Medical Council of India extends last date for admission to MD/MS courses

MCI extends last date for admission to MD/MS courses
  • MCI allowed the extension after getting a nod from the Supreme Court.
  • The last date for admission to the courses for the academic session 2020-2021 has been extended from May 31 to July 31.

The Medical Council of India on Friday announced the extension of the last date for admission to post-graduate medical courses (MD/MS) in all medical colleges.

The last date for admission to the courses for the academic session 2020-2021 has been extended from May 31 to July 31. The commencement of the academic session will take place between July 1 and July 31.

The MCI allowed the extension after getting a nod from the Supreme Court. Earlier, on May 28, the MCI had filed an application in the Apex Court, seeking an extension, as the time schedule prescribed in the Council Regulation could not be followed due to the nationwide COVID-19 lockdown.

The MCI has also allowed extension in the grant of letter of permission for establishment of new medical colleges, renewal of permission and starting or increasing seats in super speciality courses.

The last date for the grant of letter of permission for starting Super-Speciality courses/increase in admission capacity for Super Speciality Courses for the academic session 2020-2021 has been extended from May 31 to July 15.

The last date for the grant of letter of permission for establishment of medical colleges as well as the increase in intake capacity of existing medical colleges in respect of MBBS course for the academic session 2020-2021 has been extended from May 31 to August 31.
Source: The Tribune

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