SC asks MCI for solution over fate of 150 medical students in MP college

New Delhi:  After 150 medical students in Bhopal being left in the lurch after permission of a college for admission in the academic session 2017-18 was denied by the Medical Council of India (MCI), The Supreme Court has taken a serious note over the matter . A vacation bench of justices U U Lalit and […]

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Apex court sets aside HC order asking MCI to conduct inspection in college

New Delhi:The Apex Court today set aside a Bombay High Court order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to inspect a medical college, where “large-scale deficiencies” were found during an inspection last year, for granting renewal for admission in academic year 2018-2019. A bench comprising justices L Nageswara Rao and M M Shantanagoudar allowed […]

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Supreme Court sets aside Bombay HC order asking MCI to conduct inspection in college

New Delhi:The Supreme Court today set aside a Bombay High Court order directing the Medical Council of India (MCI) to inspect a medical college, where “large-scale deficiencies” were found during an inspection last year, for granting renewal for admission in academic year 2018-2019. A bench comprising justices L Nageswara Rao and M M Shantanagoudar allowed […]

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SC allows Centre to replace MCI oversight committee

The Supreme Court today allowed the Centre to replace the oversight committee set up to supervise the functioning of the Medical Coucil of India (MCI) with a fresh panel of five eminent doctors. A five-judge Constitution bench, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, said the Centre had proposed the names of five eminent doctors […]

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MCI rule on bonus marks for docs in PG courses would apply: SC

The Supreme Court today said the admissions to post-graduate medical courses in Rajasthan as per NEET ranks will take place in accordance with the MCI Regulations after giving incentive marks to MBBS doctors who have served in government health facilities in remote areas. A bench of Justices Dipak Misra, A M Khanwilkar and M M […]

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HC asks civic body to appoint more doctors in neo-natal course

The Bombay High Court has asked Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai to submit within a week a representation to the Medical Council of India (MCI) for increasing the number of resident doctors in the postgraduate course of neo-natal speciality. A copy of such representation should be endorsed to Government of India in the Ministry of […]

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Review sought of SC bar on single medical entrance test

An NGO Monday moved the Supreme Court seeking the review of its verdict quashing a Medical Council of India (MCI) notification mandating a common entrance test for undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses in government and private institutions. The petition was filed by NGO Sankalp saying the court’s earlier “judgment erred in not appreciating […]

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SC sets aside notification for common medical test

The Supreme Court Thursday set aside a Medical Council of India (MCI) notification mandating a common National Entrance Eligibility Test (NEET) for both undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental courses in government and private institutions. In a majority judgment, Chief Justice Altamas Kabir and Justice Vikramajit Sen said: “We also have no hesitation in holding […]

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Finalise Rural Medical Course, Court tells MCI

The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Medical Council of India (MCI) to finalise within six weeks the curriculum for starting a three-and-half years course for non-MBBS physicians to practise medicine in rural health centres. Justice Rajiv Shakdher said that on failing to finalise the curriculum of Bachelor of Rural Health Care (BRHC), the MCI […]

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Private doctors on warpath in uterus removal scam

Accusing the state government of taking arbitrary action against doctors in a uterus removal scam and considering passage of a draconian Nursing Home Act which will “ruin private healthcare facilities”, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) Monday warned of a state-wide agitation if the government failed to address the issue in time.  Talking to IANS Monday, […]

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