MBBS Seats

  • 15,800 more MBBS seats to be created in country: Ghulam Nabi Azad February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: With the availability of doctors being a dismal 0.5 for every 1,000 persons in the country, the Centre has proposed to create an additional 15,800 MBBS seats, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday. "The current doctor-population ratio in the country is approximately 1:1,700, yielding a density of 0.5 doctors...
  • Union Cabinet approves recommendation to increase 10,000 MBBS seats January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved recommendations for increasing MBBS seats by 10,000 in recognised government medical colleges in the country. At present, there are around 50,000 MBBS seats across the country and the government is keen to increase them to address the issue of shortage of doctors....
  • Convicted Congress MP Rasheed Masood disqualified from Rajya Sabha October 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress MP Rasheed Masood has been disqualified from the Rajya Sabha after being convicted in a graft case. This came after a Delhi court sentenced him to four years in jail in connection with the MBBS seat scam. The Rajya Sabha MP had been convicted of cheating, forgery...
  • News 360: Rasheed Masood jailed for 4 years in MBBS seat scam, loses RS seat October 1, 2013

    Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood has become the first legislator to be disqualified after a Delhi court sentenced him to four years in jail in connection with the MBBS seat scam. The Rajya Sabha MP had been convicted of cheating, forgery and corruption in an MBBS seat scam and...
  • Congress's Rasheed Masood jailed for 4 years in MBBS seat scam, loses RS seat October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress Rajya Sabha MP Rasheed Masood has become the first legislator to be disqualified after a Delhi court sentenced him to four years in jail in connection with the MBBS seat scam. The Rajya Sabha MP had been convicted of cheating, forgery and corruption in an MBBS seat...
  • MBBS seat scam: Congress MP seeks leniency, to be sentenced shortly October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress MP Rasheed Masood is at the Tees Hazari Court in New Delhi where arguments are on over his sentencing in connection with an MBBS seat scam case. The order is expected at 2:30 pm on Tuesday. The Rajya Sabha MP was convicted of cheating, forgery and corruption in...
  • Congress MP to be sentenced in MBBS seat case, faces disqualification October 1, 2013

    New Delhi: After RJD chief Lalu Prasad's conviction in the fodder scam, it's now the turn of Congress MP Rashid Masood. A special CBI court is likely to pass an order on the quantum of punishment for the Rajya Sabha MP who was found guilty of cheating, forgery and corruption...
  • RS MP Rashid Masood found guilty in MBBS seat allocation case September 19, 2013

    Tripura: Rajya Sabha MP and former Minister of State for Health Rashid Masood has been found guilty by a special CBI court for MBBS seat allotment fraud. The court has found Rashid Masood guilty of nominating undeserving candidates to the MBBS seats allotted to Tripura. The fraud was carried out...
  • MCI challenges Andhra HC order on medical seats July 24, 2012

    Hyderabad: The Medical Council of India has filed an appeal in the AP High Court against the single judge order granting provisional sanction of 50 MBBS additional seats each to the Osmania and Kakatiya medical colleges in the state. Justice CV Nagarjuna Reddy had on July 13, while dealing with...