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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Only medical colleges with functional hospitals for 3 years may get MCI nod

According to the MCI’s rules, a medical college with 100 seats needs to have a functional teaching hospital with at least 300 beds, with 60% occupancy at the time of submission of application to the MCI.

Lok Sabha passes Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill

Piloting the bill, Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said this bill supersedes MCI and the powers of the council have been vested in a Board of Governors (BoG).

MCI revises undergraduate medical course curriculum for first time in 21 years

The undergraduate curriculum will also include an element of communications, which the committee felt was essential for rebuilding the doctor-patient relationship.

SC allows Centre to replace Medical Council of India oversight committee

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Centre to replace the oversight committee set up to supervise the functioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a fresh panel of five eminent doctors.