Medical admission

Next NEET-PG could be the last, to be replaced with MBBS exit test likely to be held in Dec 2023

The National Medical Commission is learnt to have conveyed to the Union Health Ministry that it intends to conduct the National Exit Test in December 2023, official sources said.

published on : 9th November 2022

Postgraduate medical admissions: SC upholds 20 pc quota for in-service officers in Maharashtra

From the academic year 2022-23, government approval is being given to reserve 20 per cent seats for in-service candidates for admissions to PG medical and diploma courses, the resolution said.

published on : 20th October 2022

Interim stay on TN PG medical admission lifted

A Bench comprising Justices SS Sundar and S Srimathy noted that a similar petition was filed before the Principal Seat in Madras last year and the same was dismissed by the Court.

published on : 31st August 2022

Recommend eligible candidates for medical admission under Central Pool: Madras HC

The judge noted that the petitioner, who hails from a rural background, had made significant academic and technical achievements and had also cleared NEET last year.

published on : 28th August 2022

Madras High Court upholds 7.5 per cent medical quota for Tamil Nadu government school students

The court dismissed all the petitions challenging the reservation and seeking similar benefits.

published on : 7th April 2022

Cracks in Supreme Court appeared in November

IT all started in November 2017, when Chief Justice Dipak Misra overrode a judicial order passed by Justice J Chelameswar’s in an alleged medical admission scam involving the judiciary.

published on : 13th January 2018

Protests over Anitha’s death continue in Chennai, 340 detained  

Protests continued over suicide of medical aspirant Anitha of Ariyalur district, all through Sunday at various locations in the city.

published on : 4th September 2017

Anitha had a dream, a poor Dalit village girl who would become a doctor — but it died with her

She scored 1,176/1,200 in Class 12, but S Anitha, daughter of a Dalit labourer from backward Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu, didn’t score high in NEET. Missing a medical seat, she killed herself on Friday.

published on : 1st September 2017

Medical admissions: Just five from Tamil Nadu State Board in NEET top 20

After being on hold for weeks while the State optimistically pursued efforts to get an exemption from the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, Tamil Nadu finally released the provisional rank list.

published on : 24th August 2017

Supreme Court directs Tamil Nadu to follow NEET, counselling on Thursday

Supreme Court directed the State government to follow the NEET merit list in granting admissions to medical and dental courses for this academic year.

published on : 23rd August 2017

SC asks Tamil Nadu to follow common NEET for medical admissions after Centre refuses to endorse ordinance

The Centre has rejected the NEET exemption ordinance proposed by Tamil Nadu saying one state cannot be granted exemption.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Radhakrishnan leaves for Delhi again over NEET issue

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan along with senior officials from the Directorate of Medical Education left for New Delhi on Sunday again over seeking exemption for the State from NEET.

published on : 21st August 2017

Ariyalur Dalit girl represents Tamil Nadu’s NEET angst at Supreme Court

The dalit girl has scored top marks in the State Board Class 12 examination, but could not match it in the national test which is based on CBSE syllabus.

published on : 18th August 2017

WB, TN students got different NEET question papers: MPs in Rajya Sabha 

Members of the TMC and AIADMK in the Rajya Sabha today expressed grave concern over the issue of different questions papers being given to students attempting NEET.

published on : 24th July 2017