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
The first round of NEET PG counselling 2020 of states will be conducted from 20 April to 4 May 2020, Medical Council Committee said in a notice.
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.
President gives assent to National Medical Commission Bill; panel to replace MCI will be formed within six months
Terming the National Medical Commission Act, a 'progressive' legislation, Harsh Vardhan said it will ensure probity, quality education and bring down costs of medical education. It simplifies procedures and provides wider access to people for quality healthcare.
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.
Delhi’s resident doctors to protest introduction of NMC Bill in RS, decide to withdraw all services, including emergency
The NMC bill, which seeks to replace the graft-tainted Medical Council of India, had got the nod of the Lok Sabha on 29 July. According to doctors, if not amended, the Bill will lead to deterioration of medical education and degradation of healthcare services.
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.
Day after Lok Sabha okays National Medical Commission Bill, IMA calls for nationwide strike on Wednesday opposing draft law
Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday called on doctors and medical students from all over the country to stage a protest on 31 July against the passage of the bill, as a 'token strike'
Over 5,000 doctors, medical students from IMA protest against NMC Bill, call it 'anti-student, anti-poor, anti-democratic'
Over 5000 doctors, medical students and healthcare professionals from across the country staged a protest against the NMC Bill 2019 following a call given by IMA, with a march being held from AIIMS to Nirman Bhawan in New Delhi.
Bill to provide National Exit Test for entrance to postgraduate medical courses introduced in Lok Sabha
A bill that proposes National Exit Test, a common final year MBBS examination introduced in Lok Sabha. The National Medical Commission Bill, 2019 was introduced by Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. The bill provides for the setting up of a medical commission in place of the Medical Council of India.
Harsh Vardhan introduces National Medical Commission Bill in Lok Sabha, with a view to replacing Medical Council of India
The NMC Bill which seeks to replace the 63-year-old Medical Council of India (MCI) to reform the medical sector in India, was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday.
Union health ministry appoints sub-committee to draft law protecting doctors, medical professionals against violence
Union health ministry set up an eight-member sub-committee to draft a central law to check violence against doctors and medical professionals.
Harsh Vardhan introduces fresh Bill to run Medical Council of India in Lok Sabha; legislation will replace existing ordinance
Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday introduced the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for discussion and passage in the Lok Sabha.
CJI Ranjan Gogoi writes to PM for removal for Allahabad HC judge: Case reveals rot in judiciary; mere touch-up won't cure epidemic
“The judge is not a knight errant” quoted former CJI Dipak Misra while striking down an order passed by Justice SN Shukla; who now faces impending ‘impeachment’. Will judiciary take its former captain's word seriously?
Medical Council of India to update MBBS curriculum after 21 years; course will increase focus on medical ethics
The Medical Council of India (MCI) earlier this month announced that it would update the curriculum for the MBBS course.
Delhi High Court upholds MCI regulation to make NEET qualification mandatory to study medicine abroad
The Delhi High Court has upheld the Medical Council of India’s (MCI) regulation mandating those wanting to study medicine abroad to appear in and qualify the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
Narendra Modi's dissolution of Medical Council of India was necesary to usher in radical changes in healthcare
Narendra Modi's plan to dissolve the Medical Council of India (MCI) was so confidential that people in the council did not even see it coming
Ram Nath Kovind approves ordinance to supersede MCI, paves way for board of governors to reform medical education
The ordinance that Kovind signed will pave way for the creation of a Board of Governors (BoG), who will be tasked with implementing much-required reforms in the field of medical education, enhanced tertiary care and expanded access to medical education in underserved areas.
President gives nod to ordinance disbanding Medical Council of India; interim board to take over defunct body
The Centre took to the ordinance route as it failed to get the National Medical Commission Bill passed in the Monsoon Session of Parliament this year despite it being listed.