The Medical Council of India (MCI) gives its approval to the joint proposal of the health ministry regarding a unitary ‘ National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET)’ for admission to MBBS and one for post-graduate medical courses across the country. It seems… Continue Reading →
MCI proposes Common Entrance Test for Medical Admissions (both MBBS and MD). The Medical Council of India (MCI) has decided to carry out single Common Entrance Test (CET) for medical candidates (MBBS/MD) across the country.
400 registered doctors in Punjab are currently serving as ‘ghost teachers’ in several private medical colleges in the state, revealed an investigation carried by the Punjab Medical Council (PMC).
The investigation also revealed that these doctors are drawing hefty salaries from the colleges even without taking regular classes. Officially, these faculty members have been assigned the duty of teaching at colleges in Punjab, Haryana, and Himachal Pradesh.
The Medical Council of India (MCI) has asked Medical Colleges to Conduct Entrance Test (CET) for NRIs. MCI issued a circular asking medical colleges to conduct a common entrance examination for granting admission to candidates under the Non Resident India (NRI) quota.
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.
As per the Medical Council of India (MCI) rules, colleges with good infrastructure and more professors get more number of PG seats .
The Supreme Court has ordered the government to ensure that the state entrance commissioner paves way for the students in the state merit quota. The likes of the students to be included in the merit list will be provided admission in Sree Gokulam Medical College, Venjaramoodu, Thiruvananthapuram, and Malabar Medical College, at Ulleri, Kozhikode.
“They would also state that their deposit with the Medical Council of India, which is around Rs 10 crore, be forfeited by way of penalty if the statement made in the undertaking is found to be incorrect at the time of the next inspection,” the bench said, as reported by the Indian Express.
“It would be imper missible to a candidate who had taken the examination to then challenge the minimum criterion… Challenge to the notification cannot sustain”, remarked the Justice while dictating the judgment in the court.
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.