Union health ministry proposes to eliminate NEET-PG

The health ministry proposes to scrap NEET-PG; MBBS final exam to remain a prerequisite for admission to MD, MS. Although, for admission to PG programmes at AIIMS, clearing a separate exam will remain mandatory.  NEET Super Speciality, which is a national-level entrance exam for admission in DM/MCh courses, will still exist

Union health ministry proposes to eliminate NEET-PG  In what comes as a huge sigh of relief to medical students who wish to pursue post-graduate, the health ministry has considered discarding NEET-PG and instead the final MBBS examination results would be required for admissions to MD and MS courses. The amendment has been included in the revised draft National Medical Commission (NMC) […]

Bombay HC rejects petition challenging SEBC reservation in medical education

The Bombay High Court has given a major relief to the medical aspirants from the Maratha community on Thursday, July 11. Earlier on June 27, the Bombay High Court upheld the state government’s decision to provide Maratha reservation in public employment and education under SEBC act to Maratha community

Bombay HC rejects petition challenging SEBC reservation in medical educationThe Bombay High Court has rejected a plea which challenged the Social Economic Backward Classes (SEBC) reservation in MBBS and dental courses.  The court has accepted the decision of the Maharashtra government while ruling against the plea filed by a group of aspiring medical students from the open category.   On May 20, the Maharashtra […]

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra

On Saturday, June 15, Maharashtra’s Medical Education Minister Girish Mahajan met Union Health Minister in Delhi and apprised Dr Harsh Vardhan about the need of increasing the MBBS seats. The union health ministry has responded positively and has increased the number of medical seats in Maharashtra by 970 seats 

Union health ministry increases 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for MaharashtraThe union health ministry has approved an increase of 970 MBBS seats under EWS quota for Maharashtra. The total seats increased all over India is 4,465 Maharashtra has witnessed the highest number of increase in seats compared to other states The union health ministry has issued the orders on Friday, June 21 Maharashtra Chief Minister […]

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approval

The medical education minister of Maharashtra, Girish Mahajan had a meeting with the union health minister Dr Harsh Vardhan in Delhi on Saturday, June 15. The meeting ended on a sweet note as the union health minister has given an in-principle nod to several key demands which will help boost Maharashtra’s health infrastructure

MBBS seats to increase in Maha, union health ministry give in-principal approvalThe Union Health Minister and Girish Mahajan discussed various issues pertaining to medical education and increasing the health infrastructure in Maharashtra. The Union Health Minister has in-principle approval the demands raised by the Maharashtra government in the meeting. Soon, undergraduate medical seats (MBBS) in Maharashtra are set to increase. The Union Health Ministry has given […]

Nagpur: Medical students to communicate directly with the Dean through a ‘Hotline’

In order to bring the transparency in the daily functioning of the college, Dr Sajal Mitra, Dean of government medical college Nagpur has started a Hotline. While speaking to My Medical Mantra Dr Mitra emphasises, doctors should spend quality time with the patients

Nagpur: Medical students to communicate directly with the Dean through a ‘Hotline’Dr Sajal Mitra, Dean of Nagpur Government Medical College has launched a pilot project called ‘Hotline’ in the college  Dr Mitra, who took over as a Dean recently, has shared his mobile number among all the students.  This number will serve as a hotline for the students to communicate directly with the dean in case of any […]

Mental health: Why are medical students more prone to suicidal thoughts?

Medical students are at high risk of depression and suicidal ideation, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Mental health: Why are medical students more prone to suicidal thoughts?The researchers say possible causes of depression and suicidal thoughts in medical students likely include stress and anxiety. To conduct this study, researchers examined more than 180 studies of 129,000 medical students worldwide, including Canada. They found that the incidence of depression, in this group was 27%, compared to 8 to 9% in the general […]

India: 39% first year students express regret after joining MBBS, reveals study

A recently done survey suggests that self-interest was the major reason for opting MBBS. Parent’s pressure was also observed as one of the reasons for opting MBBS. Almost one third of the students were having the feeling of regret for opting medical profession. Special attention should be paid towards such students

India: 39% first year students express regret after joining MBBS, reveals studyMedicine is considered as one of the most nobles professions in the country. The doctors well-respected in society and this inclines most of the students to choose medical education as their career of choice after completion of secondary schooling. Students view this profession as promising mainly due to the fact that it offers them a […]

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS students

 JJ hospital has set up a skills laboratory to enable MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) students to develop their innovative skills, enhance their thinking and imagination, this, in turn, will have a salutary effect on health

Mumbai: JJ Hospital inaugurates ‘SKILL LAB’ for MBBS studentsThe laboratory is called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. This laboratory was inaugurated by Maharashtra Minister of State for Medical Education Ravindra Chavan.  These laboratories were constructed by […]

Delhi: Doctors petition PM Modi to regulate fees of private medical colleges

Dr Harjit Singh Bhatti, President of AIIMS Resident Doctors Association (AIIMS RDA) has started a petition on a social media platform. Several doctors have also backed the petition registered by Dr Bhatti by signing it. So far, the petition has garnered 26,305 signatures online

Delhi: Doctors petition PM Modi to regulate fees of private medical collegesDr Bhatti has written a petition to highlight the issue of exorbitant fees charged by private medical colleges. He has asked the Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi to look into the matter and take the initiative of regulating the fees, so that medical education can be accessible to the common man. The petition deals […]

Mumbai: ‘SKILL LAB’ to help boost innovation skills in MBBS students

The ‘SKILL LAB’ to be inaugurated on September 05, it will give a wide range of scope to the MBBS students to apply their innovative skills

Mumbai: ‘SKILL LAB’ to help boost innovation skills in MBBS studentsThe lab will be called as ‘Medical innovative creative and entrepreneurship lab.’ The aim is to give MBBS student a chance to develop their innovative skills and develop a new technology which will boost the healthcare industry. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Dr Mukund Tayde, Acting Dean of state-run Sir JJ Group of Hospitals […]
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