SC: Can’t put off NEET-PG again, will hit health service – ET HealthWorld

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused further postponement of NEET-PG, slated for May 21 for admission to PG medical courses, saying any further delay in holding the test would lead to lack of availability of full strength of resident doctors in hospitals, impeding patient care facilities. A bench of Justices D Y Chandrachud and Surya Kant said NEET-PG 2022-23, which was earlier scheduled to be held on March 12, has already been postponed to May 21 because of the pandemic-caused delay in examination and admissions to PG medical…

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Union Health Ministry may postpone NEET-MDS exam by 4-6 weeks – ET HealthWorld

NEET-MDS examination 2022 may be postponed by four to six weeks and the date of completion of a compulsory rotating internship for eligibility for admission to MDS courses may be fixed at July 31, 2022 instead of March 31, 2022, said the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Thursday. “It is informed that the matter has been examined in this Ministry and in order to bring parity between the NEET-MDS 2022 and NEET-PG 2022 examination, it has been decided by the Competent Authority that the date for the…

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NEET-PG Counselling 2021: Resident Doctors’ Strike Called Off, Says FORDA

 Resident doctors in Delhi, who have been protesting over the delay in NEET PG counselling for two weeks, on Friday called off their strike after receiving assurances from the government that their demands would be looked into, their federation said. The stir by the Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association (FORDA) was called off at 12 noon, FORDA said in a statement. Patient care had been affected at several major hospitals in Delhi in this period as resident doctors have been boycotting services to lodge their protest. The federation on Thursday…

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NEET-PG: Face-Off Between Protesting Doctors, Police As Stir Intensifies

Protest by a large number of resident doctors in Delhi over the delay in NEET-PG 2021 counselling on Monday took a dramatic turn, as medics and police personnel faced off in streets, with both sides claiming several persons suffered injury in the ensuing melee. The stir, led by the Federation of Resident Doctors’ Association, has been going on for several days, and FORDA also said that several of its members were “detained” when they tried to hold a protest march from Maulana Azad Medical College (MAMC) to Supreme Court. FORDA president Manish…

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Gujarat: NeXT aims to replace MBBS finals, NEET-PG, FMGE – ET HealthWorld

AHMEDABAD: To be held on the lines of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE), the National Medical Council aims to conduct National Exit Test (NeXT) for final year MBBS students from 2023. The NeXT will replace the final year undergraduate examination and will also be the basis for admission to postgraduate specialty courses, replacing the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (PG). Students who clear the exam will be granted a licence to practice modern medicine in India and for enrolment in the state medical register or the national medical register, as…

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