National Medical Commission asks Supreme Court to extend deadlines to Admissions to MBBS, Super-specialty courses
New Delhi: With the COVID-19 pandemic, causing delay in the entire medical admissions process across the country, the apex medical regulator, the National Medical Commission (NMC) has now filed a series of applications with the Supreme Court asking it to extend deadlines to MBBS and Super-speciality courses.
As per the current rules, the last date of admission in MBBS Course for the academic session 2020-21 is 31st August 2020, while the last date of admission in Super-Speciality medical course for the academic session 2020-21 is also 31st August 2020.
However, on account of the pandemic, the entrance exams for these courses in the month of October 2020, with the counselling still on. Keeping the circumstances in mind, the NMC decided to file Applications in the Hon'ble Supreme Court praying for extension of time