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 ..


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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Supreme Court allows Centre to replace MCI oversight committee

The Supreme Court has allowed the Union Government to replace the oversight committee set up to supervise the functioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI) with a fresh panel of five eminent doctors. The Supreme Court also gave the ..