Tag Archives: Medical Students

12 states, 4 union territories favour exit test for MBBS students

New Delhi: Twelve states and four union territories have favoured making it mandatory for MBBS students passing out of government as well as private medical colleges to clear the proposed National Exit Test (NEXT) to get the ‘doctor’ title.

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Medicos left in the lurch as Gian Sagar Medical College closes

Chandigarh: With power and water supply disconnected, and the doors of most rooms, including classrooms, locked, Gian Sagar Medical College and Hospital at Banur, about 35 km from Chandigarh, appears as virtually closed.

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No courtroom exposure to medical students as MCI doesn’t prescribe it: AIIMS

New Delhi: In a shocking revelation to an RTI query, AIIMS Delhi & Rishikesh and other medical colleges of the country have informed that they are not taking MBBS medical students to court for giving exposure to court room procedures of recording of medical evidence in order to teach medico-legal practices as the Medical Council of India (MCI) doesn’t mandate it.

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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.

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Opinion: India needs to treble its Healthcare Budget

A recent piece published on India Medical Times reported that medical students want the government to increase postgraduation places. It is indeed sad that students have to point out to us what is obvious and something really associations like Indian Medical Association ought to be pushing for.

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Medical students want the government to increase PG seats

Bhopal: The role of modern medicine and medical education for the humanity has been very important. Many of the unfathomable opportunities, which were once thought to be unachievable, or the diseases, which were once thought to be incurable, are no more a problem to the mankind. But in spite of many achievements of modern medicine, there are certain challenges which still encompass the medical fraternity. One of the biggest challenges lying before the medical fraternity today is the huge gap between medical graduate (MBBS) and postgraduate (MD/MS) seats.

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Hospital staff accused of selling human skeletons to medical students

Patna: A “sting operation” has reportedly revealed the mortuary staff of Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH), Muzaffarpur selling human skeletons to medical students for Rs 8,000 to Rs 19,000.

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Opinion: How Exams Are Degrading Medical Education

Lately, there has been a lot of discussion over the shabby state of medical education in India. A number of reports and articles have expressed concern over the sorry state of affairs; and a number of things, right from the inept handling of matters across the echelons of medical administration to the deficient air of medical research in the country, have been held responsible for the same.

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How safe it is for students going abroad for medical studies

New Delhi: Parents of students wishing to go abroad for medical studies must consider carefully where their children are going and how safe the place is, say doctors.

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‘NEET will help medical students save money and time’

New Delhi: The implementation of National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), a common entrance test for admission in undergraduate and postgraduate medical and dental colleges across the country, will help students save money and time, according to doctors.

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