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Cabinet approves setting up of National Medical Commission replacing MCI

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved National Medical Commission Bill, 2019 which provides for setting up of a National Medical Commission in place of Medical Council of India (MCI) so as to usher comprehensive reforms in the medical education sector. The Bill also seeks to repeal Indian Medical Council Act 1956. ..

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National Medical Commission Act 2019

President Ramnath Kovind has a signed the National Medical Commission Bill 2019 approved by both the houses of the parliament to reform the medical sector in India with the focus on reforming medical education. Features of the Act The Act seeks to repeal the Indian Medical Council Act 1956. The Act seeks to replace the ..

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Maharashtra: Governor promulgates Ordinance for Medical Admission Reservation

Maharashtra Governor V. Rao has promulgated an ordinance to provide reservation benefits in admissions to Social and Educationally Backward Classes (SEBCs) in medical education in state. Key Points of Ordinance Reason: In May 2019 the Nagpur bench of Bombay High Court has put a stay on the 16% quota offered by state to its Maratha ..

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New Subjects added to CBSE curriculum

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced the introduction of Artificial Intelligence (AI), Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE), and Yoga as skill subjects in the school curriculum for academic session 2019-20. AI will be introduced as an optional sixth subject for Class IX whereas ECCE and Yoga are being introduced as elective subjects ..

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National Testing Agency takes measures to Acquaint Aspirants

The National Testing Agency (NTA) which is vested with the responsibility of the conduction of competitive exams has taken the following measures to acquaint aspirants with the computer-based examinations: A mobile application has been launched through which students can practice or take mock tests on their smartphones. The National Testing Agency has also launched a network of ..

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