Cash prizes, Mementos and Certificate of Merit. 

E- posters

quiz finalists


CME Credits

Get In Touch

Organising Team: Department of Geriatrics, CMC Vellore

Telephone: 0416 228-2943


Events in Charge : Dr Jini Chirackel Thomas



The organising committee has the right to accept or reject any proposal without explanation.

The final dates for submission can be advanced or extended without prior notice.