Over 2000 seats vacant in medical schools as infra, cost keep students away

Over 2000 seats vacant in medical schools as infra, cost keep students away

Despite a shortage of institutions offering the MBBS course, as many as 2,078 seats remained vacant in 83 of the country’s 417 private and government medical colleges this year. This is a significant jump from the previous year, when such vacancies stood at a mere 28 seats. A reply from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to an HT application filed under the Right to Information Act revealed that just 56,748 seats of the total 58,826 MBBS seats were filled — leaving as many as 2,078 seats vacant. Read |…

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Over 2000 seats vacant in medical schools as infra, cost keep students away

Over 2000 seats vacant in medical schools as infra, cost keep students away

Despite a shortage of institutions offering the MBBS course, as many as 2,078 seats remained vacant in 83 of the country’s 417 private and government medical colleges this year. This is a significant jump from the previous year, when such vacancies stood at a mere 28 seats. A reply from the Medical Council of India (MCI) to an HT application filed under the Right to Information Act revealed that just 56,748 seats of the total 58,826 MBBS seats were filled — leaving as many as 2,078 seats vacant. Read |…

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