Self-financing colleges demand stopping MBBS spot admission; Govt not ready

Thiruvananthapuram: Amid allegations of conspiracy by govt and office of Commissioner of Entrance Examinations, the private medical college managements have demanded immediate stoppage to ongoing spot admission process.

The time-limit for spot admission as per Supreme Court order ended on

Thursday, but managements continued to offer the same into NRI reserved ones, the managements claimed.

The NRI  seats, they claimed sabotages ‘merit’ list, by converting them to spot admission seats.

Going by rules, NRI seats can only be converted into general seats and a re-counselling procedure has to be carried out after inviting fresh applications, all on the basis on merit. When seats convert to general category , the managements stand to lose Rs. 20 lakh per seat.

The situation now, some managements allege is that, students topping the merit list have returned disappointed with spot admission closure while those ranking below are gaining seats.

The quality of medicos turned out will be affected, they claimed and will move the court against CEE permitting such admissions, they said.

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