In a tragic incident, an MBBS student of Kurnool College in Andhra Pradesh, allegedly committed suicide. Reported on June 26, the victim identified as Lokesh was found hanging from the ceiling fan. The police who immediately rushed to the Vishwabharti Medical College, shifted the body to a government college for postmortem and launched an investigation. Although a failed love affair is suspected to be reason behind suicide, investigation is… read-more
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Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai handed over a Rs 25 lakh cheque to the final year MBBS student Naveen Shekharappa family who died in war-torn Ukraine, on March 5. He also assured a job for a family member. "Naveen's body will be brought back here as soon as possible. I'm constantly in touch with foreign minister S Jaishankar and officials," said Bommai. Shekharappa was a medical student at Kharkiv National Medical University.
The National Eligibility cum Entrance Test Exam (NEET) 2021 registration, has begun on July 13. Applicants can fill their registration form NTA website. The Union Health Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan announced the NEET 2021 UG exam to be held on September 12 instead of August 1. The exam will be conducted in English including 10… read-more
Considering the pressure on doctors due to massive surge in COVID cases, the UP government has decided to deploy fourth and fifth-year MBBS students at hospitals. The decision came after the state government announced the cancelation of MBBS exams amid rising cases of infections. Reportedly, the private labs and hospitals will also be used as COVID facilities to increase the medical infrastructure in the state.
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In what could be called as a sheer determination, a 64-year-old from Odisha has cleared NEET to pursue dreams. Retired in 2016, bank employee Jaya Kishore Pradhan had prepared for NEET since then. He got placed in Odisha's Vimsar after clearing NEET in 2020. Pradhan said, "I wish to provide free medical treatment to the poor.” Earlier in 2018, the Supreme court permitted aspirants above age 25 to appear for NEET.
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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan has announced a reservation of five medical seats for the wards of the COVID frontline workers who died during the pandemic. Reportedly, the reservation will be applicable for the 2020-21 academic session. The selection process will be carried out by the Medical Council Committee on the basis of NEET-2020 ranks. The candidates can apply under "Wards of COVID warriors" category in the central government-run … read-more
After getting the nod to admit more students in government medical-colleges at Doda, Anantnag, Baramulla, Kathua and Rajouri, medical-seats in Jammu and Kashmir have more than doubled. The MBBS seats have increased from 500 (2018-19) to 1100 in the current session. Notably, 50% of seats have been reserved for female aspirants. Calling it a great achievement J&K government spokesperson said that the arrangements to accommodate classes,… read-more
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The Medical Council of India (MCI) on August 28 decided to introduce a Pandemic Management Module in the MBBS course to prepare doctors to tackle challenges posed by pandemics like COVID-19. The module will educate medical students on infection control, disease management, epidemic management, research, communication, intensive care, and palliative care in times of a pandemic. It aims to make medical… read-more
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