New Delhi: Through a recent notice, the Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) has issued a sort of advisory to MBBS aspirants, asking them to go through a relevant information about medical colleges, the status of their MBBS courses, stipend, rural service etc, before opting for a particular course.
The MCC also made it clear that it shall neither be responsible nor shall entertain any case on such grounds, if it comes before the committee.
The notice clearly stated
All the participating candidates/institutes/colleges/universities of Online Undergraduate (MBBS and BDS) CoursesCounselling: 2018 are informed that MCC/DGHS collects the college information from the participating States/Colleges/Institutes for the benefit of the participating candidates. The same is made available on MCC website under the heading College Information. Candidates are advised to go through the same. Stipend/Fee structure/course duration/bond amount/rendering of service in rural/ tribal area/ other conditions etc. may vary from State to State and Institute to Institute and same was already been mentioned in the Q. No. 48 of the frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).
Some seats may be approved/ permitted but not yet recognized by MCI/DCI. The allotment made through online allotment process will be firm and final as per Hon’ble Supreme Court’s guidelines. Therefore, the candidates should well examine these points before opting for a seat at a medical college. Candidates are advised to go through the website of college/institution also to check the information. In case they require any additional information, they can contact the college/institution on telephone also.
This indeed comes as a warning to medical aspirants as many students opt for a particular medical college, without realizing that the said seats are approved/ permitted but not yet recognized by MCI. The MCC made it clear, that it is the students’ responsibility to be aware of all the facts before opting for a seat. Moreover the notice added
The Medical Counseling Committee (MCC) shall neither be responsible nor shall entertain any case on above grounds, if any.
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