New Delhi: The Medical Council of India(MCI), has made an open declaration that a fabricated/ forged circular that is doing the rounds, claiming the last date of admission to be October 17, as against the declared October 7. Terming all admissions done beyond October 7 as illegal, the apex body has forewarned all medical institutions that student admissions done after the declared date will be cancelled. The MCI has also declared that open action will taken by the body, against those playing mischief with the MCI circular.
The above stated forged MCI circular was issued on October 10, which was changed by certain mischief mongers to October 17. A fresh MCI circular refuting it as for fabricated document has been issued on October 21.
The notice by MCI issued on Sunday, is dated October 21. The notice reads, “A circular was issued by the monitoring section of the council on October 10, regarding online filling of information relating to admissions made in medical colleges for first year MBBS degree for the academic year 2016-17 to the medical colleges of the seven states where the last date if admissions for MBBS course was extended up to October 7 by the Supreme Court. The information in this regard was required to be filled on or before October 14.
No extension has been granted by the council office for filing in the details and any request for extension of time has not been entertained by the Medical Council of India.”
The notice further said that it received an email and on investigating it, the council realized that someone has forged the dates. The notice regarding this states, “They have fabricated the date of issuance of the circular from October 10 to October 17 and changed the last date of making entries in the online filling of information from October 15 to November 3.”
The MCI is planning to initiate legal proceedings against the unknown mischievous elements. The educational body has also put in a word of caution for medical institutions by declaring that all admissions after the said date of Oct 7 would be considered as and actually cancelled.
The officials of the Medical Council of India remained unavailable to all attempts of establishing contact by the media.