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NExT exam rules being finalised, to be placed before NMC next month

NExT will be a combined exam, which will act as the licentiate exam to practice modern medicine.

The commission’s academic cell on Friday wrote to medical institutions to know the status regarding completion of the current batches of final MBBS courses to help finalise the dates for conducting the test (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on May 30, 2023 06:17 AM IST

CPS-affiliated institutions urge medical education dept to conduct inspections

Institutions affiliated to the College of Physicians and Surgeons (CPS) in Mumbai have requested an inspection of their premises by the state medical education department. This comes in response to a show-cause notice issued by the department, which had identified anomalies in hospitals offering CPS-affiliated courses. The CPS is scheduled to meet with the medical education secretary on 29 May to respond to the notice. An investigation by the Maharashtra Medical Council last year found deficiencies in 45 institutions, with 73 refusing inspection.

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Updated on May 27, 2023 12:57 AM IST

‘Mentor institutes’ to ensure quality work at 3 upcoming medical colleges, assist in recruitment

Medical education dept selects three existing medical colleges to act as ‘mentor institutes’ for upcoming govt medical colleges

PGIMS Rohtak will act as a mentor institute for the upcoming Pandit Neki Ram Sharma Govt Medical College in Bhiwani. Two new medical colleges are also coming up at Jind and Mahendragarh. (HT file photo)
Updated on May 12, 2023 11:15 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Ayurveda, Homeopathy students to soon be taught human anatomy using cadavers

Medical students in Ayush colleges in Uttar Pradesh will be able to study human anatomy using cadavers, following recommended amendments to the Uttar Pradesh Anatomy Act of 1956. The changes will have to be approved by the state government and will necessitate the provision of dedicated storage space for cadavers. The move is designed to equip Ayush students with knowledge they need to treat patients effectively, according to Dr Arvind K Verma, director of Homeopathy in Uttar Pradesh.

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Updated on May 11, 2023 09:28 PM IST
ByGaurav Saigal

Major rejig in Himachal: 12 IAS, 14 HAS officers transferred

The Himachal Pradesh government has transferred 12 IAS officers and 14 HAS officers in the first major administrative reshuffle of the Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu government.

This is the first major administrative reshuffle of the Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu government.
Updated on Apr 24, 2023 11:45 PM IST
By, Shimla
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