MCI allows students to pursue medical course abroad, mandates them to qualify NEET in 2020 or 2021

The Delhi High Court has been informed by the Medical Council of India (MCI) that all candidates, who are taking admissions in foreign universities for pursuing a medical course, can go on the condition that they qualify the NEET-UG this year or in 2021. The MCI said that owing to the extraordinary situation due to […]

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Look into ‘discrimination’ agst medical students from outside

The Allahabad High Court has directed the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh to look into alleged debarment of medical students belonging to other states from counselling sessions for admission to post- graduate courses. Passing the order, a division bench comprising Justice Arun Tandon and Justice Rekha Dixit asked the Chief Secretary to take action against […]

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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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SC lifts bar on common medical entrance test results

The court said since it could not conclude the hearing on the issue within a stipulated period, it was modifying the order in the interest of the students and hospitals. The Supreme Court today lifted the bar on declaration of results for MBBS and medical post graduate courses for which entrance exams have already been […]

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Supreme Court go-ahead to MCI for common entrance exam

The Supreme Court  has given its go-ahead to the Medical Council of India (MCI) for holding the first-ever common entrance examination for admission to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses but restrained it from declaring the results until further orders. The court also allowed various states, universities and other institutions entitled to conduct their respective examinations for MBBS, […]

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Supreme Court go-ahead to MCI for holding common entrance exam

The Supreme Court has given its go-ahead to the Medical Council of India (MCI) for holding the first-ever common entrance examination for admission to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses but restrained it from declaring the results until further orders. Various states has been allowed by the court also, universities and other institutions entitled to conduct their respective […]

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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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