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MCI’s VISION 2015 and PG medical selection: continuing to produce square pegs for round holes?

Prabha S Chandra, Sowmya shree

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2012.003


The need for better methods of selection for postgraduate (PG) medical seats in different specialties has never been more keenly felt than in the current scenario. Multiple entrance exams, management quota and paid seats, the urgency to get into a PG seat at any cost and the mushrooming of PG entrance exam coaching centres have added to the angst and woes of medical students. Currently the Indian medical education system is one of the largest in the world with around 250 colleges fully recognised by the Medical Council of India (MCI).

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