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AP PG admission scam unearthed

A probe ordered by governor E S L Narasimhan after President's Rule was imposed in Andhra Pradesh has unearthed a Rs100 crore paper leak scam in the Post-Graduate Medical Entrance Test conducted by the Vijayawada-based Dr NTR University of Health Sciences. The Crime Investigation Department (CID) of Andhra Pradesh Police on Tuesday booked a case in connection with the alleged irregularities in the exam. "The CID has registered a case on charge of cheating and under other relevant sections of IPC and AP Prevention of Malpractices and Unfair Means Act, and has begun its probe," director general of police B Prasada Rao said. The state government had on Monday ordered a CID inquiry into the alleged irregularities in PG Medical Entrance Exam, after a one-man committee, headed by State Council of Higher Education Chairman, L Venugopal Reddy, constituted to look into the issue submitted its report to Governor E S L Narasimhan. A team of CID visited the university and qu

DNB Family Medicine - Is it right for me?

Hello all DNB Broad Speciality Aspirant, The counselling for dnb has started and we are getting a lot of queries regarding wheather to join family medicine or not. Everybody is in confusion regarding family medicine. So I thought of writing this article describing some points about Family Medicine so that all FM aspirants can make a informed choice. This post is not a advice or justification to whether family medicine as a course is a good choice or bad. First things first No one other than you yourself is a better judge of your future and career. So read this, consult your seniors but finally sit down with calm head and analyse yourself before making final decision. Now next thing is and this not only applies for family medicine but all the branches. Ask yourself that will you be satisfied with the course, because your happiness and satisfaction is important. If you are satisfied, any kind of hurdle wont affect you and you will find the solution anyway but if you are not happy then

Probe into AP PG Entrance; Students demand CBI inquiry

Governor ESL Narasimhan on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into alleged irregularities in the conduct of AP PG Medical Entrance Examination-2014. Prof LV Venugopal Reddy will be conducting the inquiry. The governor’s decision came after a delegation of junior doctors had takenthe matter to his notice. Earlier, a large group of MBBS graduates, who have appeared for AP PG Medical Entrance test, organised a protest rally from Siddartha Medical College to NTR University of Health Sciences (NTRUHS) Tuesday demanding a probe into the irregularities in the entrance test and reconduct of the exam by putting a stay on admissions counselling. “Aspirants who have fared miserably in the PG entrance tests of the other states have scored top ranks in AP PG Medical Entrance Examination-2014 (APPGMEE) , giving scope to a lot of suspicions. There are glaring differences between the ranks that many candidates scored in the AP PG exam and other nationwide exams. How can a student who fared so badly in the o

UPSC Combined Medical Services (CMS) Exam 214 notification

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Andra Pradesh may face reexam for PG admissions

Hyderabad: The state government is likely to conduct a re-exam for PG medical admissions for the coming academic year, 2014-15, after being hit by controversy. Students complained of question paper leakage and large-scale irregularities in the results announced recently by the NTR. University of Health Sciences. The state government appointed a committee to inquire into the issue following the directions of Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan. The committee is likely to recommend a re-test to clear doubts among students. Inquiry committee chairman Prof. L. Venugopala Reddy, also the chairman of the Andhra Pradesh State Council of Higher Education, said that the committee will submit its report to the government in a week. Prof. Reddy has been receiving complaints from students at the public hearings held at the Nagarjuna University since March 20. “We have received a lot of complaints from students regarding irregularities during the examination. Though the students could not submit any conc

AIPGMEE 2014 Counselling Updated Schedule (20/3/2014)

In compliance of the order dated 14.03.2014 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in WP(C) 433 of 2013 REVISED - SCHEDULE FOR ONLINE ALL INDIA QUOTA PG COUNSELING – 2014 All qualified candidates please note that the Registration, choice filling/locking done earlier between 28.02.2014 to 07.03.2014 will be treated null and void (cancelled). All qualified candidates interested in participating in online PG All India Quota Counseling are required to register and complete procedure, afresh, as mentioned in schedule below. Click on Image to Enlarge Official Link: CLICK HERE

Fresh Foreign Medical Graduates will have to register to State Medical Council

In a recent notification by MCI now all fresh foreign medical graduates will have to register to their respective state medical councils after clearing MCI screening exam. Direct registration to MCI will not be entertained with effect from 1st March 2014. The official notice is HERE

AIPGMEE Counselling Case Update: 14th March 2014

ITEM NO.3 COURT NO.4 SECTION X S U P R E M E C O U R T O F I N D I A RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS WRIT PETITION (CIVIL) NO(s). 433 OF 2013 DR FRAZ NASEEM & ORS Petitioner(s) VERSUS UNION OF INDIA & ORS Respondent(s) (With application for directions, stay, intervention, impleadment, permission to file additional documents and office report) WITH W.P(C) NO. 716 of 2013 ............................. UPON hearing counsel the Court made the following O R D E R WP(C) NO.433 of 2013 [OUT-TODAY] 4 We have heard learned counsel for the parties. For the time being we fix the following schedule for the admissions to the Post Graduate Medical Courses for the academic session 2014-2015:- Official link to the order:  Download Here State Counselling All India Counselling 1 st round of counselling To be over by 30 th March Between 4 th April and 16 th April Last date for joining the allotted college and course 7 th April

PGI Chandigarh MD/MS/MDS Admissions July 2014 session notification

Important Dates for PGIMER: Dates for downloading of Prospectus/ Application form from: 02nd Mar 2014 to 04th Apr 2014 Dates for generating the Challan form from: 04th Mar 2014 to 02nd Apr 2014 (2359 hours) and the State Bank of India will accept the fees upto 04th Apr 2014 The last date of receipt of applications is 04th Apr 2014 (up to 05.00 p.m.) Tentative Dates of Examinations:  MD/MS: 18th May 2014 (Sunday) MDS/House Job/ (OHS): 08th June 2014 (Sunday) DM/M.Ch/MHA: 15th June 2014 (Sunday) Fellowship Courses/ MPH/M.Sc: 22nd June 2014 (Sunday) For details, log on to the link: Important Links: Click here for Details Prospectus for MD/MS Prospectus for MDS/ House Job(OHS) Application Form for MD/MS, DM/M.Ch, MDS/House Job, MHA Challan Form for MDS/Housejob,MHA/MPH,M.Sc, MD/MS,DM/M.Ch, Fellowship PGI APPLICATION PROCEDURE 1. The Application form is available on the PGIMER website ( www.pgimer

AIPGMEE Counselling case update: Stay on counselling to continue

The stay on the 1st Round of AIPGMEE counselling to continue. The case has been scheduled for 14/03/2014 for next hearing. NOTICE REGARDING STAY OF ALL INDIA QUOTA PG 2014 ONLINE COUNSELING Reference interim order dated 07.03.2014 of the Supreme Court of India in Writ Petition in the Title: Dr. Fraz Naseem & Ors V/S UOI & Ors Case: IA.13 in CWP. 433/2013 with Akshay Sindu & Ors V/S UOI & Ors CWP. 716/2013 Lipika Gupta V/S UOI & Ors CWP. 737/2013 Priya Gupta V/S State of Chattisgarh & Ors IA.NO… /2014 in CA.4318/2012 , while hearing the case on 07.03.2014, the Hon’ble Supreme Court adjourned the matter for 14.03.2014 and has directed the Union of India & Ors that the interim order dated 28.02.2014 will continue. In view of the continuation of interim order dated 28.02.2014 of the Hon’ble Supreme Court, since the registration is already over, the online counseling process is stayed henceforth till further directions are received from the Hon’ble Sup

Stay on All India Counselling, Registration will continue according to schedule

NOTICE REGARDING CONTINUATION OF REGISTRATION FOR ALL INDIA QUOTA PG 2014 ONLINE COUNSELING Reference interim order dated 28.02.1014 of the Supreme Court of India in Writ Petition in the Title: Dr. Fraz Naseem & Ors V/S UOI & Ors Case: IA.13 in CWP. 433/2013 with Akshay Sindu & Ors V/S UOI & Ors CWP. 716/2013 Lipika Gupta V/S UOI & Ors CWP. 737/2013 Priya Gupta V/S State of Chattisgarh & Ors IA.NO… /2014 IN CA.4318/2012 , the registration for the All India Quota PG 2014 Online Counseling continues as per Counseling Schedule. The processing of filled choices shall not be done by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) till further directions from the Hon’ble Supreme Court in above petitions . Posted on 03-03-2014 Official Notice: Click here