The parents are going to approach Supreme Court to seek ‘conditional’ extension for MBBS & BDS admissions. Last week, Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) made a plea to SC for an extension. However, SC did not give the nod to an extension. The DMER had pleaded SC that some of the MBBS/BDS seats are vacant and hence the date could be extended. The last date for medical admissions was October 7, 2016. DMER did not give clarity on seats vacant in private medical colleges and deemed universities.
Director of DMER, Pravin Singhare revealed that six seats are vacant for MBBS course in government medical colleges. However, all the BDS seats have been filled, and no seats are vacant. He mentioned that around 25 seats are vacant for MBBS course and 200 seats are vacant for BDS course in private medical colleges. DMER noticed that there have been duplications in enrollments in private medical colleges.
At this juncture, parents have decided to seek ‘conditional’ extension early next week. One of the parents mentioned that several candidates with good NEET scores are yet to secure admission. Parents also pointed that most of the private colleges have conducted admissions on a first come, first serve basis. The Director of DMER extended its support to the parents.