MBBS Admissions: MCC Invites Applications for Wards of COVID
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Through a recent notification, the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC) has invited applications from eligible NEET 2020 candidates for the newly introduced category called 'Wards of COVID Warriors' under which the kin of Covid-19 warriors will be granted MBBS and BDS admissions this academic year.

In addition, the counselling authority has also released the terms of eligibility for the candidates seeking admissions under the said category.

For the first time, a special category has been created- for 'wards of covid warriors' and the nominations of candidates will be made by the Medical Council Committee, DGHS.

The health ministry had launched this reservation in its endeavour to dignify and honour the noble contribution made by the COVID Warriors in the treatment and management of COVID patients across the country amid the pandemic.

The category comes in subject to the guidelines for selection and nomination of candidates against Central Pool MBBS seats for the academic Year 2020-21.

5 MBBS seats have been reserved under this category with 1 each in NSCB Medical College, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, JLN Medical College and Govt Medical College Haldwani.

To view the official notification, click the below link.

Source: https://mcc.nic.in/UGCounselling/Home/ShowPdf?Type=E0184ADEDF913B076626646D3F52C3B49C39AD6D&ID=87277D4685E66D0F85B9A13ED48C9253D5BC8FB0
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