Madras HC orders CB-CID probe into PG medical admissions

Chennai: Madras High Court today ordered a CB-CID probe into the PG medical admissions. The order was issued based on a petition which stated that there was malpratice in the admissions.

Justice Anand Venkatesh said that those who become doctors by paying money without proper eligibility are a big threat to the society. The Court had already scrapped the admission of 65 post graduate medical students, who have completed their courses in six Puducherry-based institutions. It is high time that courts stopped showing misplaced sympathy for ineligible candidates admitted to medical courses, said the Court.

In 2017-18, admission to PG medical courses in Puducherry were conducted through CENTAC (centralised admission committee) based on PG-NEET marks, but these institutions admitted 65 students on their own.

An amount of Rs 30 lakh has also been imposed by the Court on these institutions for violating norms in admission process.


NT Bureau