Wednesday, February 27, 2008
Quota for SCs/STs in MBBS, BDS
The Union Government has decided to introduce reservation for Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes candidates in undergraduate medical and dental courses from this year under the all-India entrance examination. With the introduction of the quota, nearly 310 SC and 155 ST students will benefit this year. In 2007, the total number of MBBS/BDS seats was 2,075, which were filled on the basis of merit.The CBSE will conduct the preliminary test for the all-India entrance exam on April 6 and the final on May 11.