States rules will apply to category of reverted AIQ PG medical seats, MCC issues clarification
New Delhi: Through a recent notification, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has informed about the change of category of All India Quota seats after being reverted to State Quota subsequent to completion of Round-2 of PG Counselling.
The committee had been receiving many representations regarding the same and hence issuing a clarification in this regard, the MCC has now stated that once the PG Medical seats are reverted back to the respective states they are deemed to be converted to State Quota and rules/ regulations/ reservation of the concerned state will apply.
The notice clearly states:
Vide the directions of the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in I.A. No. 16 of 2012 in Civil Appeal No. (s). 1944 of 1993 in the matter of 'Anand S. Biji V/s State of Kerala & Ors.', the Directorate General of Health Services, Government of India, New Delhi has been entrusted with the responsibility to conduct Online Counselling for allotment of Post Graduate (MD/MS/Diploma and MDS) seats to the eligible and qualified candidates in participating Government Medical/Dental Colleges of the country under 50% All India Quota every year.
In this regard, it is mentioned that MCC is following the Guidelines formulated by the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in I.A No. 7 & 8 in W.P No. 76 of 2015 Ashish Ranjan & Ors. Vs. Union of India & Ors. which states as under:
"All India Quota Seats remaining vacant after last date for joining, after Round-2 will be deemed to be converted into state quota."
In view of the aforementioned:
Once the seats are reverted back to the respective states they are deemed to be converted to State Quota and rules/ regulations/ reservation of the concerned state will apply.
Hence, the Institution/ State reservation rules have been applied on All India Quota reverted seats and the categories have been changed as per existing running roster of State/ Institution.
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