Centre reserves 27% seats for OBCs, 10% for EWS in medical schools even as Constitution Bench examines 103rd Constitutional Amendment Act
The OBC students from across the country will now be able to avail of this reservation in AIQ Scheme to compete for seats in any state
The application window will open from 18 May and the last date to apply is 7 June
Of the total vacant posts, there are 6,114 vacancies for Staff Nurse posts, 1,313 posts for Medical Officers and 1,207 posts for General Duty Medical Officers
This decision to extend the last date of admission for another week was taken in accordance with a Supreme Court order dated 5 February
AP NEET counselling 2020: Provisional merit list for admission to MBBS, BDS courses released at ntruhs.ap.nic.in
This year, a total of 13,089 candidates have been shortlisted for admission to MBBS, BDS, AYUSH courses under state quota in Andhra Pradesh
Government reserves five MBBS seats under central pool for children of healthcare workers who died of COVID-19
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan also announced an insurance package of Rs 50 lakh for them, adding that state and UT governments will certify the eligibility of candidates under the 'Wards of COVID Warriors' category
NEET Result 2020 DECLARED Updates: Odisha student, Shoyeb Aftab, makes history with perfect score of 720
NEET Result 2020 DECLARED LIVE Updates: NEET aspirant from Odisha, Shoyeb Aftab, reportedly made history on Friday with a perfect score in the 2020 medical entrance test. The NTA declared the results on Friday.
UPSC Recruitment 2020: 42 vacancies for engineers and MBBS degree holders released, apply at upsconline.nic.in by 15 October
UPSC Recruitment 2020 | If the panel receives a high number of applications, then it will adopt shortlisting criteria to restrict the number of candidates to be called for interview
According to a March 2019 gazette notification by the Medical Council of India (MCI), the NEET has been made mandatory for pursuing MBBS courses abroad
JPSC recruitment 2020: Last date of online application for 380 medical officer posts extended till 5 June; visit jpsc.gov.in for details
Jharkhand Public Service Commission (JPSC) has extended the last date of filing online application for the recruitment of medical officers till 5 June
Madras High Court says NEET only benefits those who spend lakhs on coaching classes and disadvantages poor
Opining that NEET has benefited only students who spend lakhs of rupees on coaching classes and put rural students at a disadvantage, the Madras HC advised the Centre to take note of it.
Fifteen medical colleges being opened in Uttar Pradesh; proposal for 14 more sent to Centre, says Yogi Adityanath
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said that the state government has sent the proposal for opening 14 new medical colleges to the Centre while adding that 15 new medical colleges are being constructed in the state.
Union Cabinet approves setting up of 75 government medical colleges; move to add over 15,000 MBBS seats
The proposal is part of the phase III of a centrally sponsored scheme for "establishment of new medical colleges by upgrading district or referral hospitals".
NADA to start testing players during Duleep Trophy matches, BCCI wants only doctors as Lead Dope Control Officers
NADA will start testing the players registered under Indian cricket board during the next Duleep Trophy game in Bengaluru, having agreed to BCCI's demands for qualified medical practitioners as Lead Dope Control Officers.
NMC Act progressive, visionary, will provide wider access to quality healthcare, says Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
Hailing the National Medical Commission (NMC) Act, 2019, Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday termed it as a huge and visionary reform.
National Medical Commission Bill, 2019: Here's all you need to know about legislation that will replace IMC Act
The NMC Bill proposes a common final-year MBBS examination, known as National Exit Test (NEXT), for admission to post-graduate medical courses and for obtaining a license to practice medicine.
Resident Doctors' Association to go on 24-hour nationwide strike against 'draconian' National Medical Commission Bill today
On 29 July, the Lok Sabha had passed a Bill that seeks to create National Medical Commission in place of Medical Council of India (MCI) with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan terming it as an "anti-vested interests Bill" which will be remembered as one of the greatest reforms brought by the Narendra Modi government.
Union health ministry proposes doing away with NEET-PG; says MBBS final exam enough for admissions to MD, MS
Union Health Ministry proposed to do away with NEET-PG, making final MBBS examination for admission to MD and MS programmes.
Indian Medical Association terms budgetary allocation for health sector 'inadequate'; says health India's blind spot
The Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Saturday termed the budgetary allocation in the health sector "inadequate".
'Casteism hidden behind white coats': Students, professors say medical field rife with bias against marginalised
Casteism in the medical fraternity is as deep-rooted as in any other part of society, says Brajesh Lahri, a medical student.