Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicMedical colleges

Topic: Medical colleges

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.

NEET 2022 Result, Answer Key to be announced soon at, Check expected Cut off for Government Colleges

Candidates are supposed to apply for NEET UG Counselling post the announcement of the NEET 2022 result and merit list.

80,000 seats, 7 lakh takers — inside story of why thousands of aspiring Indian doctors fly abroad

Even students who score in 90th percentile of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) cannot always get a medical seat in India because of a huge demand-supply mismatch.

India’s medical education needs more push from Modi govt. Affordable colleges still a dream

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Now Charak Shapath to replace Hippocratic Oath? Medical board holds talks with colleges

The Hippocratic Oath, dating back to Greek philosopher and physician Hippocrates, is an oath of ethics administered to medical practitioners.

NMC says fees of 50% seats in private medical colleges to be on par with govt institutions

National Medical Commission guidelines said that the benefit of this fee structure would be first made available to those candidates who have availed govt quota seats.

Petitioners in SC question ‘completely arbitrary’ Rs 8 lakh income cap to determine EWS quota

Govt-appointed panel suggested sticking to Rs 8 lakh annual income limit for determination of EWS quota in connection with the ongoing admissions to NEET-PG courses.

SC permits NTA to declare NEET results for admissions to undergraduate medical courses

The top court stayed Bombay HC's order asking NTA not to declare NEET results & conduct re-examination for 2 aspirants in Maharashtra whose question papers, OMR sheets had got mixed.

Indian healthcare is missing out on talents not inclined to join medical profession

Long training period, lack of commensurate remuneration and shortage of opportunities for professional growth are hampering student entry into the medical field. Here's the way out.

TN passed bill to exclude state from NEET. But here’s why assembly approval isn’t enough

Education is part of Concurrent list and, according to the Constitution, Tamil Nadu will need President's nod for this bill to hold. Even then Parliament can repeal it.

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An office of the Popular Front of India (PFI) at Chandrayangutta, in Hyderabad on 22 September 2022 | ANI Photo

PFI ban is no quick fix for jihadi threat. See how SIMI ban birthed Indian Mujahideen

The toxic influence of Islamism represented by PFI shows a complex matrix of deeply embedded political and social problems. The fight needs political action, not just police.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.