The Union Health Ministry introduced an online facility for medical colleges application for those who are seeking to start PG medical courses or increase the no. of seats in the existing ones. As per the revised procedure, an online application has been mandatory. It came into effect on March 15 and the last date for submission of applications is April 7, 2016.
“Learning from our experiences last year, we don’t take any chances this year. The government has given permission to conduct online test. With this we can put a check on the loopholes and bring in more transparency and accountability in the conduct of admission test”.
T Ravi Raju, Vice-Chancellor, NTRUHS, excerpted to The Hindu, The examination pattern was also changed such that the candidates have to answer questions based on images and case studies. Hitherto, they were given only multiple choice questions without any pictorial element in them.”