Medical admission: Students upset as Punjab govt doubles reservation for Backward Classes

The Punjab government’s decision to double reservation for Backward Classes (BCs) in the state from 5% to 10% in all government medical and dental colleges has upset general category students, who have threatened to move court. Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS) issued a notification in this regard on Tuesday, on instructions from secretary, department of medical education and research, Vikas Pratap. Anxious students and parents are reaching out to the BFUHS authorities seeking the withdrawal of the decision. A parent said, “The Punjab government should also think about…

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50% in-house quota in PG medical admissions: SC to pass order on BHU, AMU’s plea

The Banaras Hindu University, the Aligarh Muslim University and the Medical Council of India on Tuesday joined hands to challenge in the Supreme Court an Allahabad High Court order setting aside 50% institutional preference in admission to PG medical seats. A vacation bench of justices Ashok Bhushan and Deepak Gupta, after hearing the arguments, reserved its verdict for Wednesday. During the brief submission, the two universities said that the high court verdict was violative of earlier apex court judgement and MCI regulations which allow institutes to take admissions on 50%…

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Govt replaces Amritsar medical college principal who was caught doing private practice

Six days after he was caught doing private practice against the rules, Dr BS Bal as replaced as principal of Government Medical College, Amritsar, on Friday. Dr Sohan Singh has been appointed as the new principal. Dr Bal’s private practice was busted by the vigilance bureau that sent a detailed report to the head office, following which the action was taken by the authorities concerned . The Punjab government had banned private practice by all government doctors in 2003. Director, medical education and research, Dr Sujata Sharma, however, said, “The…

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PG Medical admissions: HC gives split verdict on incentive marks for govt docs

The Madras High Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict on a plea for fixing norms for according incentive marks to in-service government doctors for admission to the post-graduate medical courses in Tamil Nadu. The Madras High Court on Wednesday gave a split verdict on a plea for fixing norms for according incentive marks to in-service government doctors for admission to the post-graduate medical courses in Tamil Nadu. While one judge of the bench held the state’s methodology for giving incentive marks to the in-service candidates as ‘not in conflict’…

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How To Hire The Right Medical Negligence Lawyers

While most of us visit doctors, nursing homes, primary healthcare centers and hospitals with the objective of getting treated by the best of professionals, there are many situations where the experience could be traumatic and could more problems than solutions. Each year, there are thousands of patients in this country who fall victim to wrong treatments caused by sheer negligence and callousness of the medical fraternity. It could happen in more ways than one. It could come in the form of wrong medications, surgeries gone wrong, wrong emergency medical treatments…

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Best Medical colleges in Kolkata

So, here you gonna find the awesome list of some top medical colleges in Kolkata. Institute of Post Graduate medical education and research, Kolkata The best thing about this medical college is that it is jointly funded and run by state and central government of India. You have made a great choice if you have selected this college to go and pursue your medical studies in it. This college is the next name of opportunities in medical sector to take your career to the next level. There is an inaugurated…

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Final-year medical students face delay to job offers

Students say UK Foundation Programme Office hold-up is a blow at a time when morale is already low due to junior doctor contracts row A medical student at work in a laboratory. Photograph: Matt Lincoln/Getty Images/Cultura Thousands of final-year medical students have been left with no idea where they will begin work after the body responsible for making job offers took a last-minute decision not to publish the results of their applications on Thursday. Students due to hear news of where they were starting their first jobs expressed anger and…

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