SC to listen to plea on extension of deadline for PG medical seats


A plea was filed within the Supreme Courtroom on Tuesday looking for a path to the Directorate Normal of Well being Providers (DGHS) to increase the deadline for post-graduate medical programs until June 17, as almost 450 to 500 seats are but to be stuffed.

The petition stated: “The good thing about extension of Stray Emptiness Spherical to medical schools to be able to fill vacant seats for the present tutorial yr. This is able to be useful to the involved schools but additionally to the scholars who need to be part of a medical institute to pursue PG programs.”

The final date of counselling for PG medical programs was on Could 31.

Advocate Devashish Bharuka, representing a society of deemed universities/medical schools, knowledgeable a trip bench comprising Justices Indira Banerjee and Ajay Rastogi that deemed universities search instructions from the courtroom to increase the deadline for Stray Emptiness Spherical for meritorious college students.

These college students have already certified the Nationwide Eligibility-cum-Entrance Check (NEET) and their names have been included in DGHS ready listing.

Bharuka contended earlier than the courtroom these college students ought to be given one other alternative moderately than PG seats remaining vacant within the present tutorial yr.

The courtroom has issued notices to the Centre and the Medical Council of India, and the matter is listed for additional listening to on Wednesday.

The petition delivered to the discover of the courtroom that lots of of seats go vacant yearly in PG medical programs attributable to sure technical or different cause, regardless of the perfect efforts of the medical schools. Due to this fact, attributable to technical causes many college students regardless of passing the NEET, fail to get admissions in PG medical programs.

“The medical establishments spend big cash in creating the infrastructure for offering high quality schooling and if not utilised, then it’s a waste which is detrimental to the curiosity of each the establishment and the coed,” argued Bharuka earlier than the courtroom.

The medical universities/schools have already made representations to DGHS to grant permission for one further spherical of counselling, however to no avail.Due to this fact, the petitioner has moved the highest courtroom.

“The scholars journey from varied components of the nation to affix PG programs and take a call after trying on the infrastructure and different services of the establishments. Many college students couldn’t attain in time, and this led to many vacant seats in medical schools throughout the nation”, stated the petition.

Deemed universities contended earlier than the courtroom that they got 5 days – Could 27 to Could 31 – to finish the PG admissions in Stray Emptiness Spherical, which is definitely inadequate.



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