MCI Current Affairs, GK & News

MCI makes Pandemic Management a part of MBBS Course

The Medical Council of India (MCI) which regulates medical education in the country recently launched a notification which indicates medical colleges to include Pandemic Management in the Under Graduated course starting this year. About the Course Considering the need of the hour, A group of experts which includes senior doctors from AIIMS (All India Institute ..




Medical Council (Amendment) Bill 2019

The features of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2019 passed by the Lok Sabha are listed below: The bill amends the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 which provides for setting up the Medical Council of India (MCI) which regulates medical education and practice. The bill replaces the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2019. ..


Addressing Faculty Shortage in Medical Colleges

There has been an increase in the number of medical seats by 2750. These new doctors will join the workforce from 2024 onwards. Since most of the seats increased were in government colleges and hospitals the government has now claimed back the status as the largest trainer of doctors from the private sector in India ..


Draft Education Policy Unveiled

The Ministry of Human Resource and Development has unveiled the draft education policy. Features of the Draft Policy A complete restructuring of higher education by reintroducing the four-year programme in Liberal Arts Science Education (LASE) with multiple exit options. Even the three-year traditional B.A., B.Sc., as well as B.Voc. degrees will continue as well for ..


SC Stays Maharashtra EWS quota

The Supreme Court has stayed the 10 per cent Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) quota to PG medical courses in Maharashtra for the academic year 2019-20. What did the Supreme Court Say? The 10per cent EWS quota cannot be granted at the cost of others unless additional seats are created by Medical Council of India (MCI). ..