Medical Education
Dr Randeep Guleria takes charge as Director of AIIMS Delhi

Dr Randeep Guleria takes charge as Director of AIIMS Delhi

New Delhi: Dr Randeep Guleria, professor and head, department of pulmonary medicine and sleep disorders, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi, on Friday took charge as director of the medical institute. more

MCI removes limits on number of attempts, upper age for appearing in NEET UG

MCI removes limits on number of attempts, upper age for appearing in NEET UG

New Delhi: There will be no limit on the number of attempts for a candidate in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the maximum age at which he or she can appear in the test, the Medical Council of India (MCI) has said. more

Punjab medical teachers seek resignation of Dr K K Talwar

Punjab medical teachers seek resignation of Dr K K Talwar

Chandigarh: The Punjab State Medical & Dental Teachers Association has demanded immediate resignation of Dr K K Talwar, Health and Medical Education Advisor to Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, for misguiding the previous government on various issues related to medical education and medical faculty working in the state-run government medical and dental colleges. more

RTI reveals PG medical degrees awarded to 100 students who could not even clear entrance test

RTI reveals PG medical degrees awarded to 100 students who could not even clear entrance test

Ahmedabad: An RTI has revealed that government medical colleges in Gujarat awarded postgraduate medical degrees to more than 100 students who had either failed the entrance examination or not appeared in it. more

Govt warns medical college professors not to harass medical students

Govt warns medical college professors not to harass medical students

Bhubaneswar: The Directorate of Medical Education and Training (DMET) has asked professors and teachers of medical colleges to refrain from harassing postgraduate medical students and from using them in their domestic chores. more

MCI plans to give unique identification numbers to all doctors in India

MCI plans to give unique identification numbers to all doctors in India

Chennai: The Medical Council of India (MCI) is planning to give unique identification numbers to all doctors in India, according to Dr Jayshree Mehta, president of MCI. more

Government adds over 4000 medical PG seats for 2017-18

Government adds over 4000 medical PG seats for 2017-18

New Delhi: Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Thursday said that “an all-time record number of over 4,000 PG medical seats have been approved by the government in various medical colleges and hospitals for the academic session 2017-18, taking the total number of PG seats available to 35,117.” more

MCI cancels admissions of 519 MBBS students

MCI cancels admissions of 519 MBBS students

New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has cancelled admissions of 519 MBBS students enrolled in 17 medical colleges directly and not based on their performance in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET). more

President Pranab Mukherjee to unveil list of best medical colleges in India

President Pranab Mukherjee to unveil list of best medical colleges in India

New Delhi: The union human resource development ministry, which had released the first-ever national rankings of universities and technical, management and pharmacy institutions last year, has reportedly decided to include medical, dental and law colleges from this year for their ranking. more

Medical colleges directed to display complete list of admitted students on their websites

Medical colleges directed to display complete list of admitted students on their websites

New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) has directed all medical colleges to post the complete list of admitted students on their more