Medical Council of India extends admission date for PG medical courses - ECAS Punjab

Medical Council of India extends admission date for PG medical courses

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Tribune News Service
Faridkot, June 12

The Medical Council of India on Friday announced the extension of the last date for admission to post-graduate medical courses (MD/MS) for the academic session 2020-21 from May 31 to July 31 in all colleges.

Medicos told to join colleges

  • Due to the need of doctors in hospitals amid Covid outbreak, the Director General of Health Services on Friday directed medical graduates, who get admission in MD/MS courses, to report at their allotted colleges from June 16 onwards.

  • The process of seat allotment under the all-India quota for the courses will start on June 13 and the result of allotment will be declared on June 15. The admissions will continue till July 31.

  • In the meantime, selected candidates will have to report at their allotted colleges, reads the order.

The commencement of the academic session will take place between July 1 and July 31. The MCI allowed the extension after getting a nod from the Supreme Court. Earlier on May 28, the MCI had filed an application in the apex court, seeking an extension as the time schedule prescribed in the council regulation could not be followed due to the nationwide lockdown.

The MCI has also allowed extension in the grant of letter of permission for the establishment of new medical colleges, renewal of permission and starting or increasing seats in super speciality courses.

The last date for the grant of letter of permission for starting super speciality courses/increase in admission capacity for super speciality courses for the academic session 2020-21 has been extended from May 31 to July 15.

The last date for the grant of letter of permission for establishment of medical colleges as well as the increase in intake capacity of existing medical colleges in respect of MBBS course too has been extended from May 31 to August 31.



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