Post Graduation

  • Medical students doing PG to be posted in rural areas: Government July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: In a bid to ensure availability of doctors in rural areas, government on Friday said that it is mulling sending medical students pursuing post-graduation courses on village posting and has identified 184 districts in 18 states to push for medical facilities. Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said that a proposal...
  • Students caught in confusion over DU admissions, VC's resignation June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: After days of standoff with the UGC over the four-year undergraduate programme, most colleges in Delhi university have agreed to end the controversial four-year post graduate programme course. However, confusion persists with no official word from the authorities on when the admission process is due to start. While 57...
  • No MBBS duration extension or mandatory rural posting: Health Minister February 14, 2014

    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...
  • UP: 93 colleges to get notice for alleged mass cheating May 24, 2013

    Kanpur: Ninty three colleges of Chhatrapati Sahu Ji Maharaj University in Kanpur will be served notice on May 27 for their alleged involvement in mass cheating in the undergraduate and postgraduate exams of 2012-2013. "The examination committee of the university has probed the complaints of mass cheating against the colleges,...
  • 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...
  • Medical seats sale: CD of sting operation sent to MCI April 5, 2013

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN on Friday submitted a CD containing the sting operation on how medical colleges in three states are selling post-graduate 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: Is there a conspiracy of silence? April 4, 2013

    A CNN-IBN 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 CNN-IBN 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 CNN-IBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges are illegally...
  • Private medical colleges selling seats for crores April 4, 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 CNN-IBN sting operation covering three states has exposed how private medical and dental colleges...
  • 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...
  • Cheating racket: PGIMER withholds MD entrance results November 12, 2012

    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...
  • Hyderabad: Demand doubles for PG engg courses May 1, 2012

    HYDERABAD: The number of applicants for post-graduate engineering courses has nearly doubled this year and lack of jobs seems to be only one of the reasons for the growing interest in M.tech courses.About 68,000 applied for PGECET-2012 (Post Graduate Engineering Common Entrance Test) by April 23, the last date for...
  • Man pierced by iron rods, saved by doctors March 12, 2012

    Chandigarh: A youth, pierced through the body by two iron rods, got a a new lease of life as doctors at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS), Rohtak removed both bars - one of which had gone through a lung and had narrowly missed the heart - in a...
  • UK announces changes in student visa system March 23, 2011

    New Delhi: In what could be a setback to many Indian students aspiring to study in Britain, the UK government has announced a major overhaul of the student visa system, tightening the entrance criteria and the post-study work route. There will be restrictions on work placements...
  • Law PG degree may become one-year course April 22, 2010

    New Delhi: A post-graduate degree in law may become a one-year course instead of the current duration of two years, Minister of State for Human Resource Development D. Purandeswari said on Wednesday. "A proposal to restructure the existing post-graduate programme in law from that of two years duration to a one-year...
  • Patient held captive at hospital for not paying bills October 21, 2008

    Lucknow: An 18-year old cardiac patient who was allegedly held captive at a Government-run hospital for more than a year for not paying her bills was discharged on Tuesday evening, officials said. "Salma has been discharged, although an enquiry into the case is still underway," said, medical superintendent of the Sanjay...