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SC cancels counselling and admissions to medical courses in Madhya Pradesh

The Supreme Court on Thursday cancelled all counselling and admissions to undergraduate medical courses to both government and private medical colleges in Madhya Pradesh and ordered the process be held afresh through centralised counselling by the state government.

SC junks PIL questioning Justice Lodha panel's nod to new medical colleges

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a PIL seeking the quashing of three orders by the Justice Lodha-headed Oversight Committee for allegedly arrogating to itself the powers of the central government while granting approval to 25 new medical colleges.

Over 90% of 4.75 lakh candidates appear in NEET II exam

More than 90 percent of the over 4.75 lakh candidates who had registered for the NEET II exam for admission to medical and dental colleges took the test on Sunday in 56 cities, including violence-hit Srinagar.

First phase of NEET examination today as Supreme Court says allow exam to be held

First phase of NEET examination today as Supreme Court says allow exam to be held

The first phase of the single entrance test NEET for admissions to MBBS and BDS courses across the country will be held on Sunday as the Supreme Court had yesterday refused to accord an urgent hearing of a plea seeking modification of its earlier order.

Supreme Court declines students' plea, says first phase of NEET will be held on Sunday

Supreme Court declines students' plea, says first phase of NEET will be held on Sunday

Refusing to entertain the students' plea seeking modification of its NEET order passed earlier this week, the court said: “Let the exams go on.”

Supreme Court approves single common entrance test for medical courses; NEET to be conducted in two phases

Supreme Court approves single common entrance test for medical courses; NEET to be conducted in two phases

The first phase of NEET will be conducted on May 1 instead of the scheduled AIPMT; second phase will be held on July 24.

Will NEET be conducted this year for medical courses? Supreme Court to pronounce order at 3.30 pm

Will NEET be conducted this year for medical courses? Supreme Court to pronounce order at 3.30 pm

The Supreme Court will at 3.30 pm on Thursday pronounce its order on whether the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) will be conducted this year for admissions to medical courses, both in government and private colleges, across the country.

Centre, CBSE propose NEET schedule; exam may be conducted in two phases

Centre, CBSE propose NEET schedule; exam may be conducted in two phases

The schedule was proposed even as the Supreme Court reserved its order on whether AIPMT or NEET will be conducted this year.

Supreme Court reserves order on conduct of NEET or AIPMT for medical colleges' admission

Supreme Court reserves order on conduct of NEET or AIPMT for medical colleges' admission

The SC had earlier this month paved the way for holding the NEET, a single common entrance test for medical courses including MBBS and BDS.

Make Vyapam accused students, job seekers approvers: Digvijay Singh

The Congress leader tried to draw a parallel between the teachers recruitment scam of Haryana and Vyapam.

No research papers from 332 medical colleges in 10 years

A total of 332 medical colleges in India have not published any research papers during 2005-14, a journal has revealed.

Rs 10 crore sanctioned for medical colleges in Himachal

The union health ministry on Wednesday sanctioned Rs 10 crore for setting up three medical colleges in Himachal Pradesh to improve the state's public health infrastructure.

Odisha urges Centre to release fund for setting up 5 medical colleges

Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday urged PM to release the central government's share of funds for setting up five new medical colleges in the state.

Bihar announces setting up five new medical colleges

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday announced that five new medical colleges will be set up in Bihar as he worked to overhaul and strengthen health care

Set to expand medical college network in 'big' way: Govt

 Observing that the prestigious AIIMS was overburdened, the government today said it is all set to expand the network of medical colleges in the country even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley pushed for relaxation in medical council and municipal norms to achieve that goal.

Govt to upgrade district hospitals into medical colleges

 As part of its efforts to improve manpower in medical sector, government is planning to upgrade district hospitals into medical colleges.

17 new medical colleges to be built, 70 to be upgraded: Nadda

17 new medical colleges to be built, 70 to be upgraded: Nadda

As part of efforts to ensure universal health coverage, the government has approved setting up of 17 new medical colleges apart from taking up upgradation of 70 existing medical institutions, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Fill vacancies of professors in medical colleges: Bombay HC to govt

Raising concerns over the large number of vacancies of professors and associate professors in medical colleges, the Bombay High Court has asked Maharashtra government to take up the issue on priority basis and fill up the posts immediately.

Centre to strengthen medical education: Nadda

The Centre plans to strengthen medical education in the country by upgrading 300 medical institutions, Union Health and Family Welfare Minister JP Nadda said on Friday.

Five new medical colleges likely to come up in J&K

The Central government is planning to set up five new medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government said on Tuesday.