Counselling to all postgraduate (PG) medical seats done in the first and second round for state medical colleges has been cancelled following several pending court cases. The counselling scheduled to be held on May 31 has also been postponed until further orders from the central ministry of health and family welfare.
In a letter to the principal secretary of the state, the central ministry has informed that counselling that was currently underway and was being conducted by UPDGME (Uttar Pradesh Directorate General of Medical Education) has been cancelled. This also include PG medical seats in JN Medical College (JNMC) of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) of Banaras Hindu university (BHU) amongst other state run medical colleges.
Signed by KK Krishanan, under secretary to the government of India, the letter states, “Due to uncertain condition and several cases pending in high court and Supreme Court, cancel all counselling done by UPDGME including first and second round and postpone counselling scheduled to be held on May 31 till further orders.”