Medical Education

  • No MBBS duration extension or mandatory rural posting: Health Minister 14-02-2014 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: A day after students of Delhi's top medical colleges staged a protest in front of the Nirman Bhawan at Connaught Place, the Health Ministry on Thursday said that there was no such proposal to extend the duration of MBBS courses from existing 5.5 years to 7.5 years. Setting...
  • IIT-Kharagpur plans to offer courses in medicine 28-07-2013 01:49 PM

    Kharagpur: The Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur is considering a tie-up with leading bio-medical research institutes abroad as part of its plans to offer medical programmes without changing the IIT Act, its director said on Saturday. "Medical graduates coming out of the proposed medical school, who will take up different streams...
  • Centralisation will raise higher education standards: Dr Arvind Gautam 14-05-2013 05:44 PM

    The validity of the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to MBBS/postgraduate/dental and postgraduate courses has been questioned by several states and private institutions. Is medical education in a mess in India? Dr Arvind Gautam, chief co-ordinator, Sankalp Medicos Movement Association (SMMA), joined IBNLive readers for an interaction...
  • Cheating racket: PGIMER withholds MD entrance results 12-11-2012 02:38 PM

    Chandigarh: The Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh has withheld for an indefinite period the result of the 7,300 candidates who appeared for its MD entrance examination on Saturday after the CBI took 14 people, including seven girls, on remand till November 15 to probe...
  • Guru Granth Sahib World University VC shot at 01-08-2011 05:31 PM

    New Delhi: The Vice Chancellor of Guru Granth Sahib World University Dr Jasbeer Singh Ahluwalia was shot at by unidentified assailants on Monday. Ahluwalia was at Fatehgarh Sahib when the assailants opened fire. He was immediately taken to Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) in Chandigarh. Sources at...
  • President gives nod to MCI ordinance 16-05-2010 12:06 AM

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  • MCI registered arts students as doctors 05-05-2010 09:35 PM

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