To improve the quality of doctors produced in the country and standardise their skills, government is mulling an exit exam for MBBS graduates.
The Supreme Court is keen in bringing LLB degree on a par with MBBS and BTech degrees. A bench comprising of Chief Justice T S Thakur and Justice U Lalit said that educational system is crying for reforms and they must do something.
Punjab to reserve MBBS BDS seats for only State Residents. The notifications for admission to MBBS and BDS programs for the 2015 academic session included a new criterion that read, “The candidate should belong to Punjab and have passed his/her Class-12 or equivalent examination from a recognized school/ institution situated in Punjab.”
AIPMT 2015 Admit Cards have been issued at the AIPMT official website for download. All India Pre Medical/Pre-Dental Test (AIPMT 2015) will be conducted on May 03, 2015 for admission to MBBS and BDS programs. Check out AIPMT 2015 details, MBBS, BDS Admission details.
Union Health Ministry has announced that it is going ahead with the decision to add 2,500 more seats for Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) to medical institutes across India.
Candidates, who are yet to register for AIPMT 2015, can register online at AIPMT 2015 website www.aipmt.nic.in till 31st January 2015 (with the late fee).
The AIPMT 2015 exam will be conducted on May 03, 2015. Admit cards for the same will be available from April 01, 2015.
Apparently, there are few takers of BDS seats as most of the candidates who cleared the All India Pre-Medical Test (AIPMT) have already opted for MBBS. As a result, following the first round of counseling, the university conducted a special test on August 24, 2014 to fill the BDS seats that remained vacant. However, that hardly made the situation any better.
During a meeting convened by Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi with the administration of all the nine government medical colleges in the state, it was decided that irrespective of their marks, no student from the reserved quota will be allowed to apply for a seat under the General quota.
The petitioner targeted this year’s prospectus issued by the MBBS selection committee. He further added that that the prospectus gave no indication of the fact that six medical colleges of the state have been disallowed to admit students this year.
“We want the condition of 40% marks in AIPMT to be relaxed so that students belonging to this category do not fail to get the benefit. We have given a representation to the chief minister in this regard and want the proposed counseling from Saturday be postponed till the issue is resolved,” said Ranjit Kumar of Hoshiarpur, as reported by the Times Of India.