MBBS Should Be Completed Max in 9 Years – MCI

Till now, there was no upper limit to the number of attempts for passing the MBBS course, from now on The Medical Council of India has decided not to give any extra time to students who do not clear their professional exams within nine years from the date of admission in a medical college. (via) […]

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NEET Should Be Optional Argues Medical College Representatives

The Medical college representatives¬†at a meeting organized by the Education Promotion Society in Bangalore argued that the common medical entrance exam ‘NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Exam)’ to be made optional. Citing reasons such as the varied syllabus across different boards & hitting on the rural students unpreparedness for such a competitive entrance exam according […]


MCI Relaxes Norms In Underserved States To Allow New Colleges

Medical apex body the Medical Council of India (MCI) gave nod to start new medical college (branches) in states with poor doctor patient ratio according to a report. Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Rajasthan and parts of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, besides the North-Eastern States are allowed to have more colleges using the existing […]

Legal Battle Against Maiden NEET UG 2012

The medical education regulatory body MCI has announced the finalized NEET UG syllabus and had uploaded on it’s website; since then MCI has been challenged by state governments, parents and students especially from rural backgrounds. Although supreme court has favored MCI’s proposal to hold a common medical entrance test long ago; it is looking like […]

MCI Confirms NEET UG Syllabus

The much awaited notification is released officially by the Medical Council of India on NEET UG syllabus which was due since the draft syllabus was announced on 22nd July 2011. After receiving and reviewing feedback MCI had made necessary changes and finalized the syllabus. Of the 1970 feedback submissions received by MCI, 171 of them […]

Can MCI Play Handy Role in Organizing NEET

Million dollar question hunting thousands of students and parents is about the ‘Common Medical Entrance Tests’ for both undergraduate and postgraduate courses proposed by the Medical Council of India (MCI). NEET PG has almost got ruled out, atleast till 2013; all eyes are now set on the “National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET UG)‘ which […]

No NEET PG in 2012

NEET PG has been called off sources confirmed, with less than four months to go Medical Council of India decided not to conduct National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET PG) in 2012. As reported earlier, AIIMS has not agreed to hold the mass common medical entrance test citing lack of resources and inadequate infrastructure. Government […]

NEET Will Be Held Only in English & Hindi

The proposed common medical entrance test (NEET) will only be held in Hindi & English. MCI chairman Dr K K Talwar had said “It is practically not possible to hold the test in vernacular languages, NEET can only be held in Hindi & English” (via). This will set back hopes of few states which were […]

PIL against MCI in connection with NEET

Users are aware there is a long debate about the proposal made by Medical Council of India in connection with the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for medical colleges in India. NEET according to MCI is supposed to take away the burden and stress on students by avoiding multiple entrance tests. Till date, the move […]

Dental Colleges Too Will Use NEET Score

Following the Supreme Court nod, Medical Council of India has taken the initiative of conducting a ‘Common Medical Entrance Test’ (NEET-National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) for graduate, postgraduate & super specialty medical courses. Till date however there was no official notification on when NEET UG will be conducted. However NEET PG will be conducted in […]