About Event

It gives us immense pleasure to invite all delegates and faculties to Kanyakumari Government Medical College, Asaripallam for IAGES SANGAMAM 2023. We are happy to host you all for the academic extravaganza which is scheduled to be conducted from 22nd to 24th of September 2023.
Fellowship courses, FIAGES, EFIAGES and PG Clinics for post graduate students will be conducted on these days.
We thank the President, Secretary and the office bearers of IAGES for bestowing us with the responsibility to conduct IAGES SANGAMAM 2023.
Kanyakumari is known for the pleasant weather, comprehensive hospitality, cultural diversity and academic excellence.
We promise you that all of you will have a lasting memory after IAGES SANGAMAM 2023. Expecting to see you all in person.
Thank you.

Presidential Message

Dear friends

Greetings from the IAGES Central Office

IAGES has now become one of the largest academic forums in the global stage of Minimal Access Surgery with close to 10000 members. Teaching, training, and knowledge sharing are the key attributes of our association. FIAGES (Fellowship in Essential laparoscopic Surgery), EFIAGES (Fellowship in Basic flexible endoscopy) FALS (Fellowship in advanced laparoscopic Surgery in 7 subspecialties namely Upper GI, HPB, Colorectal surgery, Bariatric surgery, Robotic surgery, Hernia, and Oncology) FAGIE (Fellowship in advanced gastrointestinal endoscopy in 4 subspecialties namely Colonoscopy, ERCP, Therapeutic Upper GI, and 3rd space endoscopy) are the regular fellowship courses held periodically in various institutions across our country
Thanks to Prof J.A. Jayalal, Dr. T. Sivakumar, and their team, we are pleased to bring FIAGES/EFIAGES to the beautiful city of Kanyakumari.
FIAGES is a 3-day fellowship course in Essential laparoscopic Surgery with lecture modules, hands-on lap suturing sessions, live operative sessions, and meet-the-professor sessions to learn the tricks of the trade from the masters. This will be followed by an assessment module with 100 questions MCQ, Viva, and a practical session on lap trainer suturing. Successful fellowship candidates will be conferred FIAGES (Fellowship of IAGES) during the convocation on 4th February 2024 in Chennai. Please note that IAGES membership and registration to IAGES 2024 Chennai are prerequisites to obtaining fellowship certification.
We look forward to welcoming you to the beautiful coastal city of Kanyakumari for this academic feast and festival
Our heartfelt appreciation and best wishes to team Kanyakumari for a memorable and successful scientific event.

Affectionately your’s 

Dr. S. Easwaramoorthy 

President IAGES


Attendee Types

Early Bird Registration

UP TO 31 Jul 2023

Regular Registration

UP TO 31 Aug 2023

Spot Registration

UP TO 15 Sep 2023

FIAGES / EFIAGES - Fellowship only

INR 15000

INR 17500

INR 20000

FIAGES / EFIAGES - Combo Pack ( Course, Conference, Convocation)

INR 30340

INR 32840

INR 35340

Guidelines for Registration to the PG course 

  • 1. Register for the PG MAS Skill course by Online payment of the course fee. 
  • 2. Visit Kanyakumari Government Medical College and complete your 2-day skill course and assessment 
  • 3. Receive the certificate of training in MAS Skills from the academic body of IAGES 
  • 4. Option to register for IAGES 2024 Chennai Conference and present e-Posters under the PG category and a chance to win Best PG Poster Award with a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/- 
  • 5. Option to apply for IAGES Best Thesis Awards (Five) for the year 23-24. Suitable for Final-year PG students

Registration Fee 

  • Total Registration Fee: Rs.. 5,000/- incl. GST 

1. Course alone Fee: Rs. 3,500/- incl. GST. Course fee includes registration kit, lunches, and refreshments. 

2. IAGES PG membership fee Rs. 1500/- incl. GST. IAGES PG membership is mandatory.

  • Certificate of Attendance with CME- Credit Points, Complimentary Textbook of Art & Science of Endoscopy, Working Lunch, Refreshments & Gala Banquet Dinner included.

Registration Package Includes: 

 Conference Kit 

 Lunch on 8th & 9th Sept 2023 

 Access to SHTICON2023, ISSHCON2023, trade exhibition 

 E-Certificate 

 GST 18% applied.


  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3


Kanyakumari Government Medical College, Indian Association of Gastrointestinal Endo Surgeons, Kanyakumari Government Medical College, Department of General Surgery, KGMC SIVA Hospitals

Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India

Venue Location

Department of General Surgery Kanyakumari Government Medical College , Kanyakumari , Tamil Nadu , India , 629201