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AIIMS to admit 100 students for UG courses from 2017 | NEET hits capitation fee, private medical colleges hike tuition charges

AIIMS, New Delhi will admit 100 students from India and seven students from other countries for its undergraduate programme from the next academic session, according to AIIMS Director Dr M C Misra.

AIIMS to admit 100 students for UG courses from 2017

New Delhi: The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here will admit 100 students from the country for its undergraduate programme from the next academic session, AIIMS Director Dr M C Misra said on Monday. Besides, seven foreign nationals would also be admitted for the institute’s MBBS course from 2017. The institute currently admits 77 students — 72 Indian nationals and five foreigners — for UG courses.

AIIMS performed 1.5 lakh surgeries in 2015-16: Health Minister

New Delhi: AIIMS Delhi performed about 1.5 lakh surgeries and attended to 30 lakh outpatients and 2.5 lakh inpatients during 2015-16, Union Health Minister J P Nadda said here on Monday while addressing a gathering on the occasion of the Foundation Day of AIIMS currently celebrating its diamond jubilee.

NEET hits capitation fee, private medical colleges hike tuition charges

New Delhi: With the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) becoming a hurdle to charging capitation fees, private medical colleges across India have substantially hiked tuition fees, while the cost of medical education in government colleges remains the same. For instance, Chennai’s SRM Medical College has increased its tuition fee from Rs 10 lakh per annum last year to Rs 21 lakh a year now or Rs 94.5 lakh for the four-and-a-half year MBBS course.

Nominations invited for elections to Maharashtra Medical Council; elections to be held on December 18

Pune: The state government has issued a notification inviting nominations for the elections to the Maharashtra Medical Council (MMC) by October 24. The elections will be held on December 18, a notification by Ajit Sasulkar, Returning Officer, Election to the MMC, has said.

States for more say in body replacing Medical Council of India

New Delhi: States, in their deliberations with the government’s think-tank Niti Aayog, have pitched for more representation in the National Medical Commission (NMC), the new body likely to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI). The state governments reportedly feel that more participation in the working of NMC will help formulate policies and regulations, which are more broad-based and cater to aspirations of all the states.

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