Medical Council of India

Kaloji plans Rs 20 lakh exit fee to stem PG seat sale

University authorities have found that 25 private medical colleges were into this illegal money-spinning activity with the help of an agent-student nexus.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Cadaver sale earns Rs 6.4 lakh for Thiruvananthapuram Medical College in four years

The demand for cadavers have skyrocketed as the Medical Council of India has stipulated that every 10 students get one cadaver for study.

published on : 7th February 2022

Backdoor entry in medical colleges should stop: Delhi High Court

However, according to the Supreme Court’s direction, admissions in all government and private medical colleges in the country have to be done through the centralised counselling system. 

published on : 20th September 2021

Government set to revert MCI order; Open school students likely to be allowed to appear for NEET

MCI, in a communiqué, sent to the NIOS in December last year had said that students who pass out their class 12 boards will not be allowed to appear in the NEET.

published on : 23rd January 2018

OPD services in private hospitals to be hit today as doctors protest National Medical Commission Bill

The doctors in the State and across the country will be suspending the routine service of the outpatient department between 6 am and 6 pm, but emergency and critical services will continue to operate

published on : 2nd January 2018

Indian Medical Association protest against NMC bill may hit services in private hospitals

Services at OPDs of many private hospitals may be hit by the protest, but emergency and critical services will remain open.

published on : 1st January 2018

National Medical Commission Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

A bill to replace the apex medical education regulator -- Medical Council of India with a new body, to ensure transparency, was introduced in the Lok Sabha.

published on : 29th December 2017

Supreme Court sets up panel to probe Bhopal medical college 

The panel was set up after it came to the court’s notice that the college had presented fake doctors and patients during an inspection by the Medical Council of India.

published on : 18th December 2017

IMA opposes formation of new body to replace Medical Council of India

The 25-Commission, with only five elected members, will not regulate the medical education in the country.

published on : 16th December 2017

Cabinet approves bill to replace Medical Council of India

The Union Cabinet approved the bill setting up the National Medical Commission that seeks to replace the Medical Council of India.

published on : 15th December 2017

Amid NEET controversy, Medical Council of India to introduce new modules in MBBS from 2018

Revamp of Graduate Medical Education Regulations is in the offing as MBBS syllabus to be common throughout the country.

published on : 3rd December 2017

Tamil Nadu likely to conduct medical admission through NEET

With no word from the Central government yet on the fate of special Ordinance for exemption, the State government is likely to conduct MBBS admission through NEET.

published on : 12th August 2017