Medics with domicile search state quota seats
Faridkot, Might 13
On the day the Supreme Court docket declined to postpone the NEET, scheduled to be held on Might 21, many aspirants for MD/MS medical programs in the present day wrote to the state minister for well being and medical training, urging him to make all Punjab domicile college students eligible for state quota seats.
Fifty per cent of the MD/MS seats fall underneath the state quota seats and the remainder underneath the all India quota (AIQ) seats. Whereas the admissions on the state quota seats are made by Baba Farid College of Well being Sciences (BFUHS) from among the many candidates within the state medical schools, the admission on the AIQ seats is made by the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) within the workplace of Director Normal of Well being Companies at New Delhi from throughout the nation. As per the prospectus of NEET-PG-2021, launched by the BFUHS, college students who’ve accomplished their MBBS from different states usually are not eligible for the state quota seats. Solely those that have handed their MBBS from Punjab are eligible for these seats.
A lot of college students from Punjab pursue MBBS from different states on AIQ seats. Many such college students need themselves to be thought of for 50% state quota seats in Punjab. In Haryana, Maharashtra and plenty of different states, each scholar having state domicile standing is eligible for state quota PG seats, regardless of his/her school in MBBS course, mentioned Kamaljeet Malwa, father of a scholar.
“We should always not compromise on high quality college students and will give an opportunity to all Punjab domicile college students to compete for state quota seats. We should always give likelihood to the excessive meritorious college students on the premise of their domicile, not school,” demanded the mother and father in a letter to the minister.
Dr Raj Bahadur, VC, BFUHS, mentioned, “The admissions are carried out as per the rules of the Division of Medical Schooling and Analysis. We’ll do it in response to the state authorities norms.”