Thursday, Feb 09, 2023

Medical Council of India (MCI)


MBBS graduates, doctors' associations continue protests for NEET-PG 2022 postponement

May 13, 2022 9:48 am

The National Board of Education, which conducts NEET-PG, on Tuesday, released a circular confirming that the test will indeed happen as planned on May 21 and that admit cards would be distributed soon.

Sought approval for additional 800 MBBS seats this year: TN Health Minister

October 26, 2021 9:43 am

"We have requested to increase the intake at Ramanathapuram, Namakkal, Tiruppur, and Thiruvallur by 50 seats each taking the total to 200 seats. We will be meeting the Union Health Minister and others on October 27 in this regard," said Tamil Nadu Health Minister.

Centre and MCI approve two-year PG courses after MBBS

August 21, 2020 11:14 am

A gazette notification was issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, introducing post-graduate diploma courses in eight medical specialties under the National Board of Examinations on August 6

Anyone with qualification from PoJKL colleges can't practice medicine in India: Medical education regulator

August 13, 2020 9:32 am

Any qualification obtained from medical colleges located within these illegally occupied areas of India shall not entitle a person for grant of registration under Indian Medical Council Act 1956 to practice modern medicine in India, said the official notice.

A Bridge course on ethics, sports for first-year MBBS students

August 24, 2019 11:10 am

The month-long course is divided into five parts namely, orientation, skills module, enhancement skills, sport and extracurricular activities and professionalism and ethics also including other sub-sections such as computer and English skills.

MCI introduces online course in 'bio-medical research' for students, faculty mandatory

August 21, 2019 5:14 pm

The course will be conducted by the National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) and disseminated through the government portal - Swayam. While the 8-week online course will be provided free of cost, students and teachers will have to pay the examination fee of Rs 1000.

Gujarat doctors protest against attack on colleagues in Bengal

June 15, 2019 1:08 am

The Surat chapter of IMA also submitted a memorandum to the collector and demanded a national law and stricter punishment in cases of attacks on doctors.

Tamil Nadu: Madras High Court scraps 9 PG distance education medical courses of state-run varsity

June 09, 2019 3:25 pm

Justice S S Sundar of the Madurai bench asked the state-run university to pay a fine of Rs 5 lakh to the secretary of the education department, who was directed to use the money for improving the infrastructure in government schools.

Odisha: MCI approves admission in 4 medical colleges

June 09, 2019 3:19 pm

The MCI has allowed admission for 100 seats each for Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College & Hospital in Mayurbhanj district and Saheed Laxman Naik Medical College & Hospital in Koraput district.

Supreme Court seeks reply from MCI, Maharashtra govt on EWS quota

May 28, 2019 2:53 am

The petition, filed by Janhit Abhiyan, came up before the vacation bench comprising Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Aniruddha Bose, who posted the matter for hearing on Thursday.