Medical admissions cancelled: 95 college students lose PG seats for rule violations in Puducherry

Puducherry The Medical Council of India (MCI) has rescinded admission of 95 college students in PG programs at seven non-public medical schools right here for the 2017-2018 session as they have been enrolled by violating guidelines and laws, lieutenant governor Kiran Bedi has stated.

She stated in a launch on Friday evening that the MCI had issued instructions to seven non-public medical schools and deemed universities “to discharge the 95 college students admitted to PG programs in any other case via a standard counselling by the CENTAC or Centralised Admission Committee, an official panel constituted by Puducherry authorities for counselling of scholars for skilled programs.”

Bedi stated the step taken by the MCI to annul the admission of the scholars was “a breakthrough.”

The managements had admitted the scholars though they’d not undergone counselling by the CENTAC which has been made obligatory by the Supreme Courtroom, she stated.

The MCI had acted powerful “by cancelling admissions.”

“We have now obtained a letter from the MCI on the cancellation of irregular admission,” she added.

Bedi stated lots of the college students who got provisional allotment by CENTAC within the PG stream not too long ago have been refused admission within the schools.

The aggrieved college students had met her and submitted oral and written complaints.

The coed alleged that non-public medical schools allegedly denied them admission even after they paid the payment fastened by the payment committee.

Deemed universities had additionally refused them admission and allegedly demanded an “exorbitant payment of Rs 40 to Rs 50 lakh per 12 months”.

The Director of Well being and Household Providers in Puducherry, who’s the nodal officer of the Union territory, was requested to furnish the record of scholars admitted in every of the seven non-public medical schools right here to the MCI.

The MCI was additionally apprised via a separate record of the “discrepancies made by medical schools in admitting college students to the PG programs,” the assertion stated.

Bedi acknowledged that she had additionally written to the MCI chief forwarding the record of “discrepancies” detected within the admission by the universities. The Monitoring Committee of the MCI rigorously examined the record of scholars admitted by non-public schools with that of scholars who have been allotted seats via CENTAC underneath widespread counselling.

The scholars who didn’t discover a place within the record of these allotted seats via CENTAC have been directed “to be discharged by the involved schools”.

The Council has additionally directed the universities to ship a compliance report inside two weeks.

It has additionally despatched copies of the instructions to Pondicherry College, the affiliating college for personal medical schools, for acceptable motion.

“It’s the… obligation and accountability of Puducherry authorities to make sure that the meritorious college students who have been allotted the PG seats via CENTAC are admitted in opposition to the vacant seats now arising out of cancellation of admission of 95 college students by MCI within the non-public schools,” Bedi stated within the launch.

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