SupremeCourt hears a plea by Society of Indian Academy of Medical Genetics challenging eligibility criteria to the course of Doctorate of Medicine Medical Genetics since it allows postgraduates from every medical discipline to apply for the DM course
Adv Sudhanshu Choudhari: As per the NMC guidelines, there are only 3 courses wherein the students from medical genetics can apply. Now they've allowed it for everybody. Someone who has nothing to do with this course.
Choudhari: Say someone who has done PG in anotomy or biology will not be able to treat the patients. Guidelines prescribed by NMC which only entitles the applicants from three clinical disciplines viz Medicine, Pediatrics and Obstetrics-Gynaecology to apply
SC ORDER: Attention drawn to judgement of Delhi HC dated August 21, 2020 by which the earlier WP filed by petitioner was dismissed on the ground that the petiitoner had no locus, they had no personal interest in the petition.
SC: Challenge by petitioner relates to eligibility qualificiations for course of DM Medical Genetics & DrNB Medical Genetics.
Issue notice. Returnable in two weeks.
Choudhari: I will serve them Dasti