medical colleges

Centre has approved eight medical colleges in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh: Ministry of Home Affairs

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy informed that eight medical colleges are currently under various stages of implementation and they will be constructed in the districts of Doda, Kathua, Baramulla, Anantnag, Rajouri, Udhampur, Handwara in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the district of Leh in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

Dec 10, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

India to get 75 new medical colleges in next 3 years, Centre to spend Rs 24,375 crore on them

The new medical colleges would be set up in areas having no medical college with at least 200 bedded district hospital. The government declared that preference will be given to aspirational districts and district hospital having 300 beds for the establishment of the new colleges.

Aug 28, 2019, 19:01 PM IST

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Jun 15, 2019, 22:00 PM IST

Cabinet approves schemes worth Rs 14,930 crore to boost health and medical sector

The government said on Wednesday that 18,058 undergraduate and postgraduate seats will be increased in medical colleges by 2020-21.

Feb 07, 2018, 23:09 PM IST

Kerala government to open Transgender clinics in medical colleges

It has been a long pending demand of the transgender community (TG) to get facilities for the sensitive, expensive and time-consuming surgery in the state.


Sep 11, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

All Bihar medical colleges to have eye banks by Dec end: Nitish Kumar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today announced that eye banks will be set up in all the medical colleges of the state and at the super speciality eye hospital here by the year end.

Aug 13, 2017, 19:50 PM IST

UP govt starts work on 6 AIIMS, 25 new medical colleges

The Yogi Adityanath government has started work on setting up six AIIMS and 25 new medical colleges in the state, one of the promises the BJP made in the run-up to the assembly polls.

Apr 10, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

4,000 medical PG seats added to streamline medical education: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the government has streamlined the medical education field and created 4,000 new post-graduate seats in medical colleges which would resolve the problem of lack of doctors.

Mar 07, 2017, 18:01 PM IST

Govt approves over 4,000 PG medical seats for academic session 2017-18

The government has approved an all-time record number of over 4,000 PG medical seats in various medical colleges and hospitals for 2017-18.

Mar 02, 2017, 16:26 PM IST

'Exempt Puducherry from NEET for admissions to medical courses'

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today said that he had requested the Centre to exempt Puducherry from NEET based selection of students for. Medical colleges during the 2017-2018 academic year

Feb 15, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test: NEET to be held in these 8 languages - Here's list

The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission in medical colleges will be held in eight languages- Hindi, English, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Tamil and Telugu- for the academic year 2017-18.

Dec 21, 2016, 19:30 PM IST

Kerala opposition to intensify protest against medical colleges fee hike

The Congress-led opposition on Monday continued to interrupt proceedings in the Kerala assembly for the sixth consecutive day and decided to intensify its protest against the "indiscriminate" fee hike in private self-financing medical colleges.

Oct 03, 2016, 18:57 PM IST

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.

Sep 22, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2016, 21:36 PM IST

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.

Jul 24, 2016, 23:24 PM IST

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.

May 01, 2016, 06:22 AM IST

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.”

Apr 30, 2016, 11:31 AM IST

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.

Apr 28, 2016, 15:56 PM IST

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.

Apr 28, 2016, 14:54 PM IST

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.

Apr 28, 2016, 14:13 PM IST