The Dental Council of India (DCI) has proposed a bridge course to help bachelors of dental sciences (BDS) candidates get MBBS degree. The proposal offers hope to thousands of jobless BDS across India who often take up jobs in other sectors. According to the DCI president Dr.Majumber, participating in the George’s Medical University’s dental faculty foundation day function, the said proposal has been framed with the help of Medical Council of India(MCI) and will be submitted to the ministry of health and family welfare for consideration.
If you are planning to do MBBS from abroad, you must read this post. According to the data provided to PTI by the examination conducting body, an average 77 per cent Indian students who returned with a foreign medical degree in the past 12 years failed to clear the mandatory screening examination conducted by Medical Council of India (MCI).
At a recently concluded two-day All India State Medical Councils Conference held in Mussoorie, the delegates adopted a resolution for a “Common Entrance Test” for medical colleges in India. Dr Jayshreeben Mehta, President, MCI, was the chief guest of the conference. She declared that she will inform the central government about the resolutions passed at the conference.
COMEDK PGET 2015 is conducted for admission to Post Graduate Medical/Dental Courses for the academic year 2015-16. COMEDK PGET 2015 will be conducted on February 01, 2015 (Sunday) from 10.00 am to 01.00 pm at centres in Bangalore only.
Medical aspirants in Jharkhand is likely to find themselves trapped in a continuing faceoff between the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the state health department over a seemingly never ending controversy involving the total number of seats.
The judges also declared that the medical aspirants should have ample time to shift from one college to another. Therefore, every year MBBS admission should commence on September 20 and the last date of admission should be September 27. “So that one week’s time is available for a candidate to shift admission,” excerpted the bench.
“Fees chargeable from students admitted pursuant to our September 18 order shall be at the same rate as applicable to students in government medical colleges in respective states and such fees shall be at the same levels as that of the government medical colleges till the students so admitted pass out from the private medical colleges or institutions,” read the SC verdict.
Simply put, if the recommendations by the committee are to be followed, medical aspirants in the near future will require taking only one entrance exam to seek admission in any medical college. Also, those who complete their graduation will have to qualify a mandatory screening test for permanent registration with the Medical Council of India (MCI).
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has slammed the Medical Council of India (MCI) for its bureaucratic mess that adversely affected the careers of many medical aspirants across the country.
According to them, it’s not wise to lower the standards merely for the sake of filling seats in the NRI and other quotas. The principal argument here is that such undue relaxation will do more harm than good by compromising with the quality of medical education in the state.