ENTRANCE TEST

  • MP CM files defamation case against Congress leader over PMT scam allegations June 24, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has filed a defamation case against Congress spokesperson KK Mishra for alleging the role of his family in the PreMedical Entrance Test scam. He had earlier rejected the allegation that his family members are involved in the scam saying that there is...
  • PMT scam: MP CM rejects Congress's allegations of his family's involvement June 23, 2014

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has rejected the Congress's allegation that his family members are involved in the Premedical entrance test scam. He has said that there is no proof that his family benefitted from the scam. "Do they not attempt any fact checking before carrying out such...
  • MP PMT scam gets bigger, 500 arrested including students, parents June 20, 2014

    Bhopal: Another 65 students have been arrested in connection with the Premedical entrance test recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh. The Special Task Force has arrested a total of 500 people including parents for seeking admission in various government medical colleges through unfair means. A total of 1,100 medical students had...
  • MP Police arrests 14 students in premedical entrance exam scam June 19, 2014

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Police has made several arrests in connection with an alleged scam in premedical entrance exams. The Special Task Force has arrested 14 students so far on charges of taking admission in various government medical colleges through unfair means. The STF is examining 450 other students whose...
  • IPS officer RK Shivhare accused in medical entrance test scam sent to jail April 26, 2014

    Suspended IPS officer R K Shivhare, an accused in the PrePG Test for admission in PostGraduate medical courses besides the police recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh, was sent to jail by a courting Bhopal after his police remand ended. Shivhare surrendered before the Special Task Force (STF) on April 21 and...
  • Students were asked to remove bracelet, kripan to take test, say parents August 20, 2013

    Parents of some Sikh students have alleged that their children were asked to remove religious symbols like kirpan and kada (bracelet) to gain entry at some centres in Chandigarh for the PGIMER entrance test. The candidates, who also included girls, were later allowed to take the test yesterday and were...
  • Plea filed in SC against medical entrance exam verdict August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A petition was filed in the Supreme Court on Monday seeking a review of its judgement scrapping the single common entrance test (NEET) for admissions to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in all medical colleges. The plea filed by NGO 'Sankalp', through lawyer Prashant Bhushan, has sought a...
  • CAT 2013 registration begins today; exams to be conducted over 20 days August 5, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Institutes of Management opened the registration window of the Common Entrance Test (CAT 2013) on Monday. The registration window will be open from August 5 to September 26, 2013. This year the CAT aspirants can also buy vouchers online directly from IIMs. CAT 2013 will be conducted...
  • Don't know if medical entrance order was leaked: ExCJI Altamas Kabir July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Former Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir says he is being wrongly indicted by his successor and has demanded an apology for the observations against him on case related to a corporate group. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Justice Kabir hit out at his successor Chief...
  • Will order probe if medical entrance exam verdict was leaked: CJI July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The new Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam, has spoken out on the allegations of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) verdict having been leaked. He has said the court is open to an inquiry. "Nobody will encourage such things, we can't accept it. We are following strict...
  • Govt to file review petition on SC order on NEET July 19, 2013

    The government will ask for a review of the Supreme Court order quashing the common medical entrance test. Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said the court should have provided an alternative. ...
  • NEET: Health Ministry seeks legal opinion to file review petition July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry has sought legal opinion on whether it can file a review petition on the Supreme Court order quashing common entrance test for admission to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in medical colleges. Top Health Ministry officials on Thursday discussed the Supreme Court order and asked...
  • FTP: Is it becoming increasingly difficult to become a doctor in India? July 18, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination. ...
  • SC quashes NEET for medical courses, Health Minister upset July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: It's been a nervewracking wait for over eight lakh medical aspirants out of whom seven lakh were hoping to get one of the 31,000 MBBS seats available in the country. But the Supreme Court's verdict has shattered their dreams of sitting for only one entrance test the...
  • SC quashes common entrance test for admission to medical colleges July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday quashed the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admissions into all medical and dental colleges. The apex court ruled that the Medical Council of India cannot conduct a unified examination. The bench of Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir, Justices Vikramajeet Sen and...
  • FTN: SC orders NEET results be declared: Is medical education in a mess in India? May 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Monday directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. ...
  • SC verdict on NEET: What it means for the medical aspirants May 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court on Monday directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. ...
  • SC verdict on NEET quite unexpected, say medical aspirants May 13, 2013

    The Supreme Court has ruled that there will be no single entrance exam for PG medical and dental colleges this year. States which didn't conduct their own exams will follow the NEET results, but they are not binding on all states. ...
  • SC tells medical colleges to declare results; NEET voluntary for now May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed medical colleges to declare all pending Post Graduate results, which were stayed by the December 13, 2012, order. However, this is only an interim arrangement for this year and a final judgement will be delivered by the Supreme Court in the first week...
  • SC verdict on NEET today, 90,000 medical aspirants wait and watch May 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday decide the fate of 90,000 medical aspirants after it takes a decision on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) or the common entrance test for MBBS, Dental and PG medical courses. This comes more than a month after a CNNIBN sting operation...
  • No SC verdict on NEET yet as medical students wait anxiously April 24, 2013

    New Delhi: After exposing the rot in medical education, CNNIBN now turns its focus to the plight of medical students who are caught in the standoff between private colleges and the government. With the Supreme Court decision on the single entrance exam National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) still pending,...
  • Medical seats for sale: Is there a conspiracy of silence? April 4, 2013

    A CNNIBN sting operation exposed how medical seats are being sold in black to the highest bidder by private medical colleges in three states. ...
  • Will urge MCI to act: Health Minister on medical seats sale April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Thursday said he would ask the Medical Council of India (MCI) to act against PG medical colleges, which have been accepting money to book seats for students even before the medical entrance exam results were declared. His statement came a day...
  • PG medical entrance test: MCI seeks more time from SC April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) on Thursday sought more time from the Supreme Court to make a written submission in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) case. The Supreme Court hinted at considering extension of dateline for admission and interim order could be announced in the...
  • Pvt medical colleges sell seats; Govt must act now, say doctors April 4, 2013

    New Delhi: India's top doctors have demanded that the government steps in and acts immediately to check the shocking contempt of law displayed by administrators of private medical and dental colleges. This came after a CNNIBN sting operation exposed how PG medical college seats are on sale with some being...
  • Medical aspirants desperately await SC verdict on entrance exams February 7, 2013

    Bangalore/New Delhi: Even as the Supreme Court's verdict on National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for medical and dental courses is awaited, private colleges have started conducting their own entrance exams. Caught in the middle of the Centre versus state tussle are thousands of students who have no idea what the...
  • Scrap medical entrance test: Karunanidhi to Centre October 21, 2012

    Chennai: Opposing the proposed National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for medical courses, DMK, a key ally of UPA, on Sunday sought the Centre's immediate intervention to abolish the system of entrance test. "There are reports that the Centre proposed to conduct entrance test for medical education. The Central Government should intervene...
  • IIMs planning changes in Common Entrance Test October 15, 2012

    New Delhi: With students from engineering background dominating management programmes in IIMs, the premier Bschools are planning some changes in the Common Admission Test to ensure a broadbased representation. "Efforts are on to have a relook at the Common Admission Test (CAT)...some changes that will be helpful for people from other...
  • Single PG medical entrance test from 2013 September 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Admission to all postgraduate courses in medical colleges across India from next year will be through a common entrance test to be conducted by National Board of Examination from November 23 to December 6, 2012. The test will be applicable for PG seats of all the 350 medical colleges...
  • CAT 2012: focus on your weak areas September 12, 2012

    With less than a month to go now for CAT 2012, most students would be wondering if they really have it in them to make it through the CAT exam. If you identify your weak areas and put in focussed effort to improve upon them, you will increase your chances...