Major relief for MBBS aspirants : Himachal Pradesh


By : Mohan Verma

Number of aspirants who were in limbo for last few months have good news as Medical Council of India, an autonomous regularity body restored the 200 seats in two state medical colleges on Saturday.

Informing about this outcome, state government said in a press release that Medical Council of India (MCI) has recommended the renewal of permission of 100-100 MBBS seats of both the government medical colleges of the state.

After failing to meet the standards of MCI it had withdrawn the ascent to admit 35 candidates each in both medical colleges though it allowed a private medical college to admit more than 100 candidates for MBBS.

State government was under sharp criticism by the opposition failing to comply MCI norm.

MCI concede the request of the state after lot of hue and cry by parents as government claims now vigorously pursued the matter forcing MCI restore the number of 100 MBBS seats each.

The official announced that both medical colleges could enroll to earlier strength as a result of CPMT (combined pre-medical test) which is to be announced soon.

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ML Verma is a Senior journalist, with more than a decade of experience of active reporting for electronic media, news agencies and fast paced online media.

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