MEDICAL SEATS

  • Medical Council of India to restore 6,387 medical seats July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Medical Council of India (MCI) has agreed to restore 6,387 medical seats in government colleges which were cancelled earlier this year after state governments promised to upgrade infrastructure and comply fully with the Council's guidelines. MCI chairperson Jayshreeben Mehta said all the state governments have given an undertaking that...
  • Telangana government sanctions 200 additional medical seats July 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana government has sanctioned 200 additional medical seats across three medical colleges in the state from the current academic year. Deputy Chief Minister and Medical Education Minister T Rajaiah on Saturday said that Rajiv Institute of Medical Sciences in Nizamabad was allotted 100 additional seats, while Gandhi Medical College in...
  • Medical seats for sale: MCI asks CBI to conduct probe April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Medical Council of India (MCI) on Friday wrote to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) asking for a probe into a sting operation conducted by CNNIBN which exposed the sale of postgraduate medical seats in colleges across three states for crores of rupees. The CNNIBN sting had...
  • Medical seats sale: CD of sting operation sent to MCI April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: CNNIBN on Friday submitted a CD containing the sting operation on how medical colleges in three states are selling postgraduate seats for crores of rupees to the Medical Council of India (MCI). India's top doctors have demanded the government steps in and acts immediately to check the shocking...
  • Medical seats for sale: Dinesh Trivedi says more than $30 billion involved April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Former MoS health minister Dinesh Trivedi has said that every year more than $30 billion is involved in the medical seats' scam. He also claimed that politicians were controlling 100odd colleges which were putting their PG medical seats on sale. Trivedi was speaking to IBN18 EditorinChief Rajdeep Sardesai....
  • 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. ...
  • Medical seats on sale: Will the conspiracy of silence ever end? 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...
  • Mumbai: Medical college students say admissions need monitoring April 4, 2013

    Students of the Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College in Sion, Mumbai say that the sale of seats has been a longstanding scam. ...
  • 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...
  • Is medical education still on sale in India? April 4, 2013

    In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNNIBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges are illegally...
  • Private medical colleges selling seats for crores April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: In clear violation of the Supreme Court of India's orders and audacious contempt of law, five reputed colleges have been caught in the middle of the rot in the country's medical education system. A CNNIBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges...
  • Andhra HC nod for MBBS admissions July 31, 2012

    Hyderabad: Justice Vilas V Afzalpurkar of AP High Court on Monday allowed admission for management quota, that is C category, seats of nonminority private medical colleges and directed the NTR University of Health Sciences to examine and take appropriate action on the candidates list submitted to them for the 201213...
  • TN: Unprecedented rush for medical course seats May 16, 2012

    CHENNAI: A serpentine line of elderly women, 17yearolds and assorted relatives, wound endlessly outside the rather dilapidated Panagal Hall at the Kilpauk Medical College. As it moved slowly into the building, it was evident that people had added twists and turns to the queue innumerable times to salvage whatever little...
  • Medical students, interns go on indefinite strike April 15, 2008

    Mumbai: Medical students and interns along with resident doctors of 13 government medical colleges across Maharashtra went on an indefinite strike on Tuesday. This in protest against the reduction of postgraduate medical seats from 653 in 2007 to 411 in 2008, a cut of 242 seats. The seats have been reduced...