Medical Courses

  • Govt to file review plea on SC order on common medical entrance July 19, 2013

    New Delhi: The Union Health Ministry will be filing a review petition on Supreme Court order on common medical entrance examination. The apex court on Thursday quashed the common medical entrance - National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) - for admission to MBBS, BDS and post-graduate courses in medical colleges. Health Minister Ghulam...
  • SC quashes NEET for medical courses, Health Minister upset July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: It's been a nerve-wracking 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 verdict on medical college admissions gets mixed response 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 does not have the jurisdiction to hold a unified examination. The verdict evoked mixed response from members of medical...
  • 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 CNN-IBN sting operation...
  • TN: Jaya opposes all-India CET for UG, PG medical courses October 1, 2012

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday strongly opposed an All India Common Entrance Test for admission to Under Graduates and Post Graduates courses in medical colleges, saying such a move would interfere with the State's rights and create problems in implementing the reservation policy. In a letter...
  • SC permits online counselling for MBBS courses June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on June 7 permitted the Union Health Ministry to undertake online counselling for admission of students to undergraduate medical courses for 15 per cent central seats in government colleges across the country. An apex court bench of Justice KS Radhakrishnan and Justice JS Khehar cleared the...
  • SC gives nod to single test for medical courses March 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Central Government to hold a single eligibility-cum-entrance examination for MBBS and post-graduate medical courses in the country from the 2011-12 academic session. A bench of justices RV Raveendran and AK Patnaik passed the order, saying that it will also be applicable for...
  • Chennai students in medical courses get a breather July 10, 2007

    Chennai: Maria, who has a B.Sc in Biotech, is relieved that a Madras High court ruling has not dashed her dream of becoming a doctor. The Court on Tuesday set aside an interim order that had stayed counselling for medical and dental courses. The court order came on a batch...