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100 MBBS seats approved for Churachandpur Medical College

Churachandpur Medical College (CMC) is the first medical college to be set up in the hill districts of Manipur.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 24 Aug 2022, 3:19 pm

Administrative building and academic block of Churachandpur Medical College (PHOTO: TWITTER)
Administrative building and academic block of Churachandpur Medical College (PHOTO: TWITTER)

The Medical Assessment & Rating Board (MARB) of the National Medical Commission has approved 100 MBBS seats for Churachandpur Medical College on Tuesday and have sent the permission letter to Chief Minister N Biren Singh.

“In yet another great news for the state, I have just received the Letter of Permission for 100 MBBS Seats for Churachandpur Medical College. With this permission being granted, we can start the admissions process,” the CM posted on his official Facebook page.

“This is how our Hon’ble PM Narendra Modi Ji shows his love and affection for the people of Manipur. It was only a few weeks ago that we have received the Letter of Intent and after fulfilling the formalities, the permission has been granted today,” the CM continued, adding that “under PM Modi Ji’s leadership, development cannot take a back seat, come what may”.

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A letter addressed to the dean/principal, Government Medical College, Churachandpur, by member/president of Medical Assessment & Rating Board (MARB), National Medical Commission stated that they are “directed to refer to your application for starting of new medical college Government Medical College, Churachandpur in the state of Manipur under Manipur University with annual intake of 100 MBBS seats u/s 26(1)(a)(b) and 28(1)(2) of the NMC Act, 2019 for the academic year 2022-2023”.

This permission for starting of the above mentioned MBBS course and admission of students will be for such time the first batch of students admitted against the above course appears for the final examination in the subject. The college authorities may take up the matter for recognition of the qualification under section 35(2) of the IMC Act at the time of first batch admitted against the sanctioned intake of final examination with the National Medical Commission, the letter stated.

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The letter further stated that the dean/principal and the institution is fully responsible to fulfil and maintain norms including the infrastructure, both physical and human resource, teaching faculty and clinical material, etc. throughout the academic year as stipulated in Regulation of NMC. In case false/wrong declaration or fabricated documents have been used for procuring admission of the MARB and the said misconduct is brought to the notice of the NMC or found during surprise assessment at any stage during the current year, your institution is liable, not to be considered for recognition of the degree. This letter of permission will be revoked for the current academic year in such exigency arises, the letter stated, adding that the NMC is entitled to take all such measures against the dean/principal and the institution as permissible under law.

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The letter also notified that it is mandatory to develop a biometric attendance, website on the medical college/institution and display all information of the college, courses offered, faculty available and their experiences of the last five years, students joining and affiliating university. The letter also called for displaying the hospital services, facilities available and the equipment in each specialty and also show OP, IO Census including births and deaths as per the municipal/government records.

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